7 Ultimate Global Glamping Spots for 2016
Unsurprisingly, the UK, isn’t the only place where glamping has caught on in a big way. It seems that the world over people are looking for camping holidays in the great outdoors with a few more home comforts than your average tent and sleeping bag. So we thought what better way to brighten up a cold winter’s day than taking a look at some gorgeous glamping destinations all around the world with traditional bell tents, tipis, yurts and more ready and waiting for you.

Desert Delights (Erg Chebbi, Morocco)

Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp, Morocco - stunning sand dunes and Berber hospitality
Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp, Morocco - stunning sand dunes and Berber hospitality[/caption] Morocco has long been a top holiday destination, but you can get away from the tourist crowds with an authentic desert clamping holiday at the Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp. Nestled in the stunning sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi, the main camp is set up with eight luxury tents or you can have a more intimate experience at one of two smaller nomadic camps nearby. With all the comforts you could possibly need, you can take in the wonder and magic of the desert – clear skies, tranquillity and beautiful vistas – whilst experiencing exceptional Berber hospitality, Moroccan cuisine and a camel ride at sunset.

Mountain Marvels (Catalan Pyrenees, Spain)

Forest Days lies at the foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees in complete natural paradise 
Forest Days lies at the foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees in complete natural paradise[/caption] A little closer to home is Forest Days, a stunning location for a foreign glamping holiday where rolling meadows meet the rugged foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees. It’s a small and intimate campsite, with four traditional bell tents dotted amidst the trees to give each set of guests their own privacy. The tents feature double beds with sumptuous pillows, hammocks on the wooden terraces and some even have eco bathrooms with a shower. With plenty of places to explore close by there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Paros by Amarya the perfect beachside glamping location

Beachside Glamping (Turtle Beach – Goa, India)

If you fancy the idea of camping on the beach, then you can do it in style if you head to Paros by Amarya on Turtle Beach in India. The resort right on the beach and home to eight luxury tents and a three-bedroom villa. Both villa and tents are lovingly furnished with Amarya fabrics, ethnic Indian antique furniture and contemporary design for the perfect glamping experience. With an on-site bar and restaurant you can enjoy breath-taking views of the Arabian Sea and authentic culinary delights right on the seafront.

African Beauty (Palmwag, Namibia)

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, stark beauty and complete luxury  
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, stark beauty and complete luxury[/caption] Why not get away from it all and head to Namibia, where you’ll find the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp that straddles the Palmwag area and the iconic Skeleton Coast National Park. Despite its remote location, you can enjoy glamping at its best in one of seven luxury en-suite tents. Each tent has a decking area and unique views of the stark, yet stunning landscape that surrounds you.

Picturesque Portugal (Peneda-Gerês National Park, Portugal)

Lima Escape, located in the Peneda-Gerês National Park, full of rustic charm and natural beauty 
Lima Escape, located in the Peneda-Gerês National Park, full of rustic charm and natural beauty[/caption] Northern Portugal has some absolutely beautiful camping locations, and none more so than the Lima Escape. Nestled along the Lima River, inside the Peneda-Gerês National Park, this picturesque camping spot has everything you could possible need. There’s a choice of bell tents, bungalows and tipis which all come with a wooden terrace, dining area and double beds for complete comfort. You’ll feel completely at one with nature in this unspoilt landscape, but there’s plenty of sightseeing to do in the region too, as well as outdoor activities.

Tropical Thailand (Sop Ruak, Thailand)

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, tropical location with complete luxury 
Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, tropical location with complete luxuryTropical Thailand (Sop Ruak, Thailand)[/caption] You may not associate Four Seasons with camping, but head to Thailand and you’ll experience the ultimate glamping experience amidst tropical jungles and natural beauty. This spectacular resort in Northern Thailand is home to the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, where you’ll find luxury tent accommodation with handcrafted furnishings, elephant trekking, mountain tours house wines, authentic Thai cuisine, spa treatments and absolutely awe-inspiring nature all around.

The Safari Trail (Kalahari, Botswana)

Jack's Camp - the ideal glamping spot for an authentic safari camp out 
Jack's Camp - the ideal glamping spot for an authentic safari camp out[/caption] If you’ve harboured dreams of a safari, but want more than a jeep ride into the African planes, then Jack’s Camp Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana could be the perfect solution. Located in a prehistoric site, Jack’s camp is home to some ten Bedouin-style canvas tents that have all the luxury and modern amenities you could possibly need for a marvellous trip. you can get an authentic old-school safari experience, getting up close and personal with some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife - all in the lap of luxury. If you like the sound of these global glamping destinations or have a favourite of your own, then please don’t hesitate to let us know!