San Carlos Things to Do
San Carlos Hotels
Paseo Mar Bermejo Nte. No.4 Int. 5, 5 Los Agodones
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Couples
First the Pros: This hotel is rated GT. The lobby is really nice with an artificial water fall that...more
PASEO DE LOS YAQUIS AVE DE LOS, SERIS, INT COUNTRY
Good for: Families
San Carlos Restaurants
We ate here on a trip in 1983 and again in 2001. First of all 18 years in a restaurant is staying power, I don't know about in Mexico but here, 18 years is a long life for a restaurant. The food was good both times, and since we are always on a budget traveling, a good deal for the price. We had a really great steak with tortillas and...more
12 Hotels in San Carlos
San Carlos Nightlife
Froggy's: Froggy's is the only place
Alex knows how to run a drinking establishment.! From great live music to keeping the regulars happy, Alex does it all.
This place welcomes the locals, tourists and some older gringo color (Swell Mel).
Catch happy hour and stay for the music and meet people from all over the world.
Dress Code: Mel takes a shower on Friday night before happy hour. Karen doesn't wear much and we love to look at her. Casual is it. Hey, we're at the beach.Related to:
- Sailing and Boating
San Carlos Warnings and Dangers
Do not go to San Carlos the week after spring break. I imagine not going during spring break would be even better advice. It was 100 degrees and the previous week a small town had been invaded by 100,000 kids with not much place to go to the bathroom or put their beer bottles. It wasn't pretty trust me.more
If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.
San Carlos Tourist Traps
Do not pay these kids who crawl on your car without your permission. If the local drunk washes the windows-10 pesos is what you SHOULD pay but 20pesos is what he will ask. Do NOT give him more! When you are parking and do not want your car washed-look the man or kid in the eyes and say Please do not touch my car.more
OK they are fun and they are charming and they seranade you at your dinner table whether you want them to or not. But then they put their hand out and demand a tip. We had just arrived and I only had the equivilent of about $2 in pesos so I gave it to him. HA, he was insulted and very rude to me because the expected tip was something like $5. Hey I...more
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San Carlos What to Pack
sunscreen and snorkeling equipment
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: sandals and bathing suit even in the fall
Photo Equipment: good camera, beautiful place
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: beach towel
Miscellaneous: pesos for tequila.....lolRelated to:
- School Holidays
San Carlos Off The Beaten Path
This fishing village is located on a long dirt road. The locals have boasted about the 'old days' of fishing. One man said he killed 30 sharks a day. Those days are long gone. The Sea of Cortez has been fished out. Now a days he survives by doing a few construction projects or mechanical repairs.These are humble, nice and friendly people who share...more
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