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Beautiful sun and moon rising

Marginal roads but great views. Drinks and company good all around. Not a great beach, but 4... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Definitely our preferred place to hang out. Plenty of places to eat, drink, entertainment, and... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Mark N
Apache Junction, Arizona
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Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marginal roads but great views. Drinks and company good all around. Not a great beach, but 4 wheelers and zip line are lots of fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jdwhite9
Reviewed November 6, 2018

we love Cholla Bay its always a balst and its nice not to have to be stuck in all the craziness of RP but that we can got to town in only 10 mins is the best!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank azbullrider
Reviewed October 3, 2018

drive to J J's and park, have lunch and go shell hunting and beach combing, walk around the point, at low tide you can almost walk across the bay

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BNB5070
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Definitely our preferred place to hang out. Plenty of places to eat, drink, entertainment, and beautiful views. It's a little expensive to be honest, and don't eat ice remember that, we were sick for days!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark N
Reviewed August 27, 2018

JJ's is a must if you want a taste of what it was like in the 70's. Friday & Saturday nights are the best. Great view to have a taco and margarita ocean side.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamesrM2746RU
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Drove here from town not expecting to find anything spectacular and we sure didn't! There is not a decent beach here so I don't get the attraction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tutana
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The water is warm and clean. Excellent for small children. My grandkids had a blast. This was the first time my 4 yr old and 6 yr old grandkids had seen the ocean and they enjoyed the sunny beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria D
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Stayed a week on Cholla Bay in May 2018. Beautiful place with amazing beaches. Went swimming everyday and could not have been happier.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emma W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Check the tide schedule, and get out there during low tide for shelling! Found many sand dollars, shells, octopus (make sure your shells don't have any little guys living in them!) Gorgeous spot! Stop at JJ's for a bloody mary or margarita or cerveza!

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank nattyjoe1
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We always make a point to go to JJ's when we travel to Rocky Point. Cholla Bay was one of the first parts of Rocky Point that Americans started building homes. JJ's is a land mark as one of if not the oldest bar in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank 29kimberleek
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yes you do need a passport to get in and out