Rocky Point – A Luxury Destination On Mexico’s Gulf Coast

Enjoying a Luxury Vacation in Rocky Point, Mexico

Ah Rocky Point, home of never-ending parties, otherworldly beaches, and a mixing of cultures you won’t find anywhere else in Mexico. Located just off the beautiful waters of the gulf of Mexico, and a couple of hours south of Yuma, Arizona—Rocky Point is a wonderful place for vacationers from all over the world.   Providing crystal clear waters for as far as the eye can see, as well as an unceasing sea of margaritas and cerveza’s,- it’s a paradise for discerning beachgoers everywhere, and one everyone should experience at some point in their lives.

Rocky Point Mexico

Of course, it’s easy to imagine the beach, the sun, the sand, and the culture in Rocky Point; but few see this impeccable locale as a luxury travel destination.  But with upscale resorts, one can enjoy 5 star restaurants, pampering, and all that makes one feel like they are on top of the world. Fortunately, for all those upper crust-ers out there who simply must get their fix of champagne and caviar, Rocky Point more than accommodates even the most expensive of tastes—even if you have to scratch the surface a bit to find the places that host your fancy.

Rocky Point Mexico

Without further ado, here’s your guide to vacationing in Rocky Point, Mexico—luxury style!


Rocky Point is well-known for its beautiful hotels, just steps away from the hustle and bustle of white sand beaches. But, if you are in town for an out of this world luxury experience, the Mayan Palace should be the first place you look when deciding where to stay. With huge pools, gorgeous golf courses, and architecture that is simply to die for, this opulent resort will transport you away from the shores of Rocky Point and into the vacation of your dreams.

Mayan Palace Rocky Point Mexico

Of course, the resort style can seem a bit unwieldy to some—particularly those organizing a large family retreat. As such, it may be more prudent to rent a beach house for a week; for these occasions, Costa Diamente and Whale Hill should be your destinations of choice. These communities provide the best 180 degree views in town, in addition to homes with upgraded furnishings, plenty of sleeping room, and opulent amenities.


Imagine; the sun dipping behind the blue-green waters of the gulf, casting your surroundings into a visage of fiery reds and oranges—all while you and your loved one lie back on the deck of your own private charter and cheer yet another glass of champagne. All this and more lies in store for you with the many sunset cruises offered throughout the area. Sunset cruises whether a private charter or part of an excursion group are truly an enjoyable part of the Rocky Point high life that you simply cannot miss out on.

If you’re in the mood for something a bit more sporting, Rocky Point provides some of the most unbelievable golf courses in the world. From Laguna Shores—with its rolling greens, beautiful ocean and desert views, and impeccable clubhouses—to the Mayan Palace golf course—designed by Jack Nicklaus and jack Nicklaus II—you won’t have any trouble finding a course that fits your fancy. Let Rocky Point be your golf retreat, and you’ll surely know you made the correct choice!


Of course, no luxury vacation is complete without a proper supply of palate pleasing delicacies, served up with ambiance befitting an impeccable meal. Fortunately, here in Rocky Point, you will find no shortage of  filling entrees, decadent desserts, and exotic liqueurs; your only issue will be deciding amongst the myriad of options!

Take for instance, Chef Mickey’s place is hailed as one of the top restaurants in Puerto Penasco. This famous spot is owned by Iron Chef winner Chef Mickey, and offers adventurous fair befitting of such a claim. Visit Mickey’s place for the delicious seafood and new takes on well-known favorites, but stay for the tastefully decorated and impeccably ambient décor; your taste buds and finer sensibilities will certainly thank you for it.

If you’re more in the mood for award winning wines and some of the best artisan beer in Rocky Point, the El Tapeo Wine Bar may be more to your taste. Offering a Bohemian feel, with rustic tables, and a selection of wine from Mexicos’ Valle Guadalupe vineyards, the El Tapeo Wine Bar serves a memorable evening for your Rocky Point Vacation. Just don’t forget to try the Paella—you’ll certainly be happy you did!

Choose Rocky Point for your Luxury Vacation

Wherever you may eat, stay, play, or relax, Rocky Point is far more than a simple beach-goer’s destination; it is also a luxury lifestyle destination, trust me; Rocky Point will never disappoint.

About The Author:  Pedro Enrique is a Puerto Penasco local and the CEO of FMI Rentals, a vacation rental provider in the area. He loves living life to the fullest and showing people how to have a great time in his hometown; email him at [email protected] for more of his local’s perspective on vacationing in Rocky Point!

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