Maybe you have heard the word once before, or seen it written? Perhaps a beautiful photo of a dome perfectly placed under Finland’s northern lights or a tree house tucked away in the jungle of Costa Rica– welcome to the rise of Glamping.
As you probably imagined, the word ‘glamping’ is a fusion of the two words ‘glamorous’ and ‘camping’. A glamping experience has a wide range of opportunities, varying from luxurious safari tents lined with plush fur rugs to rustic wood-burning stoves in an authentic Mongolian yurt. Tipis, cabins, bell tents, and airstreams come to mind when I hear the word but have you seen the igloos, caves, or eco-pods! But what makes glamping truly different? Glamping Hub, the leading online booking platform for luxury camping explains it as not just a vacation, but an experience. It is all about the location, the accommodation, and the feeling you have when glamping that sets it apart from anything you have done before. It’s the piece of mind when waking up to the sounds of nature, it’s the warmth of being tucked away in a comfortable bed and it’s the place itself that brought you there — that is glamping.
When planning your next trip, wherever it is in the world, Glamping Hub has some really incredible and even affordable places to offer you, for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Here, I’ve found 4 awesome accommodations to spark your inner thrill-seeker and luxury glamper!
This beachfront luxury tent is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Located right on the water’s edge, you will wake up to the sounds of crashing waves and feel the warm blanket of ocean breeze. Spend the day discovering life beneath the surface or bathing in the sun. Rinse off in the outdoor pool or head back to your tent for a nice warm shower. Centrally located, you have access to all the excitement of Phuket while being able to escape back to your oceanfront oasis.
Take advantage of these amazing views while planted in the famous Ubud jungles of Bali’s countryside. Surrounded by lush greens, you are in the perfect location to watch the jungle come to life in the morning while sipping your first Luwak coffee. Let the afternoon take you on an adventure, as you set out on your own and explore the Sacred Monkey Forest or take leisurely stroll through the rice paddies nearby. Come back to relax in the freshwater pools, enjoy drinks at the lava rock bar, and dine on local, fresh cuisine provided by the hosts. Whether it is your first or last trip of the year make sure you stay in these amazing Balinese huts!
Ideal for the most romantic, Insta-worthy getaway ever, I give you this incredible dome in Finland! If you are willing to splurge just a little, this dome will offer you the glamour camping experience you have always dreamed of. Without leaving the warmth of your bed, you will see the stunning backdrop of Scandinavia’s ever-elusive Northern Lights in winter, and the amazing midnight sun in summertime. Lakefront views of the Torassieppi allow the feeling of being totally and completely alone in your own world. Enjoy an arrangement of activities such as ice-fishing, reindeer-pulled sleigh rides, hiking, kayaking, and so much more! Open year-round, even with your own personal fireplace inside, you will never see anything else quite like it!
Every childhood dream you ever had is brought to life in this amazing and affordable tree house! Nestled in the middle of the Sequoia forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, this is the perfect location to reach many of California’s most beautiful sights. Nature lovers and photographers, remember to wake up early and experience the sun-rays dance through the trees as it rises to greet the day. Take the rest of your day to adventure off for some hiking nearby with incredible coastline views or head to the beach to soak in the sun on one of California’s beautiful beaches. The tree house itself is fully equipped with all the modern comforts of home and with an added touch of luxury—enjoy soaking in your own private hot tub with views of the beautiful redwood trees.
So there you have it, just a little taste into what glamping is all about, we’ve been glamping a few times in the past and cannot wait to stay in some more stunning and unique properties around the world!
Have you stayed in anything like this before? Would you like to try out glamping? We’d love to know in the comments!
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