Ensenada medical tourism guide and specialists

Ensenada it’s the main port of Baja California and is located 72 miles from San Diego, Cal., making it a great destination for tourists looking for sun, quietness and affordable medical services.
Local weather: 16.64 °C
Here you’ll find the Guadalupe Island, the best place to see white sharks, sea lions and between December and April whale migrates from Alaska to these warm waters. The bay of Todos los Santos is ideal for those who like fishing, strolling around the malecon or sports like kayaking and adventurous tours along the mountains.

One of the best things to do in Ensenada is visit the Valle de Guadalupe, this valley is recognized as the largest wine producer in Mexico. Here you’ll get to see beautiful vineyards, learn the wine making process, taste different local wines and enjoy the best restaurants in the region.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.

Ensenada general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Safety tips
Ensenada is considered a very safe city where tourists can feel peace and enjoy its attractions with tranquility. We recommend to take the same common-sense precautions you would take while visiting any new city.
Crossing the border
Approximate time to cross the border at peak hours (4pm-6pm)
San Ysidro
Vehicle: 1:10 hrs.
Pedestrian: 1 min.
US Fee: -
Otay Mesa
Vehicle: 40 min.
Pedestrian: 1 min.
US Fee: -
Arriving by land
If you decide to drive to Ensenada, Baja California you can cross the border through two bridges, San Ysidro and Otay Mesa. Before traveling to Ensenada, we suggest to consult with your car insurance if they cover you in Mexico.
Distance to Tijuana, B.C. (Approx.)
Carlsbad – 52 miles
Irvine – 102 miles
Anaheim – 112 miles
Los Angeles - 138 miles
Las Vegas – 348 miles
Phoenix – 366 miles
Arriving by air
Ensenada doesn’t have airport, but due to its closeness to the border you can arrive directly to San Diego, Cal. or Tijuana, B.C.

The hospital in Ensenada offers airport shuttle to its patients. Prior your arrival, please schedule your pickup directly with the hospital.
Common flights to San Diego, Cal. (Approx.)
Atlanta - 4:20 Hrs.
Boston - 6:10 Hrs.
Denver - 2:20 Hrs.
Detroit - 4:35 Hrs.
Los Angeles - 54 min.
Minneapolis - 3:40 Hrs.
Phoenix - 1:14 min.
Seattle - 2:50 Hrs.
Toronto - 5:50 Hrs.
Vancouver - 2:55 Hrs.
Where to stay?
Ensenada has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $30 - $80 USD per night.
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Additional information
Ensenada attractions
The Malecon
El Mirador
Calle Primera
Places you can drive from Ensenada (Approx.)
Las Cañadas - 17 miles
Valle de Guadalupe - 26 miles
Rosarito - 58 miles
Tijuana - 65 miles
Tecate - 67 miles

To visit these places, you can rent a car or book a tour.
General information
You can visit these websites to find events, concerts and more things to do during your visit.


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Upper view of the Bufadora
Street walk of the Ensenada’s Malecon
Sunset over vineyards of the Valle de Guadalpue