“A valley to sea experience”. Located on the Pacific coast, the San Quintin bay is an excellent spot for sports fishing. San Quintin stands out for its orcharding work, specializing in berry production. Another reason to visit this seaside town is the food, fresh from the sea to your table, here clams and abalone are cultivated guaranteeing the freshest products in local restaurants, some of the most rich products of Baja.
What you need to know:
- Visit local oyster farms, where over 100 tons of oysters are produced each year.
- Visit La Lobera viewpoint and stop by the abalone farming plant.
- Baja California stands in 1st. place nation wide for organic berry production.
San Quintin stands out for the fresh sea flavors: clams, sea urchin, oysters and more. The local food scene is growing and creating new surprising options for its visitors. Even though this place is small, it has a number of must try restaurants that you’ll love. Don’t miss out on the famous lobster and crab burrito at El Rosario, as well as cocktails, clam ceviche and fresh oysters. Give the paprika crab legs, grilled clams, smoked clam and clam soups a try.
Learn about San Quintin’s pre-historic past. The museum showcases tradition and culture, from the first settlers of the region to the interesting facts and growth of San Quintin today. Witness history firsthand through Cave Paintings at Cataviña and Montevideo, An exceptional journey to the past!
Step out of your comfort zone and head out for an outdoor adventure: kayaking, water kiteboarding, and on land, go off-road and explore the vast terrain! Either way, there are many areas where you can hike near the extinct volcanoes, as well as visit cave paintings.
There are many ranches and pool parks where you can live a relaxing backcountry experiences, or outdoor adventure, all with breathtaking views in the backdrop.
The main visitor activities are near the sea; such as Falsa Bay, where you can try the best oysters of your life. Varied recreational activities; among them there’s whale watching trips, journeys through fields where you can buy fresh products like tomatoes and strawberries. There’s areas where you can practice sport fishing (they have a great variety of fish like yellow finned tuna, white sea bass, albacore, red tuna, yellow fin tuna, bigeye tuna, halibut, mackerel, perch, sea bass, rock and even golden codfish), you can also hit the waves, surfing in the Pacific or head towards the desert and let Valle de los Cirios amaze you.