What to do along the wine route in Valle de Guadalupe
Things to do in Valle de Guadalupe are not limited to the wine region, but they also extend to the destinations that are nearby, where you will find numerous attractions, touristic sites and activities to perfectly complement your visit to the wine route.
Below, you will find some of the most recognized.
Ensenada is one of the main destinations with many different tourist attractions you’ll find around Valle de Guadalupe. Besides the bay where you can witness unique sunsets, this place has beaches to go for a walk or sunbathe, go on boat rides and do water sports, and it also has shopping malls and different restaurants.
You can walk around the streets in the downtown area of this port town, which is full of traditions, you can buy souvenirs from this city in Baja California, learn more about the town’s history and enjoy different entertainment events.
The grapevine museum and the wine zone
This cultural center, located in Ensenada, minutes away from Valle de Guadalupe, is a must-see spot during your visit to the wine route. Its permanent collection will show you the history of the region, the wine industry and its relationship to art.
It also has 4 exhibit rooms in which you’ll learn about the art, history, identity and industry of wine specifically, but also of the region. This place also hosts concerts, vineyard tours and guided visits.
The best vineyards in Ensenada
Valle de Guadalupe is a place where there is a wide range of wineries, which produce most of the wine in Mexico, due to the weather and soil properties which generate a climate similar to that of the Mediterranean, where high quality wines are produced.
This region, which is known for its gorgeous landscapes built by the vineyards, offers different wineries which produce different wine varieties that you can visit with tours of the best wine route in Mexico.
The typical dishes of Valle de Guadalupe reflect the fact that the town is near Ensenada Bay, where high quality seafood and fish are found. This town is also the birthplace of fish tacos.
Although fish tacos are the typical dish of this area, you’ll also find other dishes that you must try, such as ceviche, tiraditos de abulón, and others. Near the winery area you’ll find country dishes accompanied by fish, meat cuts and vegetables which, paired with the right wine, will give you an explosion of unbeatable and unforgettable flavors.
Hot-air balloon ride
Hot-air balloon rides are one of the activities that you should not miss during your visit to Valle de Guadalupe and Ensenada, since they offer you the opportunity to enjoy the marvelous landscapes of the wine route from another perspective.
You can live this experience with your partner, with friends or with your whole family.
Golf at Bajamar
If you love golf, Ensenada also has attractions for you, because it has one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the north of the country in Bajamar, 45 minutes away from our resort, where you can have a fun afternoon.
This golf course, located just some meters away from the sea, has gorgeous views and ample spaces to practice this sport, 18 holes distributed in 2 courses, as well as services to make your stay more comfortable.
Sea fishing is another sport you can enjoy during your visit to the wine route in Valle de Guadalupe, since Ensenada, a port town nearby, is known for a wide variety of fish, among which you’ll find mackerel, barracuda, snapper, white fish, cod, salmon, white tuna, and sea bass. There are different fishing tours in which you can include the rent of a yacht or private boat.
Whale sighting is one of the natural wonders that everyone should witness at least once, and you can do it when you visit Valle de Guadalupe, since Ensenada, just minutes away from the most important wine region in the country, is one of the favorite sports for whales between the months of December and April.
Witness the migration to this part of the country of gray whales, and the majesty and beauty of this surviving unique species.
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