Romantic Beach Wedding in Todos Santos at Villa Santa Cruz

We send our warmest congratulations to New York couple, Katherine & Mason, who were married on Saturday evening at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico. A select number of close friends and family joined them on their special day, making their wedding both intimate and elegant. They married under a palo de arco arbor lightly draped in gauzy white curtains, while being serenaded by a local Todos Santos guitarist, Tolin. Katherine looked gorgeous in her wedding dress,…

Jump into the Todos Santos Art Scene at Studio N.E. Hayles

Whether you live in Todos Santos or are just passing through on vacation, the beautiful landscapes and warm light are sure to inspire your creative side. With spectacular surroundings – the crashing surf, green mountains, unique sunsets – it is no wonder that Todos is an artist haven, home to more than 31 artists. While you should definitely tour through the many art galleries in town, one of the best ways to experience the Todos art scene is to jump right in and create your…

Sushi Lessons at Villa Santa Cruz

Sushi has a certain mystère that makes it feel impossible to master at home. So many unknowns are involved….how do you work with seaweed? how do you make that perfect sticky rice? how do you it roll up tightly? what is spicy tuna? Even thinking about the practicalities of preparing sushi at home makes me throw up my hands in frustration and head to a restaurant. Luckily for our guests at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, sushi is made easy through lessons…

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…

Gourmet Cooking Lessons with Chef Dany Lamote at Villa Santa Cruz

One of the very best things about visiting Baja and Todos Santos is the amazing food. From the abundance of fresh produce and seafood to the chefs who magically whip these ingredients into gastronomical delights, visitors to our area are in for a treat. And, if you are looking for a way to take your culinary experience to the next level, we have just the thing – gourmet cooking lessons at Villa Santa Cruz with Chef Dany Lamote, head chef at the legendary Hotel California.…

Beachy Boho Wedding Bliss!

Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, is an amazing wedding venue for a bride and groom with beachy boho style! Just take a look at Kea & Lorrin’s fun and festive wedding from Saturday night. The couple’s funky and creative details brought the wedding to life – we love the seating chart mounted on a custom surfboard, their colorful sparkle sombreros and tasty margarita cupcakes made with tequila! With a simple wood trellis decorated with strands of beach…

Villa Santa Cruz Featured as Ideal Venue for an Authentic Mexican Beach Wedding

Considering a destination wedding in Mexico? Look no further than Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, in Todos Santos, Baja Sur. Recently featured on The Destination Wedding Site, Villa Santa Cruz is highlighted as an ideal venue for an authentic Mexican beach wedding. Their post vividly describes the experience at Villa Santa Cruz, noting that it is “probably what most people picture when they close their eyes and try to imagine the perfect beach wedding.” We certainly agree! Click the image below to…

Small, Intimate Wedding on Spectacular Supermoon Eve at Villa Santa Cruz

Congratulations to Sara & Tim who tied the knot on a gorgeous Cinco de Mayo night at Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico. With an intimate guest list of just immediate family and close friends, their wedding ceremony and celebration was personal yet understated with elegant details. They stood beneath a rustic palo de arco wedding trellis draped in gauzy white curtains to exchange vows while the surf gently rolled in behind them. After their officiant/best man,…

Villa Santa Cruz Showcased as Top 10 Desert Getaway by Outside Online

Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach, is featured on OutsideOnline.com as one of the Top Ten Desert Getaways in the world. Coming in at #4, we are thrilled to represent Todos Santos, Baja Sur on a list that includes locations in the United States, Chile, Bolivia & Namibia. The write-up in Outside Online highlights the eco-friendly nature of the Villa (solar electricity, organic vegetable garden) and wonderfully describes the guest experience at Villa Santa Cruz. Here are a few of our favs: It…

Neil Patrick Harris Officiates Wedding at Villa Santa Cruz in Todos Santos

Villa Santa Cruz, Boutique Hotel on the Beach in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico was proud to have hosted the beautiful wedding of Emma Bates & Joshua Zar on Saturday, April 28, 2012, with celebrity officiant Neil Patrick Harris. NPH shared his love of Villa Santa Cruz by sending out this tweet to his 3.2 million Twitter followers. Check out the lovely write-up and photos on the infamous, Pink is the New Blog, in which blogger Trent Vanegas describes the Villa as “one of the…