Natural Spa”. San Felipe stands out for wide sandy beaches, warm and intense blue sea, and sunny days.
Local eats have always been known for the fresh seafood and products of the sea.
Many food events and festivals are carried out throughout the year, like the Shrimp Festival and Oyster Festival, which attract hundreds of visitors per event.
The “Valle de Los Gigantes” nature reserve has cardoons standing up to 62 feet.
Jesuit missionary Juan de Fernando named the area San Felipe in 1746.
The Consag Island, a granitic outcrop was given its name in honor of Jesuit Missionary Fernando Consag, who mounted several exploration and detailed cartography expeditions of the area.