Would you like to go on a nature retreat in Europe without letting go of comfort and luxury? Go glamping!
Glamping is an elegant way to camp. It lets you enjoy the outdoors without being stripped of convenience and luxury. And while a lot of people go to Europe to tour chateaus and castles, you should not miss out on the glamping sites that will treat you to a different kind of European getaway!
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14 Glamping Sites for Your Next European Adventure
A European tour is not just all about castles, magnificent architectures, and colourful history. Here are some of the most famous glamping sites to check for your next European adventure!
Whether you want an eco-retreat, a date in the alps, or a safari adventure, here are some of the choices that will leave you excited for a glamping experience!
1. Eco Retreats, Powys
Location: Machynlleth, United Kingdom
Unwind and reconnect with nature in a 1,300-acre organic farm in the Dyfi Forest. 5 tipis among meadows and mature oak woods make up the accommodation. Guests are also treated to complimentary healing and night meditation sessions, plus tickets for the Centre for Alternative Technology which is just near the glamping site.
2. Lanzarote Retreats
Location: Lanzarote, Spain
Would you like to go glamping and stay in yurts and cabins near the beach? Lanzarote Retreats offers more than that. The Arrieta beach is one of the best in the island and features a volcanic landscape. Enjoy the view and the experience in this beautiful site in Spain.
3. Eco Luxury Yurt
Location: Lanzarote, Spain
Another glamping site in Lanzarote is the Eco Luxury Yurt. It is a part of the 9 eco-properties in the Finca de Arrieta estate. This glamping site is beautifully decorated with fabrics, wood flooring and antique Mongolian hardwood furniture. Aside from its solar-heated swimming and plunge pools, there is also the Arrieta fishing village nearby that you can also visit.
4. Eco-Lodge Brejeira
Location: Algarve, Portugal
Located near Silves, this glamping site offers an eco-friendly and unique retreat. Guests can choose between a Mongolian yurt with a raised veranda, a vintage Dutch gypsy caravan, or a German fire truck. Here, your accommodation can be based on your personality! Adding to the beauty of the place are the beaches, hiking and biking track nearby.
5. Écovallée Yurt Camping
Here’s a glamping site that’s perfect for families. With handcrafted chestnut and canvas yurts as dwellings in 12 acres of land, this is the place to be for groups or families looking for outdoor fun! The Ecovallee yurt camping site has a compost toilet and woodland play area where you can meet Pepito (the owner’s horse), as well as some foraging pigs and free-range chickens. There are also on-site activities in the place that you can sign up to!
6. Luxury Tent in Sicily
Location: Noto, Italy
Planning to visit Italy soon? Consider adding this glampsite to your itinerary. Situated in an olive farm in the Syracuse province, it can complete the Italian adventure you’ve dreamt of! Suit yourself to the views of rolling hills dotted with olive trees, immerse in an infinity pool, or simply enjoy the sunset while enjoying a local wine!
7. Camping Val D’Or
Location: Enscherange, Luxembourg
Relive your childhood dreams in a glamping site that will remind you of fairy tales! Camping Val d’Or features an oasis of greenery and a serene river at its heart. It creates an enchanting scenery that will leave you with lasting memories of the place. reminiscent of something only found in fairytales. Also located nearby is The village of Enscherange. You can also go on a train journey for a culture trip at the centre of Luxembourg City.
8. Mongolian Yurts
Location: Vaud, Switzerland
When planning a trip to Switzerland, you’ll think of majestic alps and mountaintop adventures. But the Mongolian Yurts offers more as it allows you to settle in a luxurious mountaintop tent that is 2,000 metres above sea level! Also referred to as the “height of love” this glamping site is perfect for couples on honeymoon. They offer a package that is inclusive of round-trip train travel, a small bottle of Champers, as well as dinner and breakfast.
9. Hotel Whitepod
Location: Monthey, Switzerland
Another glamping site in Switzerland that’s not to be missed is Hotel Whitepod. It offers luxury-finished domed igloo pods for your accommodation. They come complete with amenities for the most relaxing stay including sundeck, family pods, minibars and smart TVs. The hotel doesn’t run out of freebies as they provide breakfast, afternoon snacks, and parking too.
10. Great Langdale
Location: Cumbria, United Kingdom
Here’s an award winning glamping site in the United Kingdom that would make you want to spend winter in this part of Europe! 2014’s recipient of the Great Outdoors Accommodation of the Year award, it features double-glazed wooden camping pods and luxury yurt to keep you warm and cosy! You’ll also love that it’s located at the head of the valley so you can have the best winter walks.
11. Teapot Lane Luxury Camp
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Tucked in five acres of woodland, Teapot Lane is one of Ireland’s first luxury camps. It offers all that you may need for a luxurious glamping experience. The site has self-catering and bathroom facilities, king size beds, campfire and BBQ areas, and an area where you can find hammocks and swings. Complete your relaxation by availing the wellness services they offer.
12. Chewton Glen
Location: Hampshire, England
Does sleeping in a treehouse appeal to you? Chewton Glen is a luxurious glamping site with a twist! This elegant country house hotel and spa is tucked in 130-acres of the countryside. It is also a one-mile walk from the sea. The interesting part is that it allows you to set your adventure and occupy one of its treehouses. Unlike the ordinary, their treetop cabins make use of sustainable timber slats complete with balconies and panoramic windows!
Location: Allauch, France
Would you dare live in a bubble–literally? This is what The Attrap’Rêves Bubble Hotel in Allauch, France offers. Guests are treated to an accommodation that is made with a field of plastic, soundproof, and climate controlled pods! Nestled in a forested environment, it basically provides a comfortable accommodation under the stars with all the luxury of a hotel room!
14. Port Lympne Reserve
Location: Kent, England
You can now take the African safari to your glamping experience. Port Lympne Reserve offers accommodation at the Pinewood Camping pods. While sleeping amidst towering pine trees is already an experience to remember, you’ll still be in for a unique treat! This luxurious glamping site gives you a ticket to sleep in the wild with Amur tigers, European wolves and painted dogs within touching distance. Definitely not for the faint of heart!
If you are a lover of the outdoors, you can now get up close to nature without depriving yourself of comfort and luxury. Europe is dotted with the most luxurious glamping sites that deserve a spot on your itinerary. Check out these accommodations that will make you experience outdoor adventure in utmost comfort!