As Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto celebrates its 12th anniversary, we take a moment to reflect on the wonderful resort and the many amazing experiences it offers. Here are 12 interesting facts about Villa del Palmar Loreto that you might not know:

1. It’s an Award-Winning Resort!

The resort has received numerous awards, including the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award, the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and a number of World Travel Awards over the last seven years, including as Mexico and Central America’s Leading Resort.

2. It is known as a haven for family vacations!

Villa del Palmar Loreto hasn’t won the title as the World’s Leading Family Resort for no reason. With a range of activities for all ages, including a Kids' Club and diverse theme nights everyone has a spectacular time throughout their stay.

3. Home to the Only TPC Golf Course in Mexico

Villa del Palmar Loreto is Home to the Only TPC Golf Course in Mexico. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is home to TPC Danzante Bay, a Rees Jones design with 18-holes that offer stunning views of the Sea of Cortez and unforgettable challenges at every turn.

4. It’s located on the "Aquarium of the World."

The Sea of Cortez is known as the "Aquarium of the World" for its incredible biodiversity, which makes this an incredible spot to discover the underwater world that mystifies so many of us.

5. World Golf Award winner

It has been a World Golf Award winner four years in a row. TPC Danzante Bay has been recognized as Mexico’s Best Golf Course by the World Golf Awards for four consecutive years.

6. Variety of Things to Do

Despite its small town charm, there is an enormous variety of things to do in Loreto. The resort offers a range of activities, including swimming, snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, and sport fishing, but visitors can also indulge in the history, culture, cuisine, and remarkable beauty of Loreto throughout their stay.

7. Turtle-shaped Swimming Pool

The resort is home to a giant sea turtle: Villa del Palmar Loreto features five interconnected pools that, when combined, form a giant sea turtle. It's the perfect spot to cool off and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

8. Gourmet Dining

You’ll get to enjoy gourmet dining and some of the region’s most unique dishes at the resort. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto offers a range of dining options, including gourmet restaurants that have won the Wine Spectator Award.

9. Opportunities for relaxation are truly sublime

The Sabila Spa at Villa del Palmar offers a range of luxurious spa treatments, including massages, facials, and body treatments that feature ingredients from the region and techniques that are cutting-edge.

10. Sustainability Commitment

By vacationing at Villa del Palmar Loreto, you’re taking care of the environment at the same time. The resort is committed to sustainability, with a range of eco-friendly practices, including a recycling program, solar power system, and wastewater treatment plant.

11. Stargazing

You’ll be amazed as you gaze! Loreto is the perfect place to stargaze. With clear skies and little light pollution, it’s no wonder the resort has been nicknamed the World’s First Million-Star Resort.

12. Loreto is easier to access than ever before!

The resort is becoming more accessible with the announcement of new direct flights to Loreto International Airport from Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Dallas-Fort Worth.

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is a world-class resort that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly vacation, a golf getaway, or a relaxing spa retreat, this resort has it all. As they celebrate their 12th anniversary, we look forward to many more years of providing guests with unforgettable experiences.

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