Our most recommended things to do in Loreto, Mexico

Mexico: eSIM Mobile Roaming Data Plan

Mexico: eSIM Mobile Roaming Data Plan

Choose the data plan and validity period that suits your travel needs, then purchase it. Download a QR code, and print or scan it to another device. Next, connect to the internet on your smartphone, via WiFi or mobile data, and scan the QR code to install the eSIM package to your device. Following this, connect to the local data network in Mexico and start using your favorite apps. Browse the web, update your social media, and more. Buy another plan if you use up all the data and need to top up. Also, follow the troubleshooting guide if you have any problems using it.

From Loreto: Coronado Island Snorkel & Lunch Cruise

From Loreto: Coronado Island Snorkel & Lunch Cruise

Located near Loreto, Baja California Sur, Coronado Island is home to great snorkel spots, white sand beaches, and a sea lion colony. Come and join a professional guide who knows the history and wildlife of this island and is ready to share it with you. A paradise for snorkelers, the turquoise waters around the island offer outstanding visibility, especially for those wishing to explore the sea bottom. The island itself is covered with rocky crags, except for the southeast corner, and becomes a marine turtle sanctuary at certain times of the year when the females come to the beaches to lay their eggs.   If you prefer to stroll around the island instead of relaxing under a beach palapa, you’ll find numerous examples of local animals and plants. This 3-hour adventure doesn’t just go to the beach like most local boats: you’ll go for a lap around the island to see all the wildlife, including the sea lion colony, and then take time on the beach to snorkel and sunbathe. Snorkeling gear, a picnic sandwich lunch, and refreshments (beers, soda, water) are al included.

From Loreto: Snorkeling and Kayaking Catamaran Cruise

From Loreto: Snorkeling and Kayaking Catamaran Cruise

Spend your day out in the sun, cruising around the islands on a 35-foot catamaran sailboat. Sail across the clear blue waters of the Sea of Cortez watching for whales, dolphins and turtles on your way to the beautiful islands of Loreto. Learn sailing basics if the weather’s right, and learn about the local wildlife from your guide.   After arriving at the bay, get ready to dive in for a snorkeling adventure. The crystal-clear waters offer excellent visibility of the underwater world. Or, if you'd prefer, go kayaking around the islands and enjoy the views of the islands. After lunch and snacks, turn up the reggae and Latin music while you play games aboard the boat. Enjoy the open bar while cruising back towards the Puerto Escondido Marina. Feel the wind in your hair as the sailboat dashes along the water. Perfect for families or groups of friends, don’t miss this relaxing and fun day out on the water.

From Loreto: Sunset Appetizers & Open Bar Catamaran Cruise

From Loreto: Sunset Appetizers & Open Bar Catamaran Cruise

The sunsets in Baja are hard to beat and best seen from the water. Sit back and relax on board a 35-foot sailing catamaran with cocktails and appetizers as you admire the views on this 2-hour evening cruise. Watch the sun go down over the water for the perfect end to your day.   Admire jaw dropping views of la Giganta mountains and the colors dancing across the water as the shadows and purple mountains say goodbye to another day in paradise. Enjoy fun music on board with the crew while heading back towards Puerto Escondido Marina. Take advantage of the open bar to try to some beer, wine, or cocktails, and have your fill of delicious Mexican snacks. Perfect for families or groups of friends, come enjoy a fun and relaxing evening on the water with excellent scenery.

From Loreto: Historical San Javier Mission Tour with Lunch

From Loreto: Historical San Javier Mission Tour with Lunch

Spend a half-day with an expert tour guide exploring the San Javier Mission, located only 1 hour away from Loreto. Delve into the past to explore the picturesque, cobblestone-lined streets of this area and marvel at its ancient architecture.   Hop into an air-conditioned Mercedes Van to begin your expedition. Head up into La Giganta Mountain range and enjoy the fantastic panoramic mountain views that surround you.   You’ll then arrive at the mission, one of the best-preserved in Baja. Dating back to 1758, the surrounding village is inhabited by only 150 people, giving visitors the feeling of time travel. Explore with your guide the main streets that are lined with fruit trees and olive gardens, some of the oldest in Baja. Visit the remains of the ancient Jesuit’s missions before enjoying an authentic Mexican lunch at a local restaurant.

Loreto: Bahia de Loreto National Park Boat Tour & Snorkeling

Loreto: Bahia de Loreto National Park Boat Tour & Snorkeling

This is the most popular adventure in Loreto, you will be able to observe wildlife with our ocean safari, likewise you will explore the bottom of the ocean with our snorkeling activity and you will discover deserted beaches with white sands and turquoise waters that only the Bahia de Loreto National Park can offer you. A paradise for snorkelers, the turquoise waters around the area offer outstanding visibility, especially for those wishing to explore the sea bottom. Sail across the clear blue waters watching for whales, dolphins and turtles on your way to the beautiful islands of Loreto.

From Loreto: Tabor Canyon Guided Hike

From Loreto: Tabor Canyon Guided Hike

Get out and experience the desert wildlife and fresh air. Venture through rugged terrain to discover inspiring nature trails leading into the heart of Tabor Canyon. Your eco-oriented tour guide will share the desert’s secrets on this 3-hour hike.   Learn all about the flora and fauna that are part of this gorgeous canyon as you hike through the trails with an elevation increase of over 1000 feet. Climb over huge boulders and around pools of water and beautiful waterfalls by the mountainside. Scale steep ridges strewn with crumbling rocks. Oh, and don’t worry about snacks and water to keep your energy going—your guide has that covered.   At higher elevations, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views to the ocean across Puerto Escondido. This is truly a perfect adventure for the bold, nature loving individual.

From Loreto: Canipole Cave Painting Guided Hike

From Loreto: Canipole Cave Painting Guided Hike

Come join this time traveling 3.5-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Discover the region of the State of Baja California Sur and the San Francisco mountain range, where you’ll find the nuclei of cave paintings that abound throughout this area. Take a 45-minute walk into the heart of the mountains, during which your guide will explain the key features of the flora and fauna surrounding you. Enjoy beautiful landscapes that go from the imposing La Giganta mountain range to hundreds of hectares of fertile soil.  Finally, you’ll arrive at the cave paintings, made hundreds of years before the arrival of the Missioners by the inhabitants of the peninsula, who were organized into tribes of huntsmen. Most of the knowledge that we have from this time has been collected from accurate readings of cave paintings. Your guide will teach you much more about these fascinating paintings before you return to Loreto. Take a well-needed stop for lunch on the way back at an authentic Mexican local restaurant.

Loreto: Paddleboard Rental Service

Loreto: Paddleboard Rental Service

Discover Loreto in an active way at your own pace with this paddle board rental. Paddle boarding is an easy and fun way to discover the beautiful beaches and little secret spots of the beautiful region. By taking this tour, you will have access to a paddle board and all its security accessories during 4 hours, departing from Darsena Beach in front of our office at el Malecon (Downtown Loreto). Valid ID is required. Paddle boarding requires very little technical skills, so it is very easy for those with no previous experience. No lessons needed. We offer a small technical introduction if needed.

Danzante Island & Snorkel Tour from Villa del Palmar Hotel

Danzante Island & Snorkel Tour from Villa del Palmar Hotel

Enjoy an amazing aquatic adventure with our private snorkeling charter to Danzante and Del Carmen Islands. Our experienced crew will transport you to these pristine islands in the Sea of Cortez, where untouched beauty and abundant marine life await. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters as you snorkel amidst vibrant coral reefs, encountering a multitude of colorful fish, graceful sea turtles, and majestic rays. Our knowledgeable guides will tailor the experience to your skill level and interests, ensuring an unforgettable journey into the heart of nature's wonders. After a day of mesmerizing underwater exploration, relax and bask in the sun on a private beach, savoring refreshments and breathtaking views before we head back to the mainland. Book your adventure today and let the enchantment of Danzante and Del Carmen Islands captivate your soul. Please note that this trip is ONLY available for clients who are staying at the Villa del Palmar Hotel.

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It was amazing! The hosts were great, we got to see dolphins. The food and drinks were so good! Definitely recommend them! Even the transport to and from the meeting point was great. Everyone was so nice and I really enjoyed it!

We had a great time with Capt. Chalio and First mate Christopher. Great views, great music and even a pod of dolphins along with yummy margaritas and snacks! What a great time and beautiful views.

Very good service, they always responded to my needs for access. Good coverage. Thank you!

Damian was a wonderful guide. Very informative. He grew up in Loreto and knew it all.

The Captain was wonderful. He went out of his way and we had so much fun.