We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Isla Carmen

Review Highlights
Wild Loreto Tours was amazing

Wild Loreto Tours was the best. Paulo took the extra time to find an amazing pod of dolphins that... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Kirt E
Corvallis, Oregon
Bonus was time with Dolphins

We had Paul Salazar and he was fantastic. We spent at least an hour more than planned out on the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Jenny G
Read all 6 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This island features a ghost town, abandoned salt mines and sea lion hang-outs.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 May 2017
“Wild Loreto Tours was amazing”
20 May 2017
“Bonus was time with Dolphins”
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (6)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Wild Loreto Tours was the best. Paulo took the extra time to find an amazing pod of dolphins that numbered in the hundreds, he est. nearly 1000. The island was great got great pics, the pink lake was outstanding. Thank you Wild Loreto Tours

Thank Kirt E
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had Paul Salazar and he was fantastic. We spent at least an hour more than planned out on the water because we saw a pod of dolphins in the distance and Paul took us there. WOW, there were at least 1,000 dolphins. We were...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We actually went on a tour through Dazante Tours to this island. It was really cool. My daughter loved the pink lake and salt crystals. We got to see the 'ghost' town of the old mining operation and learn its history along with information about...More

Thank 2pointdoe
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Perfectly clear waters 50' down. Great variety of fish and sea life. No People!!! Protected Island in the Marine Preserve.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 25 July 2014

I wish I was there right now, I love it! The reason why I rated a 4 is because time for snorkeling went by so fast or maybe not enough for me... And because their snorkeling masks are old or overused; allowing water leakage often...More

2  Thank Lindita75
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I visited Isla Carmen in June 2004 with friends on their 52-foot sailboat. Isla Carmen is about 20 nm east of Loreto, Baja California Sur. The island is unoccupied except for an occasional caretaker at the hunting club which has been set up in the...More

4  Thank CostaRicaBirder
Nearby Restaurants
Mi Loreto
324 reviews
19.39 km away
Orlando's Mexican Cocina
498 reviews
19.34 km away
Mediterraneo Restaurant
328 reviews
18.98 km away
Mita Gourmet
417 reviews
19.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Loreto Bay National Marine Park
403 reviews
21.45 km away
319 reviews
18.98 km away
Mision de Nuestra Senora de Loreto
29 reviews
19.34 km away
Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat
126 reviews
24.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 March 2017|
Response from 2pointdoe | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take a boat there. I am not sure you can visit the salt mine without doing it through a guide though as that portion of the island is privately owned. It took maybe an hour to get out there but we did some sight... More