Tourist Entry Protocol

Protocol Order

  1. MAKE SURE TO CHECK THE LIST OF PROPERTIES CERTIFIED BY THE CITY THEY WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE OFFICIAL PUERTO PEÑASCO CITY PAGE: HTTPS://PUERTOPENASCO.GOB.MX/ AS WELL AS ON THE SITE OF THE PUERTO PEÑASCO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU WWW.COMETOROCKYPOINT.COM SO YOU CAN CHOOSE A CERTIFIED PROPERTY TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION. (ONLY RESERVATIONS FROM PROPERTIES IN THIS LIST WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE CITY).
  2. ON THE DAY OF YOUR ARRIVAL BE AWARE YOU WILL BE STOPPED AT A SANITARY CHECK POINT AT THE CITY ENTRY.
  3. AT THIS CHECK POINT YOU MUST BE READY WITH CONFIRMATION LETTER THAT INCLUDES THE NAMES OF EVERYONE IN THE CAR AS WELL WITH EVERYONES ID´S.
  4. STAFF FROM THE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU (OCV) WILL REQUEST IDENTIFICATION FROM ALL PASSENGERS AND CHECK TO SEE THIS COINCIDES WITH THE RESERVATION, NAMES, AND DATE OF ENTRY ON THE LIST SENT DAILY TO THE CONTROL POINT BY THE CENTERS THAT HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE CITY. IF THE INFORMATION IS NOT ON THE LIST, ACCESS WILL BE DENIED. UPON VERIFYING THAT ALL INFORMATION IS IN ORDER, GUESTS WILL PASS TO THE NEXT FILTER.
  5. PERSONNEL FROM THE NAVY AND NATIONAL GUARD WILL TAKE DOWN INFORMATION OF VEHICLES AND, WITH A THERMAL CAMERA, TAKE TEMPERATURES OF ALL PASSENGERS IN THE VEHICLE. IF EVERYONE HAS A BODY TEMPERATURE LESS THAN 37.5ºC (NORMAL BODY TEMPERATURE), THEY WILL BE ALLOWED ENTRY.
  6. IF ANY OF THE PASSENGERS HAS A HIGH TEMPERATURE, A SECOND TEST WILL BE DONE WITH A DIGITAL THERMOMETER. IF THE PERSON HAS A TEMPERATURE LESS THAN 37.5ºC (NORMAL BODY TEMPERATURE), THEY WILL ALL BE GIVEN ENTRY TO THE CITY.
  7. IN CASE THIS SECOND TEST INDICATES A HIGH TEMPERATURE, THE INDIVIDUAL WILL BE WELCOME TO DO A RAPID TEST FOR COVID-19, WITH RESULTS IN 15 MINUTES. IF THE PASSENGER DOES NOT ACCEPT, ENTRY INTO THE CITY WILL BE DENIED TO ALL PASSENGERS. IF UNDERGOING THE TEST, ENTRY WILL BE ALLOWED DEPENDING ON THE TEST RESULT.

Phase III Tourism FAQs

FAQ List

CAN I VISIT OR STAY WITH FAMILY?
PRESENTLY, NO. DURING PHASE III OUR VISITORS CAN ONLY STAY AT AUTHORIZED LOCATIONS, WHICH YOU CAN FIND ON THIS SITE.

I OWN A PROPERTY; CAN I VISIT PUERTO PEÑASCO?
YES, PROVIDED YOU MAKE A RESERVATION THROUGH YOUR HOA OR RENTAL COMPANY THAT HAS COMPLIED WITH ALL HEALTH PROTOCOLS.

CAN ADULTS OVER 65 OR CHILDREN UNDER 12 VISIT?
IT IS RECOMMENDED TO NOT TRAVEL WITH OLDER ADULTS OR YOUNGER CHILDREN AT THIS TIME, HOWEVER THIS DECISION IS BASED ON EACH FAMILY’S CRITERIA.

WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE ALLOWED ON THE BEACH?
DURING PHASE III, SPORTS FISHING IS ALLOWED AS WELL AS ACCESS TO THE BEACH CONCESSION AREA IN FRONT OF HOTELS AND RESORTS. ENTRY INTO THE SEA IS NOT YET PERMITTED. POOLS ARE ALSO OPEN AND USE OF ATVS AND RZRS IS PERMITTED.

ARE ATV AND RZR RENTALS OPERATING?
YES. CURRENTLY ATVS ARE LIMITED TO ONE PERSON, AND MAXIMUM TWO PEOPLE ON RHINOS OR RZRS.

CAN I TAKE MY OWN ATV?
YES. HOWEVER, ATV USE IS LIMITED TO ONE PERSON DURING PHASE III.

CAN I BRING DOWN MY RV?
YES, PROVIDED YOU HAVE A RESERVATION AND THE RV PARK APPEARS ON THE AUTHORIZATION LIST OF CERTIFIED SITES.

ARE ALL HOTELS OPEN?
NO. ONLY HOTELS THAT HAVE COMPLIED WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND INTEGRITY OF THEIR GUESTS ARE OPEN. THIS LIST CAN BE FOUND ON OUR SITE: WWW.COMETOROCKYPOINT.COM

CAN WE USE THE POOLS?
YES, PROVIDED THE HOTEL OR RESORT HAS MET ALL REGULATIONS AND OPERATION PROTOCOLS.

IS THERE A MINIMUM OR MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DAYS FOR STAYS?
NO, THOUGH WE RECOMMEND REVIEWING THE HOTEL’S RESERVATION POLICY.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE RESERVATION IS UNDER THE NAME OF ONE PERSON, BUT THE OTHERS ARE IN A SEPARATE CAR OR ARRIVING ANOTHER DAY?
YOU MUST NOTIFY THE HOTEL SO THEY CAN PASS ALONG THIS INFORMATION TO THE CHECK POINT.

HOW ARE THEY GOING TO CONTROL WHETHER THE RESERVATION DOCUMENT IS LEGITIMATE?
THERE WILL BE A RESERVATION LIST AT THE CHECK POINT CONCERNING THOSE ENTERING THE PORT. THESE LISTS WILL BE DELIVERED DAILY BY THE HOTELS AND RESORTS THAT HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS SAFE POINTS.

CAN I GO INTO THE OCEAN IF I’M RENTING A HOUSE?
NO. PER FEDERAL DECREE, ENTRY TO PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BEACHES IS PROHIBITED.

I PAY AN ANNUAL FEE AT AN RV PARK AND MY RV IS CURRENTLY PARKED THERE, CAN I USE IT?
YES. YOU MUST MAKE SURE THE RV PARK IS ON THE LIST OF SAFE POINTS. CONTACT YOUR RV PARK AND ASK THEM FOR A RESERVATION LETTER FOR THE NUMBER OF DAYS YOU PLAN TO STAY IN THE PORT.

IS IT TRUE THAT VEHICLES WITH ONLY FEWER THAN 4 PEOPLE CAN GO THROUGH THE SANITARY FILTER?
VEHICLES ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER AT THEIR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY.

DO I HAVE TO USE MASKS ON THE BEACH AND AT THE POOLS?
YES. USE OF MASKS IS MANDATORY IN ALL COMMON AREAS

ARE BARS OPEN?
NO. CURRENTLY, BARS ARE CLOSED EXCEPT FOR RESTAURANT/BARS THAT HAVE MET ALL HEALTH PROTOCOLS.

CAN I RENT A ROOM AND HAVE VISITORS?
NO. OUR PRIORITY IS TO CARE FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR VISITORS AND RESIDENTS, THEREFORE DURING THIS PHASE FAMILY VISITS ARE PROHIBITED.

IS IT TRUE THERE’S A CURFEW?
YES. WITH THE GOAL OF CARING FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ALL VISITORS AND RESIDENTS, THERE IS A CURFEW FROM 10 P.M. TO 6 A.M.

HAVE BORDER HOURS BEEN REDUCED?
YES. WE SUGGEST YOU CONSULT THE OFFICIAL CBP PAGE FOR TIMES. HTTPS://BWT.CBP.GOV/

I WANT TO TRAVEL WITH A TOUR AGENCY, IS THAT ALLOWED?
YES, HOWEVER YOU MUST MAKE SURE THE HOTEL OR RESORT RESERVED BY THE AGENCY IS AMONG ONE OF THE AUTHORIZED SAFE POINTS.

WHEN CAN WE USE THE BEACHES FULLY?
AS THE USE OF BEACHES IS A FEDERAL ISSUE, THERE IS NOT AN EXACT DATE AS TO WHEN THESE WILL BE COMPLETELY REOPENED. NEVERTHELESS, IF THE HOTEL OR RESORT WHERE YOU ARE STAYING HAS A BEACH CONCESSION AREA IN FRONT OF IT, YOU CAN ENJOY THAT.

ARE STORES AND RESTAURANTS OPEN?
ALL CONVENIENCE STORES AND FOOD MARKETS THAT MEET HEALTH REGULATIONS ARE OPEN, AS WELL AS AUTHORIZED AND CERTIFIED RESTAURANTS.

I OWN A PROPERTY THAT I RENT ON MY OWN, HOW CAN I GET MY CERTIFICATION?
YOU MUST MEET 5 REQUIREMENTS, WHICH CAN BE REQUESTED FROM US AT INFO@COMETOROCKYPOINT.COM

IS SPORTS FISHING OR BOAT CRUISES ALLOWED?
YES, PROVIDED THE BOAT HAS MET ALL REGULATIONS AND HEALTH PROTOCOLS.

DO MINORS ALSO HAVE TO BE LISTED ON THE RESERVATION?
YES. ALL GUESTS MUST APPEAR ON THE RESERVATION LIST IN ORDER TO ENTER THE CITY, AND PRESENT AN ID.