Recently, a global trend has caught fire that offers outdoor enthusiasts an upgrade on rest and recreation. It’s called glamping (short for glamorous camping) and North America’s finest provider of this indulgent vacation experience will open its fifth and most extravagant camp on June 1: Cliffside Camp. The Resort at Paws Up® has continually pushed the envelope with innovative glamping design and amenities, and at Cliffside Camp they have gone all out.
Situated atop a majestic cliff that overlooks the Blackfoot River and boasts the most expansive views on the entire 37,000-acre ranch, the aptly named Cliffside Camp will feature a dining facility and lounge, as well as six safari-style luxurious tented accommodations ranging from 605 to 977 square feet. Each tent will be privately nestled in groves of the surrounding pine trees. Four tents will feature two-bedrooms with a king bed in one and two twin beds in the other, making them ideal for families. The remaining two tents will be designated as “honeymoon tents” and will feature a copper tub at the foot of a king bed, making them the quintessential romantic accommodation.
Each tent will include an ensuite bathroom with double sinks, heated slate flooring and large, glass-enclosed showers. Decks with comfortable seating provide a front-row seat to Mother Nature’s daily and nightly performances. Each tent also features an air-conditioning unit to ensure personal climate control, hardwood flooring and electricity.
Centrally located at Cliffside Camp will be an impressive, private dining pavilion that will not only include restaurant-style seating, but also a comfortable lounge area with couches and a fireplace. A private camp chef will prepare delectable cuisine, while a camp butler attends to all of the guests’ needs, from preparing gourmet s’mores in the camp’s fire pit to assisting guests with the planning of their daily itineraries. Additionally, guests will arrive at Cliffside Camp in style, after travelling through a charming covered bridge that crosses over Elk Creek.
“Year after year, we continue to see increased demand for our luxury tented camps,” stated Larry Lipson, owner of The Resort at Paws Up. “When designing Cliffside Camp, we incorporated insight from our guests and valued travel professionals to create the optimum level of luxury and singularity.”
Rates for Cliffside Camp start at $1,475 per night based on two adults and include three meals daily.
Additional Glamping News At Paws Up
New for 2013, each of the six tents at River Camp will feature ensuite bathrooms. Four two-bedroom family tents will now be available, in addition to two one-bedroom tents. Kids, teens and adults will all enjoy the new dedicated game room located at River Camp featuring ping-pong, foosball, video games and a special play area tailored to young children.
Guests at Moonlight Camp will enjoy “on-(camp)site” no-tech, fun old-fashioned family games and activities like tetherball, bean toss/baggo, horseshoes, footballs and soccer balls, traditional scavenger hunt games and complimentary mountain bikes for exploring. Complimentary horse-drawn wagon rides for Big Sky stargazing will be available Monday-Friday at 9:00pm.
In 2012, Paws Up introduced a new accommodation concept by adding a private tent just outside a selection of their luxury homes. These furnished tents gave families the unique opportunity to enjoy the perfect adventure for big kids, little kids and parents who want to be a kid again for a night. Because of the demand for this experience, Paws Up will add private tents to two additional homes, making a total of seven available for guests.
For reservations, please call 800-473-0601 or visit www.pawsup.com. The Resort at Paws Up is also on Facebook and Twitter @Paws_Up.
About The Resort At Paws Up
Opened in 2005, The Resort at Paws Up combines luxury with unforgettable adventure on 37,000 acres of untamed Montana wilderness steeped in Lewis and Clark history. The Resort at Paws Up offers accommodations for a maximum of 225 guests in 30 tented glamping accommodations and 28 well-appointed vacation homes, ranging from two-bedroom Meadow Homes and three-bedroom Wilderness Estates, to the charming, private four-bedroom Morris Ranch House. Paws Up is located in the heart of the Blackfoot Valley in western Montana, just 35 miles from Missoula International Airport. For more information, please visit www.pawsup.com or call 800-473-0601.