JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Glamping Indonesia sites are sprouting like mushrooms and the West Java city of Bandung has gotten in on the trend.
Glamping is a term for glamorous camping and this booming trend in accommodations offers one way for you to spend your year-end holiday this month.
Kompas.com has selected the top six glamping Bandung providers with prices ranging around $68 (Rp 1,000,000) for you to consider.
1. Glamping Lakeside Rancabali
Our first pick for glamping Bandung locations takes you to Jalan Raya Ciwidey – Patengan Nomor KM 39, Rancabali. This glamping Indonesia site is famous for its forests that surround the whole vicinity.
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There are tour guides for regular or specific activities in addition to a slew of recreational activities such as a city tour, educational outdoor activities, and entertainment facilities.
As one of the glamping destinations in Indonesia, Lakeside Rancabali boasts several room types including the Sayang Heulang Resort for up to six people and its Lakeside Tent Resort which fits up to two people.
Its Family Tent Resort and Keong Tent Resort each fit up to four people. Prices at this glamping Indonesia site ranges from $75 (Rp 1,100,000) - $137 (Rp 2,000,000) per night.
2. The Lodge Maribaya
Our second pick for glamping Bandung locations can be found near the infamous Lembang area of West Bandung Regency.
Previously known as The Lodge Earthbound & Adventure Park, the exact location of the place is in Desa Cibodas Maribaya.
While glamping destinations in Indonesia have recently emerged, The Lodge Maribaya has been around since 2005 although it originally served as a campsite and outdoor adventure site.
Since 2016, it has upped its accommodation and tourism game by providing a fancier way of spending a night through its glamping concept.
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Each tent is shaped as an onion or pumpkin further complemented by the availability of a mattress, pillow, sleeping bag, towels, and shower amenities.
The scenic outdoor location at this glamping Bandung site offers some great ‘Instagrammable’ points, but guests can also try out thrilling activities such as its Zip Bike, Valley Swing, Bamboo Sky, Sky Tree, and more.
This glamping Indonesia site rents tents starting from $41 (Rp 600,000) per night which excludes access to outdoor activities and the photo spot.
3. Sari Ater Hotel & Resort
What makes Sari Ater one of the best glamping sites in Indonesia is its geographical location which is at the foothills of Mount Tangkuban Perahu.
Our third choice for glamping Bandung sites is ideal for nature lovers as it is surrounded by spectacular views of a tea plantation and pine forests.
Sari Ater Hotel & Resort is a camping park taking influence from the glamping trend. Its Musang Tent costs $65 (Rp 950,000) per night while its Rajawali Tent can go up to $184 (Rp 2,700,000) per night.
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The prices are in line with the facilities and services guests have such as a hot spring, paintball and golf area, horse-riding recreation, a tennis court, a volleyball and basketball court, a jogging track, and a mountain biking area.
Only a 30-minute drive from the center of Lembang, the exact location of this glamping Indonesia site is at Jalan Raya Ciater, Subang Regency, West Java.
4. Pine Forest Camp
Our fourth glamping Bandung choice brings you to Suntenjaya which is located nearby Lembang.
In keeping with its name, guests will find themselves at the heart of a pine forest thus you can expect plenty of outdoor activities to engage in.
You can book a standard camp for $41 (Rp 600,000) per night/per tent which can fit up to three people at this budding glamping Indonesia site in West Java.
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If you are bringing a crowd of at least 20 people, you can take advantage of their group package which charges $6.15 (Rp 90,000) per person.
5. Trizara Resort
Our final glamping Bandung location of choice is the Trizara Resort which is located at Jalan Pasir Wangi, Lembang, West Bandung Regency.
There are plenty of glamping accommodations to choose from including its Zana type that is great for young couples or travelers with a maximum capacity of two people.
Its other glamping accommodations range between $75 (Rp 1,100,000) - $123 (Rp 1,800,000) per night.
Finding things to do at this glamping Indonesia site is easy as it offers yoga, meditation, boxing, bike riding, and outdoor Zumba services.
(Writer: Yana Gabriella Wijaya | Editor: Yuharrani Aisyah)
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