Todos Santos is a small coastal town in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula. Recently, there has been a gradual increase in tourist activity and a boom in real estate development. Handicraft shops, owner-operated art galleries, upscale restaurants, boutique hotels and restored colonial buildings. There are a few annual festivals including the Festival de Cine and the Todos Santos Music Festival. There are many beautiful beaches within a 15-minute drive of Todos Santos.
In terms of stargazing, Todos Santos offers “very little light pollution, pleasant climate, and the sound of grey whales breathing in Magdalena bay.”
Chelynne Campion is a Production/ Sales Assistant for EarthSky. Her family just purchased a telescope, and she's now learning to be a stargazer!