By: Eleanor Stanesby
Deciding where to go glamping next is difficult—with so many incredible destinations and accommodation types, it’s easy to get overwhelmed in the paradox of choice.
Whether you’re looking for fantastic mountains, rolling hills, or infinite oceans, there is something for everyone with the top 10 glamping destinations across the world. From bell and safari tents to caravans and domes, the ultimate glamping getaway is awaiting your arrival.
Here is a list of the top 10 glamping destinations around the world:
1. United States
The United States holds the crown for the most popular destination for travelers to go glamping—it’s clear that people love to experience luxury camping here, due to the astounding natural wonders found all across the country. The awe-inspiring national parks, jagged mountains, and breathtaking canyons draw glampers in, and the amazing accommodations keep them coming back.
Where to Stay: Lovely Safari Cabin Tent near Warner Springs, California
This luxury safari tent in California gives panoramic, forested mountain views from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep. The surrounding mountains bring peace and quiet while relaxing in the hot tub, cooking a feast on the barbecue, or counting stars in the mesmerizing night sky.
Canada is the second largest country in the world and has one of the lowest population densities, meaning the natural untouched terrain boasts plenty of stunning sites to revel in. Glamping in Canada is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, with its glacial lakes, miles of beautiful coastline, and picturesque mountain peaks. This spectacular country is a clear favorite for exploration!
A nature sanctuary surrounded by panoramic views of a reflecting lake sounds heavenly—designed for peace and tranquility away from bustling city life. Guests can experience picture perfect, 360-degree views of Banff National Park, where you can hike and bike on the plentiful trails or simply admire the views right from the property. We’ll leave that decision up to you!
3. United Kingdom
The quintessential British countryside is full of vivid green rolling hills, coastal cliffs, and quaint seaside towns. The variable climate creates stunning seasonal changes across the country, with each region bringing different destinations that are perfect for connecting with nature—the utmost goal of glamping.
Located in Worcester, England, this shepherd’s hut is an idyllic luxury camping getaway, surrounded by the aforementioned lush, rolling hills, on a working farm land. Wake up to pure serenity in this hut, with only the sounds of the native birds and farm animals to brighten your morning.
Australia is globally recognized as a must-see country to travel to, and this remains equally true when it comes to glamping there. Extraordinary beauty runs throughout this whole country, from the savanna lands in the center to the surrounding tropical coastlines with over 10,000 beaches. Holding some of the most beautiful glamping sites you could ever hope for, it’s no wonder people choose Australia as their final destination.
Located in Melbourne, Australia, this bell tent accommodates up to four guests, perfect for a family glamping adventure. With on-site activities for kids, the pressure is taken off parents, allowing them to relax among the natural bushland and enjoy the miles of vistas with a cool drink in hand.
5. New Zealand
Despite its smaller size, New Zealand holds a plethora of surreal natural beauty on both the North and South Islands. Both nature lovers and adrenaline seekers alike flock to these islands to seek out postcard-worthy scenery and adrenaline-filled fun. From the shimmering coves and glacial coasts to sky diving and kayaking, these islands have a little something for everyone.
Prepare to wake up to blissful ocean views while staying in this glass-front tiny house on New Zealand’s South Island. Be at one with nature while still having all the luxuries of home…and more! After a day of adventure, kick back and relax in the hot tub while soaking up the sounds and views of the native bush, which can be seen and heard for miles.
Head to Europe, and you’re sure to encounter both unique wonders of the world and unique glamping accommodations. Italy has more than 1.5 million hectares of protected areas across the country and is known for its ancient ruins, vistas, and, more importantly, some may say, famous wine regions.
Set on 30 acres of property, this classic Airstream gives you sweeping views of the beautiful Italian countryside and is ideal for a summer getaway. With space for two glampers, the Airstream allows guests to rejuvenate on the private deck, cook al fresco on the barbecue, and explore the undeniably stunning landscape.
Pristine natural areas in The Ardennes, the Northern coastal plains, and across the countless historical sites are all a part of what makes the small European country of Belgium so special. The opportunities are endless when you glamp in Belgium, whether you choose to relax on the spacious beaches or hike one of the six national parks to marvel at the country’s abundance of incredible wildlife.
Where to Stay: Beautifully Charming Houseboat near Bruges, Belgium
Located near Bruges, this beautiful houseboat is a contemporary living space that allows you to get the best of both land and sea. After a long day of sightseeing in the beautiful region of Westhoek, you can enjoy a relaxing evening on the private terrace—the best vantage point to watch the serene sunset.
Iconic winding canals, cozy villages, and vivid fields of tulips await when you decide to glamp in the Netherlands. When most people think of the Netherlands, the major cities are first to come to mind, but the gorgeous national parks and gardens are not one to be missed while luxury camping in this gorgeous country.
This modern cabin rental coincides with the urban lifestyle of the Netherlands urban lifestyle, but with a slight twist. It’s nestled on an 120-acre property of vibrant flower gardens. Large glass windows allowing ample sunlight to stream through the cabin—what better way to start your morning?
Spain’s landscape is as diverse as its culture, made up of 17 regions all with their own exceptional differences. Glampers will stumble upon vineyards, valleys, high-peaked mountains, and Mediterranean coastlines during a visit to the Iberian Peninsula.
Not many people can claim they have vacationed in a dome, let alone one nestled in the lush valleys of the island of Gran Canaria, Spain. This dome is filled with luxuries, such as a king size bed, all the modern amenities you could need, and provided breakfast and dinner and breakfast boxes.
Stocked with unmissable natural sites, native Swedes are known for spending their free time outdoors, and who could blame them? Sweden’s beauty knows no bounds, from reflective inland lakes, lush countryside, and rich woodlands, i.e., glamping getaway goals.
Where to stay: Modern Pod Rental with Wood-Burning Stove
This extraordinary pod rental in Falun, Sweden, allows guests to experience woodlands in a completely unique way. Quaint swedish villages and expansive lakes surround this property for glampers to delve into, as well. Given its rural location, this pod is perfect for connecting with the great outdoors, while still being comfortable and content, with all of life’s creature comforts accounted for.
So, what did you think about these glamping destinations? Do you have one that’s not on this list but ought to be? Let’s talk about it below in the comments, and thanks for reading!
This post was written by Eleanor Stanesby of Glamping Hub.