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“Writing because I WANTED to find this place, & it wasn't on here!”
Review of Playa Dorada Hotel

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Playa Dorada Hotel
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“Writing because I WANTED to find this place, & it wasn't on here!”
Reviewed November 16, 2007

Heard about El Desemboque from a fellow travler to Puerto Penasco who was tired of the "Cancun-ing" of PP. A friend has a friend living in rural Sonora who was able to make us a reservation.

If you want an North American experience, go to a hotel in N America. For a Mexican exp, go here! It is a tiny hotel, about 8 rooms, only half-full when we were there. El Des. is a fishing town peopled by the Seri native community, and the beach is full of people making a living fishing, their boats, dogs, and yes dead fish heads! But the rustic beauty is unmarred by , well, anything touristy. ANYTHING! These folks fear becoming another Rocky Point. The restaurant @ the hotel- tiny, simple, EXCELLENT food - which is good, since there really isn't anywhere else to eat in town! They serve as many meals as you want, whenever we were hungry, they were there.

Hope someone who was searching for El Desemboque like we were finds this priceless little place. The phone # included might not be the hotel itself, but the woman will get you to the hotel. It is a tiny community.

  • Stayed August 2007, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Playa Dorada Hotel

Property: Playa Dorada Hotel
Address: El Desemboque, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Northern Mexico > Sonora > El Desemboque
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in El Desemboque
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Playa Dorada Hotel Mexico/El Desemboque, Sonora

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