Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in La Paz

Museo de la Ballena

Opened in February 2016, the museum comprises five exhibition spaces with models, audiovisual displays and multilingual explanations concerning all aspects of the grey whales that live and breed in the local waters.…
Top Choice Italian in Todos Santos

Café Santa Fe

The insalata Mediterranea (steamed seafood drizzled in lemon juice and oil) will make even seafood haters change their ways. The open-air kitchen, designed by the owner himself, allows you to see the food as it’s be…
Top Choice Park in Loreto

Parque Marine Nacional Bahía de Loreto

This park makes Loreto a world-class destination for all types of outdoor activities; a number of outfitters offer everything from kayaking and diving along the reefs around Islas del Carmen and Coronado to horsebac…
Top Choice International in Tijuana

Colectivo 9

The narrow pasaje (passage) approach provides an appropriate taster of what’s to come with its hip small boutiques and cafes; the Colectivo comprises nine small restaurants set around a central courtyard and fountai…
Top Choice Modern Mexican in Tijuana

La Diferencia

This restaurant specializes in entomophagy, particularly between April and June when there are up to nine edible insects available. If toasted grasshoppers don't tickle your fancy, the menu has a range of superbly p…
Top Choice Historic Building in Ensenada

Riviera del Pacífico

Opened in the early 1930s as Hotel Playa Ensenada, the extravagant Riviera del Pacífico, a Spanish-style former casino, is rumored to have been a regular haunt of Al Capone. It now houses the small Museo de Historia…
Top Choice Landmark in Cabo San Lucas

Land’s End

Land’s End is by far the most impressive attraction Cabo has to offer. Hop on a panga (M$175) and head to El Arco (the Arch), a jagged natural feature that partially fills with the tide. Pelicans, sea lions, sea, sk…
Top Choice Museum in Tijuana

Museo de las Californias

The Museo de las Californias chronicles the history of Baja California from prehistoric times to the present. The exhibit kicks off with replica cave paintings, then covers important historical milestones, illustrat…
Top Choice International in San Ignacio

Tootsie's Bar & Grill

Just not what you expect to find tucked away on a back street near the plaza. The Canadian owner-cum-chef is inventive and accomplished. Ask for her recommendations, which could be anything from pasta with homemade…
Top Choice Tacos in Ensenada

La Guerrerense

Sabina Bandera’s award-winning seafood stand dates from the 1960s and attracts long lines with its outstanding seafood tacos, juicy ceviche (seafood marinated in lime juice) and tostadas (tortilla fried in deep fat)…