At Colonet the main highway from Ensenada finally hits the ocean. From here to El Rosario, the beaches stretch for miles.
Mexican officials are eyeing Punta Colonet, about 80 miles south of Ensenada, as a major container port. While the plan would take years to fully develop, requiring significant public and private investment, its construction would have serious implications on the Port of L.A., according to the report.
The sprawling Baja California beach has the potential to become a major player in maritime trade, with 3,000 acres of backland off the beach and another 8,000 acres on an adjacent mesa, plus the all-important deep waters able to handle next-generation vessels.