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Enjoy de spectacular scenery, abundant photo opportunities and extraordinary comfort. Our professional tour guides will take you to places you never imagined would be close to Puerto Peñasco.
El Pinacate reveals thousand year-old gigantic craters which are one mile in diameter and 360 feet deep, more than one million acres of sand dunes and majestic granite mountains. Nature lover will discover an amazing varied animal and plant life.
Unusual beauty scenery and large biological diversity
throughout history El Pinacate has been considered as one of the most arid and inhospitable regions of the Sonoran Desert. El Pinacate is not far from being a biologically rich region. The volcanic shield of El Pinacate and the ocean of stabilized, semi-stabilized and active sand dunes that surround it form the core of the Great Desert and extend 1,765,706 acres.
Recent activity has turned this area into an open air biological laboratory. It’s biological diversity and unusual beauty has captured the interest of researchers, naturalists and tourists throughout the world.
All biological groups of higher vertebrates are represented despite de scarce rainfalls, lack of surface water and extreme summer temperatures which can reach over 110 F degrees. There are 41 native mammal and five introduced species. Five of these are in the protected category: The Pronghorn Antelope, Desert Bighorn Sheep, Badger, Desert Foxes and Long Nosed Bats.
Field of Dunes and Volcanic Gigantic Maar-type Craters
The majestic granite mountain ranges, enormous field of dunes and 1,250,000 acres of volcanic shield with gigantic Maar-type craters without a doubt have turned El Pinacate into one of the world’s most interesting tourist attractions. Additionally this region contains an excellent representation of the Mexican Sonoran Desert ecosystems.
To visit El Pinacate National Park is to meet with millenary events that are engraved in the Dark rocks and to perceive ancestral songs floating in the deserts silence.
El Pinacate National Park is a biosphere reserve located in Northwestern of Mexico, east of the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) in the Sonoran Desert which is directly below the border US state of Arizona and north of the town of Puerto Peñasco Sonora (Rocky Point).
It is one of the most strikingly visible land forms in North America when viewed from space. Much of its landscape is formed of a volcano system of cylinder cones known as El Pinacate
If you would like to speak to the Rocky Point Experts, here is how to do it.
You are welcome to call Sea Side Reservations at 602-404-2982 Or 1-866-785-2350.
You can speak to Shea, Lolis (Habla Espanol), Joe, and Jayme.
You are always welcome to come and visit us in our Phoenix Showroom at:
Sea Side Reservations
13636 N Tatum Blvd Ste #21
Scottsdale, Az. 85032
(Southwest corner in small shopping mall)
Folks, Rocky Point is only 4 hours from Phoenix and Tucson, and they do not require a Passort for travelers who are driving into Mexico until January 2008.
Come see what Rocky Point has for you! We look forward to your arrival.
Sea Side Reservations
Take a look at our other great website on San carlos & Rosarito Beach, Mexico.
Information posted by Shea Peil
Emergency Contact Information & Helpful Numbers
Mexico Medical Care Tourism ~ Rocky Point Mexico Hospitals
The Santa Fe Clinic (47 Morua Ave, Phone 383-2447) currently serves as Peñasco’s prime emergency care facility in conjuction with the local Red Cross (94 Fremont Blvd, Phone 383-2266) with their major ambulance transport ability.
Depending on the patient’s condition, the injured may often be brought directly to the clinic by private vehicle, as it can be the quickest transport option. If Emergency Air Evacuation (AirEvac, Inc. Phone 95-880-321-9522) or Ambulance Transport (Ajo Ambulance, Inc Phone 520-387-5154/520-387-7621) is needed to the United States arrangements will be made by the clinic.
During this time it is best to put together the patients info, diagnosis, ID for passing through customs, decide who will go with them, and notify family, personal health care provider and HMO or other insurance company in the U.S.
Here are some additional numbers that may be helpful, especially for all the parents who worry about their teens that visit Rocky Point during Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Labor Day. Have fun guys and gals, but please play safe, okay?!
Local Hospital 011-52-638-38-34566 (From the US) or 38-34566 (In Mexico)
Red Cross 011-52-638-38-32266 (From the US) or 38-32266 (In Mexico)
Police Station 011-52-638-38-32626 or 31616 (From the US) or 38-32626 or 38-31616 (In Mexico)
Fire Station 011-52-638-38-32828 (From the US) or 38-32828 (In Mexico)
Sky Medical Air Ambulance (from Mexico) 001-866-805-9624
Taxi’s 011-52-638-38-32773 (From the US) of 38-32773 (In Mexico)
Limo Taxi – 24 Hour Service 011-52-638-38-33065 or 38-33065 (In Mexico)
Border Partol 1-520-387-5671
Passport Information for 2008 - National Passport Information Center 1-877-487-2778
Passport Applications accepted at your local Post Office 1-800-ASK-USPS (275-8777)
Storage Rentals - Placita Penasco Mike at 602-469-3692 / Desert Oasis at 011-52-638-10-20222 (From the US) or 10-20222 (In Mexico)
To find the closest Passport Office near you, click: Passport Office Near You,
then enter your Zipcode!
Information updated by Shea at firstname.lastname@example.org