Local hills and mountain offer hikes gentle and moderate trails to explore, and some of those even lead to natural thermal springs and palm-tree encircled oases. The Pacific Ocean is a playground for surfers, divers, kayakers, boaters or those seeking dynamic sport-fishing trips. Shopping is a major pastime in Ensenada, and especially attractive for those seeking silver, leather and art.
The region is famous for its bicycle events, most notably the Rosarito-Ensenada bike race, held twice annually, that began in 1979, and has thousands of participants. There is also a professional tennis center on the edge of town that attracts some of Mexico’s top professionals. For those interested in more lucrative activities, Ensenada has several Caliente casino locations, one right near the heart of downtown. No matter what you enjoy doing, chances are you can find it in Ensenada.