Interested in Big Sur glamping? No wonder. Glamping in Big Sur is ‘the cherry on the cake’ of glamping in California. Glamping Big Sur is one of the most amazing experiences in California to treat yourself with. So, here are the best Big Sur glamping sites to choose from.
- GUIDE TO THE 10 BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING SITES
- 1. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING TENT
- 2. THE MOST ROMANTIC BIG SUR GLAMPING TREEHOUSE CABIN WITH HOT TUBE
- 3. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING CABIN
- 4. THE MOST ELEGANT GLAMPING TREEHOUSE WITH HOT TUBE
- 5. BEST YURT NEAR BIG SUR
- 6. BEST GLAMPING SOLAR TENT
- 7. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING GAZEBO
- 8. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING RV FOR COUPLES
- 9. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING CAMPER VAN FOR GROUP OF FRIENDS
- 10. THE LOVELIEST GLAMPING CABIN FOR FAMILIES
GUIDE TO THE 10 BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING SITES
Big Sur in California is a year-round destination because of the temperate climate and the proximity of the Pacific Ocean. The best seasons to visit Big Sur are spring and fall, and the best months to go to Big Sur are from April to October.
Glamping Big Sur is one of the most amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
This collection of the best Big Sur glamping rentals cover Big Sur tents for glamping, Big Sur cabins, Big Sur yurts, Big Sur treehouses, and Big Sur trailers.
It summarizes the best Big Sur glamping rentals for solo travelers, couples, families, and friends.
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Luxury camping in Big Sur
1. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING TENT
This luxury glamping tent is one of the best Big Sur glamping rentals.
It comes with a comfy queen bed, and outdoor seating with a fire pit, and a barbecue.
The tent is located in an eco-resort. So, it shares restrooms, hot showers, basic kitchen sinks, a huge pool, and many other amenities with the campground.
The tent is not heated, but it is suitable for colder days. Electric blankets are provided in the tent for stays on colder winter days.
This glamping tent suits 2 people. It is a fabulous glamping rental for solo travelers or couples. Unfortunately, the place is not pet friendly.
This tent is in the Saddle Mountain Ranch resort with private hiking trails and just ahead of the wilderness.
The Saddle Mountain Ranch is located in Carmel-by-the Sea, close to the downtown, Point Lobos, the beach, and with easy access to the heart of Big Sur.
The tent is available for around $140/night.
2. THE MOST ROMANTIC BIG SUR GLAMPING TREEHOUSE CABIN WITH HOT TUBE
Honeymoon Wine Country Treehouse is an amazing cottage in a eucalyptus tree on a hill in Carmel Valley.
The cottage is a lavishly furnished studio with a well-equipped kitchenette, an outdoor hot tube, and a bathroom.
The setting of the treehouse is exceptionally romantic. Not surprisingly, the treehouse is often booked by honeymooners, romantic souls, and alike.
It is located in Carmel Valley, close to Carmel-by-the-Sea and the beautiful Big Sur coast.
Just to remind you, Carmel Valley is a celebrated wine destination with amazing vineyards and great wines. Good food and good wine go hand by hand. So, expect to come across many award-winning restaurants when in Carmel Valley.
The hikes of Garland Park are only 3 miles from the treehouse, Carmel Beach is within 10 miles, Point Lobos within 12 miles, and Big Sur Village within 30 miles.
The treehouse is available for around $265/ night.
If you are looking for a unique and romantic stay in great wine and food destination within Big Sur reach, you might enjoy this awesome treehouse!
3. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING CABIN
Serene Redwood Retreat w/Modern Comfort is a romantic cabin with all modern amenities (including wifi) in the middle of redwoods.
The cabin looks like a fairytale treehouse. It features 2 decks, one of which is above a seasonal babbling creek. The cabin can accommodate 2 people.
The magical Big Sur cottage is a serene getaway with some nearby amazing hikes.
This Big Sur cabin is located near great wineries in Carmel Valley Village, a 20 min drive from the restaurants in Carmel Valley Village, a short drive to Carmel-by-the Sea, the Point Lobos, and the beaches.
The cabin is available for around $295/ night.
4. THE MOST ELEGANT GLAMPING TREEHOUSE WITH HOT TUBE
This private and secluded treehouse with a wood deck and a hot tub is set under oak trees.
It features 1 bedroom with one queen bed, 1 bathroom, a jacuzzi and stable wifi. The cottage suits 2 people. Needles to say, it’s a perfect gateway for couples.
Romantic Wine Country Treehouse is located in Carmel Valley, within a longer walk or s shorter drive to Carmel Valley wineries, shops, restaurants and markets. Incredible Big Sur hikes are within short reach.
This luxury treehouse is available for around $285/ night.
5. BEST YURT NEAR BIG SUR
Big Sur yurt camping is in high demand. But sadly yurts in Big Sur are not an easy find. Unfortunately, some exceptional Big Sur yurts glamping sites like Ventana Big Sur Glamping and Treebones Resort are currently closed.
This yurt in Salinas is a fantastic option for glamping near Big Sur. It has a fully equipped kitchen with a wood stove, one bedroom with one luxury queen bed, a separate bathroom with a warm bathtub, an outdoor fireplace, a wooden deck, and reliable wifi. It suits 2 people.
This isolated yurt is located on Two Girls Ranch in the Salinas Valley. Within easy reach are lovely walking trails, stunning vineyards, and fabulous wine tasting rooms.
The Two Girls Ranch is located in Salinas Valley, 4 miles from U.S. Route 101, 30 min to Carmel Valley, and 40 min to Carmel. It is an easy drive to Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey, Big Sur Village, and Pinnacles National Park.
This cozy yurt is available for around $245/ night.
6. BEST GLAMPING SOLAR TENT
This solar-powered tent is in a working cattle ranch.
The Rancho Tranquillo Rustic Chic Tent has a kitchenette, 1 bedroom with one queen bed, a covered terrace with a fire pit and a hammock, an outdoor walk-in shower, and an outhouse. It fits 2 people.
The tent is a peaceful retreat providing a magical mix of comfort and isolation.
Rancho Tranquillo is located in San Juan Batista and near many gorgeous hiking trails, Pinnacles National Park, and Monterey Bay.
The eco-friendly tent is available for around $180/ night from April – October.
7. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING GAZEBO
This cozy gazebo comes with a stylish interior. It has a bedroom with one queen bed, a patio with a private bbq, and a fire pit.
Wifi is available on the property and heated blankets are provided for colder days.
It is located in the gorgeous already above-mentioned Saddle Mountain Ranch. So, hot showers, toilets, and basic kitchen sinks are shared within the resort.
The Saddle Mountain Ranch resort has a big shared pool, private hiking trails, while the wilderness is just ahead. The resort has a perfect location for hikes and nice nature walks.
The Saddle Mountain Ranch is located in the mountains near Carmel-by-the Sea, close to the town, grocery stores, the beach, Point Lobos, Monterey, and Big Sur.
The gazebo is available for around $140/ night.
8. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING RV FOR COUPLES
If you would like to enjoy Big Sur glamping in an RV, you need to check out this Airbnb trailer.
This elegant, spacious, and comfortable RV is well-equipped with all home amenities. The RV is located in a peaceful corner of a 5-acre organic farm with a beautiful vineyard and a solar heated and saltwater pool.
The RV has one bedroom with one queen bed, one sofa bed, 1 bath, a full kitchen, a porch, AC and the heating system, and high-quality Internet. It can accommodate 3 people.
The property is located in picturesque Carmel Valley – the Wine Country with many fabulous restaurants and first-class wineries.
This is a great Big Sur glamping RV trailer for couples or one-kid families.
The trailer is available for around $175/ night.
9. BEST BIG SUR GLAMPING CAMPER VAN FOR GROUP OF FRIENDS
This spacious 40 foot RV Trailer provides superb comfort. The trailer is on a private and fenced-in site in a RV park.
It has a private 1-bedroom, separate bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, and a big private courtyard with a fire pit. It suits 2-6 people.
The Carmel by the River RV Park is located just a few minutes away from Carmel-by-Sea and only 4.5 miles inland from Highway 1. It is within 5-15 miles from Monterey, Carmel Beach, Pebble Beach, Laguna Seca, and Carmel Valley Village.
The RV is fantastic for larger families or groups of friends who would like to bask in fabulous glamping in Big Sur.
The RV is available for around $200/ night.
10. THE LOVELIEST GLAMPING CABIN FOR FAMILIES
This renovated luxury cabin from 1930s comes as a dream house in the woods.
The polished and cozy cabin has an amazing living room with a cozy indoor fireplace, 2 stylish bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, 2 queen beds, a lovely dining room with a terrace, and a private patio with outdoor seating. It suits 4 people.
The cabin is located in the woods in Palo Colorado Canyon, near Carmel-By-The-Sea. It’s a short drive from Carmel, 5 min from the beach, and 15 from amazing hikes, with easy access to Highway 1 and to Big Sur.
The cabin is available for around $700/ night.
What is the best time to visit Big Sur?
Big Sur is a year-round destination thanks to the temperate climate and the proximity to the Pacific Ocean. Winters are mild, and summers are warm with foggy mornings. The best seasons to visit Big Sur are spring and fall. The best months to go to Big Sur are from April to October. March is also a good month for visiting Big sure. Big Sur is one of the best places to travel in March for the wildflower blossom and to watch the grey whale migration.
How far is Big Sur from San Francisco?
Big Sur is about a 2-hour drive from San Francisco.
How far is Big Sur from Los Angeles?
Big Sur is about 5 and a half drive from Los Angeles.