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Address: San Felipe, Mexico

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Small town 2 Hours away from Mexicali

Though is small town I honestly like the tranquility of this place. The color of the water in "mar of cortez" is just beautiful. Granted that is a small town, Good Places are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2016
cesar m
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El Paso, Texas
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I've been going to San Felipe for over 40 years but about 7 yrs ago, I swore it off because I saw it as another dirty unsafe town south of the border. As a turn of fairness, we went for a week in April 2016 to see how things changed. Very much to our surprise, the town is substantially cleaner,... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Though is small town I honestly like the tranquility of this place. The color of the water in "mar of cortez" is just beautiful. Granted that is a small town, Good Places are hard to fine but they exist I found one excellent place but a little price $250.00 dlls per night for a 2 bedroom Condo. However, in February... More 

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3 Thank cesar m
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Went for long walks on the endless beach and into the village. The shrimp and fish are world class as good as anything you could find anywhere in the world.

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4 Thank stani327
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

This is not the"South Beach"of Miami, Florida, as one (drunk?) poster seems to think! Rather, it's a beautiful beach in San Felipe, Mexico.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you go anywhere in the South Beach area, make sure you lock your car and belongings in a safe. Don't leave anything valuable in your room, including passports, money, camera equipment, computers, anything. You'll get robbed as soon as you turn your back. Sorry, this place used to be nice, but now everyone is robbing everyone else, especially during... More 

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5 Thank Jackie D
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

First off, it was hellava drive down there, but once you checked into your vacation home, had a cocktail or 2, it was time to party with the locals! My friends and I had an amazing time there. From catching so many fish, to seeing everyone driving ATV's and Sandrails, it is a place to party and have difference kinds... More 

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seattle and north
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

the land above the beach rises on sand cliffs that have been eroded in wonderous ways. the tide goes way out leaving tidepools that are warm and filled with life. when you go in the water, scuff the bottom, stirring up the sand, so that you don't surprise a stingray or jellyfish. but watch for crabs too! and then the... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Ii allways love san felipe since i remember my dad use to take us there iwas bearly like 7 or 8 years old i had an uncle that lived there and work at the el cortez hotel 43 years ago and i allways go back on the time we use to go every year everything was nice i had to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

we walked around and ended up stoping towards the end of the malecon. we rented one of those moving DJ and had a party on the sidewalk...people driving around clapped and cheered with the music...it was awesome!!!

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