First Time Tourists Guide in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Image by Zsolt Szabo from Flickr - Puerto Peñasco city

As the coastal city in Mexico, Puerto Penasco is known as Rocky Point and nicknamed as Arizona's Beach

Located the north coast of the Cortez Sea which is 4 hours from Mexico City by plane

Puerto Penasco is dominated by beaches such as Playa Mirador and Playa Hermosa

For foodie, don't forget to try authentic food such as Costa Brava Prawn

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SIGHTSEEING

Malecón Fundadores is surrounded by a store, street food, and beaches. It becomes a favorite place to take a walk by locals and tourists alike. This place is located in the heart of Rocky Point. Even though it looks crowded, Malecón Fundadores is a nice place for shopping. Try the street food vendor and meet the local people!

Malecón Fundadores

Great place to visit good food,good music for adults and kids

Address : Circunvalación y o Malecón Kino 18, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

DOWNTOWN

Visit Plaza of the Mother is a park nice place to go walk with your family or partner. A pleasant place to rest and mingle with enjoy the view of this park. This park offers ceramic painting activities, decorate your own cake activity for kids and swing.

Plaza of the Mother

One of the nicest parks in Puerto peñasco so far, for the little ones

Address : 83550, Adolfo López Mateos SN-S PARQUE, Centro, Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

SHOPPING

If you love seafood you should visit Malecón Fish y Shrimp Market to get fresh shrimp and seafood. This is a great place to purchase seafood because you can find fresh seafood right off the boat. There are lots of Traditional Local Shops and food here. The other option to find fresh seafood is Old Port. This spot is a famous place to find fisherman that brought home a fresh catch. Here, you can also find a restaurant that offers seafood cuisine cooked from fisherman's catch.

Malecón Fish y Shrimp Market

Great place to be at night good music, good food and drinks

Address : Circunvalación y o Malecón Kino, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Old Port

A lot of fun for an entire family with a lot of Mexican souvenirs to be found

Address : Circunvalación y o Malecón Kino, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

FOOD & DRINK

Puerto Penasco is famous for its cuisine made from seafood. Costa Brava Prawn is the famous cuisine from Puerto Penasco which made from prawn and cheese wrapped in strips of bacon. Then, tequila is a popular beverage in Puerto Penasco. Tequila always a favorite for local people to enjoy in the bar.

CULTURE

The city of Puerto Penasco is famously known for its beach and its port. The country itself is a predominantly Catholic country with a strong culture. Their official language is English and Spain.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Puerto Penasco is from January to July. Have warm weather with the little rainfall but overall, Puerto Penasco experiences a moderate climate.

HOTEL

Penasco Del Sol Hotel is located 7 minutes from Playa Bonita Beach. Playa Bonita Beach is the best seller hotel with an amazing view of the bay. Also, you can stay at Hotel Senorial. Hotel Senorial is the budget hotel with the comfort and best hospitality that you can get in this city.

Penasco Del Sol Hotel

Modern, inside lounge bar, coffee & pastry shop and a wonderful restaurant

Address : Paseo las Glorias #1, Bella Vista, Centro, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Hotel Senorial

Nice place to stay and sleep with a fair prices

Address : Calle 13 95, Ferrocarrilera, 83555 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

RESTAURANT

Mariachis y Tequila is a great restaurant that you can find in Puerto Penasco. Start open at 11 am, this restaurant offers authentic food that is Mexico cuisine and seafood menu. The other recommended restaurant is Pane e Vino Ristorante. Pane e Vino Ristorante provides Italian foo and seafood menu. Then, this restaurant has a beautiful view of the Sea of Cortez.

Mariachis y Tequila

Excellent place to eat in Rocky Pointe

Address : Choya SN-CSN-C, Obrera, 83555 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Pane e Vino Ristorante

Best view best food in ROCKY POINT

Address : Fraccionamiento El Cerro, Lote 2 y 3 Bis, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

CAFE

Hang out to Puerto Penasco Kaffee Haus will not disappoint you. This cafe offers authentic snacks from Germany and Belgium. The comfort vibes and delicious snacks make costumers love to come in here. For the coffee lover, Coffee Point is the recommended coffee shop that should visit when you come to Puerto Penasco.

Kaffee Haus

the best breakfast place in town

Address : Blvd. Benito Juárez García 216 B, El Puerto, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Coffee Point

Great coffee and breakfast

Address : Blvd. Benito Juárez García 319, Centro, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

BooBar Cantina is quite “wild” and good with numerous bars and clubs to hop in Puerto Penasco. This bar located in the heart of this city so you can easier to find it. Elixir Bar-Lounge is the modern Mexico bar and club. Elixir Bar-Lounge has a cozy atmosphere that makes it happy to spend the night in here.

BooBar Cantina

the most fun bar in the area

Address : Circunvalación y o Malecón Kino, El Puerto, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Elixir Bar-Lounge

Best night club in Rocky Point

Address : Av Durango 20, Benito Juárez, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

INTERESTING PLACE

The Seashell Museum is the cute little museum. Here, you can learn about seashells and picked up some cute souvenirs as well. These places really interesting and educational for tourists that come in here. The other interesting places in Estero Morua. Estero Morua is a public beach that provides great water activities such as snorkeling.

The Seashell Museum

Such a cute little museum

Address : Calle Ramón Figueroa 375, José López Portillo, 83552 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Estero Morua

Great to do snorkeling and safe

Address : Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Puerto Penasco has numerous beach attractions. You must visit Playa Hermosa, it is the recommended beach in Puerto Penasco. If you want to search spot photo in Puerto Penasco, Playa Mirador is the beautiful beach. Playa Mirador offers blue sky, blue water, and peace. These two beaches can be your reference when traveling to Puerto Penasco.

Playa Hermosa

Beautiful white sand

Address : Calle 18, Bella Vista, Nuevo Peñasco, 83553 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Playa Mirador

Beautiful beach with a nice sunset at afternoon

Address : Calle Mariano Matamoros 4, Cerro la Ballena, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico