JAKARTA - Glamping, or glamorous camping, is where you enjoy nature in a comfortable way; which in this case is luxurious tented accommodation.
So you get to breathe the refreshing mountain air, experience living in a jungle or right beside a beach and join adventurous outdoor activities while still enjoying five-star lifestyle.
To help get you started on your next luxurious adventure, here are the five best glamping hotels in Asia according to the leading hotel-price comparison service HotelsCombined.
Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
Located in the Thai mountains, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle is situated in Chiang Saen, which is only four hours drive from Chiang Mai City.
Besides offering facilities like free Wi-Fi and a pool by the riverside, it also provides interesting packages such as elephant treking and spa treatments.
Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa, Thailand
Surrounded by Pak Chong's green hills and grassland, Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa features tented villas equipped with private spa pool and deck area.
It also offers an 18-hole golf course, which is said to be the best in the country.
In Amanwana on Moyo Island, West Nusa Tenggara, guests are given two choices of tent; beside the jungle or beside the beach. Both have a peaceful setting, which is perfect for relaxation.
Each tent is equipped with a king-sized bed, wooden deck and a wide lounge area.
Huvafen Fushi, Maldives
Huvafen Fushi is home to naturally modern glamping bungalows and the world's first underwater spa.
It also has three 65-foot sailboats called dhoni; available with on-board crew ready to take guests to the best spots in the area where they can enjoy snorkeling and sightseeing before making the most of the wine cellars and king-sized bed.
Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge, Nepal
Set beside the Bardia National Park, Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge lets guests get back to nature with jungle tracks available. A guide will take travelers to see the spots regularly visited by local elephants, tigers and leopards.
This lodge prides itself in its eco friendliness and serves organic food every day. The majority of its power is also provided by solar panels.