PLANETA LIBRE is back in La Ventana!
- Encounters with whale sharks, sea lions, whales, reef fish species
- Day Trips and multi-day camps in Cerralvo / Espíritu Santo / San Jose –
- Thematic Hikes in Sierra la Laguna’s hot springs and waterfalls.
- Hike expeditions across Sierra La Laguna, camp in the valley, visit waterfalls and peak. You will be lead by certified WFR and naturalist guides and escorted by a local Ranchero.
- Cultural immersions in the Ranchero lifestyle, horseback riding, medicinal uses for native flora, pottery, and cooking classes.
You can join our upcoming conservation tours and expeditions or book a private day trip. Let us guide you through all the national parks in Baja and experience a taste the natural life.
Visit our new location!
La Ventana Host, our new office, is located next to the tacos, right before 4rth tope in LV.
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Swimming with Whale Sharks – Join us in this adrenaline tour to sightsee the whale sharks in their natural habitat INCLUDES – Snorkel equipment – Certified guide – Current permissions – Boat insurance.
Available every day with or without transportation. Transportation leaves at 9:00 and returns 2. Everyday bookings for groups 4 people up.
Grey Whale Encounters – Unique day trip to Mag Bay breeding lagoons for a close encounter with grey whales and birds. Includes comfortable round-trip transportation, breakfast, amazing seafood lunch, and island tour.
Every Tuesday, Feb 20,27 sign up as individuals or a group. Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Magdalena Bay is a special reserve for the protection of the Pacific Gray Whale. The whales migrate here they’re feeding grounds north of Alaska to court, breed, give birth and simply frolic in the warm, calm waters of Baja’s Pacific lagoons. – Ride across the peninsula to the Pacific Coast of Baja to Magdalena Bay in a comfortable van with tunes and movies. – Visit the small village of Lopez Mateos and its whale museum. – Learn about local flora and fauna with a special focus on gray whale natural history and behavior. – Experience an encounter with whales on a 2-hour ride into the bay where whales abound. These boats are skillfully and sensitively operated by local boatmen who have many years of experience working with guests. – Explore the spectacular windswept dunes. – Delight with a typical lunch with the flavors of the sea homemade by the locals of a secluded island.
Every Tuesday, Feb 20,27 sign up as individuals or a group. Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Breakfast at the ranch – Share a breakfast with a traditional Family from Baja Sur and learn about a lifestyle recognized cultural patrimony of humanity. Every Friday, Feb 9,16,23. sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
We will guide and translate you into this sharing experience where you will meet this family from Baja Sur.
Wake up early for a short drive to our host Ranch where we will be welcome with Baja style coffee. Help the ranchers milk cows and goats to prepare artisanal cheese. make tortillas from scratch, salsa, beans and other basic elements of Ranchero breakfast.
After enjoying a good meal and chatting with the rancheros about their traditional lifestyle, we can optionally take pictures on their horse and then hike to a close spring to admire the beauty of the canyon Back in the ranch, lunch awaits before we say goodbye to our lovely hosts. Before heading back take the opportunity to buy cheese from this artisanal producers.
INCLUDES – Round transportation to La Ventana, El Sargento. – Traditional Ranchero Breakfast and lunch, drinks. – Ranch contribution. – Naturalist certified Guide.
Every Friday, Feb 9,16,23. sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Sunset / Sunrise Horseback Riding – Experience of connection with nature that will truly allow yourself go and enjoy the ride on the horse. Sunset or sunrise rides available every Monday for individual reservations or everyday bookings for groups 4 people up.
Meditate life on the back of a horse while contemplating the beauty of the coastal landscape, listening to birds chat and contemplating giant Cardon cactus. This is an experience of connection with nature that will truly allow yourself go and enjoy the ride.
A basic lesson before riding will be hosted by a pro cowboy and translated by your bilingual guide.
Two schedules possible: sunrise or sunset and more than 4 locations to ride in La Ventana area.
INCLUDES – Round transportation – Horse and saddle. – Cowboy escort for support and teaching. certified bilingual Guide
Available every Monday sunrise and sunset for individual reservations Feb 05, 12, 19, 26.
Everyday bookings for groups 4 people up.
Bioluminescence night tour – Join us and learn all about the natural spectacles of Bioluminescence Snorkel to feel the magic in this night excursions 3 hours long.
This is a night time excursion (3-4 hours) in the calm waters of the Gulf of California Our expert biologist will introduce us to the bioluminescence phenomenon, microscopes involved to fully meet this After our presentation, we will provide you gear and drive you 20 minutes to our special bioluminescent beach where you will have the option of snorkeling the bioluminescence. You will see thousands of bright sparkles underwater After our night snorkel, hot cocoa, tea, and a light snack await before we head back to La Ventana after our magical encounter with nature.
our tour includes – Special presentation and demonstration by marine biologists – Transfer to our special bioluminescent beach. – Wetsuits and snorkeling gear. – Hot beverages and snacks.
New Moon Feb 14, 15 and 16 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Beach Day at Punta Arenas – Enjoy a relaxing day contemplating one of the most breathtaking beaches of Baja and snorkeling the coral reef to help us collect data for our citizen monitoring program.
One of the most breathtaking beaches of Baja only 40 minutes away from La Ventana, enjoy a relaxing day contemplating the ocean and snorkeling the coral reef while helping us collect data for our citizen monitoring program.
Our guide will share with you all of the intriguing histories of this site and its lighthouse while walking on a petrified coral reef and identifying fossils. Once into the reef, our guide will lead you to “Cueva de Mano de León” to admire the biodiversity of this site. As we snorkel we will identify species to collect this Data and provide it to science database for research of this ecosystem After this refreshing snorkel, we will enjoy an amazing lunch and recover strengths to continue exploring.
Includes – Round transportation to Ventana or Sargento. – Lunch and drinks – Biodegradable sunscreen. – Beach towels. – Snorkel gear. – Wetsuit. – Certified naturalist guide.
Every Saturday, Feb 10, 17,24 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Todos Santos meet the Myth – Meet the history of this town frozen in the 1920s. The stories of this mysterious town will intrigue you as we explore its mission, Oasis, and historical buildings like the Hotel California
You’ll hike through the oasis into the coast to admire birds and the lush oasis landscape of this historical town. You will explore this town through the legends behind its walls, as your guide reveals the best of the golden years of Todos Santos. We will also admire the art expressed in the several galleries of this town that exudes emotion. Every corner is a perfect background for a memorable picture. Enjoy life in this town and relax. you can never leave!
Feb 12 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Pericu Hike – Hike and learn about the native tribes of Baja Sur and their survival in the Desert, admire the cave paintings and practice your Spanish.
3-hour hike to the cape paintings in Sierra Cacachilas hiking on one of the natives cyclic routes to hunt and gather to understand the survivals skills that allowed them to inhabit an arid desert for thousands of years. focused on the native flora & fauna and how these resources were converted into tools, medicine, food, and refugee.
A local Ranchero and a certified naturalist will be your guides during this thematic hike.
– Round transportation – Healthy lunch – Snacks and drinks. – Naturalist Certified Guide. – Ranch contribution.
Feb 19. sign up as individuals. Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Hot Springs and Waterfalls in the biosphere – This 2-hour drive south will take you to the natural pools of Sierra La Laguna Biosphere to refresh at the waterfalls and relax at the hot springs. Feb 20 sign up as individuals or a group. Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Visit Sol de Mayo’s waterfall and refresh in its clear waters. Later, we will drive 20 minutes to relax at the hot springs and, if you wish, hike a bit more to have fun climbing on the granite boulders of this canyon. Your guide will set up a private picnic lunch to delight you with the traditional flavors of this region.
INCLUDES – Bilingual guide certified – Round transportation – All fees to Biosphere reserve and ranch entrance – Lunch, snacks, and beverage
Feb 20 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Medicinal Plants Hike – Learn about the medicinal and common usage of plants of Baja Sur, a tradition inherited from the indigenous natives of this lands. Join us in this curative hike – Learn about Sierra de La Laguna Biosphere. – Hike along with the local ranchers and our naturalist guide. – Refresh in a secluded natural pool. – Taste a traditional Ranchero lunch. – Climb a huge fig tree. – Visit a traditional ranch.
INCLUDES – Bilingual guide certified – Round transportation – All fees to Biosphere reserve and ranch entrance – Infusion of medicinal plants collected during the hike – Traditional ranch lunch
Feb 22. sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
Espiritu Santo Island – Sightsee one of the world’s natural heritage sites, Espíritu Santo Island. In this dynamic day trip, you’ll explore the abundance of natural life, incredible stories and unpredictable encounters with wildlife. – Snorkel with friendly sea lion – Observe the chromatic coral reef life – Visit the colony of frigate birds and diverse coastal birds – Meet the ruins of the largest pearl emporium in the world – Learn about Baja’s geology and take amazing pictures of the landscape. – Relax in one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
INCLUDES – Round transportation. – Boat ride – Lunch and drinks. – Biodegradable sunscreen. – Beach towels. – Snorkel gear. – Wetsuit. – Certified naturalist guide
Feb 10,21 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.
El Triunfo mining town – El Triunfo was the scenario of Baja Sur gold rush, Travel through time in this thematic tour based on the golden mining times, listen to the myths and legends of this multicultural town that holds 3 cemeteries, a museum dedicated to music and a tower designed by Gustave Eiffel. You will have extra time to enjoy a craft beer or the bakery of the local cafeterias located inside historical buildings.
ideal for lovers of photography in search of inspiration, history lovers or for those who simply wish to stroll through the solitary streets, of a beautiful and picturesque town.
INCLUDES – Round transportation from La Ventana / El Sargento. – Snacks, water, iced tea – Certified naturalist guide.
Feb 28 sign up as individuals Bookings every day for groups of 4 up.