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Where to Glamp in Sonoma This Summer


Summer is coming ! That means more time to spend in the great outdoors of Sonoma County.

As the temperatures begin to rise, a stay in the great outdoors is a great way to rediscover the magic of the summer season in Wine Country. From safari-style tents to gleaming Airstreams to towering treehouses, here are some of our favorite luxury glamping spots. Click on the gallery above for photos.

Zipline Adventures in Sonoma in Occidental

Five yurt-like treehouses form an airy village high in the redwood treetops on the Alliance Redwoods property in West Sonoma County. Each treehouse stay includes two zipline tours with Sonoma Zipline Adventures – one on your day of arrival and another before you depart.

Dinner and a hot breakfast are included and delivered via room service. With a queen bed and bunk beds, each treehouse is designed to accommodate up to four people. The treehouses also have a compostable sink and toilet.

Cost is $615 per person Monday through Thursday; $700 Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (There is a two-person minimum.) In addition to overnight accommodation and two zipline tours, a guided nature hike, gourmet dinner, and hot breakfast are included. Additional children and household members cost $300 per person.

6250 Bohemian Highway, West, 888-494-7868, sonomacanopytours.com

In addition to glamping tents, Boon Hotel & Spa has a vintage motorhome, the boonito. (Courtesy of Boon Hotel & Spa)

Boon Hotel & Spa in Guerneville

All three glamping tents at this popular Russian River hotel and spa are available Memorial Day weekend through October (from $235). Glampers enjoy queen platform beds with organic linens, lanterns, and boon breakfasts. There are also electrical outlets to charge up all those gadgets we travel with these days.

In addition to glamping tents, Boon Hotel & Spa offers a vintage motorhome (from $225). The boonito comes with a double bed and is available all year round.

14711 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, 707-869-2721, boonhotels.com

Highlands Resort in Guerneville

Chef and hotelier of Guerneville Crista Luedtke took over this historic LGBTQ-focused resort about a year ago with Christian Strobel, founder of Basecamp Hotels with boutique properties in South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City and Boulder, Colorado. (Luedtke also owns Boon Hotel & Spa.)

The Highlands, which has been around since the early 1920s in various iterations, offers 11 glamping tents, available April 1 through September 30 (from $159). The resort also has more than a dozen cabins – each with a different look – and traditional hotel rooms.

14000 Woodland Drive, Guerneville, 707-869-0333, highlandresort.com

At AutoCamp, guests can choose between staying in a stylish Airstream trailer or a luxury platform tent.

AutoCamp Russian River in Guerneville

At AutoCamp Guerneville, guests can choose between staying in a stylish Airstream caravan or a luxury platform tent.

The deluxe platform tents are available from April to October (from $199). Each canvas tent has a queen-size bed, an electric blanket for chilly nights, electrical outlets, lights, a cooler, and a patio with a fire pit.

AutoCamp Airstreams are equipped with a queen-size bed, a sofa that converts to a double bed, a full bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen and a patio with a fire pit. Choose between the Classic (from $199) and Premium Airstreams (from $249) located along a seasonal creek. Dog-friendly airstreams are available for an additional fee. call for reservations.

AutoCamp’s most budget-friendly glamping accommodation is the Happier Camper (from $169), a 42-square-foot motorhome that includes a double bed with plush linens, plus towels and robes, and a seating area private with outdoor fireplace. Spa-style showers and bathrooms are available in the AutoCamp clubhouse.

4120 Old Cazadero Road, Guerneville, 888-405-7553, autocamp.com

Wildhaven Sonoma bunk tents can accommodate two adults and up to four children. (Courtesy of Araceli Gonzalez)

Wildhaven Sonoma to Healdsburg

Just steps from the Russian River, there are 40 safari-style canvas tents to choose from (from $159) at this glamping spot. All tents are equipped with bed, sheets, towels, lights, electrical outlets, firewood and ice.

In addition to tents that have two queen beds, Wildhaven also offers bunk bed tents that include two sets of bunk beds and one queen bed. Well-behaved dogs are welcome for an additional $25.

Quiet hours, 10 p.m. to 8 a.m., are strictly enforced. There are clean, shared bathrooms and showers (including outdoor showers if you’re swimming in the river) and each site has a picnic table and a private or communal barbecue for cooking.

Guests can enjoy easy access to hiking trails, patio dining, alfresco wine tasting, and other outdoor activities. Alexander Valley wineries such as Medlock Ames are a stone’s throw away.

2411 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg, 707-283-7773, wildhavensonoma.com

NewTree Ranch in Healdsburg

This exclusive Healdsburg biodynamic estate focuses on wellness and sustainability. The poolside Ranch Estate is the only accommodation on the 120-acre property and features four bedrooms and a luxury tent with hot tub (from $4,000 a night, six-night minimum stay) .

NewTree Ranch offers a variety of wellness experiences, such as on-site farm work, kayaking, flower arranging, spa treatments and breathing exercises followed by an ice bath (also known under the name of the Wim Hof ​​experiment).

The ranch offers a plant-based culinary program, led by Chef Matteo Silverman, who sources ingredients for his dishes from the on-site biodynamic farm. (Guests pay extra for these meals.)

3600 Wallace Creek Road, Healdsburg, 707-433-9643, newtreanch.com

Safari West in Santa Rosa

Go on a safari on the Serengeti of Sonoma, then spend the night in one of 30 luxury tent cabins on the 400-acre African Wildlife Reserve (from $285). Imported from Botswana, the tents at Safari West have beds, bathrooms, polished wooden floors and private viewing decks.

Continental breakfast is included in overnight stays. Overnight guests receive a 10% discount on game drives.

3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, 800-616-2695, safariwest.com

Jess Lander contributed to this article.

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