Like many mexican towns, it has a pleasant central square (zocalo), however, places towards the bus station look run down -- don't let this scare you, people are helpful and friendly and it is a safe place to visit and or live.Spanish, of course is the main language; but there are people in the service industries that speak English due to proximity with San Carlos.Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.This is very useful as people in Los Cabos or La Paz can go to mainland Mexico (and backwards) without having to take a flight or driving as far to the Colorado delta.Notice that you can take your vehicle with you in the boat. Streets and Avenues are either north or south and are numbered.Effective October 27, US Airways will no longer serve Guaymas from Phoenix AZ. Luxury services TAP and Tufesa stops on the the main road in town, Serdan, close to the where it reconnects with Garcia Lopez, the main highway between Culiacan and Hermosillo.The rest of the buses including Estrella Blanca Group cluster around Calle 14 just a few blocks south of Serdan. The Guaymas-Santa Rosalia Ferry connects the Baja California peninsula every day between Guaymas in Sonora and Santa Rosalia in Baja California.
Lots of taxis available at a reasonable cost and many of the drivers speak some english.
ITSON University and Mirarmar Marina are both a 5-minute drive away.
This property also has one of the top-rated locations in Guaymas!
Around 2006 the malecon (harborfront) was built, though it tends to be quiet rather than busy and services the private boating community.
The central town is a working city with a fishing/shrimp fleet.