Coronados Island

Coronados Island

Coronados Island

Coronados Island has an area of ​​approximately 7.59 square kilometers, is located northeast of Loreto in Baja California Sur, Mexico and is 2.61 km from the coast of Loreto, it can be accessed preferably from the Darsena located in the marina of Loreto and the weather Approximate transfer to this island is 20 minutes. Coronados Island It is protected by the “Loreto Bay National Park” and therefore it is accessed with permission and recommendations, so it is preferable to do it with companies that provide this tourist service, it is a great place to practice, diving, kayak, hiking, paddle board, snorkeling.

All these services can easily be obtained here on loreto.com , it is worth mentioning that camping or fishing is forbidden by reservation of permits provided by “Loreto Bay National Park” or by the company that provides tourist services.

Coronados Island Beaches

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They say that his name was given by the Spanish captain, don francisco de ortega, as a coincidence upon arriving at the round island on November 8, 1633, date on which the Christian calendar of the time commemorated the four saints crowned martyrs.
A volcano forms the main part of the Island, is formed by the reddish to grayish colored vessels and by a crater on the top that has been partially eroded and is at a maximum height of 283 meters above sea level.

Coronados Island Bottlenose Dolphin

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Isla Coronados is made up of a great variety of flora and fauna and it is worth mentioning that it has endemic species, the flora and fauna of Isla Coronados is very similar to those found in the peninsula of Baja California Sur. Coronados Island is covered with crags, with the exception of the southeast zone, and becomes a sea turtle sanctuary at certain times of the year, when females flock to the beaches to lay their eggs. Isla Coronados is the result of erosion and faulting and its geological features are volcanic, its relief is very dominated by the Sierra de la Giganta in Loreto.

Isla Coranado Brown Pelicans

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During your visit to Isla Coronados in Loreto, you will find along the way a lot of shows by marine fauna such as Humpback Whales, Blue Whales, Orcas and Dolphins during their season, you can also see a great combination of turqueza waters with desertic symbolic landscapes of Loreto in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Today the Coronados Island is uninhabitable thanks to the protection of the National Park “Bahia de Loreto” and is one of the tourist spots most visited by tourists where they can do many activities or just enjoy a day at the beach, always keeping this place clean .

CORONADOS ISLAND LOCATION

To the Northeast of the municipality of Loreto, the exit is made from the Port of Loreto or Dársena in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Coronados Island Location

 

RECOMMENDATIONS TO GO CORONADOS ISLAND:

• Take security measures prior to the visit.
• Have a company that knows the site since going in a personal way can be somewhat inconvenient.
• Respect the site and its natural resources.
• Avoid Pollution of this beautiful Place.
• Report to the authorities any type of damage that this area presents.

WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE TO CORONADOS ISLAND?

Local guide.
Anti-slip shoes.
Water.
Energetics
Camera (optional).
Comfortable clothes.
Lunch
Insect repellent.
Swimwear.

 

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