“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, hammock, open concept shower and lockbox. 25 Sq Mt (270 Sq Ft)
DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - for independent travelers who value adventure and culture over all-inclusive package holidays. Drift San José promises a social atmosphere and simple living. Guests make their own coffee, enjoy self-serve beverages poolside, meet other guests by the evening fire or relax on the rooftop deck. Inspired by Baja ranch-life, rooms have basic amenities, rustic concrete finishes, open concept showers and industrial style windows opening into a palm filled courtyard.
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 on your requested dates depending on occupancy at the time and during holidays and busy season - please enquire.
MEZCAL TASTING BAR AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - Featuring more than 15 varieties of hand made mezcal sourced from independent producers. Try our signature "Mezcanela", a mix of mezcal, cinnamon, orange and Sal de Gusano (a spicy Oaxacan delicacy of toasted agave worms and sea salt). Also featuring Mexican Micro-Beers and Baja Wines.
FOOD CART AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - Our Food Cart events have become the favorite meeting place for both locals and travelers alike. Menu changes weekly, find a variety of Mexican inspired comfort foods such as Arrachera Grilled Cheese and Guacamole, Tuna Tartar Tacos, Cilantro Sea Bass Sausages, Machaca Perogies or Banana Bread with Mezcal Chocolate Ice Cream.
DESIGN SHOP AT DRIFT SAN JOSÉ - Showcasing contemporary design from up-and-coming, independent designers, fair trade goods supporting traditional industries, pop-up shops, design shows and collaborations. Mexican design partners include Bambocycles, Lagos del Mundo, Protototipo Cero and Lordag y Sondag 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.
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
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.