to La Hacienda de la Langosta Roja:
As you reach the town of San Felipe the road curves around
the right side of the main arches and heads east towards the sea.
Stay on this main road (Calzada Chetumal) until you see
La Hacienda de la Langosta Roja on your left.
Details and observation points to assist you:
Stay on the main road. You will pass the large Pemex gas station on your
right and go to the first “Alto” stop sign at Mar de Las Flores.
Stop and proceed counterclockwise (right) around the large traffic circle
(trees and grass in the center). You will soon pass a street on your right,
Avenida Mar Caribe and a Pemex gas station approximately ½ way
around (there is a much larger Pemex station on the other side of the
circle so don’t get confused.)
Angle right on the main street after the gas station while
continuing east towards the Sea on Calzada Chetumal. You’ll notice
a bright yellow auto parts building on your left.
You will proceed through a series of “Alto”
stop signs at the intersections of Mar Jonico, Mar Bermejo (Mercado Sinai
is on the corner), Mar Blanco (Margiamos Pizza store on the right and
Movistar cellular telephone office on the left.) Just keep going straight
after stopping at these stop signs.
At the bottom of the
hill you will stop at the next “Alto” sign at a 3-way intersection.
Proceed through the intersection and make an immediate left onto the road
(the road has no name). Proceed down this road and you will see the Hacienda
de la Langosta Roja building on the right.
DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS AND DIRECTIONS
If you are driving, you need to get to Calexico, California. You can get
there via San Diego on Interstate 8 East or from Yuma, AZ take Interstate
8 West to Hwy. 111 exit. Take Hwy. 111 South to Calexico and the Mexican
border. There are two crossing points into Mexico from here. See the following
instructions. Drive time from border to the San Felipe is approximately
Crossing at Calexico:
From El Centro: Go east on Interstate 8 to Highway 111 exit. Go South on Highway
111 to the border. Go through the border, and bear right. After approximately
500 feet turn right for San Felipe. Go straight on this road through Mexicali
(major intersections will have signs for San Felipe.) This turns into
Highway 5. Stay on Highway 5 until you reach San Felipe. Click on map for a larger version.
Eastern Border Crossing:
From El Centro: Go East on Interstate 8 to Highway 111 exit. Go South on Highway 111 to the third light (Hwy. 98 or Truck Route 7). Go East on Highway
98 for about 7 miles where the sign shows the border crossing. Make a
right and proceed up and over the cloverleaf and into the border crossing
(this is clearly marked). RV's are to follow the signs for passenger cars.
From Yuma: Take Highway 8 West and exit at Highway 98. Go West on Highway 98
for about 16 miles. At the traffic light, make a left and proceed up and
over the cloverleaf and into the border crossing (this is clearly marked).
Once through the new border crossing you will come to a "T" crossing.
Make a right and proceed West along the border boundary to the first stop
sign where you will make a left onto Calzado Manuel Gomez Morin (MORIN
BLVD). Continue South on MORIN through 7 traffic lights, passing the Sony
plant. Turn left onto Highway 5 going South. San
Felipe is about about 2 - 2 1/2 hours driving time from the border.
Caravan Border Crossing:
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