Backed by the majestic Sierra de la Laguna mountain range, Todos Santos is a gorgeous coastal town in the Baja California Sur state of Mexico. This town is close to the Tropic of Cancer in the La Paz municipality. With a mix of locals, tourists, spiritualists and surfers, it is one of the most appealing destinations in the country for both tourists and retirees. A lot of people choose this destination to spend their life after retirement because of its relaxed lifestyle, reasonable cost of living, affordable homes, and an array of ecological tourist activities. They can buy a property in this town overlooking the ocean or beachfront at lower prices than some popular places like Cabos San Lucas. Home to several art galleries and vibrant festivals, retirees here are amazed by the variety of cultural activities. It is an ideal place for water sport lovers as it provides them with opportunities to surf, dive, hike, kayak, practice yoga and martial arts. Todos Santos is a fascinating town for many expats where they can enjoy an active social life.
The coastal town of Todos Santos is just a mile away from the Pacific Ocean and nearly 46 miles away from Cabo San Lucas. The beautiful city of La Paz is around 50 miles away reachable via car or taxi. There are several fabulous beaches near this town such as Los Cerritos, San Pedrito, Los Esteros, Batequitos Punta Lobos and La Poza. Pescadores and Los Cerritos are well known day trip destinations for Todos Santos travelers and residents.
Traces of human inhabitation were found in the Todos Santos region even 3000 years ago. Jesuit missionaries colonized this region in 1723 as a mission to convert the locals to the Catholic lifestyle. At that time, this place was known as Santa Rosa de Todos Santos and eventually it was shortened to Todos Santos, which is the current name. With eight sugar mills in full swing, this region was a major sugarcane producer in the late 1800’s. Today it has evolved as a very beautiful art community with several art galleries, historic homes, amazing restaurants, charming streets, and quaint shopping centers. The luxury resorts and elegant hotels in this destination offer comfortable accommodation to travelers.
Todos Santos is an ideal place to enjoy the unique Baja culture. Todos Santos Art festival is very famous which shows the rich culture of the region. Travelers to this majestic tourist spot prefer to take a walk along the main streets of the town to enjoy its architectural charm and experience the rich Mexican culture. With a great artistic history, this beautiful coastal town has famous for its art galleries and festivals. The place is also offers different recreational activities where both locals and expats love to pursuit.
- Pleasant climate · Unspoiled beaches · Friendly people · Many expats from America and Canada · Relaxed lifestyle · Watersports · Ecological tourist activities · Affordable health care.
- Language barrier.