More about Ensenada
Why go to Ensenada?
Ensenada offers a killer food scene if you know where to look, from ceviche carts to margarita joints
Be wary: If you get dropped off at a local beach away from town, you might be walking back
The port's main shopping and dining district is full of diversions, if you don't mind a hard sell
Ensenada Cruise Port Facilities?
Ensenada's cruise dock features a market with numerous vendors. In addition to souvenirs, there's a pharmacy and liquor store.
The cruise ship pier is within easy walking distance of Avenida Lopez Mateos, the main tourist zone for shopping and dining. Alternatively, taxis and shuttles are available at the dock to take passengers on the short ride downtown. Taxis are also available at corner stands along Avenida Lopez Mateos.
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
Mexico's currency is the peso, divided into 100 centavos. In addition to the peso, US dollars are widely accepted in Baja, as are credit cards. ATM machines for withdrawing pesos are available in several downtown banks.
Spanish is the official language, with English spoken throughout the tourist areas.
Where You're Docked?
Cruise ships share an industrial harbor with commercial and sport fishing fleets, shipping containers and tankers.