ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO—Summer traditionally begins at the end of May and the oceanfront Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort — now celebrating its 88th year — offers special packages to make it the perfect seasonal getaway.

The legendary hotel, 30 miles south of San Diego, also is featuring a lineup of exciting signature events, including its Fourth of July Beach Barbeque to benefit the Flying Samaritans health clinic.

A special $149 Father’s Day package is offered the entire month of June. It includes a one-night stay, one 30-minute Swedish massage, dinner for two and a bottle of house wine. In addition, a Fiesta Mexicana will be held June 15th and a Farmer’s Market on the 16th.

With a wide range of rates, activities and facilities, the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort is perfect for a relaxing getaway, romantic couple’s retreat or a family vacation.

Now is the perfect time to make summer plans and book your trip early to ensure availability. Complete information, including specials and packages, is available at

To reserve from the US: 1 866 ROSARITO; or from Mexico: 01 800 265 2322; or

From May 28 until June 26, summer vacation packages are offered at $80 per night from Sunday through Thursday, and $30 more on Fridays and Saturdays. These include the spa discount, fast pass and option of two children staying free.

For $15 more, a summer escape package includes either two getaway dinners or two American-style breakfasts.
On Saturday July 6 from 3 to 10, the Flying Samaritans will hold their annual 4th of July Beach Barbeque, including fireworks, food, raffles, dancing and live entertainment. The $7 admission ($12 VIP) benefits the group’s free Rosarito clinic. Details are at

Hundreds of people from Rosarito’s large expat community attend the gala, making it a perfect two-nation oceanfront celebration.

Other upcoming signature events at the hotel include the 2nd annual Baja Blues Fest (“helping kids with blues”) in August and the 4th annual International Mariachi and Folklorico Festival in October.

The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort enjoyed its busiest summer ever in 2012. This year promises to be even busier, with the growing popularity of the region which includes the Guadalupe Valley Wine Country, Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village and a new convention center.

The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, just 30 miles south of San Diego, is a Baja landmark that has hosted millions of visitors since opening in 1925, including stars such as Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Britney Spears and recently Robert Redford.

With almost 500 rooms and suites, its amenities include restaurants, bars and an elegant spa. A luxurious 18-story tower with 271 suites opened five years ago and the beachfront resort has its own fishing pier.
The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort offers time shares and ownership of luxury suites through its condo-hotel program.