Considered the jewel of the Sea of Cortez, Isla Espiritu Santo is an unspoiled island paradise, home only to an abundance of spectacular wildlife. Explore hidden lagoons and desert beaches on this brand-new private luxury camping adventure! Spend days paddling, playing, and glamping along the island's beautiful coastline, gliding through sparking azure water rich with marine life. Snorkeling, swimming, hiking, and unwinding are on tap here, as are camp evenings filled with delicious meals and endless stargazing. This trip showcases Baja at its very best.
Paddle to pristine beaches and hidden coves on this blissful kayaking adventure-a favorite winter escape!
Get up close to marine life including playful sea lions and majestic dolphins
Glamp beachside on soft white sand, be dazzled by azure waters and starry night skies, and bookend your adventure in stylish boutique hotels
Meet your guide and transfer to Todos Santos on the Pacific side of the Baja peninsula, a pueblo thick with palms, lush with lagoons and home to seemingly endless miles of pristine beach. Todos Santos is also home to five of the seven turtle species found in the world and host to surf breaks that make the town one of the best surfing destinations on the Cape. Settle into lodgings at Los Colibris Casitas and enjoy a gourmet welcome dinner and trip briefing outlining the activities and adventures to come.
This morning, get the snorkeling gear and wet suits in La Paz, then board the boats out into the Sea of Cortez. Arrive at Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo - a National Marine Park, and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore one of the best marine life viewing destinations in the world. Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, swimming with sea lions, stand up paddle boarding, bird watching, and exploring hidden lagoons and desert beaches.
Choose the activities that you enjoy most: paddle board among sea turtles, snorkel with sea lions, spot some whales, or be on the lookout for Blue-footed Boobies, Reddish Egrets, Great Blue Herons and Yellow-footed Gulls; as well as the sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins and beautiful tropical fish that call the surrounding waters home.
Enjoy a morning filled with snorkeling, kayaking and/or paddle boarding, then head back to shore. If time permits, make a stop at La Gaviota to check out the Blue-footed Booby rookery, then return to Todos Santos to check back into Los Colibris Casitas to enjoy a delicious farewell dinner prepared by our private chef.
Make the 90-minute return trip from Todos Santos to San Jose del Cabo to depart for home.
MT Sobek has been leading active adventures in Baja since 1997, always working closely with local experts on Isla Espiritu Santo to tread carefully and maintain the pristine environment.
This is expertly crafted 5-day adventure blends kayaking and island exploration with ample opportunities for rest and relaxation. It's perfect for the short-on-time traveler.
You can join a variety of activities on Isla Espiritu Santo, a national marine park and part of a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site.
Our expert guides and trip leaders are truly the key to our trips' success. Many are locals who live in-country year-round; others have made it their second home—all are passionate, enthusiastic and endlessly knowledgeable. Meet a few of the guides that might be on your trip.
Kayaking through an island paradise, swimming, snorkeling, marine wildlife encounters, and plenty of opportunities to unplug and recharge.
Four nights glamping at Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo and bookend the trip with comfy nights at boutique hotels, including Los Colibris Casitas.
Baja experiences hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures in Mexico surpass 120°F in summer, but cool to the 80°s in autumn.
We will kayak in calm waters, close to shore. We will not kayak if conditions are unsafe.
Our pace will be easy, but strong headwinds will require more upper body strength. We recommend that you prepare physically for this adventure.
Yes! You will be able to spy on sea turtles, octopuses, reef fish and dolphins.
The weather from November through April is generally perfect, with highs during the day in the mid to upper 70s and lows at night in the upper 50s to mid-60s.
All United States citizens and permanent residents visiting Mexico must have a valid US passport and/or permanent residency card to enter the country.
We offer this trip on a private basis with seasonal departure dates that offer great flexibility (pending availability). Click below to request dates and an MT Sobek Regional Specialist will be in touch to help organize your private adventure.
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