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Bella Sirena, Your Sandy Beach Paradise 1B/1B 3bedLuxurious and Super Clean Beach Condo. 1 Bd/1Ba in Beautiful, 5-star, Bella Sirena, the most sought-after resort in Puerto Peñasco/Rocky Point. Views of the Sea of Cortez from the HUGE patio. Gourmet kitchen, roomy master bedroom with King bed, luxurious bedding and towels, walk-in closet. 2 large flat-screen tv's. Upgraded mattress on sofa bed. 5 pools, a swim up bar/food, 2 heated, 2 Hot-tubs, tennis court, putting green. Lush tropical landscaping throughout. Fall in love with Playa Paraiso!
Sandy Beach * DOG friendly * Casa Blanca * 1st FlEnjoy your dog friendly getaway on Sandy Beach! You and your dog will love the short walk to the beach! Casa Blanca has 3 pools, a hot tub, volleyball court, golf putting greens, a fitness path with workout stations, and community BBQ grills. Located right in the middle of the popular Sandy Beach and is walking distance to Colin's Cantina, Sonoran Grill, Banditos, Chango's, and Garufa Steak House! Our unit is a first floor, dog friendly, 2 bed/2 bath unit that sleeps 6.
Modern Oceanfront Condo Newly Remodeled*SONORAN SUN 1BR 1 BATH * ON SANDY BEACH * Newly Listed and highly upgraded, this 1 BR ,1 BA condo offers stunning views of the Sea of Cortez. It is decorated with a modern Boho interior and it is ideal for couples or families. Rising directly above Sandy Beach, this Luxury Ocean Front Resort is ideally located near Restaurants, shops and bars. The condo has been recently remodeled including brand new furniture. This a 24 Hr guarded gated Resort with Pool Bar, Restaurant, Gym & Spa w/room Svcs
Folks from across the U.S. border often refer to Puerto Peñasco as “Rocky Point” or even “Arizona’s Beach.” Whatever you’d like to call this desert enclave on the Sea of Cortez, its six beaches, rocky tide pools, and blazing Sonoran sun have made it one of northern Mexico’s fastest-growing beachfront getaways. Water adventures like kayaking, fishing, and snorkeling are particularly desirable in the gulf, which has been dubbed “the Aquarium of the World.” Meanwhile, just beside the sea the historic corridor of El Malecón beckons with seafood joints, street vendors, and lively nightlife. The perfect day here concludes with a stroll on the boardwalk, a piña colada in hand.
Located about 60 miles south of the border Mexico shares with Arizona, Puerto Peñasco is most often accessed by car. Travelers coming via Phoenix or Tucson usually take Route 85 to the border crossing in Lukeville, which is open from 6 a.m. to midnight and can take anywhere from 10 minutes to hours. After that, it’s about an hour’s drive down Highway 8. If you’re crossing the border from the United States, check with the US Department of State on current requirements for entry, and don’t forget to pick up Mexican car insurance.
If you’d rather not drive, there are shuttles operating between Arizona and Puerto Peñasco, including Transportes Express. Albatros and Autobuses de la Baja California offer bus services to and from various destinations within Mexico. There’s also an airport, Mar de Cortés International Airport (PPE), about 30 minutes east of the city. Note that there is no reliable public transport in Puerto Peñasco, but you can hire taxis or rent a car.
This is the Sonoran desert, and as you might imagine, the weather remains dry and clear for most of the year. Hot summers can be an exception to this and are sometimes muggy with occasional rain, while winters are dry and relatively cold, though the temperature rarely drops below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors tend to prefer arriving in May, June, September, and October, when air and water temperatures are ideal for swimming. Be sure to pack a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a bathing suit.
Whether it’s sugar-fine sands or rugged seascapes you’re after, Puerto Peñasco has a beach for you. Sandy Beach (Playa Arenosa) is most popular with families, snorkelers, and divers, while nearby Playa Bonita conveniently offers umbrellas, drinks, and food. Las Conchas features six golden miles of prime shell collecting and sand dunes, while El Mirador Beach is the nightlife hub.
A UNESCO World Heritage site filled with ancient volcanoes, petrified lava flows, magnificent craters, and undulating sand dunes, this is one of the driest places on Earth. Frankly it feels more like the moon, which is probably why astronauts used it in the 1960s to prepare for landing there. Wild inhabitants include pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, and pumas.
This conservation-focused nonprofit has a visitor center in Puerto Peñasco where you can learn about the Rocky Point’s seaside desert ecosystem and natural history. Nature tours to El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar are also recommended.