Heroica Guaymas de Zaragoza on the map of Mexico

Guaymas ( Guaymas de Zaragoza formally Heroica ) is a city in the Mexican state of Sonora with 113 082 inhabitants ( 2010). It is located in the south of Sonora in the municipality of Guaymas, 117 kilometers south of Hermosillo. Guaymas was founded in 1769.


Guaymas is a popular holiday resort due to its location. Altogether there are 24 hotels in the city. Attractions include the Church of San Fernando and the municipal palace.

Famous People

The Mexican national soccer player Juan Carlos Valenzuela ( born 1984 ) was born in Guaymas, as former Mexican President Plutarco Elías Calles ( 1877-1945 ).