Rocky Point Spring Break, Puerto Penasco Spring Break
Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco): Spring Break
Nightlife, resorts and miles of beaches attract 60,000 college students and families to Rocky Point for Spring break. Many visitors drive from Arizona, California, New Mexico, Colorado and other nearby states. Spring Break usually spans a two-week period in March, due to varying class schedules for universities. It is the peak of tourist season for Rocky Point, thus planning ahead and booking hotels early is advised.
Many clubs and bars have Spring Break parties, concerts, and bikini contests are not uncommon. Be ready to have a great time in Arizona's playground!
It is recommended that reservations be made at least two months in advance to ensure accommodations. Many hotels and resorts charge holiday pricing during Spring Break. If you plan on participating in Rocky Point's nightlife, it is best to get a hotel room or home nearby or take a taxi.
With the nonstop partying that goes on during Spring Break, the streets, especially in the malecon, overflow with people and cars. The Mexican Red Cross, police and fireman patrol tourist areas to provide extra support and aid during this busy time. Some streets near the clubs are shut down or restricted so that pedestrians can have plenty of room.
Transportation companies offer van and bus rides for many college students at an affordable price. Be careful about dealing with these companies, as some students have been scammed in the past. It is best to travel in groups, pay for the trip with a credit card, bring cash, and inform others for your itinerary.
Those who drive to and from Rocky Point should expect long lines at the border, especially on Sundays when most tourists return home.
The Seaside shuttle transports tourists from Phoenix to one of their rental properties in Rocky Point via Mercedez Benz mini coaches. Seaside offers group discounts for roundtrips tickets. The shuttle picks up at various locations or at one's home or Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. www.seasideshuttle.com
The U.S. Department of State estimates that more than 100,000 young adults travel to Mexico resorts for Spring Break. Most travel without incident, but it is best to prepared. Acting irresponsibily by drinking and driving, engaging in violence, and other reckless behaviors may result in arrest or accidents. Obey the laws and have an enjoyable vacation.
Please know that you need Mexican Automobile Insurance if you plan to drive your own car into Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point) during Spring Break or any other time.
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