Founded in 1697 by Jesuit missionaries, Loreto Mexico came to be around the discovery of a steady spring of fresh water. Today, the town is a criss-cross of roads, with Salvatierra Street – it’s popular main road – being a safe and easy route to explore. The quaint historic center comprises of only a few pedestrian friendly tree-lined streets, with shops leading up to the seafront and small port.
Loreto weather comprises of average temperatures, which vary somewhat. Considering the humidity levels, temperatures can feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout. The area is also somewhat temperate compared to other destinations in Mexico.
If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit, the hottest months are July, August and then September, when highs are regularly around 99°F (37°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82°F (27°C) at night.
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Loreto are March, April and may. The lowest chance of rain occurs around early January.
Because of the (mostly) accommodating weather, the town itself is a good jumping off point to visit the nearby island of Coronado, experience quintessential Loreto fishing in the luxurious waters, partake in the best snorkeling in Mexico, dabble in world-famous Sea of Cortez diving or visit nearby cave paintings. From December to March Fin and Blue Whales can also be found off the coast which is, simply put, an unforgettable sight.
If you’re looking for the ultimate trip to Mexico and you don’t know where to look, choose Loreto. We know you won’t be disappointed.