Yoga and Retreats

Yoga Stretch and flex your way to outer and inner strength with a private yoga session at Villa Santa Cruz. An instructor will customize your experience in your desired setting – consider a morning class, with toes in the sand, at the Villa’s beachside palapa or an evening candlelit session on the Villa’s Roof Terrace. $50 USD per class. Complimentary Yoga Mats provided. Whether you are new to yoga or have an experienced practice, Todos Santos has several weekly yoga classes to suit your style…

Wine Tasting

Tired of wines from the same old regions? Craving something new? Head over to the wine shop in Todos Santos, La Bodega, to taste wines from the Baja California Wine Region. Stocking exclusively Baja wine from smaller vineyards and wineries, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your wine palette and have a little fun too! The owner and wine connoisseur, Mac Sutton, will pour you a glass to taste, teach you about Mexican winemaking and tell stories of his experiences in the Baja wineries. Located…

Whale Watching

From November to April, we here at Villa Santa Cruz are lucky enough to witness the migration of grey and humpback whales. These magnificent creatures travel 6,000 miles from their summer homes in Alaska to the warm winter waters of Baja. Whether you are eating breakfast in the outdoor dining room, having coffee on the balcony of your Guest Suite, or watching the sunset from the Roof Terrace, you will undoubtedly glimpse their flukes (tails) as well as see them breach, spout and play. Nature…

Turtle Releases

The critically endangered Leatherback Turtles need your help! Due to environmental and human population factors, these turtles now lay their eggs on the beaches of Todos Santos where the sand temperatures are too low for the eggs to hatch naturally. The wonderful people involved with the conservation group, Tortugueros Las Playitas, dedicate themselves to incubating the eggs, running nightly patrols to gather and protect the eggs, and educating all on sea turtle restoration. You can participate in the effort by helping release baby turtles into…

SWIM WITH WHALE SHARKS & SEA LIONS

Swimming alongside these amazing sea animals is a definite “must do” activity for all travelers to Baja Sur. Head over to the Sea of Cortez, just north of La Paz (1.5 hours from Todos Santos), to explore the crystal blue waters and have an up close and personal experience with Baja’s marine life. For more information and tours, contact Todos Santos Eco Adventures (www.tosea.net)

SURFING AND SURF LESSONS

Walk off to amazing surf from Villa Santa Cruz. The main break in the area is world-renowed La Pastora, just a 10 minute walk south. La Pastora is an exposed point break with a sandy beach with rights and lefts, but mostly known for its bigger rights. The surf is reasonably consistent and works any time of the year, although, due to the boulder bottom, it is not a beginners’ break. The crowd level is low and you can pick your own peak to enjoy….a…

Restaurants

Todos Santos has an incredible variety of delicious restaurants. From casual tacos to fine dining, there are great options for every price point and taste bud. Here is a list of our favorites: Boyitacos: A great taco/hamburger stand located next to Cafelix on Calle Juarez (between Hotel California and Galeria de Todos Santos). Café Santa Fe: Fine dining Italian, with excellent steak and seafood options. Located on the town square. El Zaguan: A casual seafood restaurant with a real Baja feel. El Zaguan literally means…

Massage and Spa

Find peace and serenity in the relaxing massages and body therapies offered at Villa Santa Cruz. Choose from Relaxation, Deep Tissue and Therapeutic Massages. Enhance any of these therapies with luxurious body wrappings (try hydrating yogurt, antioxidant coco or purifying strawberry), salt scrubs or aromatherapy treatments. Pricing begins at $70 USD. All services performed in the privacy of your guest room.

KAYAKING

Explore the calm crystal clear waters and sea life in the Sea of Cortez in La Paz. You’ll have the opportunity to kayak around Espirtu Santo island and check out beautiful Balandra beach. For more information and guided tours, contact Todos Santos Eco Adventures.