Lovely Houseboat w/pontoon boat in LA bayous. Perfect for fishermen, families!

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms


Our spacious houseboat is moored in the Atchafalaya Basin. You can explore the swamps with the kayaks provided, or rent the attached pontoon boat. The houseboat sleeps up to 10. Relax in the quiet scenic beauty of the Louisiana bayou. Enjoy the beauty of nature, dine and dance to live Cajun/country music on the weekends during summer months. The Summer Time is a 56 foot houseboat located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Natural Heritage Area, one of southern Louisiana's finest bayous. The Atchafalaya Basin is rich in natural flora and fauna. Activities include bayou sightseeing, fishing, bird watching and just plain relaxation! Summer Time is moored in the Bayou Long off of East Stephensville Road deep in bayou country. You are just steps away from The Mosquito Bar where the locals congregate from Thursday to Sunday to have a cold drink and a chat. Sit outside under the gazebo on the pier to enjoy the exceptional beauty of the bayou at sunset. 4 miles further down the road is Gros Marina, which has live music on weekends during the warmer months of April to October. Drive down to enjoy the entertainment, or hop in the pontoon boat for a lovely excursion down Long Bayou to the festivities at Gros. Summer Time has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 people; There are two full baths, one with shower and one with tub/shower combo. The houseboat is equipped with heating and air conditioning. A full kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, stove, coffee maker and toaster. A dining table for 4 and breakfast bar that seats 4 are off of the kitchen. An entertainment center in the living room includes a color TV with cable, DVD player, radio, and a selection of DVDs, books and games. Free Wi-Fi is available. The upper deck is covered. Under the covered area is a full wet bar that seats 4 and a dining area that seats 6. The upper deck also includes a Green Egg Bar-B-Q grill, hot tub, and selection of lounge chairs for sunbathing. The houseboat is 85 miles west of New Orleans and its historic beauty and also a 90 minute drive south of Lafayette with its rich Cajun culture! New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette are close enough to visit via day trips and enjoy their many attractions all year round. There are many area festivities and activities available, including: Houseboat Area Activities •Fishing •Boating •Swamp Tours •Bird Watching •Photography •Canoeing •Zydeco / Cajun Music •Zydeco / Cajun Dancing •Cajun Cooking •Casinos •Golf Events in the Area Morgan City Vicinity Bayou BBQ Bash “Morgan City Under the Bridge” Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show Eagle Expo and More Harvest Moon Festival Mardi Gras on the Cajun Coast Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival Rhythms on the River Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Tour du Teche Christmas on the Cajun Coast New Orleans Vicinity New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Mardi Gras French Quarter Fest Voodoo Festival New Orleans Food & Wine Expo New Orleans Film Fest Fringe Fest Tennessee Williams Festival Fiesta Hispanica Po Boy Festival Essence Music Festival Treme Creole Gumbo Festival Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival New Orleans Seafood Festival Lafayette Vicinity Festival International de Louisiane Lafayette Mardi Gras Lafayette Downtown Alive (Friday evenings spring thru fall) Lafayette Art Walk (second Saturday of the month spring thru fall) Festivals Acadiens Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge Saturday morning Zydeco Breakfast A 20 foot pontoon boat is available for further exploration of the bayou for an additional fee of $45/half day or $80/full day. Lull yourself to sleep to the night sounds of the bayou! You will be greeted in person by caretaker and introduced to all facilities and services available


  • Pets
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Hot Tub
  • Smoking


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