Located on California’s central coast, Pismo Beach is known for its beautiful beaches and wineries. It’s also a famous place to see Monarch butterflies, mainly at Monarch Butterfly Grove, which migrate to Pismo Beach during cooler months of the year. Beautiful ocean views, wonderful year-round climate, and numerous caves and hiking trails make this the perfect place for glamping at any time of the year. Miles of hiking trails can be found in places such as Ontario Ridge Trailhead, Pismo Preserve, or Shell Beach Coastal Conservatory. If you’re visiting California, or if you simply want to become attuned with nature, be sure to check out below for the best glamping spots near Pismo Beach, California.
1. Simple, cozy campsite amid rolling hills and vineyards (from USD 181)
Seated atop the rolling hills and vineyards of Paso Robles, California, this private tent offers a delicious taste of the California wine and food culture. The campsite is just a short hike from parking. It’s also a short drive away from establishments and attractions like Franklin Hot Springs, Moonstone Beach Park, Rock Kayak in Morro Bay, or Charles Paddock Zoo. Numerous restaurants serving up wines and locally grown fare can be found minutes from the campsite. You can check out the wild turkeys roaming the property as you stroll through the vineyards.
Tentrr Signature Site - Vineyard Glamping - Coleman Outfitted SitePaso Robles, California, United States
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Host:our host was awesome and very responsiveRead more reviews
Location:although we loved the site and location i consider the experience closer to camping than glampingi can’t say enough about how lovely the location isthe dilecta winery is the perfect location for your next glamping trip
2. Cozy, fully equipped yurt minutes from the beach (from USD 170)
Located just ten minutes from the beach, this modern, clean yurt is spacious and cozy. It has electricity, skylights, a full kitchen, a king bed, a propane stove that masquerades as a wood-burning stove, ample seating, and room to move. There is a detached bathhouse with a shower and an outdoor heated tub overlooking the beautiful, rolling California hills. You can also use the newly installed gas grill for cooking up some steaks. If you’re looking for good eats or for fun, you’re in luck as this rental is just minutes away from restaurants, wineries, hiking trails, and beaches.
Bohemian yurt in the countryArroyo Grande, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very comfy bed full kitchen great wine
Host:kayou was an excellent host and the fresh eggs are awesomebut a lovely space and quick-responding hostsRead more reviews
Location:great place near arroyo grande with beautiful sunsets
3. Glamping spot with breathtaking views and plenty of space (from USD 151)
This rental is located on the highest of the Seven Sisters. It has views overlooking the California wine country and of the city of San Luis Obispo. This spot offers impressive views and breathtaking sunsets. The tent is cozy, and it has a romantic ambiance with ample lighting and outdoor seating. Renters have access to a full kitchen, a restroom and showers. The tent alone can accommodate three people, but additional sleeping arrangements at a guest house can accommodate three to four more people. All that and more makes this rental the perfect location for getting together with friends and family.
Mountaintop Retreat- Guest House + Glamping TentSan Luis Obispo, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:very comfortable amazing viewno wifithe view is unbelievable and the beds very comfortablethere is no tv or wifi access but it didn’t diminish our great stay at allwe really enjoyed the family time having no tv or wifi was really greatthe tent was great - cozy warm and definitely very glamorous for “camping
Cleanliness:the space was clean and the hosts thoughtfully left dog bowls and dog treats for our poochthe house is exceptionally clean and the hosts were very dog friendlyclean spacious well appointed and stocked with all one needstheir glamping home is clean spacious and well maintainedrent the tent the bed is so comfy everything very clean
Host:susie and jay were great hostssusie and jay are welcoming hostssusie and jay are great hostsjay and susie are amazing hostsjay and the kids were very friendly and welcoming but then gave us privacyRead more reviews
Location:amazing space close to downtownnice place and good location near slo downtownthis guest house is the perfect location to explore the central coastits a great location about 12 mins from downtown slothe location is perfect -- only 15 minutes from downtown slo yet it feels like a private ranch
4. Rustic, spacious and comfortable tent (from USD 85)
A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Roadrunner Ridge is set amid rolling hills, overlooking the Estrella River. Set on a wooden deck, this rental provides everything you need for a fun vacation. It offers running water and an outdoor bath that’s overlooking wine vineyards and gorgeous rangeland. It also has a grilling and cooking station, with a two-burner stove and a charcoal grill, just outside the tent. This is a great place to breathe and relax with its rolling, windswept hills and wide-open spaces.
Roadrunner RidgeSan Miguel, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it got pretty cold even with the space heaterpropane space heater definitely helpedkenney provided a space heater and refill tanks which was really thoughtfulthe tent is comfortable and has a front porch with two adirondack chairs for loungingthe four stars is for the beautiful view the comfortable bed and the big hot bath
Cleanliness:the place was clean and invitingdishes weren’t very clean and had ants all over the pan we were cooking ineverything was so clean and easy to usethe accommodations were perfect clean and just enough to really take in the beautiful natural setting
Host:kenny is a great host and very responsive to any questions i hadkenney was attentive and we greatly appreciate the hospitalitykenney was a fantastic hostkenney was so helpfulkenney was the best host everRead more reviews
Location:great location and amazing experiencewhat a beautiful property location and experiencegreat cozy stay in a beautiful locationamazing location in the middle of nowhere i will recommend it at 100% for romantic tripa wonderful relaxing stay perfect location for sunset and stargazing by the fire
5. Cozy yurt with views of rolling hills and the Pacific Ocean
This beautiful and spacious yurt is set in a location overlooking rolling hills and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. Nestled in Cayucos, California, this rental is surrounded by beautiful, green open spaces. Inside, there is a queen bed and two bunk beds, dresser space, a desk, ample seating. It also has games and puzzles that you and your companions can enjoy. The yurt also has a fully functional kitchenette with running water. There is a sizeable bathhouse nearby, with running water, a shower, plenty of counter space, and even a stackable washer and dryer.
Yurt by The SeaCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it has a large deck with comfortable furniture and a large open area around the deckit was great being able to sit on the deck in the mornings with coffee and breakfastsuch a cute spot really cozy space with great views of the hills/oceanit's really comfortable and has everything you need for a terrific stay
Cleanliness:it was super clean and had comfortable bedskorie's yurt is great -- spacious clean perfect location
Host:korie is a very responsive hostshe is extremely responsive and helpful with any questions we hadkorie was incredibly communicative and helpful in the lead up to and during the stayRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfectnice peaceful locationgreat location and it is really fun and unique to stay inthere’s a nice walk behind the property and the town is super cutean amazing special gem on the central coast of california a must stay
6. Bohemian yurt with a king-sized bed and wood-burning stove
Set on 160 acres (64.7 hectares) of raw, natural land, Tawny’s Cabana is a great place to set up headquarters for your hiking, exploring, camping journey. Large, colorful, and designed in a Bohemian style, the rental is roomy and cozy. It has a large, king-sized memory foam-topped bed, plush linens, and a wood-burning stove to keep you warm on cold nights. An easily accessible building nearby provides a private bathroom with mineral-rich well water. Additionally, the host of this rental provides Turkish cotton robes and organic bath products. Stainless-steel water bottles that you can carry during hiking trips are also provided.
Tawny's Cabana at Wellspring Ranch- Reopens 2022Cayucos, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:jennifer and rich were so friendly and helpful in making our stay so comfortableprivate bathroom was very nice as well
Cleanliness:we had the best time super clean modern and comfortablethey were clean and comfortable and a great glamping experience
Host:great hosts in every wayjennifer is a great host she was very accommodating to our unique circumstancesjenn and rich were absolutely wonderful hosts and their ranch is down right delightfulthey met us at the gate to welcome us and were such delightful hostsjennifer and rich are wonderful hostsRead more reviews
Location:this remote location is definitely worth going out of your way forthis is the ideal place to spend a romantic weekend enjoying the beautiful surroundings and reconnecting
Experience the wine country and visit the beaches
Be sure to experience the amazing food and drink culture of California’s wine country during your visit to the many beaches in the area. Make the most out of your vacation by learning about and checking out the best glamping spots near Pismo Beach, California.
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