Around 16km west of Guaymas, the small town of SAN CARLOS is in the infant stages of becoming a larger resort geared towards a mainly retired clientele. The main activities here are diving and fishing, though the chief attraction above the water is the scenery: the resort is dominated by the barren, jagged peaks of Cerro Tatakawi, and the scorched desert landscape makes a stunning backdrop to a series of inviting bays, beaches and calm, cobalt-blue waters. Founded only in the 1960s, San Carlos sports a seasonal population of around seven thousand today.

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