Do you like plans in nature, but do not want to give up the comfort that a hotel offers? In this case, glamping can be an excellent option. It is a tourism model that is gaining more and more followers in Spain since it combines the experience of camping in the open air with the comforts and luxury offered by the best hotels. Undoubtedly, an ideal alternative for those who do not want to do without the comforts of modern life to enjoy a natural getaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Why choose a glamping for the next family vacation?
The term glamping, a fusion of the words “glamour” and “camping”, refers to accommodation that is usually located in mountainous areas, forests, national parks or extensive gardens, unique enclaves of unparalleled beauty that allow you to enjoy nature in all its splendor. Unlike traditional campsites, glampings go one step further and provide more exclusive services and greater comfort so that guests can enjoy an unforgettable stay.
Ideal for those who are skeptical of camping in nature, these accommodations usually also have spaces dedicated to leisure and relaxation, from spas, Jacuzzis, saunas and terraces with views to sports areas, swimming pools and playgrounds for the little ones. Thanks to their privileged location, they also usually offer many options to enjoy nature and outdoor activities. It is true that they are usually a little more expensive than campsites , the minimum price per night is between 100 and 150 euros, but it is also possible to find cheap options depending on the services and the destination you are looking for.
10 glampings where you can enjoy a unique getaway with the children
1. Alannia Guardamar, in Alicante
Located just 10 minutes walk from the Costa Blanca, in the town of Guardamar del Segura, stands this resort campsite designed for the whole family. The facilities include an exclusive glamping area equipped with a terrace, garden and all the comforts you need so that you don’t have to worry about a thing and can dedicate yourself to fully enjoying your holidays.
However, Alannia Guardamar is not only interested in the comfort of its guests but also in their entertainment, which is why it has a tropical pool with a Jacuzzi and waterfall area, a spa and a massage area so that you can relax in peace. And, for children to have fun, it has a playground, a room with game consoles and a mini-club run by a team of professional entertainers, where they can play and have fun. In addition, it has an extensive agenda of entertainment activities and shows so that boredom has no place.
2. Cerdanya EcoResort, in Lleida
It is a hotel, camping, apartment, bungalow and glamping complex located in Prulláns, with beautiful views of the Cerdanya Valley and the Pyrenees, where you can enjoy nature in all its splendor. The complex has beautiful wooden bungalows and exclusive tipis and yurts, where you will have the opportunity to sleep under the stars with the little ones at home in an idyllic setting.
Another of its greatest attractions is its options dedicated to children’s entertainment. At the Cerdanya EcoResort there is a farm where the little ones can feed the animals, as well as spaces for shooting and go-karting, as well as an area with trampolines and a maze. In addition, it has a mini club with chiquiparc, a wooden castle and a climbing wall, where they organize craft and environmental workshops and many other recreational and entertainment activities.
3. Camping Bayona Playa, in Pontevedra
In one of the most beautiful places on the Galician coast, in the heart of the Rías Baixas, is Bayona Playa, a perfect destination to enjoy a family getaway with the little ones at home. The complex has a wide range of accommodation options, from more traditional plots and mobile homes to exclusive luxury bungalows with large terraces where you can enjoy an incredible sunset over the bay of Bayonne.
Another advantage? The Bayona Playa campsite has many options and spaces dedicated to leisure: it has a swimming pool with a slide, a multi-sports court and a children’s playground with a zip line, swings, a climbing wall and trampolines. Various activities are also organized for the whole family, from concerts and outdoor film screenings to games workshops and bubble soccer competitions. In the surroundings you can also practice water sports, undertake bike routes and horseback riding.
4. Forest Day Glamping, and Lleida
If you are looking for a destination where you can enjoy nature in its purest state, this glamping located at the foot of the Pyrenees is perfect. The enclosure has luxurious tents imported from the United Kingdom and made of 100% natural cotton, which have all the comforts you need during your stay. And, so that you can enjoy total privacy as a couple, Forest Day Glamping also has satellite tents, ideal for the little ones at home to have their own space and impose their own rules.
Just a 15 minute walk down the hill you will find a small river that meanders between rocks and trees where you can take a refreshing swim with the children. If you prefer more intense activities, you can also go hiking in the surroundings or go climbing. On the other hand, if you are going to rest there are also many spaces where you can lie down to enjoy the impressive views of the mountains while the children have fun in the shed or run around in nature.
5. Field of Kings, in Navarre
Have you ever wanted to live the experience of staying in a typical Mongolian yurt? In Campo de Reyes you will now have the opportunity to stay in one of the yurts used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia without leaving Spain. Located in the natural environment of Tafalla, its beautiful open yurts will allow you to enjoy the sunrise and the stars in all their splendor without having to give up the comforts to which you are accustomed.
Of course, it also has various options for children to have fun: it has an indoor play area with board games, puzzles and children’s books, as well as an outdoor pool so they can cool off from the high temperatures. In addition, it has a picnic and barbecue area so you can enjoy a family meal outdoors. And, for those who prefer to practice activities in the middle of nature, there is the possibility of cycling, hiking or horse riding in the surroundings.
6. Camping & Resort La Torre del Sol, in Tarragona
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, on the Costa Dorada, stands this luxury campsite with direct access to a private beach. Without a doubt, an idyllic place where you can be in contact with nature, take a relaxing bath in the sea and enjoy excursions in the surrounding area. Upon your return , comfortable furnished tents, rustic stone cabins, stylish wooden cabins and beautiful chalets with all the comforts you need during your stay await you.
However, what the little ones will enjoy the most are its multiple entertainment options: the hotel has a swimming pool, a Kids Park where children can do crafts, play in the ball pool or have fun in the outdoor garden, and a mini club where they organize treasure hunts, carnivals, musical games, pony rides, tournaments and many other activities led by professional entertainers. There is also the pirate camp, where children can participate in an authentic pirate party with themed games, and the Animation Club, where sports tournaments, pool parties, water games and much more are scheduled.
7. Gavina Camping Village, in Tarragona
Located on the beachfront of Creixell, next to a natural reserve of dunes and lagoons, is this campsite designed to turn your vacation into an unforgettable adventure. The campsite has original furnished tents of different designs, as well as very cute mobile homes and beautiful chalet-style bungalows with stunning views of the sea. And, of course, it has various options and spaces dedicated to children’s entertainment: there are petanque and tennis courts, a multi-sport court and a nautical base for lovers of water sports.
The Gavina campsite also has a children’s area equipped with different entertainment so that the little ones can play and have fun as they please. In addition, it has a mini club, designed for children from 5 to 7 years old, in which a group of professional entertainers is in charge of organizing activities, games and tournaments. And, for the little ones between 8 and 12 years old, there is the Juniors Club where they program games with water and sports competitions.
8. Camping Vendrell Platja, in Tarragona
This campsite located 50 meters from Calafell beach, on the Costa Dorada, is an excellent option to enjoy a luxury holiday with children in the middle of nature. From Grand Safari tents and mobile homes fully equipped with everything you need to comfortable rustic-style bungalows with a terrace, the Vendrell Platja campsite has accommodation options for all tastes. However, its greatest attraction for children is its various leisure and entertainment options.
The Vendrell Platja campsite has an outdoor children’s pool and a water park with a slide, as well as a sports area where they can practice paddle tennis, football, table tennis and basketball. It also has a recreational games room and a mini club in which they organize workshops, treasure hunts, gymkhanas and other entertainment so that boredom does not feel like home. For the older ones there is also the Teenclub, a space where entertainers program sports competitions and PlayStation tournaments.
9. Camping Nautic Almata, in Girona
Whether you like plans in the mountains or at sea, this luxury campsite is perfect for your next vacation. It is a family campsite, located on the seafront, in the heart of the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park, an idyllic destination where you can undertake excursions in nature as well as practice water sports in the sea. Upon your return , beautiful safari tents with wooden floors, charming bungalows and beautiful villas with private terraces await you, where you can live an authentic adventure in nature.
Being in a nature reserve, surrounded by canals and navigable rivers, the campsite has a yacht club equipped with 110 moorings for jet skis and boats so you can enjoy a ride through those waters. It also has swimming pools with a children’s area and a sports area with a tennis and paddle tennis court, a mini golf circuit, a ping pong table and an archery room. Of course, it has a mini club where they organize artistic activities, pool games, excursions, movie sessions and theme parties. And, for those who love the water, on Fridays they prepare a big inflatable party in the pool.
10. Dreamsea Mediterranean Camp, in Alicante
On the Mediterranean coast of Benitachell, in Cala Moraig, stands this luxury glamping for lovers of the sea. Beyond its privileged location, another of its biggest attractions for families is usually its canvas glamping tents , decorated with great care that will make you feel like true adventurers in the middle of nature. Designed for couples as well as for families with children, they have all the comforts you need during your stay.
In addition, the Dreamsea Mediterranean Camp organizes many activities in nature, from stand up paddle to the secret caves hidden between the cliffs and kayak routes along the beach to snorkeling and hiking trails. In the facilities, children can take a dip in the refreshing pool or have fun with the board games and puzzles provided by the campsite.