Everyone needs a vacation, but may not have the time to fly abroad. A convenient, luxury vacation is just across the border from Arizona in San Carlos, Mexico. This resort area is bordered by the sea and mountains,located in Guaymas, on the Sea of Cortez.

San Carlos Places for Fun

This relaxed community offers everything you need for a getaway. Those who thrive on outdoor adventure can dive, snorkel or fish offshore. Those who prefer to stay on land can golf on the San Carlos’ 18-hole championship golf course or head to one of the city’s many galleries or shops for a day of browsing. The sandy beaches are the perfect spot for total relaxation. And there are nightclubs and karaoke to keep the fun going after the sun goes down.

San Carlos has a number of restaurants to provide for your every food whim and budget. Offerings at these special San Carlos places include seafood, authentic Mexican cuisine, Sonoran beef and American food. Two of the top-rated spots are Rosa’s Cantina Restaurant and Tortuga’s Bar and Bistro. It is truly your food paradise!

San Carlos Accommodations

Accommodations are readily available in the city with some of the best values being vacation rentals. Casago has a number of five-star vacation rentals suitable for both couples and large families. Owners and guests have rated Seaside number one in Mexico since 2001 for accommodations. Amenities like Wifi, satellite TV, spas and fitness centers are offered in many resort packages. Packages can also include concierge services to schedule boat charters, golf, spas and fire pits.

What to Do

One thing you can’t miss is watching a sunset on Tetakawi. This is a mountain peak known for it’s two horns. It is spectacular as the sun sets because its backdrop is an incredible red sky.

Another activity to put high on the vacation priority list is sailing. The city has a reputation as an excellent sailing area along the Sea of Cortez. San Carlos places to sail include bays and private coves. There are also marina services to making sailing a breeze. The area makes for a great venue for windsurfing as well.

There are a number of other San Carlos places that make for a memorable vacation. Those who long to see birds and dolphins should spend some time at Estero el Soldado, a park that offers a scenic beach walk. Go in the mornings for your best chances of seeing dolphins.

Those who like hiking need to visit Nacapule Canyon. This area has caves and tunnels. Both cacti and palm trees grace the paths.

Whether you want a quiet time or are up for adventure, there are plenty of places in San Carlos to make your vacation fantastic.