Unique Vintage Houseboat Rental for Five near New Orleans

Bogalusa, Louisiana (United States)

Unique Vintage Houseboat Rental for Five near New Orleans

Floating Homes
1 unit
5 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by David
  • Verified Host
  • New accommodation
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Within 1 day

Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
This unique, vintage houseboat rental for five near New Orleans has one bedroom. This comfortable, 36x12-foot Thunderbird houseboat is stationed on the water of the property's stocked pond alongside the 48-foot dock.

It features a queen-size bed, a full galley, a full bathroom, a sleeping cuddy, a salon, a sofa bed, a back-up generator, and a raised bridge with all of the bells and whistles. There's also plenty of deck area above and dockside to relax and entertain. Enjoy a cocktail to the sound of the pond fountain or water lapping at the hull to drift off to sleep to. Although designed to sleep up to eight, the hosts feel four to five guests is a comfy limit to enjoy for couples, family, friends, and especially children.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
Glampers will be able to make themselves at home during their stay. Linens are provided and there is are modern bathroom and laundry facilities available, though guests must provide their own towels. Guests will be able to prepare their own meals if they fancy dining in thanks to the full kitchen available, with plenty of dining space on offer for eating together.

In addition, all glampers have access to public and private hot tubs for enjoying a relaxing soak.

Guest Services

  • Laundry service
  • Bar/Pub

Location + Surroundings

Tucked away on seven beautiful acres of Louisiana countryside near the heart of Bogalusa, this lovely rental provides cozy lodging that is the perfect choice for a glamping getaway. The hosts work hard to make sure that guests enjoy a wonderful stay and do their absolute best to make sure that glampers are comfortable and completely at ease throughout their vacation. Glampers will surely enjoy the chance to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of bigger cities, allowing them to fully appreciate the scenic environment in which this property is set. Guests will have direct access to several ponds and majestic oaks that surround the property, which offer a glorious spot for a stroll. Moreover, the expansive shoreline of Lake Ponchartrain can be reached less than an hour south of the property, which is perfect for those that love the water.

Guests will also find themselves right on the border of Mississipi, meaning there are plenty of fabulous day trips to be had if guests fancy leaving the state.

Activities

  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Wine tasting

There are plenty of activities for people of all ages and skill levels to enjoy in this area. Whether glampers are hoping to enjoy a relaxing trip or one filled with adventure, they are sure to find what they're looking for. Adventurous types can engage in several water-based activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, and tubing nearby.

If more into land-based sports, volleyball, soccer, and horseshoes are also available and can be enjoyed near the party deck. Romantic weekenders can enjoy some private time on the deck of their cabin while watching the sunset.

Hiking, of course, is a popular option, and adventurous types can enjoy several water-based activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, and tubing nearby. Guests can also play volleyball, soccer, and horseshoes, which are located near the party deck. Other on-site games and activities include darts, washers, bean bag toss, and horseshoes. Local activities include the Global Wildlife Center, Honey Island Swamp, Insta-Gator Ranch, Land-O-Pines, the Louisiana Northshore, Splendor Farms, St. Tammany Trace, Bogue Chitto Tubing, Pontchartrain Vineyards, and Abita Brewery tours.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Weekends and most holidays will require a two-night minimum stay. This can also be a Thursday and Friday or Saturday and Sunday. If it involves a Friday or Saturday night, then it's a two-night minimum. Exceptions to this may be accepted, mainly offseason, depending on availability, but may require an additional 25% premium over the cabin nightly rate.

Upon request, the hosts offer a three-night weekend package with the third night at 50% off. The hosts also offer a "three for the price of two" night weekday stay or a $15-$25 discounted nightly rate determined by each cabin.

Although the hosts provide bed linens, they ask guests to supply their own towels.

There is an additional charge of $20 per person over listed cabin capacity, per night.

Pets are welcome. There is a non-refundable $30 pet fee and a two-pet maximum. There are also our sweet outdoor resident dogs, Red and Beau on the premises.

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