Hipcamp host Angela W.
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Our unique Zen Mountain Retreat is your home away from home under the stars and in the mountain air. Come relax on our private property and enjoy the hammocks under the stars, roast marshmallows, share stories, and play games by the fire pit. Need some shelter? Enjoy the mountain views and sunset from our "hostel style" shared covered patio, use the outdoor fridge, BBQ, uten

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Our unique Zen Mountain Retreat is your home away from home under the stars and in the mountain air. Come relax on our private property and enjoy the hammocks under the stars, roast marshmallows, share stories, and play games by the fire pit. Need some shelter? Enjoy the mountain views and sunset from our "hostel style" shared covered patio, use the outdoor fridge, BBQ, utensils, and table for a meal, play some games, read a book in a hammock, watch the sunset, plan your next adventure, and....hot tub coming soon! :)  We also offer a complimentary power breakfast with coffee and tea that is included with your stay to get you off on the right foot for your daily adventure. Bring your mat!- yoga, meditation, and fitness classes available for sign up in the evening. 

** We also have an extra room in the house for a nightly rent by request if anyone in the group would like to stay indoors. Please send us a message if interested and we are happy to provide more details. **

Adventuring in the area? 

*Bass Lake is just an 8 minute drive away where you can enjoy swimming, water sports, and fishing. 

*Yosemite National Park is a short 20 minute drive to the South Gate entrance.

*Sierra National Forrest- we are in it! + 15 miles to the East. 

Anything else you need to enjoy yourself? Just ask us and we are happy to help make your experience an unforgettable one! Happy Camping :)

Please Note: We have security cameras around the outside of the house that are intended for safety and security purposes only. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
2 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Short walk
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No showers
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Angela a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 88%

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Hipcamper Matthew

Beautiful views

Matthew W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 27th, 2020

Amazing and spectacular views. Mountain and stars were more than we expected.

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Hipcamper Elsa

Beautiful setting, awesome hosts

Elsa C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 27th, 2020

Golden Ball Zen Mountain Retreat, just 15 minutes outside of the Yosemite south gate entrance, is an awesome place to stay. The setting is so relaxing and beautiful. The hosts Angela and Jason are so welcoming and accommodating that they make you feel right at home. While we were camping in tents, it felt more like glamping. The stay totally exceeded our expectations.

There were so many amenities included besides having the entire camping area to ourselves. We get to use part of the hosts’ two-yea-new home, including the guest bathroom and hot shower. There is a huge covered patio (maybe 9’x40’?) attached to the house that overlooks the campsite below. The dawn/dusk view from the patio is just amazing. I wish I had better photos to show you.

At the patio, we have the use of a refrigerator to ourselves, as well as table and chairs where we had our meals. Breakfast (cereal, fruits, yogurt), almond milk, coffee, tea, paper plates, and basic dinning utensils are included. We didn’t cook, but used their microwave in the kitchen to reheat our food. We didn’t use the brand new BBQ grill, either.

The campsite is flat and huge. There is a sunshade awning, and a fire ring, where we sat around listening to music at night. We have 5 campers/tents, and we can easily double that without feeling crowded.

Overall, it’s great value. Highly recommend!!!

Hipcamper David
David G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 29th, 2020

Good location and amenities. The rolling hills make for a stunning sunset backdrop! The hosts were very welcoming and remained concerned that my stay was pleasant.

Good place to stay for a Yosemite trip (note: Yosemite Village is 1.5-hrs away, but the Yosemite southern gate is 20-min away and has trails nearby)

Hipcamper Mitchell
Mitchell H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 6th, 2020

This was a perfect stay for our purposes! About 1:40 from Yosemite valley. ~5 minutes outside of town. Angela was very kind and inviting - the porch is a common space and has a killer view especially at sunset.

Hipcamper Jason

Great place outside of yosemite

Jason H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 4th, 2021

Great place! Host was very accommodating.

Hipcamper Ross
Ross G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
February 28th, 2021

Angela was a gracious host and the campsite was great. The shared deck space offers amazing views and even came with a few snacks and bottled watter.

Hipcamper Logan G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 21st, 2021
Property
Angela W.’s Land
State
California
Country
United States
$55/night
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