San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico is close to everything. This wonderful bayside village offers everything for a pleasant stay including first-class hotels; restaurants, night spots, an 18-hole golf course and two marinas, including the largest natural marina in all of Latin America. The visitor to San Carlos arrives on a Sonora scenic highway that varies from 4 to 8 lanes, and he or she is greeted by the majestic Tetakawi hill, the
most reknown landmark in the area. San Carlos Sonora, but an hour from the capital of the state, Hermosillo Sonora, is home to a several thousand American
and Canadian retirees. It is a 20-minute drive to the heart of Guaymas, a coastal city of 150,000 that is the birthplace of three Mexican presidents. It is roughly a five hour drive from Tucson and seven hour drive from Phoenix. The highway connecting San Carlos Sonora to the U.S. is a modern, 4-lane, divided highway with rest stops and Pemex gasoline stations at frequent intervals. San Carlos and in general, the entire state of Sonora, are in the eyes of film and soap opera producers,
due to the beauty of the landscape in this part of the country. The beauty of the Mediterranean is joined with the desert in this great natural wonder.
San Carlos, a small town with no stop lights.