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Tin Valley Retro Rentals "Cozy Cactus"

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Tin Valley Retro Rentals "Cozy Cactus"

2 guests1 bedroom2 bedsHalf-bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Ronda is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

1964 Retro RV that is an "upscale" off-the-grid primitive campsite. No tent needed! 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!


BBQ grill
Fire extinguisher
Smoke detector
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

Common spaces
2 single beds



214 reviews
Stylish space
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Kindal User Profile
September 2019
I was not able to keep this trip due to health issues, but I do intend to try again in a couple months.
Clint User Profile
September 2019
Amazing, unique experience. Views of the stars at night are breathtaking. Spacious, clean area to unwind and relax.
Casey User Profile
August 2019
Great experience! Ronda is an awesome host and provides ALL the information you need to get the most out of her property and the area.
Nouri User Profile
August 2019
A really beautiful place -- terrific location and simple, stylish living space; close enough to Alpine, Marfa, Terlingua, Big Bend, &c for day trips, and a peaceful, quiet place to settle in at night and enjoy the animal sounds, stars, sunset and sunrise. Highly recommended for…
Jon User Profile
July 2019
If you’re looking for peace, solitude, and an environment that inspires thoughtfulness, the Tin Cactus is a spartan getaway that allows you to unplug and reconnect. The quiet stargazing from this tucked away little spot at the end of the road is incredible. Have some beers next…
Therese User Profile
June 2019
A perfect isolated desert oasis. Extremely quiet and relaxed out there with friendly cats who like to socialize with visitors.
Todd User Profile
June 2019
Awesome place! You won’t regret the choice!

Hosted by Ronda

Terlingua, TXJoined in August 2015
Ronda User Profile
1975 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.
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

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

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • Pets are allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed