7 Reasons to Escape to Loreto Mexico this Winter

While snowy walks and evenings by the fireplace make winter a cozy time of year, many travelers long to escape to sunny beaches. Because the short hours of daylight can bring on the winter blues, switching your surroundings can give you the boost of energy you need, and Loreto, Mexico is the perfect destination. Quick flights and warm weather make it one of the best travel places in December and throughout the rest of the winter. With these reasons to fly south, you’ll be booking one of the city’s luxurious Mexico resorts this winter.

Located on the Baja Peninsula, Loreto is the ideal destination for a winter vacation whether you’re traveling with kids or taking a solo trip. Let these reasons to book a vacation at one of the city’s luxurious Mexico resorts inspire your winter dreams.

1. Quick and Easy Flights

When you’re looking forward to days on the beach, you’d rather not spend hours waiting in airports, but because Loreto has an international airport, you’ll be at the beach soon. Loreto has direct service from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Phoenix, and Calgary. Travelers can also fly to San Diego and cross the border to the Tijuana airport to catch a quick flight south to Loreto. Learn more about how to get to Loreto.

CitiesAirlinesFlight TimesConnections
San FranciscoAlaska Airlines2h 40m
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
1h 58m
San Diego - Tijuana
Volaris and Calafia 1h 45m
American Airlines
3h 8m
American Airlines
2h 4m
3h 59m
La PazVolaris and Calafia

2. The Weather

After spending weeks in the frigid northern winds, the ocean breeze will blow your cares away. Winter is typically the best time of year to visit Loreto. You’ll have clear skies and mild temperatures, giving you perfect weather for being on the beach.


3. Secluded Destination

Winter is the most popular time of the year to visit Mexico, and in many destinations, beaches will be crowded with tourists. Loreto is a quieter town, and while there will be plenty of other vacationers, it's a secluded destination where you’ll have plenty of space to spread out and relax.

4. Whale Watching

Humpback and grey whales also migrate to the coast of Mexico for the winter, and in Loreto, you can see them breaching the glassy surface of the water. Whale watching tours are a popular activity on a Loreto vacation, and they’re only offered during the winter.

5. Exciting Activities

A new adventure is waiting every day in Loreto, and no matter what you like to do, you’ll find something fun to do. On land, hike the mountains and play a round of golf, or head out to sea for snorkeling, deep sea fishing, and kayaking. You can also take it easy with spa services and a stroll around the downtown plaza.

6. Delicious Local Cuisine

After a day outside exploring Loreto, sit down for a hearty meal of authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with local produce and fresh seafood. Here, you’ll find small taco stands, international cuisine, breweries, and gourmet restaurants, giving you something new to sample at every meal.

7. Holiday Celebrations in the Sun

In Mexico, people love big parties and fiestas, and even small towns like Loreto go all out for the Christmas festivities, making it one of the best travel places in December. As you walk around town, you’ll see festive lights and decorations, and with holiday parties at local resorts, you’ll have an unforgettable winter vacation.

To relax in the warm weather while exploring the beauty of another culture, Loreto is your winter destination. Whether you take a quick weekend getaway or take a full vacation, your time in Loreto will be festive and exciting.

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