Located oceanfront in the colorful little beach town of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Villa Santa Cruz is a boutique hotel that serves as a higher-end destination to the modern beach and surf traveler. At just under an hour’s drive up the Pacific coast from Cabo San Lucas, Villa Santa Cruz offers the tranquility and seclusion of its 20-acre beachfront property and the ability to enjoy all that Cabo has to offer.
The hotel is beautifully constructed and offers 3 general options of accommodations. You can select from rooms and suites in the Main and North Villas, standalone bungalows that are set up for two to four people, and the Tented Ocean Suites. The tent suites are a new addition to Villa Santa Cruz and put a luxurious spin on beach glamping. Each is located beachfront and comes with a private bathroom, shower, and standalone bathtub. The resort also features a jacuzzi and saltwater swimming pool. All accommodations include daily Mexican breakfast and coffee, fine cotton bathrooms, and access to wi-fi.
Dining for all meals is available through their onsite restaurant. The menu boasts all of your classic Baja Mexican dishes. The town of Todos Santos has its own selection of dining options to choose from as well. You’ll have no problem finding a place for margaritas.
The area around Todos Santos has a number of high-quality surf breaks for all levels and abilities. Villa Santa Cruz is just a short 10-minute walk from the world-renowned wave La Pastora. While La Pastora is generally known as a wave for advanced and expert surfers, the waves at Cerritos Beach are more suitable for novice and beginner surfers. San Pedrito is another popular option in the area. At its best, San Pedrito is a barreling a-frame breaking over both reef and sand that would entice anyone on the hunt for perfect waves. With so much coastline to work with, there’s no shortage of options or places to look for waves. Todos Santos and surrounding areas pick up waves throughout the year, with different breaks turning on depending on swell direction.
Surfing services are provided by a local surf shop and school that boasts over a decade of experience in the area. They offer lessons for novices and beginners, coaching for intermediate surfers, and guided trips for those looking for the best waves using local knowledge. They also offer gear to rent or buy as well as a variety of other water activities.
Non-surfing activities include yoga on the roof-top terrace, horseback riding on the beach, kayaking, swimming with sea lions and whale sharks, whale watching tours, and stand-up paddleboarding. The area is also renowned for its fishing. The town of Todos Santos also offers plenty in the form of art galleries, history tours, wine tasting, farmer’s markets, and more. Villas Santa Cruz is also an ideal location to hold retreats, whether it be yoga retreats, surfing retreats, weddings, or any other occasion or theme.
Flights should be made to Los Cabos International Airport in Cabo San Lucas. Villas Santa Cruz can arrange transportation to and from the airport,