Why Travel to Todos Santos? News from Paradero Hotels

February 11th, 2022

Since opening in February 2021, Paradero Hotels has set a new bar for luxury tourism in Baja California Sur. Its striking architecture, pilgrimage-worthy restaurant, distinct landscapes, and roster of one-of-a-kind activities have drawn travelers far and wide and furthered Paradero’s mission to serve the local community. With new series and pop-up events launching frequently—from musical performances to wellness weekends—Paradero continues to deliver extraordinary experiences while highlighting the region’s very best.

New Culinary Experience

The restaurant at Paradero is a destination in its own right, with an elevated open-fire kitchen turning out creative, inventive dishes with a sense of place and continuously innovating the menu to take local flavors and regional techniques to new heights.

This month, Paradero is launching a new Omakase Bar, with flavors and ingredients inspired by the Indigenous Pericú people, the first inhabitants of the Los Cabos region. The Pericú—whose culture and language disappeared in the 18th century—primarily turned toward the sea for sustenance, catching fish and shellfish from the Gulf of California, as well as harvesting agave and hunting local game.

The Omakase experience will consist of 5-6 courses plus drinks, and the chef and team will guide guests through the culinary journey, speaking to the significance of each course. The experience starts at $135 USD + tax + service, per person, and lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

At Paradero, simple, elevated dishes are made up of a maximum of 5 ingredients, all of which are grown in-house or sourced from family farms and other local purveyors in Todos Santos. Guests sit around the open-air kitchen and watch the culinary team prepare dishes over an authentic Oaxacan clay and Josper wood-fired ovens and a traditional hibachi grill.

New Winter Offer

In celebration of its first anniversary (February 2022), Paradero is offering guests a choice of amenities along with a special rate when booking a minimum two-night stay this winter. Guests who act on the exclusive offer will also receive perks including a 30-minute neck massage (one per person, per stay) or a three-course chef’s menu dinner for two—plus complimentary on-the-go Mexican breakfast (one per person, per day). The anniversary offer is valid for new bookings until March 31, 2022. Rates start at $550 per night. All bookings are subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. The offer cannot be combined with other packages.

Why Todos Santos?

Located less than 50 miles from San Jose del Cabo Airport, Todos Santos is a bohemian surf town with astounding natural beauty, a red-hot culinary scene, and 355 days of sunshine per year. The town, which has been designated a Pueblo Mágico and an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, boasts a variety of distinct landscapes—from cacti-covered forests and unspoiled Pacific Coast beaches to the imposing Sierra La Laguna Mountain range—drawing adventure travelers from all over the world. The options for outdoor activities are limitless: surfing, biking, hiking, birdwatching, horseback riding, farming, fishing, whale watching, and the list goes on.

In recent years, the town has also gained recognition as one of Mexico’s most exciting culinary destinations, with a wave of new restaurants capitalizing on the area’s Mediterranean climate, rich culinary traditions, and active community of ranchers and farmers. In addition to the restaurant at Paradero, other standouts include the beachside Barracuda Cantina, which was featured in Netflix’s Taco Chronicles, and Hierbabuena, a plant-based eatery helmed by celebrity chef Javier Plascencia.

Weddings and Honeymoons

When it comes to destination weddings, Paradero has it all—breathtaking landscapes, an expert team of planners and local vendors, an impressive array of venues, and a robust roster of activities to keep guests active and entertained. Paradero’s convenient location, just over an hour drive from the Los Cabos International Airport, celebrates the raw beauty of its surroundings: cacti-covered forests, coastal mountains, tidy rows of farming fields, and virgin Pacific Coast beaches.

Paradero offers four distinct on-site venues and can accommodate up to 150 wedding guests. Enjoy a sunset reception at the half-moon pool, say your vows against a backdrop of green mountains or in the serene open-air Ojo de Agua Spa, and throw a party to remember in the flower garden or botanical amphitheater. With plenty of open space and wide-open skies, wedding parties are free to move around as they please.

Buyouts are available for 80 guests total and require a minimum of 3 nights. Rates are not fixed and depend on seasonality and demand.


Paradero is an 80 percent landscape project, 20 percent development project. The on-site botanical garden features 80 endemic species including red sand verbena and Mojave yucca. More than 20,000 plants are oriented in a way that promotes maximum growth and vitality.

The property is located within the 75-year-old La Mesa farming community, an agricultural area comprising 160 acres of family-owned farms. Paradero is committed to working with the community to stimulate economic development, drive meaningful employment opportunities, and deliver extraordinary guest experiences. By immersing guests in nature, Paradero instills reverence towards the land. By employing local hands, there is generations worth of knowledge and storytelling.

Single-use plastics are prohibited at the property, and the restaurant sources ingredients locally, from farmers, fishermen, and other purveyors who embrace sustainable practices and techniques. The property hires locally and is proud to support craftspeople and makers across Mexico.


To arrive in Todos Santos is to be thrust into the elements—the warm sun, the dusty trails, the sea breeze, and the starry skies. And the immersion only continues the moment guests arrive through the doors. Activities have been designed to re-center guests in nature, rekindling their childlike sense of adventure, while serving as a gateway to the Paradero lifestyle.

Among the experiences on offer include surfing at Cerritos or San Pedrito beach, guided hiking and mountain biking along the bluffs of the Pacific coast, hands-on farming tutorials, Baja taco tours, ocean safaris and fishing expeditions, cooking classes, cliffside champagne and burrito tastings, and yoga and fitness.

Local guides are passionate about delivering outdoor experiences that combine physical challenge and intellectual stimulation with a heavy dose of “wow” factor. Guides quickly assess skill and comfort levels, customizing each adventure to keep guests safe, smiling, and eager for more.  In order to have an authentic Todos Santos experience, guests are encouraged to try myriad experiences that are available in a small group setting (maximum of four- to six-guests) during morning and afternoon sessions. Activities are also available for private reservations, for an additional cost.


Paradero Hotels believes in the importance of daily movement, which is promoted through the lineup of diverse Experiences, which range from hikes and fitness classes to surfing and mountain biking. Fresh, seasonal dishes at the restaurant help drive a 360-degree wellness experience.

Shaded by almost 100 locally grown palm trees and other endemic species, the Ojo de Agua Spa is a wellness oasis and a healing space inspired by secret watering holes that coexist between Sierra La Laguna and the Pacific. The focus is on ancient Mexican healing traditions like sound healing and Temazcal ceremonies.  Hot and cold plunge pools and a relaxation area round out the offerings.

Travel Regulations

Travelers to Mexico are not subject to entry restrictions nor are they obligated to quarantine or complete a COVID test prior to arrival. Upon return to the U.S., all air passengers coming to the U.S., including U.S. citizens and fully vaccinated travelers, are required to have a negative COVID-19 antigen test result no more than a calendar day before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months before they board a flight to the United States.

American Airlines, Delta, Eastern Airlines, Southwest, United Airlines, and WestJet are among the carriers that offer direct service from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Houston, Denver and New York City to San Jose del Cabo Airport (SJD). Recently, JetBlue, Spain’s Iberojet, and Canada’s Swoop and Flair Airlines also announced direct service to SJD. Paradero can coordinate private transfers to/from the hotel.



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