Roughing it in the great outdoors

Posted By on July 5, 2012


This kind of luxury “tent” camping that would even be the envy of the late Muammar Gaddafi (known to travel with his tent). SmartMoney magazine published a short article detailing how camping would even be attractive to one’s better half.

Getting Fancy Now: Camping Resort

Prefer to Leave the tent-pitching to the pros? At a luxury camping resort, vacationers who prefer their nature without the whole distasteful “roughing it” thing can pair activities such as fly-fishing with hotel-style amenities like furnished tents and gourmet grub. Montana’s Paws Up ranch resort, for example, offers a tent suite with heated floors and a butler for around $1,800 a night.

Life-Changing: Custom Luxury Tent

Sleeping alfresco doesn’t need to be a vacation-only indulgence. Exclusive Tents, based in Belize, will erect a permanent luxury tent, complete with a porch, multiple rooms and a full bath, right in your backyard. The company’s most popular model starts at $25,000, though the more elaborate versions (including tents built on enormous river rafts or perched in the tops of trees) can easily hit six figures — before installation.

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