The coastal community of Puerto Penasco, is popular among many U.S. citizens who know the city as Rocky Point Mexico. Rocky Point is favored for the opportunity to go deep sea fishing, scuba diving or engaging in many other types of water sports. However, along with stunning beaches, guests find a variety of other points of interest to enjoy while staying at one of the resorts or vacation rentals.

Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and The Great Altar Desert

Places to visit while in Rocky Point include the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve. Here visitors have the chance to experience the unique landscape found in the protected region that encompasses more than 600 square miles. The interesting terrain is a combination of sand dunes, ancient lava flows and rock from the four area volcanoes. Follow the trails and learn more about the flora and fauna found here by stopping at the interpretive exhibits. Guests also have the chance to get up close to the El Pinacate volcano by registering for a tour at the Schuk Toak Visitor’s Center.

Seashell Museum

Anyone with a love of collecting seashells should make a point of stopping at the local museum. The facility is open on Fridays or on other days by contacting the proprietor. Inside you will find a vast collection of shells obtained from the shores of Rocky Point and other world destinations. The exhibits also provide the chance to learn more about each type of shell or purchase items made using the natural wonders.

Tequila Factory

Mexican tequila is manufactured in a mere five states across the country from the blue agave plant. Making a trip to the venue provides guests with the chance to learn about the tequila distillation and aging processes. The experience also includes the opportunity to taste the difference between tequila aged from 16 months to 10 years. The facility also creates the spirits in a variety of flavors.

San Jorge Bay and Island

Many enjoying a vacation in their property management rental indulge in a day trip to the San Jorge Island. The land mass is a federal nature preserve that encompasses 50 square miles. The location is home to many different bird species, and such is a favorite among bird watchers. Guests also enjoy watching the sea lion colonies and the dolphins that frolic in local waters. The crystal clear water enables snorkelers and divers to explore the tropical world filled with crustaceans, colorful fish, anemones and starfish.