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Tin Valley Retro Rentals - SPINNING “Cuddle Bug”

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Tin Valley Retro Rentals - SPINNING “Cuddle Bug”

2 guests1 bedroom1 bedHalf-bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
Ronda is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

“Cuddle Bug” 1969 VW that spins! Converted to an off-the-grid primitive campsite. PET FRIENDLY! Tin Valley Retro Rentals was featured on Nat Geo’s documentary show “Badlands, Texas, and has caught the attention of travelers all over the world. 90 private acres nestled in the foothills of surrounding mountains. Perfect for stargazing! Located near Big Bend National & State Park and the Rio Grande. Families, solo travelers, couples, photographers, weddings, are all welcomed!


Free parking on premises
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 floor mattress



66 reviews
Elise User Profile
October 2019
Beautiful site and a comfy bed...what more do you need!
Nabil User Profile
August 2019
I had a great stay. Ronda provided super detailed instructions and many suggestions for things to do or eat in the surrounding area. I would definitely stay here again!
Mary User Profile
July 2019
We absolutely loved our stay in the "Cuddle Bug"! So cute and fun! Everything was just as described, directions were easy to follow and communication was great! We will definitely be back again!
Chelsea User Profile
June 2019
I had such a great night looking at the stars and playing with the cats. It was phenomenal. Thank you for making this open to the public and sharing the magic. I loved every minute. Finding the location was easy following the directions given.
Jenny User Profile
June 2019
Great stay! Ronda gave tons of awesome recommendations. The nearby pool was fabulous in the afternoon and the desert air felt great in the evening. My 7-year old and I had fun snuggling up in the spinning cuddle bug
Jason User Profile
May 2019
The cuddle bug was well beyond our expectations and even for myself at 6’3” I was quite comfortable. Even though the days were into the 100’s temperature wise the cuddle bug was cool at night and rather comfortable with air mattress & other bedding provided, in fact I could have…
Ryant User Profile
May 2019
Really a stunning location. It is a little tricky to get there, but as long as you follow the instructions given you should have no problem finding the place. The grounds were well maintained. The big had an air mattress and sheet + pillows and a sleeping bag. There also was…

Hosted by Ronda

Terlingua, TXJoined in August 2015
Ronda User Profile
1974 Reviews
Ronda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
"Tin Valley Retro Rentals" is a dream come true, by creating a unique environment of overnight vintage rv rentals, in the middle of the desert. "Tin Valley" is also part of a recent documentary that aired on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, called "Badlands, Texas." (8 episodes)
Interaction with guests
I live on the property so all you have to do it knock on my door or send me a message thru airbnb and I will be there for assistance. I also give all guests your space and (Website hidden by Airbnb) if you don’t even want to see me you don’t have to. lol!
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Response rate: 98%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Ronda’s place.
Amanda helps host.

The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • Pets are allowed