of Sand beaches to the SW of the point invite shelling while extensive
tide pools and rocky reefs teeming with the vivid colors of tropical fish
beg beachcombers and snorkelers alike to come and explore. Access to Shell
Beach has been greatly improved by the new road (see
Campground next to the Hotel is presently open for a fee of $10 / day,
improvements are being made, new roofs being installed at the showers and
a new waterline has been put in. There are also planes to build a restaurant
later by the same group that is building on now next to the Airstrip. It
does not look that it will be closed permanently later..There is no gate
but one may be installed soon. The latest
news is that the campground may stay open. No
other development is presently planned at the beach east of the Hotel.
An RV Park and campsites will be available at shell beach soon. We will
try to keep you posted of any future developments, just check back often.
There is a 9 hole dessert golf course for the once who can not be without
Chivato Hotel has recently been sold to the owners of the Posada
de las Flores Hotel from Loreto. It has become
a 5 Star special Category Hotel. The new name is Posada
de las Flores Hotel Pt. Chivato. Planes are
to have groups from Europa fly in to the Loreto Hotel, stay there 3 days
and than 4 days in Pt Chivato. The Hotel overlooks the Bay of Conception
and offers breathtaking views of miles of deserted beaches and rugged mountains.
No matter what the wind is doing, the fun keeps going with mountain bikes,
sea kayaks, volleyball, snorkeling, desert golf and fishing charters.
Estate Pt Chivato has several
houses, almost all use Solar power for electricity and heating. There
are about 3 water wells in the vicinity. It used to be ejido land but
has recently been divided into parcels and TITLE has been given to the
ejido members. Many large parcels for development or investments and
many lots with nice white sandy beaches are now for sale. click
Restaurant and Bar at the Hotel is open at this time. Raul Lujan and
the Campbells are building a new restaurant west of the runway. They
are calling it the Pilots Club Steak House, and expect to open by September.
Construction is proceeding quickly. They also have plans to initially build palapa style units nearby for overnight accomodation. Sr. Lujan said that they will also build a second restaurant specializing in seafood on the point northeast of the camping beach. The design will be similar to the Steak House. Construction will begin this year.
there is a small tienda at the west side of the Hotel. More serious shopping has to be done in Mulege or Santa Rosalia
A graded airstrip attracts private planes but aviation fuel is not available.
The turn-off to Punta Chivato is at Kilometer 156 off Highway 1
between Santa Rosalia and Mulegé, then 20 kilometers by graded road
to the Point. Location
& Road map