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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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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.
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.
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.
The Birdhouse 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.
Head to the Suwannee River to enjoy this safari tent, which is designed to give you the best of Florida’s natural beauty while enjoying the comforts of home. Nestled on the banks of the river, the tent has a queen-size bed, air conditioning and a large deck. Enjoy a cozy night by the fire pit, or visit nearby Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park, Lafayette Blue Springs State Park and Ichetucknee Springs State Park to see some of the best natural springs in North Florida.
Offering a prime location just minutes from Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach, this classic piece of road travel offers a retro getaway for vintage loving travelers. The limited-edition remake of a 1941 Shasta Airflyte RV has a small kitchen, a shower and outdoor seating. You’ll also have access to a pool, hot tub, gym, shuffleboard and laundry facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Set on a beautiful 62-acre property in Branford, this Yurt Tent comes equipped with a queen-size mattress, sleeping bags, blankets and a coffee maker. There’s even an extension cord for electricity access. When you’re ready to stretch your legs, enjoy the scenic trails, volleyball field, boat ramp and fishing. A bonus for families, kids under 12 stay for free.
Known as “Titi Wasi”, this funky 26-foot airstream in Miami dates back to 1929. Offering the perfect blend of vintage flair with modern amenities, it can sleep up to four guests and is fully equipped with Wi-Fi, a kitchen and oven, fridge, coffee maker and queen-size bedroom with a flat-screen TV, as well as a living area with a sofa bed. Outside you’ll find a secluded patio with chaise lounges and a dining set.
This unique glamping dome tent can sleep up to two adults, offering a queen-size inflatable mattress and corner sofa. In addition to sleeping bags and a coffee maker, you can enjoy the fun LED lights that change colors. Step outside and enjoy the shade created by towering live oaks, where you can gather around the picnic table or fit pit, then take advantage of the nearby boat ramp, kayak and canoe rentals and scenic hiking trails.
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.
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.
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.
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.