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You Can Now Stay in These Luxe Shipping Container Tiny Homes That'll Move Between Resorts

NRMA's new 'glamtainers' have landed on the NSW Central Coast until the end of autumn, before heading to Jindabyne for ski season.
By Libby Curran
October 13, 2020
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You Can Now Stay in These Luxe Shipping Container Tiny Homes That'll Move Between Resorts

NRMA's new 'glamtainers' have landed on the NSW Central Coast until the end of autumn, before heading to Jindabyne for ski season.
By Libby Curran
October 13, 2020
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If you're thinking small for your next domestic getaway, there's a new pint-sized accommodation option to add to that holiday radar. NRMA, aka the National Roads and Motorists' Association, has just unveiled two new stylishly-repurposed shipping containers it's calling 'glamtainers' — and they'll be making their home on New South Wales' Central Coast until autumn next year.

Easily movable and extendable in size, the seven-metre-long luxury tiny homes have room to sleep four, each boasting two queen beds, a full bathroom and a decent sized kitchenette. What's more, they're fitted out in style, with upscale features including comfy King Koil mattresses, plush linens, air-conditioning and attached outdoor entertaining spaces. No slumming it here, that's for sure.

Currently located at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort, the two new glamtainers are the work of Melbourne company GlamXperience, which makes a whole suite of glamping tents and mini retreats — and whose creations you might have spied at the likes of St Jerome's The Hotel and the newly launched Clifftop at Hepburn. They're designed to allow guests to experience staying amongst the great outdoors, without sacrificing comfort.

Bookings are already filling up fast for the glamtainers' debut stint on the NSW Central Coast, with prices starting from $180 per night.

And, because the entire concept of turning shipping containers into places to stay means they're easily portable, the pair of glamtainers will be packed up and shuttled off to NRMA's Jindabyne resort come late autumn — where they'll enjoy a second iteration during ski season.

The glamtainers are now available to book at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort. Head to the website to check availability and make a booking.

Images: Shan Rose Photography

Published on October 13, 2020 by Libby Curran

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