Ashley Wick

Rancho Pescadero

Todo Santos

by: Ashley Wick

  • Why

    We had a week to kill in between two weddings in Mexico and it seemed
    like our kind of place.

  • When

    May 2013

  • Who

    Me and my man.

Highs + Lows

  • The hotel is artfully landscaped and promotes privacy. There are plenty of places you can retreat to for a dip, to lounge in the sun, or star gaze…

  • Attention to detail; the hotel has anticipated your every need at the pool – from complimentary sunblock, straw hats and cucumber infused water on tap.

  • It is muy romantic. Don't bring your brother.

  • The rip tides are particularly strong near the hotel and it is not always safe to swim in the ocean.

  • The hotel offers a myriad of activities, but I wish there was more than one yoga class per day.

: 43/50
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  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Baja Boho Chic.

  • Location

    Off the beaten (dusty) path by the beach. A short 15 minute drive from the historic town of Todo Santos.

  • Rooms

    28 rooms

  • Music

    The music by the main pool is streamed Sirius radio. At times, it left something to be desired, but otherwise the hotel is quiet and serene.

  • Year Opened

    November 2009.

  • Designed By

    The owner, Lisa Harper.

  • Pool/Gym

    Two pools, a jacuzzi, a rustic beachside cabana dedicated to spa treatments, fire pit, and a separate yoga studio are the hotel’s main amenities.

  • Restaurant

    Yes. There is one menu whether you dine by the restaurant or the pool.

  • Bar

    Yes. Try their oak-cask aged Tequila.

  • Wifi

    Yes, free!

  • Children

    Sorry kids, you have to be 18 or older.

  • Price

    Pricey for Mexico but worth every peso.

In the Area

At Cerritos beach

Surf

Cerritos Beach, La Paz, Mexico

At Cerritos beach

A farm to table restaurant near Jose los Cabos. Don't leave without trying the pizza or the house’s “healthy” cocktail - a carrot juice margarita

A field trip to Flora Farms

Carretera Transpeninsular San José del Cabo Km. 30, Col. Las Ánimas Bajas, 23407 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico

A farm to table restaurant near Jose los Cabos. Don't leave without trying the pizza or the house’s “healthy” cocktail - a carrot juice margarita

Wander the cobble stone streets, grab a margarita at The Hotel California and stop by Etnica, a little white-washed shop in the historic district of town that sells embroidered blouses, dresses, artisanal leather goods and espadrilles

Visit the town of Todo Santos

Todos Santos, Mexico

Wander the cobble stone streets, grab a margarita at The Hotel California and stop by Etnica, a little white-washed shop in the historic district of town that sells embroidered blouses, dresses, artisanal leather goods and espadrilles

At dusk, the hotel glows in the foreground of a dramatic, mountainous landscape.

Rancho Pescadero

Camino a la Playa, Todos los Santos, Mexico

Must Haves

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