Skip to content
The path to the bathroom.
Chiminea on the porch, with the adobe bathroom in the background.
Entire cabin

Leapin' Lizard Guest House and Campsite

Leapin' Lizard Guest House and Campsite

3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath

A charming solar/rain-catchment adobe and stone cabin in a prime location, very peaceful and private, with an unbeatable view of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park. This small off-grid/solar/rain-catchment cabin offers a queen sized bed, plus a comfortable cot when needed for an extra person. Also available is a separate campsite with a raised 15'x15' tent pad, a picnic table and fire pit.


Laptop friendly workspace
Room-darkening shades
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 hammock

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years) - I accept all kids, with the exception of toddlers. The house has many steps, and sits in a native environment with rocks and cacti...
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the bedroom

182 Reviews

Andrea User Profile
May 2018
The house had a gorgeous view and Bryn was very hospitable. I would recommend reading her descriptions carefully though.
Bryn User Profile
Response from Bryn:
Thanks, Andrea. Yes, sometimes people just see the pretty photos and don't read the description! The house is SOLAR, which for some is a plus, but others don't realize that a small solar system has some limitations.
May 2018
Henry User Profile
May 2018
Bryn’s home is perfect if you want an authentic feel for desert life and if you want an overall more rustic, homey experience. You don’t get wi-fi inside of the cabins (you do at the campsite if you desperately need it), but by the end of the trip, we thought of it as an amenity …
Sandra User Profile
May 2018
We loved our stay!
James User Profile
April 2018
Had a great time, such a cool spot!
Dave User Profile
April 2018
Great location for just hanging out. A special place created and excruciatingly maintained by it's owner. Touring Big Bend from here is very easy and Bryn suggested options that were useful.
Mark User Profile
April 2018
Leapin' Lizard guest house is a piece of heaven on earth. Night skies, ultimate quiet, wildlife to observe, very private, desert living at its best! We felt very comfortable here. We cooked several meals in our outdoor kitchen, while enjoying the skies and landscape. We slep…
Shelli User Profile
April 2018
Will definitely go back.

Hosted by Bryn

Terlingua, Texas, United StatesJoined in June 2013
Bryn User Profile
188 Reviews
Bryn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I've been a resident of Terlingua 29 years. I came here initially to paint - I'm a watercolor landscape painter mostly - but fell in love with this country and decided to stay. I'm a horse person and have guided horse trips up to 3 days in length here in Big Bend country. In the …
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

The neighbourhood

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check In

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check Out
You won’t be charged yet

Similar listings