Canada is known for having plenty of outdoor attractions, and Ottawa has its own fair share of these. Parks and conservation areas are aplenty here. These include Morris Island Conservation Area and Britannia Park and Beach. You also have other sights to see such as Mud Lake and Princess Louise Falls. What better way to explore these sights than by staying outdoors? If you’re not used to camping, worry not, because there are glamping options available so you don’t have to worry about setting up your own tent or getting lost in the woods. Check out this list of the best glamping spots in and near Ottawa, Canada.
This may be the accommodation for you if you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of urban living. This yurt sits on a 100-acre (40.4-hectare) property and is surrounded by lush pine trees. The rental can accommodate up to four people. If you’re traveling with an infant or a small child, a travel crib, a high chair, and kids’ dinnerware can be provided, along with some books and toys.
A wood stove is available to help you keep warm, and you can also use it to prepare light meals and hot beverages. Snowshoes are provided if you’re staying during winter. Fun fact: there was a UFO sighting in this area in 1992.
Lanark, Mississippi Mills, Canada
17.71 km (11.0 mi) from Saunders Farm
Top guest reviewsthe firewood was abundant and floor mattresses were comfortable for sleepinghighly recommended very clean and loved the added touches i would definitely come again in the wintersurrounding is beautiful and peaceful and the interior clean and nicely decoratedwe stayed for one night and we just didn't want to leave everything is clean and well explainedthe premises (yurt and outhouse) were very clean and well maintained and the atmosphere was quite peacefulvery beautiful and clean place absolutely love the window at the top to see the stars and the moon
Host:olga was a great hostolga and art were excellent hostsolga was a great host and was very helpful :)wonderful little escape from the city olga was an excellent hostthe hosts were extremely helpful and niceRead more reviewssuper cute place to stayfantastic location 15 mins from almonte and 30 from ottawathis place is amazing the stars the location everything about it is magicalolga and art are friendly and helpful will be returning to this location in the near futurea great place to spend a romantic day with your loved one
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Worried about safety and security? If so, consider staying at this property. This yurt not only gives you relaxing views of the water, but it also gives you peace of mind because it sits on private property with a small community.
The interior of this yurt looks like that of a comfortable cottage, and it’s spacious enough for four people. It even comes with a mini-kitchen, an electric fireplace, and even WiFi. Outside, you can find a barbecue grill and a picnic table if you want to cook and/or eat while enjoying the views. Canoes, kayaks, and water bikes are available for rent. Ottawa is a 35-minute drive away.
Top guest reviewsfresh linen and towels available with a bathroom with shower and a small kitchenettethe lot is big lots of room to relax and do activitiesit cozy with all the essentials needed to make your experience truly memorablevery clean and comfortablethe lake was calm clean and wonderful to explorepros: the water and yard are great the yurt is super clean and bedding etc as wellthe yurt was clean and comfy with all the amenities of home
Host:erin is an amazing host and responds quicklythe hosts were gracious welcoming and brought their personal touches to create a comfortable and relaxing experiencebeautiful spot erin was a great host always available and helpfulerin and sadiq were extremely welcoming and accommodatingerin was extremely helpful during check in and made sure we had everything we neededRead more reviewssuch a cute and cozy placethe location is close to town and easy to findthe location is great and gives opportunity to exploreyurt was in an amazing locationsuch a fun experience loved the privacy & that the location is waterfront
This is a fantastic rental an hour away from Ottawa if you want to take a break from your fast-paced lifestyle and enjoy a slower way of life. This yurt is on an active farm, and you’re treated to a welcome basket that comes with farm-fresh eggs and other goodies. You can also pay a little extra to enjoy meals prepared by the host.
The yurt itself is spacious enough for two. Adjacent to the yurt is an outdoor bathroom equipped with a composting toilet and a shower that has hot water. Hiking trails are close by.
Top guest reviewsthis cozy space was perfect for us to re-connect with nature and turn off all our deviceseverything was incredibly clean and comfortablethe inside was clean and had everything you could ever needbeautiful space that was very clean and very well maintainedthe yurt is very clean cozy and very spaciousthis is a great place to stay cozy and intimate very clean private great for a couples getawayRead more reviews
Host:barbara and scott were amazing hostsbarbara and scott were truly wonderful hostsbarb and scott were outstanding hostsbarbara and scott were great hosts a highlight was definitely the wood stove and the farm fresh eggsscott and barbara are excellent hosts and we are recommending this spot for everyone
This is an off-grid property, so expect not to have electricity, although the host will provide battery-powered lights. The rental is equipped with a bed (do note that it’s a little smaller than the conventional double bed). You will also have access to a kitchenette and a grill, as well as a wood-burning stove.
The noise of city life is replaced by the chirping of the birds and other sounds of nature. You are welcome to explore the farm, the garden, and the surrounding area. Ottawa is just an hour away.
Top guest reviewsthis means that this warm and cozy space is also free from electric and waterthe place was very clean and comfortabletoilet facilities are a clean outhousequaint accommodations sparkling clean and just the right amount of privacythe weather was raining but the yurt was dry very clean and extremely cozyouthouse is upscale and super clean
Host:eleanor is kind and helpfuleleanor and her family are great hostseleanor is a very attentive and generous hostthe host family was very friendlythe grounds are beautiful and eleanor was a great hostRead more reviewsthat’s the amazing place about this paradiseeverything was maintained well and it was a beautiful locationthe location was lovely set near the house but with enough privacy and the grounds were really niceit really was great place with lots of interesting things going onfantastic biking and walks in the woods nearby
This tent is the perfect accommodation if you’re looking for a place close to nature for you and your pup. This tent sits right by the Mississippi River.
Despite its rustic vibe and location, it actually comes equipped with everything that you may need for a comfortable stay, including an outdoor kitchen, an outhouse, and even WiFi. There’s also a fire pit and an outdoor lounge area that you can use if you want to hang out while enjoying the breeze and the views of the river.
Top guest reviewson chilly evenings the heater worked tremendously and without failthe tent was large and spacious (definitely enough room to fit an air matress in there as well)outdoor shower was handy the sunsets are spectacular and the river was very calmingthe outdoor kitchen was perfect for preparation of all coursesthe setting is stunning the tent is spacious and incredibly comfortable and the bed is super super comfyfully equipped kitchen warm water limited electricity and very clean outhouse
Host:the hosts were friendly and so welcoming and responsive to our requestsvery helpful and responsive hostsbeautiful and relaxing place with friendly ownerone of a kinderik very helpful and answered all the questions we hadRead more reviewslovely location that felt nicely hidden and privatethe most beautiful and calming glamping experience the location is perfect just an hour outside of ottawathe location and property is amazing - walking across the bridge really transports you somewhere specialmagical spot for a relaxing and quiet get awaywould definitely recommend this place to others
This hillside tent allows you to experience the best of the countryside and the woods, as it sits right beside a field and a forest. What’s more, this pet-friendly accommodation allows you to enjoy the amenities of home: it comes with a kitchen and a separate bathroom and shower with hot water.
There’s a picnic table and grill if you want to experience outdoor cooking and dining. If you’re driving an electric car, there’s an EV charger here. Portable fans are provided to help you stay cool during summer.
Top guest reviewsyou have everything taken care of from hot showers to utensils for the grillthe bedding was pretty warm and very comfortable :) lovely little touches also with wildflowers in vasesthe bathroom set-up is also genius thanks againcomfortable sleep and lots to do in the areabig clean bathroom with composting toilet and even a shower close to the tenttim’s place is very adorable and cleanplace is so clean calming:) they clearly explained about the area
Host:friendly and helpful hostvery accommodating and pleasant hostthe hosts are very friendly and the place is peaceful and quiettimothy is a kind and generous hosttimothy & his wife were wonderful hosts super friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location and great spot to camp without all the packing very friendly and helpful
Check out this creekside tent if your goal is to hike in Ontario. It sleeps two and is right along a public hiking trail.
This tent brings you back to the basics: there’s neither electricity nor running water, although you can enjoy an unlimited supply of drinkable water. There’s an outdoor shower you can use, and you can warm up the water by leaving the bag under the sun. Do make sure to bring your own camping supplies!
Pakenham, Ontario, Canada
37.33 km (23.2 mi) from Saunders FarmSuperhost
Top guest reviewswhat an amazing stay the bell tent was beautiful spacious and cleanRead more reviews
Host:amazing stay at astrid park- the owner of the brewery was so friendly and helpful
Experience the joy of glamping in and near Ottawa
Glamping may be relatively new to Ottawa and its surrounding areas, but its novelty helps create fun and exciting experiences for those who want to try this adventure themselves. Take the time to book one of these rentals and dip your toe into the joy of glamping.
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