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. Chez Laura: Baja-French fusion in a beautiful garden setting. Located on Hildalgo, between Rangel &…

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 $80 USD. All services performed in the privacy of your guest room.

Guided Meditation Talks

Dr. Hall,a psychiatrist and lay Buddhist priest, offers group “Dharma Talks” on Sunday mornings. The session begins with a period of guided meditation and is followed by a talk on a particular topic. The goal of these talks is to help individuals calm the mind and find a deeper level of understanding and self-acceptance. Dharma Talks are Sundays from 10-11:30am at La Cañada del Diablo in Todos Santos.

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…