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La Mision Loreto
Loreto, MexicoEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At La Mision Loreto
A hacienda-style hotel in Baja, Mexico, nestled between the Sierra de la Gigante mountain range and the azure Sea of Cortez.
Whether you're in Baja, Mexico's eastern town of Loreto for diving or sport fishing, or you're simply spending a night en route to Baja Sur, La Mision is a quiet, casual place to lay your head. Located between the Sierra de la Gigante mountain range and the Sea of Cortez, just a short stroll from the town's historic plaza, the hacienda-style hotel provides an authentic Mexican-feeling home base for the smattering of surfers, scuba divers, and eco-tourists who unpack in the 65 rooms. Though recently renovated, it still remains cozy: rooms now have 300-thread count sheets, flat-screen TV's, and private terraces with views of either the ocean and the pool, the mountains, or the town's 18th-century bell tower.
At the bar, order the house specialty: a margarita with Ataleje tequila and organic agave nectar.
La Casa de la Abuela, Loreto's oldest residence, dates to 1744. It's now a café and crafts shop, just a short walk from the property's front door.
Arrive at Loreto International Airport (LTO) which is approximately 2 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 10 minutes of travel time.Rosendo Robles s/n Col. Centro, Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Outdoor Pool
- European-style Spa
- Tours + Activities Desk
- Private Terraces or Patios
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Luxury Linens
- Flat-screen TVs
- Marble Bathrooms
- Two Restaurants
- Outdoor Dining
- In-room Dining
- Nightly rates are based on 2 people. Up to one extra adult or two children may share for an additional $24 per room per night
- Welcome drink
Why We Love Loreto
Crowds descend on Baja, Mexico for the marine life in Sea of Cortez, while history buffs come for the historic 17th-century missions and ancient cave paintings in the Sierra de la Gigante mountains.
Lunch for two $10.
Where to Drink: The Giggling Dolphin Boat Bar's funky design is laid-back Baja at its best. Don't miss the unique opportunity to blend your margarita by pedaling a bicycle power.
Av. Benito Juarez entre calle Davis y Malecon.
Drinks from $5.
Where to Shop: Conchita's Curios, south of the mission, is stocked with local arts and crafts: serapes and throws, wrought-iron candle holders, and local antiques.
Corner of Misioneros and Fernando Jordan.
Best Day Trip: The best way to explore the white-sand beaches of Coronado Island, part of the Loreto Bay National Marine Park, is on a five-hour, expert-led trip with Tours Loreto.
Five-hour tours from $65.
Why Go Now
Now through March
Pilot, humpback, and blue whales migrate from the Sea of Cortez north along the Pacific Coast with their young.
June 1- September 15
In the summer months, the Sea of Cortez is a filled of sailfish, mahi-mahi, and marlin.
September 5-8, 2013
The Feast of Nuestra Señora de Loreto
Fisherman and folk dancers parade the statue of Our Lady of Loreto through the streets.