Top 8 Glamping Spots In Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California

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Just a few hours’ drive from Los Angeles and San Diego is the stunning area of Idyllwild-Pine Cove, which has been inviting tourists looking to get back to nature. Tall trees mixed with the rugged backdrop of mountains means that there are plenty of breathtaking hikes to enjoy. This area is popular throughout the year. You can expect powdery-soft snow in winter; the lilacs peak their heads up in spring; you can enjoy barbecue in the summer; and you can stroll along in the crisp air in fall. You can choose to visit the small town, or stock-up before you arrive at your vacation rental, and surround yourself in nature. A great way to enjoy everything on offer is to try glamping. Read on to discover your next vacation rental at these top glamping spots in Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.

1. Unique, raised wooden yurt with private toilet and surrounding creek (from USD 201)

Located in a historical pine tree area with a nearby creek, this is the ideal getaway. There are plenty of hiking routes nearby so that you can immerse yourself in the sounds of nature. Inside this unique raised yurt, you’ll find eco-friendly repurposed furnishings, an eco down-alternative duvet, and organic cotton towels. The host has gone the extra mile to keep nature at the heart of this property. In the morning, you can wake up to the smell of fresh local coffee from the french press. Relax and sip it in your bohemian hammock. A full private bathroom is also onsite.

Creekside Eco-Luxe "Be Well" Yurt ⛰🌲🧘
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California, United States
173 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a built in wall heater if it’s cold and a fan if it’s warm
sleeping was peaceful and comfortable
i appreciated the bug spray local coffee mud room privacy and organic products
the yurt warm once you close the windows and they have a heater as well
we laid in a very comfortable bed and stared at them swaying all night
Cleanliness:
it smelled like relaxing lavender and was sparky clean while still being comfy
everything was very clean aesthetically pleasing and easy
very clean and tastefully done the little touches show marisa’s amazing style
it was so comfortable and clean
great hosts very clean place
Host:
great hosts and great space
hosts are also very friendly and helpful
the host was really nice and down to earth
host was accommodating and very clear and responsive
marisa and daane were amazing hosts
Location:
the location is just perfect
this is heaven the location is perfect
location is great because you're in walking distance to town coffee and hiking trails
the town is walking distance for the yurt and is such a cute town
super cute place relaxing and only a quick drive from the town
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2. Comfortable property with electric blankets and additional shared facilities (from USD 110)

This desert property has plenty of surrounding land and is a great option for two guests. There is everything you need to feel connected to nature, and yet still enjoy the modern luxuries of life. On the quiet cozy nights, snuggle under the heated electric blankets, relax in the hammock and watch the sunset. Additional amenities include a shared-access fire pit, waterfall, and a fish pond. The hosts also provide complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. In summer, be sure to take full advantage of the barbecue grill zone.

Desert Stargazer Glampsite with Amazing Views!
Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
378 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
can get cold but there is a heater and heated blanket that helps
the bed was so comfy and the views were amazing
beautifully designed space and super comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
extremely clean with gorgeous scenery and cozy
very clean comfortable and romantic hosts are amazing
super clean and decorated cozy gorgeous
everything was clean and the privacy was perfect
the place is very clean and got so much detail in everything
Host:
-the hosts were so kind and informative
diana and matt are wonderful hosts
diana and matt are great hosts
diana was kind enough to wait for me and help me get settled
i truly appreciated the host’s hospitality and enjoyed meeting her
Location:
perfect location about 15 minutes from downtown palm springs
absolutely loved our stay here the location to palm springs is perfect
we loved every minute of our vacation staying here very close distance from palm springs
we just wish we’d had more time i highly recommend this place
perfect little getaway and it’s close to joshua tree
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3. Welcoming yurt with outdoor dining, hammocks, and yoga area (from USD 89)

This spacious yurt can host up to five guests and is surrounded by a number of additional amenities. There is a bright and welcoming outdoor dining and yoga yard with hammocks. The hosts want guests to think of this property as a home away from home. If you’re feeling creative, you can even design and paint your own wall mural. The yurt is installed with a specialist cooler so you can sleep in comfort during the hot summer months. It is worth noting that there are two friendly dogs on the property. In the flat garden area, you can relax on the porch swings, sunbathe, or even test your skill on the putting green.

Backyard Bohemia-Glamping with Panoramic Views!!
Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
287 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable coffee bar was well stocked with snacks and coffee
i absolutely loved diana’s taste in decor and everything fans/ac or hester blankets for whatever you need
the yurt was equipped with comfortable beds heating electric blankets fan and an evaporative cooling unit
lovely view of mountains with super comfortable tent and beds
the beds are cozy and the fresh night air is calming
Cleanliness:
the little outback bathroom was super clean and the other shared areas were awesome
the beds are comfortable the place was very cozy and beautiful and the restroom was clean
the tent we stayed in was very clean wonderfully decorated and was in it’s own private area
the tents were super clean
diana’s place was the perfect stay the space was really comfortable and very clean
Host:
diana is a wonderful host
lovely home lovely host
diana was a lovely host and the yurt is an awesome experience
diana is a great host really recomend
diana is a great host and super responsive
Location:
sunset in this location is the best
plus the place is soooooo cute :)
the location is perfectly situated to be close to palm springs and other locales
close to everything and a lot of fun
definitely a place to visit when coming close to desert hot springs or wanting a getaway
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4. Specialist sungloo with full Wi-Fi, ideal throughout the year (from USD 75)

If you think that this property looks like a greenhouse, you wouldn’t be wrong. Known as a “sungloo,” this is a great vacation rental for three people who want to soak up the sun. You can sleep under the stars at this property. The unique design of this hybrid sungloo means that in the winter months, it catches the warmth, and in the spring, you can remove the cover and enjoy the views. During the hot summer months, you can simply add the sun-shade canopy. Guests will have access to the shared bathroom facilities at the main house. There is Wi-Fi access and electricity in the sungloo.

Sungloo @ Pinyon Breezes Star Camp
Mountain Center, California, United States
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coffee breakfast and snacks every morning with fun people
nice to bundle up in a comfortable bed with fresh air
there’s also a cool star gazer bed and it was absolutely stunning
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean
the bathrooms were spacious and clean
the house is accesible to all guests and it’s very clean and welcoming
his home was clean and beautiful
the main house with the kitchen and bathroom were new and clean
Host:
highly recommended kind and thoughtful host who makes his guests feel welcome and at home
wonderful host loved every single thing there and won’t regret
kosh was a great host and super kind
the host's dad was really friendly and down to earth man
the stars were amazing the hosts were so sweet and kind
Location:
kosh really has created a unique environment in an unexpected location
super comfortable place and a wonderful location in the middle of the mountains
kosh's place was a hidden gem beautiful location
place gives unique touch of both comfort and staying in near dessert mountains
kosh's place is great definitely not what we expected
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5. Beautifully decorated, cozy yurt in the dessert (from USD 97)

Staying at this vacation rental makes desert glamping easy. In the evenings, you can sit around the glowing campfire, enjoy s'mores, and drift off to sleep on a soft bed. There are two coffee bars on the property alongside two barbecues and dining areas. Guests will enjoy their own private yurt and they can relax in the communal hangout shed, which is equipped with plenty of hammock chairs and bean bags. The property is designed for two people and bathroom facilities are shared.

Outback Oasis-Glamping with Panoramic Views!
Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
172 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tent 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the blankets kept us warm and we had two fans in our yurt so comfort is no issue
wonderful touches like the breakfast bar and fire pit
the tents (i actually stayed in two of them) are amazing comfortable and spacious
we loved the bed it was perfect for a good nights sleep
Cleanliness:
the tent was clean and the beds were comfortable
the bathroom with shower was clean and had everything you needed
the shared bathroom was always clean too
diana's place was well set up hospitable clean and relaxing
amazing place great people and the place is super clean
Host:
cozy tent and nice host
diana was a great host and was quick to respond and accommodate
diana and her husband are amazing and kind
diana and her husband were kind helpful and truly great hosts p
host was so friendly and hospitable which put us at ease
Location:
the location is super convenient about 20 minutes to palm springs
you will love everything about this location
it’s an amazing location with very nice amenities
diana and matt are also super nice and the location is beautiful
it is so relaxing and a unique place to stay
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6. Spacious tent community with strong Wi-Fi and equestrian facilities (from USD 85)

This glamping spot is a spacious tent surrounded by nature. With no phone signal, you can truly switch off from the humdrum of modern life and relax in your own private glamping tent. This vacation rental is fitted with a memory foam queen mattress, full electricity, and even a spa-bathtub. There are breathtaking hikes and horse-riding trails on your doorstep. You can sit back and enjoy the stars at night or wake early and welcome the new day with yoga and meditation. This property is private, but has additional shared amenities such as a solar-heated pool, equestrian facilities, and a kitchen. Guests will have the use of a designated outdoor shower. Strong Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Hidden Passage Guest Ranch- Safari Tent #4
Morongo Valley, California, United States
99 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh and great wifi in the space
i also loved taking a bath outdoors the lack wifi was the biggest drawback
the bed was heated and definitely helped with the freezing temperatures
we had a great time loved the pool and amenities
the property is amazing and we really enjoyed the view while relaxing at the infinity pool
Cleanliness:
this place was absolutely awesome we were amazed at how sparkling clean it was considering it was all outside
a very clean sensual getaway lovely area great host that responds right away
Host:
the staff responses to us were always quick and considerate
the hosts are responsible and responsive
a lovely community of visitors and very welcoming friendly staff
i met the owners husband and wife both lovely
the hosts and people on the property are delightful to interact with and very helpful
Location:
the location is wonderful
gorgeous location and charming space
great location; very easy to get to
great location to enjoy the silence and peace of the mountains in morongo valley
this place was amazing the location is incredibly beautiful and peaceful
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7. Peaceful property with private bathroom and fantastic night views (from USD 168)

With space for up to four guests, this is a fantastic vacation rental for small families. The most delightful thing about this property is the eco-friendly and fully furnished tents. In the morning, you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee made on the gas barbecue, then you can hike up the hill to discover special hillside seats. This is a great space to relax and unwind. It is about 30 minutes away from the town, so be sure to have everything you need before your arrival. Enjoy the hikes, the sunsets, and the star gazing at night. Each tent has a private bathroom and shower.

Eco-Camps Temecula - Queen Canvas Cottage 1
Warner Springs, California, United States
3 reviews  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but we had a nice view of the stars while showering
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8. Calming property with tipis, shared kitchen, and karaoke

This quaint spot has a collection of nine tipis, each hosting two guests. This is ideal if you’re looking for a romantic getaway or for a few friends to rent the tipis. The land is spacious, and there is a good balance between a sense of community and privacy. Each tipi has a personal compost toilet. The whole site is off-grid and is nestled between several Indian reservations. An onsite open kitchen is available for guests to use, and meals can be enjoyed in the outdoor dining area. The hosts provide a number of entertainment options including ball games and karaoke.

IRIE Land - Raphael
Aguanga, California, United States
29 reviews
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yurt has a comfortable fold out pad for sleeping on
had a great stay at the irie land campsite the description of the room and amenities was spot on
bring lots of warm blankets to stay cozy in the cool desert nights
Host:
michael is a thoughtful easy going host who welcomes you home
michael is one of the warmest hosts we have ever met on airbnb
incredible view with an amazing host i highly recommend
had a relaxing stay at michael's property and he was an awesome host
Location:
also a great location not too far from local wineries
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Make your glamping dreams come true

Have you found your ideal glamping vacation property? These are the best in the area, so whether you are looking for complete remoteness or added luxuries, there is something for everyone. Glamping is becoming more and more popular, so we’d recommend booking one of these top glamping spots in Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California today.

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