A look at Moonlight, a company that creates luxurious campsites on demand

A look at Moonlight, a company that creates luxurious campsites on demand

The great outdoors is even greater when you’re bunking at one of Ontario’s plushest glamping getaways

Photographs courtesy of Moonlight

How much: From $250 for a weekend
Where: Elora, 416-540-4392, moonlightglamping.com
Travel time from Toronto: One hour, 30 minutes

Moonlight creates pop-up outdoor experiences for people who love camping but hate the schlep that comes with it. Guests arrive to a custom campsite, complete with dining sets, hammocks and hypoallergenic mattresses. Founder Talia Rose has over 50 tents that she pitches for couples in the Elora conservation area (for groups of 10 or more, she’ll set them up anywhere else in Ontario). Vintage Moroccan rugs line the floors of the tents, and bedside tables are topped with pretty lanterns and tea lights. Add-on options are endless: a fully stocked bar cart, outdoor yoga lessons or a private chef to grill up gourmet four-course Asian-fusion meals on a barbecue. Rose’s partner owns Four Fathers Brewing Co., so guests often receive little surprises in their tents, like a few craft IPAs or treats from the popular Elora chocolate shop Sweet Distractions.

Here’s one of Rose’s Bell tents:

And here’s another:

This one’s called the Lotus Belle, and it has a double bed:

The Lotus Belle Grande sounds like a Starbucks beverage, but it’s just a larger version of the Lotus Belle. It accommodates five:

This is the teepee, their cutest accommodation:

And here’s that outdoor yoga we were talking about:

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