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Vineyards vines in Tecate © CPTM/ Foto: Ricardo Espinosa (reo)

The picturesque, Mexican town of Tecate is located in the state of Baja California, 40 miles from San Diego, California. Surrounded by mountains and rocky landscapes, Tecate is a tranquil town with a fresh climate. Tecate has a number of city parks, including Lose Encinos Park and Tecate Main Park. The Tecate River runs through the city, and organized recreational activities, like the annual Tecate-Ensenada bicycle race are hosted here. The town is also home to the beer of the same name.


Tecate has a number of quaint hotels and restaurants perfect for small to mid-sized events. The Rancho Tecate Restaurant has several event halls and 12 guestrooms, and the Plaza Santa Monica is perfect for banquets and presentations. Tecate’s Club Campestre has event halls for up to 800 people, 2 gardens that hold up to 1,400 people, and a conference center for 160 people. Food and event planning services are on site.


Tecate´s most famous hotel is Rancho la Puerta. It was founded in 1940, as the  world´s first destination fitness resort and spa. Set on 3000 acres, it has its own organic garden, cooking classes, and 325 days of sunshine. Rancho la Puerta, called the “World´s Best Destination Spa” by Travel & Leisure magazine, can accommodate 125 people at a time.


Tijuana International Airport is 19.8 miles from Tecate, with direct flights to Mexico City, Tokyo, Cancun, Monterrey and Ontario, California. 

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Tecate Largest Meeting Space:
Tecate’s Club Campestre

Selected Tecate Hotels and Event Venues:
Rancho La Puerta
Rancho Tecate Restaurant
Plaza Santa Monica

Tecate at a glance
Baja California
Beer production
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Supports non-stop flights: Yes
Tecate Destination Profile
Type of Events:
  • - Convention
  • - Incentive Trip
  • - Special Interest Travel
  • - Wedding
  • - Up to 200 people
Hotel Rooms:
  • - 100-199 rooms
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