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A designated Magic Town

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A designated Magic Town Vintage artisan shops, cobblestones, and the smell of street tacos create a colorful village of dreams that simply cannot be topped. Your trip to Todos Santos Mexico is long overdue. Towns like San Jose del Cabo have became increasingly popular, yet are now overcrowded during the post-pandemic travel boom. Todos Santos Mexico is the perfect place to fully embrace Baja culture, in a safe, socially-distanced manner. The beautiful beaches attract surfers from all over the world and draw in Baja California Sur locals. Due to its rich history, nature and culture, Todos Santos Mexico was…

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Glamping in Todos Santos

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1626328535750{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 40px !important;}" el_class="tentedocean_statblog"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Glamping in Todos Santos The beautiful beaches of Todos Santos have become an increasingly popular getaway. Breathtaking sunsets and favorable weather make glamping in Todos Santos an incredible experience. Views of tall, elegant saguaro cacti, the Sierra de Laguna Mountain range, and starry skies create an unmatched atmosphere away from day-to- day life. An up-and-coming global destination, this Baja California Sur town offers exciting new experiences to its visitors while maintaining its traditionally serene environment. Its expansive food scene and artisanal shops line the cobble-stone streets of this unique surf town. Escape the…

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Emily & Jordan Todos Santos Wedding at Villa Santa Cruz

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This Todos Santos wedding is one to remember! On Friday, November 15, Emily Meersand and Jordan Russum celebrated their marriage with a destination wedding at Villa Santa Cruz in Todos Santos, a Pueblo Magico just north of Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The affair was a perfect reflection of the couple's statement-making style and warm energy. With 80 of their closest friends and family, the bride and groom planned an event to remember on the one of a kind beachfront property of Villa Santa Cruz. Welcome Party at the Green Room The group arrived on property on…

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A Destination Dream Come True for Brooke & Dennis’ Wedding Day

For their destination wedding in Todos Santos, Dennis and Brooke's created a beach-chic affair on July 6th. The fresh summer breeze and picturesque coastline did not disappoint as guests gathered on the beach in the late afternoon. The radiant couple exchanged wedding vows beneath a beautiful, handcrafted altar, carefully adorned in floral greens. They even gave a sweet nod to their beloved pooch in the form of a miniature piñata, greeting guests before they took oceanfront seats to the ceremony. Cones of white rose petals for friends and family to release at the bride and groom's first kiss as husband and wife…

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Beachfront Wedding Vows for Emerald & Devon

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Little needs to be said about Devon & Emerald's Baja wedding at Villa Santa Cruz - the amazing photos and video by Pink Palm Weddings perfectly captured the beauty and emotion of the entire day. This celebration of love, witnessed by 40 guests in June 2018, had so many personal touches - we especially loved the bride's two-piece lace dress, the hand embroidered ring pillow, and the Day of the Dead figurines on the welcome table. Together with the mariachi and fun pops of bright color, they definitely brought the fiesta to this Mexican party! We loved being part of Emerald…

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Bold and Elegant on Claire & Jack’s Big Day – Destination Wedding at Villa Santa Cruz

All the way from New York City, Claire & Jack chose Villa Santa Cruz as their destination wedding location to escape the frenzied, hectic pace of city life.  Here in Todos Santos, away from it all, they knew it was the perfect place to gather their most cherished friends and family, celebrate their love and connect to each other without distraction.  In November 2018, in front of 40 guests, they threw an epic Mexican party complete with mezcal, mariachi and churros! Claire, an editor at Bridal Musings, catalogued her entire wedding journey!  She describes the big day and all the…

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Mexico Destination Wedding – Greg & Elise

Greg & Elise hosted an elegant destination wedding weekend in November 2017, coming all the way from Australia! With 40 of their closest friends and family cheering them on, they exchanged vows under the warm Baja sun and partied into the night.  Bookended by pool parties the night they arrived and the day after their Mexico wedding, they created a celebration to remember in Todos Santos. We loved the documentary style approach of photography from Rick Collins.  He captured such intimate wedding moments - writing wedding vows, smiles at the wedding ceremony and toasts at the wedding feast. With spectacular…

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Villa Santa Cruz Featured in National Geographic Traveler – December 2012/January 2013 Issue

Villa Santa Cruz is featured in the December 2012/January 2013 issue of National Geographic Traveler as one of four Mexican eco-lodges along the Pacific Coast. The article highlights the "growing number of eco-lodges intent on . . . being friendly to Earth," an idea that we strive to achieve every day at Villa Santa Cruz.  With our solar power systems for both the Villa and pool, reclaimed architectural pieces and home-style meals prepared with local ingredients, we keep our carbon footprint small and let the beauty of the Baja landscape take center stage. Check out the article below!

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Summer Rain and Sunsets in Todos Santos

With barely any rain over the last three years, the Baja desert was dry, dusty and thirsty. The aquifers were low, the landscapes were brown and the sand was hot to the touch. But, the month of August changed all that by bringing glorious rainstorms to Todos Santos and Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach. Raindrops in the Pool.The rain fell in sheets for several days, washing dust off the agave at Villa Santa Cruz, greening up the desert brush and cooling down the earth. The air, cleaned by the rain, was amazingly pure and clear. The best…

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Greening Up the Garden

The Villa Santa Cruz garden has a new look this year. In the spirit of being “green,” we scoured the property and found all sorts of discarded building materials that we repurposed to create raised planting beds. You can see that old concrete blocks hold our zucchini plants, a spare tire contains our cabbage plants, and extra roof tiles surround the spinach and sunflower seedlings. When you walk through the garden, you can brush up on your Spanish vocabulary – all the signs that name the vegetables and flowers are in English and Español. One day soon, we’ll be picking…

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