Baja’s Secret Bed and Breakfasts and Boutique Hotels

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Baja’s Secret Bed and Breakfasts and Boutique Hotels gives you the opportunity to enjoy Baja California, off the beaten path visiting waterfalls, whale watching, and stargazing.

This customizable itinerary gives you the opportunity to enjoy Baja California, off the beaten path, in style and comfort. With visits to unique, boutique properties  in the peaceful seaside city of La Paz and Todos Santos.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Sierra Laguna –  Join a magnificent walk through a desert canyon in which we encounter three delightful waterfalls

Sea of Cortez – Explore this virgin wilderness on a day trip or go for a multi-day overnight adventure, camping on solitary beaches and hiking up to enjoy sunsets across the seascapes below

Todos Santos – Spend time in this Mexican Magical Town populated by artists and ex-pat where the quaint an friendly atmosphere accompanies the large waves and laid back approach to life

Isla Espiritu Santo  – Visit this protected island for a chance to kayak and swim with sea lions and then visit various lagoons popular for whale watching

Pacific Lagoons – Visit the amazing breeding grounds of the Pacific Gray Whales during their annual migration

Under the Stars – Be led on a guided astronomical tour with mythology included

Day 1: Arrival to La Paz (No Meals)

Bienvenidos! Airport pickup and transfer to La Paz on the Sea of Cortes. Check in to your lovely boutique hotel . Stroll the streets and dinner on the town of this peaceful seaside city.
Overnight: Posada de las Flores

Day 2: Private Experience to Isla Espiritu Santo (B,L)

We will meet at the departure point (central office) at 8:30 am. After boarding the boat, our guides will give you a small briefing about the trip as we head out from the Bay of La Paz. After roughly 1.5 hours, we arrive at the sea lion colony for our first stop. You’ll have plenty of time to swim, snorkel and interact with the playful sea lions in the company of your guide. We then climb back on board to navigate around the island in search of a pristine beach where you will be treated with a scrumptious meal (special needs and dietary restrictions will be taken into account). On the beach, guides will give a talk about the natural history of the island, plants and mangroves, and you’ll be able to ask all the questions you like. Kayak around the bay, relax, or take a nature hike before happy hour.
Overnight: Posada de las Flores

Day 3: Private Whale Watching Guided Adventure to Lopez Mateos in Bahia Magdalena 2D/1N

Early today after hotel Check out and breakfast you will escape to Magdalena Bay on an overnight adventure to see the amazing gray whales that travel to these protected waters to mate and calve.

Your guide will meet you at your hotel early in the morning with snacks and fresh fruit for a private transfer to Magdalena Bay along the way learn some of the natural history of the region. Arriving to Puerto López Mateos we check in to the hotel before boarding the skiff to head out into the bay in search of whales. Your naturalist guide will share their knowledge of these magnificent creatures and the story of their incredible yearly migration. Enjoy a sundowner in the dunes overlooking the Pacific before returning to your hotel.

Overnight: Mangrove Inn.
Note: Whale Watching Experience Available: from February to March

Day 4: Whale Watching in Lopez Mateos and Transfer to La Paz

After a good night’s rest get up early and watch Magdalena Bay come to life and you will see why it is known as the jewel of the Pacific. After a hot breakfast we will head back out into the Bay to search for friendly whales. Head back to the hotel for lunch before boarding your private transfer back to La Paz, full of amazing memories from Magdalena Bay!
Overnight: Posada de la Flores

Day 5: Private Transfer to Todos Santos & Afternoon City Tour (B,L)

Today after breakfast and hotel Check out you will venture across the peninsula to the Pacific Coast and settle in to the well kept secret Posada La Poza.

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 afternoon excursion 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.

subject to availability we may also visit the studios of working artists who make their homes in – and gain their inspiration from — Todos Santos. We will finish up our tour at the fabled Hotel California where you can just enjoy the ambiance or stay for a drink or a meal.

Overnight: Posada La Poza

Day 6: Private Cliff Walk (B,L)

You will be met at your hotel at 9am and driven to Punta Lobos to start your private morning cliff walk. Punta Lobos is where the fishermen of Todos Santos launch their boats each morning and bring in their daily catch in the afternoon. Your guide will lead you along the cliff walk, passing an eclectic combination of desert and seascapes. Heading to an active sea lion colony you will have a chance to see the creatures in their natural habitat, and you will also pass the ruins of an old Baja California shipping port called Los Algodones.

As you walk your guide will offer an in-depth commentary on the history of the area and the large variety of flora and fauna found there. Two to three hours into the walk you will arrive at a quiet beach, where you will enjoy a picnic lunch. Here there will also be time to explore the marsh area that is abundant in birdlife, or to swim, sunbathe and take in the view.

Upon completion of your walk you will be driven back to your hotel.
Overnight: Posada La Poza

Day 7: Day at Leisure in Todos Santos (B)

Today, you’ll have plenty of time to relax by the salt water pool, enjoy the outdoor workout area, row on a freshwater lagoon, and take bikes into town to explore on your own this charming fishing village / ex-pat artists’ colony, or beach-comb the miles of secluded beaches. After freshening up, enjoy your late evening and dinner in one of the many fine eateries in town.

Overnight: Posada La Poza

Day 8: Private Transfer to Ariport

Transfer to La Paz airport for onward flight back home or join us to a Copper Canyon extension.

Dates

Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.

Prices

Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Please note, our pricing guideline is a starting from price and is not necessarily applicable to the suggested hotels contained within the suggested itineraries on this web site. Itineraries are customized prior to final pricing.