Where to Stay in Baja California
If the spectacular beaches, mystical desert setting and exciting things to do in Baja are not enough to make you jump on a plane, our guide of where to stay in Baja certainly will!
Los Cabos, La Paz or Todos Santos?
There is a great variety of sublime hotels and resorts in Baja California. It all depends on what kind of traveller you are. If you are more laid back, then La Paz is for you. Looking for luxury? The big brand all-inclusive resorts of Los Cabos will be the destination for you. If you favour trendy boutique hotels then head for Todos Santos.
Starting with Los Cabos:
Esperanza, an Auberge Resort
First on our list of where to stay in Baja is the Esperanza. This resort faces the turquoise water of the Sea of Cortez in Punta Ballena. Comprised of 32 suites, each beautifully decorated with local art and handcrafted furniture. But its unique spa is pure bliss with special therapies and also offers a variety of complementary yoga and fitness classes.
Viceroy Los Cabos
This ultra-modern resort definitely stands out from the crowd. Surrounded by Colonial-styled neighbouring properties, the Viceroy with its futuristic look, clean lines and polished glass will have your thinking you have just boarded a spaceship. The Viceroy offers impeccable service and the minimalist style and futuristic vibe will impress. Especially when you reach the world-class fitness centre and the sophisticated spa worth visiting not only for the exceptional treatments but the original soothing architecture which is a treat in itself.
Don’t be fooled by the name, the Eagles didn’t sing about this Hotel Calfornia! Nonetheless this iconic hotel won’t disappoint you. Located right in the heart of Todos Santos, Hotel California offers spacious rooms nicely decorated in typical vibrant Mexican colours, and local art, with lovely Egyptian cotton linen and delicate amenities.
The Hotelito is a real gem, recently featured in Architectural digest for its contemporary Mexican architecture and unique design. Each room (casita) is finely decorated with high quality linen, and precious art works. It’s not only stylish and exquisite to look at, but also super comfortable. Every casita has its own terrace equipped with hammocks and chairs. A delicious breakfast which is included in the room rate, is served on the lovely patio.
Hotel San Cristobal
Named after Saint Christopher, the patron saint of travellers, sailors and surfers. Hotel San Cristóbal Baja is a luxury beach hotel popular among the boho crowd for its authenticity and charming boutique feel.
It has 32 rooms and suites designed to match the natural beauty of the surroundings. It offers total comfort and relaxation with spectacular views over the ocean. The hotel’s restaurant and bar, Benno, offers a taste of the cosmopolitan culinary scene of Baja with a delicate fusion of Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine.
Posada Las Flores
Next on our list of where to stay in Baja is Posado Las Flores. One of the best boutique hotels in La Paz, located right in front of the Promenade and facing the beautiful bay, this little gem features authentic Mexican style. The beautiful spacious rooms are decorated with wooden floors, antiques and local art bestowing a romantic old feel and yet providing comfort and relax with the finest and modern amenities.
Finally on our list of where to stay in Baja California is Hotel Catedral. Conveniently situated in the heart of the La Paz historical centre next to the cathedral. Hotel Catedral offers travellers a chic, modern vibe with elegant yet minimalist rooms. The roof top terrace and bar offers breathtaking views over the city roofs and the sea. It attracts locals and tourists alike who come for an aperitif and to watch the spectacular sunset.
We hope we have inspired you to plan a trip to Baja! Be sure to check out our Guide to Baja for everything you need to know including things to do in Baja. If you make it there, we would love to see your photos. Be sure to tag us #granluchito!