Great communication and service. Any issues we had Lisa took no time in responding and getting her time out to assess it. I would recommend this location to anyone.
Beautiful home, right on the water, and close to everything. 20-25 minute drive to NOLA. We had a really fun time fishing out on the dock behind the home, and... read more grilling what we caught! I definitely recommend staying here, you will not regret it.
Nice place but parking in the driveway was a pain. The driveway is super steep and I scraped the bottom and sides of my car every time I had... read more to park it.
Also, only 2 full bathrooms. If you stay downstairs you will have to go upstairs to use the shower or use the one in the other bedroom downstairs.
We had a lovely time at Lisa's house in Slidell. The layout of the house was perfect for our family gathering. It was modern and clean, with... read more lots of amenities.
We enjoyed the patio every morning and evening and appreciated the quietness of the neighborhood. The boys loved fishing off of the pier. Being able to rent a pontoon right from the house was very convenient.
Lisa was very communicative and easy to contact with questions.
HIghly recommend. Would stay here again!
We had a great stay, house was perfect for my BIG family. Perfect location for what we wanted to do without being in a hectic area. Best place to have... read more a calm evening after running around downtown.
First time to stay at Sea la Vie and would definitely return. The property was awesome and house was exactly as described. Thank you Lisa for an excellent experience.
Fantastic. If there were a word better, I'll use it. The experience was phenomenal.n Beautiful and very clean home!
Beautiful, comfortable, well appointed! When we first pulled into the development and saw so many houses, we were worried about privacy. It was absolutely not an issue at all. We... read more spent most of our time on the amazing deck and enjoyed every second of it. Enjoyed the birds, the ducks and the mullet jumping. Enjoyed watching the boats go by. Very relaxing! Probably the best vacation rental we’ve ever used. And, Lisa is a very fast communicator which is so appreciated!
Nice renovated place with a nice deck! The two rooms upstairs were a little smaller than I thought. We enjoyed the deck when it wasn't too hot outside. There was... read more a kayak which was nice to use it in the canal!
This place was amazing. We had a group of 11 young ladies and staff who were doing a mission trip to help with some of the churches with damage from... read more Hurricane Ida. We had lots of space and bathrooms for everyone. Lisa was a great host and got back to us quickly if we had any questions.
Everything we expected, stylish, great location, great options close in slidell to Mississippi to New Orleans, great time had by all.
Great place to stay especially with a large family. Beautiful backyard to hangout. Lisa was responsive when we had questions. Good memories at this place.
What a great location and a great house. This house was perfect for my family getaway. We got to sit out on the back deck and BBQ while taking in... read more the amazing view. The house was very clean and spacious! It came equipped with all the necessities we needed! It was an amazing stay I would highly recommend staying here if you are looking to stay in New Orleans.
Great communication with the host from booking to check-out.
House location is great- quiet neighborhood and truly beautiful views of the lake from the windows and especially from... read more the back deck, dock, and pool. Quick boat ride to the new Blue Crab and Phil’s Marina Cafe- two favorites in Slidell. Beds are comfortable with great, clean and soft bedding. Decor is lovely. Kitchen well stocked with cups, plates, etc.
Great space for families or group of friends. Highly Recommend!!
Great house. Great pool. Great deck. Great dock. Great location. We enjoyed our stay - it was great!
The house was very clean and well kept. It is in a beautiful setting by the water. We spent a lot time outside on the deck and checked out nearby... read more restaurants. It’s about 1/2 hour drive to the French Quarter and so we went into the city most days.
Lisa worked really hard with us to get us into a place last minute . She was available when we had questions. She touched base when we got there... read more and when we left. Good experience!
The accommodations were okay. The trash and refrigerator had not been emptied/cleaned. A few water stains on the ceiling. The outer exterior trim, eaves, and gutters are in need... read more of cleaning and/or painting.
Communication was less than desirable.
Listing the rules once, with a required acknowledgement and agreement was sufficient. However, the number of times the rules were communicated, in addition to being posted in the home was a little excessive.
There were more than twenty-five directives and/or rules. Specific and detailed (i.e. don't take make-up off with towels, no consumption of red juice, use of markers or crayons, all things that have the potential of staining the white linen). In addition to letting the exterior umbrella down and keeping the exterior furniture cushions under the covered deck, due to concern of care and specific interior temputure settings.
I asked more than three times about one specific item, the complimentary kayak that was listed as available. I went on to mention that this was the deciding factor in booking the home.
It would seem only appropriate to be as detailed and meticulous regarding communication about the condition of the kayak.
This item was dirty. There was stagnate water and slime everywhere. It was covered in algae. It had not been properly stored and was not in any condition to be used.
There is only dock access, no latter. Anyone using the kayak would have to launch from the dock. This is definitely not suitable for small children and tricky. In addition, the kayak that was provided was not long enough to be tied between the dock posts with what was left as rope.
We ended up purchasing inflatable kayaks.
The house was amazing and had an amazing view. We unfortunately had to leave early due to hurricane Ida and Lisa was very understanding about the situation!
Lisa’s home was beautiful! It did not disappoint! The lake was peaceful and the home was nearly spotless! Lisa gets 5 stars from my family! We will definitely use this... read more rental again.
Clean, comfortable house. Lots of room to spread out. Relaxing location away from the busy areas, and only a short drive to everything in New Orleans. Could use a few... read more updates in the house and a few basic kitchen items (like a strainer and measuring spoons). But we made it work and it made for a very relaxing, enjoyable vacation.
I love to cook my only issue was the pots and pans that the home provided and mine were not compatible.
This place is great it's private. We felt secure there. Drive to NOLA was a little long but we were there for a week and time to enjoy the... read more house (really nice) as well as see sites and eat in town. There are also nice restaurants in Slidell. We had a good trip. Would recommend this home to all with large partys .
Amazing property! Lisa’s was a wonderful host. This property had a great view. Much bigger than what we expected. Felt like a brand new home with lots of amenities. We... read more can’t wait to go back!
This house was the perfect size for 4 of us to come visit a local friend and connect over a week. The home was beautiful and cleaned well. The furniture... read more was very comfortable and the neighborhood was inviting. We really enjoyed our stay.
Lisa’s place was amazing! We had a work trip and stayed here four nights, the kitchen was well stocked with cookware and all the rooms had stylish decor. ... read more Bathrooms well stocked and water pressure was amazing! Lastly even though we only used two of the four bedrooms the mattress was very comfortable and there were plenty of pillows to accommodate even the pickiest of sleepers! We would definitely stay here again.
This place is perfect! It was so good to be near NOLA but not in the crazy of it all. We toured all day and came back here to quiet... read more and relaxation. This place is quiet, comfortable and clean. I would stay here again. Lisa is great with communication as well. It take about 25-30 mins to get to NOLA from here for those wondering.
The only other side note I will offer is that if you are traveling with a walker it will not fit through the bathroom doors. My father is law managed just fine but someone who is 100 depended on this may want to skip this booking. Again this is just info not a judgement on the property at all. It's a great place!!!
My wife and I recently stayed in one of Lisa’s properties. This was our first time renting with Airbnb. In light of the pandemic, we thought this was... read more a cleaner, safer option for us. The home was very well appointed and extremely clean. There are two bedrooms downstairs and three upstairs. Since it was just the two of us, we opted to stay downstairs. We had three major issues with our stay. Two hours prior to our arrival (one hour after our check-in time) we were contacted by Lisa. She wanted to let me know that the downstairs portion of the home was found to be warmer than normal and she was having an air conditioning company come out to assess the unit. When we arrived at 6 pm, the air conditioner repairman was at home. The house was extremely warm. After conversing with the repairman, we were made aware that the units in the home were old. He stated that “we should not have an issue, but to just contact him if it goes out again.” This concerned us to the point that we contacted Lisa to find out if a plan B existed. The best she could offer us is to maybe put us in another home that was still needing to be cleaned. Thankfully, the unit held up during our three-day stay. The next issue we had with the home was the following day. We were visiting for a funeral. The next day we were contacted by Lisa. She wanted to let us know that the owner wanted to pick up his trailer that was residing in the driveway. We told Lisa we would be gone after 5 pm due to the funeral. At 3:30 pm the doorbell rang. Two workers were at the door wanting us to move our vehicle so they could get the trailer. When I explained to them that we were getting ready for a funeral and would be leaving soon, they acted very put out when we asked them to give us a few minutes to finish getting dressed. About 15 minutes later another knock on the door. The gentleman said he was in a hurry and was trying to rush us out of the way. We left the home at 4:30 to attend the funeral. Lastly, at night we had a scare. When we set up in the room downstairs, we noticed that the air vent was closed. Well with the heat in the house, we opened up the vent. Apparently, the air vents make a high-pitched noise. We literally thought there was a wild animal in the house. Sounded like a possum in distress.
I want to address some of the other concerns noted by other reviewers. The home does feature a very steep driveway. We were in a Subaru Outback and did not have any issues but if you aren’t used to driving on steep areas it could be an issue. Also, the neighbors are NOT a fan of (Hidden by Airbnb) /Airbnb renters and they have made this known with two big signs located in the backyard of the property. When you set on the deck at night, there is a sign that says “ (Hidden by Airbnb) Renters Not Welcome”. Also, don’t plan on grilling. The grill was small and not clean.
You would think for $400 dollars a night, we would not have to worry about the air conditioner and working around the owner’s schedule. Other than that, the house was very quiet, clean and we had a good stay.
I would rent again with Lisa, but I would not rent that house again.
Cozy home on the water. Great for fishing and kayaking! Kitchen had everything we needed to cook full meals. Beds are very comfortable. Upstairs shower has amazing water pressure! Don’t... read more hesitate to book!
The Windward house was perfect! The description of the home prior to booking is accurate, and Lisa was very thorough with expectations and recommendations. We had a total of 8... read more guests during our stay and we couldn’t have asked for a better retreat. The home was spotless, the kitchen had everything we needed to prepare our meals at home, no one ever ran out of hot water, and we especially liked the heaters in the bathrooms. The pool and deck area are gorgeous, and so tranquil just to sit out there and enjoy some time outside (unfortunately it was a little chilly during our stay, so we opted not to use the pool, but we so wanted to!). There was plenty of room, inside and out, to spend lots of time together, but also plenty of opportunity to have our own space and downtime apart from the rest of the group. We loved the location of this home too, because we had easy access to New Orleans/French Quarter, Airport, but also Slidell, the local swamps/lakes/bayous, as well as Mississippi and its beautiful white sandy beaches.
As far as other reviews had mentioned: we had zero issues with any neighbors (or signs), and the driveway was no issue for a full-size SUV nor a sedan.
I would highly recommend this home away from home, and would love to visit again someday!
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