We rise early, have a hearty breakfast and start our paddle from the mainland to the island. Our crossing takes from two to two and a half hours and our timing is important as winds sometimes pick up later in the morning. For added security we have a panga (motor skiff) follow us and it also carries all our camp gear.
Upon arrival at Isla San Jose we beach our kayaks for a well-deserved break and chance to stretch our legs with a walk on a beach. This beautiful Sea of Cortez island has dozens of long beaches of golden sand, perfect for beach combing. Depending on our mood and sea conditions we may have lunch at our first landing, or continue a short distance more.
After lunch we continue paddling another hour or so to our camp. Here you are introduced to our routine for the next few days. Arrive at camp, set up tents, take a swim or snorkel or, go on a walk or, read a book. Free time away from any phones or email. Disconnected from your world at home and totally connected with where you are and the people you're with.
Soon it's time for appetizers, then dinner under the stars. Relaxed, physically tired and hopefully at peace with everything around you, you fall into a deep sleep.