One of the hottest travel trends of 2023 is glamping, a luxurious style of camping that gives you the best of both worlds. Enjoy five-star accommodations while immersed in nature, surrounded by a serene landscape that allows you to unplug and relax for a vacation focused on being present and grounded in the top glamping destinations in South America.
Maybe you’re craving a wellness retreat, or perhaps you’re looking for a unique vacation idea to add to your bucket list; whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, or need to connect with nature – glamping is one travel trend you should try this year. But where should you go?
Here are the seven top glamping destinations in South America for an adventure that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. These luxury lodges and camp sites will be the perfect place to rest between adventures. If a five-star retreat like this sounds like your ideal 2023 travel plan, we’ll help organize the most unforgettable trip!
– Galapagos Safari Camp – Santa Cruz Island
Get ready to explore one of the world’s most fascinating ecosystems with a glamping excursion at the Galapagos Safari Camp. This immersive destination located on Santa Cruz Islands will give you an opportunity to connect with this otherworldly paradise.
The luxury canvas cocoons provide a relaxing place to unwind as you sleep under the stars every night. Complete with private balconies adorned with hammocks, stylish rooms, and unparalleled views of the islands.
When you’re ready to adventure through the Galapagos, our favorite local expert guides will help escort you on a safari tailored to your specific wishes. You can stay on land the entire time, opt for an underwater excursion, and even add a few days to experience Isabela Island. Whatever you choose, this is one of the most magical glamping destinations for travelers who want a journey focused on nature and wildlife.
– Eco Camp – Torres Del Paine
If you’ve ever imagined what it’s like to camp in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, you might choose to stay at the Eco Camp in Torres del Paine, the crown jewel of Chilean Patagonia. Stay in a geodesic dome as you traverse the raw majesty of this untouched natural oasis.
Acknowledged as the world’s first glamping destination to feature a unique dome-like structure, the Eco Lodge has been providing exceptional outdoor adventures with a comfortable place to retreat since 2001. With hospitality experts and local guides at your service, you can expect every stay here to impress.
Adventurers can choose between four different types of domes, ranging from Standard Domes for the campers who love to rough it in the most glamorous way, to the Suite Dome with a loft, ideal for families or groups who want the ultimate Patagonian excursion. No matter which you choose, you’ll be able to rest every single night in a comfortable bed as you gaze out at the stars and snowcapped mountain peaks that loom above.
Be sure to take advantage of the idyllic location and explore the most impressive parts of Torres del Paine that await just outside your dome. From multi-day treks to wildlife sarees and even a puma tracking experience, there are so many unique adventures curated by Kuoda for those who wish to connect with the great outdoors.
– Treehouse Lodge – Iquitos Peru
Escape into the Amazon jungle while living out a fantasy vacation in the Treehouse Lodge of Iquito, Peru. Disconnect from the rest of the world as you wander with Kuoda through dense foliage, sail across wild waters, and sleep high in the tree tops. With twelve uniquely designed treehouses, no stay here is exactly the same.
Whether you’re looking for an exciting location to travel with family, or you want an intimate getaway as a couple, the Treehouse Lodge offers various accommodations to suit every need. As you sleep suspended in the air, you’ll be soothed with the songs of Amazonian wildlife humming in the surrounding trees. Here, in your tropical palace, you’ll be treated to three delicious meals a day prepared by a world-class chef who is an expert in Peruvian-style cuisine.
Outside the lodge, a world of discovery awaits. Our team has excursions of all types available, from sunrise sailing with pink river dolphins to fishing for piranhas to a peaceful jungle walk learning about organic medicines – every type of traveler will find their ideal activity here. Step away from the distractions of your daily routine, and embrace the unknown wonders that await in the Amazon.
– Chalten Camp – Chalten, Argentina
Athletes, thrill-seekers, and nature lovers alike will find endless activities awaiting in the mountain town of El Chalten. This small yet mighty community is tucked away in Argentinian Patagonia, inviting climbers and trekkers from around the world to visit and brave the massive Fitz Roy that looms in the distance.
If you want an eco-friendly and luxurious place to rest after long days of adventure, ask a Kuoda travel expert to organize your stay at Chalten Camp, one of Argentina’s premier glamping destinations. The comfortable domes provide you with a romantic, peaceful shelter with postcard-worthy views on all sides. Throughout the camp’s property, you’ll find hammocks to take a mid-day nap in, little picnic tables and chairs by the river where you can mingle with other guests, and even close access to the La Florida hiking trail.
Nearby, travelers will be able to wander through the National Park at their own pace or with one of our guided excursions, seeing the highlights of this rugged terrain. Rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, and more are all available for those who seek an action-packed journey to Argentina.