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Beautiful View

Beach access was hard to find but the view was spectacular. We enjoyed watching the tide come in... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
Flagstaff, Arizona
This was beautiful spot

Found it while exploring on the last day and think this is where we will go next time we come... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Josh S
Phoenix, Arizona
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Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Cholla Bay is a step back in time to a Mexican Beach without condos, ultra lights and crowds. It is quiet, low key, and a place to slow down. We ate lunch at JJ's. The food was great and affordable and the staff friendly. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

We rented a house through AirBNB and were extremely happy with both the house and the area. We happened to be there on a Monday thru Thursday and most of the restaurants were closed on Tuesday and Wednesday so we had to eat in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Beach access was hard to find but the view was spectacular. We enjoyed watching the tide come in and out. Quiet area not a lot of traffic. Was an easy distance to great eateries. Town was a couple miles away.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nlogan82
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Found it while exploring on the last day and think this is where we will go next time we come. Cleaner community and less pushy vendors.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Josh S
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Clean beach, lots of shells and Sea Glass, we've watched Dolphins, flying fish, Osprey, Pelicans, Gulls, Sandpipers, Cormerans, kayakers, Pongas and snorklers... It's a great place for families, romantic sunsets, a walk on the beach and exploring tide pools when the tide is low. Bring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Very interesting little community. The view of the bay was great until the tide went out. Used that time to find shells.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 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
2  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
1  Thank Mark N
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yes you do need a passport to get in and out