Are you planning an outdoor getaway and looking for the unique glamping Arizona sites? Look no further. I’ve picked the top 5 unique Arizona Glamping sites for you to choose from.
Arizona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US. The magnificent Grand Canyon. The state capital Phoenix. Spa retreat in Scottsdale. Beautiful Mesa. Charming Tucson. Fascinating Sedona. There are so many things to do and see in Arizona.
Top 5 Unique Arizona Glamping Sites
1. Out of Africa Glamping Safari Tent
This amazing safari tent is a part of the Safari Village campground surrounded by the park’s African wildlife animals for you to enjoy in viewings and a soundtrack of the African Savannah. The site includes a shared bathroom, community space and fire pit and doesn’t provide any food.
Other than enjoying your stay in the park, there are plenty of activities you can choose from, including Zip Line, VIP experience at Out Of Africa Park, Jeep tours, mountain biking, river rafting, hiking, hot air balloon rides, winery tours, and horseback riding. The Grand Canyon is around 2 hours away.
Guest review: “What an amazing experience!! Loved this Glamping trip! Had so much fun spotting different animals around our tent and enjoyed swapping stories with other “glampers” around the campfire.”
2. Under Canvas Grand Canyon Glamping
If you search for an Arizona glamping site online, the first place with the top reviews you will come across is Under Canvas glamping in the Grand Canyon. Located on 160-acres of secluded forest land, Under Canvas Grand Canyon is located only 25 minutes from the South entrance of Grand Canyon.
Open from April 15th to October 25th this popular glamping site offers a wide range of luxury tents for you to choose from. The amenities include daily housekeeping, private or shared bathroom, wood-burning stove, a fire pit, a private deck with the lounge chairs, on-site dining, zen garden, different camp activities and much more.
Guest review: “I can’t begin to say enough wonderful things about Under Canvas Grand Canyon. The service, decor, the bed, the sunrise, the food, the unlimited s’mores, the views… all phenomenal. It’s a rare experience to disconnect like that while feeling so comfortable”
3. Shash Dine Eco-Retreat
Shash Dine Eco-Retreat is a glamping bed & breakfast offering a unique stay on the Navajo Nation in the great outdoors. Ideally situated close to Page, Arizona and Antelope Canyon, a favourite spot for landscape photographers.
The site offers a wide range of accommodations from wall tents and cabins to sheep wagons. Traditional Navajo Hogan is a quadruple room with a fireplace and barbecue. Sheep Wagon features a full size bed, a seating area, dining area and is great for 2 people. Bell Tent is great for families. Sleeps up to 4 and features 2 full size beds, dining area, terrace and outside bathroom. The bathroom is shared and located outside.
No matter which type of accommodation you choose, you will enjoy the beautiful landscape with stunning mountain and lake views. This off-grid B&B is a great place for a one night stay.
Guest review: “Everything amazing, especially the stars at night. The tent was comfortable and we had a good time in nature.”
4. Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary
The Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary is an African-style Safari Tented Camp, located on a 42-acre nature sanctuary by Patagonia Lake.
The site features 2 tents called Jaguar Camp and Ocelot Camp. Both are very spacious and can accommodate up to 2 guests offering queen size bed, en-suite bathroom and organic breakfast. The dining area is located outside and called Lion’s Den. On-site bar Coati Café serves organic smoothies, tea and snacks.
You can choose from different nature adventure activities, including guided trekking, learning wilderness survival skills or attending nature science school. As well, you can explore some of the wild areas by taking Sky Islands Biodiversity Tours offered on-site. It is also possible to book custom-made nature adventures based on your needs.
Guest review: “We had an outstanding experience. Getting back to nature in this pristine location was heavenly. We did not take advantage of the learning activities but will do so when we have more time. We did take advantage of the walking trails. I was able to take long walks and to meditate.”
5. The Dome house near Phoenix
If you’re planning to visit Phoenix, you can stay in a dome tent for an unforgettable glamping experience. The property consists of two domes and a tower where you can enjoy stargazing at night, go hiking in the closeby mountain preserve, and then do the barbecue in the yard enjoying the sunset.
Each dome sleeps up to 4 and features comfy queen size bed, a bathroom, kitchenette and a private backyard. The backyard is a part of mountain preserve and there is plenty of desert wildlife to watch. When you stay there, you will be 17 minutes away from the Phoenix Airport.
Guest review: “Book this place! The view is incredible, day or night, and the Dome on the Range (where I was) was bright and airy and comfortable. Loved it and worth it to have that rest and view after hiking and activities, or for a lazy day!”
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Have you been glamping in Arizona? Is there a glamping Arizona site that deserves to be included in the top 5 unique sites? Let me know in the comments.