Coyote Cal's Hostel

Hidden in the tiny beach town of Erendira, Coyote Cal's has long been a destination for surfers, off-roaders, and adventure-seekers. You're sure to meet a few fascinating people if you hang around the "Barefoot Cantina" for a few hours.

Coyote Cal's is perched right on the beach. Besides the dormitory beds, there is ample room for camping and RV-parking and a few fun alternative accommodations, like the "Crow's Nest" room at the top of the tower. Guests are encouraged to contribute towards the community of the hostel. Events are organized occasionally and much info is available about nearby surf spots and fishing opportunities, for example.

Dormitory beds include linens and bathroom/hot shower usage, as well as a pancake breakfast each morning!

Other features: Equipment rentals (bikes, mask/snorkel/fins, surf and boogie boards), laundry facilities, BBQ, pool table, foosball, table tennis, Barefoot Bar, Thai massages & spa services, communal kitchen, English spoken.

Rates: (12% tax not included)

  • $15-$18 USD per dormitory bed per night
  • Single/Double Rooms: $45-$50 USD per night (2 ppl. max)
  • Campsites: $10 USD per person (+$3.00 for Breakfast)
  • RV Sites: $10 USD per person (+$3.00 for Breakfast)
  • Crows Nest: $60 USD per night (2 ppl. max).

Location details: The Hostel is located in the town of Erendira. The turn-off from the Transpeninsular Highway is 181 km south of the border, or at the 78 km marker south of Ensenada. The hostel is another 24 km from the turn-off at the very last power pole. There are signs guiding your through the town and about 5 km beyond on a graded dirt road.

Getting there:

  • ABC bus from Tijuana - Take the bus to Ensenada, then switch to a bus that will let you off at the turn-off to Erendira. Fare from Ensenada to Erendira is about $11 USD and buses depart every half-hour. From the turn-off, you will have to hitch into town, or else continue on to the community of San Vicente, where you can get a taxi into the hostel from the Mimi Hotel. (24 hours a day for $300 pesos. 646-165-6747. Owner: Sr. Magdaleno.)
  • From Ensenada by taxi - Station wagon taxis can be hired anywhere in Ensenada for a flat fee of about $75 USD for a group. It is recommended to agree on the fare before you go.
  • See map at left!

Contact Information:

Next Step:

Home  -  Hostels  -  Trips  -  Destinations  -  Forum  -  Contact Us  -