About this listing
“Emblematic of youthful, independent properties with hip, social spaces. SoHo loft meets Baja ranchero style” Travel + Leisure.
“Renegade…think the Ace minus the mob scene and high prices” Remodelista
“Stylishly minimalist" says New York Times
Large Room - One Queen Bed. Courtyard facing, open concept shower, writing desk and lockbox. 25 Sq Mt (270 Sq Ft)
DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - for the independent traveler who values adventure and culture over all-inclusive package holidays. Designed with a social atmosphere and simple living in mind - guests can make their own coffee, enjoy self-serve beverages and snacks poolside, meet other guests by the evening fire or relax on the rooftop deck. Inspired by Baja ranch life our eight rooms have basic amenities, rustic concrete finishes, open concept showers and large rolling industrial style windows.
We have a total of eight listings, small, medium and large rooms. We do not have rooms with two beds. We may have a minimum stay in effect. Our listings open 6 months in advance of booking date. Airbnb advertised price includes 16% sales tax.
MEZCAL TASTING BAR AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - features more than 15 varieties of mezcal made from wild agaves by independent producers who still hand make small batches in traditional ways. The house drink is Mescanela, mezcal with cinnamon, orange, bitters and Sal de Gusano (a spicy Oaxacan delicacy of toasted worms and sea salt). Mexican Micro Beers and Baja Wines.
FOOD CART AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - a favorite meeting place and event space for both locals and travelers. Featuring guest chefs, concerts and film screenings. On the menu, Mexican inspired comfort food, such as Baja Style Smoked Marlin Baked Macaroni, Arrachera Grilled Cheese with Guacomole and Tomato Chipotle Chutney, Cilantro Sea Bass Sausages over Roasted Potatoes.
DESIGN SHOP AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - features contemporary design from up-and-coming, independent designers and fair trade goods supporting traditional industries, pop-up shops, design shows and collaborations. Mexican designers include Lordag and Sondag. Lagos del Mundo, Protototipo Cero and Colorindio.
Interaction with guests
One of our friendly hosts will be available to check you in any time between 2:00PM and 10:00PM. At this time, we are happy to tell you about our favorite local spots to eat, swim and other “off the beaten path” attractions. Our Mezcal Tasting bar is staffed and open to our guests every night between 2pm and 10pm. We do not have a traditional 24 hour reception or concierge.
Drift San Jose is centrally located in the Art District of San Jose del Cabo, a traditional colonial town with a lively music and gallery scene, steps away from the main plaza, cafes, bars and restaurants. San Jose del Cabo is in the state of Baja California Sur, in the municipality of Los Cabos, 30 minutes East of the city of Cabo San Lucas and 20 minutes south of Los Cabos International Airport (airport code SJD).
Southern Baja is famous for its perfect year round weather and the best fish tacos in the world. Popular nearby attractions include…
-The East Cape for surfing and desert roads leading to miles of empty pristine beaches
-The ranch town of Santiago and the Sierra de la Laguna mountains for hiking, hot springs and waterfalls (45 min)
-Todos Santos a historic village with great shops and restaurants on the Pacific side (45 min)
-Cabo Pulmo and the Sea of Cortez for world class diving (90 min)
-La Paz, Balandra Bay and Isla Espiritu Santo for kayaking or swimming with whale sharks (2 hours)
-We are a 20 minute walk to the beach. Other beaches accessible by taxi, car or bus are Ganzo Beach Club (5 min), La Playita (10 min), Costa Azul for surfing (15 min), Palmilla for swimming or SUP (15 min), Chileno or Santa Maria for swimming or snorkeling (20 min)
RENTAL CARS can be found at the airport or in downtown San Jose del Cabo. TAXIS can be found in front of the Cathedral, 1.5 blocks from Drift. Coming from the airport taxis (approx $65) and shuttles (approx $15 per person) available to bring you downtown. Airport return fare by taxi is approximately $25.
Other things to note
Financial transactions, date changes, cancellations and refunds can be managed directly through your Airbnb account.
Adults only 18+ / No pets / Max two guests per room / Name on reservation must correspond to guest, registered guests only on property / Contact us before making multiple or group bookings
From Dec 01, 2016 - Feb 28, 2017 the minimum stay is 3 nights.
We opened in January 2014 with a goal to provide a value priced alternative to package tourism and all-inclusive resorts - geared to independent travelers who value adventure and culture over luxury services and expensive amenities. Our friendly staff includes Mauricio, Angel, Christian and Ana who maintain our 5 star rating, welcoming hundreds of guests every year. We have been featured in many publications found online by searching Drift San Jose.