Are you looking for something a little different for your next getaway? These unique accommodations and lodging properties might be just what the doctor ordered. Whether it’s stargazing or the star treatment you’re after, El Dorado County offers some fantastic alternatives to a typical hotel.

Unique accommodations El Dorado County

Camp Lotus Tipi

The Tipi is a genuine teepee that sits along the South Fork American River at Camp Lotus. Guests can enjoy a fully furnished double bed along with reading lights inside, and a private picnic table and firepit outside, along with amenities like hot showers, espresso, and warm muffins. The Tipi’s proximity to the river and surrounding private area makes it a perfect location to relax and recharge!

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Camp Nauvoo

Camp Nauvoo is a hidden gem just 10 minutes from Placerville’s Historic Main Street. It boasts over 80 secluded acres that includes a beautiful meadow with year-round Weber Creek running through it. It’s an idyllic location for anyone that loves the outdoors. Besides standard tent sites, Camp Nauvoo also offers two teepees (one family-sized) and two safari tents, perfect for glamping!

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Reverie Retreat

If a luxe yurt with a spa/pool and sunset view is your idea of bliss, you’ll want to put Reverie Retreat on your bucket list. With 32 acres of seclusion, Reverie Retreat boasts stunning views to the west with spectacular sunsets and a full view of the night sky. Two ponds and a stream provide the opportunity for swimming, fishing, or dunking your feet in the cool delicious water. There’s a fire pit for evening socializing and a high power telescope for stargazing along with full-service farm-to-table dining.

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Seven-Up Guest Ranch

A working ranch for over 150 years, Seven Up Guest Ranch features authentic log cabins with covered porch, wood floors, and hot country-style breakfast nestled in the Fair Play Wine Region. Breathe the clean ranch air from your rocking chair while you relax. No need to rough it though, as each cabin has a private bath with showers, refrigerator and microwave, air conditioning, and heating. 

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Vineyard Estate Home at Hart2Hart Vineyard & Winery

This spacious country estate sits on 120 acres of beautiful rolling hills and vineyards in the Coloma Valley.  With five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a large gourmet kitchen, it’s ideal for a girls’ getaways or a family gathering. Plenty of pampering can be arranged including onsite massage, yoga, and personal chef and catering services. Plan your stay to include one of the fun Friday night events at Hart2Hart with live music and dancing or stroll down to the tasting room and outdoor patio for Sangria Sundays. Exceptional hiking, whitewater rafting, and rich gold rush history are just a few minutes away.

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Casa Bella Verde

A luxury home more your speed? Enjoy complete privacy in your own 1,500 square foot luxury home perched high on a hillside near Coloma at Casa Bella Verde. Large sliding glass doors lead you to your own private terrace where you can gaze at the jaw-dropping panoramic views of the majestic Sierra mountains, gently rolling hills, and bucolic vineyards that fill the landscape. Guests have access to a fully-equipped fitness center with a private shower, a gourmet kitchen, swimming pool, and a sweeping patio area with a full outdoor kitchen.   

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The Bunkhouses at Coloma Resort

Coloma Resort, located on the South Fork of the American River, is surrounded by the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. It’s an ideal location for a weekend (or longer) adventure, located close to whitewater rafting, hiking and biking trails, and historical programs. The Bunkhouses consist of a main room furnished with sturdy twin size bunk beds. All bunkhouses have heating, air conditioning, electric outlets, and a private bathroom with shower. Some Bunkhouse units are even pet-friendly!

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