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Love in the Air for Ross and Rachel

Love was in the air last night at Ross and Rachel's wedding at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel in Todos Santos. Ross and Rachel celebrated their love in front of a small group of friends and family in a beautiful beach ceremony, followed by dinner and dancing under the stars. Take a peek into their special day.Ross and Rachel had a few moments to themselves before the ceremony for a private photo shoot around the Villa.  Ross was so enamored with his beautiful bride. Shucking tradition, the couple opted to walk down the aisle together, hand in hand. The bride's…

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Elegant Beach Wedding at Villa Santa Cruz

What an elegant wedding it was for Laura and Mike last Saturday evening. Arriving at Villa Santa Cruz in Todos Santos from snowy Calgary, Canada, the couple was excited for the beach wedding they had always dreamed of. With an understated elegance and thoughtful detail, their wedding was personal and intimate with touches of Mexican charm. Take a look through the photos below to catch a glimpse into their special day. The boardwalk path was beautifully decorated with white luminarias, leading the guests to the beach ceremony. The candles inside twinkled and glowed as the sun went down. After the…

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Surf Sunset and Tequila Wedding

Kylie and Dave's fun surf wedding at Villa Santa Cruz had the perfect Baja feel - casual and festive with authentic Mexican touches. Exchanging vows in front of 65 guests, the couple stood beneath a surfboard trellis and pledged to love each other when "the surf is firing, and when the ocean is glass."  The natural elements of the landscape beautifully decorated the ceremony - the waves rolled in, the sun swept soft light across the property and bright red bougainvillea petals popped against the white sand aisle. The aerial view of the ceremony from the Palapa shows the wide…

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Intimate Beach Wedding at Villa Santa Cruz

Adam and Justine's Saturday evening beach wedding at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, was a beautiful and intimate affair. Having visited Todos Santos one year ago, they knew it would be the perfect place to invite their friends and family for their wedding celebration. We were thrilled to help create such a lovely day for such a lovely couple.  Keep reading for a peak inside their magical wedding day! After the ceremony, guests gathered around the pool for cocktails and appetizers. As dusk approached, golden light swept across the property - can you see the palm tree…

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Congrats to the Happy Couple

We send our warmest congrats to Jon-Michial & Catherine Carter who wed at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, on Saturday evening. With bare feet in the sand, the couple exchanged emotional vows before 40 of their closest friends and family. Under the warm October sun, the waves rolled in, creating an idyllic beach scene that featured the bride in a slim sheath gown. The bridesmaids were a sight in long purple gowns and the groomsmen's serrano pepper boutineers brought in a pop of color. (The wedding group continued the party around the bonfire [pictured on left] long…

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Weathering the Storm (2003 – 2005)

Here is the third installment in the crazy history of Villa Santa Cruz.  If you have not read the first two entries, make sure to check them out first - History Post #1:  The Journey Begins! Buying the Property (2001 - 2002) and History Post #2:  The Lettuce Debacle and Breaking Ground on the Villa (2002 - 2003).  Enjoy! Weathering the Storm (2003 - 2005) As the summer of 2003 approached, Matt and John’s only choice was to lay low and recover from the frustration and disappointment of the failed farm and stalled construction project. Again out of money, they resumed…

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Grand Beach Wedding in Todos Santos at Villa Santa Cruz

Congratulations to James & Brianna, who were married at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach in Todos Santos on Saturday evening, March 16, 2013. With 100 guests in attendance, the wedding was fun, festive and fancy! The couple exchanged vows in the late afternoon under a beautiful canopy draped with gauzy white fabric. Blue glass hearts hung from wrought iron hooks that lined the aisle and gave the ceremony a distinctive Mexican feel. The crashing ocean in the background provided a soothing soundtrack. After the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers by the pool and on the Villa's…

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The Lettuce Debacle and Breaking Ground on the Villa (2002 – 2003)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are proud to post the next installment in the adventure of Villa Santa Cruz.  If you have not yet read the first entry about how Matt & John found the land, check it out here –  Blog Post #1:  The Journey Begins! Buying the Property (2001 - 2002). Happy Reading! The Lettuce Debacle and Breaking Ground on the Villa (2002 - 2003) Matt and John were deep in it. It was September 2002 and they were now the proud owners of a very raw 45 acre parcel of land that needed work. It had no infrastructure, no easy way to access…

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The Journey Begins! Buying the Property (2001 – 2002)

When guests arrive at Villa Santa Cruz, often before they even make it upstairs to their guest suite, they want to know the story of the Villa. They pepper us with questions like: Who owns it? How did you find the property? Did you renovate or build from scratch? Who was your architect? Where did you find the furniture? How do you run everything “off the grid?” The history of the Villa, the incredible risk and hardship involved in its evolution, the depth of relationships forged along the way, and the rewards, mistakes and learning experiences that have come from…

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