Rocky Point is a popular destination that is easily accessible by car from Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California. You can also fly into Phoenix or Tucson and then rent a car or take a shuttle.
Depending on your starting point, your drive will be from three to six hours. We suggest that you travel during daylight so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery. After you cross into Mexico, it is about 60 miles to the sun, sea, and fun of Rocky Point. For directions and suggested routes, check here.
We encourage you to bring water and snacks for the trip, but there are places and rest stops along the way where you can grab a meal or get gas. In Arizona, Gila Bend and the border towns of Lukeville and Ajo are good stopping points where you can also buy last-minute items.
CROSSING INTO MEXICO
The border is closed from midnight to 6 a.m.
Border crossings are generally quick and simple. At times, the border guards may search your car. If you are bringing any high-value items into Mexico, it is important that you declare them to avoid any penalties.
MEXICAN CAR INSURANCE
If you are entering Mexico by car, you will need to purchase Mexican car insurance. There are many alternatives available, here is one of them. Click here to buy.
CROSSING INTO THE US
Border crossing into the U.S. is very strict. Adults will need a passport and minors will require either a passport or birth certificate to enter the country. There will be several U.S. checkpoints along the route.
WHAT TO BRING PLANNING GUIDE
Once you book we will send you a complete email with recommendations of what you can bring to make your stay a more pleasant one. Rest assured that in Rocky Point you can find most of the things you would need if you forget something at home or decide to travel light. Our staff will also be happy to assist you with any special needs that you may have or with any ideas that you can think of to make your stay extra special. Click here to find a more detailed list of what we offer and what you may want to bring.
Each unit is ready for your arrival with the basic kitchen and bathroom products. It is a good idea to check the specific items provided in your unit. Click here for a description of your unit: Vacation Rentals
You will be able to buy some food and toiletries at a small convenience store located at nearby Vidanta’s Grand Mayan Resort. There is also a Sam’s Club and other markets in Rocky Point for your shopping convenience.
In order to ensure smooth travels your checklist should include:
- Food for snacks
- Personal toiletries including soap, body lotion, shampoo and conditioner
- Basic beauty items
- Sunblock or sunscreen
- Mosquito repellent
- Ingredients to make smores in the fire pits by the ocean!
You might want to bring enough food, water, and snacks that will be sufficient for the first few days before you go shopping in town or eat out at the nearby restaurants. Feel free to bring sand toys, toys, movies, books, DVD’s or anything similar for your entertainment. For your convenience, our front office has some toys and books that you can borrow.
KIVOYA PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING
The following items are generally available in each unit: color TV/VCR and/or DVD, free WiFi, washer/dryer, silverware, dishes/cookware, toaster, microwave, blender, coffee maker, basic kitchen utensils, bath towels, beach towels, bed linens, blankets or quilts, pillows and garbage containers. Depending on the length of your stay or the number of guests, you may choose to bring additional supplies as you see fit.
Rentals are stocked with some basic “starter” products, including toilet paper, paper towels, tissue, coffee filters, trash bags, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid, dishwater detergent, and hand soap. You are welcome to bring your own if staying more than a couple of days or to purchase additional products from us or at any place of your convenience.
WHERE TO SHOP
There is a small convenience store located nearby at Vidanta’s Grand Mayan Resort, where you can purchase basic needs items such as water, basic food, simple medications, sundries, and souvenirs.
Rocky Point has many supermarkets and stores for more extensive shopping. There is a Sam’s Club in town as well as many other places to shop. Our on-site concierge will be happy to provide you with suggestions and directions.
Our on-site concierge will assist you in planning a trip to this breathtaking location or other sites of interest.