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Top Ten Weekend activities in Rocky Point!

Visiting Puerto Peñasco this weekend?

Here are our recommendations on how to spend an incredible weekend along the best beaches northern Mexico has to offer!

Visit the Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve.

Get to know all the different species that inhabit the Greater Altar Desert, observe the majestic craters and lava trails, and explore the largest dunes in Sonora. This is really an adventure you can’t miss, and you’ll even be able to cross “visit the only volcanic area visible from space” off your bucket list.
El Pinacate

Visit Bird Island

Enjoy the trip to this protected island that harbors hundreds of sea lions and different types of birds, where you will be able to kayak, paddleboard, or even swim with the sea lions.

Isla San Jorge aka Bird Island

Play  Golf

Puerto Peñasco has 3 golf courses, each offering unique sceneries that unite the desert, sea, and greens. What a perfect combination for a round of golf!

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Stroll along the Malecon

This is a must when visiting Puerto Peñasco. Take a nice stroll down the Malecon and take in the amazing sunset, go shopping for typical Puerto Peñasco souvenirs, or grab a bite to eat with a spectacular sea view.​
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Have an off-road adventure

Explore the sand trails the largest desert in Sonora has to offer, on your choice of ATV or UTV. This is definitely an exciting experience you don’t want to miss!
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Go on a sunset cruise

Get an actual front row seat for sunset! There are several sunset cruise options in Puerto Peñasco, where you can enjoy your favorite drinks, good music, and the variety of entertainment featured on each boat. Pick your trip of choice and enjoy the greatest sunsets the Sea of Cortez has to offer.
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This is an experience you will want to relive over and over again! Just imagine the panoramic view from the sky over the Sea of Cortez, where you can take in not only the immense sea, but also the malecón, and Puerto Peñasco’s beaches.

Ultralight rides

Another adventure in the skies you can’t miss out on is flying over the bay aboard one of these small light planes, which will make you feel endless excitement. The view is incredible and the experience is unique. You can find these in the Sandy Beach area.

Banana rides & Jet Skis

Puerto Peñasco offers the popular, and fan-favorite, banana boat rides and jet skis. Hop on this inflatable ride and have as much fun as you can imagine, or relieve some stress and get your adrenaline pumping on a jet-ski. Don’t forget to follow instructions and use a life vest.
Banana boat, Jetskis

Visit our activities section where you will be able to explore different options you can enjoy in Puerto Peñasco. Also, feel free to check out our events section and be in the know on everything that is going on in Puerto Peñasco. Don’t forget that most hotels, bars, and restaurants have something special ready for you!