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Recent Alpine reviews

  • Great "Home Base" for Big Bend Family Vacation

    "This vacation home was the perfect fit for our family vacation in the Big Bend Area. It's a pleasant <10 mile drive south of Alpine and just enough off the road to give spectacular views and peace and quiet. We had everything we needed for the retreat that we were looking for--quaint, spacious, updated house with beautiful features and very nice touches, close enough to sites and shopping, but far enough away for quiet and stargazing (or moon gazing) at night. During our week, we visited the Museum of the Big Bend (at Sul Ross State University), the observatory at Ft. Davis, the swimming hole at Balmorhea, Marfa (of course), ghost town at Terlingua, Lajitas (with the goat mayor), Big Bend State Park, and Big Bend National Park. Alpine (closest town to the house) is plenty big for everything we needed (groceries, drugstore, etc.), and has its own charm and character as well, with plenty of local favorites (CowDog!) and interesting sites to see. We were pleasantly surprised to see not only fresh-picked flowers put out for us at the house, but also fresh eggs from Marfa. We felt like we had been welcomed into a friend's home, not some anonymous hotel. We made plenty of use of the games, books, and cookware provided (and learned to wonder how we had made it this far in life without a cast iron griddle). We would return to this retreat in a heartbeat, and are already trying to figure out when we can make that happen!"
    Guest: Randall Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • pjwife11

    "Casa Vida is a beautiful, eclectic home and perfect for a family wishing to see Big Bend as well as other local sights. With four kids we found it to be spacious with everyone having a comfortable place to sleep. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed for our stay there. My husband and kids enjoyed searching the grounds for horny toads and were able to spot and take pictures of a few of them. We had a lovely time and would definitely stay in Casa Vida again or recommend it to friends!"
    Guest: JB Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 6, 2014
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  • outstanding vacation home

    "First off, I'll say that the owner of the house lives close by and is very responsive to questions via phone and text, plus she is a nice person. She has done an outstanding job of stocking the house with most anything you need, and the house is very clean and comfortable. Wifi, nice TV but really, we were there to explore West Texas. New appliances, plenty of hot water for showers, we much prefer this to any hotel anywhere."
    Guest: glg Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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  • Great for a big family!

    "This was a comfortable, spacious house - we had two families (with 4 teenagers and 2 small children) and appreciated the blow up mattress. We would definitely stay here again. It is a well-cared for home."
    Guest: cyouker Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 18, 2014
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