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Our huge wrap-around balcony screams "Happy Hour"! ~Sonoran Sun East 801

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,616 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Welcome to ParadiseInPenasco !!

~Resort holds main calendar~ Please INQUIRE 1st

~Please include the ages of EACH child in your party

180° Beachfront! Sleeps 10 adults + 1 child --All bedrooms w/ Unobstructed Beach Views!! Sonoran Sun East 801 is on the corner of the Eastern wing with NO high-rise condos in the way to spoil your TRULY oceanfront views of Sandy Beach! See all the way from the lighthouse shining in Old Port to the new cruise pier and Cholla Mt.

***What makes us different from other condos?*** We try to give you all the conveniences of home and the amenities you need when traveling with kids. :)

~Great for 2 families/extended family vacations--brand new memory foam sofa bed mattress! You won't feel the bar!

~Luxurious linens--Plenty of fluffy Turkish cotton towels and silky Bamboo sheets

~Keyless entry so everyone won't have to share 2 keys

~Wraparound balcony with forever views

~Dedicated private internet (not shared bandwidth with the other 200 condos) You can even work on the balcony (if you absolutely have to.)

~Charbroil infrared electric BBQ on the balcony

~Hammock for your afternoon siestas

~Personal safe for your valuables

~Awesome beachfront view from every bedroom

~Bluetooth sound bar for your favorite tunes indoors and tower speaker on the balcony!

~Our account is logged in for Netflix on demand movies on all TVs (plus enjoy YouTube/Amazon music)

~Flat screen TV's in every room

~Brand new, very efficient AC

~Quality pillows (replaced yearly) and duvets (Ralph Lauren, AllerEase, Ikea)

~Dozens of Wii video games, VHS and DVD movies (including Disney classics), games, and books

~Very well-stocked kitchen with spices, sharp knives, and continually replaced cookware and utensils.

~Jacuzzi tub with hand-held (and overhead) shower heads to bathe the kiddos

~Fully encased bedding for your added safety and peace of mind

~Sand and pool toys, boogie boards, beach mats, and beach chairs

~Plenty of power strips to charge all your devices with ease

~And lots of extra touches to make your visit as enjoyable and rejuvenating as possible!

Enjoy morning coffee from the bistro set on the east balcony and afternoons lounging on the hammock eye level with the pelicans soaring by over the Sea of Cortez. Corner unit with a 662 sf wraparound balcony allows ALL bedrooms to have great views! Unsurpassed vistas from sunrise over Old Port to sunset over Baja California. Let the sound of the waves lull you to sleep...

Everything you need to have a wonderful vacation awaits you! Comfortable beds and leather couches ~ Lots of balcony furniture and hammock ~ video games, music and movies on demand, games, movies, cable tv ~ Full size washer and dryer so you can pack lightly ~ Fully stocked kitchen and a Ninja blender for frozen margaritas ~ free local and international calls, top-quality linens, beach chairs and pool toys!!!

Misc. Details:

* Purified drinking water dispenser provided

* Private answering system

* Balcony furniture: Hammock, Lounge Chairs, Dining Table, Glider Bench, Bistro Set

* Cozy throws for chilly nights on the balcony

* Ceiling fans in every room

* Very efficient AC

Master Bedroom--Sleeps 3--King size bed, Twin daybed, flat screen tv, Blu-Ray DVD player, full ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub/shower and lots of counter space. Big closet and dresser for all you bring. Faces south for full on Sea of Cortez view and sliding glass doors to the balcony.

2nd bedroom--Sleeps 2--King size bed, tv, lots of closet and armoire space. Beautiful view to the east and Old Port. Wooden "Plantation" blinds help keep out the morning sun to let you sleep in. Shares the hall bathroom with bedroom three.

3rd bedroom--Sleeps 4--Queen size bed and Twin bunks, tv,dvd, vcr, lots of closet and armoire space. Beautiful view to the east and Old Port. Wooden "Plantation" blinds help keep out the morning sun to let you sleep in.

Living Room--Sleeps 2--One couch folds out to a queen size bed (brand new memory foam mattress--you won't feel the bar!). Floor-to-ceiling windows surround the entire living and dining room for forever views.

Kitchen--Everything you need for cooking in if the mood strikes you, making frozen margaritas (with with a Ninja blender!) reheating takeout, or just making popcorn. Counter bar makes it easy to grab your coffee or drink and step out to the balcony bistro set.

Dining Area--Large table for dining with a beautiful view! Sliding glass door opens to east balcony.

Only the Sonoran Sun offers a swim up bar for two pools, poolside umbrellas for shade, beach palapas and lounges, separate adults only and family hot tubs and pools, tennis court, convenience store, ultra-modern gym, spa, and restaurant on-site. One of the few pools in Rocky Point heated all winter.

More Details

Denise Ackerly~ ParadiseInPenasco
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Some Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Denise Ackerly~ ParadiseInPenasco

Hi I'm Denise and our condo is truly "ParadiseInPenasco"--We fell in love with Rocky Point after our first visit! We fly into Phoenix and take the easy drive down as often as possible! Let me share all the info we know about the area. As part of the resort's rental pool, you'll always have the support of the front desk if anything should go wrong. I'm always willing to do everything I can to help.

Denise Ackerly~ ParadiseInPenasco purchased this condo in 2014

Why Denise Ackerly~ ParadiseInPenasco chose Puerto Peñasco

The wrap around balcony gives you sunrise AND sunset views. It's the only tower with unobstructed beach views from EACH bedroom. It is the only 3 bedroom at the Sonoran Sun set up with these unique sleeping arrangements to allow 11 guests so we can invite our extended family or another family to enjoy Peñasco with us!

What makes this condo unique

Our corner unit is closest to the beach and one of the only units with EXCELLENT beach views from each bedroom. Free Wi-Fi and Vonage phone--you can even take care of work (if you absolutely have to.) Enjoy our HEATED pool in the winter.

We try to make it feel like home, hope you visit again and again! We have Bamboo sheets on each bed, fluffy Turkish cotton towels, a balcony BBQ, lots of power strips so you can charge all your items with ease, full entertainment for the kids with Wii video games, lots of movies, and board games, snuggly blankets for any chilly nights on the balcony, a well-stocked kitchen, super-comfortable balcony furniture, bathtub and long shower hose to bathe the kiddos, nightlights, pool toys, and more.

Working with us (as the owner) allows for flexibility and personalized service. We maintain and care for our condo as we use it frequently, we don't depend on resort management to pay attention to details. We care about our guests having a great experience at our condo, our resort, and in our town.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful place!! This condo is just beautiful! The location is great! Owner Denise is super helpful and friendly! Communication with her is great! Veronica is always helpful and makes sure your stay is pleasant! I will definitely come back to this condo!! E801 at sonoran sun is just amazing!
Aug 2014
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Malecon (Fish & Shrimp Market)
Pollo Lucas
Wrecked at the Reef
Max's Cafe
Kaffee Haus
Don Julio's
Mare Blu Ristorante
Boo Bar
CEDO - Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans
The Hut/ Banditos
Plaza del Malecón
Nearest Airport
250 Miles
Nearest Barpub
on Property--Emilianos--varying hours
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Links
Nearest Train
visite nuestro sitio en Inglés vrbo 671373
Nearest Motorway
visite nuestro sitio en Inglés vrbo 671373
Nearest Restaurant
on Property--Emilianos--varying hours
Nearest Ski
visite nuestro sitio en Inglés vrbo 671373
Nearest Beach
On Property (Sandy Beach)
Car: recommended


Puerto Peñasco Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1616 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Cancellation policy--Greater than 35 days prior to arrival is a full refund less $100 fee. May be altered depending on season/potential to re-rent
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1--en suite in Master BR - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Double sink, large counter. Separate room for toilet/tub.
    Bathroom 2 (hall--shared by bedrooms 2 & 3) - toilet , shower , Single sink with lots of counter space. 3' step into shower
  • Lots of counter space and hair dryers in both bathrooms. Deep tub great for bathing the kiddos, walk-in shower in 2nd bathroom has a 5 inch threshold for easy entry.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Queen +Twin bunk beds, tv, closet, great view down the beach
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King with lots of closet space and great view down the beach
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , King + Twin daybed. Sliding door to balcony
  • Plus a queen sleeper sofa in the living room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
ATV/Rhino rentals available across from entrance to resort. Ride through the desert or town (but not on the beach).


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Our huge wrap-around balcony screams "Happy Hour"! ~Sonoran Sun East 801
average rating of 4.6875 based on 19 reviews

Loved our stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just got back from a wonderful stay at Sonoran Sun East 801. Denise was great to work with and the property was just as described and accommodated nine of us without a problem. The condo was well-equipped and very comfortable with spectacular views from the balcony. The ATV, Banana Boat, Jet Skis, and Horseback riding rentals were close by and everyone had a lot of fun enjoying all those activities. We also enjoyed the pools at the resort and I would highly recommend this property and hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ, USA

Welcoming service, great place!

  • 5 of 5

First time into Puerto Peñasco. Booked directly with Denise and had no problems. She sent information and was available to answer questions to help make me more confident in taking my family into Mexico. The room was great comfortable and spacious. Great choice staying at Las Palmas! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Spacious Condo!

  • 4 of 5

I reached out to Denise about renting her condo and although she was at the airport and busy she still made the time to speak to me about renting it. She was very friendly and helpful.

My party included three families (11 of us in total) and everyone slept perfectly. The condo is over 1,600 square feet. Never did we feel like we were cramped! Denise makes sure you have everything you need. (Kitchen supplies, condiments, blankets, sand toys, wii, board games etc) The master bedroom is huge. The second bedroom with the king bed is perfect and the third bedroom with the bunks is great as well.

The view... Wow! Since the condo sits on a corner you've got the best views!! We grilled on the patio and simply enjoyed every second of our stay!

*The only recommendation I had for Denise was to change out the mattress on the pull out in the living room* If you don't plan on having anyone sleep on it, then you shouldn't have to worry about it but if you're looking at having someone sleep on it- it's not comfortable. But she's already reached out to me about possibly changing it. Other than than... We loved this place and if we have another big party we'd definitely book again! Side note- Having your own in room wi-fi is great!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we look forward to hosting you again! We now have a brand new, ultra-thick memory foam mattress for the sofa sleeper. You won't feel the bar! The whole family will be super comfortable!
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we've used Denise to find a condo on a nearly sold old weekend in Rocky Point. The first-time was with our family of 5 & we stayed in a 2 bedroom at the Sonoran Spa- loved it and it was within our budget. This time we are having a quick couples get away at the Sonoran Sun and anxiously awaiting to try E607. Thank you for all of your help in finding us what we needed. I know I was demanding & you came through. ;) We will continue to rent from you, as you have the best customer service we've ever experienced. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our favorite place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This condo has the best view of the sunrise... ever!!!!!!!!! We have stayed here, in this particular condo twice and are already planning a third trip (just got back yesterday). It has all of the amenities you could need, and more... including, sand chairs, pool floats, all the cooking appliances and utensils you could ever need.... including a grill on the patio. They even had a brand new seasonings set for cooking (something we often forget to bring).

We spent 90% of our condo time on the beautiful balcony, watching dolphins, the sunrise and set and just being... it was a fantastic trip... we had seven people with us and it was perfect.. Book this condo now.. we have stayed in several, but this one has all the extras you could want or need:)

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Tan Valley, AZ, USA

Would never stay at Sonoran Sun Again!

  • 1 of 5

We booked this room to celebrate a very special day in my family. However it turned into a nightmare. The room was beautiful and the view was great, the property was awesome and so close to the beach. For the first 24 hours I felt like we were in paradise. We had been advised that 6 wristbands came with the room for guests 12 and over and kids were free. So we had 6 adults and the rest were kids staying in the room. Everyone had a bed because there were bunk beds and 3 pull out couches. We checked in at the gate on Friday and they counted the people in our cars. Then we checked in at the front office and listed everyone staying in the room. We enjoyed the amenities and got up Saturday and went and ate at the breakfast buffet on site. It was affordable and awesome. We tipped the busser's and the omelette chef. Then we went to the gift store and spent more money. Then on to the beach where we spent a ton of money. We bought lots of drinks and food from the resort bar. Then all of a sudden the staff approached us and told us all the kids needed wristbands. So we went to the office to get them. They advised that they were not authorized to give us any more and we had to contact the owner of the condo. Which we did. Then instead of replying to us she called the resort and told them we had too many people for her room. Then it became of game of blame shifting. She told us it was the resort that made the rule, the resort told us it was the condo owner who made the rule. But 4 people had to leave. We had the room booked only until Sunday at 11 AM so we would all be leaving in less than 18 hours anyway, but they insisted someone leave immediately. Well we had this planned for 6 months and the big celebration dinner was Saturday night so we decided to stay for that and then drive home, again, only hours before we would have left anyway. We needed to sober up so we were quietly waiting until we felt comfortable enough to drive the dark streets of Mexico for the first time with our 3 young children. All of sudden, the resort employees started ringing the doorbell and calling our room, everyone was asleep besides my husband and I. They announced they would be coming in at 1030PM to do a headcount and if we weren't gone they would evict us all. So at 1030 at night, my husband drove me and our 3 young children through the dark streets of Mexico, making it to the border only 15 minutes before they closed because too many babies were sleeping in a room. Unbelievable

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for acknowledging that 1-The room was beautiful 2-The view was great 3-The property was awesome and close to the beach, and (without intending to) 4-our front office and security teams are fabulous and uphold all of our resort rules, which makes Rocky Point an enjoyable AND SAFE place for everyone who wants to abide by them. Your 5-star accommodations became a 1-star vacation because unfortunately there were too many people for the condo. Our maximum occupancy is a total of 10​ people over 3 years old. As you are not the person who entered contract with me, perhaps you weren't aware of all the facts. The contract was for 4 adults and 4 kids under 13. Based on that circumstance, all the kids in the party WERE free, as their wristbands were included in the cost of rental. The renter was aware of the agreed upon occupants, and the risk of eviction if more people were brought to the premises than were agreed upon. Not only at the time of rental when the Terms & Conditions were received, but again 3 months later when she signed said contract at the front desk at arrival. It seems that YOU'RE the one trying to shift blame. At any time during the 3 months prior to arrival, I could have been asked about the ability to add more people. In an effort to help you enjoy the rest of your vacation, we didn't charge you anything for the night which you stayed, and offered you a 1BR condo close by for your remaining night. The contracted renter and I had many discussions and mutually were apologetic there was a misunderstanding as to the occupancy limit. Obviously by your description of the many activities you enjoyed during your stay, Rocky Point offered the amenities you wanted. It's a shame you didn't take advantage of our offer and allow yourself the ability to enjoy Rocky Point safely. Driving at night in Mexico, especially after indulging in alcohol, is dangerous. The streets are not well-lit and stray dogs and other animals are routinely on the roads. The mere fact that you chose to drive just after you felt you had enough time to "sober up.. until we felt comfortable enough" to make it to the border at 11:45pm "with 3 young children" "through the dark streets of Mexico" is another example of your poor judgment. I do hope you will visit Rocky Point again. With over 600 rentals available I am sure you will find one to your liking.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

6 Wristbands @ $14/nt $42 + Tax
Resort/Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Add'l wristbands@20/p/n $1 + Tax
Tax Rate 18.0%

Cancellation policy--greater than 35 days is $100 cancellation fee. May be modified depending on time of year.

Resort wristbands are $14/night for 6 adults + 4 children 12 or under to enjoy all the amenities (eg: gym, pools, tennis court etc.) of the resort. Additional adults/teenagers are $20/person/night up to the maximum of 10 people total.

Taxes and all other fees added to room rate. There is a $200 refundable damage deposit

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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