Amazing Glamping Bus with Mountain Views near Malibu Creek State Park, California

Caravan in Calabasas, CA

4 guests • 2 beds

8 reviews

This amazing glamping bus has mountain views and is located in Monte Nido, near Malibu Creek State Park, in California and can accommodate four guests. As guests enter the bus, they will find the living room with a sofa bed easily converts into another bed should additional sleeping space be required. There is full kitchen, a tiled shower, and a compost toilet—that may be substituted for an outhouse at times. In the back, there is a marvelous bedroom that boasts a regal queen-size bed dressed with quality linens, with a privacy curtain and a flat-screen TV. The bus includes all of the essentials for cooking, as well as towels provided by the host. There is a hand tiled shower and a compost toilet inside the bus, which may be swapped with a luxury outhouse. The toilet, on the bus, is a compost toilet and can be challenging for guests to use and maintain, so we’ve added a temporary outhouse to use instead.

The bus features plenty of seating space, both inside and outside, where glampers will love to sit back and relax after a rewarding day of outdoor activity. When hunger strikes, guests can whip up a meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, which includes a refrigerator, an oven, and a stove. Glampers can enjoy their tasty treat from inside the comfort of the bus or outside for lovely al fresco dining.

Outside this Malibu State Park getaway, a charming deck awaits guests with ample seating space, including a futon couch on a small deck, a dining table to seat six, other sitting areas, and a hammock for lazy days. . It is a great nook to sip on a fresh cup of coffee in the morning or a crisp glass of wine as the sun paints the sky in fiery hues. The bus is featured in the Netflix movie 'Expedition Happiness' and is part of a larger retreat property. There is a guest house and main house which also share the 3 acres of land. Guests of the bus will have shared access to the glorious natural bottom pool and Jacuzzi. Additionally, yoga and sound healing classes may sometimes be offered.

With all of the wonderful facilities offered, guests will have everything they need and more to have a comfortable stay. The bus boasts a spacious deck furnished with a cozy sofa that beckons guests to kick their feet up after a long day of exploring the great outdoors. It is also equipped with a barbecue and a hammock for ultimate relaxation. Additionally, a shared pool and Jacuzzi are readily available, as well as beach equipment such as towels, umbrellas, and snorkeling gear.

On the upper lot, the main house & Music Promoter Guest House share the beautiful natural bottom pool and jacuzzi with guests! There is a lovely outdoor yoga deck which guests can enjoy during one of the scheduled yoga classes or sound healing baths (guests receive 50% discounts). If glampers would like to have the pool or Jacuzzi heated, there are additional costs: $20 per day for Jacuzzi and $75 per day for pool, with a 2 day minimum for either. Guests should let hosts know, as advance notice is needed.

The toilet is a compost toilet and shower is small and on the bus

The compost toilet is very challenging for guests to use & maintain, so we’ve added a temporary outhouse to use instead.

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Features and services


  • 1 Queen-size bed

  • 1 Sofa bed

Most popular features

  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • National Park

  • Heating

  • Private Outdoor pool

  • Air conditioning

  • Private Indoor pool

  • Fridge

  • stove


  • Cleaning services

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Where you will stay

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Calabasas, California

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Scenic views
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
    5 miles straight-line distance
    9 kilometers straight-line distance

Glampers yearning for a unique glamping experience in nature should look no further than this incredible bus rental in Calabasas, California. This one-of-a-kind rental is a revamped school bus and offers guests a getaway like no other. From an inviting patio area, guests will be able to enjoy stunning views of the natural surrounding beauty, which is comprised of lush greenery and majestic mountains looming in the distance. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted with the rental’s proximity to a wide array of parks that offer a myriad of entertaining outdoor activities. Furthermore, the property’s seclusion away from the hubbub of modern tourism makes it an ideal choice for those wishing to escape the fast pace of everyday life and to spend their days in full tranquility amid nature.

This special spot is nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains and backs up to Malibu Creek Park. While the property is in nature, it is also just five miles from Malibu’s sandy beaches (PCH & Pepperdine University), five miles from Oldtown Calabasas and the 101 freeway. The LA 5-star Saddle Peak Lodge is just across from the driveway and the California Wildlife Center is neighboring. The three beautiful acres of the property have mountain view’s, grand oak trees, world-famous hiking trails, natural boulders, deer, raccoons, coyotes, mountain lions, and the four resident rescue dogs who keep the coyotes away. Tye property also has amazing bullfrogs that sing each night... in the fresh air, peace, and quiet. Staying at this property is sure to be a unique experience!
Activities near Calabasas
This property’s impeccable location amid nature makes it abundant in outdoor entertainment options. Malibu Creek State Park is conveniently located just around the corner. The property is located five miles from the beaches of Malibu and five miles from Calabasas.

Hiking enthusiasts can ascend one of the many world famous trails here and be rewarded with outstanding 360-degree views of the striking surroundings. It is also an opportune moment to observe local flora and fauna in their natural habitats.

For a change of scenery, visitors can spend the day in Arroyo Sequit or Leo Carrillo State Park. As they take a leisurely stroll along the scenic walking paths, their stresses will simply melt away. Cycling buffs can set off a nearby bike trail to discover the zone at fast speeds.

On a hot summer day, glampers can journey to the coast and soak up some sun on a pristine beach. They can cool down with a refreshing swim or try their luck at catching a big wave to the shore. While in the area, guests should not miss witnessing Point Dume, which boasts miles of beach access and incredible vistas of the rocky bluffs and dramatic landscape.
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4.6 overall rating
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Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
    Early check-in available at an extra charge

  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
    Late check-out available at an extra charge

House rules

  • No pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • Events allowed

  • Some spaces are shared

  • Damage deposit: 500.00 per stay

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Additional info

The hosts are almost always at the property to answer questions guests may have, however, they also do their best to give guests their privacy!

Pets are considered on a case by case basis, due to many circumstances and other animals. Guests should please ask the hosts in advance so they can hopefully approve.
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