Dec. 4 Community Mixer Among Them As 90th Year Nears

ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO – Spending holidays in another country can make them forever memorable, and the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa this year is offering special events and special rates to make that an especially appealing option.
The celebrations come as Baja’s largest and most famous beachfront resort in prepares to enter its 90th historic year, On Thursday Dec. 4 from 5 until 8pm in the Adobe Lounge, the hotel will host its holiday mixer. All are welcome but the event is especially popular with Baja’s large expat community. Domestic drinks are $2 and a selection of fine hors d’oeuvres is free.

With the 90th anniversary of its founding approaching in May, the hotel will offer one of grandest New Year’s celebrations ever.

“We are so grateful for those decades of growth and support,” said Hugo. Torres, who has been president of the family-owned hotel since 1974, said in a recent interview. “As we get closer to our 100th year, we plan to make this a grand occasion.”

The Dec. 31 dinner-dance in the 500-person-capacity Salon Mexicano always sells out and could do so quicker this year, so reserving early is a good idea. The resort offers special rates for reservations made and paid before Dec. 20.

A $289 package includes oceanfront lodging in the hotel’s Coronado Tower, two adult tickets to the dinner-dance plus a Fast Pass for quicker and easier return to the U.S. Plus two children 12 and under can stay free with parents. Babysitters are available at extra charge.

Admission to the dinner-dance alone is $89 each for adults and $49 for children. Additional days before or after New Year’s Eve can be reserved at $119 each and include adult getaway dinners for two.

Christmas packages include one-night oceanfront lodging from $149, two-night from $249 and three-night from $329. The packages include two holiday dinner for adults and two for children, plus a Fast Pass.

Those who visit this time of year might even catch a glimpse of gray whales beginning their annual migration from northern waters to birthing grounds in southern Baja, as well as finding an appealing selection of unique and affordable holiday gifts in nearby shops.

Full details are available at Reservations can be made by calling 1-866-ROSARITO (from the U.S.) or 01-800-2652322 (from Mexico).

“When we began there were just tents on the beach,” Mr. Torres said of the almost 500-room family owned resort. “We built the first rooms in 1929.” The resort has gone on to become the largest beachfront hotel in Baja, with 500 rooms and suites.

Today, the hotel encompasses three towers, restaurants, bars, a luxurious spa and a fishing pier. As well as hosting millions of visitors, the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa also offers ownership in its luxurious Pacifico Tower through its Residences condo-hotel program.