27° 55' north  - 110° 53' west - at sea level


    Guaymas is the most important port of the State of Sonora. In 1701  missioners Eusebio Francisco Kino and Juan María de Salvatierra founded the Mission of San José de La Laguna few miles from where Guaymas is now. In 1769 it was officially named San José de Guaymas and by 1859 it was declared city.

    You must visit the San Fernando church build in the XIX century, the Sacret Heart church, the Bank of Sonora with a neo-classic style, the Ayuntamiento (1899), San Fernando square with its kiosco and the symbol of the city: the fisherman statue and the Plaza of the three Presidents: Adolfo de la Huerta, Plutarco Elías Calles and Abelardo Rodríguez, all born in Guaymas.

    Enjoy also a walk to  beautiful beaches. Miramar is one of them at Bahía de Bacochibampo. During the first months of the year whales coming from cold  waters come to the Sea of Cortez to mate and have their cachalotes.The coast line of Guaymas offers this unique opportunity to whale watchers and photographers.

    Guaymas carnival is a tradition that is celebrated each February since 1900 and is one of the most important festivities of the city.

    An excellent 4 lane highway, an international airport and a ferry service from the Baja California peninsula makes it easy to access to this city.

How to arrive:
   By car: Take Federal Highway #15 between Hermosillo and Ciudad Obregón, 88 miles south of Hermosillo or 79 miles north of Ciudad Obregón.
   By airplane: thru GYM's International Airport.
   By ferry from La Paz or Santa Rosalía.

  The local Chamber of Commerce invites you to visit these beautiful seaside city.


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