Tucked in a corner of the Mexico border about 28 miles southwest of Yuma, the city of San Luis may seem small, but this rapidly-growing community is one to watch. It shares a border with its sister city, San Luis Rio Colorado in Sonora, Mexico. While San Luis is part of the Sonoran Desert, the Colorado River snakes along the western border. San Luis became a city in 1930, quickly becoming an important border-crossing station.
San Luis offers terrific opportunities for outdoor adventures, including ATV riding, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, and camping. The Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, and the North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area are located nearby. The white sand beaches of El Golfo de Santa Clara are roughly 70 miles from San Luis. Shoppers will enjoy trips into San Luis Rio Colorado, one of Mexico’s fastest-growing cities and home to unique shops, attractions, and night clubs.
Apartments for rent in San Luis are popular due to the city’s rapid growth, desert landscape, and the nearby Colorado River. The local economy is based in manufacturing, trade, and agriculture. After selecting your San Luis apartment, be sure to explore the various nearby attractions, including Fort Yuma, Fort Thomas Mission, and the old Territorial Prison.