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5 Must See Yurt Camping Rentals

June 22, 2022

Yurt camping is a one-of-a-kind experience that is made possible by the nimbleness of yurts in beautiful and scenic places. Finding a yurt camping rental can be tricky and you often have to book them weeks if not months in advance of your desired travel time, but they can provide some Instagram-worthy views. Here’s a round-up of the top five must-see yurt campaign rentals:

  1. Oso Blu Vacation Rentals
  2. Western Maine Yurts
  3. East Zion Resort 
  4. Wylder Hope Valley
  5. Elements Arctic Camp

From California to Maine and even Norway, Shelter Designs has sent yurts across the globe that have turned into fantastic yurt camping rentals. You don’t have to take our word for it, check them out for yourself!

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Oso Blu Vacation Rentals 

Five 40’ yurts in Garden City, Utah

Oso Blu Vacation Rentals turned our 40-foot yurts that are 1,256 square feet into glamping yurts that have a total living space of 1,556 square feet. These luxury glamping yurts provide all the amenities of a modern home and include some incredible perks:

  • Two bedrooms
  • Loft area for sleeping and star gazing
  • Full kitchen
  • Complete bathroom with two toilets, walk-in shower, two sinks, washer and dryer
  • TV with streaming services
  • Fireplace

Western Maine Yurts 

Eight 24’ Big Sky yurts located in Bethel, Maine on 128 acres.

These yurts offer 4-season use and are close to the Androscoggin River for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. Hiking, backpacking, and snowshoeing are all options at Mahoosuc Land Trust, Bethel Community Forest, Grafton Notch State Park, Evans Notch, and other White Mountain National Forest parcels. Other amenities include:

  • Solar-powered
  • Heated farmhouse-style bath house
  • Outdoor seating and walking trails

East Zion Resort

Seven 24’ and three 20’ yurts in Orderville, Utah

Located on the hillside of East Zion Resort, guests will find everything they need for an unforgettable stay. Each yurt includes:

  • Ac/heating and power 
  • Two king beds and a sofa bed in our larger yurt layout
  • One king bed and a sofa bed/sitting area in our smaller yurts
  • Amenities such as a microwave, coffeemaker, two-burner electric stove, small refrigerator and freezer, dishes, and pots and pans are included
  • Bathroom area with hot and cold running water, a toilet, and a unique shower

Wylder Hope Valley

Five 20’, one 24’, one 16’ Big Sky yurts in Hope Valley, California

Seven custom built, fully furnished yurts with electricity, water, and plumbing. Hiking, fishing, and mountain biking are all available surrounding the property. Other amenities include:

  • 20’ and 24’ Yurts include ​​electricity, water, and plumbing
  • Yurts include a bathroom with soaking tub, propane fireplace and oak floors

Elements Arctic Camp

Two 20’ yurts near Tromso, Norway

These yurts are nestled on the island of Rebbenesøya north of Tromsø city.  Experience world-class kayaking and hiking on guided tours in Norway’s northernmost archipelago. They are ideal for families and small groups looking to experience something truly unique. The yurts are insulated and heated with paraffin and wood-burning stoves for 4 season use and also include: 

  • Four beds  
  • A fully-equipped kitchen with gas oven and gas fridge with a mini freezer

Looking for yurts for sale? If you’d rather have your own yurt instead of just going yurt camping, you’re in the right place! Shelter Designs is your premier yurt manufacturer and can help you purchase your own glamping yurt or dive right in to yurt living. Easily compare prices and building materials with other yurt builders on our website.

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