Golden Camp in Merzouga, Morocco
Golden Camp in Merzouga
The clear skies and surreal landscape surrounding the Moroccan town of Merzouga have made it an idyllic location for stargazing. The owners of the Golden Camp know how to make the most of this unique lightshow by providing guests with everything they could need to explore the desert dunes and admire the stars in style. Each of the camp’s tents comes with a viewing terrace, camel trekking options and ski-to-door access from the nearby ski slopes.
Wahiba Sand Private Camp & Adventure in Wahiba Sands, Oman
Wahiba Sand Private Camp & Adventure in Wahiba Sands
In the name of going bigger and then bigger again, the Wahiba Sand Private Camp is a luxury tent with two floors. Yes, you can go “upstairs” in a tent. There’s even a balcony (the Wahiba Sands are another popular spot for stargazing) and guests can start their day with a traditional Omani breakfast before heading off to watch the sunrise. All this and the location is also great for dune driving.
Agricamping La Gallinella in Tuscany, Italy
Agricamping La Gallinella in Tuscany
Tuscany is famed for its mesmerising scenery, and guests at the Agricamping La Gallinella get to wake up to a panoramic view of the Tuscan Archipelago. It’s easy to spend the whole day at this hilltop campsite and still feel like you’ve thoroughly explored the Tuscan landscape, especially as the tents are pitched among fragrant chestnut trees and in an olive grove.
Escalante Yurts in Utah, USA
Escalante Yurts in Utah
The red rock country of Capitol Reef National Park in Utah acts as a breathtaking backdrop to the Escalante Yurts. Petrified forests, bizarre rock formations and the barely contained wilderness that visitors can hike through are just some of the magnificent sights awaiting you. Every yurt is named after a different tree, with the interiors matched to the theme with fluffy sheepskin rugs, canopy beds and natural wooden furniture to complete the look.
Kaniere Tailings in Hokitika, New Zealand
Kaniere Tailings in Hokitika
The Kaniere Tailing glamping experience hits the sweet spot between experiencing nature at its wildest while enjoying all your creature comforts. Surrounded by New Zealand’s wetlands, the tents overlook lush green forests and guests spend their evenings stargazing in the outdoor bath, followed by exploring the nearby glow worm dell.
Patagonia Eco Domes in El Chalten, Argentina
Patagonia Eco Domes in El Chalten
The beautiful gardens surrounding the Patagonia Eco Domes provide a carefully curated wilderness for guests to hike, cycle or forage through. Inside the domes the Alpine decor creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, with natural wood contrasting with the verdant foliage outside. This glampsite also includes access to the Laguna de los Tres hiking trail.
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