Photo: via Singita Game Reserves
Camping can be fun, if you like to rough it.But if the thought of pitching a tent and cooking over a Coleman grill gets your stomach churning, there’s a new camping option out there–glamping, which infuses the traditional campground experience with a taste of luxury (and indoor plumbing).
Glamping’s not exactly new–the New York Times wrote about it in 2008, meaning the trend had legs several years earlier–but it’s recently become much more mainstream, and cool new glamping sites are appearing across the globe.
The NYT’s T Magazine presents a few new selections in this week’s issue, and we’ve rounded up some of our personal favourites.
SINGITA GRUMETI RESERVES, TANZANIA: Rent a tent on the edge of the Serengeti starting at $1,095 a night
WILDMAN WILDERNESS LODGE, AUSTRALIA: Vacation in one of 15 eucalyptus-clad tents starting at $235 per night
RESORT AT PAWS UP, MONTANA: Tents at this resort on the banks of the Blackfoot River start at $820 per night
CAMPO CIELO GRANDE, ARGENTINA: This resort, located in the Andes in Patagonia, has two tents that cost $1,450 for a four-night stay
4 RIVERS FLOATING LODGE, CAMBODIA: Tents at this jungle escape are situated on pontoons. They start at $120 per night
CANVAS CABIN RETREAT, OREGON: Unwind in the Oregon wilderness in one of two tents starting at $75 per night
HALVORSETH YURTS & CAMPING, NORWAY: Sleep in a hand-built yurt in the forest, starting at $133 per night for a two night minimum
HOT TUB SAFARI, WALES: This tent camp in Pentre Mawr was inspired by a trip to Africa. Tents start at $126 per person per night
RAFIKI SAFARI LODGE, COSTA RICA: This 10-tent camp is located deep in the Costa Rican jungle. Tents start at $300 per night, for two
CANVAS MOON, PORTUGAL: This eco-retreat has two tents in central Portugal, starting at $138 per week for two
ROCHERS-DE-NAYE, SWITZERLAND: Seven white Mongolian yurts offer stunning views of the Alps, for $270 per night
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