Puerto Penasco hotels
Seaside Luxury in Puerto Penasco
Situated only about 60 miles from the Arizona border, Puerto Penasco, Mexico, is a popular resort destination that offers spectacular beaches and fishing. Visitors will find Puerto Penasco on a small strip of land adjoining the Baja California peninsula. To find the best prices on Puerto Penasco hotels, travelers can quickly search Orbitz.com.
Fishing and swimming are two of the most popular activities in Puerto Penasco. Each June, the area is home to a fishing festival that includes folk dancing, mariachis and a festival queen. La Choya Bay Club also sponsors another fishing tournament. Visitors will find there are numerous beaches to enjoy in the local area, including La Cholla, El Mirador, Las Conchas, Estero Morúa, Playa Bonita, and Playa de Oro. The area has also become known for its exceptional tidal pools, many of which can be seen in craters that formed in the rocky coastline, and these are home to starfish, crabs and other marine life.
An estuary is also situated on Estero Morúa. Here, visitors can see thousands of birds, including many different migratory species. San Jorge Island, also referred to as Bird Island, comprises a series of rocky outcroppings just outside the city. Although the white-capped rocks appear similar to the Alps, the white coloring actually comes from the guano of many seabirds that make their home here. Below the rocks live thousands of sea lions, making this the largest sea lion colony in Mexico. Popular activities here include viewing wildlife, watching birds, snorkeling and kayaking.
Visitors to Puerto Penasco will find there are numerous accommodation options, including Penasco Del Sol Hotel and Conference Center. This hotel is situated on a lush, tropical estate surrounded by ocean views and beaches. Visitors can take advantage of a swimming pool with ocean views and a Jacuzzi. The Del Sol is the only hotel located within walking distance of the downtown area. Numerous nightlife and restaurant options are nearby. Room rates begin at $114 per night, and the hotel can be reached at 1-888-683-0067.
Sandy Beach Oasis
Puerto Penasco offers a wide range of dining options, and travelers will find that many of the restaurants offer menus in English. Miguel’s Restaurant serves both American and local cuisine, while Azul Beach Club offers specialty drinks in an outdoor setting. The Chill Lounge is a great place to gather for after-dinner cocktails, while Cafesito is the place to be when you are in the mood for a gourmet pastry and espresso.
Las Palomas Golf & Resort is located on Sandy Beach along the Sea of Cortez, where the ocean meets the Sonoran Desert. Visitors can enjoy a spectacular backdrop of quaint fishing ports, rocky reefs, beautiful bays, pristine beaches and oceanfront restaurants. Amenities include a fitness center, a swim-up pool bar, a water slide and an infinity-edge pool. There is also an 18-hole championship golf course. Room rates begin at $190 a night, and the hotel can be reached at 1-866-360-2324.
Old World Charm in Puerto Penasco
With such spectacular surroundings to enjoy, it is little wonder why so many people flock to Puerto Penasco to soak up the sun, cast a line, or view the wildlife. To find the best rates on Puerto Penasco hotels, visitors can easily search several hotels on Orbitz.com.
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