This quaint little town is located on the east coast of the Baja peninsula on the Sea of Cortez It has a population of approximately 30,000, a third of which is comprised of Americans, Canadians and Europeans. San Felipe, with its pristine beaches and unhurried lifestyle is the gateway to the Sea of Cortez from California and Arizona. An average 330 days of sunshine per year with annual rainfall of less than 3 inches makes San Felipe a prime destination for resort living. Ten months of the year offer spring-like weather.
Being the shrimp capital of Baja, San Felipe celebrates the shrimping season each Fall with a huge fiesta, Festival de Camaron (Shrimp Festival).
San Felipe offers all city services with wide variety of restaurants, sidewalk cafes, nightlife, shopping, pharmacies, dentists, doctors, and a state-of-the-art trauma hospital. Free wi-fi is also available at most public establishments
In addition to the Shrimp Festival, the town hosts the Snowbird Festival, Carnaval, and Semana Santa (Easter Week). There are also jet-ski races, the Mid Winter West Hobie Cat Regatta and various off-road racing events. Civic organizations, including Rotary and Lions Club, host seminars, dinner dances, and put on plays through out the year.
If this is the lifestyle you envision for yourself, then San Felipe is the place for you.