Spending a night or two sleeping under the stars is a memorable experience at any time of the year, but if the thoughts of ‘pitching the tent’ fill you dread, then fear not. There’s plenty of luxurious places to go glamping in Texas. You can experience the vast outdoors without giving up any home comforts.
Here’s our pick of the very best..
The Best Places To Go Glamping In Texas:
1. Wahwahtaysee Resort
These luxurious safari tents were custom made in South Africa. The bedroom boasts a king-size bed, along with a queen sleeper sofa in the living room for additional guests. The modern bathroom comes with a large shower and a spa bathtub.
Before delving into the bate hike the property’s many walking trails, pick pecans in the 150-year-old pecan orchard or explore the numerous private beaches on the San Marcos River.
2. Yurt in the Trees- Dripping Springs
Getaway from it all in this luxury wood-framed yurt. Grill on your own private patio while overlooking the hill country, fall asleep to the cicadas in the evening, and wake up to birds chirping in the morning. This yurt has a comfy queen bed, full bathroom with tub, coffee bar, and Wifi just in case you want to connect with the outside world! Relax and unwind in this isolated area.
3. Sinya- Loneman Creek
A safari-inspired retreat north of Wimberley decked out with a king-size bed, goose down pillows, and linens that feel like a blend of cashmere and silk. Enjoy a luxurious, scented bath in the century-old clawfoot bathtub. Wander down the rock path to soak up the sounds of cascading water and the cooling breeze from the nearby waterfall.
You won’t feel like you’re camping in any shape or form at this beautiful retreat…
4. Ndotto Resort- FireSong Ranch
Rustic Luxury in the Heart of Texas- relax and recharge and get spoilt at the same time while you bring the outdoors in. With AC/heating, an electric fireplace, and a Nespresso coffee maker, you’ll feel right at home.
The outdoor patio boasts a fireplace, hot tub and hammock. So you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the sunset or sunrise from any spot on the property. Ideal for couples looking for some romance, this is an adults-only retreat.
5. Basecamp Terlingua – Bubble
Fall asleep under the stars in the Texan desert. Each Bubble has an indoor bathroom, air conditioning and heat, Keurig coffee maker, mini-fridge, small indoor seating area, and an outdoor fire pit with lounge chairs. Make sure to book in advance, as they are generally booked several months in advance!
6. Collective Hill Country
This retreat overlooks the scenic Montesino Ranch in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, located just 45 minutes from Austin and 1 hour from San Antonio. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning; from a variety of locally made pastries, fresh fruit, fresh juices, and coffee. Waking up to those views from your cute porch is truly special…
7. Walden Retreats Hill Country
Discover the ultimate comfort in the outdoors in a luxurious safari-style canvas tent, for an authentic outdoor experience without sacrificing the comforts of a luxury hotel. Situated on private land along the Pedernales River, the property features 3 miles of hiking and biking trails, 1,500 feet of private river frontage, canoeing, swimming, and fishing. They are currently constructing more tents and will re-open in 2021.
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