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By Brijesh Subscribe to RSS | July 22nd 2012 | Views:

San Felipe is a town located in the Gulf of California in the Mexican state of Baja California. This is located 190 km south of the border of United States and within the municipality of Mexicali. The Bay of San Felipe is 3 meters above the sea level. At low tide, the water can recede as much as about 2 km. According to the census of 2010, the population of San Felipe was about 16,702 that can be increased up by 5000 with the presence of Canadians and Americans. This city has various popular tourist spots and beaches.

Since this town is located in northern Baja, Mexico, there are varieties of activities to do that ranges from sport beaches to the desert excursions and this area is faster becoming the tourist Mecca. This is located in one of the two sunniest places in the earth, other being the west coast of Chile. In addition to San Felipe, this is the ideal place for retirement and vacationing. This city is the gateway to the Sea of Cortez with having the visit of thousands of tourists every year. These are the attractions that make the tourists more addictive to visit again and again.

When it comes to the tourist places of San Felipe, the San Felipe Fort and the cable car of Puerto Plata are the amazing attractions. Apart from these attractions, there are other places that can give you unforgettable experience of visit along with Sosua, Cabarete and gold beach and other 27 pools that are considered as the most amazing places in this city that you can’t leave without visit. The San Felipe Fort is located in the province of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. This fort was built by the Spanish kingdom as a means to defense against the pirates and French privateers.

The coastline of the Dominican Republic was perfectly situated for the attacks and spotting the oncoming enemies. During the golden age of pirating when the pirates and privateers have ruled the Caribbean Sea, every island was become the spotted place of them. As compared to other forts of the period, the San Felipe fort is simply designed using the typical architecture of the period. This fort was used as a prison for the capturing of the prisoners of that period. When it comes to a trip to Dominican Republic, you can take a trip to San Felipe Fort and you can experience the history.

Among the various nearby spots in San Felipe, you can visit the ancient Neri Church that is built in the year 1712. In this church, you can feel very enthusiastic with the artisan works of that century; the gilded walls and ornate decoration are worth seen. This church is the long-living example of the existence of mulatto population in the city. On the other hand, San Felipe bears no resemblance to other Baja waterfront towns. In fact, it doesn’t belong to Rosarito Beach, La Paz, Cabo or Ensenada. There are plenty of shops where you can buy t-shirts, shell art, and various other artistic showpieces.

San Felipe is now presently coming in the grip of real estate boom. There are various properties of real estate San Felipe you can have a visit to look out now. In addition to that, the local offers of real estate opportunities are waiting for you for affordable vacations, retiring and also for the vacationing. If you want to live in a warm place to spend snowy winter months, this is good for you to get a home in this place. The citizens of San Felipe and the tourists have also enjoyed the festival of Carnival here.

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