lifestyle /travel Camp Sarika by Amangiri, become one with wilderness at Canyon Point, USA Nestled in the midst of 1,483 acres of wilderness in the middle of the Utah desert, Camp Sarika holds a maximum of 30 guests in 10 tented pavilions.

A short hike or drive from Amangiri, amid an unearthly 600-acre landscape of towering mesas, slot canyons and rust-coloured sands, the tented retreat of Camp Sarika promises an intimate, back-to-the-wild experience in the desert heart of Utah. The camp’s cluster of 10 canvas-topped pavilions, each with a private plunge pool, centres on a shared lounge, restaurant and pool area – an enclave of meditative seclusion in one of the most geologically dramatic places on Earth.

Camp Sarika by Amangiri, become one with wilderness at Canyon Point, USA

Camp Sarika seems truly set apart from the rest of the world, a place where the sense of connection to nature is much stronger than the ties to modern city life. Experience a new frontier, an atmosphere characterised by community and peace, with yoga and meditation sessions held outside in an environment of soul-stirring natural beauty.

Camp Sarika by Amangiri, become one with wilderness at Canyon Point, USA
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With five national parks and the Navajo Nation Reservation in its immediate proximity Camp Sarika is a unique entry point into the wilds of the Old West, with guided desert and mountain hikes on its own trail system, a programme of slot canyon expeditions and a bespoke Sarika via ferrata route. At night, the campfire blazes into life, and residents gather for storytelling sessions beneath the vast star-shimmering sky.

Camp Sarika by Amangiri, become one with wilderness at Canyon Point, USA
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Camp Sarika is a self-contained retreat unto itself as it features a restaurant, main pool, lounge and a pair of spa suites at its heart. Surrounded by canyons and mesas, the wilderness encampment combines the simplicity and solitude of the desert with the thrill of exploration and adventure – as well as all the facilities, amenities and activities on offer at Amangiri.

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