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Ensenada Cruise Reviews

Ensenada Cruise Port
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Ensenada Overview
Ensenada, known as Baja's "Love Boat" port, is no longer a sleepy resort town. Each year, some 4.5 million visitors descend on this seaside city 68 miles from the border, joining 325,000 residents. ...
NPjohn
08/15
Have seen the blow hole so we decided to walk around the shopping district. Read more
StarryC84
07/15
It isn't the cruise line's fault that Ensenada is what it is! We didn't get an excursion. We walked into ... Read more
Delta8221
07/15
Fun little town. We booked an excursion through a 3rd party excursion company and it worked out great. Read more
whereisheather
07/15
local shuttles only $3 ROUND TRIP into the center of town. excursions also available with the shuttle ... Read more
DuckDude
06/15
Stayed on board ship. No sure how safe it is in Ensenada! Didn't want to be hounded to buy things from ... Read more
jesscruzer
06/15
The ship docks in a industrial area. Shopping of within walking distance of the port. The weather was too ... Read more
JanisH
06/15
We just took the shuttle to town because we had been to the bud adore hole before and parasailing so with ... Read more
wannacruise816
06/15
This was a short visit and we were worried about going too far and not being able to return in time. It was ... Read more
Cruiseyourtroublesaway
05/15
Port was clean. It looks like they added a new little shopping center right on the dock itself, so you don't ... Read more
GRKZOO
05/15
As we entered the port I was able to observe that Ensenada had many familiar American things, like McDonalds ... Read more
scotpal
05/15
This place was an absolute dump. Loads of tatty shops all selling the same dreck. Also loads of young ... Read more
mrfviews
05/15
We all don't really care for Ensenada & sure wish Princess would understand this & stop in ... Read more
donaldjpalmer
05/15
Ensenada is a clean and fun Port to visit. Shop keepers are friendly. Dining and drinking choices are ... Read more
Jinnylou
04/15
We just went into Ensenada and shopped on this cruise. We have taken excursions on previous visits. ... Read more
tlmccord
04/15
We didn't take an excursion so we just walked around the downtown touristy shopping area. Had a nice (cheap) ... Read more
KCCAKID
04/15
Very Quick stop in Ensenada to comply with the Jones ACT. Took local shuttle into town for about 3 bucks ... Read more
mtrose1
04/15
You have to take a bus from the ship to the front of the pier. While on the bus, we were given a sales speech ... Read more
OhioDogLover
04/15
This was the only Mexican port on this cruise. Nothing but preying vendors. Dirty, unpleasant in the ... Read more
billslowsky
03/15
Without an excursion, there isn't much to do other than go into town, walk around, have lunch, maybe shop, ... Read more
MrsSymes
03/15
What to say about Ensenada. Well, it’s Ensenada. They have made some nice improvements over the years ... Read more
EternalOptimist
02/15
We took a taxi to a taco stand that someone had recommended, but it was only so-so. (The fried fish and ... Read more
renomom
02/15
Also been to this port many times and only took a walk into town and back to stretch our legs and stop by ... Read more
flyfish37
01/15
Ensenada: Again we slept in and got off after most of the tours and passengers. We walked into the shopping ... Read more
Scauronga
01/15
Our first stop was Ensenada Mexico, which is pointless. We took the bus into town for $3 where you are warned ... Read more
Beach_gal
01/15
We love to shop in Ensenada. We load up on beautiful Mexican glasses - water, snifters, margarita, martini, ... Read more

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