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The newly updated, IG worthy, and re-named Lunette hut (formerly the Gypsy Hut) was named so by our wonderful and supportive Instagram followers during a recent fun IG campaign!

 Come spend an evening in this spacious hut and enjoy a peaceful night under the majestic beauty of the desert skies.  The Lunette hut has one of our most spacious inte


The newly updated, IG worthy, and re-named Lunette hut (formerly the Gypsy Hut) was named so by our wonderful and supportive Instagram followers during a recent fun IG campaign!

 Come spend an evening in this spacious hut and enjoy a peaceful night under the majestic beauty of the desert skies.  The Lunette hut has one of our most spacious interiors which could fit a cot or floor sleeping space, along with the full sized bed provided.  

Shelter 3, the Lunette, offers a double bed. (sleeps 2)  

The Blue Sky Center is a innovative rural community design and development non-profit organization located just outside the small high-desert townsite of New Cuyama, CA.

Please take a moment to read through the description of our Shelter Circle so that you can choose which Shelter best fits your needs. Also, it's important to note that, at this time, we cannot host walk-in guests. It is necessary to make a reservation or at the very least contact us to make arrangements for your stay. We'd love to have you but need to know you're coming!

Our five canvas topped; Shelton designed shelters offer our most inclusive camping experience. Furnished with beds, furniture, linens, lighting, and electrical outlets, you're sure to be comfortable in your one of a kind hut. Circled around the main fire ring and adjacent to Khalili Cantina, you'll have opportunity for community with fellow campers, to relax in the cantina, or in our numerous hammocks around the property. 

Shelter 1, the Pope, offers a double bed. (sleeps 2)

Shelter 2, the Quonset, offers two single beds. (sleeps 2)

Shelter 3, the Lunette, offers a double bed. (sleeps 2)

Shelter 4, the Gable, offers a double bed. (sleeps 2)

Shelter, 5, the Snail, offers a double bed. (sleeps 2)

You make the call as to how many people each hut will accommodate but the max that is possible is four at the very most.

We have oak fire wood for purchase here - $5/bundle (deposit into the wood box).The main fire ring is large and is commonly the center of activity in the evening. We have picnic benches for eating and overhead lights. A large grill is available to place over the fire for cooking, and a smaller wood grill is available for cooking as well.

**new update as of November 2017: due to the staff time required to clean huts and prepare for the next guest we are requiring a cleaning fee for all campers bringing a pet along with them on their trip. Thank you for understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry friends!**

Situated on 330 acres in the high desert, the Blue Sky Center is a great place to relax, stargaze, explore, or perhaps watch a few small planes come and go. It is an ideal basecamp for your activities in the area, which include the nearby Los Padres National Forest, Sierra Madre mountain range, Carrizo Plain National Monument, and Wind Wolves Preserve.

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Blue Sky a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 13% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

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Natural features you'll find at Lunette Hut (Formerly Gypsy Hut) in California.


The vibe at Lunette Hut (Formerly Gypsy Hut)

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Hipcamper Cas
Cas B.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2017

We loved everything about our stay in the Gypsy Hut. The design of the Gypsy Hut, Shelter Circle and Cantina were really cool and made the glamping experience very convenient. The bathrooms and showers in the 2 buildings were nice and it was quiet so there were no lines or crowds leaving us to wait our turn. We enjoyed the campfire area and met some new friends, everyone was so nice. We experienced all types of weather which proves you can have an amazing time no matter what the elements bring. It was hot and windy when we arrived, then a sand and rain storm came through right over us. Nothing got wet in the hut, we were fully covered and we were able to escape the rain and sleep pleasantly. We brought our 2 pups and there were other dogs around the area which was nice. We also had friends using the dispersed camping area and they enjoyed their time as well. If you're looking for a great spot to bring friends, this is definitely the place. We will be back for sure.

Hipcamper Amy
Amy F.
recommends this listing.
September 28th, 2017

Gypsy hut was secluded and beautiful! We had the place to ourselves and utilized the fire pit and wooden tables. We had a great nights sleep under the stars and can't wait to go back! Would highly recommend this for anyone on the road or as a planned destination!

Hipcamper Coral
Coral H.
recommends this listing.
April 2nd, 2018

Loved it . The bedding was warm and comfortable and the sheets a wonderful thick cotton (no polyester). It was a delight to be there and sit around the fire chatting with other campers. The commune areas were well equipped and beautiful. Who knew all the history about the area. I would love to bring friends here.

Hipcamper Emily
Emily H.
recommends this listing.
April 9th, 2018

Amazing trip. Great facilities ...and oh so cute. Loved getting to explore the surrounding area and having a relaxing gals weekend with my best friends. We'll be back!

Hipcamper Erik
Erik N.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2018

Unique experience, both the hut and the sorroundings :)

Hipcamper Dane
Dane S.
recommends this listing.
July 8th, 2018

A beautiful site that lives up to all the expectations. An amazing place to go with a group or just spending time with one person. Definitely recommend to anyone

Hipcamper Sebastian
Sebastian M.
recommends this listing.
October 16th, 2018

Nice planwagon in New Cumaya. Nice view at the mountains. Had fullmoon. Nights get cold so bring a extra blanket or ask for one. bathrooms are in the mainbuilding modern and clean.

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Hipcamper Robynell
Robynell A.
recommends this listing.
April 1st, 2019

This place was phenomenal! My boyfriend and I stayed in the Gypsy Hut and it was so cozy. It was a bit chilly at night but the heated mattress and the space heater really helped. Melanie showed us around the place and she was really awesome with answering our questions and attending to us. We loved this place so much and plan on coming back ❤️

Gypsy Hut
Hipcamper Jennifer

Unique and cooler than imagined

Jennifer C.
recommends this listing.
April 20th, 2019

Definitely not what I was expecting but pleased as punch with our experience. I am really looking forward to returning with my business partner for opportunities to Creatively connect with the community. This is a innovative, forward thinking establishment and it’s right up our alley- we own a production company and nonprofit. Thanks blue sky for the unique and joyous experience.

Lunette Hut (Formerly Gypsy Hut)
Blue Sky Center
United States
1 Site

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