The heavenly Bahia de Loreto (Loreto Bay) is located in the northeastern region in the state of Baja California Sur, 350 km (217 mi) north of La Paz. The climate is hot, with an average temperature of 28º C (82º F).
Loreto is a pleasant destination with natural beautiful natural attractions, such as the Bahia de Loreto Marine Park, which consists of a group of islands that offer ideal conditions for scuba diving, fishing and nature observing. Also of interest is the Sierra la Giganta, an area with mountainous terrain that is optimal for climbing and biking.
In the surrounding areas you can see the most famous cave paintings on the peninsula at the Sierra de San Francisco. In addition, you can visit baroque missions San Javier and Nuestra Señora de Loreto, which are the oldest in the region. As for local festivities, don’t miss out on the annual celebrations to commemorate the city’s founding.
In the bay area you’ll find beaches with calm waters, such as Nopolo and Puerto Escondido, where you can enjoy a wide variety of fish and seafood dishes like almejas chocolatas (clams cooked in their shells), accompanied with a glass of red or white wine. Later, you can go dancing at the nightclubs in the city center, where you can enjoy festive atmospheres and the latest in new music.