Where to go glamping: TripAdvisor's top ten spots

TripAdvisor's top ten glamping spots for 2017

Do you love the idea of sleeping under the stars but not keen to rough in your own tent?

Then glamping is for you! It means you get the best of both worlds: wonderful outdoor sleeping but with a touch of luxury and all creature comforts and mod cons thrown in.

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This year, glamping is reaching new levels of luxury, according to TripAdvisor Rentals, which has just published its list of the world's best glamping spots.

These include a the cosy Orca Island Cabins in Alaska, USA (where you'll also get some incredible whale watching opportunities) as well as a shepherd's hut in Somerset.

Check out what other glamping treats make the top ten from TripAdvisor Rentals in the slideshow below.

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One bedroom (sleeps 2), from £55 a night

The Rambleshack is perfectly situated with Coldingham bay, the marine reserve at St Abbs and tasty fish and chips all just a few minutes’ walk away. It's the ideal location whether you're looking for surfing and walking, or simply want to relax beside the coast. Book on TripAdvisor here.

One bedroom (sleeps 4), from £70 a night

This ‘Hobbit-House’ has huge charm, with two pods that sit side by side. At Rivendell you can enjoy home comforts in a warm and cosy space, perfect for single travellers, couples or even groups and families of four. Book on TripAdvisor here.

One bedroom (sleeps 2), from £125 a night

The shepherd's hut can be found in a private setting on a small farm on Somerset's Blackdown Hills. The hut offers a luxury retreat in the countryside with stunning views, ensuite facilities, an outdoor wood-fired hot tub and a fire pit. It's also within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast for day trips. Book on TripAdvisor here.

Three bedrooms (sleeps 10), from £139 a night

This unusual tent is ideal for those who love the idea of camping, but not the reality. Guests can enjoy an elegant stay with the feeling of sleeping under the stars (without actually having to). Book on TripAdvisor here.

Two bedrooms (sleeps 4), from £150 per night

This converted bus has character, flair and a touch of luxury. With cosy beds, a tiny wood stove and a hot tub to boot, it’s a step up from glamping and you won't have to sacrifice the thrill of a wilderness escape. Book on TripAdvisor here.

Four bedrooms (sleeps 8), from £100 a night

Tin Poppy is a solar powered vacation rental found in the picturesque Larch Hills, Canada. This accommodating property comes with a well equipped kitchen and is perfect for groups of friends or a family holiday! Book on TripAdvisor here.

One bedroom (sleeps 2), from £133 a night

You can balance indulgence and the great outdoors with this new silver Airstream. Its extra special location certainly raises the bar as you enjoy your 'home on the range'. Book on TripAdvisor here.

One bedroom (sleeps 2), from £282 per night

Your PurePod is made entirely from glass, side to side, ceiling to floor! You'll sleep under the stars by night and by day you'll be surrounded by dramatic natural landscapes with your very own slice of pure New Zealand's nature at the back door. Book on TripAdvisor here.

Two bedrooms (sleeps 8), from £369 a night

Wilding Pines is an idyllic camp nestled in amongst a sheltering grove of trees. The views from the campsite across the lake to the peninsula are stunning and you'll even be able to spot the glorious and dramatic Mount Gold in the background. Book on TripAdvisor here.

One bedroom (sleeps 4), from £482 a night

The cabins offers visitors unique yurts on a private island in the scenic Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay. Enjoy the best of Alaska's whale watching as well as kayaking, fishing and hiking. Or you can just sit back, relax and take in the views and wildlife from your private deck. Book on TripAdvisor here.


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