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Come with us to pet the whales, ride the waves, kayak the mangroves, hike the cliffs, swim with the sea lions, walk the dunes, glamp on the island, make margaritas, and toast the stars - some of the most magnificent adventures Baja has to offer!

Highlights of this trip include:

  • Interacting, photographing and possibly petting the whales in the lagoons of Magdalena Bay
  • Glamping at Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo
  • Swimming with the Sea Lions at the famed sea lion colony of Los Islotes.
  • Kayaking and stand up paddleboarding in the crystal blue waters of the Sea of Cortez
  • Hiking along the rugged, pristine Pacific coastline - breathtaking!
  • Surfing lessons at beautiful Playa Los Cerritos
  • Horseback riding along 70 miles of pristine beach
  • Mexican cooking class with local chef (dancing known to follow)
  • Stargazing with Aztec and Mayan astrology myths
  • Charming Todos Santos, artists colony, surfing hotspot and agricultural center; opportunities to enjoy meals at many of the towns great eateries
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Todos Santos Eco Adventures

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Arrive in Cabo and transfer to Todos Santos (90 minute drive). Move into lovely rooms with beautiful ocean views and enjoy a welcome gourmet taco dinner at Iker’s Colibris Café
Morning: Surfing! We start off this wonderful vacation learning to surf at one of the best surf breaks in Baja, Los Cerritos. Our instructors guarantee that you’ll ride the waves within the first hour of instruction – at least for a few moments! Afternoon: Horseback riding on the beach Todos Santos has 70 miles of pristine, undeveloped beach that is fabulous for a horseback ride before dinner. Evening: Champagne, Stars and Cactus. A beautiful evening of bird watching and stargazing with a local astronomer, followed by dinner at Landi’s, home-style Mexican cuisine in a lovely garden setting. Aztec, Mayan and Greek mythologies explored while exploring the skies.
Morning: Cliff Walk and Beach Picnic Terrific scenery featuring sea lions, birds, whales and cactus. Picnic lunch on the pristine, palm-ringed beach. Swimming at the beach. 3.5 hours of walking, unlimited time for lunch, swimming, relaxing on the beach. Evening: Mexican cooking lessons with a local chef. First, learn to make a great margarita. Second, pay attention because you have to eat what you make!
Espiritu Santo National Park in the Sea of Cortez is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best marine life viewing destinations in the world. Whales, dolphins, whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and plenty of beautiful tropical fish call the surrounding waters home, while a terrific range of bird species including Blue-footed Boobies, Reddish Egrets, Great Blue Herons and Yellow-footed Gulls frequent the island’s skies and shores. The island itself is stunning, with magnificent towering cliffs, spectacular sandy bays, amazing lava rock formations, and rock art left by the now-extinct Guaycura and Pericu Indians. There’s even an endemic ring-tailed cat, the babisuri. It’s a remarkable place to explore. We’ll spend the days kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, swimming with sea lions, stand up paddling, bird watching, and exploring hidden lagoons and desert beaches. We have a base camp on one of the island ́s most beautiful beaches that features beautifully decorated walk-in safari-style tents with real beds, lovely linens, bedside tables, lanterns, beach towels, storage space, rugs, chairs, and more. Espiritu Xantus Café is where our on-site chef makes wonderful meals for you every day – and daily happy hour of course - and there are two sun showers and two compost toilet cabañas. We’ll spend the evening of Day 6 at a hotel in La Paz.
Morning: Transfer to Magdelena Bay. About 4 hours of travel. Afternoon: Whale Watching! 3 hours of whale watching after lunch. Photograph and pet the whales! Evening: Dinner and overnight at a local hotel.
Morning: Whale Watching! 3 hours of whale watching after breakfast. Photograph and pet the whales! Afternoon: Return to Todos Santos after lunch. About 4.5 hours. Evening: Farewell Dinner at Michael’s at the Gallery An incredibly delicious meal prepared for you by local artist, sculptor and chef Michael Cope.
Transfer to the airport.
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