Mileages/Times from South Western Cities to Oasis Park Resort:
Amateur Video: Driving Across Border to San Felipe
DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS AND DIRECTIONS FROM THE USA
If you are driving, you need to get to Calexico, California. You can get there via San Diego on Interstate 8 East or from Yuma, AZ take Interstate 8 West to Hwy. 111 exit. Take Hwy. 111 South to Calexico and the Mexican border. There are two crossing points into Mexico from here. See the following instructions. Drive time from border to Oasis Park Resort is approximately 2.5 hours.
Border Crossing at Calexico:
From El Centro: Go east on Interstate 8 to Highway 111 exit. Go South on Highway 111 to the border. Go through the border, and bear right. After approximately 500 feet turn right for San Felipe. Go straight on this road through Mexicali (major intersections will have signs for San Felipe.) This turns into Highway 5 that takes to you to San Felipe. Once you are in downtown San Felipe take the Coastal Highway 5, south to the San Felipe-Puertecitos Corridor, Oasis Park Resort is at KM 61 and you will use this entrance for Oasis Park Resort as well.
Eastern Border Crossing:
From El Centro: Go East on Interstate 8 to Highway 111 exit. Go South on Highway 111 to the third light (Hwy. 98 or Truck Route 7). Go East on Highway 98 for about 7 miles where the sign shows the border crossing. Make a right and proceed up and over the cloverleaf and into the border crossing (this is clearly marked). RV’s are to follow the signs for passenger cars.
From Yuma: Take Highway 8 West and exit at Highway 98. Go West on Highway 98 for about 16 miles. At the traffic light, make a left and proceed up and over the cloverleaf and into the border crossing (this is clearly marked).
Once through the new border crossing you will come to a “T” crossing. Make a right and proceed west along the border boundary to the first stop sign where you will make a left onto Calzado Manuel Gomez Morin (MORIN BLVD). Continue South on MORIN through 7 traffic lights, passing the Sony plant. Turn left onto Highway 5 going south. Once you are in downtown San Felipe take the Coastal Highway 5, south to the San Felipe-Puertecitos Corridor, Oasis Park Resort is at KM 61 and you will use this entrance for Oasis Park Resort as well.
FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO FLY
Flying into US airports:
1. Fly into San Diego and drive rental car. Drive time is approximately 5 hours.
2. Fly into Yuma, AZ and drive rental car. Drive time is approximately 3.5 hours. 3. Fly into Los Angeles and then fly into El Centro, CA and drive rental car. Drive time is approximately 2.5 hours.
NOTE: When renting a car you must tell them you are driving into Mexico. Some agencies will not allow rentals into Mexico. In San Diego, Red & Blue is the most economical and allows their vehicles into Mexico with the appropriate insurance. In Yuma and El Centro, Avis rents cars that can go into Mexico. (El Centro Avis counter closes at 5:00 on weekdays, Noon on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.)
Flying into San Felipe:
San Felipe International Airport (IATA: SFH, ICAO: MMSF) is an international airport located 11 km (6.8 mi) south of the central business district (CBD) of San Felipe.Though not currently served by commercial airlines, the airport is a port of entry into Mexico for general aviation. Since it designated as an international airport, there is customs to process visitors. So, if you have a private plane you may fly into San Felipe instead of drive.
Plans are well under way to upgrade the airport to handle commercial flights.