16 Domes Under $100 for a Breathtaking Glamping Experience
Vacations are made for getting away — not just physically, but mentally. If you're looking to slow down and recharge, these Glamping Hub domes from all over the world will surround you in a bubble of nature, literally. They're all unique to their location and at under $100/night, incredibly affordable. Best of all, they'll let you completely immerse yourself in the outdoors, whether you prefer to be in the forest, on a beach, or in the mountains.
Cozy Dome, Lynchburg, VA ($78/night): This cozy dome is located on an 11-acre property just 20 minutes outside of Lynchburg providing a quiet escape that's not too far from civilization. Outside, guests can enjoy their own fire pit and picnic table for al fresco dining.
Unique Vacation Dome, Durango, CO ($91/night): Surround yourself in Coloradan nature at this dome that sleeps up to four. It's walking distance to the Trimble Hot Springs for when you want a warm afternoon soak.
Geodesic Dome, Punta del Diablo, Rocha, Uruguay ($67/night): Beachside glamping was never more fun at this resort in Uruguay. The domes have private terraces where you can sit, soak up the sun, and enjoy the ocean views.
Unique Dome Structure, Napoli, Campania, Italy ($56/night): Perched on a cliff facing the Bay of San Francesco, this dome will make you feel like you're living on the edge of the world. During the daytime, you can explore the beaches and historical cathedrals on the island of Ischia.
Super Dome, Concepción, Bío Bío, Chile ($90): This dome is half made of windows and has a spacious deck, so there's no excuse not to take in spectacular views of the Andes Mountains.
Glamping Dome, Chopta, Uttarakhand, India ($57/night): Experience the Himalayan mountains from a spacious two-story dome in India's Chopta Valley. The family domes sleep up to four people and the group domes sleep up to eight, and they both come with private terraces to take in the mountain views.
Unique Glamping Accommodation, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain ($62/night): You'll feel like you're sleeping in a bubble in this sphere that's suspended in a forest in southwestern Spain. You're also just steps away from the beaches of the Huelva coast and next door to the Portugal border.
Custom-Built Dome, Póvoa de Midoes, Coimbra District, Portugal ($68/night): Immerse yourself in a forest bathing experience by staying in this dome, which is surrounded by oak trees and has two outdoor showers, a private terrace, and a covered outdoor kitchen. Guests can rent canoes and kayaks to use on the adjacent Mondego River or explore the nearby Serra da Estrela and Caramulo mountain ranges.
Remote Dome, Rabat, Malta ($81/night): Go off-the-grid at this dome, which is set on a working permaculture farm in a small rural village in Malta. Guests have the opportunity to wander through the vegetable gardens and terraced land and also take part in the day-to-day farming.
Romantic Dome Getaway, Limón, Limón, Costa Rica ($90/night): Enjoy both beach and jungle in the fishing village of Manzanillo, which is located in the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife and Marine Refuge. Explore the rainforest outside your door, where you may spot sloths, spider monkeys, and various birds. The nearby beach has waves made for surfers.
Eco-Friendly Bubble, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico ($33/night): Kick back on a king-size bed and gaze directly up at the stars inside this clear-ceiling dome. There is a bathroom and communal kitchen nearby, and the white sand beaches of Playa del Carmen are just steps away.
Unique Dome Rental, Ko Pha-Ngan Island, Southern Thailand ($54/night): Relax on the lush island of Ko Pha-Ngan, just a couple of minutes from the beach. There's a garden and hammock, and the dome is also Alexa-enabled for a nice high-tech touch.
Glamping Getaway, Cavinti, Luzon, Philippines ($64/night): These domes sit right on Lake Lumot and provide unobstructed access to the water (kayaks are available for use).
Unique Dome, Tizapan El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico ($51/night): There are three different-sized, eco-friendly domes on this property in Jalisco, which is along the largest natural lake in Mexico. Each dome is made with all-natural and recycled materials. Outside there is also a large palapa for lounging.
Peaceful Dome, Duitama, Boyacá, Colombia ($97/night): Escape city life and head to this quiet dome in the mountainous area of Boyacá in Colombia. There is plenty of natural beauty nearby, including lakes and national parks.
Fabulous Dome, Granada, Andalusia, Spain ($50/night): You'll feel one with nature in this wood dome, which is near the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Spain. The property also has a communal garden for guests to enjoy.
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Lesley Chen is a California native who writes about travel, health/fitness, and other lifestyle topics. She has a serious case of RBF and exercises mainly to balance out an aggressive candy addiction.