Villa del Palmar Loreto is a World Travel Awards Winner 8 Years in a Row

Year after year, the staff, management, and owners of Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto have established themselves as one of the best resorts in Mexico by working hard to bring guests incredible experiences that make for unforgettable beach vacations. Similar to many of the best family resorts in Mexico, you’ll find top notch service, comfortable accommodations, and a host of restaurants that are the basis for memorable vacation moments. Unlike other resorts, however, Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto has a wealth of unique experiences that have earned it 16 World Travel Awards and 30 other nominations since 2015. Most recently, the vacation favorite earned the titles as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Resort 2022 and the World’s Leading Family Resort 2022

World Travel Awards

Each year, the World Travel Awards sets out to acknowledge and award the most elite contenders in a variety of regional and world categories that include the leading resorts, tour operators, airlines, and more. The World Travel Awards is globally recognized as the hallmark of excellence in the travel and tourism industry, so when a company receives a nomination for a World Travel Award, consumers know they can expect greatness, and that includes from the best resorts in Mexico and other parts of the world. 

Over the years, Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto has been nominated 30 times in a variety of regional categories, including Mexico’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2019 and Mexico’s Leading Beach Resort 2022, and as the World’s Leading Resort every year since 2016. The beachfront resort has also taken home 16 awards over the years, including as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Resort for the past 7 consecutive years and as the World’s Leading Family Resort for the past threeView awards list.


The resort’s location is part of what makes Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto stand out among the best resorts in Mexico and Central America. Overlooking the “Aquarium of the World,” Villa del Palmar Loreto has easy access to one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. Those who stay at the resort can witness the splendor of the sea daily as they kayak, paddle board, snorkel, or simply swim out into the waters that touch the shore. In addition to the sea’s bounty, guests of the resort are presented with stunning views from every angle and a night sky that is simply unequaled. Because Loreto is still a quaint town in the middle of the Baja Peninsula, visitors can gaze at a million stars, a sight that resorts in bigger cities can’t even begin to offer. 

A Golfer’s Paradise

Without a doubt, the natural beauty of Loreto makes this one of the best resorts in Mexico for those hoping for an awe-inspiring getaway, but it’s also a golfer’s paradise, a point that attracts many to the shores of the magic town. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto shares its pristine property with TPC Danzante Bay, the only TPC golf course in Mexico. Anyone who has golfed at the resort’s course can attest to the magic that is a round overlooking the islands of Loreto and the rolling hills of the Sierra de La Giganta Mountain Range. Named Mexico’s Best Golf Course 2022 by the World Golf Awards, TPC Danzante Bay has 18 of the most spectacular greens for golfers of every ability, including cliff holes overlooking the Sea of Cortez and others that play with the natural lay of the land. The 17th hole is even on par with some of the best in the world and it leaves golfers wishing they never had to move on. 

Unique Experiences

While a round of golf at TPC Danzante Bay certainly makes for an incredibly memorable experience, there are a variety of other unique opportunities in Loreto that cater to family members of all ages. The destination of Loreto is known for its magnificent paddle boarding, kayaking, and snorkeling opportunities and at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, you can enjoy them right in front of the resort in the calm cove where schools of fish, virgin beaches, and plentiful marine life make their homes. Further out from shore, visitors can partake in adventures such as sport fishing, whale watching, and sunset sailing where you might even get to witness the majestic Blue Whales as they wade through the water. Loreto is one of the few places on the planet where encounters such as these take place. 

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto for Families

Part of what makes Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto one of the best family resorts in Mexico is the abundance of activities that can be enjoyed by guests of all ages. Families can spend their days playing in the turtle-shaped pool that offers a splash-pad and shallow pools for toddlers and little kids, an activities pool, and a deep pool for older kids and adults. They can soak up the sun on the beach where it’s fun to explore the shallow waters and shore. There are hidden beaches tucked away in the resort’s cove, which are easily accessible by kayaks and paddle boards, and there are hiking trails that allow everyone to discover the wonders of Loreto together. 

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Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto by Danzante Bay

Resort Phone: +52 (613) 134 1000

USA/CAN Toll Free Number: 1 800 790 4187

Km. 84, Carretera Transpeninsular, Ensenada Blanca Loreto, 23880 Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico

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