Islands of Loreto, Baja, Mexico (September 23, 2014) — Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto has announced the resort did not experience any damage in relation to Hurricane Odile and is fully operational, with all amenities and activities available.
Hurricane Odile struck Cabo San Lucas the night of September 14, 2014, bringing intense wind, rain and powerful surf conditions. Located on the east side of the Baja Peninsula, Villa del Palmar Islands of Loreto experienced some heavy rain, but no damage whatsoever to the resort, with guests kept safe and comfortable.
All roads to and from Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto remain open with no washed-out areas. The Islands of Loreto as a whole was largely unaffected by the storm and remain secure.
Guests with current or upcoming reservations can confidently expect the same high level of service and amenities they are accustomed to when visiting Villa Group properties. All restaurants, activities and services are running as normally scheduled.
The Loreto International Airport (LTO) is open, and flights on Alaska Airlines are expected to resume normal scheduling on Friday, September 26, according to Alaska Airlines. For questions regarding airline service, please contact Alaska Airlines at 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522).
Guests with questions regarding their stay are encouraged to stay informed by visiting Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto’s Facebook page for updates, or calling toll-free to 800-790-4187.
For those affected by the hurricane seeking more information, visit: http://tijuana.usconsulate.gov/citizen_services/hurricane-odile.html.
About Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto: Baja’s First Million Star Resort
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 (one of five in the region). It features 181 new, spacious, beautifully appointed Deluxe Ocean View, one, two and three bedroom Suites with balcony or terrace, stunning ocean views, mountain views, three restaurants offering gourmet dining, an attentive English-speaking staff, five swimming pools, a 39,000 square-foot Sabila Spa and Wellness Center, two tennis courts, beautiful beaches, a private beachfront Danzante Bungalow villa for glamping and a mild and warm climate year-round. The upcoming 7,400-yard Rees Jones-designed Danzante Bay golf course will offer a challenging, yet friendly course that works with the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment.
Guests can enjoy PADI-certified SCUBA diving lessons and snorkeling tours in the protected indigo waters that explorer Jacques Cousteau once dubbed the “Aquarium of the World.” Outdoor adventurers can also experience tours of the nearby Coronado, Danzante and Del Carmen Islands atop an inflatable APEX boat, as well as swimming, world-class fishing aboard the “Mad Dash” tournament boat, paddle boarding, kayaking, whale watching and mountain biking. With complimentary shuttle service, guests can explore the historic town at the Islands of Loreto and visit the 1697 mission that made the town famous. The area is also known for its wildlife, including the 900 species of fish off the coast and in an area that has been declared a World Heritage Site. Hotel perks include a spa and fitness center, massages, salsa dance lessons and movie nights for children. The New York Times lists Loreto in its Top Ten Places to go in 2011. The travel article featuring The Islands of Loreto, Baja California South, Mexico ranked first among readers. Travelers can take a short flight from LAX on Alaska Airlines to the Islands of Loreto. With a new service beginning on February 14, 2015, travelers can also fly to the Islands of Loreto from Calgary, Canada aboard WestJet, Canada’s most-preferred airline.
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Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto