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
-Independent - Drift San Jose is basic accommodation for youthful independent travellers, an alternative to all-inclusive resorts and package tourism. No expensive services and amenities - just the essentials - leaving our guests free to adventure on their own terms.
-Back-to-basics - each one of our eight private rooms has its own courtyard facing entrance, one queen bed, quality mattress, writing desk, lockbox, and bathroom with open concept shower including towels and soap.
-Do-it-yourself - make your own coffee in the guest kitchen, enjoy a self-serve beverage poolside, pay and make changes to your reservation directly through your Airbnb profile.
-Social spaces - meet other travellers by the evening fire, on the rooftop deck, shared patio spaces or at our Mezcal Tasting Bar.
-Location - in the Art District of San Jose del Cabo, a traditional Mexican colonial town with a lively music, food and contemporary gallery scene - one block from the cathedral, and main plaza, steps away from cafes, bars and restaurants. 20 minute walk to the beach.
-Value - Room price includes taxes.
-Free wireless high speed fibre optic internet
-Breakfast room - make your own breakfast - we provide the coffee
-Self-serve snacks and cold beverages
-Free street parking, limited non-guaranteed on-site parking
-Self-serve rooftop laundry ($5 USD per load)
Interaction with Guests
Someone will be available between 2:00PM and 10:00PM to open the gate, give you your keys and answer any questions you may have. There is usually a staff member on site during the day, but we do not have a formal reception or concierge to assist with tours or transportation. Once you have your keys you are on your own to come and go as you please.
-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 (Sometimes referred to as San Jose Airport - check airport code SJD).
Ideally located to explore the best of Baja California Sur…
-The East Cape for surfing, the pristine desert and miles of empty beaches (30 min)
-The ranch town of Santiago for hiking the Sierra de la Laguna mountains, hot springs and waterfalls (45 min)
-Todos Santos and Pescadero for surfing and organic food scene (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)
-Popular nearby beaches accessible by taxi, car or bus are the beach at Ganzo Beach Club (5 min), La Playita (10 min), Costa Azul for surfing (15 min), Palmilla for swimming or SUP (15 min), Chileno for swimming or snorkeling (20 min), Medano Beach in Cabo San Lucas (30 min).
-TAXIS can always be found downtown, usually in the main plaza, in front of the Cathedral, 1.5 block from Drift. From the airport there are both Taxis (approx $65) and shuttles (approx $15 per person) available to bring you downtown San Jose. Return fare back to the airport by taxi is approximately $20.
-RENTAL CARS can be found at the airport or or various rental agencies in San Jose. We recommend our guests rent a car or 4x4 if they want to explore the many beaches and sites outside of downtown San Jose. National Rental Car (office located two blocks from Drift) offers guests at Drift a special all-in package rate. We cannot guarantee this rate or assist in the booking of rental cars.
-BUSES many of our guests have great luck getting around by the many different buses in and around San Jose. We do not have specific or detailed information, schedules or routes for the buses.
-NOTE downtown San Jose del Cabo is usually closed to cars on Thursday for the Art Walk. Use Avenida Centenario for access and parking.
Other Things to Note
-CHECK-IN IS BETWEEN 2:00 PM AND 10:00 PM. We CANNOT accommodate check-in before 2:00 PM or past 10:00 PM.
-If you don't see the availability you are looking for please check one of our other listings.
-Minimum stay may fluctuate depending on time of year, holidays etc.
-Each room is a little bit different and allocated, depending on availability, when you arrive. We cannot reserve specific rooms. Listing number does not coordinate to room number. We do not have rooms with two beds or cots. Max two people per room.
-We do not accept walk-ins, or take bookings or inquiries by phone or email, AirBNB handles all bookings, change of dates, financial transactions and manages the cancellation and refund policy.
-We do not offer discounts or accept long term rentals.
-Advertised room price includes sales tax. We are a licensed business.
-No one under 18 years, no pets, only registered guests on property.