“For those hoping to tap into their Earth Mother side, this curated "glamping" weekend at El Cosmico hotel and campground in Marfa, Texas is just what the herbalist ordered. Offering cleansing soaks under the stars (featuring luxe products from cult-craze Fat and the Moon), workshops on healing plants and natural dye techniques…”
“Not every notable hotel has to come with an exorbitant price tag—or an elevator. This bohemian village, located in Marfa, Texas, offers guests the opportunity to spend the night in an airstream, yurt, teepee, or tent. Inside the fully restored airstream trailers, guests will find everything they need for a night of glamping, including dry goods, coffee, and enough sweet treats to satisfy everyone around a campfire.”
“El Cosmico is a particularly trendy and quirky hotel where the sleeping options range from yurts, safari tents, tepees, and even traditional rooms, to Airstreams – which are, if you ask me (and this list), the coolest option of the bunch. From a small 13-footer to a trailer measuring in at 42 feet long, come alone and mingle with this super hip crowd, or bring a group of friends and make a desert detox out of it.”
“Every year, a few thousand artists, musicians and long-haired Texas country boys, bound by the love of good music and great times, descend onto the far-out West Texas town of Marfa. Held for three days and three nights at the psychedelic campground El Cosmico, the Trans-Pecos festival is famous for its vintage travel trailers, tall canvas teepees, and safari tents.”
“Visitors are invited to camp at El Cosmico, the ultimate glamping destination that also takes part in Marfa Myths, another stylish multimedia festival. If the music doesn’t draw you to Trans-Pecos, the other offerings will: there will be massages and acupuncture on-site, a welding basics workshop, and a marketplace of vintage and new clothes. Plus: a ferris wheel!”
“In the middle of this cowboy country is El Cosmico, a creative retreat/campground with safari tents, Sioux-style tepees, Mongolian yurts, and a retro Airstream trailer. There’s no restaurant, so go for chilaquiles at Cochineal, then check out art exhibits at the Chinati Foundation and shop for ceramics at Mano Mercantile.”
Long before the small West Texas town became famous for its fake Prada store (which is actually located some 37 miles northwest of Marfa near a town called Valentine), it was known for its offbeat charm. And even with a total population hovering around 2,000, Marfa is part small-town, part world-class art destination thanks to the ubiquitous footprint of the late Donald Judd, the minimalist artist who settled here in the 1970s.”
"During our four-day road trip, our home base was El Cosmico, a quirky hotel and campground on 21 acres, filled with vintage trailers (Beth and I stayed in a 24-foot, 1950s Branstrator with a turquoise-painted top), Sioux-style teepees and yurts. Sara and Miriam holed up in a bright pink 1953 Vagabond trailer."
"An extension of Austin-based hotelier Liz Lambert’s collection of tepees, tents, yurts, and vintage trailers known as El Cosmico, the Brite Building embodies the same creative spirit but has actual walls and doors."