Nestled in the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the beautiful coastal town of Todos Santos, an hour drive north of Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. This Baja California Sur gem offers traditional Mexican cuisine, artisan shops and an overall authentic feel. Mexico’s best kept secret, Todos Santos, is a picturesque village with cobblestone streets and a booming gastronomy scene, that also happens to be perfect for glamping, making travel to Todos Santos ideal for practically any adventure. The town is filled with tiny artisan shops, gorgeous surf breaks, mezcal flights, and fresh fish dining. Mexico is a haven for free-spirited travelers that seek good food, beautiful art, and the simple pleasures of life. Located at the tip of a peninsula, where wildlife remains abundant in its surroundings, one can find an oasis at the hotel, Villa Santa Cruz. Villa Santa Cruz is the perfect place to embrace all these aspects of the town.
Art Scene & History of Todos Santos
Despite its small-town vibe, tourists travel to Todos Santos for numerous art galleries and a vibrant culture that only a serene beach town can create. The Mexican tourism board named Todos Santos a “Pueblo Mágico,” recognizing it for its cuisine, art and history and it is now growing in popularity.
Todos Santos was established by missionary Jesuits in 1723, converting the native people of the region to Christianity. Settlers took advantage of the fertile soil and began to plant crops, and the area eventually became a major sugar cane producing area. Todos Santos’ cultural center can be found in a former schoolhouse, home to nationalist and revolutionary murals dating from 1933.
For those who enjoy nature, Baja California’s most breathtaking beaches, with vistas of the Sierra La Laguna Biosphere Reserve, will leave you spellbound. Try a luxury stay in our new glamping tents at Villa Santa Cruz – our guests experience nature’s beauty with the luxury of comfortable beds, full bathrooms and private decks for stargazing. Todos Santos is a prime destination for whale watching, as the Gray Whales and Humpbacks can be found breaching and spy-hopping in the Pacific from November through March. Distinctive birds and surrounding wildlife create a perfect harmony. Plan your trip with ease, as this sleepy town is known as a quiet getaway that locals love for road trips. Travel to Todos Santos is essential for those who seek a magical getaway.
Todos Santos: A destination for every traveler
Travel to Todos Santos for a trip with a variety of outdoor activities. Surfing has a long history in Todos Santos, making it a must-try on your trip; board rentals and lessons are available at our hotel. Villa Santa Cruz also offers action-filled adventures with ATV rentals. Slower paced travelers can visit the town Historical Center, shop for unique finds, or just lounge by the pool and soak up quality time with loved ones. Whether you are seeking an adventure or a quiet getaway, Villa Santa Cruz offers a perfect guide to Mexico’s hidden gem of Todos Santos.