Traveling to the Valle de Guadalupe is easy. But here are some tips and info to make it even easier.

 

GETTING THERE

How long does it take to drive to the Valle de Guadalupe? It takes about 2 hours from San Diego: Map Here or 1.5 hours from Tijuana. Map Here. Your GPS will also work to get you there.

Is it a safe drive? The toll road, marked Ensenada Cuota, is a safe, well-maintained road. There are three tolls on the way down, each of which is $2.05 cents. You can pay in dollars or pesos.

Do I need insurance? Check with your auto insurance company, but the answer is: Probably. We recommend purchasing insurance online before traveling. Sign up for Mexican Insurance today!

We offer shuttle service in 50-person busses and 7-passenger luxury vans through Baja Wine + Food.  Select Saturday Coach Bus Round Trip for $60.00 or 7- Passenger Luxury SUV Round Trip for $100. Find option at checkout.

What about transportation within Valle? Unfortunately, there are no Uber or taxi services available within the Valle de Guadalupe area. Contact the concierge services at your hotel to arrange a car service to the festival.

Need information on walking across the border? Click here for more info. 

 

STAYING THERE

We have rooms blocked out in the following hotels:

Hotel Vinifera in Valle de Guadalupe. Use code “VFWF1018” for 20% off. Contact alex@galcam.mx for more information. 

Coral y Marina in Ensenada. Use code “VALLE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL” when calling to make your reservation. 

Vientos del Valle in Valle de Guadalupe for Friday and Saturday night minimum. Please look at the website for more details. Email Dominique@vallefoodandwinefest.com only if you would like to purchase one of these rooms. 

San Nicolás Hotel & Casino in Ensenada. Use code “VAFEST” when calling to make your reservation.

Nachitas Place in Ensenada for Friday and Saturday night minimum. Email Dominique@vallefoodandwinefest.com only if you would like to purchase one of these rooms. 

These hotels still have availability: 

Bottega Hotel Boutique

Vinophiliac Bed and Breakfast

Guadalupe Glamping

Zingaro Hostel

For another option, check out Airbnb.

 

TRANSPORTATION TO & FROM THE FESTIVAL

All transportation TO festival must be arranged on your own. We will provide transportation options FROM the festival. See below. 

Coming from Valle? Unfortunately, there are no Uber or taxi services available within the Valle de Guadalupe area. Contact the concierge services at your hotel to arrange a car service to the festival.
Coming from Ensenada? Uber and taxi services are available. For guests staying at Coral y Marina Hotel in Ensenada, there will be an optional shuttle service to and from festival (3:30pm departure from hotel and 11:00pm departure from festival) $10 per person- GUESTS ONLY.
Coming from Tijuana? Shuttle bus service departing from Hotel Pueblo Amigo Plaza & Casino parking lot 2:30pm and leaving from festival at 11:00pm– $35 per person. Select Transportation Tijuana-Valle-Tijuana at checkout.  

Address: Zona del Rio, Via Rapida Oriente 9211, 22320 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico–

 

GETTING BACK ACROSS THE BORDER

If you are leaving Sunday, the best time to leave is before 7 a.m. If you are leaving Monday, the best time to leave is after 9 a.m.

Sentri line- For next year, apply hereIt’s an easy application process. The cost is $122.25 per person. You’re going to love it here so much, you’re going to want it.  

Ready Lane- Click here for more info and how to know if I quality. 

What if one person does not quality for Sentri or Ready Lane? Drop them off, have them walk across, and meet you at Jack in the Box on the other side of the border.

 

CUSTOM TRAVEL PACKAGES

Our partners at Baja Wine + Food offer custom travel packages, which can include private transportation, accommodations, festival passes, premium food and wine experiences at the top Baja wineries and restaurants, massage & spa services, adventure activities, and more. Contact concierge@bajawinefood.com for more information.