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Address: Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Have a great time in Cholla Bay

Great place to kayak and swim. Tide goes out considerably so be aware of that. This is also where you can rent amazing homes for a good rate. It is away from town a bit but very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, rustic, quiet and unique. Walk out to the middle of the bay at low tide, you're miles from shore but still standing in 6 inch deep water (shuffle your feet!). Pick up sand dollars, then head in to JJ's for a beer. Great trip every time

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great place to kayak and swim. Tide goes out considerably so be aware of that. This is also where you can rent amazing homes for a good rate. It is away from town a bit but very peaceful. You can always walk to JJ's for a good time.

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Ashland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cholla Bay (the residential area of Rocky Point) is so unique. It doesn't have all the glitz and lights and activity of Rocky Point which is a welcomed retreat at the end of the day. Offering the 2nd largest Estuary in the world, it is so fun to see the water as it ebbs and flows throughout the day. Exploring... More 

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SLC,UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful and charming little place. Had cute little bed and breakfast places. Small little stores and a nice mix of local and seasonal type homes. Wonderful small little beach area that was much more local and not so tourist. Beautiful homes that will have you planning your retirement home plans :)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cholla Bay has lost any appeal from the glory days, in this traveler's opinion. very dirty even by area standards.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Cruise liner port under construction...airport...Beach...Nice Restaurants...Close to Phoenix..Homes for Sales under $200/SF..

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Whittier, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

La Cholla Bay is a beautiful small town with great beach. Right next to JJ's cantina is a small beach area where the waves are super calm and the ocean is great. Awesome you have to go there is you to to Rocky Point

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Love Cholla Bay... It's not far from Sandy Beach... There's JJ cantina where you can sit outside and have a gorgeous view of the bay... There's a tiny taco stand next to JJ's with the Best Tacos and ceviche... Don't forget to stop there!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love Rocky Point. We come out here often for concerts, mainly Roger Clyne and the Peace Makers, which always includes at least one trip out to Cholla Bay and JJ's Cantina. In June of 2015 I finally got to float around in Cholla Bay and listen to the bands play at JJ's. Keep in mind that Rocky Point is... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Oh I just love Puerto Penasco ( Rocky Point) Mexico. We've gone on several trips here as 'girls' trips and just loved it each time. Renting a waterfront condo , stop by the local super market and load up on food and drink. then just kick back and relax. We love the wide tidal swings and beach walking. Warm waters... More 

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