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Cholla Bay

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Address: Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
Phone Number: 6025485555
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JJ Catina

You can't go to Cholla without stopping a JJ's. Now they are spelling Cholla Choya They have tacos and burritos and drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
marybna
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Arizona
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Phoenix Az
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87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fortunate enough to visit often from Arizona! Great little area with friendly fun loving people. Local businesses for food and drinks make the a must stop while in Puerto Penasco! Recommend JJ's Cantina for drinks and fun as well as Xochitlas for breakfast or lunch! Try scottscondo.com if your looking for a place to stay while in Cholla Bay?

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Thank rkypntkd
Tornillo, Texas
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was by far one of the best things of our trip loved the scenery and how quit it was. We visited peñasco in a busy weekend and the time we spent in cholla was just the best.

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Thank Gabriela S
Arizona
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70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My husband and I wanted to find a new area to run on one of our days at Rocky Point. We drove out to Cholla Bay and ran the beach. It ended up being a bit hard to run because of the rockiness of the beach but we hopped and jumped and played on the rocks and then went up... More 

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Thank ArizonaKsm
Eloy, Arizona
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had rented quads and were riding them out on the peninsula and decided to check out Cholla Bay. The town itself is nice and quaint, with many pretty little houses throughout. The bays and the view were beautiful, it is definitely worth checking out.

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Thank DynamicFly
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Although it was a little rocky, we had a glorious swim and mini snorkeling expedition. We saw sergeant major and a few other fish. Very enjoyable.

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Denver, Colorado
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138 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Our other plans changed so we decided to explore La Cholla. It has curving sandy streets with some driveways that take you down to the beach. After Sandy Beach this wasn't impressive, but it was a nice place to check out. The tide was out so a huge expanse of the bay was open - so not as picturesque as... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful doesn't make it. I could live here! Only one paved street but most of the area has made a great comeback. Obviously, a contractor or two went belly up during construction, but most of the homes are great.

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San Diego, California
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Worth a look- and if you go and don't stop in at JJ's for a drink, a meal, and the stunning view you are missing something!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Went out to Cholla Bay for dinner and was able to sit on the rocks and watch the sunset. It was glorious. Not quite "Zadar most beautiful sunset in the world" beautiful, but close.

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Arizona
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

You can't go to Cholla without stopping a JJ's. Now they are spelling Cholla Choya They have tacos and burritos and drinks.

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Thank marybna

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