Sign in
Mount Engadine Lodge Has Yurts For The Perfect Glamping Getaway

Leaves are changing and the weather is getting cooler so there's no time to waste in planning this glamping getaway to Mount Engadine Lodge. Start packing your coziest sweaters to spend the night in these adorable yurts hidden away in the Canadian Rockies.

Editor's Choice: Alberta Nurses Are Stuck In Isolation Without Pay Because Of A COVID-19 Outbreak

This spot is only a 2-hour drive west from Calgary and straight south of Canmore, nestled away in the scenic Kananaskis country. It has a ton of sleeping options beyond the unique yurts. You can also enjoy a room in the lodge, rent a cabin, or stay in their glamping tents.

Really, it's the perfect trip to run away for a weekend with friends or just you and your S/O.

Yurts originate from Central Asia and unlike when you go camping, staying in a yurt is more convenient and comfortable. 

These rustic dwellings are available to rent all year long (even in winter) and can sleep up to four people. 

One google reviewer described Mount Engadine Lodge as "a hidden gem in the Rockies."

For those wanting to visit in the colder months, don't worry, there's a propane heater to help keep you toasty.

But be warned, you are getting the “campsite experience” in the yurts, which means no washrooms or electricity.

However, if you're looking for something a little more glamorous, instead of a yurt you can rent a glamping tent.

This option is much more luxurious with a king-size bed, your own deck, and a gas fireplace. And yes, it has a bathroom which also includes a shower.

A total bonus to this whole experience is that gourmet meals are included. Who doesn't love getting spoiled? 

These yurts are right within the wilderness of the Rockies, giving you privacy and some one-on-one time with nature.

If you're wanting to explore on foot, there are a ton of stunning trails nearby. The Lodge has free snowshoes and fat bikes for you to use. 

Glamping would be such a unique, no-frills experience and the perfect getaway for you and your squad.

Dreamy Yurt Tucked Into The Rocky Mountains

via Mount Engadine Lodge



Address: 1 Shark Road, 35km south of Canmore, on Smith Dorrien Highway

Why You Need To Go: It's the perfect getaway for outdoorsy folks who want the luxury of sleeping in a warm tent and having all your meals served to you.

Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

Stay Informed
Get Calgary's latest and greatest stories every day straight to your inbox.

It's no secret that Canadian rental prices can be costly, and in multiple cities from coast to coast, the monthly cost for a one-bedroom has seen a recent jump.

According to the Zumper Canadian Rent Report that came out on September 15, a total of 14 cities from the West Coast to the East Coast have seen a recent uptick in the cost of rent.

Keep Reading Show less

Ontario isn't the cheapest place to rent in Canada, but some cities are more affordable than others.

The Zumper Canadian Rent Report came out on September 15, and according to its findings, "with a majority of cities growing in monthly rent prices, Canada's rental market seems to be experiencing a strong recovery."

Keep Reading Show less

New research shows that Vancouver is in the first place spot when it comes to rental evictions in Canada.

According to a report from UBC, the West Coast city beats out other big cities, with Vancouver's five-year eviction rate at 10.5% compared to 5.8% in Toronto and 4.2% in Montreal.

Keep Reading Show less

Get ready for a bit of a price hike when it comes to your monthly bills because B.C.'s rent freeze is officially coming to an end starting January 1, 2022.

To help out renters struggling to make ends meet, the province froze the price of rent at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measure was extended until the end of this year.

Keep Reading Show less