Fun in the sun is virtually guaranteed in san felipe, mexico. Last year we spent a month in san felipe, baja california on the sea of cortez in our. San felipe has long been a favorite destination for visitors from the southwestern united states, unlike its counterparts on the pacific coast rosarito beach and ensenada this charming fishing village has somehow managed to retain most of its. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,183 people. San felipe, baja, mexico on february 26, my friend steve and i left san diego for the west coast of baja. With sweeping, panoramic views, it yields nothing less than a masters painting in every di rection. San felipe is notable for its orderly streets, cheery caribbean feel and painted wooden houses. Yes, in the gulf of california or sea of cortez, whichever you prefer. Baja californias recipe for saving fishing communities. The project is on track to welcome clients in the summer of 2015. San felipe stakes grade ii won by bolt doro, march 10, 2018. Cowpatty the current whale situation between san felipe.
Monday afternoon an emergency call reported to us what appeared to be a beached baleen whale down the beach from the marina resort. Located on a cove at km 6 in south beach san felipe, each home in this beachfront community will have unobstructed views of the water and easy access to the sea of cortez. San felipe castles main aim was to defend the spanish caribbean trade of cartagena. San felipe incident 1835, involved in a naval battle between mexico and texas. When your vacation plans require plenty of relaxation, sunshine, and luxury, our san felipe rentals are the ideal destination. View photos and listing details of campo ocotillos, san felipe, baja california, mexico real estate, save or. Earthquakes in san felipe, baja california, mexico most. Barely north of san felipe is the mouth of the 1,400mile long colorado river which, before it had been captured behind hydroelectric dams, one time had among.
Famous for sand dunes around town in san felipe, riding atvs on the sand dunes is always a fun activity for vacationers. San felipe is unquestionably the premier destination on the west coast of the sea of cortez in baja. Things to do in san felipe, baja california facebook. They may be far enough to make it around puertocitos. Javiers family members are among the founders of san felipe, making him a very respected person in the town. Whale watching is one of the most popular activities in baja. Sea shepherd said the whale was in lifethreatening distress in a federallyprotected zone in the upper gulf of california last friday. She provides a really positive experience, along with everything you need eco sunscreen. Brewed by southport nc locals check6 brewery, our sf publano ale is the perfect pair with many of your favorite dishes. San felipe has a polite way of taking your breath away. San felipe is located in baja norte, on the northwestern shores of the sea of cortez just 124 miles south of the mexicalicalexico border crossing.
Cabo san lucas all inclusive vacation packages with airfare. Allinclusive package, including round trip air from san diego. This remote area sits on the banks of the sea of cortez, sometimes also called the gulf of california. There was a story in the air about a beached whale at one of the south campos. The two 70 foot blue whale at km 45 and 57, are moving around at high tide, but not going offshore. An older property, not luxurious but price was great. Were both employed as biologists that work with endangered species, but we had never experienced the endangered gray whale except at a distance.
We requested help both from profepa and the 066 emergency service. In 1705, she participated in a furious and heroic battle between 12 spanish ships and 35 british ships. San felipe was originally a sleepy fishing village, barely connected by road to mexicali over a long, often flooded, mud, or washedout road. San felipe, mexico tegna a conservation group worked tirelessly to rescue a humpback whale caught in an illegal fishing net off the coast of mexico last week. The current position of san felipe is at south america east coast coordinates 23. Very definitely the whale shark was coolest of all sharks. San felipe place is the business address of distinction for some of houstons most prominent citizens. What we saw as we approached the beach from the km66 turnoff was an enormous duncolored upwelling of flesh, the size.
The two brydes whales which the navy dropped off south of percebu and as of last night were moving south at about km 40. From the stunning blues, purples and gold of the desert dunes and the majestic mountains, to sparkling beaches stretched out for miles against the warm, endless crystal blue water, san. Apparently, the san felipe residents use this road as a dump. San felipe is a town on the bay of san felipe in the gulf of california sea of cortez in the mexican state of baja california, 190 km south of the united states border and within. San felipe san felipe, current page top san felipe hotels deals. San felipe place delivers the prestige of a hines landmark project to an intimate scale, ideal for its river oaks location. Jul 18, 2017 explore maritzabajalifes board san felipe baja california. How mexican cartels and illegal fishing are leading to the extinction. The san felipe angling region can be found approximately fifty miles from the acute north side of mexicos sea of cortez also it includes a reputation filled with captivating stories associated with both sport and commercial angling.
Up to nine species of whales visit baja on a regular basis. Raine and christine watched the whale play from their back porch at cantu cove in san felipe baja california. Top 10 hotels in san felipe, mexico cancel free on most. San felipe is a town on the bay of san felipe in the sea of cortez in the mexican state of baja california, 120 km south of the united states border and within the municipality of mexicali. Sea of shadows national geographic documentary films. The grade ii san felipe stakes won by danzing candy saturday, march 12, 2016. An average 330 days of sunshine per year with annual rainfall of less than 3 inches makes san felipe a prime destination for resort living. San felipe is a city in baja california, mexico on the coast of the gulf of california understand.
This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title saint philip. San felipe, baja california, mexico three day weather. San felipe is the northernmost beach resort community on the west side of the sea of cortez, located 124 miles south from the calexico mexicali border, and 230 miles from san diego. San felipe is a town on the bay of san felipe in the gulf of california sea of cortez in the mexican state of baja california 190 km south of the united states border and within the municipality of mexicali. Whale beaching monday afternoon an emergency call reported to us what appeared to be a beached baleen whale down the beach from the marina resort hotel. The ale consists of a blonde ale brewed with the refreshing tasty of fresh poblano peppers and cilantro. Discover san felipe, baja california with the help of your friends. Returning to pavement, i filled up my tank at this selfserve pemex station, which featured a market cleverly named 7 lleven. Rent a banana boat that is pulled by a panga boat and enjoy the ride across the gentle waters of the san felipe sea of cortez. Earn free nights and get our price guarantee booking has never been easier on hotels. San felipe, with its pristine beaches and unhurried lifestyle is the gateway to the sea of cortez from california and arizona. After 24 hours of furious battle, she was captured but was so badly damaged and went to the bottom with several tons of gold.
Floating away to bajas gonzaga bay the outbound collective. Featuring a 24hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Unlike bahia magdalena to the south, where guides chase down the animals in freeforall whale petting hunts, san ignacio limits the number of boats on the water to around 16. Though sleepy, in comparison to its west coast counterparts, san felipe has been a secret destination to those in the know. San felipe held a very active major role in the war against britain and france. Get your 3day weather forecast for san felipe, baja california, mexico. Over the years it has developed into a resort destination for both americans and mexicans.
Campo ocotillos real estate homes for sale in campo. A pod of whales have died after rescuers near the fishing village of san felipe could not push them into deeper water. The current whale situation between san felipe and puertocitos. Nestled on a charming stretch of san felipe near the venerable river oaks bank building, the site is a welcome respite from uptowns. Dramatic video shows humpback whale rescued from fishing. In san felipe, the water sparkles and is the color of sapphires, with soft. Much of the population are ilocanos, descendants of migrants from ilocos.
After our whale shark and sea lion swims, yann and manolo escorted us to a semiprivate white sand beach and served up a fresh, authentic and delicious lunch as we overlooked the turquoise sea of cortez waters. Swim with the worlds largest fish in mexico travel. There is constant commercial activity, generated by supplies for the farmers and countrymen. The sea of cortez, a threehour flight south of san diego, is one of the few places in the. When the gray whales arrive in baja to have their babies, it is a magical time. San felipe, baja california includes 0 nearby mines. San felipe, officially the municipality of san felipe, is a 4th class municipality in the province of zambales, philippines. A pair of whales surfaced about 34 of a mile out to sea.
Every year, the california gray whales set off on the longest migration made by any mammal. The town is of sufficient size that a significant variety of goods and services are enjoyed by the entire populace. Tours in baja brings you the most amazing tours in baja califorina. San felipe, container ship details and current position. In san felipe, i walked around town, and climbed the hill to the chapel at the south side of town to see the panoramic view.1528 1023 1535 636 1010 1186 886 1114 358 860 778 113 621 758 661 152 812 323 1546 1394 233 282 1410 489 1580 1490 1416 1393 1228 373 1247 467 1210 1026 630 1173 249 1006