The Ammarin Bedouin Camp , a village located about 6 miles north of Petra, Jordan, is the real deal. With a large common area comprised of airy, shady tents and low-rise tables, all campers cozy up in the evenings for dancing, drinking, traditional music and local food prepared and served by the Ammarin people. You'll see some of the clearest night skies available on the planet and then retire to your mattress to slumber snuggled up to your one and only.
Operated under the Beidha Tourist and Archaeological Cooperative, the Ammarin Bedouin Camp offers a range of services to its guests. One night camping in a Bedouin tent costs about $160 per person, but you can pitch your own tent if you want and pay extra for access to amenities and services.
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Tiny and affordable, The Jane Hotel in New York City does a remarkable job of cramming luxury into a small pod. Best known as the space where the rescued Titanic crew stayed, The Jane has been revamped into a quirky, modern hotel, with each room packing style and comfort in as if they were meant to be that small. The largest room is a whopping 250 square feet, with a teeny-tiny private terrace and an en suite bathroom, starting from $209 a night. A more standard cabin features a single bed—making sure you and your partner have to get really close—plus a shared bathroom, starting from an easy $79 per night.