Rosarito is a coastal city in Baja California Norte, Mexico, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and delicious seafood. It’s a popular destination for tourists seeking a mix of relaxation and adventure, with activities ranging from surfing to off-road racing.

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  • 🇲🇽 State: Baja California
  • ⏰ Timezone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • ✈️ Airport: Tijuana International Airport
  • 💲 Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
  • ✈️ Cheap flights:
  • 🕝 Average Trip Length: 3-7 days
  • 🛃 Visa: 180 days
  • 🚑 Travel Insurance: Ekta
  • 📲 Best Sim Card: Telcel
  • 🔌  Power plug: Type A (US, Canada)
  • 🚰 Tap water: Not drinkable
  • 💰 Cashless: No
  • 💵 USD allowed? some establishments


Rosarito, officially known as Playas de Rosarito, is a city located in the Mexican state of Baja California.

It was established in the 1920s and gained popularity as a Hollywood filming location. Initially part of the municipality of Tijuana, it became its own municipality in 1995.

Rosarito is part of the San Diego–Tijuana international metropolitan area, and its proximity to the United States has contributed to its status as a popular vacation and retirement destination for Americans.

The region is known for its stunning coastline, which includes several beaches ideal for surfing, swimming, and sunbathing.

What makes Rosarito special is its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and recreational activities. The city boasts miles of sandy beaches, making it a favored spot for beach-goers, surfers, and those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Rosarito’s vibrant arts scene is highlighted by local crafts markets and the famous Rosarito Beach Hotel, which has hosted numerous celebrities.

The city’s culinary scene is renowned for its fresh seafood, including lobsters and fish tacos, drawing food enthusiasts from across the globe.

Additionally, its proximity to the Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico’s wine country, offers visitors an opportunity to explore exquisite wineries and vineyards.

  • Rosarito, Baja California
  • Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)
  • Rainy season: Jun-Aug
  • Hottest Month: August
  • Coldest month: January
  • Wine season: August

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