Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
WindTree is an awesome retreat perched high on top of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California, over looking the entire Monterey Bay and Santa Clara Valley. WindTree is sacred land used by many over the past 30 years for retreat and ceremony. It has also been a working "Wwoof" -ing farm for volunteers from all over the world to come and learn about organic gardening in a fun, beautiful, nurturing community restoring our sense of interrelatedness and encouraging planetary sustainability by our choices and concerns for the wellness of the environment. You can make your experience apart of this community or enjoy a quiet private camp site away from any activities. We are off the grid with solar power and our own well. We have small organic gardens with chickens and goats. You will love it up here under the stars.
Los Gatos, Santa Cruz, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Tamien Nation, Popeloutchom (Amah Mutsun), Ohlone, Awaswas, and Muwekma First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Elena R.Joined in June 2018
206 ratings · 133 reviews
December 1, 2023
We really loved our stay at Sunrise at Wind Tree. This is an adorable community with a warm, welcoming vibe. We enjoyed hanging out together in the unit, making nature crafts by the pond, eating apples fresh off the trees, and strolling around the property.
Things to note that might be helpful: No hot water in the unit itself, so you will have to heat up water to do dishes if you so choose (plenty of tea kettles). There was also no obvious way to sort waste in the unit, so be aware of that ahead of time and use paper grocery bags or something like that. The bedrooms do not have heating vents, so bring hot water bottles. We could not get the wi-fi to work our entire stay, which we didn't mind, but good to know.
Otherwise, this is a beautiful property and we'd love to return!
November 28, 2023
Perfect location to enjoy view of Santa Cruz. Quiet and clean comp site. Definitely we will come back again
November 27, 2023
Camping at Medicine Wheel
Camping at Medicine Wheel site was great. It had a great view of Santa Cruz. There was people close by if you needed but still very private. The area was very open with a fire pit. It also had a clean outhouse. There were a lot of trails close by to explore. Getting there was a little bumpy, would recommend getting there during daylight hours.
November 26, 2023
Beautiful spot and beautiful views of the mountains and cities below. Easy access to Santa Cruz & Capitola.
I would say quiet and peaceful if it wasn’t for the bunch of people that were right above our campground making lots of noise on our last day making it kind of a bummer. Other than that I would definitely come back.
November 18, 2023
Really fun area to stay in, Would recommend for a quiet getaway.
November 13, 2023
The cob house was cute, comfortable and in a great space for exploring and taking in a slow pace of life.
My son enjoyed picking apples from the trees and exploring the many trails and spaces the land provides.
The only thing I would recommend is some running water and soap for the toilet.