Hotel San Cristóbal: Now Reopened for Maximum Enjoyment

In Baja, Live by Ali Madrazo

This hotel is undoubtedly one of the greatest jewels of Mexico, since its unique location in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, together with its contemporary architecture and colorful design makes it the perfect destination for those who want to spend a special vacation in one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Visiting Hotel San Cristóbal is to travel back in time to feel the atmosphere of Baja in the 70s, and at the same time to pause and contemplate the simple beauties of life. It was designed by renowned Texas Architecture firm Lake|Flato in collaboration with Texas based hospitality company Bunkhouse; its 32 beachfront rooms and public spaces feature both indoor and outdoor experiences, all which overlook picturesque Punta Lobos and the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains. 

We´ve got interesting news directly from Todos Santos, which will be very useful if you are thinking of making a trip to this fabulous paradise. 

Enjoy your meal at Benno.

Mexican Chef Dahli La Peña and well-known Austin Chef Lou Lambert are the fascinating minds behind Benno, the hotel’s oceanfront restaurant inspired by the flavors of Baja with a Mediterranean sensibility. Last summer the spot received a light renovation, adding stunning pieces such as wood work from Rene Nieto, a Mexican artist based in Puebla, along with black and white Equipale furniture, in addition to Oaxacan textiles and new lighting. You may also now notice “fish scale” tiles in shades of blue throughout the space, which give the restaurant such a refreshing touch. From the fish that is bought every day from the fishermen of Punta Lobos, to the beautiful products sourced locally, the menu highlights the freshest ingredients from the region and season. 

Renew yourself with the STAY WELL package. 

Taking care of yourself is important for the hotel staff, so now, when you book a room at Hotel San Cristóbal for five or more nights, you will receive a one hour-long private yoga practice tailored to your needs and a mindfulness meditation session that will leave you feeling restored. The meditation session consists of a twenty-minute guided meditation followed by a mindfulness discussion, led by Yoga and Meditation Programmer Teddi Dean Bennett. The yoga practice is moldable to your individual needs, with options to add breathwork and meditation. Choose between Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, restorative, or create your own combination with instructor Emelie Eldridge of Northern Lights Healing.

Don’t miss out on the most enriching caminata.

Do not forget to book one of the experiences that you will like the most while your stay at Hotel San Cristóbal. A complimentary weekly hike exploring the varying terrain of Todos Santos, where mountains, ocean, and desert coexist beautifully, led by the knowledgeable concierge, who will be happy to share the best talks and information about this spectacular and apparently hidden place.

Photos by Nick Simonite, courtesy of Hotel San Cristóbal. 

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