• Chhatra-Sagar, India
  • Rivers Floating Lodge
  • Sal-Salis, Australia
  • Chiawa-Camp

I want to stay in a...tent

Go glamping – posh camping – on your honeymoon: the cosiness of being under canvas without any of the sacrifices

1 Chhatra Sagar Nimaj, Rajasthan, India

This handful of beautiful hand-stitched tents, decked out in handcrafted furniture and traditional block-printed motifs - is scattered on the banks of a remote wildlife-festooned lake. Watch the sunset from your private waterfront terrace or sample traditional Rajasthani dishes around the campfire.

While you're there… Organise local village visits and bird-watching tours, then strike out to Rajasthan's highlights: tranquil Pushkar (110km), the 'blue city' of Jodhpur and pretty-in-pink Jaipur (230km).

From Rs21,780 (£273) pn with meals and activities; www.chhatrasagar.com

2 Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Tofino, Canada

This remote eco-safari outpost in the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve is accessible only by private seaplane from Vancouver. The 20 deluxe prospector-style tents are hidden under the rainforest canopy or dotted along the water's edge, providing an idyllic base for a unique wilderness adventures - staff will personalise activities for you, such as kayaking, whale- and bear-watching, fishing and climbing

While you're there… Linger in lovely Vancouver and head into the Rocky Mountains, by train, helicopter or on foot.

From C$4,750 (£2,915) for three nights, all inclusive, including seaplane; www.wildretreat.com

3 Patagonia Camp, Chile

Built on wooden stilts, these quirky yurts, with private viewing platforms, overlook enormous Lake Toro and the awe-inspiring Paine Massif. Cosy, with heating and hand-woven blankets, these en-suite dome tents are a fine base for exploring Patagonia.

While you're there… Delve into Torres del Paine National Park, then sail further south, through the Beagle Channel to Tierra de Fuego.

From US$1,700 (£1,058) pp for three nights, all inclusive; www.patagoniacamp.com

4 Rivers Floating Lodge, Cambodia

The only way to reach these billowing-white African-style villas, hidden deep in the southern Cambodian jungle, is by boat along the Tatai River. The boutique tents float at a quiet bend, each with its own balcony from which to sample Khmer fish specialities and watch the sun set.

While you're there… Trek through the foothills of the Cardamom Mountains and kayak along mangrove waterways. Then head for the beach at Sihanoukville or to capital Phnom Penh (a four-hour drive) to fly north for the timeless temples of Angkor.

From US$135 (£84); www.ecolodges.asia

5 Chiawa Camp, Zambia

On the banks of the Zambezi, this family-run camp holds prime position in Lower Zambezi National Park. Wooden-floored tents contain opulent net-draped beds and classic furnishings; roll back the canvas walls to reveal timber verandas and unrivalled game viewing, as the animals come to the water outside your windows to drink. After a day's safari - by jeep, boat or foot, with award-winning guides - you can dine al-fresco on a sand bank in the middle of the river.

While you're there… Combine a safari here with rafting at Victoria Falls. Lusaka is a 35-minute flight from Chiawa.

From US$565 (£352) pppn <?> all inclusive; www.chiawa.com

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