Best Summer Activities at the Islands of Loreto

Are you looking for the ultimate Mexican vacation, however, you would like to skip the crowds and find a secluded, hidden gem? If the answer is yes, then you should head to the remote, yet truly remarkable Islands of Loreto. From the stunning seascapes to the picturesque landmarks that make up part of the national park, there is so much to explore in the area. Keep reading to learn which are the best summer activities at the Islands of Loreto. 

Kayaking and Paddle-Boarding 

With its crystal-clear waters, some of the best summer activities at the Islands of Loreto are kayaking and paddle-boarding. The calm waters are also perfect if you are just starting out and you do not have much experience with water sports. The best thing is that staying at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto will give you the chance to directly book your activities, and we will organize everything for you. You just have to show up and experience first-hand the beauty of the Loreto Bay National Marine Park.

Go Scuba Diving 

If you would like to further explore the refreshing calm and crystal-clear waters of Loreto Bay, then why not book a scuba diving lesson. Colorful reefs and unique tropical sea creatures, such as dolphins, sea lions, and turtles will greet you as soon as you take the journey through this remarkable underwater world!

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Try Your Luck Fishing

Widely known as one of the best fishing spots in the world, visitors should definitely try their luck when visiting the Islands of Loreto. As you take your tour, you will feel like there is nobody else in the open sea, so as you try to catch some fish, you will also be able to experience the peace and quiet of the islands. Once you have enjoyed your full day of fishing, you can head to one of the nearby local restaurants, where they will grill your freshly caught fish. Can you imagine anything better than this? Make sure to try fishing as it is one of the best summer activities at the Islands of Loreto!

Take a Boat Ride to the Nearby Islands 

If you love water but prefer relaxing and unwinding by the gentle sound of waves and the refreshing breeze coming from the water, why not take a boat ride to the nearby islands? Coronado island is among the most popular destinations and its surrounding waters are home to numerous whales. If you are lucky enough, you might get the chance to take a glimpse of them, as they are swimming and playing around.

Spend the Day at Playa La Darsena  

As the most popular beach across the Islands of Loreto, Playa La Darsena should certainly be part of your travel itinerary. It is the perfect location for spending a fun day with your family relaxing and playing around. Located in the downtown area, visitors will also find numerous amenities, as well as shops and restaurants near the beachfront. The calm, yet turquoise waters are not only perfect for swimming, but also kayaking and snorkeling if you would like to make your day more active. 

Find the Secluded Requeson Beach 

Those of you who are always on the hunt for the off-the-beaten-path spots, will definitely love to find one of the most secluded beaches across the Islands of Loreto – Requeson Beach. It is not just the peace and tranquility of this place, which will immediately impress you, but the truly spectacular calm turquoise waters, which are so inviting to take a dip. If you visit during low tide, you can even walk across the nearby island as a stretch of sand will be revealed.

Play Some Golf 

Golf enthusiasts will be happy to know that one of the best summer activities in Loreto is playing golf. Having direct access to one of the best golf courses in the world, TPC Danzante Bay, has never been easier. Sharing the stunning property with Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, members and guests will be able to step outside their room and enjoy their day at this fantastic golf course, while admiring the stunning views of the surrounding area.

 Treat Yourself to a Spa Day 

The beautiful landmarks, tropical wildlife and pristine white sandy beaches are not the only items you should be adding to your travel itinerary. One of the best summer activities at the Islands of Loreto is treating yourself to a spa day at the Sabila Spa. If you are visiting with your significant other, why not plan a romantic day with massages and signature spa services at Villa del Palmar Loreto. We are sure you won’t be disappointed!

 Stroll Down the Picturesque Old Part of the City 

The old part of the city might be fairly small but it still deserves your attention. With its picturesque, charming streets, lined with colorful historical buildings, taking a stroll down the ancient part of the city is among the best summer activities. Plan stopping by the mission and the museum to find artifacts and learn the history of the ancient settlements. After that head to the Plaza and grab a cup of coffee, which you can sip on outside while people-watching and taking in the historic sites!

Go Hiking 

Knowing that you have unlimited access to miles of pristine white sandy beaches, hiking might not be among the summer activities that would first come to your mind. Sierra de Guadalupe mountain range, however, with its spectacular peaks and deep valleys is a hiker’s paradise. Narrow winding trails will take you through the rocky and unspoiled landmarks before you reach secluded tropical oasis. Additionally, onsite at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, there are three hiking trails available that boast stunning views of the islands, bay, and mountain surroundings. The best thing is that the area offers a huge variety of hiking trails suitable for people from all skill levels.  natural wonders of loreto mexico

Start packing your bags! As Mexico’s secluded gem, Loreto will impress you with its wide range of summer activities! 


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