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Cholla Ranch Camp, Glamping Tents

· Alpine, Texas
15 acres
3 sites
3 Lodging
Learn more about this land: Cholla Ranch Camp, situated in the Chihuahuan Desert of Far West Texas is both remote and convenient as it lies just a few miles from the small town of Alpine. This desert setting has been consistently used as a working ranch for decades. The camp is a 10 acre section we have dedicated to hosting guests out of the 1100 acre ranch. Three unique Glamping Tents are offered on the ranch to rent. Each tent offers indoor plumbing, comfy beds, refrigerator, microwave, heat and ac seasonally, a private deck, outdoor cooking space and much much more. From your deck is a direct view of the Twin Peaks during the day and spectacular stargazing at night. Pasture Horses and Cattle Roam the Property while Chickens stay safe in their oversized run. One part ranch, one part camp- all Far West Texas Desert. We supply a range of fantastic organic toiletries that help support our grey water system. Fresh Locally Ground Coffee and yes even snacks. Here at CRC we try to ensure your needs are well taking care of.  We look forward to your stay as a place to relax while being submerged in the history of the land. 
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Alpine, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Emma J.Joined in February 2021
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 2 hours
10 ratings · 10 reviews
Yolanda U.recommends
March 20, 2023
The TW Glamping Tent
TW - a delightful West Texas treat!
Emma’s land is easy to find and the TW is very comfortable and well-appointed with every thing one needs to help make the stay enjoyable. The decor is impressive at the TW, from the beautifully re-finished furniture to the artistic touches in the bathroom. What a treat to have organic oatmeal and organic honey for breakfast. The deck is also quite comfortable and we enjoyed star gazing under the lovely West Texas sky. It was a real treat to stay at the TW and we plan to go again soon.
Yolanda U.recommends
March 14, 2023
Cholla Ranch glamping at it’s best!
We loved staying at The Macintyre! Our wonderful hostess, Emma, thought of every last detail to make our stay most comfortable and thoroughly enjoyable. The decor was awe-inspiring, beginning with the color coordinated mid-century modern decor throughout the tent. We were impressed with the beautifully restored sewing cabinet turned bathroom sink vanity and the stereo console turned towel storage. The bathroom could be featured in a magazine. The bed was most cozy and comfortable during the chilly nights, and everything in the bedroom/living area was purposefully and tastefully placed to accommodate us and all our needs. My husband enjoyed his coffee and I enjoyed my tea, and we even had enough room for our friends to come join us from the other glamp tent and have a light breakfast each morning. We enjoyed wine on the deck and we loved watching the cows grazing in the distance. Such a peaceful, tranquil escape from the city noise. One evening we took our chairs off the deck and star-gazed as we ended a delightful day of hiking and taking in the area sights. We plan on going back again soon. Emma and Greg are delightful hosts! Thanks from Yoli and Joey (Austin)
Lisa T.recommends
November 16, 2022
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Perfect. Honestly, this place was absolutely perfect! We visited in the first cold front of November, so Emma had swapped out the AC for the heater when we arrived. Everything had printed instructions so we could settle in ourselves. The beds are incredibly comfortable, there is ample seating inside and out, plenty of places to stash your belongings for a longer stay. The en suite bathroom is a game changer in cold weather, and the tiny space heater in there made showering a truly pleasant experience after a long day at Big Bend. The toiletries were provided so we didn't have to pack as much nonsense. There are thoughtful snacks and drinks laid out, a decent sized mini fridge, a phenomenal propane grill and an easy but effective hot plate for cooking outside! Plenty of plates, utensils, cookware & seasoning. Stop by the Porters in town to stock up on any food you need. Emma even cooked us a full, delicious meal! The property is right off the road in Alpine so it's easy to get to and convenient for travel, but looking outside the front door you wouldn't know how close to town you really are. The birds and roosters sing you awake, and the coyotes sing you to sleep. The light from Alpine only dampens the dark sky a bit, you can still see the Milky Way and so much of our beautiful galaxy! Sunsets are unmatched. They dip below the mountains straight outside your front door, where there's a comfy couch and 100sqfr blanket for warm stargazing. 15/10, will be returning soon!
Brianna H.recommends
October 20, 2022
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
The perfect base for Aussies exploring Far West Texas! Emma has thought of everything you might need to stay in the region - whether relaxing with a record playing watching the sun go down, or providing tips for where to eat in town! Not only was the tent cute and cosy- Emma’s service goes above and beyond. We actually could not have done it without her- she provided us with assistance when our train was delayed into the early hours. Thank you Emma- and for anyone looking to book, you won’t be disappointed!!!
Adam K.recommends
June 27, 2022
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Our stay was delightful. The campsite was a nice reprieve from the heat and a good place to wash up and relax after doing so more primitive camping before. We were only there for a night, and we were extremely exhausted so we didn’t take advantage of all of the opportunities provided by the host, but I’m sure if we had it would have been lovely. The environment was cozy, and it allowed for a great hand and some wonderful stargazing.
Cristina R.recommends
April 10, 2022
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Wonderful Glamping Experience
I loved staying in Emma’s glamping tent. Nights were chilly when we were there but there is a heater AND bed heaters (amazing)! They have thought of everything from all the bathroom necessities, to cooking/eating necessities, even house personal shoes to wear in the tent. The place is decorated so thoughtfully with very cool personal “West Texas” touches. My favorite part was having coffee on the front porch, looking out over the landscape & mountains in the distance. (Emma or her husband would deliver coffee each morning - but there is also a hot water kettle to make your own, if you prefer that!) I can’t say enough about this place. Loved it and can’t wait to stay there again in the future!
Jasmine M.recommends
March 27, 2022
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
The views were beautiful, the tent was immaculate, and Emma was an amazing host!
Gail B.recommends
October 18, 2021
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Very comfortable, clean, well supplied. Plenty of room with lovely porch and view of sunset. Hosts were wonderful at keeping in touch and answering questions. Would highly recommend as a respite.
Danielle K.recommends
May 29, 2021
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Emma is a national treasure
The glamping experience you want is right here on this property. The bathroom and utilities are everything you need and the tent itself was such a beautiful and unique experience. Everything is thought out and Emma is one of the nicest and most helpful hosts I’ve ever experienced. Her customer service was extraordinary and a highlight of our stay. I do recommending getting there during the day to check in but overall we loved the tent and Emma even more amazing
Gregory F.recommends
May 16, 2021
The Triple R, Deluxe Canvas Cabin
Our first glamping experience on the Historic Ranch was absolutely a wonderful experience. Even better was the host, Emma, who greeted us upon entering. Emma was available for any questions and had many suggestions from eating locations to local and regional entertainment. We look forward to recommending Emma’s place to all our family and friends. We will be back to Glamp on the Historic Ramch hopefully soon. - Elizabeth & Greg
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