Puerto Penasco - penasco

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Welcome

Puerto Peñasco (also known as Rocky Point) is just 60 miles southwest of the border with . The town was founded in 1930 as a fisherman’s village. Today, the city is a beautiful tourist destination while retaining the feel of an old fishing port.

This seaside town is where the meets the Sea of Corttez. Desert sand dunes scattered with ocotillo, cholla cactus and desert grasses merge with the sand on the seashore of Old Mexico.

Rusty shrimp trawlers anchor in the shallows, drying their nets in the sun while children play in the tide pools, beachcombers meander on the shore and vendors scour the beach for customers. From under the shade of a palapa, you may gaze at pelicans skimming across the water or sight dolphins in the distant water.

The aquamarine water in hues of blues and green invite swimmers, boaters, sailors and all water lovers to frolic in the warm waters. These waters are home to one of the richest marine environments on the planet! Therefore, Puerto Peñasco is also a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. 

Puerto Peñasco is just an hour’s drive across the border, making it an ideal destination from , , and southern . From the International airport in , it is just a 4 hour drive and several car rental companies allow vehicles to be driven into .

Prior to the border, you pass through the which has an intriguing and unique desert beauty all its own. The Lukeville/Sonoita border crossing is small and easy to traverse. Sonoita itself is not intimidating and before long you are on the “hassle-free zone” highway . . . on your way to the !

Puerto Peñasco offers accommodations for every budget from camping on the beach to high-rise condo resorts. This is a safe and friendly beach town. It’s a great place for summer vacations. Or, the snowbird’s sun-drenched winter retreat.

There are Mexican handcrafts for sale, a small aquarium, lots of restaurants and fun bars overlooking the . Dozens of local vendors offer ATV & Rhino rentals, jet ski rentals, parasailing, kayaking, ultra light rides, sunset cruises, fishing trips and fantastic eco-tours.

Visit Puerto Peñasco! From the area estuary to , Pelican Point, Sandy Beach and Playa Bonita to the ’s busy Malecon area, and past to the Mirador beaches, Las Conchas, Playa Encanto and as far as the and Playa San Jorge, you will find miles of beaches! There are faraway beaches for the beachcomber to find a perfect shell for the collection. There are quiet estuaries for kayaking and rolling waves for watersports.

From sandy to rocky beaches, Puerto Peñasco has the perfect, sunny seashore for every whim! Come down and Discover Peñasco!   



Puerto Penasco Local Weather Report

Puerto Penasco, Mexico

Dozens of Photos...

SUNSETS

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Puerto Penasco Life

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Kayak & Dolphins

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Hannah & Zach Come to Visit

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Everyday Life, Family & Friends

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Guestbook

11/5/2009 3:42:47 PM - 002097646489
Very cool site........the first/top pic.......I have seen this before - but the shot is taken from a beach.......is the pic photo-shopped to do that for that view of Old Port? Great job!

Another Photo Album

PENASCO PHOTOS

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Come down and Discover Peñasco! This is our home and our beach town. We love it here! And, we want you to Experience this Place!  We would like to introduce ourselves! And by this means, we hope to Introduce you to Sunny Mexico with a visit to Puerto Peñasco.

Let’s plan YOUR trip together! If you choose, we can meet you at the border and show you around once you are here. We can assist with all bookings and reservations. And, answer your questions.  We will work with you to tailor a hassle-free & worry-free, enjoyable visit to Peñasco that has been personalized just for you!

   

~ Russ & Naomi Black


Please Follow These Links to Learn More!

Our PROMOTIONS Business Site
Penasco Recreation - Travel & See Mexico With Us!
MexicoRuss Site - "Who we Are"

PUERTO PENASCO (Rocky Point) SONORA, MEXICO

Lots of events and promotion to attract tourists to our beachtown!

This site is a bit out of date as of September 2011...
I will work to get it up to date ASAP. In the meantime, enjoy the photos!

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