The kitchen here is stocked with everything you need to prepare and enjoy your meals-pots, pans, silverware, cooking utensils etc. Also we try to provide salt, pepper, some spices and cooking oil but supplies vary. We will provide dish soap and purified water. We also have a BBQ here for your use. You can buy briquettes on your way up or at a local store here. There are several small grocery stores in El Pescadero and a few medium sized ones in Todos Santos. There is also a small store where you can buy fresh local fish and another with fresh produce. Saturdays and Wednesdays the fish truck stops by the house selling fresh fish and seafood.
You can do most of your shopping here at local stores, but if you want a wider variety, specialty items or a good wine selection, I would recommend stopping at Costco, or Mega in Cabo San Lucas on your way up. They also have just about anything else you might need, toiletries, sporting goods, flip flops, hats, clothing, etc They are located just after you turn onto Hwy 19 on the right hand side a few blocks up from the Golden Palace Hotel. There is now also a Costco which does require a membership card. There are a good variety of restaurants in Todos Santos and several in Pescadero.
Each unit is provided with:
Sheets, towels, bedding, soap, toilet paper, extra blankets and pillows
In room safes large enough for most laptops, cameras etc.
Ceiling and floor fans
Purified drinking water
Coffee maker, blender, 5 burner gas stove with grill, full size oven, microwave oven.
We also have available for guest use when available:
Internet access is available on the property. Have Giovanni provide you with the password. You can also visit an internet cafe in Pescadero or Todos Santos. Weather here in the winter months can be chilly at night and in the mornings so you will need to bring a sweater or jacket as well as warm weather and beach clothing. US dollars are always accepted and credit cards are accepted by most larger restaurants and stores. The best place to exchange money is in the banks not at the airport. There are 2 banks located in Todos Santos. And both the CCC and Sorianas shopping centers have banks. Make sure you have your passport with you as they usually require it to exchange your money Please let me know if you have any further questions. Russell 707 799-3918
Frequently Asked Questions
How far are you from the airport?
From the San Jose del Cabo airport we are about a 1hr 45min drive by car and 1 hr 20 min drive from the La Paz airport.
Will I need a car? Can I rent a car at the airport?
We recommend that you rent a car at least to get here. Although there are frequent buses running from San Jose del Cabo to El Pescadero and Todos Santos, we are down a dirt road and about 6 minutes away by car from stores and restaurants. It is also preferable to have a car so that you can enjoy the many attractions in the area.
Can I rent a car at the airport?
Yes there are several car rental agencies at the airports. You can reserve online through your airline website or any of the online travel sites such as Travelocity, Expedia, and Orbitz etc. Just enter the airport code as your destination, SJD for the San Jose del Cabo airport and LAP for La Paz.
How do I take the Bus?
You have to get to the El Aguilla bus terminal in San Jose which is about 10 miles from airport. You can either take a cab $15us or there is a shuttle $8us (cheaper). Walk out of the airport parking area to the main street below for shuttle.Once at Aguilla, you get the bus to Todos Santos (leaves hourly and takes about 2 hours) and get off at Pemex in Pescaedro which is the first Pemex after about 40 miles of driving north after leaving Cabo. The bus is actually pretty cheap about $10 to Todos. El Aguila Bus Terminal (tel (624)1421100), **NOTE** If you take the taxi please ask to be dropped off at El Aguila's Bus terminal not to be mistaken with the Transportes La Paz terminal. Get off at Bus Stop in Pescadero which is across the street from first Pemex after long drive. Then walk from there to beach (2.0 miles) or call for pick up.
How far is it to Todos Santos, Cabo and La Paz?
It is a 6 min drive from here to the main road going through El Pescadero and then another 7 min drive to Todos Santos. Cabo is an hour from here and Its a 1 hr 15min drive to La Paz.
Can you surf there?
Yes, the property overlooks the San Pedrito Surf break which is intermediate to advanced and just an 8 min drive to Los Cerritos beach where there is a beginner to intermediate surf break.
Where can I rent a surf board?
We have 2 long soft boards available for guest use at no cost. You can also rent boards and take surf lessons at Cerritos beach.
Is the beach in front swimmable?
Only for those with ocean swimming experience. If you know how to read conditions and swim in intense surf, it is swimmable.
Are there any restaurants or stores nearby?
We now have a new restaurant and bar at Rancho Pescadero, just a short walk down the beach.There is also small grocery store just a short walk from here where you will find milk, sodas beer, eggs etc. On the road from the Gas Station is a new restaurant, Yerba Buena, which is excellent Open from Wed to Sun. A 6 min drive will bring you to the main road going through El Pescadero where you will find several restaurants, taco stands, small grocery stores, tourist shops and internet cafes. It's just another 7 min drive to the town of Todos Santos where you will find a wide variety of restaurants, shops, grocery stores, internet cafes, art galleries and more.
Directions to Opsrey
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Important all US citizens: Current immigration law requires a valid US Passport for all travel to Mexico
From the San Jose del Cabo airport:
Leaving airport or rental car area: Click to see beachmap
Follow signs to Cabo San Lucas and take the immediate left onto the Toll Road. After 15 min there is a toll booth with a small fee when you reach the entrance to the "Corridor".
After the toll when you see the ocean turn right and travel approx. 20-minutes until reaching the entrance to Cabo San Lucas. After getting the first view of Cabo Harbor you will pass Costco and Home Depot on your right, then look for the intersection with a small Bull-fighting ring on the right and turn Right on Reforma.
Travel thru one stop-light and prepare to turn right again at the 2nd light on Miguel Hidalgo, at that intersection you can see, straight across and to your right, the Golden Palace Hotel.
You are now on heading toward Todos Santos on Highway 19. In about 2 -3 blocks you will see the Mega Store on your left and Sorianas on your right. Continue North along the Pacific for 4 min or so. Watch KM markers. At KM marker 62 look for the first Gas station OXXO store; you are now in Pescadero.
Turn Left on the dirt road immediatly before the Gas station (look for OXXO sign) where you will see a sign for Rancho Pescadero. This road heads West towards the beach. You can now zero out your mini odometer.
The road begins to curve to the Left at about .4 mi then to the Right. At .7 mi you will go over two bumps (culverts), then at about 1 mile you pass a fence with lots of colorful bougainvillea on your Right. Continue until you come to an intersection; ahead is the entrance to Rancho Pescadero, TURN RIGHT. After 100 yards the road dips steeply down, then up; at the top TURN LEFT. Go until you are at beach, then TURN RIGHT (this road runs parallel to the beach) and follow the beach road North.
Go another .2 until you come to the white wall on your left with our sign painted on the wall OSPREY. Osprey is a 2 story white house. If you get lost call Giovanni, at 612-157-2793 Mx Or ask anyone where Osprey is.
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