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Puerto Peñasco is a city and municipality located in the northwest of the state of Sonora about 100 km from the Arizona border. It is located on the small strip of land that joins the peninsula of Baja California with the rest of Mexico. The area is part of the[…]

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Puerto Peñasco

Puerto Peñasco a.k.a Rocky Point was officially founded in 1928, although the region has a tremendous history among the indigenous groups of the malpaís, sandieguito, amargoza and cia-ha o’odham. From 1850 – 1910 the area was important for individuals and companies mining for gold at Sierra Pinta. Curiously, the area[…]

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Mexican Tourism Secretary visits Puerto Peñasco

During her lightning visit to the area on Wednesday, July 9th, Mexican Secretary of Tourism Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas made the commitment to include the Puerto Peñasco homeport among topics at the National Cruise Policy Board. She also committed to promote the construction of sustainable infrastructure in the area of[…]

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Tourism growth in Puerto Peñasco

Puerto peñasco, Sonora July According to information gathered by the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) from local hotel and accommodation agencies, there has been a 14% increase in tourism to the area from January to May over 2013. The annual increase in tourism to Puerto Peñasco exceeds the[…]

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