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Thursday, May 19, 2011

TOURISM - Visit Bahia de Los Angeles

VISIT BAHÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES
Celebration of the XVIII Fishing Tournament of Jurel on May 28th & 29th.
TIJUANA.- Monday May 16 2011 – With an invitation to visit Bahia de Los Angeles and enjoy one of the most beautiful Bays in the world for its unique scenic and natural beauty. Monday May 16th was announced the date for the Traditional Jurel “Guillermos” Fishing Tournament, on its 18th edition, this upcoming 28th & 29th of May.
During press conference, the Sub-delegate of the State Secretary of Tourism (SECTURE) in San Quintin, Ramón Villavicencio Aguilar, accompanied by Lucy Galvan, tourism servant of Bahia de Los Angeles, said that there are many and various attractions that the south of Ensenada counts with.
He explained that in that sense SECTURE has implemented in coordination with tourism officials a series of actions with the objective of strengthening the promotion of this region, “we count with protected natural areas like Valle de los Cirios and Islas de Bahia de Los Angeles, as well as historic sites like Misiones de San Borja and Santa Gertrudis, paintings and other unique attractions that make a priceless heritage”, he mentioned.
The state official said that in terms of accessibility improvements have been made on the Peninsular highway, while the road leading from the parador Punta Prieta to Bahia de Los Angeles is in optimal conditions, allowing travel between 8 and 9 hours from the city of Tijuana.
Other attractions in Bahia de Los Angeles are related to the sea such as whale watching while taking a tour of the islands which are under guard of the National Commission of Protected Natural Air (CONAMP), such as birds, marine mammals and the giant whale shark, without leaving aside Sport fishing, since the area is considered one of the richest in species for doing this activity.
On her behalf, Lucy Galvan reported that the Jurel fishing tournament or “yellowtail” will have the participation of fishermen from Baja California and southern California. The registration fee is $ 50 and there will be a bag of attractive prizes and trophies for the winners.
He also recalled that Bahia de Los Angeles offers a wide range of accommodations which consists of seven hotels with affordable prices and campsites, and also counts with fishing boat rental services for fishers who don’t have a way of bringing their own boat.
For more information regarding Bahía de los Ángeles and its tourist attractions, those interested can visit www.descubrebajacalifornia.com