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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 tents to posh cabins and plush tents, 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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Luxury glamping at its finest, this Clermont campsite boasts a 200-square-foot bell tent inside Lake Louisa State Park. You won’t have to sacrifice the luxuries of home here, as its linens, pillows, throw blankets ensure you stay comfy. A well-kept bathhouse is a short walk from the tent, while a fire pit for two and a private pavilion with a picnic table and barbecue grill are yours to enjoy. Take a scenic hike, enjoy a sunrise paddle or watch evening fireworks from nearby theme parks.
Head to Vero Beach and stay in this camper, where you’ll be nestled within a canopy of beautiful trees and plants. It’s like its own private oasis with its lush surroundings and private driveway. It’s easy to unwind and appreciate the nature around you, where you can spend your days lounging in the hammock, cooking out on the BBQ grill and outdoor kitchen, or sit around the crackling fire. Inside, you’ll find a cozy queen-size bed, a fully stocked kitchen, a Smart TV in the living area, and hot showers.
It’s hard not to love this bright and cheery watermelon-themed camper in Orlando. It has a prime location for exploring, just a short drive from Universal Studios, Disney, and downtown Orlando. With space for two people, you’ll find a double bed with a memory foam pad and relaxing area for reading or watching TV, while modern conveniences include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, heat, and a six-spray setting showerhead. Get back to nature as you take advantage of the outdoor table and chairs, camping picnic blanket, and set of domino and cards
You’ll have nearly two acres to yourself at this country living-style glamping Airbnb. Unplug and enjoy evenings of stargazing from the canvas tent, which includes a comfortable queen-size bed portable AC, coffee/tea amenities, and games for passing time. It has an outdoor shower and electricity, but Wi-Fi is not included. Instead, you can appreciate the serene setting by cozying up to the fire pit, grilling out, or saying hello to the resident ducks and chickens. And if you want to explore, it’s less than a 30-minute drive to downtown Tampa and one hour from the white-sand Clearwater Beach.
Located on an 8-acre grandaddy oak-covered farm, this whitewashed A-frame cabin is one-of-a-kind. Set right by the water, there’s even a bug net curtain if you want to sleep with the wall open. Animal lovers will delight at the on-site kangaroo, mini horses, ducklings and zebra, while a fire pit and chairs allow you to sit back and appreciate the scenery.
Nestled amongst a lush canopy of trees, this private getaway is ideal for nature-loving couples. You’ll have plenty of chances to admire the scenery, as the treehouse features large windows for peering out and a full wrap-around deck. It’s a cozy space with a table and chairs, a bathroom, and a kitchenette, with access via stairs or a fixed ladder. Don’t forget to say hello to the four horses that live on the property, with the host even providing carrots in the refrigerator so you can feed them. In the common area, there’s also a fire pit.
This St. Augustine Airbnb retreat offers a perfect glamping getaway. Described as “luxury camping with retro style”, this camper has all the comfort creatures you’d want for a nature-focused getaway. Tucked away in one of Florida’s beautiful pine forests, it’s just one mile from the attractions in historic St. Augustine. In addition to a comfy queen-size bed, there’s a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, and best of all – cold AC for summer months. Step outside to discover a charcoal grill, fire pit, lounge area, and picnic bench for enjoying the outdoors.
Set in one of Topsail Preserve State Park’s beautiful campsites, this Airbnb tent offers one of the most scenic settings in Florida. Located on the famous 30A, the 16-foot bell tent features a queen-size mattress, heating/cooling unit, exterior lighting, and tables and chairs. Comfortably accommodating two guests, you’ll find two outdoor chairs and a fire ring for spending a quiet night under the stars. There’s also easy access to Florida’s natural beauty, near secluded white sand beaches with 25-feet-tall dunes, rare coastal dune lakes for fishing, and a variety of wetlands for bird-watching and hiking.
Meet Miss Ruby, a 1965 renovated vintage camper that comes with all the bells and whistles, including an air conditioning and heating unit. The queen-size bed features a Tempurpedic topper and cotton sheets, while the TV has Roku. Other amenities include a mini-fridge, tea kettle, French press and hot plate. Lakeside living means you can enjoy kayaking during the day, while a hammock, grill, fire pit and lounge chairs offer plenty of places to unwind.
Glamping with alpacas is probably something you never dreamed of having the opportunity to do, but this Airbnb fulfills the dream of animal lovers everywhere. You’ll stay in a glamorous safari tent set up in the alpacas grazing paddock, where you’ll have the chance to interact with these cuddly creatures and be near the other animals on-site, which include sheep, goats, and pigs. Inside, there’s a 12-inch memory foam mattress, while guests also have a shared kitchen area, gas grill, picnic tables, and fire pit.
Located in one of the largest tiny-home communities in the United States, “The View” property in Orlando offers gorgeous lake views through its large picture windows. There’s also a cozy living room area and large private deck, as well as lakeside recreation such as kayaking, fishing and paddleboarding. Sip your morning coffee on the deck and see if you can spot the local birdlife or a family of otters.
This dome house rental is for those looking for something truly unique. You’ll have complete privacy here with plenty of places to relax, including a hammock for two, a hot tub, and a private outdoor shower on the 10-acre property. There are tons of modern perks included too, such as fast Wi-Fi, a TV with Netflix/Hulu, and cold AC and heat. It’s a perfect spot for glamping in Florida where you’ll be immersed in nature, featuring a private fire pit and grill and loads of fun outdoor and indoor games.
This small one-bedroom cabin on Vrbo offers a delightful escape for nature lovers, artfully put-together with thoughtful touches. The cedar cabin tiny house looks out to the beautiful Suwannee River, where you can enjoy swimming, kayaking, fishing and hiking nearby. A grill and fire pits are available, while indoors you’ll find a cozy living space to relax and unwind.
Perfect when you want to enjoy the outdoors but sleep inside, this tiny house features modern amenities such as a full-size fridge and high ceilings, while just out the front door you’ll have access to fishing, kayaking and paddleboarding on the lake. You can even bring your furry friend along for a small deposit.
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. Visit Website
This Vrbo cabin in Fort White is ideal for glamping fans, featuring a beautiful covered deck for taking in stunning views of the towering cypress and oak trees covered in moss. The one-bedroom cabin is located on a Santa Fe inlet, where turkey and deer are often spotted roaming the grounds. Escape the big city bustle and enjoy colorful sunsets from your deck or take advantage of the grill and fire pit. Paddleboarding, tubing and snorkeling in nearby Ichetucknee State Park is a highlight.
The Suwannee River Sanctuary offers you a glamping site unlike any other with its 360-degree open-air building, which includes three single beds, a rocking chair, charcoal grill and mini-fridge. Wake up to stunning views of the surrounding nature, then head to the floating dock for swimming or fishing, or visit one of the multiple natural springs by the Suwannee River.
Headwaters Eco Retreat, Jupiter
This four-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. Visit Website
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 and Topsail State Park. Visit Website
Located 15 minutes from South Beach, this urban oasis, complete with goats, emus, roosters and chickens, is tucked within a sprawling tree. The treehouse sleeps two 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 countertops, 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. Visit Website
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 Wi-Fi. Visit Website