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Bring your besties to Baja to reconnect with nature at Rancho Pescadero, the newest luxury resort in Todos Santos and the perfect spot to explore Baja’s wild beauty. The hotel has a contemporary aesthetic, where style blends with comfort while paying homage to the surrounding ocean-meets-desert landscape.
A stay at Rancho has a wide range of complimentary “discovery” activities that encourage travelers to experience Baja authentically at their own pace. Ceviche-making, sunrise meditations, yoga, sustainability tours, build-your-own bouquet workshops, and aromatherapy at the apothecary are among the experiences offered at no additional charge to guests.
This WedLuxe Experience Includes:
- Stay at Todo Santo’s newest resort, Rancho Pescadero
- Bouquet Design Experience
- Aromatherapy Session at The Apocathery
- Snorkel with Whale Sharks
- Balandra Bay Beach
- Cliff Walk at Punta Lobos
- Desert Triple Waterfall
Day 1: Arrival & Floral Experience
Los Cabos Airport Private Transfer to Hotel Rancho Pescadero
Your private driver will meet you in the arrival hall of Los Cabos International Airport and you will be driven to your hotel.
Your first experience of the trip includes making a bouquet using beautiful flowers and herbs from the on-site garden.
Day 2: Surfing Todos Santos
THE RANCHO YOGA EXPERIENCE – Begin this morning as a Yoga pro, or adopt the mind of a newbie! Breathe, stretch, align, and breathe some more.
SURFING LESSONS After your wellness experience on the property, you can enjoy the beach at Los Cerritos with optional Surfing Lessons and explore the pretty Pueblo Mágico of Todos Santos in a half-day excursion.
To begin, your guide will pick you up from your hotel, and you´ll drive to Los Cerritos together. Soak up the sunshine, take a body board to jump into gentle rolling waves, or relax with some shade under the beach umbrella before enjoying a picnic lunch. Next, it’s time to head to the center of Todos Santos, a historic town with a rich art and culinary scene. Wander the picturesque streets as you learn about the town´s history and architecture from your guide. Upon conclusion, you´ll be driven back to your hotel.
Day 3: Private Whale Shark Snorkeling, Balandra Beach and Mezcalita Class
SNORKELING WITH WHALE SHARKS AND SEA LIONS
The local authorities strictly regulate access to the whale shark observation and snorkeling zone, allowing a maximum of 14 boats at any given time.
Take the awe-inspiring opportunity to snorkel alongside graceful whale sharks before relaxing at Balandra Beach.
Known as the “gentle giants” of the ocean, these fantastic creatures return annually to the coast just off La Paz. Enjoy a short boat ride to the observation zone where the whale sharks come to feed. Along the way, your private naturalist guide will brief you on whale shark ecology and regulations for snorkeling with the largest fish in the world! Get ready for an adventure and grab your snorkel gear to slip in the water with your guide. Take in the breathtaking sight of the whale sharks up close as they glide through the water.
You´ll stop at San Rafaelito, a small outcrop teeming with marine life, including juvenile sea lions. You can jump into the water to snorkel with the pups*, accompanied by your naturalist guide, before continuing to Balandra Bay.
PRIVATE PICNIC AT THE BEACH
Arriving at the beach, enjoy a tasty picnic lunch in stunning surroundings, relax in the sand, explore the nature trails, and snorkel in the crystal water before returning to La Paz by boat; once your whale shark experience is complete, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Later this evening, you will have the opportunity to experience a unique culinary experience at Rancho Pescadero.
Day 4: Sunrise Meditation and Cliff Walk Private Experience
YOGA WITH THE SUNRISE
To start your day today, join the roof-top Yoga Shala to greet the sun and share your gratitude. You will pat yourself on the back for giving yourself such a grand start.
CLIFF WALK EXPERIENCE TO PUNTA LOBOS TO SEE SEA LIONS
The Day Continues with your Cliff Walk half-day experience to Punta Lobos; after breakfast, you will be met at your hotel for 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 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. You will arrive at a quiet beach two to three hours into the walk and enjoy a picnic lunch. There will be time to swim, sunbathe, and enjoy the view. Upon completion of your walk, you will be driven back to your hotel and have the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 5: Desert Triple Waterfall Adventure and Afternoon at Leisure
DESERT CANYON WATERFALL ADVENTURE
Your personal guide will meet you at your hotel at 10 a.m. to start your desert canyon and waterfall adventure. You will begin by walking through the desert canyon with its impressive vistas. Your guide will lead you on the walk, explaining the area’s history and pointing out interesting plants and wildlife.
As you hike, you will come across lush foliage before reaching each of the three waterfalls that give the unusual effect of the gushing water consumed by the thirsty sands.
After a fantastic afternoon playing at the waterfall, you will be driven back to your hotel.
INSTA-WORTHY DINNER UNDER THE STARS
Tonight, you’ll enjoy a farm-to-table dinner under the stars as you bid farewell to Todos Santos and hello to becoming a Mrs.!
Day 6: Departure
Private Transfer to Los Cabos Airport This morning, after breakfast and hotel check out, you will meet your driver in the hotel lobby for a private transfer to Los Cabos (or Laz Paz airport) for your departure flight home.
Images courtesy of Rancho Pescadero