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Program #12157RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 35 total, 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Courtyard Marriott-: San Diego, California, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located, less than 10 minutes from the airport, down town, hillcrest, Balboa Park and old town. Fully renovated in 2009.

Contact info:
595 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108 USA
phone: 619-291-5720
web: www.courtyardsd.com

Room amenities: Large, ergonomic desk with no-glare lighting, ergonomic desk chair, complimentary WiFi, 32" HDTV with premium channels, refrigerators, stunning bathrooms, pay-per-view movies...and more.

Facility amenities: 137 spacious contemporary all amenities guest rooms. GoBoard touch screen with weather, news, etc, at your fingertips. Meeting/event spaces. Lounge with personal booths wired for Internet and with personal LCD TVs. Bistro. Full-service bar. Outdoor heated pool and spa. Market with snacks, beverages and sundries. Valet dry cleaning, coin-operated laundry. Boarding pass printing kiosk. Safe deposit boxes at front desk.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $105.00
Please make pre and post-program reservations directly with hotel by calling (619) 481 5887

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Hotel Corona: Ensenada, Baja California, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Stratigically located near the main shopping area, Ensenada's pleasant board-walk and one block away from the historic Ex-hotel and gambling Casino built during the prohibition years in the United states.

Contact info:
Blvd Costero 1442
Ensenada, BC, 22800 Mexico
phone: +52 (646) 176 0901 to 10
web: www.hotelcorona.com.mx

Room amenities: Air-conditioned and satellite TV rooms, hair dryers, in-room telephone, ironing boards.

Facility amenities: 92 rooms, Spa, pool, high speed internet, bar, restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Misión Cataviña: Cataviña, Baja California, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Cozy colonial style hotel with central patio and pleasant garden areas surrounded by the magnificent landscape and unique vegetation of the Cataviña desert.

Contact info:
Carretera Transpeninsular 1 km 179 desviacion Bahia de LA – San Quintin
Cataviña, Baja California, 22930 Mexico
phone: +52 (200) 124 9123
web: www.hotelmisionsantamaria.com.mx/es/catavina.html

Room amenities: 28 ample air-conditioned/heated rooms with satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, non-heated pool, phone in the lobby, complimentary WiFi in common areas (internet reception may often be weak).

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Halfway Inn: Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Colonial style hotel with central patio. Large lobby, bar and restaurant area. Formerly Desert Inn Hotel.

Contact info:
Carretera Transpeninsular Paralelo 28
Guerrero Negro, BCS, 23940 Mexico
phone: +52 (615) 157-1304
web: www.halfwayinnhotel.com

Room amenities: 28 ample rooms with heater, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, game area. Phone in the lobby

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Desert Inn, San Ignacio: San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Cozy colonial style hotel with central patio and pleasant outdoor areas located in the middle of a palm oasis.

Contact info:
Domicilio Conocido
San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, 22930 Mexico
phone: +52 (615) 154 0300
web: www.desertinns.com

Room amenities: 28 ample air-conditioned/heated rooms with satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, game room, non-heated pool, phone in the lobby, complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas -Internet reception may often be weak.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Desert Inn, Loreto: Loreto, Baja California Sur, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel consists of several two stories units set along the beach. All rooms are ocean front. The central building houses the lobby and restaurant / bar and faces a large pool area.

Contact info:
Prolongacion Francisco I Madero s/n
Loreto, Baja California Sur, 23880 Mexico
phone: +52 (613) 135 0025
web: www.desertinns.com

Room amenities: 49 ample rooms with air conditioning, private balconies, in room phone and satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, non-heated pool, game room, complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas (Internet reception may often be weak)

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

La Concha: La Paz, Baja California Sur, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located on a secluded beach along La Paz Bay.

Contact info:
Carretera a Pichilingue km 5
La Paz, BCS, 23010 Mexico
phone: +52 (612) 121 6344
web: www.laconcha.com

Room amenities: 92 rooms with ocean view; air-conditioning; cable TV; mini bar; coffee maker; microwave; telephone.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, pool, private beach and garden,complimentary WiFi.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Tropicana Inn: Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Is located 20 minutes from the international airport, within the historic town of San Jose Del Cabo. The hotel is centrally situated along Blvd Mijares (one of the main streets in town) and two blocks from the Historical "Mision de San Jose", an amazing church founded in the XVIII Century. This central location puts shopping, restaurants and city services at your doorstep. Within walking distance discover pristine and beautiful beaches.

Contact info:
Blvd. Mijares #30
San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, 23400 Mexico
phone: +52 (624) 142 1580
web: www.tropicanainn.com.mx

Room amenities: 37 deluxe rooms feature two double beds with full baths, quiet mini-split air-conditioners, in-room telephone, cable TV, fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, and luxury linens.

Facility amenities: A large Romanesque outdoor pool, swim up bar, lush tropical gardens, live music, traditional gourmet cuisine, complimentary WiFi.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
1 Flights during the program

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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