"Guaymas (formally: Heroico
Puerto Guaymas de Zaragoza) is a port city and a municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora.
It stands on a small bay on the Gulf
of California, near the mouth of the Río
Yaqui, south of state capital Hermosillo and
north of Ciudad
Obregón. It serves as the administrative centre for the surrounding municipality of
the same name, and for the neighborhood San
Carlos Nuevo Guaymas, Sonora. Guaymas reported a population of 101,507 in
the 2005 census, while its municipality had 134,153.
surrounding municipality has an area of 12,206.18 km² and is one of the largest
in the state. Besides the municipal seat the settlements are: Bahía
San Carlos, Pueblo Vícam, San Ignacio Río Muerto, Pótam, Bahía de Los
Lobos and Ortíz.
is the second-largest port on Mexico's Pacific Coast (after Manzanillo).
It is one of the major shrimp producing
cities of northern Mexico and was formerly a major oyster producer,
although pollution and overfishing have
depleted its stocks greatly.
is located in a semi-arid flat area. The climate is dry and very hot, with an
average monthly maximum temperature of 31°C in the months of July and August
and an average monthly minimum temperature of 18.0º in the months of January
and February. The average annual temperature is 19°C. 
a tradition dating back to 1888, one of Mexico's liveliest carnivals takes
place on the waterfront every spring.
June 2007, local mining conglomerate Grupo Mexico announced plans to build a
copper smelter and refinery and a 400MW power plant at Guaymas."
Playa de Cortes & RV Park
quiet, a few minutes outside of the city, and right on a beautiful beach. It was
built in 1936 and has hosted many dignitaries and celebrities in its time.
cost for staying here was approx $22/night with full services including WiFi.
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