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White Sands Culinary Camp

· Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico
5 acres hosted by Chęf üdø H.
4 RV/tent sites
Just three short miles from Oliver Lee State Park, our primitive camp doesn't yet have all of the amenities of the state park, but we offer amenities the park doesn't! Your Camp Host, Chef Üdø, is onsite most days and evenings, and has 30 years' experience in the catering and private chef biz, and as a camp host. He's happy to coordinate hot meals for you and your companions! No more need to go into town to get a pizza or some icky fast food! We will make you a homemade pizza, dry-aged steak, brined chicken, buffalo burger, or lasagna...all in-house. Vegan, vegetarian, kosher, low-sodium, and most other dietary restrictions are no problem! We'll bake you a birthday cake, brownies, pie, or even Crème brûlée! Contact Chef Üdø for more details and please check out our menu in the “Extras” section of our campsite listing. We can make just about anything in our sanitary kitchen facilities. We cook with a spirit of Love and inclusion in our kitchen, and it shows! ❤️ Chef Üdø maintains current local food handler's certification, as well as HAACP federal certification. Prices are friendly and competitive with local restaurants. Vacuum-sealed frozen meals, aka “sous vide” available for most recipes. (Please check “extras” section for more detail) We offer a 15amp electrical connection, access to clean running water, and access to our 4 acre back pasture. And if you prefer a more luxurious camping experience, we offer a BnB experience in our amazing rooftop tent!! This package includes exclusive use of the entire campsite, as well as a catered meal for two! We feature unparalleled views of the sunrise over the mountains, as well as convenient access to the park and Lincoln National Forest, White Sands National Monument, BLM off-road parklands, and nearby Alamogordo. Firewood available onsite for friendly prices (provided there isn't a current burn ban). **Be among the first to experience the most luxurious tent camping in our SmittyBilt Overlander Gen. 2 XL rooftop tent! Crisp, freshly sanitized linens, soft fleece or cotton blankets available. (Please note rental is *only* for the rooftop tent. Jeep rental is not available). For warmer months, we provide Air Conditioning for the rooftop tent at no extra cost! Additional onsite and backcountry packages are available, including fully-catered backcountry excursions in the Lincoln National Forest, wildlife spotting tours, photo tours, and even backcountry drive-in movies are available! Campfire setup, breakfast and omelette bar also available. ***Please note we do not yet have a handwashing sink but provide a spigot or water hose.
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13 ratings · 12 reviews
Daniel C.recommends
July 1, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
Camping on Chęf-Üdø’s land was super easy and convenient, a perfect end to a long days drive. The desert landscape is host to a myriad of wildlife including quail, lizards, beetles, and more! Chęf-Üdø was a wonderful and generous host and chef. The smoked brisket nachos and omletes were spledid and savory! The chocolate ship oatmeal cookies melted in our mouths. Expect big skies and delicious food!
Collin B.recommends
June 16, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
Great food and a great friendly host! Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a convenient spot near white sands.
Tom H.
June 10, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
Nice man, ended up not staying. He refunded most of our money. Location was too remote and environmentally not good for tent camping that night.
Riley M.
June 8, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
Honest review
My friend and I stayed here in early June. Udo seemed very nice and was super responsive to my messages when I was there. The campsite is in Udo’s backyard and was pretty much all dirt with no vegetation. It was a stunning view but was a bit dusty and when the wind blew you in turn got very dusty. It was also extremely hot which made putting up the tent or being at the campsite during the day miserable especially with no shade. The toilet was a man made composting toilet which is really cool although there were a couple bugs in there but that’s to be expected. Overall I think the campsite was overpriced for what we got. Considering there’s Aguirre Spring Campground not too far with just as amazing views and vegetation/trees, picnic tables, and pit toilets for $7.
Edgar S.recommends
June 2, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
Come for the pizza!
Come for the pizza then stay the night! Chef offered to make us a sourdough pizza as part of an add-on to our stay. The pizza was truly great. The site itself was also good and relatively private. No shade, but the dry desert wind provides a nice constant breeze. Chef is very friendly, helpful, and very communicative. This was one of the better hipcamps we have had.
Julz L.recommends
May 31, 2024
Mountain View Campsite
10/10 stargazing
We saw the most amazing skies here camping! The compost toilet was very clean :) Trevor is a great communicator and omelette maker. Take him up on breakfast!
Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Mescalero Apache and Ndé Kónitsąąíí Gokíyaa (Lipan Apache) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Chęf üdø H.Joined in February 2024
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