Have the starry nights, the campfire stories, the comfy sleeping mat, and every best thing about camping in some most beautiful settings in the Philippines—minus the trouble of carrying a lot of gear into the backcountry. Glamor camping or glamping for short gives you the best of both worlds— access to nature and the comfort of sleeping on a comfortable mattress, safe from mosquitos and other bugs. In this article, we give you our list of great glamping destinations you will find in the country.

Aetas Glamping El Nido, Palawan

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Aetas Glamping is located in the Villa Libertad village, an 8-minute drive from the main town of El Nido. This place takes glamping to the next level – all tents are imported from Africa, made with high quality wood and canvas. Each tent comes with a porch, shower and private toilet, and even power outlets for your devices. You would probably feel like you are staying in a hotel, unless of course you look outside your window and enjoy the sight of rice fields.

Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort, Cebu

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Located close to a lavish mangrove area, Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort’s glamping tents are capacious and well-furnished. The campsite is positioned on the sandy northeast coast of the 24-hectare island. Each glamping tent comes furnished with comforters, twin beds, a bedside table lamp and even a minibar!

Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales

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Glamping at Crystal Beach Resort is waking up to the sound of the waves mildly crashing on the seashore or the light stroke of the sea breeze on your face. As soon as you step out of your tent, you will immediately see the sight of the ocean. What more can you ask for?

Noni’s Resort, Batangas

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Glamping destinations near Manila are still uncommon but this resort is making some noise at the moment, as they recently built glamping cabins in their property and only started taking in guests around mid February of 2018. Yes, glamping cabins. How posh it that?

The structure is very upscale, it imitates a traditional tent, with a triangular roof the reaches up to the ground, You get your private infinity pool, patio, air-conditiong, own fire-pit, a second floor, and a view facing Taal Lake and Mt. Maculot.

The Bird House, El Nido, Palawan

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Each nest, as they like to term their tents, is uniquely designed and radiates luxury. With its nice climate, surrounded by lush greens, wildlife, and of course, birds, this glamping camp certainly offers a tranquil break from the busy life in the city.

The view from you room is breathtaking, apart from a full view of the bay, you can see the islands that dot the water. The Bird House is indeed a sanctuary for those who wander.

That’s it for our top picks on glamping destinations. Are you ready to go?

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