Hipcamp host N & S S.,
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This campsite is on its own parcel and can accommodate up to three RVs, trailers, or camper vans.

Get away from it all, while being in the middle of everything! Resting at 2,800’ feet enjoy acres of privacy from your self contained unit, RV or travel trailer, while camping on your own secluded parcel with unparalleled panoramic views of the Monterey Bay.  

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This campsite is on its own parcel and can accommodate up to three RVs, trailers, or camper vans.

Get away from it all, while being in the middle of everything! Resting at 2,800’ feet enjoy acres of privacy from your self contained unit, RV or travel trailer, while camping on your own secluded parcel with unparalleled panoramic views of the Monterey Bay.  

Experience everything the Bay Area has to offer from this mountain top site. With jaw dropping views, and roughly 50 minutes to any city in the Bay Area, this site is ideal for any person looking for an adventurous getaway retreat.  

The seclusion and privacy make this an uncommon, yet ideal romantic trip.  This site is sheltered by the manzanitas and pines of this chaparral community, with its Eastern border along Uvas County Park.

Adventure seekers will find paradise here!  Mount Madonna Park with miles of trails is 20 minutes down the road. You can dump your septic there as well!  Horseback riding rentals are located near the park as well as an archery range. 

Demonstration forest is 15 minutes down the road, with miles of mountain biking. Spend a day at one of the beaches in Santa Cruz, Capitola, Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Davenport, Half Moon Bay, Monterey, or Carmel and return to your private oasis. Or Explore Silicon Valley from this centrally located parcel.

Kim Son Meditation Center and Mount Madonna Center are approximately 15 minutes away.  There are also wonderful wineries throughout the mountains here.

The trip to the site will begin with a three mile drive on a private dirt road.  Being on the very top of a mountain brings more seasonality than the surrounding cities.  Please be prepared for any kind of extreme weather.  It is possible for it to get windy, foggy, rainy, hot and sunny, and even sometimes snowy.

Please note: The nearest grocer is 30 minutes from this site. Emergency supplies are available for delivery to your campsite. Cell phone reception is good on most carriers.  Pets are allowed.  Enjoy your time howling at the moon, star gazing, bird watching/wildlife viewing, or relaxing with your favorite libation.

Don't forget your camera!

Since this is our first year renting our land we have found that August is a high wasp season time in the mountains. We are doing everything humanly possible to hunt down each and every Wasp for your enjoyment. With this in mind we ask you use the provided bug repellent, keep the lid to the trash closed, and do not pour grease anywhere you do not want wasps.
RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 30ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send N & S a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at #1 Acres of Privacy Heavenly Views in California.

Coastal
Desert
Forest
Mountainous
Farm

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Hipcamper Harald

Serene spot for a weekend getaway

Harald K.
recommends this listing.
October 12th, 2021

Loved the view and the silence. No cars can be seen as the street is behind trees. Depending on where you put the camper, you can see either side of the ridge.

Wasps got slightly annoying, but we refilled the traps they already had put up with some wasp favorites and trapped some more. Just be prepared.

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Hipcamper Tzipora
Tzipora W.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 3rd, 2021

The property itself is really lovely - pretty quiet, beautiful views, plenty of room for activities. We had a wonderful weekend and warm nights. We did have a really hard time with the yellow jackets, though - it was really challenging to eat breakfast without getting swarmed and having a relaxing, leisurely morning was out of the question, though they did calm down around 10am. The toilet situation was also not ideal.

Hipcamper Dana
Dana C.
recommends this listing.
September 26th, 2021

What a wonderful find! 360° view from a top of the Santa Cruz mountains and only about an hour and a few minutes from home. Can’t wait to return.

Hipcamper Jill

Magical

Jill V.
recommends this listing.
September 20th, 2021

We loved the seclusion and absolute beauty of this area…stayed 4 nights. Host was responsive and helpful.

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Hipcamper Leo

Yellow jackets!

Leo C.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 14th, 2021

This spot is placed nicely on top of a mountain with beautiful views. There’s a nice table and trash can on site and the four to five campsites I saw were spaced nicely apart from each other. However the yellow jackets are intense and plenty which I wish we knew of before hand. It does get warm during the day and the porta John is fine for me but maybe not for some of the faint of heart.

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Hipcamper Catherine
Catherine G.
recommends this listing.
September 13th, 2021

Amazing views! Very private, secluded location. Was quite a trek to get to but worth it.

Hipcamper Jayne

Fab camping escape!

Jayne F.
recommends this listing.
September 12th, 2021

Beautiful location, quite off the beaten track, rough road surface up the camp as it’s unpaved but we didn’t mind that, adds to the adventure! Host was really responsive to a question we had when we arrived and they answered as soon as they were messaged. We stayed in #1. Really private and great views. Thumbs up!

#1 Acres of Privacy Heavenly Views
Hipcamper Liana
Liana H.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2021

Amazing views, very secluded, and a picnic table and fire pit! What more could you ask for?!

Hipcamper christopher

Awesome!

Christopher M.
recommends this listing.
August 21st, 2021

Fantasy site! Flat, clean, great for larger rig.

Property
Santa Cruz Bayview Retreat
State
California
Country
United States
$75/night
1 Site

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