This #festivalfriday is all about #glamping. Love music and festivals but don’t want to give up your creature comforts? Take a look at our guide to the most luxurious accommodation options available to make it your perfect festival getaway.

Set high atop the Kobetamendi Hill offering breathtaking views across the beautiful city of Bilbao and its inviting golden, sandy beaches, BBK Live is the perfect festival to combine with a city break. There are many Airbnb or hotel options across the city positioning you perfectly to explore Bilbao’s vibrant bar & restaurant scene and sample the Basque region’s famous Pintxos and local Rioja. If you’d rather stay on site, why not go for the BBK Live glamping option where you can stay in a beautiful ready-pitched bell tent which offers mattress, duvet and all those luxuries as well as a daily buffet breakfast and a welcome cocktail to top it off. Bilbao BBK Live will showcase acts including Arcade Fire, Pixies, Foals, New Order, Underworld, Tame Impala, Four Tet, Erol Alkan, Ame, Red Axes, M83, Years & Years, Hot Chip, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Soulwax & more. Check out the glamping option here.

Bilbao BBK Live takes place from 7-9 July 2016. 3-day tickets from £93 available at

With shimmering sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and guaranteed sunshine, Electric Elephant offers the perfect festival getaway. Camping under the stars on the Adriatic coast is one of the most idyllic festival camping experiences around, but if you are after something a little more why not opt for one of the glamping options EE has to offer? Camp Shikar offers pretty and spacious Shikar tents that can sleep 4 and are big enough to fit an elephant inside! If you want to abandon camping all together why not stay in one of the on-site apartments equipped with air-conditioning allowing you to still get the best of the festival but with somewhere a little more comfortable to lay your head after your day spent soaking up the rays and partying. Acts taking to the decks for EE16 include me, Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Boo Williams, Craig Charles, Greg Wilson, Kerri Chandler, Laura Jones, Jacques Renault, Psychemagik, Steffi and Todd Terry. Take a look at accommodation options here.

Electric Elephant takes place from 7-11 July 2016. 5-day tickets from £110 available at

Taking place in an unspoiled atmospheric coastal setting amid stunning woodland, Positivus is one of the most idyllic festival escapes out there. Why not make the most of your trip and stay in one of the onsite VIP wooden houses which offer access to electricity, a comfy mattress and a place to lock up your belongings. If the thought of having to pitch a tent is what you dread then the festival offers a rent-a-tent service with pre-pitched tents, perfect for those on a lower budget. Festivalgoers can dip their toes in the Baltic sea or take in the atmosphere in a hammock beneath the trees whilst enjoying artists such as Air, Ellie Goulding, Grimes, Haelos, Hot Chip, Iggy Pop, John Newman, Mark Ronson (DJ Set), M83, Richard Hawley, San Fermin, Seinabo Sey, Years & Years, Wolf Alice & more. Check out the options here.

Positivus takes place from 15-17 July 2016. 3-day tickets from £70 available at

Just a short ride away from the Serbian capital Belgrade, the beautiful Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad provides the perfect setting for EXIT Festival. Enjoy the festival with a stay at Hotel Leopold I situated on the festival site on the Danube riverbank offering luxurious accommodation in a Baroque building with views across the Danube and Novi Sad. The festival will showcase the likes of hip hop hero Wiz Khalifa, pop superstar Ellie Goulding, indie rockers Bastille, grime act Stormzy and many of the biggest names in electronic music, including Richie Hawtin, Dave Clarke, Jackmaster, Marco Carola, Nina Kraviz, Wilkinson, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Solomun and Sigma. Check out other hotel and hostel options here.

Exit Festival takes place from 7-10 July 2016. 4-day tickets from £79 available at

Taking place on the sun-kissed golden sands of Zeebrugge Beach in Belgium, WECANDANCE fuses together the very best in music, food, art and style for a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Why not make it a trip to remember and treat yourself to a luxury cabin? To make it even more appealing the cabin comes with a drinking voucher worth €50 for you to enjoy. If this isn’t luxurious enough, you can always opt for an Airbnb in one of the neighbouring villages near the sea and a short distance from the festival. An exceptional lineup of quality electronic music and hip hop, this year’s festival features acts including Dixon, DJ Tennis, Eduardo Castillo, Jamie Jones, Maribou State, Recondite, Roy Davis Jr, Pachanga Boys, Young Marco, Vaal and more as well as an international range of signature dishes developed by premium restaurants and chefs, expert mixologists and roaming sommeliers. WECANDANCE is a chance to really spoil yourself.

WECANDANCE takes place from 13-14 August 2016. 2-day tickets from £65 available at

Set in a 266 acre paradise complete with it’s own forest lit up with fairy lights, Sziget is the ultimate festival-holiday experience. Make yours even better by choosing from one of their many glamping options. With everything from it’s very own ‘Flexotel Village’ where you can choose a flexotel room or flexotent, to a VIP campsite equipped with it’s very own swimming pool, phone charging points and wifi for those instagramers amongst us. Other options include VIP wooden houses with your very own power outlets, mattresses and curtains, perfect for getting those extra few hours if you’re weathering a hangover from the night before! There are also Farmhouse and Accordion House packages available combining the festival atmosphere with a comfy stay as well as wooden huts and deluxe pre-settled caravans, the choice is yours! For their 24th edition Sziget are excited to welcome sensational pop superstar Rihanna, singer-songwriter Sia, British music icon Noel Gallagher, plus Muse, Bastille, Jake Bugg, Bloc Party, David Guetta, Chvrches, The Last Shadow Puppets, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Travis Scott, Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon, MØ, Sum 41, Molotov, Crystal Castles, Wilkinson, Aurora, Oscar and the Wolf and many more. Take a look at the different options here.

Sziget takes place from 10-17 August 2016. 7-day tickets from £175 available at

For those that really can’t give up their creature comforts, Oasis is the festival destination for you, offering hotel packages which are the perfect luxury retreat and a true fusion of festival and holiday. The sizzling Moroccan sun ensures a laid-back festival vibe by day as guests cool off in the pool, unwind with daily yoga and massage, enjoy authentic local street food, and revel in the spectacular views of the nearby Atlas Mountains. As night falls, the dancefloor brings the heat, as the finest DJs and live acts perform under captivating star-lit skies. Acts for 2016 include Radio 1 star B.Traits plus David August, Dixon, Derrick May, Dubfire, Eli & Fur, Helena Hauff, Hunee, Job Jobse, Tale Of Us, The Black Madonna and Virginia. Packages start from £183pp, view them here.

Oasis takes place from 16-18 September 2016. 3-day tickets from £120 available at

Mysteryland takes visitors on a creative journey, combining the finest electronic music with an extensive arts and culture line-up. With camping options available for 2, 5, 7 or 9, you and your friends could all sleep under the same roof in one of the beautiful Tipi’s offering comfortable beds, a Mysteryland sleeping bag, table and chairs and a solar lamp. You’ll also receive your very own Mysteryland bathrobe which is your’s to take away at the end of the festival. You can also opt to stay in one of the romantic ‘birdsnests’ with a comfy bed and luxurious linen. Both packages include your festival ticket to see big name acts like Diplo, Martin Garrix, Sam Feldt and Afrojack alongside underground heroes Seth Troxler, Dave Clarke, Detroit Love (Carl Craig b2b Stacey Pullen), Green Velvet, Karenn, Tom Trago and Surgeon ft. Lady Starlight. Check out the different options here.

Mysteryland takes place from 27-28 August 2016. 2-day tickets from £95 available at

Emily Segameglio | Global Publicity