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Baja Wellness Retreat with Canyon Ranch

Trip Length 6 days

From $4,995

  • Wake for expert-led sunrise yoga with panoramic vistas over the ocean, palm trees and mountains
  • Swim with whale sharks, snorkel with tropical fish and have fun surfing and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Delight in delicious Mexican meals prepared by local chefs and fruity cocktails at happy hour

Set out for a wellness retreat in Baja California Sur, amidst palms trees, lush lagoons, towering cliffs, and pristine waters rich in marine wildlife. After a revitalizing session of morning yoga with Canyon Ranch expert yoga instructor, Adrea Richmond, and with 360-degree views, hop on a thrilling boat ride on the Sea of Cortez. Test your surfing and paddling skills, swim with whale sharks and sea lions, marvel at dolphins and manta rays, snorkel with tropical fish, and explore desert beaches. Back at Todos Santos, visit local shops and art galleries, then wrap up the adventure over a mouthwatering Mexican dinner. This trip is offered in collaboration with our friends at Canyon Ranch.

 

About Canyon Ranch

Canyon Ranch is the world’s recognized leader in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and Canyon Ranch® facilities on land and at sea. Since 1979, we have received countless awards and accolades for our innovative approach to health and fitness, and for the serene, relaxing and inspiring spa environments. A Canyon Ranch experience is an immersive exploration of mind-body wellness in a relaxed setting of casual elegance and unsurpassed personal service—where every moment is yours to savor.

 

About Expert Guide Adrea Richmond

Adrea is an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance International and has taught in Spain, Greece, and The United States. She received her certification in Athens, Greece where she spent five months of immersive training. Her classes are a well-balanced blend of a Mediterranean flow, Ancient Indian philosophy, and American flare. She devotes great attention to the musculoskeletal alignment of our bodies and also speaks about the internal benefits of the yoga asanas during sessions. MT Sobek guests can expect to experience a true yoga class beneficial to your mind, body, and soul.

Day 1: Arrive in Todos Santos

Welcome to Baja California Sur! Arrive at the airport in San Jose del Cabo, to meet your guide and transfer to Todos Santos, located 50 miles north of Cabo on the Pacific side of the Baja peninsula. This delightful desert oasis is thick with palms, lush with lagoons, and filled with sea birds. Get settled into your lovely room with ocean views and have a trip briefing and welcome dinner of gourmet tacos prepared by local lawyer-turned-chef Iker Algorri, served on the Los Colibris grounds.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Los Colibris Casitas

Day 2: Yoga on the Sky Deck & Surf at Los Cerritos

Start the day early with yoga on the Los Colibris’ Yoga Sky Deck with Canyon Ranch yoga instructor Adrea Richmond, and majestic views. Follow it up with a terrific breakfast, then take on the waves at Los Cerritos, one of the best surf breaks in Baja. With top surfing instructors, you’re guaranteed to ride the waves—at least for a moment! Have a picnic lunch on the beach. In the evening, head into town for dinner at Landi's, where chef Landi Ortega whips up home-style Mexican dishes. Back at Los Calibris, enjoy a spot of stargazing.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Los Colibris Casitas

Day 3: Cruise the Sea of Cortez to Isla Espiritu Santo

After another sunrise yoga session and breakfast, head to La Paz, get snorkeling gear and wet suits, and on to the boats and out into the Sea of Cortez. Have a stop to swim with whale sharks in the Bay of La Paz, then transfer to another boat for the trip to Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo. Part of Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s one of the world’s top spots to view marine life and a terrific range of bird species that frequent the island’s shores.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 4: Explore Isla Espiritu Santo

Today explore the protected Isla Espiritu Santo, a stunning place with magnificent towering cliffs, spectacular sandy bays, amazing lava rock formations, and rock art left by the now-extinct Guaycura and Pericu indigenous groups. Do some yoga, head out for kayaking, snorkel with colorful tropical fish, swim with sea lions, try out stand-up paddle boarding, spend time birdwatching, or hike to hidden lagoons and desert beaches.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 5: Return to Todos Santos & Explore Town

Feel re-energized by your last morning yoga session on the beach at Camp Cecil. Then, after a wonderful breakfast, take a return boat trip Todos Santos. The afternoon is free to explore this tiny town with its many shops and galleries, home to a diverse community of artists, chefs, fishermen, surfers, and yogis. Enjoy a farewell dinner at La Casita, featuring specialties especially prepared by Chef Sergio Rivera.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 6: Depart from San Jose del Cabo

Say adios to Mexico and transfer to the airport in San Jose del Cabo.

  • Breakfast

Nov 11 - 16, 2018 Special departure with Adrea Richmond, Outdoors Sports Guide with Canyon Ranch

pricing

2018 Prices
$4,995 (6-16 members)
$700 single supplement

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Camp Cecil — Isla Espiritu Santo

Located on the pristine and wildly beautiful Isla Espiritu Santo, part of a national marine park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, this award-winning camp features eight walk-in tents with beds, linens and towels, chairs, bedside tables with lamps, mirrors, and storage areas. The camp chefs serve tasty food throughout the day at the large dining tent with tables, chairs and lounging sofas.

Los Colibris Casitas — Todos Santos, México

Los Colibris Casitas was made for nature lovers seeking beauty and tranquility. Each of its casas and casitas has a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean, a freshwater estuary, and a palm grove oasis to the front, and the Sierra de la Laguna mountains to the side and back. From your casa you can watch the fishermen cast their nets on the beach in the early morning light, wait for the green flash of a magnificent Baja sunset in the late afternoon, and enjoy the vast expanse of a star-filled sky at night. Boogie boards and mountain bikes available for guest use.

  • Wake for expert-led sunrise yoga with panoramic vistas over the ocean, palm trees and mountains
  • Swim with whale sharks, snorkel with tropical fish and have fun surfing and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Delight in delicious Mexican meals prepared by local chefs and fruity cocktails at happy hour

Set out for a wellness retreat in Baja California Sur, amidst palms trees, lush lagoons, towering cliffs, and pristine waters rich in marine wildlife. After a revitalizing session of morning yoga with Canyon Ranch expert yoga instructor, Adrea Richmond, and with 360-degree views, hop on a thrilling boat ride on the Sea of Cortez. Test your surfing and paddling skills, swim with whale sharks and sea lions, marvel at dolphins and manta rays, snorkel with tropical fish, and explore desert beaches. Back at Todos Santos, visit local shops and art galleries, then wrap up the adventure over a mouthwatering Mexican dinner. This trip is offered in collaboration with our friends at Canyon Ranch.

 

About Canyon Ranch

Canyon Ranch is the world’s recognized leader in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and Canyon Ranch® facilities on land and at sea. Since 1979, we have received countless awards and accolades for our innovative approach to health and fitness, and for the serene, relaxing and inspiring spa environments. A Canyon Ranch experience is an immersive exploration of mind-body wellness in a relaxed setting of casual elegance and unsurpassed personal service—where every moment is yours to savor.

 

About Expert Guide Adrea Richmond

Adrea is an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance International and has taught in Spain, Greece, and The United States. She received her certification in Athens, Greece where she spent five months of immersive training. Her classes are a well-balanced blend of a Mediterranean flow, Ancient Indian philosophy, and American flare. She devotes great attention to the musculoskeletal alignment of our bodies and also speaks about the internal benefits of the yoga asanas during sessions. MT Sobek guests can expect to experience a true yoga class beneficial to your mind, body, and soul.

DAILY itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Todos Santos

Welcome to Baja California Sur! Arrive at the airport in San Jose del Cabo, to meet your guide and transfer to Todos Santos, located 50 miles north of Cabo on the Pacific side of the Baja peninsula. This delightful desert oasis is thick with palms, lush with lagoons, and filled with sea birds. Get settled into your lovely room with ocean views and have a trip briefing and welcome dinner of gourmet tacos prepared by local lawyer-turned-chef Iker Algorri, served on the Los Colibris grounds.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Los Colibris Casitas

Day 2: Yoga on the Sky Deck & Surf at Los Cerritos

Start the day early with yoga on the Los Colibris’ Yoga Sky Deck with Canyon Ranch yoga instructor Adrea Richmond, and majestic views. Follow it up with a terrific breakfast, then take on the waves at Los Cerritos, one of the best surf breaks in Baja. With top surfing instructors, you’re guaranteed to ride the waves—at least for a moment! Have a picnic lunch on the beach. In the evening, head into town for dinner at Landi's, where chef Landi Ortega whips up home-style Mexican dishes. Back at Los Calibris, enjoy a spot of stargazing.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Los Colibris Casitas

Day 3: Cruise the Sea of Cortez to Isla Espiritu Santo

After another sunrise yoga session and breakfast, head to La Paz, get snorkeling gear and wet suits, and on to the boats and out into the Sea of Cortez. Have a stop to swim with whale sharks in the Bay of La Paz, then transfer to another boat for the trip to Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo. Part of Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s one of the world’s top spots to view marine life and a terrific range of bird species that frequent the island’s shores.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 4: Explore Isla Espiritu Santo

Today explore the protected Isla Espiritu Santo, a stunning place with magnificent towering cliffs, spectacular sandy bays, amazing lava rock formations, and rock art left by the now-extinct Guaycura and Pericu indigenous groups. Do some yoga, head out for kayaking, snorkel with colorful tropical fish, swim with sea lions, try out stand-up paddle boarding, spend time birdwatching, or hike to hidden lagoons and desert beaches.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 5: Return to Todos Santos & Explore Town

Feel re-energized by your last morning yoga session on the beach at Camp Cecil. Then, after a wonderful breakfast, take a return boat trip Todos Santos. The afternoon is free to explore this tiny town with its many shops and galleries, home to a diverse community of artists, chefs, fishermen, surfers, and yogis. Enjoy a farewell dinner at La Casita, featuring specialties especially prepared by Chef Sergio Rivera.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Camp Cecil

Day 6: Depart from San Jose del Cabo

Say adios to Mexico and transfer to the airport in San Jose del Cabo.

  • Breakfast
lodgings

Camp Cecil — Isla Espiritu Santo

Located on the pristine and wildly beautiful Isla Espiritu Santo, part of a national marine park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, this award-winning camp features eight walk-in tents with beds, linens and towels, chairs, bedside tables with lamps, mirrors, and storage areas. The camp chefs serve tasty food throughout the day at the large dining tent with tables, chairs and lounging sofas.

Los Colibris Casitas — Todos Santos, México

Los Colibris Casitas was made for nature lovers seeking beauty and tranquility. Each of its casas and casitas has a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean, a freshwater estuary, and a palm grove oasis to the front, and the Sierra de la Laguna mountains to the side and back. From your casa you can watch the fishermen cast their nets on the beach in the early morning light, wait for the green flash of a magnificent Baja sunset in the late afternoon, and enjoy the vast expanse of a star-filled sky at night. Boogie boards and mountain bikes available for guest use.

Dates and Pricing

Nov 11 - 16, 2018 Special departure with Adrea Richmond, Outdoors Sports Guide with Canyon Ranch

pricing

2018 Prices
$4,995 (6-16 members)
$700 single supplement

Activity Level Easy to Moderate
Trip Length 6 days

From $4,995

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