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bracebridgeheather
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Hi...new to the forum.  My husband and I are trying to plan a trip to San Carlos and have tried to email a couple of hotels, the first being Hotel Playa de Cortez, and get no response.  Everywhere we try to book for July/August this year says "no availability".  Is summer the high season?

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This time of the year is the season for U S and Canadian citizen's. The summer is the high season for the Mexican Tourist. Try some of the Hotel's in San Carlos..

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Thanks for reply. We've tried several hotels and get no response.  I guess the next step will be to try phoning...

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Try searching at http://www.sancarlosmexico.com/hotels.html

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Thanks...much appreciated:)

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I am wondering if they just donĀ“t have their reservation system working that far in advance. I have run into that occasionally. From what I know, Mexicans do not traditionally make reservations far in advance so I think it unlikely that all these places are booked for July/August. W

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I don't think you will have trouble finding lodging in those months. Busy with Mexican nationals in the summer on weekends but I would not be discouraged. It is very hot and humid in those months but I am sure you knew that.

Another option to explore is private homes. Try here...

https://www.vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/mexico/northern-mexico/sonora/san-carlos

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July and August in San Carlos............90 degrees + 90% humidity = 120 degree heat index.

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Not the best time of year to visit, unless you are into water sports...

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Check out this weeks weather in San Carlos..........


https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/mx/rancho-el-pozo/ISONORAS5?cm_ven=localwx_10day

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And by water sports, you mean hot tubbing?
Because the water be so hot..

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Perfect for diving in a 1 mm wetsuit.

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But the warm water means high levels of plankton, low vis

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Not if you dive deep.

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Playa de Cortez is old world charm, I doubt they have internet, do not need a reservation any time of year, when checking in ask to see room 126, it is my favorite, enjoy your stay.

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Those months are great for diving and snorkeling. You will need a boat to access ideal locations, others can be reached from shore. Wetsuit?......not unless you want to boil...lol. Maybe for aqua malas..

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Playa de Cortez has wifi. It is a very busy place in the summer, a traditional family vacation spot, lots of kids in the pool. Usually a lycra dive skin is enough to keep from getting stung and the ocean is in the 80s or more in July/Aug. You can rent kayaks to get to most of the inshore snorkeling spots.

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Not sure if I am correct about the room  number 126 it was a long time ago, it is on the second floor the end room facing the water at the swimming pool, we lived for 2 years at the hotel during the winter months,  we had a fire in the fireplace every night to take the chill off, during the day the windows were open allowing the gentle sea breeze to blow the the curtains,  living at the hotel was fascinating, people came and went.

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call Melinda Louise, she can set you up with a place at Pilar, on the best beach around520.615.9693

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Hotel Life...there is a topic "Information Regarding Lays" on the board - is this posted in the wrong string? :shock:

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