Glamping (luxury camping) at Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Gulf State Park Campground
As one of the area’s most popular campgrounds, Gulf State Park offers several ways to comfortably camp. If you prefer sturdy shelter, the main campground offers 496 RV sites with full hookups, paved mats, picnic tables, and a pedestal grill. Park facilities include 11 air-conditioned public baths, laundry facilities, and a camping store for all your outdoor essentials.
If you want to glamp in a more traditional style, Outpost Campgrounds at Gulf State Park are the perfect combination of primitive and chic. Your military-style tent stands on a raised platform, featuring smooth hardwood floors and four comfortable beds to keep you dry and sand-free. Outpost guests enjoy exclusive access to bathrooms and a rustic on-site shower, plus a nearby sink to keep your dishes (and hands) perfectly clean.
Perhaps the most glamorous aspect of your Gulf State Park adventure is the location. Whichever method you choose, guests enjoy easy access to a park packed with great amenities for all ages. You can hike the beautiful nature trails, cool off in the park’s swimming pool or paddling pool, watch a game on one of the sports fields, and more.
Sugar Sands RV Complex
True to the tradition of glamping, this retro-themed RV resort transports you to a simpler era while immersing you in modern comforts. The park has 82 RV sites, each with hookups for electricity, water / sewer, and even Wi-Fi. Spacious cushions measure 22 ‘by 60’, providing plenty of room for one. extra comfort like outdoor chairs, fireplaces, tables, etc.
The architecture may be inspired by the mid-20th century, but the resort’s amenities are fully modern. You won’t have to stray to enjoy a resort-style swimming pool, children’s play area and wading pool, community fire pit, fitness center and more. There is also a large recreation center with a full kitchen and a bath with private showers for your convenience.
Buena Vista coach station
This Orange Beach RV resort is the true definition of a “glamp-ground”. The expansive sites are available in multi-level packages, from standard (but spacious) lots with cushions and pedestals to upgraded sites that can include tiki huts, outdoor barbecues, private hot tubs, and even complete 1 or 2 cabins. bedrooms. Whichever site you choose, large lawns and luxurious landscaping provide privacy and great outdoor living.
Of course, camping goes beyond the tent – and Buena Vista offers plenty of amenities to get you away from your relaxing home. The resort has a resort-style pool with a lazy river and slide, an indoor heated pool with hot tub and fitness center, a designated dog park, and more. If you want to enjoy more traditional outdoor activities, cast a line into the park’s fully-stocked five-acre lake or explore miles of stunning nature trails in the adjoining Gulf State Park.