El Rosario, Baja California

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El Rosario
El Rosario is located in Mexico
El Rosario
El Rosario
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 30°03′37″N 115°43′37″W / 30.06028°N 115.72694°W / 30.06028; -115.72694Coordinates: 30°03′37″N 115°43′37″W / 30.06028°N 115.72694°W / 30.06028; -115.72694
Country  Mexico
State Baja California
Municipality Ensenada
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 1,704
 • Urban 0
Time zone Northwest US Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Northwest (UTC-7)

El Rosario is a small town on the west coast of the state of Baja California on Highway 1, 61 km south of San Quintín and 119 km north of Cataviña. The census of 2010 reported a population of 1,704 inhabitants. It is part of the Municipio of Ensenada.


  • Misión de El Rosario de Arriba
  • Misión de El Rosario de Abajo
  • Misión Dominica de Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario de Viñadaco


The town is primarily agricultural, with the major crop being onions. There are several nearby fishing camps.

There are several markets in El Rosario ranging from mini markets and meat markets to traditional markets & Liquor stores.

Bocana Beach is located approximately 5 miles west of El Rosario through the Arroyo and over the dunes.