Summer vacation season is still in high gear and sometimes a quick weekend getaway with friends camping is even better than a trip to Playa del Carmen. Glamping though takes the camping experience to a more luxurious level. No more weird smelling sleeping bags or eating food out of a sketchy cooler. Your glamping experience may consist of running water, toilet, hot shower and/or a full kitchen. Here are 10 essentials to Glamping in style.
1. SHELTER CO. TENTS
SHELTER CO. provides a luxury lodging experience at your destination of choice. All packages are fully customized to each client’s needs.
Their Luxury Tents Sleeps 2 adults and comes with: Full bed with real mattress Down comforter and pillows, Wool Pendleton Blanket, Bedside table, Lounge seating, Area rugs, Lighting
2. CASCADES CARDBOARD COOLER BOXES
Cascades ThermaFresh Cardboard Cooler Boxes are the new alternative to the basic Styrofoam coolers. Not only is there a waterproof lining in these coolers and 70% made out of recycled material, going green while glamping that’s a perfect match.
3. HAIR ACCESSORIES
Dry shampoo, headbands, braids, and headscarves help you keep the chic. For a great dry shampoo to keep the hair looking fab throughout the weekend try Oribe dry shampoo. For the easy do’s try braids with a beach wave HERE and throw on a headband or head scarf to spice up the look.
4. CONVERTIBLE BACKPACK
Alexander Wang has a fantastic piece, the Marti convertible backpack that turns from backpack to side saddle, which is convenient for this weekend getaway. It is a little of a splurge but definitely worth it and can be used for many different occasions.
5. Rosa Deer Watercolor Poncho
Rosa Deer Watercolor Poncho- When glamping you always want to be prepared for rain, instead of carrying around an umbrella pack a cute poncho like the Rosa Deer Watercolor Poncho.
An easy go to but a fun and fashionable look while still being comfortable. Rag and Bone makes great pair of boyfriend jeans for both guys and ladies that are reasonably priced and can transform from outdoorsy to a night on the town.
Beats Pill is a travelable set of speakers that links up to any mp3 player like the ipod or phone with Bluetooth connection. They are small, compact and very easy to stow away and they come in many different colors so you can pick which one suits you.
8. Minnetonka Moccasin
Minnetonka Moccasins are perfect for the outdoors and are also a cute accessory for any outdoorsy outfit. Bring a pair of fringe boots and a basic pair of moccasins on the trip and you are all set.
9. The “Anything” towel
10. REI Expedition -20 Sleeping Bag
This sleeping bag features goose down insulation, water-resistant/breathable shell & A double zipper system for temperature fluctuations. Glamping!