Baja Glamping Family Adventure

  • Overview
    Starts at



    7 days

    Activity Level


    Active trips revolve around multi-sport activities that keep your family outside and having fun! Your family will spend more time interacting with the elements and exploring than sitting on a beach or inside of a museum. These activities are not always physically demanding but they can be and do require a basic level of fitness.

    7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

    Looking for sun-dazed afternoons in the sand? Kayaking and snorkeling with sea lions? This active family adventure gets you to Baja California for a family-focused glamping experience and beach vacation. Hiking, horseback riding, lounging and more await – expect to spot plenty of whales, sea turtles and bird life along the way!

    Glamp on a Golden-Sand Beach

    The Isla del Espiritu Santo’s picture-perfect coastlines and star-filled sky are a time-tested spot for family-focused glamorous camping. The island’s flora, fauna, trails and marine adventure make it great for everything else.

    Soak in the Surf and Sun

    Baja California’s desert beaches and beautiful waters make it a serene place for outdoor adventure. Snorkel with sea lions and plentiful marine life, hike rocky clifftops overlooking the ocean and get on the water via kayak or stand-up paddleboard. There’s time to do everything! Or time to do nothing, your choice.

    Learn to Surf in Los Cerritos

    Learn to master the waves with a professional instructor and his guaranteed flawless method for getting up on a surf board. With small waves that crash close to the shore, you’ll be hanging ten and earning bragging rights in no time!

    Horseback Ride on the Beach

    Trot down the beach with your experienced guide as they tell you about Baja’s ranching culture and some of the area’s wildlife. You’ll see plenty of wildlife along the way as you take in the sights of the sea and the breeze rolling off the waves.

  • Itinerary

    Day 1

    Fly to San Jose del Cabo, Baja

    Days 1-3

    Todos Santos

    Horseback Ride on the Beach

    Enjoy a ride on an endless stretch of beach, learning from your guide about Baja’s ranching culture and wildlife as you ride. Keep an eye out for gray whales, humback whales, sea turtles and different birds as you ride!

    Los Cerritos Surfing Lesson

    Earn full bragging rights by catching a wave on the spectacular crescent of sand, Los Cerritos, following instructor Mario’s MIST guideline: Mario’s Infallible Surf Technique. You’re guaranteed to Hang 10!

    Dinner at Local Restaurant

    Enjoy dinner tonight at a local restaurant right in town!

    Cliff Hike

    Take a clifftop hike above the shoreline for spectacular views of stark sand contrasted against vibrant sea, watching for resident sea lions, birds, and whales along the way.

    Beach Picnic

    A day at Playa Las Palmas means that it’s fun-for-all time at the beach! You’ll ride boogie boards, play frisbee, or just relax and take in the beauty of this sprawling, uncrowded beach. Work up an appetite before a picnic lunch is served.

    Dinner at Local Restaurant

    Enjoy dinner tonight at a local restaurant right in town!

    Friends Across Borders Meetup

    As part of our Friends Across Borders program, you have the chance to meet with local school kids and take part in a fun activity together. While the activities vary depending on the time of year and number of participants, some options include volunteering at a school, playing soccer and having a hot dog roast on the beach. We’ll let you know what’s in store for your particular departure!

    Days 4-5

    Isla del Espiritu Santo

    Afternoon at Your Leisure

    Kayak, snorkel or stand-up paddle board among the island’s hidden lagoons and coastlines. Spend some sun-dazed hours lounging on the beach. Hike the area for panoramic views of the sands and sea. It’s a great day for an island getaway!

    Swimming with Sea Lions

    Swimming with sea lions is magical, with unforgettable nose-to-nose encounters. Grab some snorkel gear provided and jump in with them. If weather permits, you will also be able to swim with whale sharks.

    Lunch on Isla Espiritu Santo

    Swimming with sea lions is magical, with unforgettable nose-to-nose encounters. Grab some snorkel gear provided and jump in with them. If weather permits, you will also be able to swim with whale sharks.

    Beachside Dinner

    Your meal takes place on the calm sands of the beach, the waves rolling in the evening light. Your food is freshly cooked, straight from the sea. This special experience is a memorable capstone for a day of adventure.

    Day 6

    Todos Santos

    Return to Todos Santos

    Return to Todos Santos and Los Colibris Casitas, where you will enjoy a final Baja sunset from a patio or balcony.

    Seasonal: Swimming with Whale Sharks

    Snorkel with the largest fish on the planet, the massive whale shark, gentle giants who feed on plankton — not people! This is a truly incredible life experience for both kids and parents. You’ll get some incredible photos in the water with these whales!

    Explore Todos Santos

    This afternoon, visit downtown Todos Santos. See the local art galleries and shops, and pick up some souvenirs to take home!

    Cooking Class

    Take a Mexican cooking class this evening. Make sure you pay attention as you learn from the chef — you are making your own dinner!

    Day 7

    Depart San Jose del Cabo, Baja

  • Dates & Prices

    2021 Dates


    Adult $3590
    Teen $3590
    Child $3390
    Internal Air

    2022 Dates


    Adult $3690
    Teen $3690
    Child $3490
    Internal Air


    Adult $3690
    Teen $3690
    Child $3490
    Internal Air


    Adult $3690
    Teen $3690
    Child $3490
    Internal Air


    Adult $3690
    Teen $3690
    Child $3490
    Internal Air


    Adult $3890
    Teen $3890
    Child $3690
    Internal Air


    Adult $3890
    Teen $3890
    Child $3690
    Internal Air

    Additional Info

    Single Supplement

    Additional $950 for single accommodations.

    Alumni Discount 

    If you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices

    Travel Insurance

    We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance. We’ve received great feedback about Travel Guard – you can learn more about the benefits of travel insurance there.

    Price Includes

    All entrance fees, accommodations based on two to a room, land transportation, private bilingual guide throughout, all meals, and bottled water & snacks in the vehicle.

    Guaranteed departures. Surcharge applied to groups with fewer than four guests.

  • Hotels

    Los Colibris Casitas

    Los Colibris is located in Todos Santos on the Pacific Coast. Amenities includes air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a refridgerator, safe, coffee maker, hair dryer and pool access.

    Glamping on the Beach

    Thomson Family Adventures will attempt to adhere to this itinerary and its hotels as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or availability) may necessitate changes in the accommodations.

  • Why Thomson

    Friends Across Borders

    Your child will have a cultural connection like no other by meeting kids the same age from the country you’re traveling by playing games, throwing a Frisbee, kicking a ball around, or just chatting. Ask us about our pen pal program.

    Guaranteed Departures

    No matter what happens, once your family books a trip you’re going.


    Be accompanied for your entire trip by an expert local in-country guide who will know all of the ins and outs of the adventure and destination.

    Small Groups

    With a small group you’ll have plenty of time for spontaneity and to develop a connection with your fellow travelers and guide.