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Glamping vs. Camping

Article: Cove Communities Blog

Camping can be a cringe-worthy term for some; it brings images of trying to put a complicated tent together, sleeping on the cold hard ground, or the endless search for a reasonable place to use the restroom. For these people, these stressors outweigh the benefits of being surrounded by nature’s pure unadulterated beauty. Thankfully there is a new wave of tent camping that includes Egyptian thread count sheets, modern furnishings, and oh yes: indoor plumbing. You get to indulge in the same services you would receive in a 5-star hotel, set in an idyllic wilderness.

History of Glamping

Glamping is a concept that blossomed with the trend of ecotourism and experience-centered travel.  When you break down the word, you arrive at its origin: glamour meets camping. All the amenities and comforts are still afforded to you in a luxurious setting – yet you are dozing off beneath a canvas tent and the great outdoors is one screened door of separation away. This truly unique travel experience has grown exponentially on a worldwide basis and now includes various styles of abodes and varying degrees of luxury.

Are you seeking a deeper sense of connection to the world around you? You wouldn’t be alone in this. People crave an experience that tells a bigger story: one that reminds us of where we came from and lets us escape where we currently are. When you glamp, expect to be surrounded by a stunning natural landscape without having to “rough it”. Enter: tent structures set in a beautiful landscape.

Now you can glamp within the natural beauty surrounding Point Sebago Resort in Maine. There will be four charming styles that will be sure to resonate with your adventure-traveler spirit.

The Serendipity – a Glam Tent Experience

Wake up to a glamorous retreat underneath a shimmering chandelier. Wander out to a shining sunrise above the pines. The Serendipity Glamping experience is all the glamour you want – away from the hustle and bustle of things you don’t need.

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A Night in The Serendipity Will Leave You Satiated

The Gadabout – a Boho Tent Experience

After a starlit night singing acoustic melodies and sitting around your campfire, retreat to your boho glamping haven. When you stay in the Gadabout Tent the sentiment is eclectic and relaxed. Experience a carefree stay where your wildest dreams come true.

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We’ll Cue up “Gypsy” By Fleetwood Mac and You Bring The Vibes

The Mainer – a Rustic Tent Experience

Experience Maine – the way life should be. The Mainer Glamping vacation is the rustic lodge style tent that is reminiscent of your family cabin, or the one you wished you always had. Throw your fresh catch on the grill and relax as you watch the sun go down beyond the horizon.

The Wayfarer – a Coastal Tent Experience

The picturesque Sebago Lake begs to be explored and enjoyed. When you need to make port in a relaxing coastal environment away from the cityscape: set a course for your relaxing getaway in the Wayfarer tent. Enjoy the tranquil blues and refreshing hues of your glamping experience.

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Sail Your Way to the Wayfarers Stay

One Word to Describe Glamping: “Magical”

Our four glamping sites are now available to book for the Summer season. There is no reason for you to sacrifice comfort when you stay in our fully furnished eco-tents with lighting and power. We invite you to explore the spirit of the outdoors while surrounded by a décor that soothes your soul – making this the balanced getaway you have been craving. Help us celebrate the magic of our glamping sites by booking your getaway with us!

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Glamping Starts Here: Experience the Magic at Point Sebago Resort