Silversea Luxury Cruises A Explore Isla Santa Catalina, Mexico

Explore Isla Santa Catalina, Mexico

Santa Catalina is one of several islands in the Loreto Bay National Park (Parque Nacional Bahia Loreto). The sea surrounding Santa Catalina has manta rays and several large pods of bottlenose, spinner and long-beaked common dolphins that visitors might see from the water. On shore, the island offers many opportunities for hiking amongst the impressive cactus varieties that can be found, as well as Gila Woodpeckers and other bird species that use the cacti for food or as a resting place. View more

There are several other interesting animal species on the island, including the endemic Santa Catalina rattle-less rattlesnake. The Santa Catalina whiptail lizard, the common desert spiny lizard, Santa Catalina desert iguana, and other reptiles make for interesting photography. While visiting the island be sure to see the Elephant Rock on the Sea of Cortez, one of the area’s most photographed rock formations.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

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