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.
Experience authentic camping in the Catskill Mountains through this Montana Canvas outfitter wall tent on the banks of Esopus Creek. The property sits on a 12-acre (4.9-hectare) private land and is a short hike away from the bus stop. Don’t worry about carrying all your gears as they will be shuttled to the camp via an all-terrain vehicle for free.
This tent is a comfy place for four as it is furnished with two bunk beds with full-size mattresses. You’ll only have to supply your own sleeping bag. Specializing in winter camping, the tent is heated by a wood-burning stove and propane heater to keep you toasty. The camp is secluded but remains close and accessible from Big Indian Park. When you want to take a break from cooking, you can easily walk to the nearby restaurant.
Top guest reviewsbeing able to camp in the frigid 28 degree weather and be comfortable and warm is unheard ofthe tent is comfortablethe tent was clean and cozyit rained all night but we were warm and dry playing board games and roasting marshmallows
Host:jeff was a great hostjeff is great host and brought us pizza on a rainy dayand also owner jeff is very kind and well control of safetywe loved our stay at safari club jeff was super helpful and kindwe had a great weekend in the catskills our host is a great guy we will definitely be backRead more reviewslocation was great as wellgreat stay for anyone looking for a quiet weekend away
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.
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor kitchen was super awesomethe campfire and outdoor kitchen was definitely a nice touch to our stay joshua was pleasant and hospitableit slept 15 of us very comfortably with room for more
Host:the farm animals are friendlyjosh was a great hostjoshua was an amazing host throughout the weekend with quick responses and attentive careoverall josh is a great hostjosh was a great host and great local guideRead more reviewsthe dome is an awesome place to sleep as well as the tiny houses such a cute propertythe site is close by to a nice walking path and lovely watering hole / small waterfall
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.
Accord, New York, United States
45.8 km (28.5 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Top guest reviewsthe shower is pretty weak and can use some lovecouldn't turn on exhaust fan because it was covered with vinesthe outdoor picnic table with the grill just takes adventure up a notchit was a great opportunity to camp out with the comforts of bedroom bathroom and kitchenthe kitchen was big and fully stocked which was nicethe bathroom was stocked with clean towelsit was clean super cozy and surprisingly spaciousyurt was clean tub a bit small but good hot waterwe had a wonderful stay everything was clean and arranged well and there was plenty of kitchen supplies available
Host:the staff was very friendlyhost is helpful and welcomingtim was a great host kind and accommodatingsuper friendly and welcoming host and his awesome dogst is a very generous and accessible host who made us feel welcome but also gave us privacyRead more reviewsgreat place & great location would definitely go backgreat location for discovering the hudson valleyclose to home yet a perfect escapenice and close to minnewaska state park and new paltzt's place is a lovely spot for 2 night summer stay
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.
Margaretville, New York, United States
19.8 km (12.4 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski CenterSuperhost
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!
Top guest reviews
Host:the hosts have thought of everything amazing and beautifulRead more reviewsperfect spot to spend a quiet time
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.
Top guest reviewsmy favorite part was taking an open air showerit is a camping experience with no shower amenities really comfortable outdoor experiencebut really - with the amazing setting and beyond comfortable tipi we still had a blastthe beds inside are super comfortable and the outside space is very privategreat experience the tipi is beautiful and cozythe tipi is very clean and well appointedcommunication was quick and accurate and the place was very cleanthe compost toilet was easy to operate and very clean as welleverything was very well organized clean and thoughtfully arrangedthis is the most beautiful place the tipi is clean pretty and comfortable
Host:romina is a wonderful hostmina and rich are gracious hoststhe hosts were greatmina was such an amazing host and everything was perfectrich and mina were wonderful hostsRead more reviewslovely peaceful location in the catskillsclose to some fun antique shops toowash station offers minimal water but is cute and sufficienttheir property was very easy to find and close to some great hikesi would highly recommend this location to anyone looking for an unforgettable experience
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.
East Meredith, New York, United States
45.27 km (28.2 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewscozy comfortable and chic everyone enjoyed their stay and raved about the picturesque views
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.
Palenville, New York, United States
39.07 km (24.3 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Top guest reviewseasy check in and good amenities in the kitchen for cookingthe kitchen was perfect for making coffee or breakfast in the morningwe enjoyed exploring a variety of outdoor places in the area and being without wifi was actually refreshingit was super cozy and stayed warm even though it was in the single digits outsidefull kitchen shower heat - everything you need for a comfortable stay in naturevery clean and relaxingit is very clean and cozybeautiful spot in a clean lovely little yurtit was clean homey and eccentric (with the record player and home media system)
Host:jenny & peter were amazing hostspeter and jenny are great hostsjenny and peter are truly warm hosts and you can tell they care about their gueststhe land owner was super nice and his hospitality was top notchjenny and peter are awesome hosts and their yurt is the perfect mix of camping and glampingRead more reviewsgreat location if you want something private but close enough to all the actionexcellent location - really enjoyed kaaterskill fallsoverall it was a great location to get away from city life for a few daysgreat location so much to do in the arealocation is perfect if you’re looking to be in the catskills area
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.
Catskill, New York, United States
41.62 km (25.9 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Top guest reviewsthe wagon itself was incredibly clean and quite spaciousthe covered wagon was clean the firepit was accessible and we had a fine time
Host:gary was a perfect hostgary and his family are amazing hoststhe host was excellent he made sure to clarify directions and was very helpful to get me settled ineveryone was friendly and accommodatinggarry is a great hostRead more reviewsfun location for the familyit's a perfect location for access to catskills hiking - the estate is literally on a trailheadit’s more of a rescue park for all types of animals who can’t survive in the wildgarry's place was definitely a unique but great experiencewhat a wonderful and unique place to 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.
Catskill, New York, United States
41.77 km (26.0 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
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.
Accord, New York, United States
46.21 km (28.8 mi) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Top guest reviewsthe deck including outdoor kitchen dining space and adirondack chairs was perfect for outdoor livingit was a cool weekend so the provided fans were perfect for air circulationi enjoyed the outdoor shower and the expansive deckamazing what a few days in the woods without wifi will do to a familythe indoor bathroom with the composting toilet and clawfoot tub was a great additionclean and tasteful an exceptional airbnb experiencethe yurt was clean well equipped and we especially loved the wood burning stove and hot tubindoors was pretty spacious with nice comfy couches books and a projector to watch old dvd/vhs moviesthe yurt was spacious clean and very cozy
Host:pippa and craig were great hostscraig and pippa are friendly and professional hostscraig and pippa were excellent hostscraig and pippa were responsive hosts and we are so happy to have experienced their lovely yurteasy host to communicate withRead more reviewssuper close to mountain biking hiking and 2 lakes with beachesgood location near high falls and stone hillquiet retreat in the middle of the woods with great things to do on the property and close byif you enjoy camping and want a place that's only a bus ride away - this is itit's a close drive to tons of hiking trails wineries and adorable towns
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You’ll surely have a unique time in this alluring yurt situated on a horse farm in New Paltz, roughly a 45-minute drive from Catskill proper. The circular dwelling features a skylight that nicely illuminates the interior, especially the bedroom with a queen-size bed. It also comes equipped with a living room with a fold-out futon, an equipped kitchen, a gas fireplace, a TV, and wifi. A comfy place for eight, the yurt features a loft for additional sleeping space. Note that the rate is for double occupancy and an extra 10 USD daily fee applies per additional person.
Step out and take advantage of the deck by firing up the grill or simply admiring the serene views. You can also make your stay more exciting by heading over to the shared hot tub that’s open year-round.
Top guest reviewsed's cabin and both were comfortablefull bathroom with great pressure hot and cold water private bedroom with beautiful comfortable queen size bedwe had breakfast in the farm house the next day and it was beautiful and deliciousthe yurt was clean and clearly well maintained
Host:thank you tom you are a fantastic hostthey were extremely hospitable and the yurt was cozy warm and inspiringbeautiful grounds friendly farm animals abound private and ingenious set up within the yurt itselfgreat job by angelica the caretakertim and beth are awesome super helpful friendly and have a great farmRead more reviewswonderful place to spend a nice quiet new years
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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