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Definitely our preferred place to hang out. Plenty of places to eat, drink, entertainment, and... read more

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Apache Junction, Arizona
JJ's Cantina

JJ's is a must if you want a taste of what it was like in the 70's. Friday & Saturday nights are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chandler, United States
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Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

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!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank tutana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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.

Thank remra4209
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!

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

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Tucked away from the touristy spots. A quiet calm water bay. The sand is okay as it's a bit rocky. And the roads can be dusty. But bbn if you want to really get away...

Thank PHS1001
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Small town about 20 min from Puerto Peñasco. Americans seem to have overrun the town 🙄 and are very rude...but Choya Bay is breathtaking at sunset. Oyster Bay is very cool as well. The beach is littered with hermit crabs and you can wade in...More

Thank K H
Reviewed June 10, 2018

If you're travelling to Puerto Penasco, Cholla Bay is worth a look. The bay is a nice location to watch the sun rise and set. Seaside homes washed in earthy pastels line the slopes above the bay, giving the site a bit of a clean,...More

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Lewis J
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yes you do need a passport to get in and out