Baja Wellness Retreat with Canyon Ranch

Overview

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, the world's recognized leader in healthy living and luxury wellness vacations.

  • Wake for 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

  • Arrive: San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Depart: San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Group Size: 6-16 Guests
  • Minimum Age: 18 Years Old

Itinerary

  • Day01

    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.

  • Day02

    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.

    • Accommodation: Los Colibris Casitas
    • Activity: Yoga, surfing, & cultural touring
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day03

    Cruise the Sea of Cortez to Isla Espiritu Santo

    After 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.

    • Accommodation: Camp Cecil
    • Activity: Snorkeling & swimming
    • Transportation: 1-2-hour boat transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day04

    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.

    • Accommodation: Camp Cecil
    • Activity: Yoga, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, & stand-up paddle boarding
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day05

    Return to Todos Santos & Explore the 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.

    • Accommodation: Los Colibris Casitas
    • Activity: Yoga & cultural touring
    • Transportation: 1-2-hour boat transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day06

    Depart from San Jose del Cabo

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

    • Transportation: 1.5-hour private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast
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Why take this trip with us?

Reason #01

This MT Sobek retreat includes the assistance of an expert Canyon Ranch yoga instructor at Los Colibris and on Isla Espiritu Santo.

Reason #02

Bilingual naturalist guides, who are all certified Wilderness First Responders, guide travelers on forays into nature.

Reason #03

You can join a variety of activities on Isla Espiritu Santo, a national marine park and part of a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site.

Meet Our Guides

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.

What To Expect

  • Activities

    Yoga sessions, marine wildlife encounters, birdwatching, kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and stargazing.

  • Lodging

    Three nights at the boutique Los Colibris Casitas bookend the trip, with two nights at the award-winning upscale Camp Cecil thrown in.

  • Climate

    Baja experiences hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures in Mexico surpass 120°F in summer, but cool to the 80's in autumn.

FAQ

  • Who will meet me on arrival in San Jose del Cabo

    Your trip leader will pick you up at the airport in San Jose del Cabo on Day 1 and transfer you to Todos Santos, located 50 miles north of Cabo on the Baja peninsula.

  • What is the camping like?

    We call this "glamping". Our campsite features eight walk-in tents with beds, linens and towels, chairs, bedside tables with lamps, mirrors, and storage areas.

  • What kind of yoga will we be doing?

    A well-balanced blend of a Mediterranean flow, Ancient Indian philosophy, and American flare.

  • Do I need to bring my own yoga mat?

    No, we will provide yoga mats and any props necessary.

  • Can I still go on this trip if I have never practiced yoga before?

    Yes, all are welcome on this trip from yoga novices to experienced yogis.

  • Is this exclusively a yoga trip?

    No, the beauty of this trip is that it combines yoga sessions with marine wildlife encounters, birdwatching, kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and stargazing for a well-rounded and balanced trip.

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$4,995.00 Price per person

Additional Cost

  • $700.00 Single Supplement

Price Includes

  • Expert leadership from experienced adventure guides
  • Expert yoga instruction from Canyon Ranch Yoga Instructor
  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • Potable water and snacks throughout
  • All tips and gratuities for support staff with the exception of your lead adventure guide(s)
  • All necessary camping/yoga/SUP/surfing/etc. gear
  • All group entrance fees, activities, and ground transportation
  • Arrival and departure day group airport transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • International airfare, any airport taxes, or excess baggage charges
  • Optional tips to your lead adventure guides
  • Optional tips to your yoga instructor
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, phone calls, laundry, or souvenirs
  • Airport transfers if arriving outside of the group transfer
  • Travel protection other than the basic medical and evacuation protection noted above

Testimonials

  • "I have traveled extensively around the world. The experience with MT Sobek was by far the best I have ever had. Thank you for such excellence."

    Marianne W.

    MT Sobek Guest

  • "Traveling with MT Sobek is like gaining a new set of close friends that have shared an incredible experience together."

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