We love the idea of glamping: We want to be as close to nature as possible and spend the night on high-thread-count sheets. So that’s why we’re psyched about Cabanas Cuatrocuatros, a new Mexican resort that’s built on the edge of a vineyard.
Just a two-hour drive south of San Diego, the resort has 12 luxury wool-and-cotton tents that look like something from Out of Africa. Except they all have air-conditioning, minibars, fireplaces and queen- or king-size beds with buttery soft linens. Tents, which begin at $150 a night, are brightened with textiles from San Miguel de Allende, a colonial town known for its skilled artisans. And each one has a deck to watch the sun set over 40 acres of vines.
You can drive 20 minutes to the ocean for deep-sea fishing, but we’d be inclined to stay put and have the on-site oenologist explain the microclimate’s early ripening effect on Sauvignon Blanc grapes and enjoy rack of lamb with couscous and vegetables under the stars.
Cabanas Cuatrocuatros, El Tigre, Tijuana-Ensenada Highway, kilometer 89, Ensenada, Mexico; 52-646-1746-789 or cabanascuatrocuatros.com.mx