Taking in the great outdoors doesn’t mean you have to rough it out. Especially when you’ve got kids in tow, these luxury campsites are perfect for family getaways.
Explore the wild beauty of Northern Thailand at this camp, on the border of Burma and Laos. Sink into your private bathtub looking out to the expanse of nature to soothe your tired muscles after a day of trekking.
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Just a quick ferry ride from Singapore, this glamping site offers a host of water sports. Try kayaking, paddle boarding or the lagoon’s floating waterpark. Rather be lazy? They’ve got comfy hammocks too for cosying up with a good book.
NEXT: Chamba Camp Thiksey, Ladakh, India →
The luxury canvas tents, enveloped by snow-capped mountains in the Ladakh province of Northern India, evoke an old world charm. Located near Thiksey Monsatery, it offers many activities in addition to the stunning views, such as polo games, river rafting on River Indus and picnic lunches, organised by your very own butler.
NEXT: Highland Park Resort, Bogor, Indonesia →
These Mongolian-yurt inspired tents are modelled after the Indian Apaches’, and they’re as lovely inside as they are outside. Kids don’t look like they want to rough it out? Bring them along anyway – there are activities like flying fox, water slides, and more for them. And while they’re at it, there’s the spa for you!
NEXT: Firefly Bamboo Eco Lodge, Bali, Indonesia →
We all know the beaches of Bali, but skip the sand and the sea this time for an alternative nature retreat in these open-air basket-weave lofts in Bali’s rice fields. Only 5 minutes away from Central Ubud, you’re not too far away from civilisation either, should you fancy. But if it were up to us, we’d take in as much of nature’s wonder as possible.
NEXT: Mingle Farm, Hong Kong →
Check into a bouncy castle, a giant mushroom, or a transparent inflatable igloo-like tent at this quirky, um, resort? Camp? Lodging? Surely this’ll appeal to the most playful of kids. On-site in this eco-farm, there’s zorbing, wall-climbing, and more. After the sun sets, fire up the barbecue for a hearty dinner.
NEXT: Hintok River Camp, Kanchanaburi, Thailand →
About 3 hours from Bangkok, this boutique safari tented camp is nestled admist lush greenery on a gigantic cliff overlooking the River Kwai. It also sits on a remarkably historical piece of land that hide the largely untold historical stories of WWII, awaiting your exploration.
NEXT: Sandat Glamping Tents, Bali, Indonesia →
Love how your suite tent looks? There’s more to love – in particular, the exotic view of blankets of forests and paddy fields that lie outside your room window. It’s back to basics with this glamping experience in Mother Nature’s embrace, but your creature comforts aren’t forsaken. By that, we mean Wi-fi and air-conditioning (doh).
NEXT: Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand →
By Pinky Chng, adapted from SilverKris, August 2017
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