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Get Your Glamp On

Combine back-to-basics fun with rustic-chic accommodations, excellent cuisine and beautiful scenery, and the result is “glamping”—glamorous camping—one of the most fun ways to spend a vacation. Guests enjoy all the pleasures of retreating into nature while avoiding the less pleasant camping chores, like pitching a tent or cooking all your meals. Here, Indagare highlights 10 of our favorite luxurious wilderness getaways.

Contact Indagare for assistance planning a vacation to one of these resorts. Our specialists can book you at the hotel that is right for you and plan great meals and activities.

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Clayoquot was a glamping pioneer and is still one of its best practitioners. Located in British Columbia, in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, this tented camp provides sublime food and service in a gorgeous, rugged setting. Read the entire hotel review.

Related: The Top 10 Wilderness Resorts

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Located in northwest Thailand overlooking the Golden Triangle, where the country meets Myanmar and Laos, this resort boasts 15 canvas-topped tented suites spread over the expansive landscaped grounds. Each accommodation is ultra-private and tricked out with patios, rain showers and luscious bed linens. Read the entire hotel review. 

Dar Ahlam Dune’s Camp

Guests at this camp in Morocco’s stunning Ouarzazate desert can act out Lawrence of Arabia in style, sleeping under the stars and, during the day, participating in camel rides, tea ceremonies, cooking classes and four-by-four excursions, plus superb candlelit meals. Read the entire hotel review. 

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Dunton Hot Springs

This resort in an old Colorado mining town has an incredible sense of place—both historic and physical. Its accommodations, housed in vintage log cabins that have been restored with impeccable taste and style, and its location next to hot springs, make it a luxe base from which to explore the valley and surrounding mountains. Read the entire hotel review. 

&Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp

Indagare recommends a number of spectacular camps in and around the Serengeti. This one sets itself apart with the fact that the campsite is mobile, carefully positioned to be close to the Great Migration. One of its locations is on the banks of the Grumeti River, which is home to a family of hippos who provide endless entertainment. Read the entire hotel review. 

Bespoke Hideaways, Wadi Rum

Jordan’s stunning Wadi Rum desert is made even more remarkable at night. This camp offers an unrivaled experience, with days spent dune surfing or exploring by foot, camel, four-by-four, hot-air balloon or hang glider followed by candlelit dinners served in a Bedouin tent and falling asleep in near silence. Read the entire hotel review. 

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Embodying a personal and gorgeous interpretation of a Wild West adventure, this lavish ranch has incredibly stylish tented accommodations set on 6,600 acres that are pure Big Sky Montana, with fairy-tale pine forests, seemingly endless meadows and, running through it all, one of the premier fishing streams in the region. Read the entire hotel review. 

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Amanwana

This luxurious glamping property boasts 20 canvas-topped tents that stretch across a sandy plateau on Indonesia’s mostly uninhabited Moyo Island. Here, the rainforest meets a protected marine park in the Flores Sea, one of the best diving and snorkeling destinations in the region. Read the entire hotel review. 

Aman-i-Khás

This Aman property, located on 18 acres on the edge of India’s Ranthambore tiger preserve, brings a contemporary aesthetic to living under canvas. In keeping with the company’s philosophy, the staff focuses on delivering bespoke experiences, such as breakfast in the Ranthambore fort, village walks and camel treks, in addition to spectacular tiger safaris. Read the entire hotel review. 

Treehotel Sweden

Accommodations at this unusual property in Swedish Lapland are housed in ultra-modern cabins suspended in trees, all designed with sustainability in mind but each according to a different theme. The UFO, for instance, resembles a flying saucer. Guests can enjoy the surrounding wilderness through such activities as white-water rafting, hiking and a moose safari. Note: A hotel review for Treehotel will post soon. 

Contact Indagare for assistance planning a vacation to one of these resorts. Our specialists can book you at the hotel that is right for you and plan great meals and activities.

– Emma Pierce on November 8, 2017

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