CLIFF AND DESERT HIKES

Hike into the Old Port at Punta Lobos – a beautiful 1.5 hour hike (round trip) that takes you up over a ridge with spectacular views of the coasts, then down into a protected cove, and it is located just south of Todos Santos on the way to Pescadero. If you time it right (midafternoon), you can then head out to the beach at Punta Lobos and watch the fisherman come in from the day with their fresh catch – buy dinner straight from the…

Cooking Lessons

With a choice of two different cooking classes at Villa Santa Cruz, you’ll be sure to leave with a few new skills in the kitchen. Choose from Chef Dany’s fine dining class (with optional wine pairing) or Chef Iker’s more casual class. Fine Dining Class with Chef Dany The head chef of the Hotel California, Dany Lamote, will teach you to prepare terrific Mexican dishes with fresh local and seasonal ingredients. He blends traditional Mexican cooking techniques with French, Asian and Italian styles and introduces…

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.

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.

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,…

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…

Outdoors

Situated on 20 acres with an expanse of beachfront just steps away, Villa Santa Cruz can keep even the most active guest entertained and busy. Surfing 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,…

Wellness & Relaxation

Villa Santa Cruz is the perfect destination for focusing on relaxation and wellness. Its secluded location on 20 acres, expanse of pristine beachfront, and breathtaking landscape encourage you to disconnect from everyday worries, unwind from daily stresses and recharge your essential self. Let go of it all and allow Baja’s natural rhythm – the sunrise over the mountains, the crash of ocean waves, and starry nights – to be your guide. Yoga Stretch and flex your way to outer and inner strength with a private…

Family & Groups

Family time at Villa Santa Cruz offers a unique opportunity for experiences that will create memories to last a lifetime. Not only will a stay at the Villa give your whole family the feeling of living in a remote paradise, but it will also give you the time to slow down and reconnect with each other. Pool Time The Villa’s Grand Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi offer hours of entertainment for kids of all ages. The littlest guests will love the Baja shelf (we call it…

Romance

Whether you are dreaming of a relaxing honeymoon, memorable anniversary or simply a romantic escape, Villa Santa Cruz is the perfect setting for couples to reconnect, share a private getaway, and fall in love all over again. Private Beach Experience Spend the day on the expansive beach just in front of Villa Santa Cruz. The Villa’s secluded location promises empty white sand beaches, warm sun and crashing surf. Sit for hours without seeing another soul and enjoy each other without distraction. Sunset from Hammocks in…