A wonderful balance of “glamorous” and “camping,” glamping is a trend of luxury camping that allows you to appreciate nature without sacrificing comfort. This way you can soak in stunning views of some of Florida’s best state parks, offering secluded landscapes surrounded by nature, with easy access to a comfortable bed and modern bathroom. From extravagant Teepees to posh cabins, if you want a little luxury with your outdoor adventures, get started at one of these fantastic Glamping retreats in Florida.
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Chickee Hut, Ochopee
Located in Ochopee, the Trail Lakes Campground offers a unique native-style Chickee Hut. Soak in the breathtaking panoramic landscapes, diverse wildlife, and the stunning sunsets without sacrificing your connection to wifi.
Westgate River Ranch Resort, Lake Wales
Glamping in Florida at it’s finest, Westgate River Ranch Resort offers complete luxury. Fully furnished with king-sized beds and AC, you’ll even have access to a Glamping Concierge. Indulge in S’mores near the campfire as you soak in Florida’s wilderness.
Luxe Teepee, Westgate River Ranch, Lake Wales
Part of the Westgate River Ranch Resort, but deserving of its own mention, the Luxe Teepee is its own special Glampers paradise in Lake Wales. This accommodation is fully furnished with a fireplace, AC, and a private patio deck, and is certainly a far stretch from “roughing it.”
Headwaters Eco Retreat, Jupiter
This 2-bedroom eco-retreat located on the scenic Loxahatchee River is constructed from three upcycled shipping containers. With access to bikes, kayaks, canoes, an edible garden, and fire pit, this retreat offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Fancy Camps Luxury Camping, Florida Gulf Coast State Parks
With multiple locations across Florida Gulf Coast state parks, these charming bell tent rentals are pet-friendly, have a fire pit and electricity among other amenities. Decorated with rugs, end tables, and cozy lighting, you’re sure to stay comfy inside your tent, with a pretty great view too. Locations include Grayton Beach State park near Panama City, Saint Andrews State Park and Topsail State Park.
Florida Oldscool Campers, St. Pete/Clearwater
Rent, drive and stay overnight in an iconic campervan or bus. There’s nothing more groovy than pulling up to your camping spot with a view in a vintage VW bus. Fort DeSoto Park is located close by and offers many waterfront sites with gorgeous views.
Treehouse Canopy: Permaculture Farm (Airbnb), Miami
15 minutes from south beach, this urban oasis, complete with goats, emus, roosters and chickens, is tucked within a sprawling tree. The treehouse sleeps 2 at a surprisingly low price within Miami’s “Little Haiti,” neighborhood.
Historic Houseboat on Manatee River, Palmetto
This floating abode is a historic restored chapel turned luxury private home. In fact, this particular glamping destination is arguably the most luxe on this list. Stocked with a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, air conditioning, and a bbq grill, the houseboat has all the amenities you could want. With the bustling marina complete with a shared swimming pool, jacuzzi, restaurants and more, this is a vacation worthy of your bucket list.
Luxury Camping on 30A
Located in Grayton Beach State Park, this luxury campsite features a 16-foot bell tent with home-like amenities. You’ll find a queen-size mattress as well as linens, rugs, tables and chairs, while a heating and cooling unit ensures you stay comfortable. Traveling with the kids? There are even kids pallets with sleeping bags, sleeping pads and a pillow. Wake up and explore the 2,000-acre pristine park nestled on 30A, which offers white sandy beaches, hiking and cycling trails and a saltwater fishing lake.