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Epic Places to Go Glamping Near San Antonio, Texas

Posted by
Cindy Brzostowski
August 29, 2021
Updated December 19, 2023

Glamping Spots Near San Antonio
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Glamping is about more than just being comfortable in the great outdoors. It’s easier, and a real time-saver: not having to set up a tent and cook dinner on a campfire gives you extra time to enjoy the destination.

On top of that, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to enjoy more of the outdoors without giving up basic amenities. And in San Antonio, glamping is quite popular, so you’ll find plenty of spots where you can leave the big city behind and enjoy more unique digs in nature where you’re still guaranteed a good night’s sleep.

Best Glamping Spots Near San Antonio – Our Top Picks

From retro trailers to safari tents, these are some of the top-notch places to glamp near San Antonio to consider for your next Texas glamping getaway.

1. Luxury Glamping Safari Tent

Luxury Glamping Safari Tent San Antonio
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Why you should stay: Be riverside in an attractive, decked-out tent on a 100-acre resort.

  • Location: Kingsbury
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $350/night

Part of Wahwahtaysee Resort, this luxury glamping safari tent offers easy access to the San Marcos River via the property’s three beaches.

The place may be called a “tent,” but the tastefully designed, white-and-blue interior looks much more like a chic hotel room. How hot or cold it is outside can heavily affect the experience with regular camping, but here, you don’t have to worry as the rental has A/C and heating.

By the kitchenette area, there’s a counter to enjoy your meals while admiring nature, though you can get even better views from your large private deck. The lux bathroom includes a spa tub along with the shower, but you’ll definitely want to try the outdoor shower, too.

If you’re in need of somewhere to glamp in San Antonio with a big group, this is a great choice as you can book all the tents on property to sleep up to 12 guests.

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2. Ruby

ruby San Antonio
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Why you should stay: Cozy trailer with bicycles next to a nature preserve.

  • Location: Cibolo
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $77/night

Not far from Randolph Air Force Base is Ruby, a cute ruby-red trailer to be your home base for exploring the area. You’ll be able to reach Crescent Bend Nature Park by walking less than a mile, and fishing fans can get to Cibolo Creek in less time than that. Anyone who feels like venturing further out can borrow one of the bicycles that come with the glamping rental.

When you’re back from exploring the area, fire up the grill, bump some tunes on the outdoor bluetooth speaker, and have yourself a little outdoor soiree. A pavilion roof covers the trailer, so you can still sit on your lounge chairs or at the picnic table if the hot Texas sun is blazing.

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3. Super Cute Retro Airstream

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Why you should stay: Retro trailer with a private hot tub near Jacob’s Well.

  • Location: Wimberley
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $145/night

This cheerfully decorated retro Airstream features bright yellow walls and cowgirl-patterned curtains. Inside, you’ll find comforts like a French press, small smart TV, and memory-foam mattress.

One of the highlights glamping in San Antonio at this rental is the private hot tub, even more romantic at night under the twinkle lights. And conveniently, there’s an outdoor shower next to tub to rinse off before bed.

When you’re not taking a dip, you can barbecue on the charcoal grill and enjoy your meal on your deck. As the evening goes on, move over the lounge chairs by the firepit for some s’mores and stargazing. Day or night, the hammock is a comfortable place to relax.

From the trailer, feel free to explore the trails on the property, which lead through the tree grove to a wooded creek.

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4. The Silo House

The Silo House San Antonio
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Why you should stay: One-of-a-kind stay in a former grain silo on the river.

  • Location: Rio Medina
  • Sleeps: 9
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $175/night

It’s not every day that you can say you slept in a silo. Once a grain bin, The Silo House now features plenty of living space for a sizable group. There are two bedrooms plus a communal area with a living space and kitchen, spread across multiple levels so no one feels too cramped.

Aside from everything going on inside, the Silo House also offers great outdoor space across it’s 12-acre property. If the weather is right, feel free to take out one of the kayaks or tubes, head out for a swim, or jump into the river from the rope swing. It’s just a short walk to the water.

While this property can sleep nine people itself, you can also rent the three RVs on-site to bring along even more friends and family.

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5. The Glass House

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Why you should stay:  Sleep under the stars in a cozy bed on a private ranch.

  • Nearest town: Hondo
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $226/night

Fitting with its name, The Glass House has large windows on three sides so you can appreciate your beautiful Hill Country surroundings even when indoors. But if you really want to be one with nature, you can actually roll the bed outside and sleep underneath the starry skies. Want to take the romance up another notch? Get a fire going right next to your bedside. It’ll make your old inflatable camping pad look pretty weak.

For more lounging, head over to the tank pool for a dip or stretch out in the hammock. There’s also a cozy covered corner on your patio for reading a good book or enjoying a cocktail made with local whiskey. The property has a hot tub in the outdoor common area, too; you just need to make sure to reserve your time there in advance.

Since this stay is located on a 72-acre ranch, you’ll have all the privacy you’d want, even with the other rentals on site.

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