Vacation rentals in Las Conchas

Paradise is a stone’s throw away

Just a stone’s throw away from the US border, south of Arizona, is Las Conchas, a sunny beach resort town tucked right up on the curve of the Baja Peninsula. Las Conchas is a small community set in the greater municipality of Puerto Penasco. It’s known for its long stretches of sandy, unspoiled beaches, great restaurants, world-class sunsets, golf courses, a bustling Old Port, outdoor activities, and more. It’s a fantastic vacation destination for families, couples, beach bums, foodies, and nature lovers.

Your perfect Las Conchas vacation rental

Las Conchas is home to a variety of rentals for every type of traveler. The vast majority of rentals offer sweeping ocean views and some even have direct beach access, with the sand just outside the front door of your rental. Large rentals are available for families and big groups, with plenty of beds to sleep everyone. Opt for an upscale rental where you can splash around in your own private pool and enjoy spectacular views from your own balcony. Some rentals are set away from the hustle and bustle, simply surrounded by sand dunes and silence. Most of the rentals in this area are equipped with modern amenities and conveniences, like air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet, and washing machines. Pet-friendly rentals are available for those traveling with pets.

Vacations in Las Conchas

The area and getting around

A convenient destination for Americans

Getting to Las Conchas is simple, especially if you live in the southwest USA because all you’ll need to do is drive across the border. If you’ll be flying, the closest airports are in Tijuana or Hermosillo. There are car rental companies at both airports if you plan on renting a private car during your stay. Otherwise, you can use a private shuttle, taxi, or public bus to easily reach Las Conchas.

Getting around Las Conchas

Las Conchas is a wonderfully walkable little town. The 6 miles of sandy shoreline are easily accessible from most points of the town, with many restaurants and shops all tightly-knit together. Renting bikes is also a great option for getting around, which also allows you to explore the nearby area surrounding Las Conchas.

Travelers and activities

Las Conchas for couples

Las Conchas offers an abundance of relaxing activities for couples looking to spend some quality time together in a beautiful, sunny pardise. Bring your books, beach towels, and a cooler full of drinks to Playa Arenosa, which is the biggest beach in Las Conchas with its vast stretch of sweeping shoreline. It’s perfect for swimming, long walks, or just plain old relaxing under the sun. For an interesting day trip, head just outside of Las Conchas to Pinacate Reserve and Gran Desierto de Altar Reserve. This area is home to a biosphere made of sprawling sand dunes, which are the largest in North America. It is also home to a 30-mile-wide volcanic field made up of rugged volcano cones; definitely a sight you won’t want to miss.

Las Conchas for families

Las Conchas is an excellent destination for families of all ages. Head to Rocky Point Ziplines for a day of adventures and fun. The company offers zipline tours for great prices by professional and friendly guides who will assist you throughout. The five different ziplines throughout the tour feature breathtaking views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. Enjoy authentic Mexican food for a family dinner at La Curva Restaurant, which serves up some of the best food in town. You can order a variety of local dishes, like huevos rancheros for breakfast, tacos, enchiladas, and more!

What started as a tiny fishing village in 1928, Las Conchas has bloomed into a popular tourist destination, particularly among US citizens.

Top 5 travel tips in Las Conchas

1. Watch the sunset at Tessoro

Away from the crowds, about 5 miles outside of Las Conchas, is Tessoro, a quiet development with a private beach and serene atmosphere. Head here with your family or significant other for an afternoon swim, a long walk on the beach, or to watch the sun set over the horizon.

2. Stroll around the Old Port in Puerto Penasco

If you want to head to the heart of the action during your time in Las Conchas, go here. The Old Port has it all. Set along the seaside, the Malecon (boardwalk) here is home to countless restaurants with delicious cuisine, an array of pottery shops, glassware artisans, souvenir shops, and more. You could spend an entire day here, strolling around, enjoying the views, trying different Mexican dishes, and shopping.

3. Sunbathe and swim at Playa Hermosa

With its massive sandy shore, peaceful atmosphere, and calm blue waters, Playa Hermosa is one of the top-rated beaches in this region of Mexico. Although it’s a popular beach, it is rarely crowded due to its expansive size. Head here for a relaxing day of sunbathing, swimming, or walking along the shore. During low tide there are tide pools where you can see various species of fish.

4. Eat at Chef Mickey’s Place

Enjoy a memorable dinner with plenty of authentic Mexican and international food options at this slightly upscale eatery. Considered one of the nicest restaurants in town, the food and service does not disappoint at Chef Mickey’s Place.

5. The Seashell Museum

This small, unique museum is run by a friendly couple who are very knowledgeable about the local marine life and seashell types. It’s a great place to go with the whole family and to see unique types of seashells.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Las Conchas

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Las Conchas?

At an average cost of $360 per night, Las Conchas lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in Mexico.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Las Conchas?

According to our most recent data, the months with the most reduced prices in Las Conchas are December, February and January, with average prices of $341, $345, and $347, respectively.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Las Conchas go up the most?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Las Conchas was June, with an average price of $385 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of $382, and then August, with $380.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Las Conchas well in advance?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Las Conchas, as only 32% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, January (with an availability of 59%), December (53%), and February (51%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Las Conchas are, in order, June (with 5% of available rentals), May (15%), and July (17%). During these three months, the availability is very low (12%). It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many rentals are there in Las Conchas?

We have 230 properties for you in Las Conchas, provided by our 3 local and international partners.

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