Day 1: Arrivals
April 8: Arrive in Cabo and transfer to Todos Santos which is a 90 minute drive. Move into your lovely Los Colibris casita with fantastic ocean views. Welcome dinner and briefing at the famed Hotel California. (D)
Day 2: surfing, horseback riding & Mexican cooking
April 9: Start your adventure learning how to ride the waves at Los Cerritos, one of the best breaks in Baja. The instructors guarantee that you’ll get up – at least for a few moments! Lunch will be at local restaurant on the beach. Then In the afternoon Todos Santos boasts 70 miles of pristine beach, perfect for a sunset horseback ride before dinner. This evening local lawyer turned chef, Iker Algorri, teaches you Mexican survival cooking! (B,L,D)
Day 3: Cliff Walk & Beach Time
April 10: Begin the morning with a cliff walk followed by and afternoon at the beach with a picnic lunch. The walk will take roughly 3.5 hours round trip. View the terrific scenery featuring sea lions, birds, whales and cactus. Lunch is served on a pristine, palm-ringed beach. You'll have plenty of time for swimming and relaxation until you need to return for dinner at Landi's. Landi's is known for it's traditional homestyle Mexican cuisine and is sure to delight. (B,L,D)
Days 4-6: Sea Lions & Glamping on isla espiritu
April 11-13: 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 ringtailed cat, the babisuri. It’s a remarkable place to explore.
You'll spend the days kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, swimming with sea lions, stand up paddle boarding, bird watching, checking out cave art, and exploring hidden lagoons and desert beaches.There is 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 the on-site chef makes wonderful meals for you every day – and daily happy hour of course. there are also two sun showers and two compost toilet cabañas. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Return to Todos Santos
April 13: In the afternoon you will return to todos santos at your leisure. a farewell dinner will be served at michael's at the gallery. this meal is prepared by local artist, sculptor and chef Michael cope. Michael and pat Cope opened the gallery in 1994. they were the first gallery in Southern Baja and now feature 15 different artists. (B,L,D)