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Pitch camp, settle in, and relax on our beautiful 5.5 acre rustic farmstead, nestled in the cozy hills of Aromas, CA! We are just minutes away from Highway 101, but far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. Our property features sweeping majestic views toward the coast of Monterey and down toward Big Sur. The land features walking trails up toward a be

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Pitch camp, settle in, and relax on our beautiful 5.5 acre rustic farmstead, nestled in the cozy hills of Aromas, CA! We are just minutes away from Highway 101, but far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. Our property features sweeping majestic views toward the coast of Monterey and down toward Big Sur. The land features walking trails up toward a beautiful oak grove at the ridge of the property, and down the other side into several acres of wilderness. We are located about 15 minutes from the ocean at Moss Landing, and 30 to 45 minutes away from Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel and Santa Cruz.

Our main campsite is large enough to pitch a 6-person tent (15'x15'), or two smaller (2-3 person) tents. The site features a large shared fire pit and grill, and a picnic table which can comfortably seat 4. We have a portable toilet for guest use, an outdoor sink with hot water, and a semi-enclosed “indoor/outdoor” shower with plenty of hot water and pressure. 

Whether you’re passing through on a road trip along California’s majestic landscape, or looking to spend some time getting to know the lush landscape of the Central Coast, we welcome you with open arms!

Please note:

We are a nonprofit educational eco-arts farm and your booking supports environmental stewardship and arts education for underserved communities. Thank you for your support!

Our farm features a guest yurt in addition to the tent site. The bathroom and fire pit are shared amenities. We encourage social distancing during use of these amenities. All common spaces are disinfected daily. 

We place the highest value on respect--for the land, and for the people, plants, and animals that call this area home. While you are here, please consider yourself a partner in stewarding this place. 

Strict Quiet Hours: Please be very conscientious of our neighbors --no loud noise or music after 10pm.

Strict Fire Safety Rules: Campfires must be attended at all times, and extinguished fully with water provided. 

Dogs/Pets: Several friendly dogs live on the property. Please let us know ahead of time if you intend to bring dogs. Dogs need to be leashed and supervised at all times. Our property is not fully fenced, and there are sensitive habitats. 

Parking is limited. Please let us know if you are arriving in more than one vehicle.

Our whole property is on a slope with dirt paths --wear good walking shoes!

If you have made it this far, then I trust you have read and understand our camp site! Please mention "Farm Art Community" in your request to ensure a very quick acceptance of your booking. Thanks!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Travis a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Sarah

Nice spot-needs updated description

Sarah E.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2019

The owners of the property are very nice but the listing doesn’t show how closely you camp to their property. The tent site is very close to their cabin, which we weren’t expecting because they describe the property as a 5+ acre spread.

The listing makes it sound like you can explore the 5 acres of property but on arrival, one of the hosts told us that the walking paths are covered in poison oak.

The tent site itself is not leveled but the listing describes it as flat, so be prepared to sleep at a slight angle.

If you are planning to bring two cars, communicate with the host beforehand. We weren’t told to bring only one car but the parking situation was limited.

The listing shows a campfire and picnic table but doesn’t say it’s shared with two yurts.

Hipcamper Travis
Response from Travis , the Host, on July 14th, 2019

Thanks so much Sarah for booking our campsite, it was great to have you and your party! I wanted to address a couple of points in your review, and to let you know that we have made some slight alterations to our profile per your suggestions. Your party was advised that the timing of your stay coincided with the annual proliferation of Poison Oak in California. We suggested that you keep a close watch out for Poison Oak, especially if your party was interested in exploring the back acreage of our property. All our guests are welcome to explore the property, you were simply given a warning about the presence of Poison Oak in our back forest. Your booking request specified that your party was bringing one vehicle on-site. We were notified by you in the course your stay that your booking was inaccurate, and that you needed an additional parking space for a second vehicle. We were able to make the appropriate accommodations for you and your party. We have added to our listing that parking is limited on-site, and that booking requests must reflect accurate head counts and vehicle counts. Our listing has always specified that the fire pit is a communal space, though we acknowledge that Hipcamp's user interface does make this piece of information difficult to find if you're not looking for it. We have reiterated the information in our profile to make it more clear. And finally, we do live on-site here, and we make it a point to be present and available for questions or concerns while campers are arriving and settling in. If your party had concerns regarding the site where your tent was pitched, and if you had asked, we would have been happy to offer you two alternative tent sites which may have been more to your liking. Again, thanks for staying with us Sarah, and for providing us with helpful feedback. Feel free to stay here again anytime in the future, we look forward to having you!

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Hipcamper Stephanie

A little piece of heaven!

Stephanie S.
recommends this listing.
May 27th, 2019

What a gem! This site is incredibly picturesque, removed enough that you feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere but only about 10 minutes from the 101. The family are so sweet and accommodating, they have created a great site! There’s running water and a bathroom and a shower, a great fire pit area and lounge/hammock space to hang out. The site has two yurts that we didn’t stay in but looked so fun and in a nice side area. They’re starting to develop an awesome farm area and we will definitely be back to see what they’re growing!

Hipcamper Tony
Tony D.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2019

Very nice people, with a great fire pit and they offer you fire wood the whole time which is nice. The camping area is not very secluded and is on a small slope which makes it difficult to sleep on at times. They do provide a hot shower outside which is great.

Hipcamper April Joy
April Joy R.
recommends this listing.
February 18th, 2020

This is a great location with beautiful views. The owners are very friendly and communicative and keep up a clean, safe space. Not the most secluded tent site, but not without privacy.

Hipcamper Molly

Great little get away

Molly J.
recommends this listing.
June 25th, 2020

We had a lovely time staying here. Directions were easy to follow, and the property was easy to find. Once we arrived, we were warmly greeted by our hosts and they made sure we were all settled in. The location is great, approximately 30-45 minutes from great destinations for hiking, and exploring in the redwoods, or playing at the central coast beaches. The site is clean and quiet super refreshing from crowded campsites. This camping trip was the first with our baby, and it was nice to have a private quiet site for naps. Overall, a great get away!

Hipcamper Jerome

Relaxing and quiet campsite

Jerome P.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2020

We had a great time visiting this area and Travis is a very kind host. The space is on a hillside without heavy winds and good views. We enjoyed cooking over the campfire and watching the horses at sunset. Outdoor sink with warm water was easily accessible for washing hands and dishes. Exceptionally quiet most of day and night.

Hipcamper Sajira
Sajira T.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2020

My friends and I had a lovely weekend at Aromas Hills. The tent site was great, with our own picnic table and a shared fire pit. I was a bit worried because I saw some other reviews said the site wasn't leveled, but it definitely was! It was also great to have such a nice shower with hot water.

The view from the site was my favorite, definitely the contrast my friends and I needed to life at the moment.

Hipcamper Brian
Brian G.
recommends this listing.
June 17th, 2019

great little spot with awesome hosts! would go back again soon

Hipcamper Charles

Awesome stay in aromas

Charles F.
recommends this listing.
June 24th, 2019

Travis and Jessica were awesome hosts! Very kid and dog friendly space with great amenities.

Property
Aromas Hills
State
California
Country
United States
$80/night
1 Site
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