African-Themed Safari Tent for Glamping in West Virginia

Safari tent in Hico, WV

3 guests • 2 beds

4.9
5 reviews

This beautiful safari tent is ideal for glamping in West Virginia. Weekend getaways here will be an amazing experience and the retreat is located 10 minutes from the center of the newly designated New River Gorge National Park. Three guests can be accommodated as there is a king-size bed and an additional futon sofa. There's a full bathroom and all linens and towels are kindly provided by the hosts.

The hosts provide several thoughtful additions to ensure a comfortable stay in West Virginia including a dining table with chairs, AC, a kitchenette area with a fridge, a hot plate, and a coffee maker. Other handy amenities include a TV with Dish Network and Wi-Fi. Outside, glampers even have a fabulous hot tub on the deck where they can take in their scenic surroundings in style.

Let us know if you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or honeymoon and we will add a special surprise for you to enjoy!

During their stay in West Virginia, guests will be able to enjoy some stunning areas of natural beauty and some local attractions including the world-famous New River Gorge Bridge, Summersville Lake, and New and Gauley Rivers where glampers can go whitewater rafting, ziplining, hiking, and horseback riding.

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Features and services

Beds

  • 1 King-size bed

  • 1 Sofa bed

Most popular features

  • Pets allowed

  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • National Park

  • Heating

  • River, stream or creek

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Fridge

  • Forest

  • Mountain

  • Wildlife watching

  • Water sports

  • barbecue

    Private Barbecue

  • 1 King-size bed

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

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Where you will stay

Luxury camping in West Virginia: vacations in nature

Hico, West Virginia

Detailed location provided after booking

Scenic views
  • Gauley River National Recreation Area
    4 miles straight-line distance
    6 kilometers straight-line distance

  • Mountain

  • Forest

  • River, stream or creek

This peaceful property is centrally located in the enchanting New River Gorge area of West Virginia, which is widely known as the state's center of outdoor recreation. Glampers will find themselves nestled in a lush forest landscape only minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge. With several national parks and numerous rivers nearby, this site is an excellent base for exploring the region's abundant outdoor attractions. Both the New and Gauley rivers are just a short drive away, as is the Gauley River National Recreation Area. A bit further is the magnificent Watoga State Park.

While the picturesque forest setting of this property may feel like a secluded hideaway, glampers will be only 40 minutes from the charming city of Beckley, West Virginia. There, glampers will find plenty of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as the nearest major airport. Additionally, the capital city of Charleston, West Virginia, can be reached in just over one hour by car.
Activities near Hico
  • Swimming

  • Winter sports

  • Water sports

  • Biking

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • kayak

    Whitewater rafting

  • zip-lining

    Zip-lining

  • Fishing

  • Wildlife watching

  • Golfing

Surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of West Virginia's diverse landscape, glampers will find no shortage of options for outdoor recreation during their stay. The area's plentiful bodies of water provide fantastic conditions for water sports and leisure activities such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and even whitewater rafting. Those who prefer to stay on land can go hiking and mountain biking along the hundreds of miles of scenic nature trails in the area. Adventurous glampers can go horseback riding, zip line through the treetops, or rent a motorcycle.

In the fall, glampers will be able to view a breathtaking display of colorful foliage, while winter months are ideal for snow sports including downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Other popular activities include golfing, paintball, and taking a scenic drive along the famous 180-mile stretch of highway on Route 60.

For a break from the great outdoors, glampers can visit one of the friendly nearby towns or drive to the city. With close proximity to the forest, the water, and the city, there is something nearby for glampers of all ages and interests.
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Property reviews

4.9 overall rating
Overall experience
5.0
Cleanliness
4.8
Activities
4.8
Nature surroundings
4.8
Uniqueness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
5 Reviews

Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: From 04:00 PM

  • Check-out: 10:00 AM

House rules

  • Pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • Parties allowed

  • Events allowed

  • Open fires allowed

  • Minimum age to rent: 21

Cancellation policy

Non-Refundable

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

This accommodation does not offer free cancellation

Additional info

If guests plan to arrive after 17:00, they are kindly asked to inform the host. If an after-hours check-in is required, keys will be left for guests at their cabin.

Smoking is not permitted inside the rentals. No pets or small children under six years of age.
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