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Palms on the Teche Vacation Rental

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

A 'quaint' country cottage located on historic Bayou Teche (Te-Shee) The Palms on the Teche is the Premiere Vacation Rental in the 'Gateway to Acadiana' offering tranquil and beautiful lodging in the heart of Creole and Cajun Country!

Conveniently located only minutes from historic sites, tourist attractions, shopping and medical facilities, the Palms offers a great location to enjoy local festivals, enjoy the people, food, and music of Acadiana, or simply relax and unwind. It's a place like no other!

Property Manager
Keith Lastrapes
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

Why Keith Lastrapes chose Opelousas

Perfectly set on scenic Bayou Teche and Hwy 31 in the heart of Acadiana. Easy access to historic sites, health care, shopping, gambling and leisure activities

What makes this cottage unique

Conveniently located, yet private and quiet. The peaceful environment can be taken in from the screened in back porch with offers an unobstructed view of the bayou and allows you to take in the sounds of nature.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Opelousas in St. Landry Parish

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Also has a sleeper/futon in main room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
3 Bedroom, 1 Bath offering: * Sleeping for 8 * Fully equipped modern kitchen * Satellite TV * Surround sound stereo * High-speed wireless internet * Computer-compatible audio-visual system * Large (16 X 24) screened porch with bayou view * Washer/Dryer on premises * Peaceful surroundings


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Palms on the Teche Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

Bayou Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed our stay. The relaxing views from the screened in porch added so much. The kids had room to run and play. The house was very comfortable and clean. Keith was excellent to work with. We ate at the Silver Slipper (minutes away) our last night and enjoyed live music and atmosphere. If you are looking for a place close to the Lafayette area and don't want to be cramped and confined in a hotel, Palms on the Teche is the place! We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

not much to say but Excellent, Outstanding, Awesome you get the picture i'm trying to paint.

If you don't you will get it on the next time because i will be back. Keith thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and glad you enjoyed...tell your friends and we hope to see you in the near future
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Gulf Coast of Ms.

Very Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The outside of the house does not do justice to the inside. While the exterior could use quite a bit of TLC, the inside was well maintained, well equipped, and quite comfortable for 4 adults and 3 children under 3 years of age. The attached backyard porch area was a great place to just relax and listen to the wind and rain while we were there. A great place to stay

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at The Palms during Festival International de Louisiane. This is a huge annual 5 day festival in Lafayette. The Palms is located about 30 minutes from Lafayette. I have 3 young children so I wanted a place with space for them to run around and make noise without disturbing anyone. The Palms worked out perfectly! We had 4 adults and 3 young kids. The beds were comfortable and the house was very clean. The screened in back porch was awesome to chill out. The house has a huge back yard leading down to the bayou. Just 5 miles away you'll find a Walmart Supercenter and several fast food restaurants. Also, Evangeline Downs is 5 miles away if you'd like to check out the horse races and casino.

Thank You Keith! We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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House was very nice inside. Met all of our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Had some bad storms go through but in all a very nice trip. Keith was great to deal with and very informative. I would recommend this property to anyone staying in the general area.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad we were able to meet your lodging needs and thank you for the review. We hope to see you again in the future!!!
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Chino, CA

Charming home on the banks of Bayou Teche

  • 5 of 5

My wife, my three brothers and I spent three nights at the Palms on the Teche. This place was perfect for us. It has all you need for a short vacation in Bayou country. The best feature of the house is the screened in porch out back. We spent every morning and every evening on the back porch talking about that day's activities and reminiscing about visiting our grandparents and our Louisiana cousins each summer as we grew up. The fact that this small country-style house sits on the banks of the picturesque Bayou Teche made it perfect. My ancestors had land all along this bayou. The house reminded me and my brothers of our grandparents' small house on their farm. The interior doors of the house appear to be original farm-style doors which give the house a rural feel. The appliances all worked well (until I put too much liquid soap in the dishwasher). The owner, Keith, was super friendly and checked with us to make sure we had everything we needed. The 90-year-old country store in Leonville, Champagne's, had all the food and supplies we needed. Additionally, the small town atmosphere of the store and all the citizens of Leonville made this visit fantastic. I ran six miles each morning on highway 31 and noticed that nearly every driver waved to me. They didn't blow their horns in anger as one expects in a big city. They displayed hospitality and a welcoming attitude. If you have family in the area, this house is ideal (especially if you have children). The kids won't be cramped in a small hotel room, they have a large yard to run around. However, you should take the warning signs about alligators and poisonous snakes seriously. The next-door neighbor said he watched the residents on the opposite side of the bayou catch an alligator this past summer. All-in-all, this place and the friendly people of Leonville & Prairie Laurent exceeded our expectations. Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Lafayette, LA
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Carencro, LA
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Silver Slipper
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Tour Museums and Historic Sites.

* Experience one of the many Festivals Galore!.

* Try your luck at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

* Take a Bayou Cruise.

* Learn to Zydeco at the Dance Halls.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Kayak or Canoe the Bayou.

* Fish on the Bayou.

* Sip Coffee with the locals.

* Grill out at the Palms.

* Shop at the Farmer's Markets.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Tour local communities.

* Take a cruise on the bayou.

* Visit historic landmarks.

* Attend a Festival.

* Participate in the Children's Brown Bag Club.

* Festivals Galore!

* Historic landmarks and attractions

* Museums

* Dance Halls

* Endless waterways

* Hunting, Fishing, Kayaking, and Canoeing


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.14
Pet Fee £36.1
Damage Deposit £144.38

Nightly Rate: $125

Weekly Rate: $750 - $1200

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

Nightly Rates: $100 plus applicable taxes
** $200 Deposit (refundable after post-check out inspection)
**$75 cleaning fee (non-refundable); waived for stays of 7 days or more
**$100 pet deposit (refundable)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.