What’s eco-glamping? Well, it’s when glamour meets camping: tents and accommodations with all the necessary comforts and a luxurious touch. A new way of traveling that is now conquering all Europe.
1. Sleeping as the Natives of America in Scotland
Among the gentle and green Scottish hills, there’s an eco-glamping like no others: the Mains Farms Wigwams welcome you in special wooden structures, which remind you of the ones once used by the Natives of America (exactly called wigwams). They can host up to 5 people and provide all necessary comforts.
Why do we like it: because it’s the chance to dive into the world of the Natives of America, with theme kitchens as well!
Why is it green: these tents are built in wood, so constructing materials are bio. You can also find biological food, ecological cleaning products and over 80% of waste is recycled.
Do not miss: in the surroundings of this eco-glamping there’s the Trossachs National Park. Its lakes, hamlets and green lands awaiting you to be explored by bike or on foot.
Prices from: 46 £ per 2 people per night
2. Treating yourself in the Netherlands
Ons Buiten literally means “us outside”: in fact, you should spend most of your time in the open air in this luxurious eco-glamping in the Netherlands! It’s just a stone’s throw away from the beach and welcomes its guests with many extra services: swimming pool, sauna, spa, restaurants and playgrounds for the kids.
Why do we like it: un unico grande glamping dove poter fare attività di TUTTI i tipi, sia che si voglia nuotare, rilassarsi oppure, se si viaggia in famiglia e con bambini, trascorrere tanto tempo all’aria aperta per giocare.
Why is it green: si può raggiungere senza auto, dispone di riduttori per il flusso d’acqua ed è certificata Green Key!
Da non perdere: oltre alle attività proposte dal camping, potete scoprire i dintorni con diversi itinerari pianeggianti, ma anche il mare che si trova proprio lì vicino.
A partire da: 24€ a notte per 2 persone.
3. Gazing at the stars in Italy
In the very heart of Azienda Agricola Villarè, located close to the Northern corner of Sicily, this Bubble Room is a unique location where to spend your eco-glamping time. The bubble is entirely made of recyclable materials, it’s fire-resistant and has a ventilation system. During the day you can pick yourself the biological products (eggs, fruits and more) to make your breakfast! But at night the stars come up and the bubble will be the best spot to look at them. The property is also a didactic farm, where to discover the secrets of country-through the bread-making process and the olive oil press.
Why do we like it: it’s perfect to wake up at dawn, with the first sunlight.
Why is it green: here you can find biological food, energy sparing light bulbs. Plus, materials can be recycled and no car is needed to get here.
Do not miss Messina, Milazzo, the Eolie Islands and the majestic Etna Volcano, that you can visit with this itinerary.
Prices from: 120€ per 2 people per night.
4. Waking up in hand-made yurts in Spain
Sustainability is the first rule in the yurts of Cloud House Farm Yurt, where you are welcomed in hand-made tents in 17 acres of oaks. We are close to Malaga, in the Andalusia region, and this eco-glamping comes along with private wooden terraces, a private kitchen and shower.
Why do we like it: hand-made tents and the cure in the details will make your eco-stay unforgettable. From the properties you can also admire a gorgeous landscape.
Why is it green: because of the bio-architecture of course, solar panels and water flows reducers and biological products.
Do not miss: the Andalusia region is full with surprises, with the Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja National Park and its beautiful glimpses on the surroundings, the cities of Genalguacil, Ronda and Marbella.
Prices from: 70€ per 2 people per night.
5. Among eco-chalets and movable homes in Slovenia
Glamping Gozdne Vile is located in the surroundings of the magical Lake Bled. It is a green hospitality where both the eco-chalets and the movable homes are built with larch wood. The firsts hosts two beds and an external terrace with a private heated tub. The seconds allow you to have a beautiful view on the greenery outside, and space is not missing: two rooms, a living room, bathroom and kitchen.
Why do we like it: because it’s modern and eco-friendly, exactly what those families and couples who love the open-air have been looking for (and trips on the lake of course).
Why is it green: wood is the protagonist of this eco-glamping, water flow reducers, cleaning biologica products are can also be found here. And you can reach it without your car!
Do not miss: Lake Bled is always the perfect destination to travel sustainable: find out here every activity to do here in Bled.
A partire da: 51€ per 2 persone a notte nella casetta in legno, 61€ per quella con vasca, 80€ per la casa mobile.
6. Living in the heart of the woods in Hungary
Hunza Ecolodge is located in Southern Hungary and provides its guests with different accommodations: a majestic tent, a tree-house (named Korowai, as the Indonesian community living on trees), or open-air spaces for your own tent or camper.
Why do we like it: because you can surround yourself with nature and with woods, enjoying its peace, sounds and smells… especially if you’re sleeping on the tree-house!
Why is it green: solar panels are used, as well as water flow reducers plus 0 km food.
Do not miss the Danube rivers, the village of Pécs with its many vineyards, historical monuments and thermal spas.
Prices from: 42€ per 2 people with breakfast included in the eco-glamping, 55€ without breakfast in the tree-house.
7. Being romantic in this eco-glamping in Portugal
Little Nature is an eco-glamping exactly as you can picture it from its name: small and surrounded by nature. Here you’ll find a little, intimate and peaceful house, with simple interiors and a wonderful pool (+ an unforgettable sunset you shouldn’t miss).
Why do we like it: small but really eco-friendly, perfect for couples looking for peace and relax.
Why is it green: biological food and bio-architecture, with great attention to recycling, water and energy consumes.
Do not miss the Alentejo region, traveling in a green way on your MTB. Here landscapes vary from never-ending countrysides to beaches and cities (you’ll be enchanted by the UNESCO sites of Elvas e Évora).
Prices from: 47€ per 2 people per night
8. Sleeping in boho tents in Italy
Close to Siena you’ll find The Lazy Olive Glamping, a magical spot with 10 well-finished tents uno spazio magico con 10 tende curate nei minimi dettagli, con bagno privato per ciascuna ed anche l’aria condizionata. Le tende formano un piccolo villaggio tra gli alberi, talmente green che quando è ora di lavorare all’uliveto, le tende vengono smontate per poter dare tutto lo spazio necessario…è un eco-glamping pop-up. Qui dormite davvero nel cuore della natura e durante il giorno potrete scoprire la numerosa flora e fauna che abitano gli spazi vicini.
Why do we like it: because here in the countryside, you can feel and taste the authentic Tuscany during your ecological and refined stay.
Why is it green: solar panels provide the structure with clean energy, but here you can also find energy-saving bulbs and ecological products.
Do not miss: the historical cities of Montepulciano and Siena, but also the excursion around Lake Trasimeno as the one we suggested in this circular itinerary by bike.
Prices from: 100€ per 2 people per night.
9. In Slovenia (and up in the mountains)
The huge garden of the Slovenian biological farm Makek is entirely dedicated to eco-glamping: 6 cozy tents to sleep in a really peaceful green spot. Perfect for adventure lovers: many itineraries at high altitudes in the mountains start from here!
Why do we like it: who wouldn’t like to recharge your energies and escape from the daily life…at almost 1000 meters above the sea level?
Why is it green: not just biological food, but also eco-friendly cleaning products, energy-saving light bulbs and the chance to get there without a car.
Do not miss: Čedca, the glacial waterfall, and the surrounding mountains are definitely worth a visit from this farm.
Prices from: 88€ per 2 people per night.
10. In Portugal to practice yoga
To find balance for your mind and body, Per ritrovare l’equilibrio psico-fisico, Portugal Yurt Retreat offers multiple yoga classes and seminars. And they are even better in summer, because you’ll get the chance to practice with the enchanting Portoguese countryside on the background. Here you sleep in spacious and unforgettable wooden yurts: what else do you need for a green eco-glamping?
Why do we like it: because it’s the ideal place to find peace again, especially if you’re yoga and meditation lovers.
Why is it green: besides bio material, here solar panels and 100% clean energy are used, as well as recycling.
Do not miss: first of all, the MTB itineraries running along the second longest river in Portugal, river Zêzere. And you should also pay a visit to the local villages as Pedrogao Pequeno.
Prices from: 50€ per 2 people per night
Is there anything better then a stay in one of these eco-glampings?