Have you been thinking about spending your next vacation in beautiful Rocky Point Mexico? Located about 4.5 hours from Phoenix, Arizona, Rocky Point was once a tiny fishing village; but, the little town has turned into a thriving community! vacationers from all over the world are flocking to the community to enjoy the warm, temperate climate, turquoise-blue waters of the Sea of Cortez, and the white sandy beaches that surround the area. What more can you ask for? Actually there is more. You can body surf, fish, swim, parasail, horseback ride, ATV rides, scuba dive, swimming, or basking in the sun. You’ll never run out of things to do in Rocky Point.
Take A Boat on the Sea of Cortez
While the beaches have become crowded with condos and beach homes, the Sea of Cortez offers a calm and serene place to get away from it all. If you have a desire to get into the water and do some fishing or scuba diving, Rocky Point offers plenty of charter boat companies in town. You can buy boat permits in Rocky Point. They can be purchased for 1 to 12 months, and the prices vary from 312 to 2011 pesos, depending on the size of the boat (100 pesos is approximately equal to 1 dollar).
The local dive shops offer scuba and diving trips, and you can charter a large or small one, if you like Banana Boat rides also go for $5 per person. This ride is a lot of fun, and you can control how fast or how slow you want to go.Perhaps the most popular boating excursion in Rocky Point is a trip to The Islands of San Jorge, commonly known as Bird Island. Located 27 miles south of town and 11 miles from the shore, the Islands provide a rest stop for migrating birds, animals, and fish as they cross the Sea of Cortez. Your kids will get a big kick out of the small biological sanctuary that the island has to offer. On a typical day, you can see several species of birds, herds of sea lions, and several underwater predators searching for a meal.
Rocky Point is full of fun activities for you and your family, and you can definitely turn it up a notch by renting a boat. The Sea of Cortez will provide you with an endless amount of activities that you can enjoy throughout the day. Contact us today to learn more about boat rentals in Rocky Point and our vacation rentals, or the many other things you can do in Rocky Point, Mexico!
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