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.
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.
Penasco del Sol
Address: Paseo Las Glorias #1, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico (see map)
Price: from 99 USD
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.
Playa Bonita Resort
Address: Paseo Balboa nº 100, 83552 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico (see map)
Price: from 65 USD
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
Price: from 128 USD
Number of Guests: Up to 4
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
Price: from 85 USD
Number of Guests: Up to six
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.
Address: Calle Mariano Matamoros, Benito Juárez, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son, Mexico (see map)
Price: from 40 USD
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
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.
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.
Beachfront Resort Condo
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 kitchenPuerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
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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