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Address: Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Memorial Day week

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Cholla Bay "village" is at the end of the Sandy Beach Peninsula. It is a long drive on a dirt road to get to the village. Once there, you see alot of run down and abandoned bldgs with junk in the yards. Except for a few nice homes on the water, all the rest is very disappointing. The real estate... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The place is all beach houses that are only occupied by about 3 months out of the year. There are TONS of rentals here. The streets are dirt, but things like ATV, or Buggy or water sports are basically ALL expected here. There are few rules and you can do pretty much what you want with few rules. Enjoy the... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

So many sand dollars and great beach combing ! Walked out 2 1/2 miles while tide was out. Awesome !!!

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

For the most part we only visit Cholla for JJ's but we also cruise around and just take a look at the little bay. It's quiet and out of the way but worth taking a look at.

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Durango, Colorado
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

If you have a vehicle check out Cholla Bay, the road to it is hard sand, dusty, dirty & bumpy but not a problem in our Subaru. The bay itself is an experience because of the extreme tide (especially at New/Full Moon) and all kinds of sea treasures are to be found. The town is also a fun experience, there's... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had a fun time looking for shells at low tide. The tides down here really are pretty radical. We looked in vain during lowest tide for sand dollars, but they eluded us. Fun area to check out.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I wish we would have found this place earlier in the day. We had a great time looking for shells and even found an angry blue crab. We're not big swimmers but love just exploring. We did have to ask a local how to get to it.

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Address: Address: Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco

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