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Cholla Bay

Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Cholla Bay is Great if You Live There

Other than JJ's Cantina there isn't a ton to do or see in Cholla Bay. Yes there are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Pretty area

Pretty area. Small. In the middle of the little town. Not too many cars can really park here, but... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Scottsdale, Arizona
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“sand dollars” (13 reviews)
“low tide” (16 reviews)
“rocky point” (19 reviews)
Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Other than JJ's Cantina there isn't a ton to do or see in Cholla Bay. Yes there are beautiful views, but there are great views everywhere and you don't have to drive down a long dirt road to see them. If I was going to...More

Thank One_Must_Travel-1
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Pretty area. Small. In the middle of the little town. Not too many cars can really park here, but enough room to move around. Nice beaches, not much to beach comb here but still worth a stroll.

1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Well it is the first enclave of homes built that started Penasco, the homes are old and look run down but what's inside can wow you and surely be opposite as well. While looking for a home here we ran the gambit of looking at...More

Thank TwoAZTravelingFools
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Cholla Bay ahout 7pm during a low tide. I timed it to make sure it was a low tide, specifically in an attempt to see as much sea life as possible. Unfortunately, we didn't see much; tons of snails, hermit crabs and soft...More

3  Thank themamacurd
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We go all the time, we live here in penasco. Its so beautiful. Always nice i just wish people would clean up after themselves

2  Thank shelah g
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to go and relax. The weather is great and many places to go and eat. There are numerous choices to stay and relax it will be tough to make up your mind.

Thank M L
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Popular for gringos, especially on weekends as I understand. Just not my cup of tea. Nicer beaches, better restaurants elsewhere.

2  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Xochitl's is a hidden gem of a restaurant. JJ's patio is a great place to watch the fishermen bring in their catch of the day.

1  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A nice town near rocky point. But no restaurants or services Beach is nice but the real feature is the tides. Looks like they go out a mile Nice Catholic Church in the town. Road is mostly dirt. But easy to access from sandy beach...More

2  Thank Chris10131981
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

If you're planning on swimming and what not, this is not it. So many rocks make it hard for young children to walk and enjoy. The name is Las conchas though, meaning the sea shells. Definitely fun to just chill by the beach though, tan...More

1  Thank Jhulliana L
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Lewis J
9 January 2017|
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Response from tonyespin | Reviewed this property |
yes you do need a passport to get in and out