San Carlos Sonora Mexico, Your Dream Retirement Destination.San Carlos Bay is a beachfront community near Guaymas in the northern state of Sonora in Mexico. It is noted for the exceptional clarity and warmth of the ocean water in its shallow bays. It lies on the body of water know as the Gulf of California or Sea of Cortez. Given the size of the city, with nearly 7,000 inhabitants, there are a remarkable number of RV parks, resorts and stores, ocean front homes in gated communities, golf course communities while even most homes have views of the ocean beacuse of the terrain of San Carlos. San Carlos is a prime destination for those who enjoy a active lifestyle but smaller crowds. Here you can enjoy some of the best diving, snorkeling or kayaking. There is barley a day without sunshine in the tropical paradise. There is also a very large and active golfing community in San Carlos.
There are also many Americans and Canadians that live in San Carlos only during the winter as the summer months are very hot. There are many opportunities to fish, dive, and relax on the beach.
San Carlos is a roughly 6 hour drive from the United States along Mexican interstate Highway 15. The trip from the United States requires that you obtain a tourist visa and you are no longer required to get a permit if you are traveling by private automobile. This is only required if you travel south of Guaymas. The area where these car permits are obtained is referred to as “El 21″ as it is 21 kilometers from the border or at the border itself. Also, some of the highways in Mexico are actually toll ways. As such, be prepared, cars are required to stop at checkpoints roughly every 150 kilometers to pay a nominal fee.
For Weather information on San Carlos Go to www.whatsupsancarlos.com/general-information/weather/
|January – 60-75º||May – 70-85º||September-80-94º|
|February-60-75º||June – 78-90º||October – 74-88º|
|March – 60-77º||July – 80-94º||November- 69-80º|
|April – 64-83º||August- 80-94º||