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The Malibu Retreat: Happiness Bus w/pool & views

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
The Happiness Bus found its new home on the beautiful wooded compound that is also home to the Malibu Music & Yoga Guest House at Malibu Canyon Retreat. This infamous converted school bus starred in its own movie after traveling from Alaska -Tulum - Venice & now to us, where it’s surrounded by mountains, trees, wildlife & parkland. Guests can rent the bus alone or in combination w/ the guest house to sleep more. Watch the “Expedition Happiness” movie & “FunforLouis” YouTube to see its adventures...The Happiness Bus found its new home on the beautiful wooded compound that is also home to the Malibu Music & Yoga Guest House at Malibu Canyon Retreat. This infamous converted school bus starred in its own movie after traveling from Alaska -Tulum - Venice & now to us, where it’s surrounded by mountains, trees, wildlife & parkland. Guests can rent the bus alone or in combination w/ the guest house to sleep more. Watch the “Expedition Happiness” movie & “FunforLouis” YouTube to see its adventuresMore
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About the Owner
michele and shawn c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2018
Interaction with guests
We live on site, but give our guests as much privacy as possible. The pool and jacuzzi are shared spaces with our Malibu Music and Yoga Guest House as well as our Main House. We also have 5 dogs who live on live on site, and are often visited by wildlife guests too!
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

I had originally seen this bus on Netflix’s ‘Expedition Happiness’ & thought how awesome it would be to sleep in a converted bus & I am so glad to have experienced it first-hand in the same bus! The bohemian decor compliments the whimsical location in...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Crystalmariexx
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

The bus is so amazing. I loved staying in there. It is a very comfortable and original. We truly enjoyed our stay there and the host were so nice and available. Also the area is magical, there are amazing views at the property and all...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Tal B
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This place is really amazing. I loved it so much I stayed in the guest house and came back to stay in the bus. It is so peaceful and bed in the bus is really comfy. The adventure of sleeping in a bus is really...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Vishal M
Michele C, VR Owner at The Malibu Retreat: Happiness Bus w/pool & views, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

It was a pleasure to host you. We’ll always remember that you were here with us when the Woolsey Fires took over. Thank you for your help during the experience. It’s like you’re family now. Please come back soon. Warmly, Michele

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Hot Tub
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
We are in the wilderness of Malibu Canyon- yet only 5 miles from the Pacific Coast Highway & Malibu’s famous beaches, as well as 5 miles from the 101 freeway and Calabasas. Peaceful, exclusive, yet close to everything! 30-40 min to Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, 1-2 hours from Disneyland, Palm Springs, San Diego, Big Bear, & 4-5 hours from Las Vegas & San Francisco!
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