Last month I traveled to Loreto in Baja California Sur. I stayed at the luxurious Villa del Palmar and had the chance to enjoy some of the area's activities and excursions, which turned out to be both fun and interesting. Loreto is a small town which is rich in history and known for its quiet beaches and scenic vistas. This destination is ideal for adventurous travelers who want to explore and experience natural beauty in a unique landscape combination where desert and mountains meet the sea. Loreto recently received the title of Pueblo Magico. If you're looking for wild nightlife and plenty of options for shopping, you'll probably be happier 250 miles farther south in Los Cabos, but if you are seeking a quiet escape where the only sounds are the soft breeze, birdsong, and gentle waves, this is the place for you. Read on to learn more about the town of Loreto, and Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto.
Photo of the Loreto mission © Suzanne Barbezat