7 Best Glamping Spots In Guatemala - Updated 2024

Parvathi
Parvathi  
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The country of Guatemala in Central America is a wonderland that is never to be missed if you are a true travel enthusiast. It has exotic sites such as Tikal National Park and Lake Atitlán, and the land is decked with the beauty of hills, valleys, rain forests, dunes and long beaches. This natural beauty is complimented by ancient Mayan sites, exhibiting a long heritage of a radiant culture. Whether you are someone who loves to explore or finds contentment in the luxury of simplicity, this is the perfect spot for you to pause and camp as the serenity of the backdrop engulfs you. Check out this handpicked list to unravel the best glamping spots in Guatemala.

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 June 02, 2024.

1. Private glamping site, Tzununa

Wake up to the soothing sound of the lush forest as you lay undisturbed in the solitude of your one-bedroom off-grid eco tent. Take a 10-minute walk to Lake Atitlán and be mesmerised by the morning sun as you ease yourself into the calm blue waters, or take a stroll in the garden that overlooks the majesty of Volcán San Pedro.

The campsite houses a tent with two cosy single beds, a fully functional private kitchen and a lounge area where you can feel closer to nature yet avail all the facilities of a modern homestay.

They provide an eco-friendly compost toilet and an outdoor forest shower. Arrive preferably in the morning and relish in the comfort of this sustainable lodging.

Stayed at this property?
San Marcos La Laguna, Sololá, Guatemala
30.39 km (18.9 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel
133 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shelter is warm and the open air hot shower is soothing for the chilly mornings
when you stay be sure to order some breakfast as they are fantastic cooks
the beds are very comfortable and the temperature inside was the tent at night was perfect
we also liked the toilet
loved the tent it was extremely comfortable and cozy
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
it was clean and well planned
kadhi & chetan place is a quiet clean and calming place
we had a lovely stay here the place is amazing and clean
the tent was really nice very clean and full of cute details
Host:
the hosts were welcoming and quick to respond and answer all my questions
both hosts are nice friendly and ready to give you a hand if you need it
they were responsive and helpful during my stay
kadhi & chetan were welcoming and responsive hosts
kadhi and chetan are very friendly and happy to help if there are any questions
Location:
the location is perfect
very close to center and easy to find
incredible space in a great location
exactly as described great location peaceful retreat
it is very near the town and close to all the lovely restaurants and bars of the area
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2. A private stout bell tent, San Pedro La Laguna

Wake up to the mesmerising view of Lake Atitlán, or indulge in a midnight swim as you get consumed by contentment. This private stout bell tent, located on top of 100 stairs with 5 terrace levels, is 2.5 km (1.5 mi) from the tourist centre and hosts two twin beds.

They provide a fully functional kitchen, a shared workspace and free internet access if you need to update your socials. You can relax on the hammock or in the shared backyard as you munch a delicious fruit straight from their grove. If you want to destress, you can also avail yourself of their shared hot tub and ease yourself into the comfort of the warm water.

Stayed at this property?
San Pedro La Laguna, Sololá Department, Guatemala
31.47 km (19.6 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel
75 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
: yes wifi is very good ;)
the view from the garden is amazing and they have a cozy fireplace
clean and cozy with an incredible view of the lake
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped
everything was super clean and well organized
amazing place :d beautiful clean and so much fun to be there
the tent is absolutely lovely and everything was super clean and just beautiful
the tent was clean super comfortable and we so enjoyed our 4 nights in it
Host:
james is a super nice host
james is super helpful
you are great hosts and special people
one of the best hosts iv met durning my time on airbnb
james himself is a very well intentioned and kind human being
Location:
but if - it is a nice walk or 5q tuc tuc
location actually benefits from being out of town - travel in is really quick and reliable
what a beautiful place to stay
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3. Glamping tent with volcano view, Tecpán (from USD 96)

Unplug yourself in this unique property as you are greeted by the captivating image of two active volcanos, Volcán de Fuego and Volcán de Pacaya, overlooking the town of Tecpán. The tent houses a spacious queen size bed and an indoor fireplace to keep you warm and cosy.

Make yourself a quick snack or a delicious meal on the wood stove and dine outside as you get lost in the mesmerising view of the town resembling fairy lights floating on a dark blue ocean. The property is pet friendly and has a shared backyard where your animal friends can have the time of their lives.

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Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
2.61 km (1.7 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel
85 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the glamping tent has a really nice view the bed is really nice
Host:
the host was very nice and communicative too
great hospitality and kind service breathtaking view also
also the place is clean and the hosts are very friendly and kind
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4. Fully equipped dome, Santa Catarina Barahona

Overlooking Volcán de Agua, this geodesic dome keeps you warm and comfortable all year long with a snuggly double bed and a shared workspace.

The fully equipped kitchen has cooking essentials for a scrumptious meal. The property also provides paid laundry services, an outdoor bathroom with hot running water and a free parking spot for one vehicle. Moreover, you can enjoy the night in the warmth of the campfire as you prepare a delicious barbecue dinner.

Stayed at this property?
Santa Catarina Barahona, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
31.39 km (19.5 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel
83 reviews   Wifi Available
Dome 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
the area is peaceful and the hosts are welcoming
great host and very peaceful and accommodating stay highly recommend it :)
amazing hosts outstanding experience relaxing atmosphere… totally worth it you’ll return for sure
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5. Igloo-type bungalows, Tulate

This igloo-style bungalow’s interior is constructed solely with bamboo, and it features 4 bedrooms that can sleep a total of 13 guests. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, with four clean and well-equipped bathrooms. You can also dine in the convenience of your room or in the open. If you need to relax and unwind, you can grab a drink and lay back on the hammock.

Additionally, the site has easy access to the beach, making it a perfect spot for you to blend with the cool and pleasant weather.

Stayed at this property?
Tulate, Retalhuleu Department, Guatemala
104.22 km (64.8 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in dome 9 Beds 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

6. Luxurious tents with pool, Lanquín (from USD 37)

Experience the stillness of the forest at Guayaha when you book this rental. It has three tents that can sleep a total of six guests and has well-equipped shared bathrooms. You can lay back and relax as you grab a drink from the bar and savour the moment in the warmth of the outdoor fireplace. They also have three pools which you can avail of at any time of the day.

Enjoy the delicacies of their in-house restaurant or take a quick stroll and find the nearest eatery just 1 km (0.6 mi) away. Additionally, they provide free WiFi, and the property also has a wheelchair for those who need it.

Stayed at this property?

Guayaha

Wifi Available

Address: frente a cuevas de lanquin
139.4 km (86.7 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

7. Stylish glamping site with lake view, Tzununá (from USD 214)

Located in the Mayan town of Tzununá, just 7 km (4 mi) from the majestic Volcán San Pedro, this sustainable property offers a panoramic view of Lake Atitlán in all its glory. The property provides cosy double beds in each of the four luxurious tents they host.

They have a bar, restaurant, garden and a terrace offering a spectacular view. You can sip their organic coffee as you munch on the delicious continental breakfast they offer. Moreover, you can avail of their free hiking and walking tour services or get a massage at an additional charge.

Stayed at this property?

EL PICNIC ATITLÁN

9.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Unnamed Road Tzantixub, Municpio Santa Cruz la Laguna, Sololá
28.14 km (17.5 mi) from Paseo Xejasmín - Restaurante y Hotel

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Camp in the glamour of Guatemala

Whether you are travelling solo or with your gang, Guatemala offers some of the most lavish campsites in Central America. Take your pick from this hand-crafted list and set on a beautiful journey.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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