Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto is Spectacular Venue to Get Close with Gray Whales

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Award-winning Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, featuring incredible views and direct access to the Sea of Cortez — once dubbed by Jacques Cousteau as the “Aquarium of the World” — can coordinate once-in-a-lifetime, memorable experiences that will help guests commune up close with nature.

Award-winning Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, featuring incredible views and direct access to the Sea of Cortez — once dubbed by Jacques Cousteau as the “Aquarium of the World” — can coordinate once-in-a-lifetime, memorable experiences that will help guests commune up close with nature.

As prime whale watching season continues now through late March, the resort’s activities desk books tours that offer breathtaking views of pods of migrating blue whales, as well as sightings of humpbacks and greys giving birth in Magdalena Bay. Moreover, the resort has scheduled a unique Whale Watching Photo Safari package that provides guests with an opportunity to win valuable prizes when they submit photos from personal and exhilarating whale-watching excursions.

Priced at $818 (USD) per person, and available Feb. 4-9, the package includes a:

  • Five-night stay in a deluxe suite;
  • Whale training session;
  • Whale watching tour at Magdalena Bay;
  • Beach party with a buffet dinner; and
  • Seafood dinner at Danzante Restaurant.

After Villa del Palmar guests have completed their whale-watching excursion, they may upload their favorite photos to the property’s Facebook Fan Page between March 15 to 22. Once photos have been uploaded from guests who participated in the Photo Safari package, fan voting takes place from March 23 to 31. The three photos with the most “likes” will win the contest’s top prizes:

  • First place: Four-night, five-day stay for two adults at the resort (European plan)
  • Second place: Two-night, three-day stay for two adults at the resort (European plan)
  • Third place: Three-course dinner for two adults at Danzante Restaurant, including bottle of house wine

The winner will be announced April 5, 2019. To book the package, call the (800) 790-4187.

The 4,447-acre resort — selected as one of the top resorts in Western Mexico in the most recent Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards — sits on a sprawling stretch of white-sand beach along Danzante Bay, where the natural habitat includes 900 species of fish. In addition to whale watching, resort guests can enjoy world-class sport fishing, swimming, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. The resort also offers a championship golf course, TPC Danzante Bay, five swimming pools, tennis courts, miles of hiking trails, and glass-bottomed kayaks.

Modern amenities, three exceptional dining venues (with all-inclusive meal plans available), and personal attention are part of the unforgettable Villa del Palmar Beach Resort experience. The resort also recently was named “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Resort for 2018” by the World Travel Awards, which for the past 25 years has acknowledged, rewarded and celebrated excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Located 300 miles north of Los Cabos, Loreto is only a two-hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via Alaska Airlines. The resort also is accessible from Calgary with seasonal direct WestJet flights, and from Tijuana and Guadalajara via Calafia Airlines.

To see the entire list of special rooms packages available now at the resort, visit https://villadelpalmarloreto.com/specials.

For more information about the property, and all of its amenities, visit Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto.

About Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto
Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto is a luxury destination resort on the Sea of Cortez, off the eastern coast of the Baja Peninsula overlooking Danzante Island. Flanked by the rugged Sierra de la Giganta range, the resort features 181 spacious, beautifully-appointed deluxe one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with terraces and stunning ocean and mountain views, timeshare options, three restaurants offering gourmet dining, an attentive English-speaking staff, five swimming pools, the 39,000 square-foot Sabila Spa and Wellness Center, two tennis courts, beautiful beaches, and a mild and warm climate year-round.

The resort was named the 16th best resort in Mexico by Trip Advisor. In 2015, Travel Weekly magazine recognized the Islands of Loreto with a 2015 Silver Magellan Award in the Adventure Destination category. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto was also recognized as Mexico's Leading Beach Resort in the 22nd and 23rd annual World Travel Awards. It also earned recognition in both 2016, 2017 and 2018 as Mexico and Central America's Leading Resort by the same prestigious organization.

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