Did you know?
That evidence of the presence of Paleo-Indians in the region has been dated as early as 2,000 B.C. By 1,000 B.C., a group emerged that is recognizable as the Yuman ancestors of the Kumeyaay who continued to inhabit the northern portion of the Baja California Peninsula at the time of European contact. The Kumeyaay referred to the area now known as Rosarito Beach as Wa-cuatay, which translates to "big houses" in the Kumeyaay language.
Rosarito Population 73,305
Popotla Boulevard area in south Rosarito is developing a reputation for original art and furniture manufacturing. Once known as a tiny coastal fishing town, has emerged into a cross-culture of art galleries, lofts and craft shops showcasing locally talented artisans. There's a mix of professional-quality fine arts that reflect the soul and warmth of the people. Along with the colors and scenes that are captured on canvas, there's earthen pottery, tile, metal, glassware, furniture, statues and fountains all ready to purchase in these eclectic roadside shops.