Have you ever wanted to go camping and immerse yourself in nature, but are too afraid to leave the comforts of a modern home? Well lucky for you, glamping is here to the rescue. Glamping is basically camping, but luxurious. You’ll be able to sleep in queen-size beds with air conditioning, a fridge, TV screens and hot running water, all whilst situated in the middle of a forest. And, what better place to start your glamping experience than the city of Orlando, in the state of Florida. The southernmost tip of the United States is home to multiple nature parks, forests and green spaces that are waiting to be experienced. The climate will make sure that it’ll never get too cold, but if it ever gets too hot, you’ll be thankful that there’s an air-con. Read on below to discover the best glamping spots near Orlando, Florida.
For those who don’t yet know what a yurt is, it’s a traditional Mongolian tent that accommodated nomads as they travelled from one location to another across deserts, savannahs and mountains. Whilst yurts in the olden days were pretty bare, these ones are made specifically for glamping. This yurt may look small on the outside, but don’t let appearances fool you. The interior is spacious yet cosy at the same time, with all the amenities you would ever need. The skylight offers natural lighting for the entire yurt and if it ever gets too hot inside, there’s an air-con. It also has a flat-screen TV, wifi, coffee machine, microwave, fridge, king-size bed, and more. The best part is that the toilet and shower are located inside, meaning you won’t have to go out to wash up. That’s not all! The outside patio has swings, a fire pit and a barbecue grill. Also, alpacas live nearby, so you can enjoy your dinner whilst watching them graciously roaming across the fields.
Yurt at Danvile, glamping at its bestGeneva, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe chairs are comfortablefrom coffee to showers you'll find this to be a comfortable staywe ended up having to pull the table away from it to enjoy our meals without getting hotawesome experience super clean and really funit was charming clean and perfect for a weekend getaway to forget about our busy everyday liveseverything was clean and i felt very safe given its “tent” vibeour yurt was clean and comfortable
Host:they’re very nice hosts who go above and beyond to make sure everyone enjoys their stayawesome place more importantly awesome hostsgreat place great host best airbnb in orlandodan and deborah are outstanding hosts who go above and beyond to make you feel at homewe enjoyed it very much and dan was also a great hostRead more reviewsamazing location with even better hospitalitywhat a great off-the-grid locationwhat a perfect place to unplug and enjoy lifebring snacks drinks and enjoy the peace and quietdoug and i enjoy finding unique places to stay
The tent is a whopping 200 square feet (18 square meters) and can accommodate up to four people. It has a queen-size bed and two air mattresses. The welcome mat says “Home sweet home” and it has never been more accurate. The bell-shape makes the space feel cosy, warm and inviting for all, and the interior lighting with lamps and light bulbs around make it even comfier.
Outside, there’s a gorgeous lakeside view that looks even more picturesque against the backdrop of an orange sunset sky. The boardwalk to the nearby Dixie Lake Pier is accessible right next to the campsite and at the end of the trail, you get a stunning, majestic view. There’s even a private pavilion with a shelter, in case it rains, as well as a picnic area in the middle of the forests nearby. It’s something out of a fairytale.
Luxury Glamping: CareFree Camping @ Lake LouisaClermont, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsit was nice having a private covered picnic table behind the tentgreat place to stay very comfortable bed and easy to control the temperature inside the tentthe canvas tent is high quality clean and very cozythe place is really nice with a lot of details and is very cleansuper clean and spacious staff at park is super friendlyRead more reviewsthe location is perfectloved our stay we only had a quick night but the location was perfect for usthis is also a very convenient location to easily access the bathhouse and kayak launchme and my girlfriend had an amazing trip at lake louisa state park in this awesome tentpark is beautiful words can not describe
Situated right next to a river, this accommodation is just like a hotel room, except that you also get direct access to the water right beside you. The tent itself is extremely spacious, fitting an entire queen-size bed with a naturistic wooden frame. Air conditioning and heating are also available, so you won’t have to battle the climate yourself. Besides that, enjoy the coffee machine, fridge and patio, all available at your disposal. Now comes the real interaction - the river. The boat ramp and fishing pier are stone’s throw away from the tent, giving you plenty of things to do. For those who enjoy fishing, bring your fishing rods and gear and catch yourself some dinner. For those who prefer jet skis or boats, you can rent them at the pier nearby and enjoy some aquatic fun. All the fun without sacrificing any of the comforts.
Riverfront Glaming TentUmatilla, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bathrooms and tent were extremely clean and the bed was very comfortablethe bathroom was clean and everything worked well but it's located 300 ft from the tentRead more reviews
Host:the people were very kind and did all they could to be accommodating
Another riverside tent, this glamping accommodation brings style and character to the table. With beautiful and artistic murals covering the walls of the tent, you’ll feel more stylish and unique whilst you’re inside. The draping curtains may look unassuming, but you’ll be surprised by all the comfort you can get from this accommodation once you’re there. Relax on the huge queen-size bed, whilst sipping on drinks chilled by the mini-fridge next to you. After that, go out to the riverside and play. Head to the fishing pier to catch some grub or rent a boat to get that adrenaline pumping. If you’re tired of the water, the forests nearby also have hiking trails for you to breathe the fresh air and fully immerse yourself in the flora and fauna.
Riverfront Camo Glamping TentUmatilla, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfy the ac cold the bud drafts next door were $1small room but space used very wisely and has a great looksince the a/c was out more bugs were attracted to the tentbeds were comfy and the shower was absolutely amazing especially for a camp ground50 and the pool table freeshower and bathroom extremely cleanwhat a fun tent and camp the tent was very clean with great bedding and soft towelsthe bathroom is a little bit of a walk away but it is also very clean
Host:everyone at the campground was friendly and helpfulwe interacted with quite a few residents and everyone was very friendly and respectful of privacylocals very nice and friendlyquiet peaceful and friendlyRead more reviewswish it was closer to parks and springsgreat cute cozy little place
As far as luxury glamping goes, it doesn’t get any better than this. The tent itself is fully decorated with items that screams modern, stylish, chic and classy. The wide door lets in the warm sunlight for natural lighting, while at night, the light bulbs around the place light up for a magical scene. If you’re wondering how big the space is, it manages to fit a queen-size bed, a couch, coffee table, futon and there’s still ample floor space to play around on. That’s enough to fit a family of four. If you want to bring more guests, the tent can actually accommodate up to six, with extra mattresses available, as well.
Outside, there is a fire pit and a seating area to enjoy some camp vibes. There’s also a grill and a huge wooden table that’s perfect for family meals or just a hearty meal with friends. Since the park is open 24 hours, you have access to all the hiking trails, lakeside walks, and more at any point during the day. People even had bachelorette parties at this tent, a true testament to the quality of this place.
Luxury Glamping: Hammock Site @ Lake LouisaClermont, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe scenery is beautiful and campsite clean
Host:arden was responsive to our questions and kindRead more reviewsclose to disney world and a cool place to stay
Pack your bags for a weekend glamping trip
With so many luxurious, cosy and comfy accommodations amidst nature, it’s the perfect chance for you to escape that hustle and bustle of the metropolitan city life and enjoy a breath of fresh air. Be it riverside, lakeside or situated in the middle of the forest, all these glamping spots offer you the rare chance to enjoy nature without having to sacrifice comfort. Pick the one that suits you the most and plan the trip now!
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