Are you wanting to get away for a true coastal escape, full of beautiful sandy beaches, relaxation, wonderful cultural experiences, and epic adventures set to the backdrop of amazing natural landscapes? The Baja paradise of Todos Santos will awaken your spirit and refresh your soul! Whether you’re in the mood to just relax on the beach in peace or if you want to surf some of the best swells in Mexico, you won’t be disappointed. Todos Santos really has it all!
Where is Todos Santos? The bohemian village of Todos Santos is a picturesque coastal oasis among the rugged mountains and deserts of Baja California Sur. Just an hour north of bustling Cabo San Lucas, Todos Santos has been a haven for travelers seeking something more than your typical beach vacation.
Visitors have been flocking to this gem on Mexico’s northern Pacific coastline for decades for bird-watching holidays and some of the best surfing and kayaking in all of Mexico. With it’s quiet, old-world-meets-new-world feel, the town of Todos Santos, or All Saints, is a great place to experience the true culture and history of Mexico as well as a thriving eco-luxury scene full of great dining and shopping.
Todos Santos is an adventure lovers paradise. You will want to sign up for one of the Sea of Cortez kayak tours to have an experience of a lifetime as you set out on one of the world’s most biodiverse bodies of water. You will enjoy seeing snoozing sea lions and nesting blue-footed boobies as knowledgeable guides take you past rocky islands. You can combine this adventure with one of the Sea of Cortez snorkeling tours, which will introduce you to hundreds of species of colorful fish and include a delicious picnic lunch on a secluded.
For the real adventourist the list of things to do in Todos Santos includes mountain hiking to see highland cultures and waterfalls, swimming with whale sharks, snorkeling with sea turtles, learn to kayak or stand-up paddle board, and more. The spirit of adventure is very much alive in Todos Santos, and there is no end to what you can do here.
If you are looking to observe nature, you’ll be glad to know that this area is renowned for both whale watching and bird watching holidays. Sandwiched between the rugged Pacific Ocean, the Baja desert and imposing mountain ranges, Todos Santos provides birders with unique opportunities to explore various ecosystems all within easy reach. A wide variety of endemic and migratory species can therefore be seen here in a very short period of time. Whale watching is also a huge draw in Todos Santos because gray whales breed here in the winter.
In addition to all of these great activities the area offers a range of boutique hotels, such as the Hotel San Cristobal or the Rancho Pescadero or La Bohemia, as well as a good choice of restaurants offering everything from local, authentic cuisine to upscale fusion dining. You will be able to experience the rough, rugged Baja during the day and enjoy world-class dining and eco-luxury accommodations at night.
You will be hard pressed to find another destination that will compare to your trip to Todos Santos. Here you will experience some truly unforgettable adventures, set in some of the most breathtaking natural environments you could imagine. Whether you want to paddle, surf, snorkel, or just relax on the beach and enjoy some great dining and shopping, this area has what you need.