Visiting Playas de Rosarito
Rosarito is the head of the Municipality of Playas de Rosarito, in the Mexican state of Baja California, on the northwestern part of the country and at the border with the United States. So as a first visit, go to Playas de Rosarito, you will have a wide range of hotels to stay, all with a beautiful view of the beach, restaurants by the sea, shops and a hot sun to get the perfect tan.
While you’re there, you must try the local dish, the Puerto Nuevo Lobster, a traditional recipe served with two medium lobsters, beans, rice and flour tortillas. So delicious!
If you practice surfing, the beaches of Rosarito were made for you. The beaches of the Pacific Coast are the perfect setting for surfers, with waves and dreamy beaches every few miles along the coast. The range of waves ranges from long and big to soft ones, ideal for longboards and shortboards.
In Playas de Rosarito the best places start from Baja Maibu to the Mission in Playas de Rosarito where you will find waves throughout the year, considered world-class both for experts and beginners. In Rosarito you will find different beaches for you to take a surfing tour and choose your favorite.
And, if you are not an expert but you want to live the surfing experience, there are local schools and guides where the trainers can help you and rent you the surfing equipment. During the months of August and September, international surfing events are held where a large number of surfers from Mexico, California and South America compete.
As a fun fact, did you know that the 1997 blockbuster, Titanic, was filmed on the beaches of the Pacific Ocean of Rosarito? How cool! Also, right on the coast is the Baja Studios of Fox, opened since 1996 and with a list of amazing films under its name. If you want to know more about the cinematographic world go to Xploration, a one of a kind movie park. Xploration allows visitors to discover tricks of the filming process of a movie within the context of a functional film studio.
The attractions range from electronic games, lights and special effects rooms and props where visitors learn the magic of movie making in an interactive and entertaining way. Also on display are props, stenographies and costumes from "Titanic" and others Studios Baja films.