San Diego is a popular destination in Southern California, especially for those looking to experience the San Diego Zoo or Southern California beaches. Whether you are traveling to San Diego to see the sites or perhaps you are from San Diego and you are looking for a little time in nature, Glamping San Diego may just be for you. Glamping in San Diego gives you the opportunity to enjoy the aspects of camping and nature with the luxuries and comforts of a hotel.
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Things To See Near San Diego
Before we go over some of the cool and unique spots for glamping San Diego, you may want to check out some of these awesome things to do while enjoying your vacation or time away from work.
La Jolla Cove is a picturesque beach that is surrounded by cliffsides and well worth an Instagram shot. It has quite a bit of marine life and is popular with snorkelers, swimmers and scuba divers. Coronado Beach is another beautiful and popular spot for swimming and surfing.
If hiking near San Diego is on your list while glamping, then we have a few spots to check out. Torrey Pines State Reserve has easy to moderate trails to explore beaches and lagoons. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park has amazing ocean views with easy trails to walk. Mount Woodson has some spectacular trails with rock formations and wonderful vistas.
Of course you can always opt for the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park to get a taste of nature and get up close and personal with some wild animals. There’s even a San Diego glamping spot on our list which is actually at the Safari Park. Enjoy your time in San Diego and check out these top San Diego Glamping accommodations.
Top Glamping San Diego Places to Book
Want to experience a bit of Africa while glamping in San Diego? African Safari Tent Eco Glamping San Diego has a two and half acre property that immerses you among South African Safari Sunset protea flowers and fruit trees. These canvas safari tents sleep two people with a queen bed and a private bathroom. If you feel like exploring, there are nearby beaches, wineries, a safari park and breweries to scratch that itch.
This Old Western style hotel also features vintage airstream RVs to rent out. The property has two swimming pools to enjoy. Grill some hotdogs or burgers on the BBQs or firepits. If you need a quick workout, there is a gym available for guest use. For food you can dine at the Big Horn Bar & Grill on the property or get some snack at the mini-market or gift shop. There is tennis and golfing just minutes away.
If want a glamping San Diego experience in a tiny home right near downtown attractions then this is it. You are 5 minutes from downtown, 10 minutes from the beach and 10 minutes from San Diego Zoo. The tiny home sleeps 3 people and has two bedrooms with one bathroom. The garden area has chickens, jacuzzi, deck, pond with turtles and fish, fire pit, and BBQ to enjoy. There is also 3 small dogs on the property so animals lovers are encouraged.
Enter middle earth as you climb into the Hobbit House in San Diego. You will feel the essence of Lord of the Rings with the iconic round door, granite rock walls and beautiful wood beam ceilings inside. This is a place to relax and reset with a book by candlelight or for your inner hobbit. The place has no electricity but does have a yeti cooler and propane camping stove. There is a BBQ outside and an on-demand hot outdoor shower and flush toilet. Hiking and walking trails are easily accessible nearby for those looking for adventure.
Discover the “Roar and Snore” experience at the Safari Park. They have a few options depending on what you are looking for including a family experience and an adults only experience. Relax in the comfort with a few tent options from simple to luxury. There are options to see animals up close and personal or perhaps a nighttime safari experience. You can truly make this a once in a lifetime memory for a family or an animal loving couple. Most packages also come with dinner, a snack and breakfast in the morning.
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