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Cajun retreat Campsite
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10 reviews
· Prairieville, Louisiana
2 acres
2 sites
2 RV
My wife and I are native south Louisianians. I grew up fishing, trawling, catching seafood, hunting and skiing in Westwego. My wife grew up near New Orleans eating poboys and beignets. We moved to Prairieville 20 years ago for their excellent public schools. It’s just over an hour from home and our Bayou property is very similar to what we we accustomed to in Cajun country. Learn more about this land: We own 2 acres of partially secluded property on Bayou Manchac. Our place is a genuine Cajun retreat inside and out. We’re operating one campsite and all 3 experience options at this time;. The site is on the Bayou; great for relaxing, bird and turtle watching, kayaking, etc. (There is a public boat launch if needed) Great place for adult only relaxation or for families. Grassy area with firepit for s’mores, archery equipment, etc. We’re close to Baton Rouge and LSU; also about an hour away from the New Orleans metro area. Authentic Cajun hosts lives in a unique A-frame on the property and can point you to swamp tours and seafood markets. We are lifelong locals with lots of knowledge of the area! We can interact with you as much or as little as you’d like. We love to cook and often share Cajun meals with our guests!. Quiet neighborhood for bike riding and walking.
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Prairieville, Louisiana, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Maria &Timmie M.Joined in March 2019
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Lisa P.recommends
April 13, 2021
Cajun Retreat RV Campsies
Relaxing by the bayou
Cajun Retreat was a wonderful experience. Relaxing by the bayou, learning how to eat crawfish and blue crab was something I finally get to check off my bucket list. Maria and Timmie are amazing hosts, and it was a great place for a woman traveling alone to feel safe and welcome.
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Peri S.recommends
March 6, 2021
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Hospitality, peaceful stay in the B
We had a perfect, relaxing week in the Bayou and look forward to coming back. This is the place to go if you want to connect with your hosts. Maria & Timmie are so friendly, hospitable and generous. We shared several meals (so delish) and had fun learning about their family and the region. We parked close to their house and had the run of the yard, which slopes down to a bayou stream. Our kids loved the rocker and hammock. They did remote school and we remotely worked. Internet works best closest to the house and water. This was a great launching off point to visit the Whitney Plantation (30 min) and New Orleans (1 hr and 15 min). We also visited the Cajun Village in Sorrento (25 m). There isn't a ton else around that we wanted to visit, but wished we had had time to take Timmie up on his offer to do swamp boat tour (1 hr and 15 m away). Word to the wise ... this neighborhood has dogs every off leash. They mostly keep to their yard, but for this city girl, it felt uncomfortable to take my own two dogs on a walk by myself (which is too bad bc I normally walk more than an hr a day). The dogs also barked throughout the night several of the nights. It didn't ruin the week or anything and certainly isn't the fault of the hosts, but if you are a light sleeper, this could be a challenge without some white noise machine or something. If you like to keep to yourself while traveling, this place might not be for you. But if you view travel as a cool way to connect with new people, food and experiences, this will be a rich and rewarding place to stop.
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Tim R.recommends
January 24, 2021
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Gorgeous bayou spot
Gorgeous bayou spot right on the water and Maria and Timmie are excellent hosts!
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Jerilyn N.recommends
January 7, 2021
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If you are looking to experience life on the Bayou with two of the friendliest and kind people you’ll ever meet, this is the spot for you. To me, the hosts make the location. Timmie and Maria are so excited to tell you about their home, their land, and the customs of the area. We were just passing through and sadly were only able to share one meal in town with them, but we plan on returning to enjoy their company and their all encompassing knowledge of Louisiana!
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Alex K.recommends
October 23, 2020
Cajun Retreat RV Campsies
Great time on the bayou!
The setting at the Cajun retreat was amazing! Very peaceful and private with hardly anyone else around. Taking my conference calls on the comfy chair swing right on the bank of the bayou is something I can get used to. Maria and Timmie were great hosts and it was clear that they put their heart and soul into insuring their guests both have a great time and learn something (probably many somethings) about the Cajun culture. They both really made us feel like family while we where there. The highlight of our visit was Timmie teaching us how to catch Blue Crabs and Maria then cooking up a true Cajun Crab Boil with our bounty. We all loved it!
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Jord T.recommends
May 28, 2020
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Maria is the best ! . Just passed through wish we had a few more nights to stay and enjoy.
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