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9 Best Places To Stay In Puerto Penasco, Mexico - Updated 2020

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Puerto Penasco is a popular destination for those who love the surf and the sand and it’s the perfect place to relax in your room and watch the sun set over the ocean. We’ve developed a list of eight accommodations with excellent reviews and even better views, to make planning your stay as easy and breezy as the wind on Puerto Penasco’s pristine beaches.

1. Stay in luxury at the Penasco del Sol (from USD 118)

Located right on the Gulf of California, the Penasco del Sol offers stunning views of the ocean. If you want to relax on the beach, you’ll only need to walk out the door, as the hotel offers direct access to a public beach. You can easily spend your whole vacation in the water if you would like to - the hotel offers an outdoor heated pool and a hot tub, facing the ocean.

The large, airy lobby will usher you into a relaxing vacation, and most rooms include a view of the Gulf, so you can watch the sunset as you doze off (or order room service!) At the breakfast bar, you can start your day with fresh juice and fruit and relax in the shade of the palm trees scattered around the property. Don’t worry about driving anywhere - the hotel includes a restaurant, beach club, and a cafe, where you can easily grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink, to sip by the pool.

The hotel is just a 35-minute drive from the Puerto Penasco airport, and best of all, it’s been rated the best value lodging in Puerto Penasco, making it a favorite among tourists.

Peñasco del Sol Hotel & Conference Center-Rocky Point

Address: Paseo de las Glorias 1 Colonia Antigua Explanada
Price: from 118 USD

Business centre Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Safety deposit box Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Pool/beach towels Family rooms Daily housekeeping

2. Enjoy the beach and shopping at Playa Bonita Resort (from USD 83)

Playa Bonita Resort is conveniently located between the beach and the downtown district, filled with restaurants and shops. Take a quick stroll down to the beach, or head the other direction and take a ten-minute walk to the downtown shopping district. It’s also close to the CET MAR Aquarium and the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. The location of the resort is perfect for the traveler who wants to experience it all.

You’ll be greeted by the sunshine and a continental breakfast, each morning. While you’re staying, don’t miss the resort’s restaurant and bar, Puesta del Sol, or take a soak in the outdoor pool or hot tub. Guests have praised the hotel’s cleanliness, and you’ll notice the rooms, though simple, are pristine. If you book a balcony room, you’ll be able to see the ocean during your whole stay.

Hotel Playa Bonita Resort

Address: Paseo Baolboa 100
Price: from 83 USD

Cashless payment available Lift Live music/performance Smoke alarms Outdoor pool (seasonal) 24-hour security Spa and wellness centre Parking

3. Get off the beaten path with this spectacular oceanfront condo (from USD 199)

If you’re looking for a quiet lodging, away from the hustle and bustle that surrounds the resorts, this condo might be the perfect place for you. It’s a one bedroom, one bathroom condo, designed for a couple or a few friends to enjoy - it sleeps four. You’ll be able to see the ocean from the condo and can quickly walk to the beach and enjoy the sun and waves.

The condo complex offers a variety of activities. Soak in the pool or jacuzzis, grab a drink at the swim-up bar, sweat it out at the gym, pamper yourself at the full-service spa, or take advantage of the tennis courts, restaurant, or children’s play area.

This condo is the perfect place to have a do-it-yourself vacation. You’ll be able to cook in the fully furnished kitchen, enjoy the wifi and cable TV, and kick back and relax with all the comforts of home. You’ll have to book the condo for a minimum of two nights, but you won’t want to leave. Visitors have praised the view, location, and comfort of this little condo.

Spectacular Oceanfront Condo
121 reviews
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean and very well equipped
the condo is clean and it has everything you need
the unit was very comfortable and clean
the resort is also very clean and accessible to local dining and activities
jayme was a pleasure to work with the property was clean safe and well maintained
great owner who is very responsive
the location is great and the condo is lovely
Read more reviews

4. Stay at the budget-friendly Hotel Baja (from 40 USD)

If you’re looking for no-frills lodging that you can use as a launch pad to explore Puerto Penasco, Hotel Baja is a great option. The affordable hotel doesn’t offer amenities such as breakfast or a private beach, but with prices as low as 40 USD a night, it’s a steal.

Hotel Baja does offer a pool with a bar where you can kick back and relax, and an attached restaurant. You can easily walk to restaurants, shops, and beaches.

Hotel Baja

Address: Calle Mariano Matamoros, Benito Juárez, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son, Mexico (see map)

Price: from 40 USD

5. A beachfront penthouse with stunning views (from USD 213)

Indulge in a pleasant stay as you spend your lazy days at this penthouse. You do not have to do anything here if you do not want to. Simply marveling at the stunning views of Sandy Beach and the Sea of Cortez should be enough to keep you going throughout the day. The penthouse comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with other modern facilities to spoil you, such as a private outdoor jacuzzi, a patio with furniture, a kitchen, and a gym.

Beachfront Penthouse On Sandy Beach
Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
210 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are like sleeping on boards
great views from everywhere and super comfortable
my kids loved the pools and the hot tub
pools great we practically had the place to ourselves
having a washer and dryer is nice after being at the beach or pool
cleanliness could have been better
super clean complex
this place was super clean and so beautiful
it was clean cozy and comfortable
the rooms were clean and well kept
on site staff was friendly and helpful
host was the best super responsive
front gate security and front desk were friendly and very helpful when checking in
security and staff are very friendly and helpful
staff is friendly and the parking lot is safe
great location and very secure
close to nice eating places
it was a close drive to downtown where there is fun shopping and restaurants
amazing place right on the water and walking distance to everything
close to many restaurants amazing fish tacos nearby
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6. Rent a spacious home near the beach

If you’re looking for a roomy place to spread out with friends, this Airbnb near the beach is a great, affordable option. The first thing you’ll notice as you arrive is a pristine, private pool in front of the house, welcoming you to take a dip.

Inside, you’ll find comfortable areas to lounge, visit with friends, or make a cozy fire. There’s a large, furnished kitchen where you can create your own meals. Decorated with bright, welcoming colors, you’ll feel at home here, right away.

Casita cielito lindo #3 close to beach and bars.
47 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 8 Guests

7. Lounge at this beachfront resort condo (from USD 150)

At only 129 USD per night, this beachfront condo offers a resort experience for a budget-friendly price. The condo is located in a safe, quiet and gated community with 24-hour security. It’s located on Sandy Beach, so you’ll be able to enjoy the ocean. You’ll also have access to swimming pools, hot tubs, restaurants, a gym, a clubhouse, and a spa!

The condo is designed for four guests, with two rooms and three beds available. It’s a great place for kids - the main pool offers slides and a fun area for children to play. The brightly-colored rooms are filled with Mexican flair, and you’ll be able to enjoy your morning coffee or a nightcap on a private patio.

With all these amenities, you’ll never need to leave - but if you’d like to explore, it’s also close to the downtown shopping area of Puerto Penasco.

Charming & Bright Beachfront Condo at Las Palmas
Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
236 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the slide and pools were awesome
the furnishings are up to date and comfortable
the beach and pools were great and there are plenty of outdoor chairs for relaxing
the air conditioning was great and we never had any issues with hot water or water pressure
great resort the pools for both adults and kids are great
beautiful home clean nicely decorated
the condo is very clean and bright
very clean room and spacious patio
it’s very clean and spacious
clean convenient and a fun resort
everyone was absolutely helpful
the staff were all very nice
the staff at the resort are very helpful and kind
the staff at this resort are very friendly and professional
tien is a friendly host
location was very calm
great location super safe
great location to the beach and close to some great restaurants within walking distance
just awesome close to pool area
nice location on the 1st floor easy access from parking lot
Read more reviews

8. House of Sunrises (from USD 57)

This small, simple house offers the opportunity to walk across the road and lounge on the beach, located just three minutes from the Sea of Cortez.

Included in your rental are two kayaks, so make sure to take advantage of them and take them for a spin on the water. It’s also just a quick trip into town, where you can scuba dive or snorkel, golf, or check out the restaurants or bars.

Designed for two, this is a great place for an affordable, relaxing vacation. If you’re traveling with friends, the complex offers a variety of other units for rental.

"mi Casa de Sonrisas" Beach Casita, w/full kitchen
Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
163 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning worked great
the bed was very comfy and the two portable ac units kept us nice and cool while inside
the bed was extremely comfortable as well
bed was super comfy
highly recommend if you're looking for a small cozy space for a couple or small family
nice clean quiet secure place
sparkling clean with awesome bed linens
the place was clean and well decorated
thw casita was very clean
the casita was well-equipped with dishes and utensils super clean direct tv channels a plus
fae was an amazing host with an amazing home
such a thoughtful host
far was a great host and responded quickly to any requests we had
fae is a great host
she brought me a blender when i asked her for one and was a truly great host
great location
super close to the beach
great location quiet convenient to beach
it is a great location
great location truly just a few steps from the beach
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9. Explore the area at Rocky Point Casa

Rocky Point Casa is a quaint, two bedroom, two bathroom house, designed to accommodate six people. Whether you’re traveling with family or looking for a good place to stay with friends, this little house is one of the most comfortable and affordable options in Puerto Penasco.

Even though it’s budget-friendly, Rocky Point Casa offers a variety of amenities. Located on a quiet street, you’ll be away from the hustle and bustle. You’ll be able to take advantage of the smart TV, wifi, and walk to the beach. It’s comfortable, quiet, and clean - a great getaway.

Rocky Point Casa - 2 bd 2 ba - Close to it All!
72 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
never had a problem with the wifi or tv
property was spotless beds were comfortable
the property is clean
clean has everything you need and is well maintained
clean secured parking and pet friendly
property owner was very kind and helpful
dee was great very helpful
very good location minutes from the malecon and many good restaurants
great little house close to the beach
easy check in with realty office close by and check out also easy
we loved many restaurants but also loved the peace & quiet of the location
we loved this house very comfortable clean and close to beach
Read more reviews

Puerto Penasco is full of sunshine and beaches

Whether you prefer a quiet, relaxing vacation or a vacation full of energy and activities, Puerto Penasco has a place for you. Rent a quiet, private lodging, or relax in ultimate luxury at a resort - either way, you’ll be able to enjoy the unique character of this sunny Mexican city.

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