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Paradise On The Bayou !

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,681 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

Perfect for visiting New Orleans and the French Quarter, just 25 minutes down I-10 and you are there! Then come back to the peaceful retreat of the serenity of the waterfront location. This little piece of paradise invites the whole family! A fully furnished 3 bedroom, 2.5-bath home located on the Rigolets between Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne. Rustic hard wood floors with an eclectic mix of antiques and charming art, including beautiful wrought iron balcony fencing from historic New Orleans.

Camp Port of Call boasts vaulted ceilings, central air, comfortably overstuffed furniture, and lots of natural light. Property features stunning waterfront views from the upper and lower deck, both east and west, to soak in fun-fueled sunrises and romantic sunsets. Locally owned and operated, this light and airy camp is a perfect home away from home for family, friends, and couples.

Dock your boat and/or jet skis for easy access to fishing and water sports. We have room for 2 - 24 ft boats. There is a fish cleaning table for your use. There is even a 14K Lumin fishing light for night fishing off the pier! A full service marina with live bait and launch just down the road complete this nautical ambiance for the avid or casual fisherman. Trout, Redfish, and Bass galore, with plenty of space to clean and a full size kitchen to cook your next masterpiece.

Additional amenities include parking for up to 4 cars, a spacious party deck, full size dishwasher, satellite TV, and indoor/outdoor bars/seating areas. All linens will be provided. Close enough to enjoy the tourism and activities of New Orleans but so cozy the whole family will stay enthralled with the easy comfort and relaxation afforded by Camp Port of Call.

Pictures do not do this home justice—must see to appreciate.

More Details

Butler Ball
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Butler Ball

I am a native New Orleanian, this is my sixth camp and definitely the best one I have ever owned. I love fishing and water sports but my wife loves cooking, good food and family time. This "camp" gives us and you the best of both of those worlds. It is really not a "camp" but in this area even million dollar waterfront homes are called camps if you use them on the week-end.

Butler Ball purchased this house in 2015

Why Butler Ball chose Slidell

This one has it all. Fishing, water sports, crabbing and just relaxing with a water front view. You are only 25 minutes from New Orleans so anything you want to do there is a quick car ride away but you can retreat back to the peace and quiet of the Bayou!

What makes this house unique

Night fishing light on the pier, in fall and winter you can catch right off the dock. If you know how to throw a cast net you can even catch your own live shrimp off the pier!


Slidell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1681 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    1/2 Bath - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom - queen sized bed with private bathroom & Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews

Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 9 stayed here last week and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids fished off the back deck, and set out crab traps out front and back. That was a new experience for them and they loved it. The house is well accommodated and Ms Sue next door is a blessing. We were there for the 4th of July and were able to see at least 15 different fireworks shows from the top deck out back. Butler is a great host and was very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you guys had a good time. My kids love hanging at the camp too!
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Great location but nosey neighbor

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice time overall. The house is clean and the location is excellent. We fished off the dock and even caught a mess of crabs. The adult kids even used the canoe.

The cons: Beware of the nice lady next door. She enters the home when you leave (or she thinks you are gone.) This was a BIG red flag for us as we caught her three times. I notified the owner and he did ask her not to do this, which caused a bit of tension between the yards.

The owner leaves his boat under the covered dock and an old jet ski is situated under the fish cleaning station. He also leaves the boat & jet ski trailers in the parking area so parking for "4" is not truly available.

I would give the location 5 stars, the house 4 stars, truth to the description 3 stars, and I just don't know what to say to the neighbor issue other than beware.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a good time. As far as the neighbor, we have had 50 or so renters up to now and have never had a complaint so I was really surprised by your account. In fact most people love her and really appreciate her efforts to make sure renters have what they need. As far as the two trailers in the drive, we had a party the week after your rental and fit 6 cars in the driveway with out moving the trailers so I believe the listing showing parking for 4 is accurate. With the number of back to back 5 star ratings the property has I will let that stand on it's own.
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  • 5 of 5

Relaxing! Best of both worlds. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time. You are correct, you can send the day seeing New Orleans' sights and then retreat to the stress free water front location at the camp and enjoy the sunset!
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Great fishing trip!

  • 5 of 5

Port of Call is a great place to stay for a fishing trip! The house is comfortable and the back deck area is perfecting for fishing and hanging out. The marina is right down the road and the people were friendly and helpful! Having Sue, the property manager next door is a bonus!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation Memory Maker

  • 5 of 5

My family and I traveled to Louisiana to visit with friends and family. This was our first vacation rental and it exceeded our expectations. It was a please to work with Butler from beginning to end. His camp was awesome and met our needs to the fullest. I would recommend this vacation rental to anyone who asked. Book it now, you will not be disappointed. We look forward to our next stay!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed our place as much as we do, we are headed there right now to squeeze in between your departure and our next arrival.
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Highly recommend. Great location and Family friendly.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Spring Break vacation at Paradise on the Bayou. This home is roomy and has great outdoor space on the water. The kids enjoyed fishing and crabbing. So much to do in the area also, kids loved the Cajun Swamp tour which was really close by. An added asset is the neighbor next door, so sweet and kind. She makes sure you have everything you need.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, we love it too. Every week when I go I get a little teary when it is time to leave. But just like the Saints, there is always next time...
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Car: recommended

25 Minutes to New Orleans, enjoy Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras and sporting events. Surrounded by golf courses. Fish off the dock or bring your boat for fishing, crabbing, skiing or any other water sports.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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