Getting away from it all doesn't have to mean foregoing the perks of civilization. An increasing number of luxury camp sites, which combine the joy of not working remotely with the comfort of, well, comfort, allow travelers to have their cake and eat it on a porch with a view. Want to enjoy nature and hot water? Not a problem. The world's best camps have electricity, feather beds, butler service, wine cellars, and a lot of acreage. Here's a look at some of the finest luxury camping experiences available across the globe.
Camp Okuti, Botswana
Run by safari veterans Ker & Downey, Camp Okuti is based in the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, one of the most game-packed protected areas in Africa. The campsite has space for just 18 guests, who stay in house-sized, gorgeous, raised tents called "mosasas" with hardwood floors, indoor and outdoor showers (with hot and cold running water), private toilets, and an incredible array of plush furniture. Because of the nearby river there are safaris that go out by land and into the delta by water, allowing visitors to get shockingly close to grazing and drinking antelopes, zebras, and countless birds. [From $464/night all-inclusive; kerdowneybotswana.com]