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21 Best and Fun Things To Do In Puerto Penasco, Mexico

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The location where the desert and ocean converge, Puerto Penasco is a picturesque spot on the Gulf of California that provides the perfect blend of nature.

Adorned with cozy streets, seafood markets, and white sandy beaches, it’s easy to see why this Mexican port town has become such a cherished tourist destination. From water sports and luxury resorts to mesmerizing parks and picturesque shores, there’s something for everyone in Puerto Penasco. Spend the day soaking up the sun on the white sand before heading to a seaside eatery for a taste of true Mexican tequila. Puerto Penasco brings the tranquility of the desert and the refreshment of the sea together in perfect harmony.

The perfect place to spend a summer holiday with activities and sites in abundance, Puerto Penasco is certainly a must-see destination for those who appreciate the charm of a Mexican seaside treasure. Discover all the elements that make Puerto Penasco such a special place in the exhaustive list of attractions below.

The 21 Most Popular Things To Do In Puerto Penasco, Mexico

21. La Ballena Hill

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

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Location: El Puerto Puerto Penasco Sonora

20. Historic Choya Bay Arch

5.0 ★★★★★ (4 reviews)

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Location: Sandy Beach Puerto Penasco Sonora

19. Malecón puerto peñasco

4.3 ★★★★☆ (9 reviews)


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Location: 83554 Puerto Penasco Sonora

18. Cerro La Choya

5.0 ★★★★★ (9 reviews)

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17. Las Conchas Community Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (25 reviews)

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Location: Las Conchas Puerto Penasco Sonora

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16. Escape Room Rocky Point

4.2 ★★★★☆ (44 reviews)

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Location: C Jose Alcantar 52 El Puerto Puerto Penasco Son

Tel:  638-116-9989

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15. La Jolla Beach

4.6 ★★★★★ (68 reviews)


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14. Tessoro #1002 at Las Conchas

4.7 ★★★★★ (98 reviews)

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Location: Camino a Las Conchas Colonia Las Conchas Puerto Penasco Son

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13. Plaza del Camarón

4.5 ★★★★★ (330 reviews)


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Location: Benito Juarez Puerto Penasco Sonora

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12. The Pencil Park

4.3 ★★★★☆ (423 reviews)


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Location: Leon de la Barrera 412 419 Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Puerto Penasco Son

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11. Plaza de la Madre

4.4 ★★★★☆ (460 reviews)


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Location: 83550 Adolfo Lopez Mateos SN S PARQUE Centro Puerto Penasco Son

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10. Malecón Fundadores

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,907 reviews)

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Location: Circunvalacion y o Malecon Kino 18 El Puerto Puerto Penasco Son

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9. Isla San Jorge

4.5 ★★★★★ (8 reviews)

8. Estero Morua

4.6 ★★★★★ (40 reviews)

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7. Rocky Point Ziplines

4.8 ★★★★★ (51 reviews)

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Location: Paseo de la Duna S N La Choya Son

Tel:  480 372 8282

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6. Playa Bonita Beach

4.7 ★★★★★ (55 reviews)


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Location: P o Balboa 100 Bella Vista Puerto Penasco Son

5. The Seashell Museum

4.7 ★★★★★ (63 reviews)


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Location: C Ramon Figueroa 375 Jose Lopez Portillo Puerto Penasco Son

Tel:  638-388-6559

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4. Playa Hermosa

4.8 ★★★★★ (85 reviews)

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3. Tequila Factory

4.8 ★★★★★ (130 reviews)

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Location: Blvd Benito Juarez Entre calle 12 y 13 Centro Puerto Penasco Son

Tel:  638-388-0605

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2. Playa Mirador

4.5 ★★★★★ (149 reviews)

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1. Old Port

4.6 ★★★★★ (237 reviews)


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Location: Circunvalacion y o Malecon Kino El Puerto Puerto Penasco Son

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Puerto Penasco, Mexico! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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