Short Break Luxury Glamping
Glamping comes from 2 words “Glamorous” and ”Camping” which describe a luxury camping where a breathtaking nature meets modern luxury and it is the best way to unite with nature and bond with family and friends. Glamping offers the thrill of a camping adventure in the wilderness, but without compromising on comfort your soul and re-new your spirit.
Here are the top 7 luxury glamping in Asia promoted by our trusted partner The Marketing Heaven, which helps us present these unique destinations where you can relax and rejuvenate:
1. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle is a magical escape in tented luxury, located in northern Thailand, bordering Myanmar and Laos and surrounded by spectacular mountain trails or wilderness with a herd of elephants and mighty rivers. This resort features with a total of 15 overly luxurious tents and a Two-Bedroom Explorer’s Lodge with luxury rustic safari-style décor, ‘safari style’ dining experiences, open-air spa and you can discover unique excursions in the retreat, the most popular one is to join with mahouts (elephant trainer) to interact with the herd of Elephants in their natural jungle habitat. There is a minimum three nights stay and this retreat is not suitable for children below 10 years old.
Best time to visit: Between November and March for outdoor activities and you can see clear skies, perfectly matching the beautiful green landscape.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, followed by a 1-hour domestic flight to Chiang Rai Mae Fah Luang International Airport, then continue with land transfer for approximately 70-minutes drive from the Airport.
2. Wild Coast Tented Lodge – Relais & Chateaux, Sri Lanka
Wild Coast Tented Lodge – Relais & Chateaux is a spectacular luxurious remote safari camp in Sri Lanka, a nature-lover’s paradise, adjacent to Yala National Park where the jungle meets a pristine beach overlooking the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. In the midst of beautiful natural surroundings, renowned as a “safari” holistic wilderness experience with the Sri Lankan leopard population. This resort features with a total of 28 luxurious Cocoon Suites with unique design offering jungle views from the double-height and the interiors fuse colonial expedition chic with contemporary design innovations, gourmet safari cuisines with a Sri Lankan flair, The Sanctuary Spa where you can pamper yourself in the most vibrant and spectacular settings in Sri Lanka and bordering pristine ocean and dense bush where you can experience the exceptional wilderness experiences from having jungle afternoon tea to enroute to Wild Coast. Children are welcome in this resort.
Best time to visit: During the dry season from February to June is ideal to spot the animals coming out to the lagoons to drink.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (Colombo Main Airport), recommended to continue with a 45-minutes of the float plane flight (luxury private charter flights) to the lodge or alternatively you can drive approximately for a five-hour drive away from Bandaranaike International Airport) to the lodge.
3. Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia
Shinta Mani Wild is a truly magical retreat which located in Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia where the Wild adventure begins when you stay at this retreat. Shinta Mani Wild features with 15 luxury private tents with breathtaking views along the riverbank, open-air Restaurant, bar with waterfall views and cocktails incorporating jungle-sourced ingredients, Spa nestled amid natural rocks and private boat for exploring jungle waterways. For security reasons, the minimum age for guests is 10 years old.
Best time to visit: During the dry season within November to April is ideal to spot wildlife and enjoy nature at its best.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Sihanoukville International Airport and from here, you can continue with land transfer for approximately 2.5 hour drive or you can land in Phnom Penh International Airport then continue with a-3 hour drive.
4. Aman-i-Khas, India
Aman-i-Khas is luxurious safari tents, surrounded by pristine wilderness and lies in the Aravalli Hills on the fringes of Ranthambore National Park, in rural Rajasthan, Northern India. The resort features with 10 spacious luxury safari tents overlook a ruggedly beautiful landscape that is home to abundant wildlife, the Dining Tent serves Indian cuisine and a range of Western dishes, The tranquil Spa Tent to bring you relaxation and deep therapeutic and also Ranthambore Adventure Experiences to understand about Rajasthan’s wildlife, history and cultural traditions. Aman-i-Khas is opened from October through May and closed between June – September. Children are welcomed in this resort.
Best time to visit: October to March is ideal for wildlife spotting, particularly for bird watching.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi Airport) and then you can take a one-hour flight from Delhi to Jaipur, followed by a three-hour drive to the resort.
5. Rosewood Luang Prabang, Laos
Rosewood Luang Prabang is first luxury haven in ancient Laos for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. Surrounded by soaring mountains and waterfall and hidden away on the hillside, this luxury Glamping brings you closer to nature and allow you to hear the birdsong. Located within 10 minutes’ drive from the historic city of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A sanctuary and a luxury haven in the vicinity with no sightlines to civilization. A unique treasure trove of nature’s blessings – the perfect setting for a secluded and indulgent escape. The resort offers 23 spacious accommodation including the luxury tents overlooking the breathtaking mountain views, The Great House to taste Laotian cuisines, Elephant Bridge Bar, Sense, A Rosewood Spa hillside treatment tents that are surrounded by forest and river to create an exceptional sanctuary to reconnect and balance with Mother Earth, enhanced by treatments and therapies based on Lao traditional healing techniques, unique Laos activities from wilderness trekking and river cruise tours to cultural and well-being activities. Children are allowed to stay in this resort and the resort welcomes pets weighing up to 7 kg/15 lbs.
Best time to visit: Within November to March when the weather is comfortably dry with pleasant average temperatures.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Luang Prabang International Airport and continue a 20-minute drive (10 km) to the resort.
6. Capella Ubud Bali, Indonesia
Capella Ubud, Bali is inspired by the early European settlers from the 1800s, the architect Bill Bensley conceptualized this ultra-luxurious tented camp as a tribute to their spirit of adventure amidst untouched nature, located in dense rainforest on sloping terrain leading to the sacred Wos River in Keliki Village. The resort features with a total of 22 spacious tents, individually styled one-bedroom tented retreats and one two-bedroom lodge, a variety of dining options from traditional cuisines at Mads Lange while Api Jiwa serves authentic Asian barbecue food, you will be accompanied by the nature’s beautiful rainforest sounds. Auriga Wellness, where you can pamper yourself and indulge in bespoke treatments and rejuvenate among nature and Spiritual Wellness, for Chakra Balancing & Prana Healing. Children are very welcome at Capella Ubud.
Best time to visit: April to October is the best time to visit Bali, when there is little rain, low humidity, and lots of sun.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport and continue with 1 hour and 45 minutes land transfer and Ubud centre is only 20 minutes’ drive from the camp.
7. Amanwana, Indonesia
Amanwana derived from 2 Sanskrit words “Aman” and “Wana” which means “Peace” and “Forest” which describe a wilderness hideaway on the private island Nature Reserve of Moyo, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. Amanwana features with 20 luxurious safari-style tents with an abundance of 21st-century comforts amid elegant decor and Indonesian art, set in consummate seclusion between rainforest and shore. A beautiful restaurant and open-air spa sanctuary enhance the private island feel of this exclusive wilderness hideaway. Open-air Jungle Cove Spa overlooking the sea and dedicated Spa Tent. Dine by the sea, with overlooking the Flores Sea to Medang Island and the mountains of Sumbawa. You can experience the excursions from jungle trekking, snorkling & kayaking to voyaging the Indonesian Archipelago on Amanikan or Amandira sailing to Komodo island, Spice Island and Raja Ampat. Children are very welcome at Amanwana, Sumbawa.
Best time to visit: Moyo Island enjoys a warm, tropical climate year-round. The weather is particularly pleasant from June through September, humidity is highest during January and February.
How to get there: International flights arrive at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, Amanwana operates regularly scheduled charter flights (float plane) from Bali to Sumbawa and it will take approximately 65-minutes or 50 minutes by air to Sumbawa Besar, then 50 minutes by boat.