Businesses, Hotels, Campgrounds, Restaurants & Services
in & around   GUERRERO NEGRO  B.C.S.



Where To Stay: Hotels & Motels; RV Parks & Campgrounds


Where To Eat: Restaurants

Shopping & Services: Auto Repairs & Parts; Government & Immigration;Hospital/Medical;Markets;Tours (Whale Watching & Ecological); Transportation



Where To Stay
Hotels and RV Parks are listed as you encounter them from the north or from entering town. Since Guerrero Negro does NOT have any luxury hotels or resorts, ratings*** are based on the number of amenities offered by each establishment. Please note that few establishments accept credit cards.

Hotels & Motels
To call from the U.S. or Canada dial 011+52+numbers listed.
Within Mexico dial 01+numbers listed. In Guerrero Negro dial last 7 numbers listed.



Restaurant La Espinita* Fax (1)157-0790
On Highway 1 just north of 28th parallel monument. 2 rooms (4 more under construction). Mini-market. 


Hotel La Pinta*** Tel. (1)157-1305; fax (1)157-1306; (800)542-3283. Within Mexico (800)026-3605
On Highway 1 at the monument north of the 28th parallel checkpoint. 28 rooms with TV & heating. Restaurant, bar, game room. Major credit cards OK. Airport nearby. Adjacent to Benito Juarez Trailer Park. 


Motel Posada de San Vicente** Tel. (1)157-0288
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near entrance into town. 28 rooms (5 more under construction) with TV, phones & ceiling fans. Restaurant/bar.


Cabanas Don Miguelito (Malarrimo Motel)*** Tel/fax (1)157-0100; e-mail: malarimo@telnor.net
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near entrance into town. 16 rooms with TV & coffeemakers. No pets. Restaurant/bar, gift shop, RV park, tourist information & assistance, whale watching, cave painting & other ecological tours. 

Rates: $22dlls./single, $29-40dlls./double, $5dlls. per additional person 



Motel San Jose* Tel. (1)157-1420
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata opposite bus station. 13 rooms with TV.


Motel Don Gus** Tel. (1)157-1611
On Calle Rosaura Zapata next to radio tower (three blocks from Malarrimo and across the street). 10 rooms (8 more under construction) with TV. Restaurant/bar.


Motel San Ignacio* Tel. (1)157-0270
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata. 23 rooms with TV. 


Hotel El Morro** Tel. (1)157-0414
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata next to Motel San Ignacio. 35 rooms with TV & fans. Restaurant. 


Motel Las Ballenas* Tel. (1)157-0116
Behind Hotel El Morro on Calle Victoria Sanchez. 14 rooms with TV. 


Motel Dunas**
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata 1/2 block from Hotel El Morro. 25 rooms with TV. 


Motel Brisa Salina*
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata. 14 rooms with TV. 


Motel Gamez*
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata across from IMSS Clinic. 12 rooms with communal shower. 


Casa Laguna Bed & Breakfast Guest House**  Tel/fax (1)157-0050; e-mail: lagtours@nextgeninter.net.mx
Near the park, across from the Catholic Church. Fully equipped for 8-10 persons, this house is your home in Guerrero Negro! 

RV Parks & Campgrounds
To call from the U.S. or Canada dial 011+52+numbers listed.
Within Mexico dial 01+numbers listed. In Guerrero Negro dial last 7 numbers listed.


La Espinita  Fax (1)157-0790
On Highway 1 just north of 28th parallel monument. Overnight RV parking in restaurant lot. Flush toilet, $shower, mini-market. 


Benito Juarez Trailer Park
On Highway 1 adjacent to Hotel La Pinta at 28th parallel monument. 60 RV sites with full E-W-S hookups, flush toilet, shower, palapa picnic area.


Motel Posada de San Vicente Tel. (1)157-0288
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near entrance into town. 8 sites with full E-W-S hookups, flush toilet, $shower. Restaurant/bar.


Malarrimo RV Park  Tel/fax (1)157-0100; e-mail: malarimo@telnor.net
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near entrance into town. 55 RV sites with full E-W-S hookups plus tent camping & caravan area. Flush toilets, hot showers. Pets OK on leash. Restaurant/bar, gift shop, motel, tourist information & assistance, whale watching, cave painting & other ecological tours. 

RV rates: $10-14dlls./2 persons (based on size of vehicle), $5dlls. additional adult, $2dlls. additional child age 4-12. 
Tent camping: $5dlls. per person 


Where To Eat
Restaurants are listed as you encounter them from the north or from entering town. Please note that few establishments accept credit cards. Restaurants
To call from the U.S. or Canada dial 011+52+numbers listed.
Within Mexico dial 01+numbers listed. In Guerrero Negro dial last 7 numbers listed.


La Espinita  Fax (1)157-0790
On Highway 1 just north of 28th parallel monument. Mexican food. 


Las Cazuelas (at Hotel La Pinta)  Tel. (1)157-1305; fax (1)157-1306; (800)542-3283
On Highway 1 at the monument north of the 28th parallel checkpoint. Seafood, Mexican, international & breakfasts. Full bar service. Major credit cards OK. 


Mario's Palapa
On Highway 1 just south of 28th parallel checkpoint. Seafood, meats, Mexican & breakfast omelette specialties. Full bar service. Unique tropical palm frond decor. 


Cazuelas (at Motel Posada de San Vicente)
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata at entrance into town. Seafood, Mexican & breakfasts. Full bar service. 


Puerto Viejo  Tel. (1)157-1472
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata at entrance into town. Seafood & Mexican dishes. 


Malarrimo (at Malarrimo Motel/RV Park)  Tel/fax (1)157-0100; e-mail: malarimo@telnor.net
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata at entrance into town. A favorite destination for diners from around the world since 1973. Open daily from 7:30am with seafood, Mexican & international specialties. Full bar service, banquet facilities. Tourist information & assistance. 


Don Gus (at Motel Don Gus)  Tel. (1)157-1611
On Calle Rosaura Zapata next to radio tower (three blocks from Malarrimo and across the street). Seafood & international dishes. Full bar service.

Shopping & Services
To call from the U.S. or Canada dial 011+52+numbers listed.
Within Mexico dial 01+numbers listed. In Guerrero Negro dial last 7 numbers listed.


El Cid, ( Juan López López ), The south side of Blvd. Emiliano Zapata at Col. Loma Bonita(just off Highway 1) Muffler Sales and Installation • Engine & Transmission Oil Sales & Replacement • Auto Parts & Repair • Welding Repairs, including Radiators .

Auto Repairs & Parts
Autopartes y Servicios Baja (Juventino Gonzalez)  Tel. (1)157-0296
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata across from Thrifty Ice Cream. 

Taller y Autopartes El Chino (Arnulfo Rueda)  Tel. (1)157-0337
On Calle Rosaura Zapata, three blocks west of Malarrimo and half a block to the right. 

Tecnicentro Futema (Mechanic, Uniroyal Tire Shop & Car Wash)  Tel. (1)157-1242
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata across from Mercado La Ballena. 



Bank
Banamex  Tel. (1)157-0555
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near canal across from Exportadora de Sal. Open Mon.-Fri. 9am-3pm. Will now cash traveler's checks up to $500dlls./person per day. 

Government Services
Immigration Checkpoint
The sub-office in the agricultural inspection station just past the 28th Parallel Monument is open daily for Tourist Visas. (Tourist Visas may also be obtained at the Immigration Office in town.)

Immigration Office (in town at Secretaria de Gobernacion) Tel/fax (1)157-0303
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata 1 1/2 blocks before the first Pemex station. The office of Sub-Delegado Instituto Nacional de Migracion, Javier Lopez Villavicencio, is open daily from 9am-6pm. 

Federal Highway Patrol (Policia Federal Preventiva)  Tel. (1)157-0848
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata across from Malarrimo Restaurant. 

Municipal Police (Delegacion Municipal)  Tel. (1)157-0222
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near the canal. 

Port Captain (Capitania de Puerto)  Tel. (1)157-1404
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata three blocks from the Catholic Church. 



Hospital/Medical
IMSS Clinic (Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social)  Emergency tel. (1)157-0433
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata one block west of first Pemex station, and across the street. Emergencies ONLY. 

Cruz Roja (Red Cross)  Ambulance tel. (1)157-1144
A block behind Pemex, next to the bakery.

Transmedic  Toll free in Mexico: 01-800-02MEDIC (63342); Ensenada tel. (6)178-1400
24-hour air ambulance evacuation to U.S. or Mexican hospitals. Accepts major credit cards and most health insurance policies.



Internet Services
PC Vision
Turn on street next to Hotel El Morro and proceed two blocks. PC Vision will be on the left.


Markets - Food & Liquor
Mercado El Venadito  Tel. (1)157-0707
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata two blocks west of Malarrimo Restaurant, and across the street. Liquor, ice, canned goods & snacks. 

Mercado La Ballena  Tel. (1)157-0055, 157-0666
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata five blocks west of Malarrimo. The largest in town with a meat market, fresh produce, canned & paper goods, ice, liquors, ice cream, firewood, water in "garafones." Small cafeteria. 

Mini Market Kenia
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata near Uniroyal, across from Mercado La Ballena. Liquor & snacks. 

Ultramarinos La Almeja
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata one block west of water tower, and across the street. Liquor & snacks. 



Pharmacies
Farmacia Beatriz  Tel. (1)157-1477 & (1)157-1520
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata two blocks west of Malarrimo.

Farmacia San Martin  Tel. (1)157-0111 & (1)157-7111
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata one block before first Pemex station, and across the street. 


Tours (Mexican Tour Operators)
(For whale watching tours in San Ignacio Lagoon, see San Ignacio)

Malarrimo Eco-Tours  Tel/fax (1)157-0100; e-mail: malarimo@telnor.net
Next to Malarrimo Restaurant/Motel/RV Park on Blvd. Emiliano Zapata at entrance into town. Guided whale watching tours in Scammon's Lagoon plus tours of Exportadora de Sal saltworks; ecological adventure trips to Indian cave paintings and missions, Mulege & Loreto Counties; custom tour & location scouting services. 

Laguna Tours Tel/fax (1)157-0050; e-mail: lagtours@nextgeninter.net.mx
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata next to Motel San Ignacio, one block before the water tower. Guided whale watching excursions in Scammon's Lagoon, birdwatching and saltworks tours, cave painting and mission expeditions. Bikes & camping equipment rentals. 

Mario's Tours  Tel. 157-0120
On Highway 1 just south of 28th parallel checkpoint at Mario's Palapa Restaurant. Guided whale watching tours in Scammon's Lagoon. 

Tillie's "Whale of a Time" Adventure Trips  Ensenada tel. (646)176-1901, ext. 169; fax (646)176-4930; e-mail: tillie@sannicolas.com.mx
Tour packages for small groups with round trip transportation from Ensenada, snacks & sodas in transit, accommodations in Guerrero Negro and guided whale watching tour in Scammon's Lagoon. 

Gray Whale Natural Park (Parque Natural de la Ballena Gris)
Public access via 17-mile dirt road off Transpeninsular Highway about 5 miles southwest of town. Guided whale watching tours of inner lagoon. (No docks; walk/wade to boats.) 

Tours (U.S. Tour Operators)
Baja AirVentures U.S. toll free: 800-221-WAVE (9283); e-mail: bajaair@ix.netcom.com
Whale watching tour packages to Scammon's Lagoon with private round trip air transportation from San Diego. 

Baja Jones Adventure Travel  E-mail: keith@greywhale.com
Fly-down whale watching tour packages to Scammon's Lagoon. 



Transportation
Guerrero Negro is about a 12 1/2 hour drive from Los Angeles, a 10 1/2 hour drive from San Diego, an 8 1/2 hour drive from Ensenada, or coming south to north, a 10 hour drive from La Paz, capital of Baja California Sur.

Bus Station (Central Camionera) Tel. (1)157-0611
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata across from Malarrimo Restaurant. Aguila/ABC (Autotransportes Baja California) buses depart from Tijuana (tel. 6-621-2982) at 8am, 12pm, 4:30pm, 6pm, 7:30pm & 9pm and arrive in Guerrero Negro within 10-11 hours. From Ensenada (tel. 6-178-6680), buses depart at 10am, 2pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9:30pm & 11pm and arrive in Guerrero Negro within 8-10 hours. From La Paz, buses depart at 10am, 4pm, 8pm, 9pm & 10pm and arrive within 10-11 hours. 

Taxis
Available across from Mercado La Ballena.



Travel Agencies
Agencia de Viajes Lipsa Tel. (1)157-1733; fax 157-1020
On Blvd. Emiliano Zapata one block before first Pemex station.

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