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Ignacio Springs

Ignacio Springs is a large bed and breakfast located in San Lino, San Ignacio, Mexico. San Lino is off of the mainland in the Baja Peninsula. There are many historical attractions in the area with a freshwater river, desert, and mountain landscapes. Eleven large yurts are located on the property available for rent. The yurts are decorated and based on the nomadic people's homes in the desert. There is a fresh water river nearby and each yurt is spread apart giving guests private space with private outdoor showers, patio space, and multiple beds. The park is open year-round with the months of January through April being the busiest due to the Gray Whale watching in the area.


Ignacio Springs spreads over two and a half acres. The bed and breakfast is located in an oasis with a large palm grove. Their rooms are carefully placed yurts. These are based on the nomadic people's Mongolian style homes when moving around the desert with their herds. Each yurt is just yards away from a freshwater river. The property is completely gated, keeping it secure and private. There is a small parking area outside each yurt. There are a total of 11 yurts on the property. Each are separated from each other, guests have a private space to relax, sleep, and play.

The Lily Pad, King Neptune, and Casa Terista are the largest of the yurts. Each of these rooms have a king and queen-sized bed along with a pull out sofa and waterfront views. They also each have their own private patios and outdoor shower area. The Canadiense, Reina De Africa, and The China Wall are all decorated with vibrant decor native to Canada, Africa, and China. Every yurt has its own private shower, bathtub, and sink. They also each have a small table, seating area, microwave, minifridge, coffee, tea, and extra linens. Outdoor seating areas are included at each yurt. Paddleboards and kayaks are available to guests for use in the freshwater river. There are cleared swimming spots along the riverfront with chairs and umbrellas for guests to use at their leisure.

Ignacio Springs has its own bar and restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They serve a completely homemade buffet of jam, toast, bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes, and cinnamon rolls for breakfast. They have a large outdoor dining and a fire pit with WiFi and is well lit during the night hours. If guests let the staff know within 24 hours, dinners can be prepared for them with fresh local ingredients. An outside refrigerator is stocked with beer, wine, and sodas at all times. Their bar serves margaritas, pina coladas, and a variety of other unique mixed drinks. Ignacio Springs is open year-round. However, January through April are the most popular time for visitors. San Ignacio is the hub of Baja for whale watching. The Grey Whales and their babies travel right past Ignacio Springs, where they offer whale watching tours.


Owners Paul and Bonnie want guests to have a memorable experience when visiting Ignacio Springs. The environment and architecture of the property can make for a very relaxing adventure. Here guests can keep to themselves or be involved with the other visitors and owners with no pressure either way. The environment is calm, yet can still provide excitement. Guests can relax on a hammock in the shade of the palm trees or go out to the river and play in the fresh warm water. The towns of San Ignacio and San Lino are small and very historic. Beyond the Grey Whale watching, guests can take tours through the town organized by the Ignacio Springs staff. There are many cave paintings, decade-old buildings, and even a large church built over 300 years ago.

San Ignacio has many local attractions as well as restaurants. Most of which are family-run and operated. The small population of locals enjoy having visitors and serve with a high quality of hospitality. Guests often leave positive reviews about the calm environment, friendly and helpful staff, cleanliness, and beautiful secluded area. One guest, in particular, said, "Ignacio Springs is a literal oasis for those who enjoy nature and tranquility." Because San Ignacio and San Lino are off the mainland, they are far from the big city bustle. The town is slow and tourist-oriented. There are many fishermen, churches, and markets where locally grown food and keepsakes are sold.


Established in 2002, Ignacio Springs was initially owned by Terry and Gary, a couple from Canada. After visiting the bed and breakfast many times, Bonnie and Paul decided they loved the area. So in 2017, when the previous owners decided to retire, Paul and Bonnie purchased the property. They then made the move from their own home in Canada to San Ignacio, where they now live on the property year-round. They made but a few alterations to the property like adding to the drink menu and adding decor to some of the yurts. Otherwise, they took a lot of the previous owner's policies and made them their own. They love the business and how they get to show visitors what they fell in love with when they visited the area years before.

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Apartado Postal #14
San Lino,San Ignacio, Arizona 23930


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