The major attractions in Guaymas are related to the sea. Its most popular beaches are Miramar and San Carlos where tourists can enjoy ecotourism, nautical tourism, hunting, fishing, diving and golfing among other activities. Nevertheless, in the city you’ll find some of the most interesting places to visit, including:
San Fernando Church
Sagrado Corazón Church
San Fernando Plaza
The Fisherman Structure (a symbol of the city)
The Plaza of the Three Presidents
Besides, due to the location that Guaymas possesses, which is in front of the ocean and only a few steps from the San Carlos complex, you’ll have so many options, activities and things to do.
5 Things to Do in Guaymas, Sonora:
Climb the Tetakawi Hill. Tetakawi Hill, of about 400 meters of height, located on San Carlos Bay is the best site for the rock climbing activity challenge. Especially from October to April when the weather remains moderated, enthusiasts can climb the hill on a steady pace and reach the top in about one hour and thirty minutes. Once you’re up there, you can appreciate a wonderful natural setting ideal for your pictures background.
Guaymas Sea homes over 800 marine species, thus is a great tourist attraction, which in terms of fishing sport keeps bringing more interest day by day. During summer season, you can catch species such as sail fish, dorado, tuna, barrilete, sierra and marlin. During winter season, high seas’ fishing allows to catch sea bass, salmon, yellowtail and snapper.
Swim with Dolphins. The dolphin reservoir in San Carlos offers a wonderful opportunity for the entire family; you can get refreshed and entertained, playing along with dolphins and sea lions. Kids, young and adults swim, learn and get kissed making direct contact with them and appreciating the jumps they perform with their unique charm.
Sailing. San Carlos Marina and Marina Real, both featuring piers and a little over 700 docks, await tourist for adventurous experiences out in the high seas. Whoever travels to San Carlos may hire navigation services to drift over the Sea of Cortes waters while you appreciate unforgettable views.
Underwater caves, cliffs and a rich variety of aquatic life make scuba diving activity one of the most appealing activities in the region. Moreover, you may encounter interesting artificial reefs within 20 meters deep: the sunken tuna boat craft named “Albatun” and the “Presidente Diaz Ordaz” ship, only 30 minutes away from the Bay.