Hipcamp host Connie S.
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Come and breathe the fresh mountain air in our brand new Casita in the redwood forest. Glamping in style, our Casita is situated on a ridge overlooking the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains; The Casita is completely private and separate from the main house. Outdoor shower attached to Casita  Enjoy the view with a glass of wine on the front porch. Walk out front door to trai


Come and breathe the fresh mountain air in our brand new Casita in the redwood forest. Glamping in style, our Casita is situated on a ridge overlooking the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains; The Casita is completely private and separate from the main house. Outdoor shower attached to Casita  Enjoy the view with a glass of wine on the front porch. Walk out front door to trails through the redwoods. Excellent restaurants in small, quaint town of Felton, home to majestic Henry Cowell State Park. Or drive 20 minutes to Santa Cruz. 

Felton is a community of 6K residents who live in the beautiful redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The two block long downtown area offers restaurants, market, shopping and sightseeing at the Big Foot Museum and Henry Cowell State Park with miles of single track running and mountain biking trails. We have a 1 - night minimum on weekends..

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Fire ban in effect
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Wifi available
Bins available
No picnic table
Have a question? Send Connie a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 87%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Casita - Redwoods Retreat in California.

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Swimming hole

The vibe at Casita - Redwoods Retreat

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Hipcamper Nikki
Nikki N.
recommends this listing.
May 8th, 2018

This place was a dream! Connie and her family were so nice and welcoming! Connie showed us around the property and told us about local places we should check out. We stayed in the Casita, which has an amazing view of the Santa Cruz mountains. It was a nice and cozy little cottage with a couch and a table seating area downstairs and a comfy bed in the upstairs loft area. Perfect place to spend a relaxing evening in. It's in a secluded area of their property, so you feel like it's your own little piece of land. There is also an outdoor shower you can use and they provide robes for you in the cottage :)
I would highly recommend this place if you plan on going anywhere near Santa Cruz!

Front porch of the Casita, perfect for enjoying a warm evening in the Santa Cruz mountains. Fire pit in the backyard. Your own secluded area of the property. Queen bed loft area.
Hipcamper Connie
Response from Connie, the Host, on August 7th, 2019

You will be happy to hear we are live with our listing again! Come back soon!

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Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher B.
recommends this listing.
May 11th, 2018

A delightful little loft/cabin in the woods near Santa Cruz. The porch view is stellar, and the property is lovely. We loved our time here.

Hipcamper Vera
Vera ø.
recommends this listing.
June 17th, 2018

We had a wonderful time staying at the Mountainview Casita. The place was spotless, peaceful and indeed had a beautiful view from the porch. The bathroom in the main house was easily accessible, and very nice (nicer than the picture online). Connie was communicative ahead of time, and had made a great list of recommendations for places to eat and things to do in the area. We especially enjoyed swimming in the Garden of Eden and breakfast at Rocky’s. To sum it all up, we would greatly recommend staying here, and would love to come back.

Hipcamper Sara
Sara L.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2018

We had a great time! The room was super cozy and the view was pretty unreal. The host was super friendly and the spot was really close to the Great Basin campsites where we were staying the next night. There's also an amazing natural grocery store in Felton very nearby where we loaded up on filtered water and organic foods.

Hipcamper Aaron
Aaron S.
recommends this listing.
January 6th, 2019

We loved staying at the Casita! It was situated on a gorgeous, secluded 2-acre property yet still only a ~5min drive from the local town and ~20-25min from Santa Cruz. Was the perfect mix of seclusion in the mountains yet very close to other things as well! We'd absolutely stay here again and recommend others to check it out as well!

Hipcamper Jared
Jared L.
recommends this listing.
April 24th, 2018

Great little place. Wonderful property with amazing view on the mountain. Great host as well!

Morning view!
Hipcamper Gabriela
Gabriela F.
recommends this listing.
April 28th, 2018

The Casita was just what we were looking for to relax and unwind for the weekend away from the city. Connie was an incredible host!! The views were amazing.

Hipcamper Anne
Anne M.
recommends this listing.
April 28th, 2018

Great stay at the casita! Everything was clean and cozy. Connie was a helpful host and provided good local suggestions for what to see and where to eat in the area.

Hipcamper Steph
Steph S.
recommends this listing.
May 21st, 2018

The casita was a great stay if you're visiting Santa Cruz or on the way down to Big Sur. It is a new construction, however, so Connie and her husband are still working out some minor kinks (the shower right beside the casita isn't functional yet so you need to walk down to the front of the property for a shower; would be great to have a sink/tap on the side of the house). But, overall, it was a lovely place nestled in the mountains. Also note that the casita wasn't as removed as I thought it would be since it's pretty close to the main house and you may be sharing the outdoor spaces with other guests who are staying in the VW bus parked on the property, but it depends on whether you feel up for mingling or doing your own thing!

Fire pit area looking out onto the mountainsSteps up from main house area to casitaApproaching the casita from the stepsCasita!
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