10 Amazing Luxury Camping Sites Around the World

LIFESTYLE  |  October 13, 2016
  • 1. Harmony Glamping Hotel, Tulum, Mexico
    1 / 10 1. Harmony Glamping Hotel, Tulum, Mexico

    Pristine white beaches of Tulum on one side and Mayan jungle on the other – it’s not just a dreamy description. Such a place actually exists, complete with luxury bell tents and every mod-con that you’re accustomed to, such as air-conditioners. This eco-friendly camp accomodation offers meals such as salads made with fresh and organic farm produce, and home-made breads and pizzas. You can also book culture and adventure tours to such places as the magnificent Gran Cenotes – cave diving sites.

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  • 2. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand
    2 / 10 2. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Explore the wild beauty of Northern Thailand at this camp, on the border of Burma and Laos. Sink into your private, hand-hammered copper bathtub to soothe tired muscles after a day of trekking.

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  • 3. Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, British Columbia, Canada
    3 / 10 3. Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, British Columbia, Canada

    Accessible only by seaplane, this luxe retreat is the epitome of remote. The warm, richly decorated tents adorned with antiques are in stark contrast to the untamed wilderness outside.

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  • 4. Jack’s Camp, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
    4 / 10 4. Jack’s Camp, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

    Set in the striking Great Kalahari desert, this stunning safari camp boasts exotic Bedouin furnishings, black-maned lions and the some of the best stargazing on earth.

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  • 5. The Canopi, Treasure Bay Bintan, Indonesia
    5 / 10 5. The Canopi, Treasure Bay Bintan, Indonesia

    Just a quick ferry ride from Singapore, this glamping site offers a host of water sports. Try kayaking, paddle boarding or the lagoon’s floating waterpark. Rather be lazy? There’s comfy hammocks too for cosying up with a good book.

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  • 6. The Cabin by Treehotel, Harads, Sweden
    6 / 10 6. The Cabin by Treehotel, Harads, Sweden

    Hang out in the trees at this back-to-nature treehouse in Sweden. Suspended in a forest and overlooking the Lule River Valley, this breathtaking accommodation is not for the faint-hearted. When you do manage to stop admiring the gorgeous view of woods from the top, check out the range of activities offered by the hotel, such as forest hiking, kayaking and moose safari, to name a few.

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  • 7. Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay, Australia
    7 / 10 7. Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay, Australia

    Just two hours from Sydney, this tree-fringed tent city gives an authentic Aussie bush experience. Explore the white sands of Jervis Bay or just laze about on a day bed watching kangaroos hop by.

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  • 8. Chamba Camp Thiksey, Ladakh, India
    8 / 10 8. Chamba Camp Thiksey, Ladakh, India

    The luxury canvas tents, enveloped by snow-capped mountains in the Ladakh province of Northern India, evoke an old world charm. Located near Thiksey Monsatery, it offers many activities in addition to the stunning views, such as polo games, river rafting on River Indus and picnic lunches, organised by your very own butler.

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  • 9. Patagonia Camp, Lake Toro, Chile
    9 / 10 9. Patagonia Camp, Lake Toro, Chile

    One of the remotest places on earth, Chilean Patagonia has many beautiful nature sites. This yurt-inspired luxury camping facility – South America’s first – faces the stunning Lake Toro and the Paine Massif mountain range. What could be better than enjoying the spectacular starry sky from the comforts of your bed? If you would rather get out and about, join one of their many excursions including a Chilean wine experience in the ethereal surroundings.

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  • 10. Dolphin Island, Fiji
    10 / 10 10. Dolphin Island, Fiji

    Perched high on a hilltop, spend a night in the thatched, open air sleep-out bure (indigenous wood and straw hut) and wake up to stunning ocean views. With only eight guests allowed on the island, this is a truly exclusive experience.

    A version of this story first appeared on the Silver Kris website.

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