15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ensenada, Mexico - Updated 2024

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Ensenada is a stone’s throw away from San Diego, California. Yet, when you reach this coastal city, you will immediately feel that you are in Mexico. Located in the Baja California Peninsula, it is also called the “Cinderella of the Pacific.” This city was one of the first settlements in the area and it has evolved into a commercial center and major trading port. Because of its proximity to wine country Guadalupe Valley, it is also a good jump off point for day trips to vineyards and wineries. We have our list of things to do and what to buy Come and discover the best Airbnbs in Ensenada, Mexico, below!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. Astro Loft

Astro Loft provides guests with stunning views of the city skyline as soon as they wake up. It features floor-to-ceiling windows in the sleeping area, not to mention a private terrace where guests can relax and take in more of the beautiful scenery. The terrace also features dining furniture for al fresco meals. Other amenities include central air conditioning for comfort and a high-definition TV for entertainment. Access to WiFi is also provided so guests can keep up with their socials during their stay.

Although there is no parking space on the property, guests can park their cars on the streets for free.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
1.46 km (1.0 mi) from Ventana al Mar
153 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place had a semi stiff bed but perfect for two people
spacious two floor apartment with lots of great touches
very clean and spacious apartment
the apartment is clean comfortable and secure
the stay was exactly as advertised and was very clean
cecilia’s place was very clean and perfect for a couples get away
the loft is modern clean and joyful
host was friendly and responded quickly
love the interior design and accomodations that the host leaves out for their guests
great stay - wonderful accommodations and communicative host
very nice place and close to everything the host is very responsive
excellent place to stay very good communication with the host
the location is great too
everything is great location is easy to find and everything is close to it
this airbnb was located in a calm and peaceful neighborhood
the place was very cute and modern
the apartment is in a great central location
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2. Casa Rio #8 (from USD 86)

Tucked away in a quiet subdivision, Casa Rio #8 provides a suitable getaway spot for a group of travelers. It is a wheelchair-accessible, single-story rental with a ramp at the entrance. Amenities include air conditioning, WiFi, and a TV with standard cable. With in-unit laundry facilities and a fully functional kitchen, the place is fit for short- and long-term stays.

Free parking spaces are available on the streets. Some points of interest within a five-minute drive of the rental include restaurants, shops, and the lovely Playa Hermosa.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Ventana al Mar
109 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very clean and organized
place was clean the neighborhood was quiet
beautiful and clean home
very nice and clean will definitely recommend (:
very clean and good location
hosts super nice and communicative
super friendly host and immaculate accommodations
nice appartment and very responsive and helpfull hosts
the host were amazing at communicating and very flexible to my accommodations
very easy to communicate with host
great location and great price
great place to stay and close to everywhere
i wish it was closer to the center of town
other than that it was close to everything and was good for our two nights
great place to stay at a convenient price
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3. Pet-friendly home with beach views (from USD 129)

This warm and welcoming home is nestled right by the beach. Imagine that greeting you every waking day! Comfortably accommodating six guests, this lovely oceanfront rental boasts luxe amenities like a stylish open-concept living area that leads into a beach-view balcony, a full kitchen, and high-speed Wi-Fi. There are three bedrooms in the property, too, giving plenty of relaxation space after a day out in town or the beach. Pets are welcome to join the fun at Casa Sol too!

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
3.45 km (2.2 mi) from Ventana al Mar
176 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
smart tv strong wifi and hot water
mattresses were firm and comfortable
it has an amazing view and it it a cozy place
wish the master bed was the one with the view instead of the 2 twin beds
the house has been done up so beautifully and every room has its own style and element
everything was clean and comfortable
it is also very clean and safe
i loved how clean and stylish the house was
rooms and bathrooms were nicely clean and the beds were wonderfully comfortable
it was very nice comfortable and clean
alex was an accommodating and great host
thanks to our host for making me and my family feel at home
the morning and night guards were very helpful and kind
we felt very safe on the property and the staff were all friendly and helpful
alexandto is a great host hope to be able to return soon
great location
close to good food
great location right on the best sandy beach in ensenada
there are so many awesome things i can say about this place
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4. Family-friendly guest suite with a private bathroom

This is exceptional accommodation with exceptional hosts. Juan Carlos & Lourdes absolutely love what they do. They love Ensenada, they love pampering their guests and they love life. A guest who stayed in November 2016.
This private room rental is at a bed and breakfast operated by couple Juan Carlos and Lourdes. Most of the reviews say they are exceptional hosts and the room is comfortable. Guests share the common areas in the house with their hosts, such as the outdoor patio, the living room, the dining room and a fitness area. Located 7 km (4 mi) from downtown in a residential area, the property is nearer to the wine region. A daily Mexican breakfast is provided for guests. There is Internet access and WiFi and is ideal for couples or small families.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
4.92 km (3.1 mi) from Ventana al Mar
79 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view and the breakfast are breathtaking
the room and view were amazing
the house was beautiful the view was spectacular and lourdes' breakfast was fantastic
the room was beautiful and the view breathtaking they pay attention to every little detail
the room was very spacious with a comfortable seating area facing a fireplace
the beds were very clean crisp white linens and comfortable
the space is clean comfortable and very accurately described
the house is very very clean and tastefully decorated
otherwise very clean and had a nice view
juan carlos & lourdes were the best hosts ever
juan and his wife lourdes are amazing host they made us feel at home
juan carlos & lourdes are perfect hosts they are fantastic
juan carlos and lourdes are wonderful hosts
jc is a great host
it's in close proximity to all that ensenada has to offer and is very easy to navigate to
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5. Modern rental best for couples

This vacation rental in Ensenada is the cheapest in our list of 10 but it does not mean that it is the least. Most reviews of this vacation rental describe it as clean and comfortable and close by to most places of interest in the city, such as Playa Hermosa and the Area City Center. The furnished apartment comes equipped with modern amenities such as cable TV, WiFi, kitchen, and laundry facilities. It can comfortably house up to four people but is ideal for a couple. If you are bringing your own car, the property has parking space. A minimum two-night stay is required for this rental.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
2.53 km (1.6 mi) from Ventana al Mar
300 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the air conditioning & the private parking with gate
we had an issue with the wifi but yolanda was super quick to find a solution
there's 2 tvs many channels and the wifi is very good
the apartment was even better than the photos
the entire family was amazed with yolanda's apartment
very clean and organized
such a great clean place
the apartment was clean and comfortable
we had clean towels bed sheets were clean and plenty of warm water
very clean and comfortable place to stay
yolanda was an awesome host
yolanda was a great host
yolanda is a great host
great host very helpful with quick response
yolanda is an amazing host
great location; near stores and tourist places
the location is also great
great place close to everything
great place with fine details in an area close to everything
the location is perfect if you don’t want to be in the touristy are but still near
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6. Lovely loft apartment (from USD 59)

This vacation rental is owned by the same owners as the first Airbnb listing. Located in the same building as the vacation apartment, it offers the same easy access to what the city has to offer. According to most reviews, it is only a 2 USD Uber ride to the major commercial areas. This property can only accommodate two people, so it’s ideal for a romantic getaway. Its loft style also provides a different sleeping experience because the bedroom is elevated. The kitchen is well stocked with coffee and tea-making necessities and the rate includes toiletries during your stay. WiFi and cable TV services are also provided. A minimum of two nights is required when booking this rental.

Clean, spacious, and vibrant. Feels like a second home and we were able to get so much rest due to the long holiday work week we had before Christmas. I definitely recommend this place. A guest who stayed in December 2016

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
2.47 km (1.6 mi) from Ventana al Mar
366 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfy with nice linens large closet and super soft towels
we even had great wifi we will be coming back here again
spacious comfortable clean with many amenities at a reasonable price per night
ac was perfect cooled right away and water pressure was awesome took nice showers
great wifi amazing touches and a quick uber away from the main strip with bars
everything was very clean and organized
super clean will definitely return
very neat and clean loft style apartment
everything was very nice and clean
the house is modern clean and cosy
yolanda is an amazing host
yolanda was a great host very nice lady
yolanda was a great host
yolanda is a wonderful host with a beautiful property
yolanda was so sweet and helpful
the location was perfect very central to getting anywhere in ensenada
modern and great location
awesome place near the action in ensenada
this apartment complex is comfortable secure and also close downtown and the wineries
it's located in a local neighborhood with a nice grocery store just down the street
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7. Brand new house near the city

The main attraction of this Airbnb property is its proximity to the city center and its safety. Small families or groups up to six people can be comfortably accommodated in this new two-story house. The gated community also has common areas to offer such as playground for kids and a grilling area. The house itself has a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with TV and WiFi.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
5.38 km (3.4 mi) from Ventana al Mar
205 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture was comfortable and usable
it provides amazing amenities such as the swimming pool grill comfy sofas and the game room
within the community they had a nice and well-maintained playground bbq grill and pick-nick tables ideally for families
fans did a good job a/c would have been great
i can't emphasize enough the beauty and comfort of this apartment
everything was clean and modern as advertised
very clean and nice place
great clean place and secure
very beautiful clean home
very clean and modern home
our host was very welcoming and friendly
the host is very polite and responsive
they were very accommodating and helpful
aida was an excellent host
aida was a fluent english speaking very welcoming host
excellent location and very safe
great location safe secure and outstanding value
solana is located in a suburban neighborhood and surrounded by yummy places to eat
it's in a good location
this airbnb was in a great location near the center
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8. Beachfront property with an outdoor patio (from 72 USD)

This beachfront property is a whole house, complete with an outdoor patio. Its location in El Sauzal is ideal for enjoying a day in downtown or a trip to the wine region. Amenities are basic such as WiFi, TV, parking and heating. This Airbnb vacation rental can accommodate up to four guests but may not be ideal for families with small children. The outdoor patio is a good spot for small gatherings.

Baja Cabin

Address: El Sauzal, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (see map)

Price: from 72 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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9. Oceanfront retreat with a terrace (from USD 130)

Located right on the oceanfront, this Ensenada beach house Airbnb has more to offer than a place to stay. There is a community of chefs at a nearby restaurant and the host is said to know Ensenada like the back of his hand.

Guests can stay in and enjoy the beach or they can ask the host to arrange a winery tour for them. It is a private room that comes with breakfast and the use of common areas. Ideal for couples who love adventure and the outdoors.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
4.47 km (2.8 mi) from Ventana al Mar
469 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the next day the air was crisp and we made yummy breakfast in the well equipped kitchen
such a cute bungalow very cozy with windows that give a great view of the ocean
it was so nice to have 2 full bathrooms
we basically just sat in amazement every evening watching the sunset from the cozy deck
very clean cozy and private
the house was clean inviting with plenty of personal touches
the house was clean and the bed was comfy
mauricio and abby’s place was amazing very clean and comfy
clean and comfortable home with outstanding oceanfront privacy
mau and abi were amazing hosts
thank you abigail you were a great host
people are so accommodating and friendly here
mauricio was an an amazing host
mauricio and abbi were the most friendly and accommodating hosts i have experienced to date
great location close to town but not too close
the location is great not far away from anything you need
awesome time the location is perfect
the location is great and you are right on the water
the location is simply amazing right on the water
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10. Private room rental

This private room rental is in fact part of Casa Serenidad’s bed and breakfast, and this accommodates up to four people. A daily breakfast is part of the package, as well as the exceptional hospitality of its owners. The room has access to its own patio as well as the other common areas of the property. A small family would have an ideal Ensenada vacation here.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
5.13 km (3.2 mi) from Ventana al Mar
113 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are spectacular and the breakfast is delicious
perfectly layed out room with an upstairs that lead to the gorgeous ocean view patio
the room was very nicely decorated even my 13 and 5 year old commented on the decor
loved our room and the access to terrace with wonderful views
lourdes breakfast was probably better than most of the food we had on the streets
so relaxing very clean place
comfortable beds and sparkling clean
the beds were very comfortable and the place impeccably clean
every aspect of our stay was clean well thought out and very accommodating
their home is absolutely beautiful with amazing views overlooking the ocean extremely clean and well decorated
carlos was awesome as a host
juan carlos & lourdes are the perfect hosts
juan carlos and lourdes were amazing hosts
juan carlos and lourdes were outstanding hosts
the hosts were amazing and cooked us a delicious homemade breakfast
the location is perfect being only 15 minutes from valle de guadalupe & 10 minutes from downtown
their house is amazing at a great location
it's in a perfect location just out of town with gorgeous sunsets
location is perfect for touring the wine country or going into town
the house was easy to get to super close to the beaches and a gorgeous household
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11. Quiet room with ocean views (from 108 USD)

Another family friendly Airbnb vacation rental, which also provides daily breakfast for guests. This place is ideal for small families with kids, as it only accommodates four people. The house is gated and very secure. It is also located in a quiet neighborhood and provides free parking for guests with their own cars. A great view of the ocean greets guests outside their room as well as while having breakfast.

Private Room With Ocean View

Address: Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (see map)

Price: from 108 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Seamless experience from check in to check out.. Wonderful room with all the amenities. Quiet and peaceful in a gated community with beautiful homes. Great location if you want to head into the city of Ensenada or if you choose to drink some wine for the day at Valle de Guadalupe. Overall great experience and highly recommended.. Thanks again to our hosts! A guest who stayed in July 2016.

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12. Beautiful house with a view

Called Baja Paradise, this home rental is indeed paradise for large groups of families or friends. With three bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and dining area, it can house six guests. The common living area is also spacious enough to take in more guests.The place prides itself for having the essential business travel amenities making it ideal for events and meetings as well.

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3.88 km (2.5 mi) from Ventana al Mar
138 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi in the house worked great
the view of ensenada was great the rooms are spacious and comfortable
all appliances are modern and maintained beautiful showers etc etc etc
it was a beautiful home to stay in very comfortable
everything was clean well maintained and nicely decorated
place was clean including linens towels & the actual house itself
the place was beautiful and sparkling clean very inviting
beautiful view of ensenada and the ocean very clean living spaces and bedrooms fantastic communication with abraham
the house is beautiful clean beds were really comfortable nice bathrooms
host was very responsive
abraham is a great host
attentive curtious accommodating and super friendly
abraham is a great host and responds quickly
wonderful host made our stay very easy and confortable
will definitely stay at this location again
we were really close to many of the main attractions
beautiful house great location 15 minutes away from papas & beers
a relaxing place that i will definitely come back to
great location with a nice view
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13. Eco-conscious shipping container home (from USD 116)

Located in a gated community, this bungalow shipping container home is best for four guests who prefer having their own retreat while still being close to downtown.

The home boasts modern furnishing and features floor-to-ceiling glass walls and windows. Guests are welcome to use the fully equipped kitchen and relax in the living room and watch films and TV. This container house has two bedrooms and a spacious deck that’s ideal for an evening BBQ or just lounging under the sun all day!

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Ensenada, B.C., Mexico
6.0 km (3.8 mi) from Ventana al Mar
403 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is stunning and the place is cozy and close everything
there was a strong odor coming from a locked door in the main room
simple explanation is that i wasn’t clean and looks pretty neglected
jose’s house was a beautiful getaway the place was clean
excellent hospitality and attentive
great host and quick responses
jose is a great host
jose is a great host
jose is a great host and his suggestions were on point
location is great delicious food & craft beer very close to community
:) location is close to good restaurants and other places we enjoyed ourselves
let’s start with the pros great location and safe
you’re very close to city of ensenada and can easily get to valle de guadalupe as well
the place - the location - the host all was just perfect
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14. Peaceful sanctuary with ocean views (from USD 101)

Going on a solo trip or having a couples’ getaway near the beach soon? This peaceful home in Ensenada might interest you! It has a bright and breezy interior filled with white furnishing and a single room with a luxurious queen bed. The powder blue-themed kitchen is fully equipped.

The beauty of the ocean is best seen from the spacious balcony where you can sip on wine, chug ice-cold beer, or simply lounge under the sun and be mesmerized by the horizon.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
6.11 km (3.8 mi) from Ventana al Mar
252 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

15. Studio apartment with a Mexican flair

This Airbnb vacation rental allows you to make use of the whole apartment studio. Its location is a little over 3 km (1 mi) from downtown Ensenada and is along the way to the Guadalupe Valley wine region. Comfortably housing four guests with its queen bed and a sofa bed, it is ideal for a small family or a small group of friends. Pets are allowed in this Airbnb, which has basic amenities such as WiFi and a fully functional kitchen. Ironing facilities are also provided and the rental has parking space.

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
2.84 km (1.8 mi) from Ventana al Mar
362 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved having breakfast at flor de calabaza
cozy place with a beautiful view and a feel of being at home
it was a beautiful room & perfect getaway
alberto's place was just as described comfortable beautiful warm and welcoming
dora’s apartment (casa julia) was beautiful and clean
very beautiful and clean airbnb
a welcoming clean cozy comfortable studio
the place is clean and very charming
beautiful studio and impeccably clean
the guesthouse is very clean and comfy
lovely garden courteous hosts
great hosts and lovely space
lovely hosts and very cosy
very gracious and kind hosts
hosts dora and julio are very sweet
cute place great location
super cute and close to downtown ensenada
perfect location for day trips around baja
good relaxing and safe location with everything you need
probably a better location for couples with one child at most
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Ensenada Invites You To Come Away And Escape

With various types of Airbnb vacation rentals that are on offer in Ensenada City, Mexico, go ahead and take some time away from your stressful lives. Escape to feel the cool ocean breeze on your face or enjoy a slow day in Mexican wine country. Whatever you need for an ideal getaway, you will find it in Ensenada.

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