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Cholla Bay

Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
6025485555
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Pretty Desolate

This is an area a short ways north of town. It is definitely an adventure. Make sure to stop by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
idahoan22
,
Burley, Idaho
Visited it as part of a tour.

Worth driving to Cholla Bay, if you are not staying there. Beautiful. It has condos, private... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
AzGirl85120
,
Seven Fields
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“low tide” (17 reviews)
“sand dollars” (13 reviews)
“rocky point” (21 reviews)
LOCATION
Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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"low tide"
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"sand dollars"
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"rocky point"
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"sandy beach"
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"get away"
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"long dirt road"
in 2 reviews
"small community"
in 2 reviews
"live here"
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"baby octopus"
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"oyster house"
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"catch of the day"
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"full moon"
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"the main road"
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"fishing village"
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"tacos"
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"an adventure"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an area a short ways north of town. It is definitely an adventure. Make sure to stop by JJ's Cantina. Tasty food and beach access.

Thank idahoan22
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Worth driving to Cholla Bay, if you are not staying there. Beautiful. It has condos, private houses, resort type resorts.....

Thank AzGirl85120
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been there for about 4 years..... there are several new homes. But I noticed very few new businesses. Our friends are kinda looking for a vacation home, but to haul water and have to travel into Puerto Penasco for any variety in shopping.... wouldn’t...More

1  Thank 2babybluz
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I loved the artsy houses here. It's a very small community- much different than the rest of Puerto Penasco. Two restaurants- one bar. Amazing views. It's far away from the rest of town but quite charming in its own way. It's quiet here and I...More

Thank MontanaLaura
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Cholla Bay is at the end of the road but worth a scenic tour. Many expats have houses here that for the most part sit empty. There is a bar for a cold beer and snack. Watch the fishermen put there boats in and out...More

Thank Kenneth B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Cholla Bay has always been a "modest" place, favored by folks looking for a quiet but very reasonable place close to the US. It is sort of like a suburb of Rocky Point. It used to be a very inexpensive place to get a little...More

Thank seb36
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We drove out from Rocky Point. It’s a bit of a drive on a hard packed road. There is a checkpoint but no problem. The town is a dusty mix of nice and not so nice houses. There were a few businesses but not much...More

Thank Bernie G
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Other than JJ's Cantina there isn't a ton to do or see in Cholla Bay. Yes there are beautiful views, but there are great views everywhere and you don't have to drive down a long dirt road to see them. If I was going to...More

Thank One_Must_Travel-1
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Pretty area. Small. In the middle of the little town. Not too many cars can really park here, but enough room to move around. Nice beaches, not much to beach comb here but still worth a stroll.

1  Thank Curtez151
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Well it is the first enclave of homes built that started Penasco, the homes are old and look run down but what's inside can wow you and surely be opposite as well. While looking for a home here we ran the gambit of looking at...More

Thank TwoAZTravelingFools
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Lewis J
8 January 2017|
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yes you do need a passport to get in and out
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