Farther north on the Baja Peninsula, the resort and community of Danzante Bay faces the Gulf of California alongside the village of Loreto and its UNESCO Heritage Site–the 797 square mile Bay of Loreto National Park. Mike Smith, Danzante Bay’s real estate sales representative, confirms that most of the buyers relocating to this paradise are Americans seeking to escape the daily ugliness of the US news cycle.
Right on cue, in came the opportunity to take 17-year-old Lana with me on a five-day visit to Loreto, a city on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. Accommodations would be at the beautiful Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa. Needless to say, I jumped on it.
Staring out from the boat onto the blindingly bright blue waters of the Sea of Cortez, what is more striking to me than the sprawling oceanic splendor is the fact that I’ve only seen two other boats that day.
In a roundup showcasing the top new treks for a luxe golf experience, the feature provides readers with an overview of the immaculate Rees Jones layout and surrounding topography, referring to the signature par-3 17th as destined to become "one of the most-photographed golf holes in the world.”
Members of the FutureCast Forum recently toured the historic Mexican fishing town of Loreto on Baja California Sur and explored the growing trend for Seattle-area residents to seek lifestyles south of the border. Predicted to become the “first choice in second homes”, Loreto has gained in its popularity given its infancy as a resort market, relative home values and convenient servicing by Alaska Airlines (less than two hours from Los Angeles). A compelling alternative to the more frenetic and expensive Cabo San Lucas, property buyers, vacation goers and even the TPC Network are drawn to Loreto’s unparalleled recreation, full-service amenities and pristine natural surroundings.
Last Saturday, many gathered to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the Mexican Army's victory of the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. For most, the day included parades, food, music and dancing. As we reflect on the fun of the weekend's festivities, we decided to keep the celebration going with an exclusive look at Danzante Bay.