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April 21, 2019

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2019 Spring Break tourism exceeds expectations in Rocky Point!

By José Antonio Pérez Approximately 110,000 tourists in all visited Puerto Peñasco over the two main weeks of Spring Break 2019, generating economic revenue of over 117 million pesos (6.5 million USD) and exceeding expectations of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado emphasized most visitors filled the town […]

Forbes Magazine places Puerto Peñasco among Top 10 Spring Break Destinations Of 2019

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco has appeared in Forbes Magazine’s “Top 10 Spring Break Destinations Of 2019” list, further positioning our seaside port among international tourist destinations.  With this news, Sonora Tourism Promotion Coordinator Armando Ceceña Salido noted this means efforts made by State and Municipal administrations, as well as the Convention and Visitors […]

29,000 tourists visited Puerto Peñasco during first weekend of Spring Break

By José Antonio Pérez The Puerto Peñasco Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCV) reported occupancy rates across town reached 77% during the first weekend of Spring Break, with many hotels at full capacity.  This translates to approximately 29 thousand tourists, detailed Lizette Ibarra, OCV Director. Ibarra also noted overall expectations were met, though the weather was […]

Strong 2018 Spring Break and Easter numbers in Puerto Peñasco

By José Antonio Pérez The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) announced Puerto Peñasco continues to show strong tourism numbers during the periods stretching from Spring Break through Semana Santa.  The annual trek to the beach for Spring Break, which could be felt mostly in mid-March, pointed to approximately 140,000 visitors to the area […]

¡Fiesta, Fiesta, Fiesta! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

Sponsored this week by Al Capone’s Seafood & Pizzeria The sky is blue and the beach is beckoning, yet one step outside and let’s be honest – it’s chilly! So, throw a scarf in with those flip-flops as Rocky Point readies for Spring Break version 2K18. Enjoy the daily parades over the weekend to celebrate […]

Spring Break in Rocky Point 2018!

Spring Break is right around the corner, and once again Puerto Peñasco will welcome thousands of “breakers” and families.  Here’s a quick run through of FAQs and a taste of the many options you can find in 2018 for Spring Break in Rocky Point!  Don’t forget Wrecked out at the Reef, JJ’s Cantina in Cholla […]

Rocky Point SB2017

2017 Spring Break in Rocky Point! One for the books!

RP SB2017. Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by Sonoran Sky featuring Tiki Bar & La Cantina Sport Bar Spring! Spring Break! How did we get here this fast?  Hold on tight and let’s run down the weekend, and don’t forget the helmet with all the UTV Off-Road Action out there! …and Happy 3rd Anniversary to Banditos! This weekend! SPRING […]

Growth seen in Spring Break numbers

By José Antonio Perez Puerto Peñasco was full over the first weekend of Spring Break, affirmed Mayor Kiko Munro, expressing growth in tourism has met expectations.  He added while the vacation period is complicated in administrative and operative terms given the high volume of visitors, and specifically young people, there were no serious incidents other […]

High expectations for Spring Break. RockyPoint360 NewsWrap

Lifeguards over spring Break and Semana Santa By Azucena  Mazón March 3, 2017.  Safety operatives in Rocky Point during Spring Break and Semana Santa will include Municipal Civil Protection lifeguards at strategic points along the beach.  Lifeguards will be stationed principally in the Playa Hermosa area, indicated Civil Protection Director Francisco Carrillo Ruiz. This is […]

Monitoring at sea. RockyPoint360 NewsWrap

Red Tide warning still in effect: “Marea Roja” By José Antonio Perez Feb. 10, 2017.  Though no health problems have been reported, recent monitoring confirms there are still “marea roja” toxins along the coasts of Puerto Peñasco, therefore the health ban on selling or consuming bivalve mollusks remains in place, confirmed Health Control Director Carlos […]

Good expectations for Rocky Point Spring Break 2017

By José Antonio Perez Based on current reservations at area hotels and resorts, the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) expects a strong Spring Break with occupancy levels at 90% to 100%, and the arrival of approximately 160,000 visitors.  This number would reflect a 10% increase over last year. OCV Director Héctor Vázquez del […]

Family Tourism bounces back over Spring Break in Rocky Point

By Azucena Mazón for Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The Spring Break vacation period is not just a time for university students from the U.S. to make their way to the beaches of Puerto Peñasco, but also a space for thousands of families to visit the tourist destination and take advantage of the wonderful […]

More than 55K Spring Breakers have hit Rocky Point so far

With numbers topping 55,000 visitors over the past few weekends of Spring Break, the season already surpasses expectations in terms of the amount of visitors from the U.S. to Rocky Point this Spring. (It’s worth noting “Spring” doesn’t actually start till next week) According to data from the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV), there […]

Afluencia superior a los 55 mil visitantes en la temporada de Spring Break

Con una afluencia superior a los 55 mil visitantes en la temporada de spring break, se superan expectativas de turismo norteamericano en Puerto Peñasco. De acuerdo a datos proporcionados por la Oficina de Convenciones y Visitantes (OCV), se tuvo un incremento de un 10% de afluencia turística en la temporada vacacional   en los Estados Unidos […]