Top 8 Glamping Spots In Donegal, Ireland - Updated 2024

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The county of Donegal offers plenty of adventures that will please anyone who loves the outdoors. Ride the majestic waves of Killahoey Beach or go hiking on Malin Head Loop. It is also home to Glenveagh National Park, where you will find all sorts of flora and fauna. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stroll on the coast of Carrick or check out the panoramic views from Bundoran. The county also has plenty of glamping spots that not only allow you to experience something new but also let you become close to nature. For a heart-warming trip, read on for the top glamping spots in Donegal, Ireland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location that facilitates glamping or is close to glamping spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 30, 2024.

1. Spacious yurt overlooking Lough Mardal (from USD 201)

This lakeside yurt is part of Lough Mardal Lodge and features a bed under a skylight, putting guests in the perfect position for stargazing. Featuring a kitchen, a lounge area, and a fireplace, this magical yurt promises a comfortable stay. This yurt, located on 90 acres (36.4 hectares) of land, is perfect for 2.

You can easily go fishing or swimming during your stay. Donegal Bay and the Blue Stack Mountains are near for those who want an adventure.

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Bradlieve, Co. Donegal, Ireland
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most interesting room with a view that i have ever been in
very well stocked in the communal kitchen
the yurts are brilliant with luxury comforts epic bed and a brilliant wood burner
the lodge is a short walk and has an amazing kitchen and communal space
the bed was amazing and the decor was stunning
the yurts are beautiful decorated clean and simple for your quiet and private getaway
the space is super clean with thoughtful design
the yurt was sparkling clean and very comfortable
the yurts are beautifully decorated comfortable and super clean
the communal building is also really nice with super clean and great showers and toilets
the hosts are brilliant friendly and very helpful
a truly special place in a stunning location
good location about 15mins from donegal and a short drive to a couple beautiful beaches
awesome location and the perfect spot to switch off thank you for having us
the place was beautiful and unique
fabulous location luxurious yurts sparkling clean amenities and very environmentally conscience building and living
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2. Cozy glamping pod close to beaches (from USD 125)

This beautiful pod is located in the heart of Dunfanaghy with a view of the Muckish mountain as its backdrop. The one-bedroom accommodation can fit two guests, who will have access to a lounge area, a kitchenette, and a shared bathroom. This place is also a surfer’s paradise since it is located right behind a surf school.

To top it all off, Tramore Beach and Killahoey Beach are just steps away from the property.

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Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland
77 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent amenities very cosy and comfortable
a wonderful stay very clean and comfortable
very clean and the host and her colleagues were so welcoming and friendly
staff are amazing all so friendly and welcoming
everyone is so friendly and our host made sure we were happy i’m sure we’ll be back again
extremely pleasant hosting from judith and the staff at the surf school
judith was a really welcoming and helpful host definitely will come back we loved it
fantastic stay location is perfect
very cosy stay in a great location with everything you need very close by
cosy pod in a brilliant location
really lovely well-equipped pod which is right in the town and close to everything you will need
great location the pod was so cozy and felt a lot bigger than what was on the pictures
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3. Sleepy Hut (from USD 38)

Sleepy Hut is located in the middle of tranquil woodland. Carrickfinn Blue Flag Beach and the mountain of Errigal are just a short drive away, making this the perfect home base for those who love outdoor sports. Plenty of pubs are close by, too.

The accommodation can sleep up to two guests, who can also bring a dog with them. You can hang out in the covered patio and garden or make use of the communal kitchen.

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Crolly, County Donegal, Ireland
214 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hut was very cosy and comfortable and there was a really nice atmosphere in the campsite
the sleepy hut was so very lovely clean comfortable and such a unique experience
lovely quirky campsite exceptionally clean which is very comforting due to the current situation
the communal areas are well stocked with hand sanitisers and cleaning products
plenty of facilities and very clean
every possible need was anticipated with a variety of thoughtful touches and the site is kept sparklingly clean
friendly and accommodating hosts
hosts were warm and welcoming
nic & ian are both very friendly and ready to help
amazing campsite and lovely host
ian and nic are great hosts and were extremely helpful
the location is great as well
excellent compact campsite in good location
very comfortable and a beautiful location
easy to get to by foot/bus if that's how you're traveling right near a couple of pubs too
very close to some beautiful walks and beaches too
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4. Cozy tipi with great location

This tipi is part of Basecamp Knader, which sits along the Wild Atlantic Way between Knader Forest and Assaroe Lake. Guests can enjoy many activities nearby, such as surfing and hiking. There is also a beach just five minutes away. After a fun-filled day, relax in front of a campfire.

The tipi itself comes with two beds, perfect for a group of three. Plenty of blankets will keep you warm during your stay. Overall, this is the perfect spot for those seeking a quiet retreat.

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Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland
213 reviews   Wifi Available
Tipi 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast left for us was a lovely touch for our morning
such a lovely experience the tipis are amazing and the campfire breakfast bits are a nice touch
the tipi was tidy and clean
the shower room and bathroom were also clean
the cookhouse was spacious and clean
tipi was class - really clean and surprisingly warm
the tipi's themselves were amazing - very clean and comfortable
hosts are very informative friendly and helpful
paul is an amazing host
paul is an absolute gent lovely chatting to him and very helpful
paul is a great host always welcoming and checking in
lovely place with even lovelier hosts
beautiful location and fantastic tipis
perfect quirky accommodation and ideal location to explore
it's very cute and there's lots of walking trails nearby
we had a wonderful stay in an amazing location
great location and brilliant host
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5. The Wonderly Wagon (from USD 77)

The Wonderly Wagon is a lovely rental with a priceless view. Located in Fintown, it offers plenty of opportunities for you to enjoy hiking and cycling. Aghla Mountain and Loch Muck are just 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) away. When you don’t feel like going anywhere, you can simply relax in the garden.

Inside the caravan are a bunk bed and a kitchenette, ideal for two. Guests will also have access to a private bathroom. Despite being located outside, it has WiFi. Those arriving here in a car can take advantage of the free parking.

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The Wonderly Wagon

Wifi Available

Address: Daraghan

Parking Pets allowed Garden Fishing Free parking Internet services Hiking Cycling

6. Lovely yurt for four

This quaint Mongolian yurt near the Wild Atlantic Way offers a great experience for adventurous travelers. With two beds and a shared bathroom, this accommodation is the perfect spot for a getaway with your loved ones. You feel right at home thanks to the presence of running electricity, a kitchenette, and a patio. A few breakfast items will be provided so that you can start off your day on a good note. An indoor fireplace will keep everyone warm. To top it all off, the front door can be locked, guaranteeing everyone’s safety.

A local forest is nearby if you want to go hiking.

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County Donegal, Ireland
104 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and pull-out sofa are very comfortable
we were lucky with weather so enjoyed breakfast outside
bathroom and kitchen were fully equipped and super clean
very clean very tidy and cosy
it was absolutely spotlessly clean and very well maintained
beautiful yurt and sparkling clean
everything was spotlessly clean and exactly as stated
beautiful place spotless clean very friendly hosts
the host was very nice and well explained
the hosts where fantastic and very helpful
patricia is a lovely host
lovely and helpful host who was available for communication
patricia is a lovely host very helpful and informative
definitely recommend staying here great location
ideal location for discovering county donegal
we stayed here for 2 nights for my sons birthday great location few miles from letterkenny
great location for accessing the surrounding area with an easy check-in/out box
this place is just amazing
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7. Wonderful yurt with beautiful views

This traditional Mongolian yurt, situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, offers a wonderful experience. It has two single beds inside and offers access to a shared bathroom. With a mini-fridge, running water, and utensils available for guests, this yurt will make sure that stay will be hassle-free. You can even make coffee or tea using the kettle.

Book this yurt if you want to see panoramic views of the Irish landscape.

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Derrybeg, Donegal, Ireland
73 reviews  
Yurt 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable tea & coffee provided and even a bar of chocolate each
the breakfast was lovely too would definitely recommend
comfortable clean bed linen and fresh towels
was very clean and well looked after
everywhere was spotless and i couldn't fault it
we loved the yurt it was cosy and clean and the beds were very comfortable
it was beautiful inside and very clean and james was very welcoming
james was a lovely host
host and his family were wonderful people who provided spot on tips suggestions and hospitality
james was a great host and communicated everything really clearly
amazing yurt expierence james is a lovely host very talented he build it all by himself
great place very friendly hosts
very cute place and lots to see nearby
very cool yurt and location
a lot of beautiful places just a few minutes away from the location
lovely place for a break from busy lifestyle
really enjoyed staying in the yurt quick walk into the town but perfectly quiet at night
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8. Colorful hut with parking

This quiet hut in the middle of a forest can fit two guests. It offers a porch where you can catch priceless views. Guests will have everything they need, such as a duvet, a mini-fridge, and utensils. Coffee-making facilities will be provided, as well. To top it all off, breakfast is provided.

A supermarket and pub are nearby if you need anything. Other establishments, such as restaurants and cafes, are a short drive away. Parking is available on site for added convenience.

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Derrybeg, Donegal, Ireland
72 reviews  
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really comfortable stay with handy facilities
it is clean and calm
pods were clean and tidy
the bathroom and shower was clean and bright
the place is clean and well kept
excellent value for money and extremely clean and tidy
our hosts were very welcoming and helpful
james was a great host
very helpful with directions and showing us around the huts
hosts were helpful and informative
james is a really nice host a truly genuine guy
excellent accommodation very central location
super cute and cosy gipsy caravan in beautiful location close to the glenveagh national park
nice location in a lovely part of donegal
we loved our stay in james unique little corner in derrybeg
the location is a great place for a stop along the way for a nights rest
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Have a great time in Donegal

Enjoy beautiful views and meet wildlife while having access to modern amenities, such as plush beds, when you go glamping. Donegal offers plenty of beautiful outdoor attractions. If you want to experience it to the fullest, book any of the top glamping spots in Donegal, Ireland, now.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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