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Cholla Bay

Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Dissapointing bay-combing

We visited Cholla Bay ahout 7pm during a low tide. I timed it to make sure it was a low tide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Great beaches

We go all the time, we live here in penasco. Its so beautiful. Always nice i just wish people... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
shelah g
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“sand dollars” (13 reviews)
“low tide” (16 reviews)
“rocky point” (18 reviews)
Cholla Bay, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cholla Bay ahout 7pm during a low tide. I timed it to make sure it was a low tide, specifically in an attempt to see as much sea life as possible. Unfortunately, we didn't see much; tons of snails, hermit crabs and soft...More

2  Thank themamacurd
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We go all the time, we live here in penasco. Its so beautiful. Always nice i just wish people would clean up after themselves

Thank shelah g
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to go and relax. The weather is great and many places to go and eat. There are numerous choices to stay and relax it will be tough to make up your mind.

Thank M L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Popular for gringos, especially on weekends as I understand. Just not my cup of tea. Nicer beaches, better restaurants elsewhere.

1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Xochitl's is a hidden gem of a restaurant. JJ's patio is a great place to watch the fishermen bring in their catch of the day.

1  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A nice town near rocky point. But no restaurants or services Beach is nice but the real feature is the tides. Looks like they go out a mile Nice Catholic Church in the town. Road is mostly dirt. But easy to access from sandy beach...More

2  Thank Chris10131981
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

If you're planning on swimming and what not, this is not it. So many rocks make it hard for young children to walk and enjoy. The name is Las conchas though, meaning the sea shells. Definitely fun to just chill by the beach though, tan...More

1  Thank Jhulliana L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Caught somewhere between 67' hippies, margaritaville, and regular homes. We live further south west. Much nicer.

Thank James H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

If you drive past the beach condos and keep on going you will reach Cholla Bay. This is a really small beach town and mostly occupied by private beach homes. There is only a few bars and restaurants which is good and NO hawkers or...More

1  Thank Yoipitydafool67
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We arrived when the tide was extremely low so there were many hidden tide pools full of animals and colorful shells to explore. We rented a 4x4 at the marina and headed to cholla for a wonderful afternoon of fun. Lots of locals and tourists...More

1  Thank islandgems
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Lewis J
8 January 2017|
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Response from tonyespin | Reviewed this property |
yes you do need a passport to get in and out