New glamping experience on Governors Island offers boat rides, seafood dinners, yoga and more

Posted On Wed, May 1, 2019 By

Posted On Wed, May 1, 2019 By In Getting Away

Image courtesy of Collective Retreats.

A new option for summer fun without leaving the city begins today: Urban camping on Governors Island kicks off its summer season, courtesy of Collective Governors Island. The activity-packed retreat experience includes private boats, new menus, kids’ activities, wellness programs and more, plus a chance to sleep under the stars with stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and New York skyline while enjoying plush beds with 1,500 thread count sheets, private en-suite bathrooms and decks, electricity and wi-fi.

Governors island, glamping, camping

For its 2019 season, the close-to-home retreat has a long list of new perks, including new private boats for harbor tours and private transport to the island, public programming and newly-crafted menus that include fresh seafood, brunch, picnics, snacks and s’mores.

Governors island, glamping, camping

Governors island, glamping, camping

Guest accommodations include Summit tents equipped with a private en-suite bathroom and a private deck.

Governors island, glamping, camping

Governors island, glamping, camping

In the style of the old-time Catskills summer retreats, visitors can choose from a full slate of daytime and evening activities including harbor tours with a curated picnic basket,  scavenger hunts, lawn games, dance classes, crafting, yoga and meditation and a campfire.

Governors island, glamping, camping

Governors island, glamping, camping

Governors island, glamping, camping

Starting in July, Three Peaks Lodge will be open to the public, offering dinner, bar and weekend brunch with new menus focused on farm-to-table family style meals. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining overlooking Lady Liberty and the Manhattan skyline with a menu that features local clams, shellfish and fluke with a Mediterranean soul. The beverage program will emphasize New York spirits and female winemakers.

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