Guest Spotlight: Carolina + A Glamping Wedding

By Jackie Dreyer

Carolina, a friend of the Glamping Hub family, recently attended none other than a glamping wedding!


Located in Bedoin, France, this stunning outdoor wedding took place in July 2016. The short and fast of this gorgeous event—because we'd rather let the photos do the talking!—is this:

  • All guests had a tent or a hotel close by, and breakfast was served outside in the morning before the wedding.

  • The ceremony was in a church and also at the town hall—and the view was amazing, as you'll soon see below.

  • There were around 200 guests at the wedding.

  • All five bathrooms were 100% eco-friendly.

  • There was a station for charging your phone and connecting to electricity.

  • They built the whole bar area on their own (including the letters!!).

  • The wedding gift for all of the guests was a lavender sachet with the guest's name on it.

Without further ado, get ready to ooh and aah over the ideal glamping wedding—and get some ideas for you own!








Loved these bell tents? Find the perfect one for you here—and for more information on glamping weddings, you can't miss our Glamping Weddings portal!

Four Fabulous Christmas Gift Ideas for your Best Friend

By Jessica Armstrong

Having trouble finding the most fabulous Christmas gift ideas for your best friend? You've checked the stores? Thought about a girl's shopping day? Didn't know if a bro's day of golf would quite cut it? Well, we can help you out with a present that—until now—you didn't know you and your BFF needed.


A gift card to travel to some of the most "best-friendly" glamping getaways this Christmas season is just the answer. In the mountains, on the beach, or in the desert or countryside, there is a perfect destination for every best pal.

Take a browse through our unbeatable accommodations that will truly show your BFF they are number #1 in your book.

Mountain Getaway Gifts

A mountain getaway for you and your go-to guy or gal is bound to be adventurous and memorable. With a selection of everything from cabins to Airstreams, glampers and their pals can take advantage of skiing, snowboarding, hiking, fishing, and more from some of Glamping Hub's best mountain rentals including:

Tree House Style Cabin Nestled at the Foot of Scenic, Snow-Capped Mt. Adams, Washington alt

Gorgeous Luxury Tent Rental near Glacier National Park in Montana alt

Authentic Luxury Airstreams In Denver, Colorado alt

Beach Getaway Gifts

Sit back and relax in the sunshine by the shore at any of these beach getaways with your BFF. Nothing says celebrate all year long by spending your Christmas gift during the summertime, while enjoying the sweet peace and serenity with your best pal. Ocean breezes on the Med or chilling by the gulf, a beach trip is unbeatable at any of these accommodations:

Ocean View Huts Just Outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico alt

Beachfront Cabins on a Resort near Tarragona, Spain alt

Unique and Modern Mobile Home Rentals Set on the Island of Sardinia, Italy alt

Desert Getaway Gifts

Motorbiking, climbing, hiking, and watching the sun rise into the desert sky with your best friend will be an unforgettable experience. Your best mate will be thanking you over and over again for thinking of them to share in this one-of-a-kind opportunity. A desert getaway offers so many opportunities for adventure, especially at sites including:

Sophisticated Desert Cabin Near Scottsdale, Arizona alt

Desert Tent Rentals with Private Bathrooms in Erg Chebbi Dunes of Morocco alt

Luxury Tipis in Ancient Desert Hills of the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, California alt

Countryside Getaway Gifts

Pop open a bottle of Rioja in this majestic wine country, thanks to the best friend in the whole world. There is so much the countryside, no matter what country you're in, has to offer glampers. Beautiful views, ultimate tranquility, magnificent glamping rentals, and the companionship of your BFF. Share the most memorable moments together at these countryside accommodations including:

Spacious Safari Tent Tucked Away in the Green Countryside of Brittany, France alt

Upscale Tented Cabins Tucked Away in the Picturesque Italian Landscape of Scarlino Maremma alt

Gorgeous Luxury Vacation Rental in CaliforniaWine Country near Napa alt

For more gift card inspo and gift giving ideas, check out our portal on all things Christmas 2016!

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for the Adventurous Couple in 2016

By Jessica Armstrong

An adventure is better spent when you can relive the experience over and over again. Gift your life partner the joys of visiting some of the most beautiful destinations around the world together when you give the gift of a Glamping Hub getaway.

When gifting a gift card, glampers share the choice of choosing where their luxury stay will take them and their loved one. Whether your boyfriend has been craving a trip to Costa Rica or your wife cannot wait another second to hop on a plane to see the French Alps, with you by their side, it will be the trip of a lifetime.

Here are our top five Christmas gift getaways for the adventurous couple in 2016. Where will your gift card take you and your perfect match?

1. Cabins


A stay to this charming mid-century cabin in Northern California is sure to set the mood for a post-holiday season getaway for you and your other half. Snuggled up by the fire with a beautiful view of the star-filled sky could easily be found on any Christmas wish list.


Feast your eyes on this peaceful cedar green house. Surrounded by forest and luscious valley, this cozy cabin house is the serene getaway you and your special someone need to take a break from it all. Watch as the Pacific Northwest winter colors turn and starting blooming into sunny spring.

2. Villas


Enjoy the beautiful island views from this outdoor flower-covered tub at a rejuvenating villa with an infinity pool in Ubud. Nothing says couples getaway more than a romantic villa in a serene location with the epic luxury and beauty of Bali. Give your partner the vacation a lifetime by spending a Glamping Hub Gift Card at one of Bali's most breathtaking retreats.


No experience will ever be quite like staying in your very own windmill villa with panoramic views in Santorini, Greece. By buying a Glamping Hub gift card, you, your loved ones, and even your coupled up friends can all make the quick trip over to Greece to enjoy the adventure, culture, and serenity on the peaceful Mediterranean island. In a villa filled with high-end amenities, you may as well pack your bags full because you will never want to go home.

3. Tree houses


What doesn't France already do so perfectly? First, food, wine, amazing vineyards, beaches, and cities—and now tree houses! Take the love of your life to easily one of the most romantic spots in the whole world: this spa tree house near the French countryside. Getting pampered from head to toe, having a private outdoor hot tub, and the tranquility of residing in complete seclusion, you won't want to spend your gift card anywhere else.


Marvel at these amazing tree houses found in Northern Spain while taking a break from tapas and tinto, bask in the peaceful accommodation that is this tree house resort. Within close proximity to the ocean and mountains, glampers will have the best of both worlds. Adventure, amazing eats, majestic views, and five-star accommodations definitely make for the ultimate couples trip.

4. Yurts


Wake up to the sunrise beaming over Zion National Park at this rustic yurt rental. If you and your partner are fans of hiking, rappelling, cycling, and more, then this yurt accommodation is sure to be the perfect base for an adventure-filled trip. For some action in the day and a peaceful sleep during the night, visit these yurts in gorgeous Utah.


Spend a day in the countryside of Ireland practicing yoga or kayaking at this romantic yurt. Keep warm in the winter with the wood-burning stove, making it a cozy and lovely accommodation to visit all year long.

5. Safari Tents


Croatia offers couples the ultimate luxury of a five-star retreat with no distractions, no disruptions, and serenity. At a safari tent right on the Adriatic Sea, it's the perfect place to experience a bit of everything. High-end amenities, kayaking, swimming, nightlife, and more, the fun for every glamping couple is sure to be found at a safari tent in Croatia.


Nestle up to your partner while you listen to the soothing sounds of the wildlife around you at these luxury safari tents near St. Louis. Making s'mores around a campfire or watching the stars over your private pond while lounging on your deck will be the cherry on top to any romantic getaway. These safari tents in the Midwest are the best present to give your special someone.

This Christmas, show your love how much you care. Nothing says, "You are my favorite adventure," more than a Glamping Hub gift card to spend together.

Christmas 2016 Gift Cards for Parents to Enjoy Together

By Jessica Armstrong

As the holiday season approaches, it's time to show your parents how much they mean to you. In the season of giving, share the ultimate present that will mean something to your loved ones for more than just a day.


Why not choose the gift that will keep on giving and present them with a Glamping Hub gift card? Not only is a gift card to any destination packed with endless adventure and luxury comfort the best way to spread the holiday spirit, but it is a gift that will constantly remind them of you—their most precious gift of all. Pair that with a safari tent, yurt, or tree house, and you've landed yourself on the nice list for a lifetime.

Where do you think your parents would want to spend their luxury, once-in-a-lifetime getaway ticket?


Perhaps a weekend away at this stunning luxury tent in Halfmoon Bay in British Columbia is just the getaway they need for some relaxation with unbeatable views of the crystal blue waters. In a private Jacuzzi tub or eating brunch on the outdoor deck, your parents will want to relive these moments given by you over and over again.


Enjoy the peace and tranquility surrounded by the Slovenian forests near Lake Bled at this breathtaking tree house. If your parents are looking to bring back the romance, what could be more romantic than a couple's massage in the complete privacy of a glamping retreat?


How amazed will your parents be when they open their windows and walk out on the patio to see the majestic views of Costa Rica's volcanoes? In a sea of bright green colors, florescent flowers, and the scent of freshly grown cocoa beans, this elegant lodge will have your parents wanting to gift you the same amazing experience.


Take a look at this lakeside gem—a true treasure for two adventures looking to get away from it all with nature calling from every angle. This yurt in Norway may be just the answer to your quest for the ultimate holiday gift for your parents.

Wherever in the world you think may be the perfect stay, start your parents off with a Glamping Hub gift card, to bring adventure into their holiday season.

Blogger Spotlight: Megan

By Jessica Armstrong

As the summer season continues on down under, Megan Jerrard of Mapping Megan took a trip with her partner down to Victoria, Australia, to give glamping in the green countryside a go!


Bikes, comfy socks, and camera in hand, this glamping gal was well prepared for another adventurous getaway—this time to this contemporary cabin on Gippsland Lakes in Victoria. At this luxury cabin retreat, Megan and her partner enjoyed the comforting luxuries of their cozy farm stay, the on-site Jacuzzi, the regional wine, and they even made a few friends in the Australian wildlife.

Now that she has said goodbye to camping life and taken a plunge into the world of glamping, Megan has some unique advice for travelers on taking the next steps and transitioning to a more luxurious and nature-based way of life. For more information on her glamping must-haves, must-dos, and can't-live-withouts, check out her interview with Glamping Hub and photos of the stunning countryside accommodation she stayed at below.


What is your favorite part about glamping in the fall and why?

Glamping is all about spending time in the great outdoors and enjoying nature, and there's no prettier time of year than fall. It's such a spectacular sight to watch as the leaves change, regardless of whether you're in Australia or glamping along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina!

Fall glamping feels a lot more romantic than other times of the year because of the color of the trees!

Do you prefer to go glamping solo? In small groups or big group?

I prefer glamping with my partner—most glamping sites offer a wonderful opportunity to disconnect and therefore reconnect with each other, and the cozy atmosphere makes for an amazing romantic trip.


What is one of your most memorable glamping experiences?

Out first glamping experience was the most memorable—we weren't sure what to expect and were blown away when we realized the level of luxury! We stayed at sleek and romantic cabins in an unspoiled forest setting on the Southern coast of Australia, and it was spectacular beyond belief. This was the moment we realized we would never camp again!

What has glamping taught you about travel and nature?

That you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to enjoy the wilderness and the great outdoors.


What is your favorite type of accommodation and why?

We enjoy cabins, as they usually come with kitchen facilities, and we enjoy the freedom to cook proper meals.

What trends do you follow when planning a glamping getaway?

We always check the season and the time of year against the type of accommodation we're booking. For instance, if it's winter, we'll usually opt for cabins as opposed to luxury tents—there's just that little bit more insulation. Whereas in summer, or in destinations with a mild climate year round, we're happy to opt for tents, yurts, name it!


How has glamping changed the way you vacation?

We now no longer camp!

Give us the scoop on your glamping go-tos: What’s in your bag?

Knowing that we're going to be spending a lot of time outdoors, I always pack suntan lotion and mosquito repellent. And aloe vera gel for when I fail to apply the sun tan lotion!

Pack warm clothes, even if you're heading to a warm destination. Sometime,s regardless of the country or time of year, nights can become quite cool.


To see more of the beautiful properties Australia has to offer, check out Glamping Hub's Australia portal, here.

Be sure to follow Megan and her newest adventures on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.