LORETO, Baja California Sur, Mexico (July 15, 2019) —Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, the highly-regarded, destination resort exquisitely situated on the shores of Danzante Bay, continues to collect honors.
The latest of these prestigious accolades comes from the World Travel Awards, which named the property a 2019 Leading Resort in Mexico and Central America, Leading Beach Resort in Mexico, and the Mexico & Central America’s Leading Family Resort for the fifth straight year.
“We’re extremely proud to be recognized for five straight years with these prestigious honors,” said Owen Perry, co-owner with Luz Maria Torres of The Villa Group, operators of Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa. “Our wonderful and dedicated staff work hard every day to create lifelong memories for our members and guests. They are so eager to share the wonders of Loreto and Danzante Bay with our guests and that’s what truly sets our resort apart.”
Beating out stiff competition from luxury worldwide brands, Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto—located between the Sierra de la Giganta mountains and the Sea of Cortez on the southeastern shore of Baja California Sur—has been named the Leading Resort in Mexico and Central America for the past four years and Best Beach Resort in Mexico in 2015 and 2016.
The World Travel Awards are considered the most prestigious in the global travel and tourism industry. For 26 years the program has acknowledged, rewarded, and celebrated excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
Since opening in 2011, Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loretohas become known for not only for its setting—it sits on a sprawling stretch of white-sand beach along Danzante Bay—but for the wide array of activities that guests can enjoy, including world-class sport fishing, swimming, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, and whale watching. The resort’s activities desk can also arrange mountain biking, horseback riding, and ATV tours.
The expansive property (4,447 acres) includes six swimming pools, the luxurious Sabila Spa, and miles of well-marked hiking trails.
Modern amenities, three exceptional dining venues (with all-inclusive meal plans available), and warm, personalized service are all part of the unforgettable Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto experience.
The 18-hole TPC Danzante Bay, designed by world-renowned golf course architect Rees Jones, is a thrill-ride of a golf experience, accented by coastline, valleys, arroyos, dunes, and foothills. Part of the luxury master-planned Danzante Bay community, TPC Danzante Bay features panoramic ocean and mountain views.
The resort is just a two-hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via Alaska Airlines. It’s accessible seasonally with direct WestJet flights from Calgary and from destinations within Mexico via Calafia and Volaris Airlines.
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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.