San Carlos Sonora still closed to tourists


The State Police of Public Security and National Guard installed a checkpoint on the Manlio Fabio Beltrones boulevard, to persuade tourists who want to enter San Carlos or Nuevo Guaymas to spend the weekend, this derived from the mobility restrictions implemented by the State Government, with the goal of reducing the number of Covid-19 coronavirus cases.

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In recent weeks, the upswing in cases in Guaymas as well as in the rest of the state, has forced the authorities to reinforce prevention measures before Covid-19, especially in sectors and public places such as beaches, which were crowded regardless of the risk that this represents for their health and that of others.

San Carlos the tourist place by tradition in the state of Sonora.

Located in the Sea of ​​Cortez, the Mexican resort of San Carlos in Sonora offers tourist activities for all tastes and for all budgets.

Located south of the capital Hermosillo, Saint Charles It is considered the tourist jewel of Sonora state. Suffice it to say that in 2011 it was considered the place with the “most spectacular ocean view in the world”, according to the magazine National Geographic.

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A Sonoran destination located between the sea and the desert, guarded by the sahuaros, huge cacti that watch over San Carlos, and which ends in the turquoise blue of the waters of the Gulf of California.

It is located 15 kilometers from the city of Guaymas and is surrounded by the volcanic geography of this area of ​​the northwest of Mexico and facing the Sea of ​​Cortez.

San Carlos offers activities for everyone. For lovers of water activities, with beautiful soft sand beaches, also spectacular settings to dive with equipment or only with snorkeling, but you can also go kayaking or embark to go fishing.

San Carlos (Wikipedia)

You can also find an 18-hole championship-quality golf course, tennis courts, and many art galleries and shops to acquire unique souvenirs from the area.

There is also a marina with all the facilities for boat owners and also to rent a yacht or boat to go sailing or fishing.

San Carlos is characterized by its variety of restaurants on the shore of the marina, with sea specialties and a mix with Sonoran cuisine.

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Other activities you can do when you visit San Carlos include a boat ride to the north and in half an hour you will find the remains of two ships, the Albatun and the ferry President Díaz Ordaz, which have been turned into artificial reefs to be able to dive.

You can also visit Algodones Beach, well known for its white sand dunes.

The most popular beach in the area is San Francisco, with a very calm surf, which is ideal for kayaking or boating with the whole family.


And if you want to be surprised visit Pearl Farm from the Sea of ​​Cortez, the first of its kind in the Americas and the only one in the world that uses the Concha Nácar pearl oyster. Currently, they registered the trademark “Perla Mar de Cortez” which increases the quality level of the pearls.

Sources: SECTUR /

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