Rocky Point, Mexico
Day 1 – Depart for Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico on the Sea of Cortez. Terrific restaurants, colorful curio shops and long stretches of sandy beach are waiting to be explored. Accommodations are at the Playa Bonita Hotel, a beachfront property with a large patio to enjoy the view. Bring your swim suit and take a dip in the beachfront pool and hot tub. On arrrival in Puerto Penasco we stop at a large, modern grocery store so you may purchase snacks and beverages, if desired, to “stock” your room.
Day 2 – This morning you can board the bus for a day of sightseeing. Visit the Tequilla Factory; see Julio’s shell art; shop the downtown malacon with vendors selling t-shirts, jewelry, ceramics and ironwood. There are a variety of restaurants to try, but do sample a shrimp taco. Stops are subject to change due to shop hours of operation and scheduling.
Not interested in sightseeing? That’s OK, the hotel is the perfect place to kick back, relax and do your own thing.
Tonight there is an optional no-host group dinner away from the hotel.
Day 3 – Optional activities: fishing, golfing, rental of an ATV or golf cart or a sunset cruise: can usually be arranged upon arrival at the hotel. The motorcoach will be available to provide transportation to town and activities.
Day 4 – Load up your cooler with luscious shrimp, clams or local chicken fish to take home and share with friends. Take a final stroll along the beach and a visit to Cholla Mall before we begin the return to the USA.
7:00AM depart Apache Junction.
7:30AM depart Mesa.
Return in the evening.
$369 pp/do…Escorted trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, accommodations at the Playa Bonita Hotel with hotel breakfast day 2, 3 and 4, one welcome margarita and local sightseeing as indicated. $549 single.
Please note: All rooms and restaurants in Mexico are now non-smoking (new federal law). Smoking is permitted on balconies and outside. You will require a passport. US currency is readily accepted in Puerto Penasco. We suggest small denominations for ease of tipping and paying vendors. Most larger restaurants and stores accept major credit cards.