The Islands of Loréto-New Activities

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loréto is devoted to providing all members and guests with exceptional vacation experiences. One of the ways that we do so is by providing all members and guests with a variety of activities that will allow you to relax and see the astounding beauty that the Islands of Loréto— a UNESCO world heritage site— has to offer. Keep reading for information on two of the newest activities that the Islands of Loréto offers.

Hooka Diving

Go beyond snorkeling and discover the beauty of the Islands of Loréto with Hooka Diving! Hooka Diving uses a floating air system that provides you with air through a long hose. You can swim as deep as twenty feet with this “Hooka” air system to see all the Aquarium of the World has to offer!

Our Hooka Diving experience will begin with a thirty minute safety briefing and Hooka instruction by a knowledgeable instructor that will teach you everything you need to know about this activity. Then, you will be able to swim with the Hooka equipment for 45 minutes and see the amazing ocean life that makes the Islands of Loréto such a unique destination. For members and guests that are experienced Hooka Divers, you have the option to skip the safety briefing and Hooka instruction. Beginner Hooka Divers will dive in the south corner of the cove at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loréto and experienced divers have the option to dive at La Ventana reef, which is a thirty minute boat ride away from the resort.

The Hooka Diving Tour is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am-11:30 am. Times are subject to change so please check with your concierge for the most current Activities Schedule. Participants must be at least 12 years old and be able to swim to engage in this activity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Member Services at 800-852-4755.


LED Paddleboarding

Experience the “Aquarium of the World” at night while paddle boarding under a million stars! LED lights are strapped on the boards, allowing paddlers to see up to fifty feet around you. The LED lights also attract many ocean animals that can only be enjoyed during the evening, making this an unparalleled experience. Accompanied by an experienced guide, participants are offered an interactive way to explore the Sea of Cortez on the south of Ensenada Blanca!

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LED Paddle Board tours include:

  • Two hour guided tour
  • Paddle boards with LED lights
  • Life jackets
  • Distress Whistle
  • Wetsuit
  • Portable radio
  • Bottled water
  • Towel
  • Head lanterns, flashlights, and life rescue navigation light

Participants need to be 10 years or older. Hooka Diving and LED Paddle Boarding Tours are offered Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Time varies based on the season so please ask your agent for more details.

Reservations for both experiences are required and can be made prior to travel by calling Member Services at 800-852-4755.

Other Activities Offered at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loréto

small golfDanzante Golf Course: Takes players through a variety of settings, including valleys, arroyos, foothills and dunes, with holes featuring stunning views of the Sea of Cortez, the majestic Sierra de la Giganta mountain range, the Danzante Bay and the surrounding Islands of Loreto. Open daily from 7:00 am-5:00 pm. Twilight rounds begin at 2:00 pm.


Tequila TastingOur Bartending, Wine Tasting, and Tequila Tasting events teach members and guests how to make signature drinks and perfect their own mixology so they can share their talents with family and friends.




villa del palmar loreto 4Aqua Aerobics, Paddle boarding, Snorkeling and Kayaking provide members and guests with an adrenaline rush while exploring the surrounding beauty near and on the resort.



fitness-center-villa-del-palmar-at-the-islands-of-loreto-16Gym and Fitness Classes keep members and guests on track with their fitness goals while on vacation. Break a sweat in our gym or enjoy a fun fitness class such as Zumba to get your daily workout.




signature-resort-activities-villa-del-palmar-at-the-islands-of-loreto-75Entertainment shows feature acts such as Mayan Rituals, dancing, juggling, etc.

Kids in Paradise is our Kids Activities Club that features a variety of activities such as crafts, water games, and nature walks for children ages 5-12 years old. Activities occur from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm daily.


IslandsLoreto-CasaVilla del Palmar at the Islands of Loréto is within a short distance to countless activities. Lounge to your heart’s content, explore the area, or embark on an expedition. Ask your concierge for more information.



  1. Mary Arvizu
    October 1, 2016

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    Can’t wait to try Hookah Diving and Night Paddleboarding! Thanks for the update.

    • Brittany Blanscet
      October 3, 2016

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      Hi Mary,

      Thank you for reading and commenting on our blog.

      We wish you a wonderful vacation experience at the Islands of Loreto and look forward to hearing all about your paddleboarding and hookah diving experiences!

      Best Regards,


  2. Patrick Dillon
    October 1, 2016

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    As club owners, Is there a fee to play golf? If so, how much? Is there only one course available? Thanks for your response. Pat Dillon

  3. Brittany Blanscet
    October 3, 2016

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    Hi Patrick,

    Thank you for reading and commenting on our blog.

    There is a fee for all members and guests to play golf. Members do get a discount rate. For the most current prices please call Member Services at 800-852-4755.

    There is one golf course available and you can choose to play any combination of the holes until all 18 holes are finished.

    Hope this helps!

    Best Regards,


  4. Alan Cox
    October 4, 2016

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    Hi, please can you help us, we are owners and we hope to stay two weeks at Loreto and two weeks in Cabo and we were wondering if there is flights from Loreto to Cabo. Please can you let us know what the baggage allowance would be on the flight and from which USA airport the flight to Loreto would be. We are travelling from United Kingdom. Thanks very much.

    • Brittany Blanscet
      October 5, 2016

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      Hi Alan,

      Thank you for your inquiry. Your upcoming vacation sounds like it will be very relaxing!
      Absolutely-there are flights from the Islands of Loreto to Cabo with AeroCalafia. Please check the flight schedule as well as ticket and baggage pricing by clicking here to visit their website.

      If you would like further assistance in planning your upcoming vacation please call Member Services at 800-852-4755 or email so one of our knowledgeable Reservations Agents can assist you.

      Wishing you a wonderful, upcoming vacation!

      Best Regards,


  5. Vonnie Reed
    October 21, 2016

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    Hello Brittany,
    I live in Alberta Canada and I have tried to get flight information from the Aero Califia web site unsuccessfully! How can we find out what days they fly out of Loreto? The info I am getting is no flights available no matter what days I input!! Also have tried the Auto Buses Aguila site and have also just spent about 1/2 hour or more with a member services rep not getting any further info than I had gotten on my own! Appreciate any assistance with obtaining what days of the week these bus/flights leave Loretto to Cabo San Lucas!

    • Brittany Blanscet
      November 8, 2016

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      Hi Vonnie,

      Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on our blog.

      I am forwarding your email to an agent so that they can contact you and provide you with the requested information.

      I appreciate your patience. Happy vacationing!

      Best Regards,


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