Stuff.com names the 10 best glamping experiences you have to try!
Each of these glamping spots are located at exotic destinations around the globe, offering you the most unique experience outdoors.
Glamping is a trendy term that describes a style of camping with amenities and, in some cases, resort-style services that are not normally associated with traditional camping.
This niche trend has recently been catching on with elite travelers who want to sleep under the stars with plush linens and luxurious lodging.
This new trend offers so many unique and unusual ways to get outdoors with the most luxe amenities.
You can go glamping in airstreams, trailers, barns, farmhouses, pods, cottages, huts, eco lodges, tents, treehouses, tipis and cabins.
These glamping locations give you a one of a kind adventure in some of the most remote and faraway places, offering you both luxury and 5 star accommodations.
Check out the top 10 must experience glamping locations around the world for a trip you won’t forget.
1 SAILS IN THE DESERT, ULURU, AUSTRALIA
In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru’s natural beauty with a luxurious outback experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort’s Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites. In addition, the hotel features an expansive gumtree lined swimming pool and a diversity of modern dining, bar and lounge options.
2 HOENIB SKELETON COAST CAMP, PALMWAG, NAMIBIA
This glamping site is scenically located in a broad valley at the junction of two tributaries of the dry Hoanib River in the Palmwag Concession. It’s location straddles the Palmwag area and the iconic Skeleton Coast National Park, in one of the most remote areas of Africa. Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp has seven large tents and one family unit, each including en-suite stylish bedrooms with shaded outdoor decks. This stunning camp looks out over starkly beautiful scenery and offers you all the luxuries and amenities for an extraordinary stay.
3 FOUR SEASONS TENTED CAMP GOLDEN TRIANGLE, SOP RUAK, THAILAND
Escape to the natural wonders of Northern Thailand for an unforgettable experience. You can unwind in superb luxury tented accommodations at the Thailand glamping resort, which feature spectacular views and handcrafted furnishings. Your stay includes round-trip airport transfer, meals, house wines and spirits, elephant trekking and a spa treatment for a remarkable experience in Asia.
4 PAROS BY AMARYA, GOA, INDIA
This intimate oceanfront resort on Morjim beach, brings you imitable style and dedicated service at this charming property. Amarya offers an enchanting beachfront hideaway with eight tented guest accommodations and a three-bedroom converted Portuguese villa. Intimate, charming, and always stylish, Paros by Amarya offers you the most unforgettable vacation experience.
5 JACK’S CAMP, MAKGADIKGADI PANS, KALAHARI, BOTSWANA
Home of Ralph Bousfield, Jack’s Camp is one of Africa’s most coveted safari guides carrying five generations of African safari experience. This stunning desert getaway carries the nostalgia of the pioneers’ story-telling tents. The camp has ten luxury tents that offer dramatic old-world safari glamour set amidst of the Great Kalahari environment. Jack believed that an authentic safari camp experience should be more than just a hotel in the bush, Jack’s Camp is a notable place that celebrates the fierce beauty of Africa.
6 EDENWOOD RANCH AND PRESERVE, WISCONSIN, US
Relax in peace and luxury at Edenwood Ranch & Preserve. Their preserve offers you a quiet rest from the stress of the daily grind. You will fall in with love Wisconsin’s beautiful outdoors, even more without the mess and hassle of camping. This destination immerses you in nature without immersing you in dirt and mud. In addition, the natural setting of Edenwood’s ranch provides a luxurious escape from everyday life.
7 MACAL RIVER CAMP, CHAA CREEK, BELIZE
The 365-acre private nature reserve is one of the most awarded Belize Eco Lodges. It is set along the banks of the Macal River and reaching towards the foothills of the Maya Mountains, Chaa Creek provides you with a unique adventure. Come visit this serene destination where they create a true jungle experience and the result is an exquisite blend of natural beauty and man-made comforts.
8 MERZOUGA LUXURY DESERT CAMP, ERG CHEBI, MOROCCO
Desert Luxury camp is nestled in the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and is surrounded by sand dunes as far as eye can see. This destination has eight luxury tents that give the illusion of being alone in the vast African desert. It is truly a place of serenity in the quiet yet, beautiful terrain giving you a spectacular nomadic experience.
9 KARIJINI ECO RETREAT, KARIJINI NATIONAL PARK, PILBARA, WA
This glamping site is an environmentally friendly Retreat and Campground, it is nestled in the pristine bushland in the heart of the world class Karijini National Park. Karinjina welcomes you to a unique world of environmentally friendly, affordable accommodations with a touch of luxury and a taste of genuine companionship and hospitality in the outback of Australia.
10 SERRA CAFEMA CAMP, KUNENE, NAMIBIA
Serra Cafema is one of the most remote camps in southern Africa, it is set amongst shady trees on the banks of the Kunene River. You will fall asleep to the sound of rushing water and by day you will explore one of the driest deserts in the world. Serra Cafeme Camp has eight riverside wood, canvas and thatched villas have been built on elevated decks blending smoothly into the picturesque surroundings. In this isolated region, the Himba people continue their nomadic, traditional way of life and this camp offers guests the opportunity to learn about their lifestyle and traditions.
Recent graduate from the University of Utah with a degree in Mass Communications and previously the lead writer for Glamping LLC.