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Recent Big Bend Country reviews

  • Definite 5 Stars!

    "The Laughing Horse Retreat was more than we expected! The accommodations were excellent; everything we could possibly need was available. The retreat was clean, comfortable and very well stocked. Although we had a great time at Big Bend -hiking and exploring - we had just as much fun and relaxation on the Laughing Horse property. The view from the back patio was breathtaking. We are already planning and looking forward to our next stay."
    Guest: Sandy Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
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  • All the comforts

    "Super peaceful retreat on the edge of town....well stocked with plenty of kitchen essentials, towels, etc. .....great back patio with grill, plenty of seating and a fire pit. Marfa has plenty to offer, but we mostly hung out at the house because we were so comfortable. Loved it!"
    Guest: KELLI D. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 27, 2016
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  • Oasis in the Chihuahuan Desert

    "A disparate divergence from our typical car or tent camping in West Texas, we stayed at the Big Bend Getaway to escape the heat and do some mountain biking and hiking. This house is AMAZING, to the point that my girlfriend (now fiance) and I wondered (a) how could we buy a place like this, (b) why would we ever camp again (and perhaps we are getting old), and (c) will a positive review preclude us from ever renting again due to popularity. In all seriousness, this is an amazing, simple, and well-designed house with beautiful vistas and excellent porch space, sited on a wonderful property. In a vast landscape with long travel times, this property is perfectly situated between Alpine, Study Butte/Terlingua, BBSP, BBNP, and Marathon. The pool at the ranch house was great. Wonderful books and games at the house. We arrived via Alpine, stopping at Big Bend Brewing Company, traveled down to Lajitas, BBSP, Terlingua, and BBNP, and then departed via Marathon Rd. through Marathon for lunch and site seeing. Janet was wonderful to deal with and very responsive. Everything was great, and I cannot more highly recommend this place. I hope we will be back in the near future!"
    Guest: John W. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 2, 2016
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  • Perfect Escape

    "La Esmerelda exceeded our expectations! I just wanted to curl up on the screened porch and read a book on the rocking lounge. It was too warm to build a fire, but in cooler temps that would have been a must! The kitchen comes equipped with all the basic necessities plus more...the french press made my day! The beds were cozy, the bathroom had plush towels and a variety of toiletries. The book collection met the interests of my music loving husband and my outdoorsy, inquisitive 7 year old! We can't wait to stay again. We're already planning our next trip to Marathon and La Esmerelda."
    Guest: Janine F. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 9, 2016
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