Hipcamp host Letitia L.
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Santosha is located on a private property in Youngsville, Louisiana. Just minutes from bike lane and the beautiful City of Youngsville. Located in the heart of Acadiana. All proceeds from camping at Santosha go towards the Acadiana Wildlife Bird of Prey Rescue also located on this beautiful five acre property. 

“The area of Lafayette, Louisiana is at the heart of Louis

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Santosha is located on a private property in Youngsville, Louisiana. Just minutes from bike lane and the beautiful City of Youngsville. Located in the heart of Acadiana. All proceeds from camping at Santosha go towards the Acadiana Wildlife Bird of Prey Rescue also located on this beautiful five acre property. 

“The area of Lafayette, Louisiana is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’. The rich cultural history, the tasty culinary scene and the distinctive Cajun and Zydeco music are all part of the cultural legacy created by the diverse people who settled here — Acadian, Creole, French, African, Spanish, Italian and Native Americans. It’s an area where the Cajun dialect is still spoken.

Visit Eunice and Opelousas for the Zydeco music, and Breaux Bridge for the crawfish. Head to St. Martinville (one of Louisiana's oldest towns and historically significant to the Acadian legacy) to see the beautiful architecture and buildings, many of which are listed on the historic register. Visit museums, antique markets, plantations, and historic churches. You must try the region’s famous boudin (sausage), dance to live music and visit one of the many festivals happening year-round such as Festival International de Louisiane, the Sweet Dough Pie Festival or Courir de Mardi Gras.

Once you’ve had your fill of crawfish, sweet dough pies, cracklins, étouffée and catfish, head into the boundless wonders of the Atchafalaya Basin, the largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of swamps, bayous, and backwater lakes. Learn more about the Lafayette area's restaurants and food. Start planning your trip." -- from Louisiana Travel

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
3 sites
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
No potable water
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Letitia a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Wildlife watching

The vibe at Santosha

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Hipcamper Ryan + Alex
Ryan + Alex S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 2nd, 2018

We had the best time at Santosha! The host was amazing. She was not only SUPER kind, but took care of injured birds. She showed us the birds she had currently, and even let us watch her release an own in the morning! It was an amazing experience. The lot was great. It was in the back of her home and super secluded. Mojo (our dog) was able to run around and enjoy the area. It was very quiet and safe. We would 100% come and stay here again! Highly suggested.

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Hipcamper Catherine
Catherine M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 2nd, 2018

We had a lovely night here at this spot. It was perfect for us and our dogs...they had enough room to run after a long day in the car. Quiet. Private. The host was lovely and also left us to enjoy our night.

Definitely can find some privacyGetting ready for a relaxing night Lots of space to roamOne of our pups welcoming the morning views
Hipcamper Flip
Flip V.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 9th, 2018

Beautiful campingsite and great host! Great location close to Lafayette. Would definitely recommend!

Hipcamper Hannah

A warm welcome to youngsville!

Hannah W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 4th, 2019

Letitia was incredibly warm and welcoming even though we arrived pretty late! She walked us out to our camping spot and was super helpful with recommendations for the area etc! Wish we could have spent more time together -- thanks so much!

Hipcamper Tricia
Tricia M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 12th, 2019

Great space with bonus owls.

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Hipcamper mark
Mark J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 19th, 2019

Stayed here on a drive across country. Instead of the typical warm November temperatures, I came in the midst of an arctic blast. Fortunately, since I was headed for Idaho, I was prepared for cold weather camping.
I arrived after dark, and a bit frazzled - driving solo on I-10, through rush hour traffic the last 2-3 hours. No chance to text Letitia and let her know my arrival time, so she was a bit surprised that I showed up in such cold weather. She had even brought her birds inside!
But her yard was just what I needed. True country peaceful, listening to the owls hooting was the only sound. Space was very comfy. Woke up the next morning refreshed, and got an early start. So much better than a public campground.
Only downside was I didn't get a chance for a tour. In Boise, we're very proud of our Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. I would love to have learned more about Letitia's work.

Hipcamper Letitia
Response from Letitia, the Host, on November 22nd, 2019

I’m glad you didn’t freeze! The next time you are in Louisiana stop by. Hopefully by then my center will be complete.

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Hipcamper Patrick K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2018
Property
Santosha
State
Louisiana
$15/night
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