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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.

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FISHING EXCURSIONS

Itching to get out on the open sea? Hoping to catch a marlin, tuna or dorado? Head out with a local guide in a panga boat that launches from Punta Lobos and spend the day on the Pacific. $250 USD per trip. Up to 4 guests. Please inquire for more information.

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Farmers’ Markets

There is little else that can convey the community feel of a town as well as a Farmers' Market - and we, in Todos Santos, are lucky enough to have two of them each week (seasonal: Nov – May). On Wednesdays, La Esquina hosts a lovely Farmers' Market with organic vegetable stands, a homemade cheese and organic beef vendor, and beautiful artisan crafts. The market is the perfect compliment to this casual cafe that serves healthy sandwiches, soups, smoothies, juices and espresso. The Farmers' Market on Sunday mornings at Baja Beans in Pescadero brings together a variety of delectable food products,…

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CLIFF AND DESERT HIKES

Hike into the Old Port at Punta Lobos – a beautiful 1.5 hour hike (round trip) located just south of Todos Santos, on the way to Pescadero. You'll hike up over a ridge, then down into a protected cove, all with spectacular views of the coast. If you time it right (mid to late afternoon), you can head out to the beach at Punta Lobos and watch the fisherman come in from the day with their fresh catch. For more information on group hikes and tours, contact Todos Santos Eco Adventures.

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Cooking Lessons & Mezcal Tastings

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cooking classes and mezcal tastings are offered at El Refugio, a delicious restaurant in the heart of Todos Santos serving native Mexican cuisine.  Classes are Wednesdays & Saturdays (from 11 - 2pm) or, can be set by special request.  The cost is $950 pesos/person (~$55 USD) and includes a 3 hour class, lunch and a shot of mezcal or beer.  Noel, the chef, shares cooking tips and information on Mexican culture, bringing lots of humor to the class.  The menu typically includes a few salsas, mole verde and sometimes ceviche. You can read reviews here. Please inquire directly to make…

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BIRD WATCHING

A tropical oasis in the desert, Todos Santos is home to a wide variety of birds, giving visitors an amazing opportunity for bird watching. At Villa Santa Cruz, we have spotted egrets, ospreys, quail, nighthawks, pelicans, hummingbirds, and more. The list of species expands as you explore other wetland areas in Todos Santos, especially near La Poza hill. For more information and guided tours, contact Todos Santos Eco Adventures.

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ART GALLERY TOURS

Todos is an artist haven, home to more than 31 artists, with many art galleries to explore around town. Check out Jill Logan’s Gallery with colorful and sensual landscapes, broken tile murals and bold abstracts. Drop into the Galleria de Todos Santos to see works by well-known Todos Santos artists such as Michael Cope, Erick Ochoa and Gloria Reunitz. Stroll through town and pop into the smaller galleries that line the historic center.

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Lauren and Michael’s Wedding

It was a fun family wedding celebration at Villa Santa Cruz on Sunday night for Lauren & Michael. With perfect weather, an incredible sunset, and a group of 100 guests that danced the night away, the celebration was loud and lively yet included many personal details that gave the day an intimate feel. Here is a glimpse into their special day. With sand beneath their bare feet, the couple stood before their friends and family and exchanged vows and rings under a colorful chuppah canopy, lovingly knitted by the bride's sister. The groom's cousin officiated the ceremony and, with a…

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True Happiness – Jenna and Adam’s Wedding

Over the weekend, a gorgeous wedding took place at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico. Jenna and Adam radiated happiness on Saturday afternoon as they exchanged vows on the sand and became husband and wife in front of an intimate group of 55 guests. It was a special event for us at Villa Santa Cruz because the beautiful bride, Jenna, is the sister of Villa owner, Jessica. It was such a joy to share the property with all our friends and family. Take a peek into Jenna and Adam's special day! The…

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