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With gorgeous beaches, fine dining, watersport activities, and more, Rocky Point, Mexico, has something for everyone. The vacation rental specialists at Casago have compiled a list of some of the best things to do in Rocky Point, also known as Puerto Peñasco. Start planning your itinerary now! There are so many things to see and do in Rocky Point, the hardest part is narrowing down your options! Puerto Peñasco is famous for its fine dining, beautiful beaches, and exciting adventure tours that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. Check out some of the most popular attractions and activities that Rocky Point vacationers rave about.

Popular Activities in Rocky Point

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Rocky Point Restaurant Scene

Rocky Point, being a coastal town, is well known for its seafood. Keep your eye out for these local specialties: ceviche, which is fresh raw fish cured in lemon or lime juice and spiced with ají or chili peppers; Costa Brava Shrimp, which are locally-caught shrimp wrapped in bacon and seasoned with a honey-wine sauce; and the Pescado Zarandeado, which is fresh fish seasoned with onion, garlic and hot peppers, then char-grilled in a banana leaf. Some top Rocky Point restaurants include:

  • Aqui Es Con Flavio: This waterfront eatery specializes in classic Mexican seafood dishes. All of the seafood here is locally sourced and the portions are generous, so you won’t leave be leaving here with an empty stomach! This restaurant is a great place to experience regional cuisine and enjoy a beautiful sunset.
  • Portofino: For anyone who is a pasta lover, make sure to step inside Portofino for a nice lunch or dinner at some point during your trip. Portofino has made a name for itself as the destination for Italian cuisine in Rocky Point.
  • The Point Restaurant: Architecturally unique, The Point is one of the most famous places to dine in Rocky Point. This Rocky Point restaurant stands out not only due to its interesting location–elevated by stilts right over the water–but mainly for its food. The menu is comprised of tasty seafood dishes, salads, steaks and artisanal sandwiches.

Rocky Point Beaches

From soaking in the sun to snorkeling, here are some of the best Rocky Point beach spots:

  • Sandy Beach: Also known as Playa Arenosa, this Rocky Point beach sits at the southern edge of the La Cholla peninsula. Beachgoers love this spot for the clamming, snorkeling, water skiing, parasailing, jet skiing, surfing, and just lounging in the sun.
  • La Cholla: This small, secluded beach can be found at the end of a little peninsula that gently juts into the Sea of Cortez at the end of Cholla Bay and Laguna del Mar.
  • Mirador Beach: This beach is the closest to the oldest parts of downtown Rocky Point, which puts it in a prime location for tourists. Mirador Beach offers a wider diversity of terrain than other Rocky Point beaches, with both sandy and rocky shores. When night rolls around, you will want to be here, as most of Rocky Point’s hot nightlife locations–such as Manny’s, Pink Cadillac, the Baja Cantina–sit along Mirador Beach.

Rocky Point Fishing

No matter if you are an expert angler or a first-timer, Rocky Point is a world-renowned destination to have blast fishing. Casago’s concierge services can get you all the information you need to book the perfect fishing charter. The ideal time to fish in Rocky Point is in spring or during the summer months. During the winter months, most of the fish migrate to warmer climates, so you will not find all of the halibut, dorado, red snapper, bass, mackerel, grouper, and flounder that you will find in the spring and summer.

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Rocky Point Fishing Charters

Going on a charter boat needn’t be a large expense; members of our Casago team can find you charter boats for very reasonable rates. Some of the most well-established crews in Rocky Point are Pancho Villa Boat Charters, Del Mar Charters, and Santiago’s Ocean Services. Along with deep sea fishing, these boats also offer whale-watching, sunset cruises, and Bird Island trips. Ranging from 26 feet to 57 feet, state-of-the-art charter boats are equipped with GPS, satellite radio, outriggers, bait tanks, restrooms and shade decks.

Snorkeling in Rocky Point

The clear, blue and beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortez make snorkeling in Rocky Point a popular activity amongst locals and visitors. There is a wide variety of natural coral and marine life that is waiting to be explored in the waters off Rocky Point. Our concierge team at CasaGo will get you all set up with equipment, a highly-reviewed instructor, and the best locations to see a wide array of stunning marine life.

Rocky Point ATV Rentals

After a day of lounging in the water and snorkeling, hop on an ATV rental and have some fun in the desert. The cost of renting an ATV varies in Rocky Point, depending on a number of factors, but Casago representatives will make sure you find the best prices! In order to get your dream trip to Rocky Point started right away, contact a Casago representative! Our experienced staff will help make sure you don’t miss any of the best things to do in Rocky Point during your stay.

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