Treetop Safari Tent Perfect for a Glamping Getaway in Idyllwild, Southern California

Idyllwild, California (United States)

Treetop Safari Tent Perfect for a Glamping Getaway in Idyllwild, Southern California

Safari Tents
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed

Verified host

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  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
This safari tent is nestled on an elevated deck in the trees of Idyllwild, California, and offers a truly superb glamping getaway in nature. The tent is made from canvas and features a wood frame and wooden floors throughout. Inside, there is a California king-size bed with an electric blanket and heater for those chilly winter evenings.

The tent opens onto a private deck that boasts sensational views of the valley below and the lush canopy of trees surrounding the tent. Here, glampers can sit back in the Adirondack chairs and enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine as the sun sets. There is a propane barbecue for those delicious al fresco dinners and a hot tub awaits glampers and offers a luxurious experience. Just a short walk from the tent, the outdoor bathroom comes with hot and cold running water, a composting toilet, and a shower in the trees. Towels are provided by the hosts.

Hiking trails abound in the area and offer wonderful sights and sounds, while the village of Idyllwild is just as impressive with a vibrant art and food scene.


  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • 1 King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Linens and pillows
  • Hammock
  • Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Barbecue
This unique glamping experience offers modern conveniences to make any discerning glampers feel right at home during their stay. Inside the safari tent, glampers will find wooden floors and insulation as well as amenities such as a comfortable bed, an electric blanket, and a heater. Outside, there is a private deck with a propane barbecue and a hot tub.

The outdoor bathroom is about 25 yards from the tent and comes with a composting toilet and a shower in the trees.

Guest Services

There are lots of good dining options in Idyllwild (eight minutes from the tent). The Red Kettle is perfect for breakfast, and Higher Grounds is great for coffee. Idyllwild Brew Pub is great for guests searching for some awesome beer brewed on site, and great food. Ferros, Gastrognome, and Cafe Aroma offer a higher end lunch or dinner. Middle Ridge Winery has a wide range of tastings. However, guests should notes that there are a number of other options.

Location + Surroundings

  • National Park
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River, stream or creek
This safari tent is nestled high above the trees on a quiet boulder in Idyllwild, California, and offers a superb glamping experience. The village of Idyllwild is located in San Jacinto Mountains of California and offers a powerhouse of outdoor recreation for glampers to enjoy. Local attractions in the area include the Mount San Jacinto State Park, San Bernardino National Forest, Suicide Rock, and Idyllwild Park.

Driving from San Diego is two hours. LA is three hours Mon-Fri (due to a detour until Sept), two hours on the weekend. GPS will route guests correctly. The nearest international airport is about a 50-mile drive, in Palm Springs, while San Diego can be reached in just two hours.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Meditation on-site
  • Climbing
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife watching

This glamping experience is located in Idyllwild, a picturesque village in the San Jacinto Mountains of California. The area is surrounded by wilderness and national parks and brims with outdoor recreation all year round. During spring, the scent of wildflowers fill the air and the lakes teem with a variety of fish. Lake Fulmor is great for trout fishing, while Lake Hemet is stocked with rainbow trout, catfish, big-mouth bass, and bluegill.

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail is a 38-mile trail that crosses Goat Rocks Wilderness and Packwood Glacier and is very popular during the summer months. Furthermore, mountain biking and rock climbing opportunities abound and popular rocks include Tahquitz and Suicide. When the snow falls, the area turns into a winter wonderland with some of the best backcountry skiing adventures in Southern California.

Idyllwild offers an impressive array of things to do and experience when staying here. The village brims with a fantastic art scene, vintage stores, and some great eateries including Cafe Aroma and the Idyllwild Brew Pub. There are live music spots and wine tasting tours in the area as well.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Pets allowed

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Well-behaved pets are welcome.

Campfires are prohibited.

The composting toilet has no plumbing and relies on separating liquids and solids. All glampers, including men, must sit to allow the toilet to convert all waste into fertilizer. There is a silent fan that runs constantly.

There is a propane heater in the tent, which can be used on the deck as well.

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