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Free WIFI, in Town Listing, 3 bdrm, on ocean, 1st floor, 24/7 security.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

In the heart of Town, just below Whale Hill on the beautiful Sea of Cortez

Check out our cheaper 3-day mid-week Summer/Fall rates. We're on the shore line right in town, that's the cliffs in the distance next to Old Port giving Rocky Port its name - Mirador beach is close by with a very long stretch of sandy beach just yards from our property line. This lovely beach is used by locals to snorkel and swim, popular Sandy Beach is close by and is a favorite swimming and water sporting place open to the public. Bring your boat - Jet Skis, ATV's - excellent fenced parking lot with 24/7 roving security PLUS security cameras. We're not a resort but a private residence, which is why our VRBO rates are much lower than seen else where in Puerto Penasco - do your homework and cost compare and see why VRBO and HomeAway is a smarter way to travel. Please, contact us through our email or phone us directly if you have any questions. This is a privately owned 3 bedroom condo, our wonderful home away from home. The amenities we offer provide privacy, excellent security as well as the comfort of living in your own home. Cook your own food, meet our friendly caretaker Roxy who'll prepare you one of her fantastic meals - she's fluent in Spanish and English and knows all the hot spots in town, she's a terrific asset to all our visitors. BBQ while enjoying an incredible view of the Sea of Cortez and be sure to watch for the large schools of dolphins! Watch the fishermen pass by in the afternoons in their small boats cleaning the days' catch attracting all those sea birds - that's a sight! We're smack dab on the beach in the heart of town - check out our pictures! We'll provide a wealth of information about our city allowing you to explore and enjoy beautiful Puerto Penasco just as we do, perhaps even more - so, be sure to share. Check in is 3 PM check out is 11 AM, if you need an earlier arrival or later departure time we will try to accommodate if at all possible, we need this time to prepare the condo for the next guest. With VRBO and Home Away its a simple procedure, look at our calendar, select a date that's available and suits your need, I will receive your inquire and if we approve you will receive a request for your first payment - $100 will hold the dates. If the date inquired about occurs in less than 30 days, you will need to make the full payment upon booking. We are limited at Palicio Del Mar to having no more than 6 guests. Security and management will ask that this rule be complied with and all additional guest leave the area at a reasonable hour. We ask this to assure the comfort to our guests as well as our neighbors. Be sure to lock all doors at night, especially the back door use the wooden dowel and place it in the track - close the drapes when you leave or go to bed....we have excellent security but they can only assure so much and we are on the beach next to a large popular beach. Please, read all the information, questions answered might be available here. Do not rely upon your smart phone only, you might miss valuable information like our address, directions there ( Below), how many we can sleep, costs, how much to hold the dates picked, how to proceed in payments - this must be done on your side by YOU !!!!!

DIRECTION: Our condo is located just off Benito Juarez, the main street entering Puerto Penasco. There are seven red lights on this boulevard, the last being at Benito Juarez and Freemont. A pedestrian over pass is located here, a large green sign directing to Las Conchas will be seen, a large white building "Municipal Court" will be on you left which is on Campeche St., you will turn a slight left off Benito Juarez as it jogs to the right. You will go up a slight hill, see the ocean and landmark 'Manny's' restaurant on the left, an open beach in the middle. To your right on Malecon Kino will be a hollow tiled wall, behind this wall is a tall orange/yellow building, ours is the three story white one in the middle - a yellow guard shack with a security guard will ask you why you are there. Our unit is #108 on the main floor. I will provide the entrance code to the door once full payment is met. We offer what we feel to be an excellent rate and welcome our guests to compare our price to all others. Our goal is to encourage revisits, to encourage a cliental we feel comfortable renting to, to encourage them to tell others about their wonderful experience while in Mexico. We would much rather have our home enjoyed and appreciated and cared for by someone who enjoys Puerto Penasco. We hope to continue the fine service once offered by the previous owners who continue to reside at Palicio Del Mar. Our building is a private Condo near Whale Hill on the edge of El Mirador Beach which lives up to its name - Palace by the Sea - great for families, next to Old Port, yet secluded enough for honeymooners, perfect quiet sitting for writers and those who want to avoid the resort setting - yet still in town and close to all the local amenities we are just off the main road in town leading to Old Port; Bonita Juarez and Freemont (road to Las Conchas). Beautiful handmade Boveda Brick Dome Ceiling in living room, regular size appliances and tastefully decorated in modern decor. An excellent place to rest and relax, watch playful dolphins, spouting whales and comical pelicans. Pull up one of our numerous beach chairs and BBQ near the pool, or watch the sunset sipping a cool drink under a zillion stars and count the glowing lights of the distant shrimp boats at night which make Puerto Penasco Mexico's Shrimping Capital. Eat at Mikey's on nearby Freemont - an Iron Chef winner, or at Iron Chef Luca Appendino's Pane Vino Purto Penasco's authentic Italian restaurant. Dine at one of the roadside food vendors, eat at Dukes which offers a popular $2.50 deluxe hamburger on Mondays, order a Cheiky's Pizza and have food brought to your door - Juniors Restaurant, Sushi Sun, Yummi Salads, Cocina Express or buy all the fixings at Ley's and prepare a feast yourself in our modern fully equipped kitchen. King size bed, 2 Queen size beds, 2 fold up cots, with 2 walk in showers ideal for seniors and wheel chair users there are NO stairs!!! - the ocean is right outside your door with paved sidewalks leading from your patio to the pool. Popular Mirador beach is just a short walk away. Friendly 24 hour security with wonderful full time condo owners living near by. Close to restaurants and in walking distance to small convenience stores stocked with American food. Our condo is tucked just in front of Whale Hill providing more privacy than found in most resorts. The location is ideal for those who enjoy a peaceful, relaxing ocean setting yet has the exclusive opportunity of being right in the heart of Puerto Penasco. We offer a favorite getaway for those living up north who want a break from the cold wind, ice and snow - and best of all its just a short day's drive from Phoenix, Yuma, Las Vegas. Mexico requires its own car insurance, which is affordable, or take a bus down and rent a bike or four wheeler or use a local taxi service. FREE WIFI is also available at most restaurants which are near by, its just you, the beach, and the peaceful sea. And before I forget - we have good surf fishing in front of our Condo as the tide comes in, so bring your fishing gear! Kayaks are welcome too! Charline

More Details

Richard and Reta "Charline" Griffith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Richard and Reta "Charline" Griffith

We fell in love with this privately owned condo and purchased it as our winter get away. The condo has been in excellent care from its previous owners who continue to own the condo next door. There are only three vacation rentals in this entire three building complex each with their own unique design! We're retired and love living in the Pacific Northwest but like to have a warm place to spend a few cold winter weeks when fishing slows and snow flies! We are family people, originally from Hawaii who love exploring new cultures and sharing our findings with others. We have lived in Hawaii, still have family there, and understand the need to blend in while respecting the unique needs of others. Keeping an open mind to allow new ideas is a must as it has permitted us to widen our view not only of the world but sample so many wonderful cultures in exchange. We realize we have an exceptional condo and hope exceptional individuals searching for that 'right place' will agree, as we have, we've discovered a wonderful place to vacation, good people, and an incredible home away from home. We continue to offer what we feel is an excellent rate to assure full capacity and welcome any questions you might have, we are in the phone book! All we ask is to treat our home with the same respect and care you would seek from ourselves if we stayed in your home, to respect our neighbors and be kind and friendly to the wonderful men who protect our homes.

Richard and Reta "Charline" Griffith purchased this condo in 2014

Why Richard and Reta "Charline" Griffith chose Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point)

One of the few places where you can bring your boat, ATV's as we have ample parking with some of the best security around - newly strategically placed cameras protect our complex. We offer much of what's needed to relax and be at home with a private Mexican flair, to spend the day exploring and know a welcome tastefully decorated room awaits your return. It is semi-secluded - in fact, there will be times when you may be the only resident with only another condo owner on site in the adjacent building or in the condo above. The security is fantastic - they make their rounds and check all vehicles entering the complex. The ocean is right outside your large sliding door - the tide changes twice a day revealing numerous tide pools where hermit crabs and various sea life live. Fishermen can often be seen close-by casting a line during tide changes. A much longer sandy beach El Mirador is to your left where you can launch your Kayak and do some surf fishing, or simply sit outside on the patio and enjoy the million dollar view which makes Puerto Penasco such a special place to live and visit. Best of all you can drive here and the weather is sunny and warm practically all year round. If you love fresh seafood this is the place - Colossal Shrimp, Jumbo Scallops, Grouper, Flounder all freshly caught and just around the corner from Placio Del Mar - or eat a meal at one of the numerous restaurants and take advantage of one of their delicious daily specials - Dukes has a fantastic deluxe hamburger for $2.50 on Monday's, Liver and Onions at the nearby VFW on Wednesday's for $5 --- or meet friendly four star chiefs who mingle with their guests - and don't be surprised if you recognize them from Food Networks famous show 'Iron Chief'!

What makes this condo unique

Ample 24/7 secured parking, with security cameras. I will provide excellent suggestions on where to eat, what to see, banking, shopping, horseback riding, ATV tours taking your clam digging, sea shell finding - the little and big things which makes your stay extraordinary - unlike the majority of resorts in Rocky Point we're in the heart of town yet tucked in an secluded area. This is a true walk right out the large patio door on to the beach condo. No stairs to climb, no elevator to wait for. It's very secluded which makes it an ideal place to heal, to rest and recharge the batteries needed in life. Open the patio door and take your dog for a walk! Have Roxy cook up a delicious meal, she's fluent in English/Spanish. Rains rare, cold weather even less - the walk down the long hall takes you to an incredible mouth dropping view of the ocean - surf can reach mild heights which fills the rooms with its calming sound as it slaps the shoreline. We enjoy sitting outside on our patio watching the shrimp boats come and go during the day to unload their catch, and in the evening they can be spotted in the distant horizon as they use their powerful night lights to attract shimp and lower their nets to catch this bountiful export. Shrimping has made Puerto Penasco Mexico's shrimp capitol. We fell in love with this condo after seeking out a place offering true beach views, privacy and easy access, we also wanted a place with true on the beach views, where we could prepare our own meals and nest in when the need arose - an excellent place for relaxing and spiritual healing minus all the pressures of resort life and yet more affordable than a resort! We hope to continue providing the care and services previously offered making your visit exceptional and look forward to your stay. And for those who need to stay connected we now have WIFI - NO local channels on TV reach our area such as - ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX or PBS - instead we have CNN, MSNBC, and hundreds of Direct TV station


Las Conchas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Without prior approval no more than 6 individuals are permitted to reside in our condo. Property management will ask all to leave immediately.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Mexican tiled walk in shower, large hardwood closets and cabinets
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • First bedroom has window allowing morning sun, master bedroom and middle bedrooms are more secluded offering excellent privacy for sleep. The ceiling fans are temperamental due to age and salt air and may not function properly. Check the weather channel for temperature updates, bring a small fan if you need one to sleep at night -we have central A/C set at 73 degrees.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
If you need anything please contact us at 541 426 0171 or - our ceiling fans are old and difficult to replace but are beautiful to look at, we ask that they not be depended on as a source to cool the condo - we have central A/C and a natural sea breeze that our condo is specifically designed to utilize by latching the front door open and the screened patio door. We are not responsible for local water outages- check with security if water is off upon arrival - electric outages due to weather and other natural events beyond our control. Such occurrences are rare but happen in Mexico just as they do in the USA. If service is interrupted, please seek assistance from the security on duty as they might have the answer. Our condo is a great place to relax yet close enough to plug into all Puerto Penasco has to offer, store your fresh shrimp/scallops/fish in the refrigerator or wrap and freeze them for that trip home. Rent Kayaks at CEDO and go on guided tours!


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Free WIFI, in Town Listing, 3 bdrm, on ocean, 1st floor, 24/7 security.
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 48 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed it. No problems at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time, that's what we like to hear!
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Beautiful but disappointed

  • 2 of 5

First if all I'd like to say that no matter where you stay in Rocky Point, if you have ocean front view, it is quite beautiful. With that being said, I was disappointed that we had to drive out to access beach area where we could actually swim without being cut by sharp ocean rocks. The condo itself smelled muggy and the refrigerator very fishy as if it had not been cleaned properly. The bathroom toilet in the hallway leaked from the bottom all the time we were there and several lights and fans did not work. Thank goodness the A/C did work. We didn't even use the swimming pool there because the water was murky and green. This place desperately needs to invest in another pool. There were like 50 people in one little swimming pool and small children jumping on top of each other...we would never stay here again! Other than that, as always had a great time eating at some great Rocky Point restaurants, enjoying the beach, good company, and great brews!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rocky Pt 4th of july

  • 4 of 5

Place was as described and expected. Right on water. A few opportuntiies extist for updating/amenities but can't beat the value. thx!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we depend upon the feedback of those staying in our condo. I would sincerely appreciate more feedback regarding improvements. Some are beyond our control such as areas shared like the hot tub which is no longer heated due to high cost of electricity, a few are just attributed to age and our location so close to the ocean. We have been told circuits are highly susceptible to salt air requiring constant care. Our beautiful overhead fans are extremely difficult to maintain in a working order which is why we depend so much on the A/C. While other aspects are considered a local problem which is slowly being addressed - the lack of water, the improvements of roads and the shifting weather patterns. and of course the fact this is Mexico and not the USA, some things are actually better here than in the USA!
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Great time!

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I stayed here , had a great time house was great loved that it had all that we needed . Owners where amazing at responding any of my questions ... Thank You for having us over and making it a great time .

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're very welcome.
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Location, Location, Location

  • 4 of 5

Excellent place to stay when in Rocky Point. Owners provide lots of great information to help you enjoy your vacation. Lots of room and very clean Condo. Roxy was a great host, and an excellent cook, she made an awesome Ceviche for us. Only recommendation would be to provide some lightweight beach chairs, that can be taken down to sit on Mirador Beach to watch the sunsets.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a wonderful time. Roxy's contributions are so vital to anyone visiting Mexico - she's not only a terrific cook but fluent in Spanish as well as English and a riot to be around. We decided to not provide light weight chairs after too many seemed to grow legs and take off for parts unknown. A good idea; I'll tell people to bring their own easy to tote beach chairs along with those not so easy to find items like peanut butter, pancake syrup and ground coffee with creamer! Who would ever figure locals love their instant coffee.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Nice place. Has wifi now. Not such a big deal that it the beach isn't directly in front as it is a short walk away. Security is present and the pool isn't open until 9 a.m. which is a plus by giving you some quiet morning time on the patio before little kids are cut loose in the pool (there were two large families with young children in other condos). We have teenagers and they were happy with the place. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for mentioning how close the beach is to our Condo, there's a good reason we like this special location - it offers the nice peaceful seclusion with the amplified sounds of the surf while being next to a very long popular beach. Word of mouth has always been the best form of advertisement, which is why we depend on it so much - Charline
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Westwind air sevice 888-869-0866 - Phoenix AZ,
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Baja Cantina, The Ice Box (also small store)
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Las Palomas Resort Sandy Beach - Calle 26
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Baja Cantina, Pink Cadilac, Lolitas, Al Capones
Car: recommended

We are just a 3 1/2 hour drive from Phoenix and Tucson right on the sea of Cortez! Excellent roving 24/7 security with security cameras protecting complex. Once the final payment is provided we will supply the door code. Our condo is located just off Benito Juarez which is the main street entering Puerto Penasco - it is highway 8 as you leave Lukeville. On Benito Juarez you will come to your first red light near Sam's Club, you will pass through a total of seven in all - the last will be at the "T" intersection of Freemont and Benito Juarez - a large green sign on a pedestrian overpass will say "Las Conchas" this will mark the last red light, a park will be on your left, a large white building 'Municipal Court' will also be across Freemont and on your left - this will mark the beginning of Campeche street which will be on your left as Benito Juarez begins to turn towards the right leading into "Old Port" - take Campeche which goes up a slight hill known as Whale Hill, you will see the ocean in front of you, across an open field - Manny's restaurant will be on your left, our condo will be on your right - turn right on this road you will see a tall large yellow/orange building which is next to ours, ours is the 3 story white on in the middle - these buildings are behind a hollow tile wall "Palicio Del Mar"- a yellow security guard shack marks our entrance - we are on Malacon Kino. Baja Cantina is across the street from our condos. We will provide the door code upon final payment a well as inform the security. For a good list of restaurants please feel free to ask and by all means check out the popular RockyPointTimes for current events, an excellent map of town and great places to dine! Its free and available at most stores and restaurants

Extinct Volcano just outside of town on Highway 8 is a must see, Visit the Tequila Factory and learn the 6 stage process of making Tequila, one of Mexico's world famous prized exports - located on Blvd. Benito Juarez & Calle 12 and taste some of Mexico's finest Tequila before purchasing a bottle. Santiago Ocean Service offers sunset dinner cruises, parasailing, snorkeling, Eco Bird Isle tours, fishing. 18 Hole par 72 Championship Golf course at The Links at Las Palomas, Sandy Beach - $45, gold cart rental available. Ultra Light Flying Adventures - $40.00 for 15 minutes over any part of town, CET- MAR Aquarium - self directed tour of working marine life study conducted by Mexico's Marine Biologist - M-F 10.AM - 2:30 PM Sat- Sun - 10 AM - 5 PM adults $3 - child $1 - CET -MAR is located on Freemont going towards Las Conchas - turn left on Camino a Las Conchas after PEMEX gas station on the left,( you will pass a PEMEX on your right on the corner of Freemont and Siniloa the one you need will be the second one and will be on your left - CET-MAR it is on the bend as road nears the beach.


Rates & Availability

Las Conchas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Mid-Week Rates
Jun 12 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Pet Fee $10
Damage Deposit $100

Please, use the same Internet Provider to make your first and second payments - VRBO's computer will NOT accept a second payment from a different IP as it identifies the first contact used, e.g. Smart phone, Lap Top, P.C. as your home address. This is to avoid booking two guests with the same names on the same dates. A deposit is required immediately to hold your reservation. Due to our popularity we can not save a reservation without a confirmation. NO TAXES IN MEXICO!!!! NO HIDDEN FEES!!!! Check in is 3 PM - check out is 11 AM. Unless permission is given in writing (email) only six guests are allowed to be in the condo over night - security will ask that additional guest vacate the building due to violation of our agreement. This is for your safety as well as respect to the other home owner's residing in Palicio Del Mar who are aware of this rule and graciously allow us to rent out or condo. Violators will be asked to leave and will forfeit their deposit and rent in full. Our condo building consists of three floors. Our unit is on the first floor in the middle and is marked unit '108' which is on the large wooden door. We do not offer Internet service as the previous owners provided. This service was split between unit 107 & 108 and paid for by the individuals who once owned both units. It was agreed due to privacy issues to discontinue this service until a new private line was installed which will be costly. There is a long waiting list for this service as well. To keep our fees low we have decided to postpone this addition, to those who have rented before and expect Internet we apologize for the inconvenience, we suggest using one of the numerous free WIFI connections which are offered in numerous establishments throughout Puerto Penasco and to remember, as we often do ourselves, this is our wonderful vacation and a good time to get away from it all.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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