The friendly community of Los Algodones is located in Baja California, Mexico at the California – Arizona border. It is seven miles west of the city of Yuma, AZ. Traveling on I-8 take Calif. 186 south on Algodones Road to Andrade, which is on the USA side of the border.
Access to the community is very easy. You may park on the USA side and walk less then 1 block or park in one of the attended parking lots in the town. Most businesses are located less then 4 blocks from the border and the currency of choice is the American dollar.
Los Algodones offers a wide variety of curio shops, pharmacies, open air cafes, medical doctors, health professionals, optical dispensaries and a large number of dentists providing quality services and specialized treatments at a cost savings that makes your trip worth while.
Do not worry if your Spanish is not up to par as most of the business have employees that are fluent in English. Check the events calendar for the dates of the Welcome and Thank You Parties as well as other activities held throughout the winter and enjoy some warm Mexican hospitality.