The Nomad tipi is our most rustic tipi: get in touch with nature without sacrificing comfort. The Nomad tipi has a full-sized bed, quality linens and pillows, electricity, WiFi, Keurig coffee maker, Berkey water filter, mini-fridge, detached shared bathhouse, and an in-ground fire pit with two chairs (sorry, wood is not included!). Located at the Arroyo campground near the Lotus tents.
The tipis are not a sealed environment. Critters can get into them—including scorpions, crickets, and other things with lots of legs. And yes, we share this beautiful landscape with snakes, though we’ve never had an issue. Believe it or not, it actually rains in the desert. A lot. While we do have long dry spells, we also have a monsoon season as well as occasional unseasonal, unexpected rain showers. And when that happens?
If you’ve never been in a tipi before, you may not realize it, but there is a big ol’ hole in the ceiling. No, there’s no way to seal it and rain does come in—the same goes for the front door. Because of that, we keep the very comfy beds covered in tarps before your arrival if rain is in the forecast. If it happens to rain, please be kind and cover that bed back up with the tarp. If you’re concerned with any of your belongings getting wet, just put them under the tarp as well. It’s a small price to pay to get to stay in these gorgeous tipis! Tipis aren’t for everyone so please do not reserve a tipi if these may be issues for you.