Top 10 Glamping Spots Near Malibu, California - Updated 2021

glamping in malibu

Glamping is your best route to beautiful starry nights, campfire stories, and pure indulgence with nature without the hassles of carrying lots of gear into the backcountry. The areas around Malibu has some of the most gorgeous settings in California, and there is no better way to give yourself a well-deserved back-to-nature break from everyday hassles of the modern life than go glamping for a couple of days. The only challenge you may have, however, is choosing the right glamping spot that will suit all your needs. The good news is that the region has plenty of spots, and once you determine the kinds of experiences you are looking for, picking a location will be as easy as 1, 2, 3. Scroll down below for a brief look at our recommendations for the top glamping spots near Malibu, California.

1. A private room in a yurt on a quiet dirt road (from USD 350)

This yurt is located on a quiet dirt road on your way to Red Rock Park. It is gently tucked among a grove of old sycamore trees, giving it the calmness and the secrecy you need to calm your mind, body, and soul from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The yurt is designed and equipped for personal cleansing and nourishment, so expect to find lots of healthy food and drinks, including extras such as guided mind, body, and spirit exercises and health and lifestyle coaching.

Vessel and Soul Health Retreat
 Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

2. A lovely canopy tent, next to a bamboo forest (from USD 45)

This lovely canopy tent is pitched next to a bamboo forest, in a quiet and relatively secluded location. The tent is fully equipped for your luxurious camping needs. With it comes amenities, it has a private hot tub, air conditioning, a fire pit, and an outdoor shower.

All guests will have access to a fully equipped house with a modern kitchen, spacious seating and dining areas, a washing machine, a dryer, and two bathrooms. With this, comes the feeling of camping in your own backyard.

Glamping in a Beautiful Backyard with a Hot Tub!
Los Angeles, California, United States
114 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable sleeping mattress
the house is full of amenities the back yard is huge and comfortable
luckily leanna provides a fan
great host and breakfast and amenities always readily available
the space was nice and cozy
the place was clean and it met my expectations
the entire house was clean and organized and nice towels and sheets were provided
leanna is a wonderful host
leanna was a great host
leanna was such a great host
leanna is a great host
leanna was a great host
the neighborhood is typical suburbs but close to a good food court
but i'm sure it would be an ideal location for a spring/summer weekend
great location we stayed in the tent which is a good place to stay in a budget
her place was secure and welcoming very unique experience
her yard was like a park yet it was very secure
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3. Authentic cozy tipi in Topanga (from USD 232)

This cozy tipi is a beautiful blend of a rustic escape with all the luxurious amenities you may need for a memorable glamping experience. Some of the notable amenities you will find here include a bedroom with two luxurious queen beds, a full kitchen, and a full bathroom.

It has a beautiful outdoor area, full of beautiful nature all around, and this is also where you will find the hot tub, which will completely redefine how you relax at a campsite. Think of this as a home away from home, but right in the middle of the wilderness.

Topanga, California, United States
363 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tipi 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
andrea and tate’s teepee was pleasantly decorated complete with a large comfy warm bed a sofa and sage
and delicious i ate breakfast at the beautiful patio table under a tree
the hot pool outside is very comfortable and the photos can be beautiful
the tipi was cozy the hot tub was warm the back yard was relaxing
the bed was very comfortable and the blankets thick and warm
their tee pee is in excellent condition and very clean/spacious
excellent tipi with beautiful decor clean living space cozy and beautiful location
but the outhouse which is just a toilet was very clean and close by
andrea and tate was really friendly and very kind person their teepee was wonderful very clean and comfortable
andrea and tate were wonderful hosts
andrea and tate were amazing hosts and made us feel at home
andrea the owner was telling me profanity words like fxxxx up fxxx this etc
the hosts are super responsive and clearly care a great deal about the guest experience
andrea and tate were wonderful and warm host
the location is perfect
beautiful location and a totally unique place to stay
close to a great hike just wish we stayed longer to explore more
i love that the tipi feels very ca wilderness but is also super close to the beach
all easily walkable or there are challenging hikes too
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4. A luxury tent at the Historic Rancho Grande cattle ranch (from USD 500)

These tents are located at the historic Rancho Grande cattle ranch. Each tent features one king bed, private bathrooms with cold and hot showers, and a spacious seating area. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen just as a short walk from the tents.

The most alluring thing about this spot is its location and it has been described as a backcountry haven for those in need of peace and serenity. Expect no city lights, traffic sound, or noise from neighbors during your stay here.

Ojai's Howard Creek Camp at Rancho Grande
Ojai, California, United States
73 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the daily walks with the goats and the yurts were comfortable and cozy
the bathrooms were super clean and each family is assigned their own
all the buildings facilities and tents were well maintained and equipped and everything was sparkling clean
wonderful host and wonderful experience
their dogs are all very friendly and get very excited as each party arrives
the owner richard is so hospitable and his tranquility is infectious
and while you’re at it meet some awesome generous hosts
what a great spot everyone at the ranch was super friendly and helpful
it’s like having a close buddy that owns it and you get to visit
just a lovely place
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5. Private room in a tent with a rooftop bedroom (from USD 124)

This is a fantastic silken Bedouin-style tent, with calm lighting, proper heating, and beautiful views of the city. It is well equipped for a luxurious stay, with some of the notable highlights being its fluffy comforters, dual-control mattresses, faux fireplace, and private toilet.

One unique feature of this spot and one which all visitors usually fall in love with is the bedroom – you will be sleeping in a private rooftop bedroom, which not only offers privacy and exclusivity, but also promises beautiful mornings and evenings with the great views, all around.

Los Angeles, California, United States
258 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck has a lovely view and the tent was very cozy
amazing view and cozy glamping setup
the room inside is awesome beautiful corner room view and very spacious
this place is awesome the tent is warm and cozy and the roof has an absolutely incredible view
this place is so fun a bit wild beatiful tent cozy with a great view of the city
sparkling clean as reported and overall comfortable
the space is very stylish but also very clean and neat
victoria and mark were fantastic hosts and the space was clean and was just as advertised
victoria is a wonderful host who offered great recommendations and had fun stories to share
victoria was very quick in responding and helpful
victoria was very sweet and friendly and had a wonderful home
victoria was very communicative and helpful
the host was kind enough to let me sleep in the house instead
perfect close to the heart of silverlake
good location and unique place to stay
pretty close to downtown sunset blvd and hollywood
great location a bit of an inconvenience for me but overall a fun experience
we enjoyed our stay in this quirky yet completely comfortable location
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6. A romantic tipi for two

This spot is ideal for two love-birds in need of privacy and seclusion, so they can reignite the embers of their love. The location is far away from normal disturbances and it comes equipped with just the kind of amenities you may need for a romantic getaway in the wild, including comfortable bedding, a private bathroom, and access to modern kitchen and dining facilities. The outdoors is peaceful and full of beautiful views of the hilly landscapes, all around.

Fun Glamping in Hollywood - N
Los Angeles, California, United States
11 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great company fast internet - good bathrooms too
clean & big kitchen clean bathrooms great wifi
the host let me book on a short notice amjad was really nice and communicative
host and guests were nice and you definitely get a bang for your buck here
except the uncleanliness the place is great good location and nice host
the location is great close to everything hollywood
location was perfect too
amjad’s place is great for travelers on a budget needing to be near the heart of hollywood
great location if you are interested in exploring all the hollywood spots
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7. A luxury camping tent by a river

Enjoy a quiet and relaxing stay in this heavy-duty, luxurious tent set by the river. The tent comes with a plush queen cot with air mattresses, complete with luxurious bedding. Two extra twin air mattresses are also included, to equip the tent with the capacity to sleep up to seven guests per night.

The tent also features two camp chairs and a table, ideal for early morning or evening relaxation as you watch the river flow by gently and listen to the beautiful sounds of nature. This is a peaceful option that will grant you the kind of serenity you need for complete relaxation.

The Pop-Up BnB #3: A Luxury Glamping Experience
Malibu, California, United States
Tent 6 Beds 1 Bathroom

8. A spacious yurt with access to the main mansion

This is a spacious yurt, featuring a total of five French doors, large windows, and every amenity you may need for a comfortable stay in the wild. Its location delivers incredible views of the hilly landscapes around. From the yurt, Malibu Creek State Park is just across the street, while the beach is less than ten minutes away from the property.

The yurt is beautifully furnished with modern mid-century furniture and all guests will have access to two dining rooms, two living rooms, two bathrooms, and a well-equipped kitchen. Outside the yurt, you will find a fire pit, as well as a pool with an infinity hot tub, where you can always enjoy the glorious views of the stars at night.

Huge YURT! Access to MANSION. Castle vibes! Bali
Calabasas, California, United States
9 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with that said dazjel did make it clear we could use the bathroom and shower in the house
the scenery is gorgeous and they keep the space super clean
she was very accommodating and made us feel very welcome
beautiful place and very nice hosts thank you so much for the hospitality
dazjal is such a great host
dazjel is really hospitable as well as her roommates
once to the yurt we were blown away by the beauty and positive energy the place possessed
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9. Beautiful tipi in a quiet and secluded location

This tipi is so simple that you may mistake it for an ordinary tent in the jungle, however, it will give you everything you need to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, without surrendering any of your usual comforts, such as luxury pillows, memory foam bedding, Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped kitchen, where you can store and prepare your food.

It will excite you to know that the glamping experience here also features complimentary wine, luxury linens, and a pancake breakfast, every day.

Topanga Tipi
Topanga, California, United States
17 reviews
Tipi 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the warm greeting and breakfast was such a treat for our group
this place was heaven it's so hip comfortable warm and conducive to great times
andrea tate and pearl are wonderful hosts
andrea and tate are the best hosts ever
andrea and tate were great hosts they were great at communicating with us and accommodating all our needs
one of the best hosts i've ever come across the tipi surprisingly fits 8 girls
certainly one of my top airbnb experiences beautiful rustic setting and andy is such a thoughtful host
the place is an amazing location for a girls weekend
hiking is perfect and close
beautiful surroundings with the beach and hiking very close
highly recommend this location you will not be disappointed
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10. A mobile tent for mood glamping

With this option, you get a tent and choose where to set it up. It means that you have the versatility to enjoy your glamping experience with the freedom to have the tent set up in any location of your choosing. Once you book the tent, it will be set up with or without furniture and it is a great choice for anyone in need of an alternative outdoor experience, without losing any of the modern conveniences.

Nomad's Pad: *TENT HIRE* Glamping Experience
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Tent 4 Beds 0 Bathrooms

Enjoy the beauty of Malibu's outdoors

Take a break from your hectic day to day life and become one with the beautiful Californian nature near Malibu. Choose any of these top glamping spots near Malibu, California, and give yourself the chance to relax and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors.

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