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Off-grid luxury camps

A ultra-exclusive, luxury camp in the middle of nowhere offers an experience that no hotel, lodge, or chalet on Earth can match.

Done properly, a private camp in the middle of nowhere offers an experience that no hotel, lodge, or chalet on Earth can match. The location can be one that very few have laid eyes on, the interiors are a compendium of bohemian spirit, whilst the service; second-to-none. In light of the past year, we have seen emerging travel trends with an increased demand for privacy and seclusion from our clients. Intricate planning and knowledge of a region, coupled with a trusted on-ground team, means Pelorus can transport you truly off-grid, to a serene oasis and completely unique to you – wherever you desire.

When it comes to experiential travel and adventure, the term ‘luxury’ has a different meaning to different people. For some, it may be a totally stripped out back-to-nature experience, foraging for wild bounty on the shore; for others, an ensuite canvas tent with a white tablecloth supper and private chef. What makes these camps particularly special is that they are set up in off-grid locations, far from any artificial noise, light pollution, and people.

Exclusive Custom Built Camps

We have created some exceptional luxury camps for clients in some pretty awe-inspiring locations, from whirlwind romantic surprises to an incredible experience for a small group of business leaders. Find below, a couple of our favourite experiences which have involved a private and custom built camp set-up, offering an experience that’s totally unique and truly once-in-a-lifetime.

Rajasthan, India

Horseback Adventure, Aravelli Hills of Rajasthan India
Luxury Camp Set Up in Siyana Hills, Rajasthan, India

One of our most recent trips which involved a custom built tented camp saw Pelorus Co-Founder, Jimmy Carroll, accompany guests on an adventure through Rajasthan for a 60th birthday celebration. The group began their journey on horseback through the southern fringes of the Aravelli Hills; characterised by high plains, forests of juniper, unspoilt rural villages and ancient temples, towards their exclusive luxury tented camp, constructed solely for them and nestled into the seclusion of the Siyana Hills.

A unique stay like this offers a spectacular setting in a dramatic wilderness like no other; the perfect set-up from which to explore your surroundings. A highlight included a visit to a local village to meet the Rabari tribe, where they walked alongside them in a mesmerising experience.

Agafay Desert, Morocco

Private Camp, Morocco Desert
Morocco Camels In The Desert

An epic mission, at the request of adventure-seeking teenagers, saw a family embark on an high-octane dune buggy adventure into the Agafay Desert: Destination? Unknown. On approach, the desert mirage unveiled an elaborately decked-out custom-built camp, with Moroccan inspired interiors and a mesmerising dune backdrop.

The next morning, following an adrenaline-fuelled day and evening of alfresco fine-dining under the stars, the group enjoyed a relaxed breakfast in the isolated beauty of the desert before saddling-up for a leisurely camel ride to their next luxury camp, further off-grid.

Empty Quarter, Oman

Empty Quarter Bedu Camp At Night Dunes Desert Oman
Oman Empty Quarter Bedu Camp exterior

A memorable trip to Oman saw us traverse the desert landscape deep into the heart of the Empty Quarter and set up luxury Bedouin tents for our guests, who shortly made their arrival by helicopter. Tucked away from civilisation, these intimate and totally unique luxury camp’s earthy interiors echo Arabian folktales. Miles and miles of golden sand dunes and arid expanses stretching to the horizon and far beyond is utterly breath-taking and a small luxury camp set within this enormous landscape is the perfect spot from which to explore the undiscovered. As evening fell, they enjoyed dinner around a campfire in total seclusion, under a blanket of stars.

Bariloche, Argentina

kayak across a glacial lake to find this wild camp
table for two under canvas looking over the glacial lake

One particularly special day in the hushed haven of Bariloche started on horseback, as our honeymoon couple rode through mystical forests to reach a vast glacial lake. Here, they got into kayaks and paddled across to find their wild camp: a luxury dome tent tucked into the trees, lit by candles with a table under canvas overlooking the water. A private chef whipped up a concoction of incredible delicacies over a wildfire and an astronomer joined them as night fell to talk through some of the constellations overhead.

Highlands, Scotland

wild camp set up in a sheltered area of the vast beach
secluded, yet exposed to the wild elements of Scotland's Highlands

Late August, on a family holiday in the Highlands, our guests embarked on an intrepid RIB adventure to discover a variety of birdlife and explore uninhabited islands. As they neared the shoreline, rounding a section of craggy coastline, they caught a first glimpse of a surprise BBQ on the sandy swathes of a private beach; featuring a beautifully prepared table, sheltered under a luxury canvas tent. Here, their private chef cooked fresh lobster and scallops, all of which were caught a stone’s throw from where they were sitting – the epitome of modern and luxurious alfresco dining.

 

Boutique & Luxury Tented Hotels

For many, the idea of sampling a luxury camp experience as part of a wider itinerary is just as exciting. There is an ever-growing portfolio of luxury and remote properties in a private set-up, designed in the form of luxury tented camps in the remote areas of our world. These properties provide the ultimate sanctuary as they are often designed to blend seamlessly into the wild surroundings; be it the Arabian desert or Utah’s arid plains, Latin America’s tropical rainforest or the African bush – or maybe, a cosy camp in the extreme polar regions.

Below, we have selected our favourite luxury tented hotels.

Camp Kerala Exterior entrance

Luxury Tented Camps in the UK

If you are looking for an intrepid ‘glamping’ experience closer to home then look no further, as we have partnered with Camp Kerala to deliver the very best of adventure travel and hedonistic hospitality in the UK’s remote locations. Expect beautifully designed maharaja tents, exquisite service and delicious dining following a day of bespoke activities and experiences.

If this appeals to you, please contact a member of our team who will be happy to chat further.