Glamping, a mix of camping and glamour, is a booming new tourist trend after the pandemic. Bookings for this type of accommodation are up 110% since the beginning of the year. We offer a selection of the best in Spain.
Camping is not an institution in Spain, as it is in France, and it is much more common for Spaniards to stay in a luxury resort. Times are changing, though, not to mention that the pandemic is also impacting outdoor tourism.
glamping: The advantages of camping without the disadvantages
However, camping has undeniable advantages, such as enjoying nature, because we generally live in a privileged environment, absence of pollution, noise and traffic, tranquility, freedom of schedules and low costs. To get the most benefits and avoid the drawbacks, glamping was born, played the atypical card, because it is often accommodation off the beaten track, combining nature and luxury.
Aladinia.com users have selected the best glamping of Spain, the evaluation of the services they offertheir originalitytheir glamourtheir Pitch and the activities near.
La Dehesa Experiences, in Villanueva de Córdoba (Andalusia)
Like an African safari, in the heart of Andalusia. get up to five meters above the level from the sea with a unique view in the heart of the Sierra Morena, where you can disconnect from the daily bustle and connect with nature. This is what La Dehesa Experiences offers, with six exclusive suitessafari tent style for two and four people, in wood finish and built on chestnut platforms, surrounded by centenary oak trees, offering breathtaking views and complete privacy.
Each of them is unique and all have a private pool, designer furniture and all the necessary comfort to live a unique experience in a meadow of 27 hectares. The Imperial Suite, which can accommodate two people, has a king size beda full bathroom with hydromassage shower and bath, and offers a view of the prairie. In the living room you will find a design lounge with elegant furniture, as well as a smart TV, a vinotheque and a small fridge with local gourmet products.
There also is a beautiful terrace with private pool and elegant garden furniture. While it’s a shame to leave the sequel, they also offer other experiences, each more original than the next. The price, more glamorous than campingfor two persons and two nights with breakfast in a junior suite is 490 euros.
MU Moradas No Ulla – Teo, La Coruna (Galicia)
the glamping MU Moradas no Ulla consists of three exclusive cabins with a simple and modern design connected to nature, where the main thing is to relax. Its location in a rural landscape, between forests and meadows, very close to the Xirimbao Suspension Bridge on the beautiful river Ulla and proximity to Santiago de Compostela and pristine, secluded beaches in northern Arousa and the Atlantic Ocean make MU the perfect home base from which to explore, get away from it all and appreciate the essence of life.
The unique architecture is in the simplicity of the design, a Scandinavian inspired interior design, the warmth of ecological pine as the main material and the choice of naturalistic landscaping that adapts and integrates with the environment. They can accommodate two adults and a child up to 12 years old, in an interior space of 27 m2 and an outdoor terrace of 9 m2.
Each cabin is equipped with a bathroom with hydromassage shower, ecological equipment and towels, a bedroom with a 150 cm bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a small sofa bed, air conditioning, heating, television, wifi, books and games, and the price is 104 euros per night.
Gampling The Tipi, in Mombeltrán, Avila (Castilla y Leon)
Tipi huts are reminiscent of the Sioux huts in the movies, pyramidal or conical in shape and made of fabric held together by sticks. Something like that, but in wood and with a fully equipped interior, that is what The Teepee in Mombeltrán (Ávila) offers with its six unique huts in Spain with a large double bed, fridge and kettle, heating and a fan according to the season.
Bathrooms and toilets are individual for each cabin, but they are located in a different outdoor area. It is also possible to cook in the rustic outdoor kitchen. A kitchen package can be rented for 10 euros for the entire stay. Just before entering the glamping, the Playas Blancas Recreation Areawhere you can enjoy the natural pools, the barbecue area and the seasonal bar-restaurant.
A good idea is to rent their gourmet package including a choice of semi-sweet red wine from Huellas del Tiétar winery or three craft beers, a choice of pumpkin black pudding, walnut sausage or extra chorizo, homemade organic jam, semi-cured goat cheese with paprika and a box of local pastries. This package includes an overnight stay for two people costs 130 euros†
Hotel Mil Estrelles – Cornellà del Terri, Girona (Catalonia)
One of the advantages of camping is: sleep under an unpolluted sky† The Hotel Mil Estrelles in Cornellà del Terri offers the same, but with total luxury in its Large Bubble Suitesa set of different spheres, some of which are completely transparent to enjoy the environment, the moon and the stars, but in a luxurious space, with total comfort and perfectly air-conditioned.
It exists different proposalsbut they all have a sleeping area, dining room, living room and toilet, as well as a large private garden. Next door is a 14th century farmhouse century which also offers rooms and a relaxation area with sauna, jacuzzi, showers, flotarium and massages. Bicycles and electric scooters can also be rented. the price per night and per couple is 185 euros.
Monte Holiday Ecotourism – Gargantilla de Lozoya (Madrid)
A tree house is definitely the dream we all had as kids… and less kids. It is now a reality. Sleep on top of a tree, surrounded by fresh air and nature, while enjoying spectacular views and unparalleled tranquility. Fall asleep to the song of the tawny owl, read a book to the sound of the night owl’s nocturnal melody. Share the terrace with the yellow-breasted or fertile sparrows, who kindly perch and claim their right to enjoy the beautiful view.
Those things that are no longer remembered or that have never been experienced are possible in the Monte Holiday ecotourism proposal in Gargantilla de Lozoya, next to the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park with different types of accommodation and sizes but always with good equipment. The family cabin is equipped with a 135 cm bed plus two 80 cm single beds and a trundle bed also 80 cm, electrical connection, interior and exterior lighting, heating and air conditioning, microwave, mini electric refrigerator and an inner table, mini tableware with cups, cutlery and plates for breakfast, an outdoor terrace with furniture including a hammock, toilet with shower and bed linen and towels, the price for one night is 99 euros†
Hotel Aire de Bardenas – Tudela (Navarre)
The Aire de Bardenas 4* hotel is located in the middle of a wheat field, next to the Bardenas Reales Natural Park, in Tudela (Navarre). Here you have to enter the . to stayone of the cubic suites† Inside you will find all the amenities, including a double full bath, and some rooms have private patios and outdoor hot tubs. The complex has a restaurant where you can taste the typical products of this regionsuch as cogollico from Tudela, white asparagus with designation of origin Navarra, artichokes Blanca from Tudela, lamb from Bardenas, migas de pastor, salads from our vegetable garden, tomatoes from Tudela, peeled peppers by hand… And at night, the spectacle of the Perseids and thousands of stars in a spotless sky. The price per night for two people is 493.90 euros†
Eco-tents – La Vera (Extremadura)
Protected by the imposing Sierra de Gredos, the mild temperatures and abundant rainfall provide an explosion of life and color manifested at every step through lush vegetation, rich fauna and abundant water, ideal for rural tourism. This is the area of Villanueva de la Vera, in the northeast of Extremadura, where Veragua Ocio is located, which offers ten new accommodations on an area of 60,000 square meters, called “ecological tents”, a new way of taking advantage of rural tourism, in contact with nature but without giving up comfort and well-being. Each is installed on a raised wooden platform, on which a solid structure supports the sails that act as walls and roof.
They all have a fully equipped open-plan kitchen integrated into the living-dining room, a complete bathroom with shower cubicle, a bedroom with a double bed and another bedroom with a double bed, a bunk bed and a single bed. There is also a porch with furniture that can be linked to the living room to create a surprising space. The complex also has a large swimming pool and a dozen conventional apartments. The price of eco-tents that can accommodate up to 5 people varies between 90 and 140 euros per night depending on the day of the week and the season.
El Vagon de Baides – Baides, Guadalajara (Castilla-La Mancha)
Located in Baides, a beautiful town on the banks of the River Henares and its tributary Salado, where age-old poplars and elms harbor railway motifs, displayed as a museum, paying tribute to the families of Baides, El Vagón of Baides, a unique accommodation that aims to restore the railway heritagesustainability and rural development, where you can enjoy a different outing and know the region of Sierra Norte de Guadalajara†
These apartments are located in authentic train cars which have been completely renovated, respecting their original aesthetics. Comfortable spaces with all kinds of details where you can enjoy yourself as a couple, family or group of friends. Inside you will find all the necessary comfort because it has a living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a private bathroom and an outdoor terrace. In addition, you will find outdoor communal areas such as a garden and barbecue area. The price for a night is 120 euros and 180 euros for two nights.