10 Best Glamping Spots In Catskills, New York - Updated 2021

glamping in the catskills
Shamika
Shamika
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Situated in the southeastern part of New York state is Catskills or the Catskill Mountains, an extremely popular tourist destination brimming with scenic vistas for miles. There are plenty of outdoor activities and adventure sports to enjoy here and amazing resorts to relax in. Whether you wish to explore the natural beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and rivers, go hiking or bird watching, engage in thrilling adventure sports such as ziplining or skiing or visit unique museums, you are sure to have a wonderful time in Catskills. However, if you are tired of staying in hotels with the same amenities you can get anywhere else and wish to try out more unique accommodations, why not try glamping? Glamping enables you to recreate your childhood campfire experiences while still maintaining the luxury and comforts of urban living. So read on as we explore the best glamping spots in Catskills, New York.

1. A unique and luxurious glamping location for ultimate comfort (from USD 379)

Known as the Outlier Inn, this glamping spot aims to take high-luxury living to the outdoors and brings together the best of both worlds. With luxurious amenities such as outdoor hot showers, bathtubs to sink into after a long day of hiking, outdoor fire pit for barbecue parties, high-speed internet to keep in touch with your loved ones, etc., you will want for nothing out here. But that’s not all; the premises is brimming with experiences and activities. Spread across the 12-acre area (5 hectares) are activities like fibre arts workshop, poultry and farm animals including alpacas and Merino sheep to play with, an on-site recording studio and more.

Geo Dome on Farm Upstate Catskills
Woodridge, New York, United States
98 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor kitchen was super awesome
the campfire and outdoor kitchen was definitely a nice touch to our stay joshua was pleasant and hospitable
it slept 15 of us very comfortably with room for more
Host:
the farm animals are friendly
josh was a great host
joshua was an amazing host throughout the weekend with quick responses and attentive care
overall josh is a great host
josh was a great host and great local guide
Location:
the dome is an awesome place to sleep as well as the tiny houses such a cute property
the site is close by to a nice walking path and lovely watering hole / small waterfall
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2. Indulge yourself with a glamping vacation on a horse farm (from USD 202)

Love horses? Sometimes funny, sometimes majestic, these beautiful creatures are loved by almost everyone. And it is with this idea that the owners built this lovely yurt right on a 27 acre (11 hectares) horse farm. You can wake up to horses frolicking or grazing in the meadows and also find a variety of other animals including puppies, kittens, rabbits, poultry, goats and more. The meadows surrounding the yurt have several walking trails and a lovely little babbling brook. A luxurious hot tub located on-site is perfect to sink into after a tiring day of exploring Catskills.

Cozy, Private Yurt on 27 acre Horse Farm
Accord, New York, United States
363 reviews
Yurt 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower is pretty weak and can use some love
couldn't turn on exhaust fan because it was covered with vines
the outdoor picnic table with the grill just takes adventure up a notch
it was a great opportunity to camp out with the comforts of bedroom bathroom and kitchen
the kitchen was big and fully stocked which was nice
Cleanliness:
the bathroom was stocked with clean towels
it was clean super cozy and surprisingly spacious
yurt was clean tub a bit small but good hot water
we had a wonderful stay everything was clean and arranged well and there was plenty of kitchen supplies available
Host:
the staff was very friendly
host is helpful and welcoming
tim was a great host kind and accommodating
super friendly and welcoming host and his awesome dogs
t is a very generous and accessible host who made us feel welcome but also gave us privacy
Location:
great place & great location would definitely go back
great location for discovering the hudson valley
close to home yet a perfect escape
nice and close to minnewaska state park and new paltz
t's place is a lovely spot for 2 night summer stay
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3. Secluded home-away-from-home with a private river (from USD 175)

Situated in the amazing location of upstate New York, this glamping spot comes with your very own private river! You can enjoy the waterfall, go for a swim or explore the five acres (two hectares) area with your partner. The privacy itself makes it the ultimate outdoor honeymoon destination, but you can come here on a solo writing or hobby retreat as well. It features amenities such as an outdoor kitchen, shower, claw foot bathtub and hot tub. Minnewaska state park is located at a short driving distance from this accommodation.

Yurt in Upstate NY - private river-2 hrs from NYC
Accord, New York, United States
137 reviews
Yurt 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck including outdoor kitchen dining space and adirondack chairs was perfect for outdoor living
it was a cool weekend so the provided fans were perfect for air circulation
i enjoyed the outdoor shower and the expansive deck
amazing what a few days in the woods without wifi will do to a family
the indoor bathroom with the composting toilet and clawfoot tub was a great addition
Cleanliness:
clean and tasteful an exceptional airbnb experience
the yurt was clean well equipped and we especially loved the wood burning stove and hot tub
indoors was pretty spacious with nice comfy couches books and a projector to watch old dvd/vhs movies
the yurt was spacious clean and very cozy
Host:
pippa and craig were great hosts
craig and pippa are friendly and professional hosts
craig and pippa were excellent hosts
craig and pippa were responsive hosts and we are so happy to have experienced their lovely yurt
easy host to communicate with
Location:
super close to mountain biking hiking and 2 lakes with beaches
good location near high falls and stone hill
quiet retreat in the middle of the woods with great things to do on the property and close by
if you enjoy camping and want a place that's only a bus ride away - this is it
it's a close drive to tons of hiking trails wineries and adorable towns
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4. Luxuriate in this awesome cabin in the woods (from USD 175)

With an amazing range of amenities available in this small cabin, you are sure to find the ultimate comfort along with the beauty of the great outdoors here. This cabin offers complete privacy, making it perfect for couples and people looking for a secluded vacation spot. You can enjoy many amenities here, such as a fully equipped kitchenette with cookware and dinnerware, a wood-burning stove, wifi and a patio. The skiing options of Bellayre and Platekill are located at a driving distance of 20 minutes from this cabin.

Rainbow Hill Getaway
Margaretville, New York, United States
47 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Magical glamping dome in Catskill Mountains (from USD 115)

Tired of staying in plain and basic tents when you’re glamping? You must come to see Catskill Domeo, a new and unique geodesic glamping dome that’s so lovingly yet practically decorated and furnished to give you a comfortable and romantic stay in Catskill. Although the tent stands in your host’s backyard, a wooden fence secludes it from the rest of the property. Enter through a wooden barn-style door and stand in awe of the birch work and special touches all throughout the space. Fitted with a bedroom and a loft with a foldable mattress, this tent is perfect for couples or for a group of four. The dome has an RV shower and a toilet area with a reasonable supply of toilet paper. An air-conditioning system or a heater will be provided depending on the season. This is perfect for your next Catskill adventure!

Catskill Domeo - Romantic Magical Geodesic Glamping Dome in Catskill Mountains
4 reviews
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts have thought of everything amazing and beautiful
Location:
perfect spot to spend a quiet time
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6. Savour the glamping lifestyle in this unique tipi with Native American decor

Aiming to create a unique experience for any adventurer, this tipi is filled with handmade Native American carpets, upholstery and decor details that lend your glamping experience a very authentic feel. The Sioux Indians invented this strong structure as a nomadic tribe and this tipi aims to up the ante by adding luxurious amenities to it. The tipi is equipped with amenities such as a wash station, camping shower, cookware, kitchenette, charcoal grill, outdoor hammock and more. Several hiking and walking trails are available in the forest surrounding this glamping spot.

Bellfire Tipi Getaway in the Catskills
Roxbury, New York, United States
137 reviews
Tipi 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my favorite part was taking an open air shower
it is a camping experience with no shower amenities really comfortable outdoor experience
but really - with the amazing setting and beyond comfortable tipi we still had a blast
the beds inside are super comfortable and the outside space is very private
great experience the tipi is beautiful and cozy
Cleanliness:
the tipi is very clean and well appointed
communication was quick and accurate and the place was very clean
the compost toilet was easy to operate and very clean as well
everything was very well organized clean and thoughtfully arranged
this is the most beautiful place the tipi is clean pretty and comfortable
Host:
romina is a wonderful host
mina and rich are gracious hosts
the hosts were great
mina was such an amazing host and everything was perfect
rich and mina were wonderful hosts
Location:
lovely peaceful location in the catskills
close to some fun antique shops too
wash station offers minimal water but is cute and sufficient
their property was very easy to find and close to some great hikes
i would highly recommend this location to anyone looking for an unforgettable experience
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7. Enjoy a guilt-free stay at this eco-friendly glamping spot

Want to go on a glamping adventure, but don’t wish to burn kerosene and ruin the environment fuelling your luxury experience? This off-grid location is absolutely perfect for the modern adventurer who does not wish to leave behind a heap of trash and pollution after a vacation. This glamping experience offers six fully furnished cottages that run on solar power instead of natural resources and come equipped with a wide variety of amenities such as private luxurious en suite bathrooms, toiletries, king-sized and queen-sized beds, fresh linen comprising throw blankets, towels and bedsheets, private decks to enjoy your morning tea or coffee, etc. A brewery, bar and restaurant that opens in fall is located close to this glamping spot.

Eco-Friendly Luxury Glamping in Western Catskills
East Meredith, New York, United States
Tent 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy comfortable and chic everyone enjoyed their stay and raved about the picturesque views
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8. Stay in this cosy yet spacious yurt at an excellent location

This yurt’s unique selling proposition has to be its incredible location. Situated only a couple of hours away from New York City, and surrounded by a wide variety of great restaurants and attractions at a walking distance, you are sure to have your itinerary full when you stay here. Why travel for long hours to get to a glamping spot when you can stay at this conveniently located spacious yurt? It comes equipped with amenities such as a bathtub, hot water access, wood stove with complimentary wood, a cosy little patio with a barbecue grill to enjoy on a balmy evening and more.

Yurt in the Catskills!
Palenville, New York, United States
122 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy check in and good amenities in the kitchen for cooking
the kitchen was perfect for making coffee or breakfast in the morning
we enjoyed exploring a variety of outdoor places in the area and being without wifi was actually refreshing
it was super cozy and stayed warm even though it was in the single digits outside
full kitchen shower heat - everything you need for a comfortable stay in nature
Cleanliness:
very clean and relaxing
it is very clean and cozy
beautiful spot in a clean lovely little yurt
it was clean homey and eccentric (with the record player and home media system)
Host:
jenny & peter were amazing hosts
peter and jenny are great hosts
jenny and peter are truly warm hosts and you can tell they care about their guests
the land owner was super nice and his hospitality was top notch
jenny and peter are awesome hosts and their yurt is the perfect mix of camping and glamping
Location:
great location if you want something private but close enough to all the action
excellent location - really enjoyed kaaterskill falls
overall it was a great location to get away from city life for a few days
great location so much to do in the area
location is perfect if you’re looking to be in the catskills area
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9. Cowboy-style glamping in Catskills

Out in the wild, nature can be your friend or enemy. However, with modern-day glamping experiences, you need not brave the elements since you can let technology make your life comfortable. Embark on a Wild West adventure right in the middle of Catskills with this rustic cowboy glamping experience. It has awesome amenities such as a fireplace, hot water, fresh linen and complimentary toiletries, so you can rest assured that you will have a comfortable experience. No matter what the weather may be like, your glamping tent will be able to keep you and your family safe and happy.

Rustic Cowboy Adventure Camping
Catskill, New York, United States
59 reviews
Tent 4 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the wagon itself was incredibly clean and quite spacious
the covered wagon was clean the firepit was accessible and we had a fine time
Host:
gary was a perfect host
gary and his family are amazing hosts
the host was excellent he made sure to clarify directions and was very helpful to get me settled in
everyone was friendly and accommodating
garry is a great host
Location:
fun location for the family
it's a perfect location for access to catskills hiking - the estate is literally on a trailhead
it’s more of a rescue park for all types of animals who can’t survive in the wild
garry's place was definitely a unique but great experience
what a wonderful and unique place to stay
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10. Homely little yurt for your glamping stay

For people who wish to opt for a more economical and less luxurious glamping spot or for those who don’t wish to have a ton of amenities at their disposal for an outdoor adventure, this little glamping spot is perfect. With just the right amount of amenities that allow you to get the outdoorsy vibe that camping originally represents, while not compromising on the basics of hygiene and easy living that we are all used to, this glamping spot creates the perfect balance between adventure and comfort.

Camping in the catskills
Catskill, New York, United States
4 reviews
Campsite 4 Beds 0 Bathrooms

Enjoy the best of both worlds in a fun glamping experience

Let’s face it: hotels can get really boring and typical after a while. After all, travelling is about pushing yourself out of your comfort zone and enjoying new experiences. However, glamping provides a safe middle ground where you have access to a variety of hotel amenities while being able to enjoy a camping experience. So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets to Catskills, New York, today!

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Being a military kid, Shamika has lived and travelled all over India, and her nomadic childhood has fueled an immense hunger and fascination for new cultures and languages (she's a polyglot!)...Read more

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