Destination guide

The desert setting of Mexicali is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Mexicali. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Mexicali

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mexicali a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • City Forest and Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Broken Spoke Country Club (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mexicali

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mexicali is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Juventud 2000 Sport Center (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Vicente Guerrero Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Rockwood Plaza (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Holtville Community Recreation Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mack Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Bucklin Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mexicali

Fly into Mexicali, Baja California Norte (MXL-General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to El Centro, CA (IPL-Imperial County), which is 18.5 mi (29.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Mexicali, MX?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 208 vacation rentals near Mexicali. From 101 Houses to 14 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mexicali for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mexicali?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mexicali:

  • El Dorado Ranch: 96 vacation rentals
  • Segunda Sección: 34 vacation rentals
  • Verdugo: 24 vacation rentals
  • Primera Sección (San Felipe): 37 vacation rentals
  • Los Arcos: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Mexicali?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mexicali. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Felipe Marina: 198 vacation rentals
  • Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park: 47 vacation rentals
  • San Felipe Lighthouse: 198 vacation rentals
  • Arizona Western College: 40 vacation rentals
  • Yuma Crossing State Heritage Area: 43 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mexicali listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mexicali?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 101 Houses in Mexicali. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mexicali include:

  • Villas: 14 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 75 rentals available
  • Studios: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mexicali?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 112 vacation rentals with pool available in Mexicali. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.