Attractions to visit at Grand Mayan Puerto Penasco include the Sea of Cortés beach, ocean dives, volcanoes, a bird sanctuary and, in January, whale watching. For adventure-minded ecotourists, there is parasailing over Párajos Island, where visitors can also snorkel among sea lions, as of 2015.
Other attractions at Grand Mayan Puerto Penasco highlight the harbor’s abundant wildlife. In addition to nearby Bird Island whose habitat attracts scuba divers, there is El Pinacate National Park, where tourists can walk over lava beds and craters. Fishing is another attraction in Puerto Penasco, which is home to varieties such as pacific purgy and pompano. For seafood lovers, there is a shrimp market downtown.