10 Best Glamping Spots In Hawaii, The USA - Updated 2021

glamping in hawaii
Sin Yee
Sin Yee
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Hawaii is a state of the US located on the Pacific Ocean, and it is a dream destination for many people. Known to be a really beautiful place with breathtaking views of the stunning coast, dreamy blue waters, and luxurious resorts, we totally understand why it is such a popular tourist destination. But did you know that aside from the stunning beaches, Hawaii is also home to tropical forests, beautiful mountains, and volcanoes? This is why glamping works so well here, especially in major islands like Maui and Kauaʻi. Explore and get that authentic Hawaiian experience by embarking on a glamping trip! We’ve got the accommodations covered for you. Read on to find out more about the best glamping spots in Hawaii, the USA.

1. Studio-style yurt in Hawaiian Acres (from USD 72)

This studio-style yurt located in Hawaiian Acres is surrounded by a gorgeous, tropical rainforest. Built on an elevated platform and equipped with everything you’ll need in a vacation house, guests will definitely get that home-away-from-home experience at this property! A 45-minute drive will bring you to the hot springs, Volcano National Park, as well as a beautiful beach. Or you can just simply choose to just relax within the area and experience the Hawaiian countryside for yourself! Take a walk in the forest and pick some fresh tropical fruits such as bananas and soursops. Yum!

"Glamping" at its finest among 3 acres of exotic fruit
21 reviews
cottage 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i used sofa bed every nights without a problem
there are one nice and firm queen bed and one sofa bed
it is comfortable and fully equipped
one bath room has a tub equipped with a hand shower
lush tropical area ripe oranges to eat kitchen was well stocked for use
Cleanliness:
perfectly clean yard was beautiful quiet and relaxing
Host:
great host jim was awesome
the owners jim and mercy are very nice and considerate of ones wishes
in this case the owners jim and mercy were a bonus
Location:
great remote location with a beautiful landscape in a largely tropical area
perfect central location made it easy to head in any direction easily
had a good time à little far from the main road but great quiet location
it is conveniently located between keaau/pahoa and volcano nat'l park and i would enthusiastically stay there again
overall i will still recommend this place if you are in the area
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2. Cozy canvas tent near a rainforest (from USD 54)

This tent is located in Glenwood and is conveniently situated near attractions, general stores, art galleries, and local cafes. The canvas tent is tucked on a platform and has functioning windows and a fully equipped kitchenette for you to prepare your own food out in the wilderness. You will have access to a walk-in shower. If you want to take some time off, you can relax and unwind in the private lanai and just listen to the tranquil sounds of nature. The king mattress can sleep two persons comfortably, so this is a great accommodation choice for couples.

Glamping in Glenwood, Hawai’i ~ ‘Ekahi
Volcano, Hawaii, United States
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities including a crazy comfy bed
we loved the sounds of the nature and the cozy space
the wifi connection was great making it a great spot if you have work to do
we also loved having a hot shower electricity and wifi
the bed was very comfortable and i didn't get too hot or cold
Cleanliness:
wonderful stay very clean and homey
it was clean cozy fun and unique
i loved the outdoor shower and was amazed with how clean it was (considering its outside )
it was clean comfy and rustic while also providing all the modern amenities
Host:
the kind hospitality was greatly appreciated
the host was amazing too
hosts were very generous as well in giving me a late checkout
this is a great experience provided by an exceptionally attentive host it was wonderful
great communication with the host and easy check-in on a last minute reservation
Location:
the location was perfect for going in and out of volcano national park with ease
this was a great place to stay near volcanoes national park
it was amazing and in a fantastic location for the national park
absolutely fantastic place to stay super quiet and isolated right down the road from volcano national park
the surrounding was amazing and the location was great
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3. Private yurt inside a family farm in Papaikou (from USD 125)

This yurt situated in Papaikou is located in a fairly secluded area within Hamakua Coast. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this is a great accommodation choice for you. You don’t only get to rejuvenate your body and soul from the city noises, you’ll also get to experience life like a native Hawaiian. Besides the usual king-size bed, sofa bed, closet and dresser, you’ll definitely be excited to know that there is a bamboo loft built by the hosts! You can even choose to sleep on the loft while stargazing through the skylight dome. A kitchen equipped with basic amenities such as a stovetop, refrigerator and blender can also be found within the property.

Hale'ohe (Bamboo House) Yurt on Small Family Farm
Papaikou, Hawaii, United States
92 reviews Superhost
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is no ac but the fans will help cool
beto and maia creates such a safe conscious and comfortable environment i would recommend anyone to stay at
this place is magical spacious and comfortable with everything we needed
the bed was super comfy and the temperature inside was very pleasant
Cleanliness:
everything was clean organized and comfortable
peaceful clean and different experience
it is one of a kind clean tastefully decorated and memorable
the yurt was very clean and nicely decorated
the yurt was extremely clean and overall experience was amazing
Host:
maia was very responsive over chat
beto and maia were awesome hosts
beto and maia are responsive and kind
communication with our hosts was quick and efficient
gorgeous yurt wonderful location 10 mins from town tranquil setting and hosts were easy to communicate with
Location:
nice rural location off the grid
really cute place very pretty decorated and comfortable
the farm is serene and relaxing but still close to hilo if you choose to go into town
this is a fantastic and highly unique place to stay if you come to the big island
perfect distance from hilo to have some peace and quiet in nature
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4. Private campsite on the highest peak in Oahu (from USD 125)

This is a private property situated at the base of Mt Ka'ala, the highest peak on Oahu. The owners also went all out to provide a sustainable yet comfortable experience for guests. Electricity is generated with solar power and the water supply is pumped from 180 feet (55 metres) below the earth. The bathroom and compostable toilet are just a few steps from the property. Get the true Hawaiian experience by purchasing some locally grown produce from the organic farm located in the neighbourhood for your meals.

North Shore Glamping
Waialua, Hawaii, United States
266 reviews Superhost
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and all the amenities for a great experience
if you are a fan of camping this one is the spot
the king bed was so comfortable
the shower and other amenities were comfortable and clean
loved the shower bed was comfy and the sounds of nature lulled me to sleep
Cleanliness:
the bathroom is about 30 feet away and is clean
cozy nature getaway from the busy life very fun and clean space provided
Host:
hosts were friendly and helpful
friendly cat was a bonus
host is very nice and responsive
host was awesome and had surfboards to use also
the hosts are wonderful people kind and they give you nice local tips
Location:
excellent location and gorgeous property
super remote and peaceful location
amazing location close to the north shore but yet away from everything
such a great location we were close to great shopping food hikes and beautiful beaches
it is beautiful there and a great location
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5. Eco-friendly yurt with a skylight in Mountain View (from USD 63)

Glamp in the tropical rainforest in this eco-friendly, private yurt located in Mountain View. Situated close to various natural attractions like waterfalls and volcanoes, the location of this property is definitely a great spot for those who are up for adventures. The wood-accented yurt is built from canvas and is furnished with a skylight and screen windows. Guests get to take showers in the outdoor shower house with rock walls. The compostable toilet has a flush that works like a usual flush. The spacious yurt can accommodate up to four guests and is equipped with a queen-size bed. Remember to visit the nearby cafe and bakeries for some awesome coffee and fresh, delicious bakes!

Private Eco Yurt In The Jungle
Mountain View, Hawaii, United States
193 reviews Superhost
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower gets clogged easily and the wifi was not working
the wifi is a helpful touch when researching the local area
this was a luxury off-grid yurt with many amenities to feel comfortable
all the amenities of an apartment in a peaceful environment
it is a very well appointed home complete with hairdryer tv vacuum and a fully equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
the place was really clean and nice
it was very clean
very nice and clean place
clean environmentally efficient and beautiful
very clean and comfy and also include laundry machine
Host:
our hosts were thoughtful and accommodating of what ended up being a pretty late check-in
this is a truly one of a kind experience
our only friendly reminder is yo be sure the netting is up over the bed
such a beautiful area and a unique experience and very budget friendly
Location:
loved tha location of it
it is situated in a nice landscaped location at the end of a long driveway
such a great location and perfect for getting around to various spots on big island
we really enjoyed our stay location is very secluded and in fairly dense rainforest area
location was also great and the surroundings beautiful
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6. Cosy yurt with an insane view

This cosy yurt located in Aiea comes with a queen-size bed and a small kitchenette with an induction burner and a microwave. There is also a full-size futon in the living area. Guests get access to the whole yurt as well as the rooftop deck. The latter is definitely one of the best parts of the property. You’ll get to enjoy an amazing view of the island, especially during sunset. If you are craving barbeque, plan a barbecue party with your loved ones at the equipped gazebo located just outside the yurt!

Glamping Yurt Lodging in Aiea/Pearl Harbor, Oahu!
Aiea, Hawaii, United States
8 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv wifi kitchen ceiling fan bathroom hot water shower and soft bed
Host:
justin and gena were excellent host the yurt was amazing
i’m an outdoor kind of person so we loved it
Location:
very cool place located in an area with access to wherever you want to get on the island
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7. Family-friendly, country-style yurt in Haleiwa

Located in Haleiwa, this country-style yurt is one of the best choices for a glamping trip with your family. You’ll get your own designated parking space right in front of the yurt. Aside from that, this cosy space accommodates up to five guests and has an extra air mattress. There is also an enclosed shower with a toilet just a short distance from the main yurt. The main towns of Haleiwa and Waialua are just a mile away, and both can be easily accessed via a walking trail. They are really good places for you to make some basic food purchases and equipment rentals. There are also several beaches just a stone’s throw away from the property. You can now easily get that tan you’ve been wanting!

Mango Tree Shower
Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
54 reviews
Yurt 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable and a fan kept us cool at night
the bed is very comfortable and the deck is delightful
it was a very comfortable bed and there was coffee provided in the morning
mango shower awaits you for a heated moonlit waterfall of comfort
hot shower under the mango tree excellent
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and well prepared when we arrived
the space was extremely clean and neat
everything is super clean
very unique clean and comfortable place to stay
outstanding host super clean beautifully decorated and very thoughtful details
Host:
great host very helpful
great host would definitely recommend
spring was the most amazing host very communicative friendly and accommodating
spring and teresa were excellent hosts - very responsive welcoming and helpful
great host an amazing stay if you're looking to glamp
Location:
the location is great; a short drive to everything
what a fun experience the location is awesome - think swiss family robinson
location ideal for a north shore stay
amazing outdoor shower great location - only a few minutes from haleiwa on the north shore
spring’s place is a hidden treasure for sure it’s a great escape from the hustle and bustle of waikiki
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8. Awesome tent on a private ranch in Kealakekua

This tent is located in Kealakekua at an elevation of 3,200 feet (975 metres) and is definitely an awesome choice for couples. Situated on a space with almost zero light and noise pollution, this property provides guests with a perfect spot to stargaze! You’ll get to do nothing but relax and just stare at the beautiful, starlit skies from the hammock in front of the property. There is one full bed and a sofa bed, and the communal kitchen is just a minute’s walk from the tent.

Star Gazing Tent (Taurus) on Private Ranch
Kealakekua, Hawaii, United States
79 reviews
Tent 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Tent with a gorgeous skylight in Kurtistown

This luxe retreat tent is located within a tropical rainforest in Kurtistown, right between Hilo and Volcano National Park. The accommodation is equipped with a queen-size bed with linens, basic toiletries, and has an outdoor kitchen with a refrigerator. Immerse in the natural beauty of Hawaii by connecting to nature and exploring various nature attractions surrounding the area. You’ll definitely enjoy a stargazing session through the skylight before you doze off to sleep at night.

Laule’a Lotus Retreat: Eco-friendly glamping Oasis
Kurtistown, Hawaii, United States
57 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Private yurt with a hot tub in Keaau

Located on the Big Island in Hawaii, the Eucalyptus Yurt is surrounded by tropical landscaping. Volcano National Park, beaches, Mauna Kea, and waterfalls are a short distance away. This rustic-style private yurt is furnished with a king-size memory foam mattress for your ultimate comfort. There is also an open-air kitchen and picnic area that can be accessed by the guests. Aside from that, a fully-functioning kitchen within the yurt is available for your other cooking needs. Snorkelling gear is provided if you want to spend some time on the beach. This is definitely a special accommodation for those who want to get an authentic countryside experience!

Eucalyptus Yurt and Botanical Gardens
Keaau, Hawaii, United States
16 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
the host is very responsive to questions
jan & michael are fantastic hosts
michael and jan were perfect hosts very welcoming and helpful
Location:
it is a great location to see the hilo area of the island
the property has easy access to hilo pahoa beaches and hawaii volcanoes national park
this place is a tropical rainforest paradise back to nature
the yurt is a private and relaxing location surrounded with many trees and flowers
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Glamping in Hawaii

Are you now convinced that Hawaii isn’t just about stunning coasts and beaches? Because it has a lot more to offer! These accommodations will definitely give you a whole new perspective on the beautiful state of Hawaii. This will be a rejuvenating vacation for everyone, especially city dwellers. If you are planning a trip here, you might want to consider glamping instead of the usual resort or hotel-style vacation. After all, we have information on the best glamping accommodations right here!

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