Historical Tour of Todos Santos

Historical Tour of Todos Santos

Historical Tour of
Todos Santos
The past comes to life on this interesting and entertaining tour!
Todos Santos has a rich and varied history, from the early missionaries, through the booming sugar years, through its current incarnation as an artists’ colony, agricultural center, and surfing hotspot.

On this guided tour we will visit many of the historic homes and buildings throughout town, learning fascinating stories of the global forces and colorful personalities that brought these buildings into existence and shaped Todos Santos over the years.

We will also visit the studios of working artists who make their homes in – and gain their inspiration from — Todos Santos.

Duration

  • Half Day

Price in USD

  • 2 + guests: $45/person
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Bilingual history guide
  • Entry into buildings

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Snacks
  • Water bottle

Watercolor with Isabel

Watercolor with Isabel

Watercolor with Isabel

Explore and understand the beauty of Baja through art.

Isabel von Zastrow is a local artist in Todos Santos who specializes in watercolors and painted ceramics.

Originally from Kenya, she traveled the world as a professional kiteboarder until settling in beautiful Baja. Coming from a longline of artists and painters, she dives into painting meditation with simplicity and presence in each piece of work.

Classes:
All ages and levels are welcome as we explore the beautiful area of Todos Santos. Classes are offered in the town studio or plein air. These painting classes will guide you to see and understand your muse, how to mix colors, and apply the layers to make your work of art.

By learning about water movement and brush technique, you will be painting in no time!

You can even opt to turn your masterpiece into a pack of greeting cards before you leave (extra cost for this service).

Duration

  • Half Day

Price in USD

  • Town studio: $25/person/hour
  • Plein Air: $50/person/2.5 hours. Min 2, max 4 in group
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Inspiring guidance from the artist
  • All tools and materials
  • Your very own piece of art to bring home!

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Snacks
  • Water bottle

The Todos Santos Taco Crawl

The Todos Santos Taco Crawl

The Todos Santos Taco Crawl
Fish tacos. Fish tacos. Fish tacos. Fish tacos!
Todos Santos has a well-deserved reputation as a food lover’s paradise, so there is really no better place to indulge in Baja California Sur’s greatest contribution to world cuisine: the fish taco!

During this epic taco tour our local insider guides will take you to several of their favorite local joints to sample not only fish tacos, but other types of tacos drawing on the area’s bounties of land and sea. You might find several different types of ceviche out there too!

Duration

  • Half Day

Price in USD

  • 2 + guests: $75/person
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Bilingual taco foodie guide
  • Transportation in our yellow VW van/combi when available –the ultimate Baja buggy!
  • Stops at 4 different taco / ceviche places with one dish per stop

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • An appetite!

Todos Santos Art & Shopping

Todos Santos Art & Shopping

Todos Santos Art & Shopping
An in-depth local’s tour of Todos Santos!
This is wonderful tour for your first day in town as we’ll give you a great orientation to the art galleries, shops, and restaurants that you may want to frequent during the rest of your stay.

Since the late 1970s when renowned Taos artist Charles Stewart first set up his studio in Todos Santos, the town has been a mecca for artists attracted to the amazing light quality in the area (similar to what the Impressionists loved about southern France) and the wonderful lifestyle.

On this tour we’ll visit the galleries of several working artists in town, covering a range of mediums from paint to clay, to mosaics to silver. Along the way we’ll point out some of our favorite shops for different items that may be on your list, then you can revisit later at your leisure. Chefs are another group of artists that have been attracted to Todos Santos and during this tour we’ll also point out and brief you on some of our many favorites dining options that you can sample in town.

Duration

  • Half Day

Price in USD

  • 2 + guests: $45/person
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Bilingual art/shopping guide
  • Entry into artist studios

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • A shopping bag!

Mexican Cooking Class

Mexican Cooking Class

Mexican Cooking Class
A hands-on experience with food, drink, and plenty of fun!
Prepare yourself for a great time! Local lawyer turned chef Iker Algorri, author of Cooking Adventures in Baja and chef-in-residence at Los Colibris Casitas, leads this wonderful Mexican Survival Cooking Class.

The emphasis is on having as much fun as possible, learning to make the perfect margarita, and gaining the skill to make some truly delicious Mexican dishes following Chef Iker’s cooking philosophy, the Magnificence of Simplicity.

You’ll also probably learn about some great Latin music you’ve never heard before. But be warned – dancing often known to follow this class!

Duration

  • Full Evening

Price in USD

  • 2 + guests: $75/person
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Make the perfect margarita (secret ingredient revealed!)
  • Learn how to make tortilla chips and the best guacamole ever
  • Make a typical Mexican dinner entree- you can ask for something you would particularly like to make or allow the chef to decide
  • Eat and drink everything that you make!

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • An appetite!
  • Comfortable footwear
  • A notebook to jot down recipes

Camp Cecil de la Sierra

Camp Cecil de la Sierra

Camp Cecil de la Sierra

Glamping in the Sierra Laguna Mountains
Camp Cecil de la Sierra is a luxury tent camp in the mango and grapefruit grove of a local ranching family in the Sierra La Laguna Biosphere Reserve of Baja California Sur, close to the town of Todos Santos. The camp highlights both the cultural and natural heritage of the Sierras. The family is an integral part of the experience, providing all the meat, cheese, and tortillas for the camp, teaching guests how to make traditional food and crafts, and acting as guides in the reserve.

The accommodations are beautifully decorated walk-in tents with real beds, linens, rugs, bedside tables, lamps, mirrors, chairs, towels, and rocking chairs on the patio. Activities include beautiful hikes in the reserve with spectacular views, swimming in watering holes and picnicking by waterfalls. There is fantastic birding in the mornings, amazing star gazing at night, and many opportunities to interact with the rancheros. A unique and authentic experience guaranteed!

Duration

  • 3 days/2 nights (2-night minimum stay)

Price in USD

  • 2+ guests: $225 pp/per night
  • Child 12 and younger sharing with 2 adults: $150 pp/per night
  • Single Supplement: $100 pp/per night
(*A 16% IVA tax will be added to final price)

Includes

  • Bilingual naturalist guide/professionally licensed driver who is a certified Wilderness First Responder, NOM-9 graduate and Leave No Trace certified
  • Pickup at your hotel or meeting place in Todos Santos
  • All meals from lunch on day one through breakfast on final day
  • Daily happy hour
  • Hiking, birding, star gazing, camp activities
  • Cultural activities with ranchers including tortilla making and cheese making
  • Accommodations in beautifully decorated walk-in tents with real beds, lovely linens, rugs, lamps, tables

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Going Green

  • This trip is carbon neutral
  • No single-use plastics are used
  • All organic waste is composted and all eligible materials are recycled

Tomorrow's Air

Carbon removal from our atmosphere is essential in addressing the world's climate crisis. We are a proud carbon capture education partner with Tomorrow's Air and have supported the removal of one ton of carbon dioxide from the air. Learn more!

What to Bring

  • Reef-friendly sunblock
  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Packing list provided in itinerary

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