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About San Felipe

San Felipe is a remote desert community, yet it still offers a wide range of opportunity for tourists. With traditional Mexican vibes and a whole host of activities to keep occupied, San Felipe is an area become more popular each year. Book your property rental with FlipKey today.

About San Felipe

San Felipe can be found in the Gulf of Mexico and was first founded in 1916 as a small fishing port - and that industry remains in full swing today.

However, it's been put on the back-burner due to the growth of the tourist industry which now brings in most of the trade. But you'll always be able to find some freshly caught fish!

San Felipe has become a go-to destination for US travelers. It's a perfect spring break destination, with all the fabulous beaches, still waters and wide range of outdoor activities it has to offer.

Many keen geologists trek to San Felipe to catch a glimpse at the spectacular deserts, whilst others are fascinated by the sky which is often filled with stars as the evening moves into dusk. Photographers flock to the destination to catch some of the amazing natural sights which cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.

What to do in San Felipe

One of the most recent activities tourists can now enjoy is celebrating with locals for their special Mardi Gras festival, which is on a much smaller scale than those in mainland Mexico. If you go in the last week of March, you’ll experience the International Blues & Arts Fiesta.

There is also the local off-roading events known as the Baja 250 and the San Felipe 250 which is fantastic entertainment for car enthusiasts.

Perhaps one of the most secret locations to take a sightseeing trip is to Konsag island. Perfect for fishing fans, this rock can be spotted way out to sea and is surrounded by beautiful and exotic marine life.

Tourists can enjoy the large variety of beach areas within the resort, with many choosing to camp out on the silky sands in a hippy fashion. There are also a range of nightclubs and bars in San Felipe which truly cranks this destination up a notch in the evenings.

Top travel tips for San Felipe

The best time to go would be in the winter, fall or spring as the summers are pretty hot. If you're brave, go then and pack the sunscreen—you'll be able to take advantage of the slightly slower pace of the summer.

If you're looking for an action-packed vacation and don't mind the noise, head to San Felipe during Spring Break!

In order to get around San Felipe, you will need to either catch taxis and water taxis otherwise known as 'pangas', or be prepared to walk to your destination.

San Felipe is the ideal place to soak up rays and experience the wonders of natural surroundings. You'll be sure to encounter vast desert land, tropical beaches and exotic marine life within this exquisite resort. Book your trip to San Felipe today with FlipKey to find your ideal property rental.