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PUERTO PEÑASCO, Mexico Back  
 

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Mexico's Most Popular Destinations - PUERTO PEÑASCO

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Puerto Peñasco is a heavenly bay on the northwest coast of the Sea of Cortez, is located in the state of Sonora. The average year-round temperature is 20º C (68º F) and the climate is warm and dry, with rainfall in the winter.

This destination offers a perfect combination of natural beauty, excellent tourism facilities and well-developed ecological programs. In the vicinity you will find vast natural areas like the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and the Gran Desierto de Altar. Visitors head to these places to do research on indigenous animal species such as the mule deer and the bighorn sheep, while others go to enjoy various outdoor recreational activities, including sand boarding and mountain climbing. The bay area also allows tourists to do diverse aquatic sports, such as scuba diving and fishing at such places as Isla San Jorge. Off the coast of this rocky island you will find a wide array of marine species, including sea lions, dolphins and harbor porpoises. If you’d like to explore the surrounding areas, from Puerto Peñasco you can head out to the Caborca, Atil and Pitiquito missions and visit other missions founded by legendary Friar Eusebio Kino. When you return to the port, you can sit down to a delicious. At night, this destination offers numerous bars and nightclubs, where you and your friends can enjoy good times in hospitable establishments.

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