13 tents with hot tubs where you can stay in Wales

By Tyler Mears

For some people, camping often means roughing it.

But you might want to swap your survival gear for Speedos in this case - because, there's nothing rough about these luxurious tents.

The glamping industry is booming in Wales and you'll now find a number of bell tents, yurts, safari tents, domes and meadow tents dotted across the country.

Many come with added luxuries like double beds, memory foam mattresses, saunas, log-burners and even hottubs.

So, we've put together a list of some of the most beautiful, unusual and luxurious across Wales.

1. Florence Springs

(Facebook/Florence Springs Glamping Village)

Escape to nature in this quiet and quaint family-friendly camping village with a choice of treehouse, hobbit house and yurt to stay in.

The site has beautiful 20ft Mongolian yurts, which are fully furnished with private eco wood-burner hot tubs, offering an authentic Nomad experience with a touch of luxury.

The yurts are even dog-friendly, so the whole family can go along!

Find out more about Florence Springs Glamping Village by visiting their website, Facebook page or by calling 01646 652000.

2. Felin Geri


Felin Geri, which translates to Ceri Mill, is set in a 24-acre naturalist’s paradise, filled with wildlife, woodland, water and dark starry skies.

The site, in Newcastle Emlyn, has a number of new safari tents, which opened earlier this year and can accommodate up to eight people.

Hot tubs are now also available to book with two of the tents.

Choose either a luxury jacuzzi hot tub or a traditional wooden hot tub heated by a log burner.

Find out more about Felin Geri or to book a stay visit their website.

3. Under The Oak Glamping


Under the Oak provide a luxurious safari lodge with a private hot tub nestled underneath an ancient oak tree at a traditional family farm in South Wales.

The lodge, in Bedwas in Caerphilly, comfortably sleeps four, with twinkly lights, a Welsh box bed, lanterns, a dining area and books and games to keep everyone amused.

There is also a large private area around the lodge to play or relax by the pond and watch the wildlife.

Find out more about Under the Oak Glamping or to book a stay visit their website.

4. Pentre Mawr Country House


These gorgeous safari-style tents are situated within the grounds of Pentre Mawr Country House in Denbigh.

Inspired by African safari tents, the canvas glamping lodges feature full bathrooms baths and wet rooms, and twin vanity.

TV and a DVD player, an iPod dock, bath robes and all the little extras you'd expect to find in a five star hotel are par for the course at Pentre Mawr.

Each glamping tent has a private terrace with its own hot tub.

Find out more about the glamping at Pentre Mawr Country House or to book a stay visit their website.

5. Eco Escape


A pretty little glamping site near to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in Milford Haven, Eco Escapes has a choice between meadow tents and woodland tents.

Each tent is kitted out with full bedding (foam mattresses, pillows, sheets, quilts, blankets), basic cooking equipment (cutlery, plates, BBQ tongs, pans, a coolbox) and solar powered lamps.

You also get a private gazebo with fire pit/BBQ, table and stools and use of a hot tub.

Find out more about Eco Escape, or to book a stay visit their website.

6. Celtic Escape Safari Tents

(Celtic Holiday Parks)
(Celtic Holiday Parks)

Ever fancied taking a safari trip?

Well you can now experience that out-of-Africa feel right here in Wales, as a Pembrokeshire holiday park has a number of hot-tub safari tents.

Inspired by the safari experience, these canvas tents are becoming increasingly popular amongst "glampers" - with many being kitted out with luxuries like electricity, fridges, microwaves and TVs.

Celtic Holiday Park - a family-owned park close to Folly Farm and Oakwood Park - have five safari tents on their site.

And with log-burners, hot tubs, crystal chandeliers and beds with duvets and fluffy pillows - the tents are a far stretch from your regular camping experience.

Find out more about Celtic Escapes, or to book a stay visit their website.

7. Argoed Barns

(Argoed Barns)
(Argoed Barns)

This site, just north of the Brecon Beacons, has a hot tub - complete with wine glass holders - and offers stunning rural views.

The dome here is 8m in diameter, with a wide window to let in light and to maximise the magnificent views.

You'll also find a wood-burning stove and a floor lined with animal-skin rugs.

Find out more about Argoed Barns, or to book a stay visit their website.

8. Dinas Camping


Dinas Caravan Park, Camping and Glamping is situated between Harlech and Barmouth in Snowdonia.

Also known as the Hideaway in the Hills, the site also has a number of bell tents - including one, which comes with a natural wood burning hot tub.

The five-metre pre-erected bell tent, sleeps two people and is furnished with a proper double bed with duvet, pillows and warm pure welsh wool tapestry blanket.

Outside you have a fire pit for toasting your marshmallows and a cooking tripod for cooking your dinner on an open fire.

Find out more about Dinas Camping, or to book a stay visit their website.

9. The secret yurts


Nestled among the trees in Welshpool, each of these three yurts come with access to a barbecue, fire pit, sauna and hot tub.

Every yurts has a hand made king-size bed with bedding, candles, fairy lights, lanterns and a wood burner perfect for cozy nights in.

The site also come with a communal kitchen, with everything you need to cook up a storm in our fully-equipped kitchen including Champagne buckets and plenty of ice.

With the Welsh countryside on your yurt-step, you will want to get the wellies on and explore, you can take a stroll along one of the footpaths from the glampsite.

Find out more about The Secret Yurts, or to book a stay visit their website.

10. Cosy Under Canvas

(Cosy Under Canvas)

You'll find seven geodesic domes spaced around the woods at the Cosy Under Canvas site.

They all come with a private, wood-fired hot tub along with a hammock and an upcycled chiminea.

The simple eco tubs are easy to use - just use the kiln dried wood provided to light a fire in the firebox submerged in the water.

The larger hot tubs take around four hours to heat the first time and the small tubs 2-3 hours.

Five of the domes on site can accommodate up to five or six people, while two of the 'cosy domes' will sleep two couples on a double bed and futon.

Find out more about Cosy Under Canvas, or to book a stay visit their website.

11. Bargoed Farm


Set in the heart of the Ceredigion, Bargoed Farm is a lakeside caravan and camping park with a farm shop and bistro.

The lakeside site, which opened in Spring 2017, is set between the picturesque seaside towns of Aberaeron and New Quay.

Around 50 caravan and camping pitches are dotted around the site, but guests can also choose to hire and stay in tipi tents.

Take a look at the tipi and hottub in this video:

The price for a hot tub tipi pitch ranges from £45-£50 a night.

Find out more about Bargoed Farm, or to book a stay visit their website.

12. Beavers Retreat

(Beavers Retreat)
(Beavers Retreat)

Beavers Retreat is run as a small family-run glamping business smack bang in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National park.

Less than 10 minutes' drive from Freshwater East and set on a 60 acre working cattle and sheep farm, the site has nine family sized bell tents and one Geodome.

The dome has an indoor stove, private kitchen and board games to be found inside, while outside there's a private hot tub and a barbecue.

Find out more about Beavers Retreat or to book a stay visit their website.

13. Seven Hills Hideaway


Seven Hills Hideaway offers a unique glamping holiday experience, with three large luxury canvas lodges in the beautiful countryside of Monmouthshire.

The safari lodges are designed, furnished and equipped to make your stay luxurious.

It’s on-grid enough to provide all the creature comforts you need (for drying your hair, charging your phone or powering your mobile devices); yet off-grid enough to help you recharge your personal batteries!

Each lodge has a private veranda and hot tub.

Find out more about Seven Hills Hideaway, or to book a stay visit their website.

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