Stay in a luxurious tent on a New York City island for the primary time this summer time

If you wish to get out into nature – however not too far – a brand new luxurious retreat will allow you to camp out underneath the celebrities with out leaving New York City.

The view from Governors Island is simply one of many causes to go to. Image by Timothy Schenck/ Courtesy of Collective Retreats

The first-ever seasonal in a single day lodging on the historic Governors Island will open up this summer time due to Collective Retreats. Governors Island beforehand served as a army base and was closed to the general public for 200 years. Since 2012, regeneration efforts have seen the opening of public parks stuffed with artwork, a hill lined in slides, fields of hammocks and naturally, unbelievable views of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. Travellers can get to the island by taking a free ferry that runs from Lower Manhattan.

The luxurious tents of Collective Retreats. Image by Collective Retreats

The new luxurious retreat will open in May, giving travellers an opportunity to go glamping on the island earlier than it closes for the season in October. The web site will have room for about 100 in a single day company – and can supply hotel-style service and eating on the web site. For a very spectacular event, the entire web site will be rented out for weddings or retreats. There may also be eating choices and a public area on the web site for programming, and actions for individuals visiting the island. Collective Retreats is even working with native teams to create occasions that can “act as a platform for the local community to experience the island in unique ways, such as live music, innovative dining, wellness retreats, thought leadership summits and much more”.

The “hammock grove” on Governors Island is simply one of many locations you possibly can spend you holiday hanging out. Image by Timothy Schenck/ Courtesy of Collective Retreats

There will probably be quite a lot of tent kinds accessible, together with non-public luxurious tents with en-suite bogs, or bell tens with shared bogs. The bogs have full-flush bathrooms, rain-style scorching showers and environmentally-friendly facilities. The new web site may also have weekday discounted charges that can start at $75 per night time, together with a brand new choose service mannequin that can start at $125 per night time.

Collective Retreats will convey you right into a luxurious wilderness retreat. Image by Collective Retreats

“Governors Island offers one of New York City’s most accessible getaways, and now, for the first time ever, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty and inspiring views from this magical place under the stars” stated Michael Samuelian, President and CEO of the Trust for Governors Island in an announcement. “As we continue to expand our season and the diversity of our offerings, today’s announcement is an important step towards realizing our vision for a year-round, 24/7 Governors Island for all New Yorkers.” Learn extra about Collective Governors Island or be a part of the wait-list for bookings right here.

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