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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,108 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property


This camp is exactly what you would expect of an upscale camp on the beach side of Grand Isle. Panoramic views of the Gulf and beach 180 degrees from east to west and with the side extended deck you can see north bay area. Making memories with family and friends is endless.


The Fat Crab is a new 2,108 s.f. camp with families in mind and can accommodate 3 or 4 full families. Designed for maximum capacity with 16 queen size beds, Viking kitchen appliances, flat screen TV and panoramic view of the gulf all in comfort of the main level over 13' above ground. Wood floors, Viking appliances, granite counter tops, central AC, ice maker, flat screen TV, DVD and more.

The top rear deck has the best view of the beach, boats, fishing, crabbing and kids enjoying the water. This section of beach does not have a large crowd so you can enjoy your privacy. Hanging out on this covered upper deck on cypress swings is enjoyable to pass the time and view.

DOWNSTAIRS: is where all the boiling, frying and BBQ takes place. Playing and hanging out under this covered area, has cypress swings, tables, chairs, large kitchen sink, toys, games, fully equipment cooking equipment, fish cleaning table, are all at your disposale. A half bath is located downstairs for your convenience.

Large back yard to play games and other activities. Beach access is convenient directly from the back yard. At night, you don't want to miss chasing hermit crabs (touloulou) on the beach, so bring your flash lights, all ages can enjoy this sport. Camp fires on the beach will surely bring up old pirate stories of Jean and Pierre Laffite, Grand Terre, Louis Chighizola (Nez Coupe') and the Battle of New Orleans.

We have many repeat clients who continually say the same thing about the Fat Crab

"awesome, didn't expect such a fabulous camp on the island, made memories with family and friends and will return" Having to leave this paradise is the down side.

Ideal for a family get together, birthday, anniversaries, and of course fishing trips.


More Details

Henry J Richard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Henry J Richard

The Richard's built this beautiful beach house for personal use, it's brand new.

Owners will rent this house to selected clients on limited basis.

Our rates are NON negotiable, our amenities are too numerous to mention.

Sorry but pets are not allowed. Smoking not allowed.

Henry J Richard purchased this house in 2014

Why Henry J Richard chose Louisiana

Grand Isle is Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island.

Grand Isle was first inhabited in the early 1700’s

Renowned for its world-class fishing and birding habitat.

Reputed as one of the top ten fishing spots in the world.

Over 280 species of fish are known to make their home off the coast of Grand Isle. First island for migratory birds to find from South America.

Yahoo Travel: 2010 America's Top 10 winter beach retreats.

2011 One of the Top 5 Island Getaways

What makes this house unique

On the beach, as close as you can get, but over 100' from Hwy. 1.

Within walking distance of the Hurricane Hole

Built as close as you can get to the levy for an unobstructed Gulf view.

View passing fishing and shrimp boats, porpoise, sea gulls and beach combers. The FAT CRAB offers many amenities.

Beach is full of recreation for sunning, sand castles, crabbing and fishing.

Don't forget night time Tou Lou Lou venture for the kids.

Sorry, but no pets or smoking allowed


Grand Isle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2108 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 4 queen , 2 bunk bed , Each bedroom has 2 sets of queen size bunks
    Bedroom 2 - 4 queen , 2 bunk bed , Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with queen size beds
    Bedroom 3 - 4 queen , 2 bunk bed , Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with queen size beds
    Bedroom 4 - 4 queen , 2 bunk bed , Ea. bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with all queen size beds
  • Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks bed, that all have queen size beds in them. Very comfortable and large.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Great place to bring friends, let your hair down and enjoy all the amenities and the breath taking views our Beach House offers. Catch and cook bountiful seafood from the Gulf.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful Family Time

  • 5 of 5

I cannot express enough how impressed we were with this property. The view and the accommodations were more than expected. We have been coming to Grand Isle since childhood and truly enjoyed making new memories with our grandchildren. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge

Brand New, First Class Beach Camp

  • 5 of 5

This brand new camp on the beach was well thought out by someone who knows how to relax. Kitchen is set up and equipped for a chef. Beautiful Gulf views from large deck with swings. Everything is first rate and spotlessly clean. Huge great room is ideal for large family gatherings.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houma, LA

Wow what a camp

  • 5 of 5

Our family with 2 children under 10 just had a wonderful weekend at this very nice camp. Inside is very clean and "new". Lots of shaded area to let the kids play under the camp. Short walk to the beach. Amazing view of the Gulf of Mexico. Very close to Bridge Side Marina for easy launching of the boat. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible beachfront rental!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many beachfront properties thru vrbo over the years and this one is by far the nicest!

The bedrooms are huge and the beds are comfortable- no more sleepless nights on vacation. The kitchen is fully outfitted with high end appliances and there is a grill downstairs for bbqing. We cooked every night and this kitchen was amazing. The living room and front deck are spacious and have incredible views over the beach. Beach access is directly in front of the house adding to the convenience of your stay. This property is gorgeous and worth it for a great stay in Grand Isle.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this camp. The balcony was perfect for early morning risers to have coffee and beautiful view. We plan to stay here again soon!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
New Orleans International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hurricane Hole
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Hurricane Hole
Car: necessary

Located on Grand Isle, seven square-mile barrier Island on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana.

Once your cross the Caminada/Grand Isle bridge, were 8/10 of a mile on the right(beach side) Beautiful sun rise from back deck to wonderful sun sets off the front side of camp.


Rates & Availability

Grand Isle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Tarpon Rodeo
Jul 26 2017 - Jul 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning and booking $200

CHECK IN 3:00 p.m. CHECK OUT 10:00 A.M.

Once date & terms are agreed upon, we rec. deposit check, camp is OFF THE MARKET, no cancellations allowed.

MAIL CHECK TO: Richard's Real Estate Properties, LLC, P.O. Drawer 4035, Houma, La. 70361
Include copy of your current drivers license, Re-state days and dates agreed upon.
Include all your contact info. such as home/office/cell numbers

1st check for 50% of the rent, plus $ 500.00 deposit.
2nd check for 50% balance of rent due and we must received min. of 10 days prior to scheduled arrival

50% to reserve plus security deposit
Balance due 15 days prior to arrival
Cash, check, money order only, NO CREDIT CARDS
Mail to: Richard's Real Estate Properties, LLC
P.O. Drawer 4035
Houma, LA. 70361
Include copy of drivers license and all contact info.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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