Yurts are one of the hottest styles for upscale camping or “glamping.” If you’re looking for a portable, affordable, comfortable and charming alternative, check out a yurt tent.
If you’re wondering about the differences between the various glamping styles and the specifics of yurt tents, you’re not alone. Read on to learn more about this useful tent that is becoming increasingly popular. Let’s get started!
What is a yurt tent?
Where A yurt tent is pretty simple. It combines certain aspects of a typical yurt and a traditional tent. In terms of space and style, it is a step above a standard tent, but below the average yurt, providing less durable shelter and protection from the elements.
Where and why are yurt tents used?
Many people think of a yurt or yurt tent as luxury camping or “glamping. But versatility and portability are two of the strengths of yurt tents, so you can use them almost anywhere and for almost any event!
These include business or personal retreats, small barbecues or parties, or a great extra space in your backyard for everything from a kids’ play area to a home office. The possibilities are almost endless, the only limits are your imagination and interests!
This is in contrast to traditional yurts, which are much more difficult and time-consuming to dismantle, transport and reassemble.
Can you live in a yurt tent?
While a yurt tent offers more comfort, space and protection from the elements than a regular tent, it is generally not a full-time living space.
They offer less protection from the elements and intruders such as vermin or animals than a standard yurt. They are also less stable than a true yurt because a central pole and guy ropes support the structure, as opposed to the lattice “skeleton” of a yurt.