San Carlos is located an hour from Hermosillo, the capital of the state of Sonora and it’s International Airport. San Carlos is 241 miles from the US border, and 20 minutes from Guaymas.
San Carlos has 9 hotels of diverse categories, which has a total of 567 rooms, condominiums, 3 R.V. Parks which has a combined total of 280 spaces available.
It also has 2 marinas which has enough slips to accomidate570 boats, a 72 par -18 hole golf course, a Dolphin aquarium and endless natural attractions.
In the last epochs, San Carlos was a witness of the exodus of the indigenous tribes who populated the Sonora territory before the conquest of Mexico by the spanish.
The Yaquis, the Guaymas and the Seris survived in this natural habitat where the waters of the Gulf of California provided food to them in that time, and the Tetakawi Hill was considered his place of refuge.
San Carlos receives his name thanks to one of the crafts that found shellter in this area in the times of the conquest.
Years later San Carlos gradually turn into the favorite place of the owners of sports crafts and aquatic activities practicants.
On September, 1963, San Carlos becomes Guaymas's comisary on initiative of Lic. Luis Encinas, Governor of the State of Sonora.