Photo by Jen Murphy
Hotel Casa Tota
Unlike some of the bigger resort-style hotels farther to the south in Los Cabos, Hotel Casa Tota is a small and simple—but by no means spartan—boutique hotel in the laid-back town of Todos Santos. From the distressed whitewashed exterior of the colonial-style building to the earthy tones and clean lines of room interiors, there's a seemingly effortless attention to design—not showy, but not careless either. The hotel's own description of this design sensibility? “Proudly modest.” There's not an abundance of amenities and extras, but guests have everything they need and the service is friendly and familiar. Besides, travelers don't come to Todos Santos to stay inside. With 350 or more days of sunshine a year and a beautiful location between the mountains and the sea, the minutiae of hotel features don't seem so important after all.
By Julie Schwietert Collazo, AFAR Local Expert