Ayamaya Pop Up Tent Full Review

Ayamaya Pop Up Tent pitched outdoors

Today we will delve deep into the Ayamaya 4-6 person family tent. Designed as a dome-shaped pop up, it has some clever features sprinkled throughout its large frame, and its reasonably priced for a tent of its stature.

Receiving notoriety online with its positive performance on the field, at a glance, this looks to be a really well performing pop up tent. Which is pretty hard to find in the myriad of cheap festival tents and changing tent.

Easily spotted due to its unique color theme, equally available in the common green theme, but we love this khaki version. So without further ado, let’s take a closer look.

For our full list of pop up tents, check out our dedicated article.

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Original Ayamaya Pop Up Tent
ayamaya Pop Up Tents with Vestibule for 4 to 6 Person - Double Layer Waterproof 3 Season Easy Setup Big Family Camping Tent - Ventilated Mesh Windows Quick Ez Set Up Dome Popup Tents (Green)
ayamaya Pop Up Tents with Vestibule for 4 to 6 Person - Double Layer Waterproof 3 Season Easy Setup Big Family Camping Tent - Ventilated Mesh Windows Quick Ez Set Up Dome Popup Tents (Green)
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Ayamaya 4-6 Person Pop Up Tent

Ayamaya 4-6 Person Pop Up Tent

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Our First Thoughts

Comfortably sleeping a family of 4, we think this is the perfect size tent for this amount of people, and any more would feel over overcrowded and borderline claustrophobic.

While its center height doesn’t allow for full upright mobility, we don’t feel this is a make-or-break issue when considering this tent, as there is still plenty of room to move around freely.

With 2 color choices, an almost instantaneous pitch time, and an attention to detail when it comes to its functional features, we think any serious camper would love to get inside this tent for a long weekend or two.

Tent Details

Type

Pop Up Dome

Dimensions

12.5 x 8.5 feet (106 sq. ft.)

Weight

11.9 lbs.

Height

53.5” Center height

Capacity

4 to 6 People

Price

$149.99 USD

Season

All Season

Assembly

1 Minute Setup Time

Materials

Tent & Rainfly – 190T Polyester

Floor – 210D Oxford

Poles – 7mm Fiberglass 

Waterproof

3000mm Integrated Rain Fly

4000mm Floor

 

Pack Size

34.65” x 34.65” x 1.18”

Warranty

2 Year Limited Warranty

Overview of Features

  • Can Be Setup in Seconds
  • Large Interior for Multiple Mattresses
  • Entry Area / Vestibule Space for Storage 
  • 4 Season Camping
  • Integrated Rain Fly & Superior Hydrostatic Head
  • Multiple Venting Points for Increased Airflow
  • E-Port Access
  • Available in Multiple Colors

 

What We Love – Our Top 3 Features

ayamaya pop up tent with vestibule

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GOLD QUALITY – Pizza Pops

Pop up tents have the distinct advantage of going up in seconds.

In the case of the Ayamaya, it is housed in a circular carrying case that resembles a cymbal bag. While many pop up tents require you to unfold the tent and push out the hubs to make the frame “pop up”, this model is even easier. In fact, you might actually be fighting to keep it from taking shape as you remove it from the bag. Once removed, all you have to do is literally toss it up in the air like you are pizza chef. 

ayamaya pop up features

The flexible circular pole design will automatically spring the tent into shape. All that’s left is to secure the structure to the ground with the provided stakes. The rain fly is integrated so you won’t need to spend any extra time attaching a tarp over the tent. Those who head to their campsite after work love pop up tents for their quick pitch, as most of the time the sun has gone down when they arrive. Pop up tents are also valued for their quick pitch during rainstorms, as no one wants to spend their camping trip soaked to the bone.

SILVER FEATURE – Stay Dry Inside

While this tent uses an integrated rain fly, don’t be fooled by its simple design. It has some serious waterproofing.

The Ayamaya is designed with a double layer of fabric, with a pocket of air in between. This not only helps to eliminate condensation from building up inside the tent, but also ensures you have more than just a thin piece of fabric between you and stormy weather.

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The entire structure is coated in 3000mm waterproofing, to help bead moisture and quickly roll it off the tent. Additionally, all windows and doors have a zipper and Velcro cover to seal things up tight. They also have zipper cuffs to keep moisture from seeping in the smallest of cracks, and heat-sealed seams are included throughout for the same purpose.

As for the tent floor, a 4000mm waterproof Oxford groundsheet helps keep water from soaking the base of the shelter. While this is a high-quality floor, we always recommend investing in a proper footprint for you tent to prolong its longevity.

BRONZE HIGHLIGHT – All Year Round

Most tents can perform well in 3 of the 4 seasons, Ayamaya’s design allows for this tent to be used year-round. The double layer of fabric that makes up the shell helps to trap warm air inside the tent, as there will be less heat transference.

ayamaya pop up ventilation

While the durable floor and waterproofing make it able to stand up to the demands of colder weather. Although, it’s not built with any thermal materials, it is air tight, and wearing the proper clothes, having warm blankets, and bringing along a small heater will make camping in the winter with this tent completely possible.

 

 

Main Overview – Breaking Down Every Detail

Lots O’ Space

There is no shortage of space in this pop up tent.

Designed for 4 people, it can easily accommodate families, multiple mattresses, and small furniture with its 106 square feet of space. Ayamaya claims you can stuff 6 people into this tent, but we wouldn’t recommend any more than 4, as you will have more free space this way.

ayamaya pop up waterproofing

The 53.5” center height is a bit low compared to some large tents, but it is still easy to move around if not fully standing up.In addition to the spacious interior, there is a small vestibule room in front of the main tent that can act as storage space for your gear and shoes. If you need to sleep someone in it you can, and it will also act as a great place for your pet to keep watch over you.

The Air in There

Ventilation in this tent is very good. The doors and windows have a mesh layer that can be left open for air to flow through. 2 front doors work with an adjustable rear vent to effectively cycle air.

ayamaya tent stakes and ropes

There are also ground vents that push air up and out the mesh windows for even more air flow. The windows and doors can also zip up for fine tuning the ventilation, or when you want some privacy in your tent.

High Quality from Top to Bottom

With a 190 poly taffeta shell, 210 denier Oxford floor, and 7mm fiberglass poles framing it, this tent ensures you are getting a lightweight, flexible, and durably crafted outdoor shelter. Additionally, waterproof coating is found all over and high-quality 2-way SBS zippers offer smooth operation at all times.

ayamaya pop up interior

Rounding Out

Storage pockets, gear lofts, as well as a port for you to run electrical into the tent are included as interior features. In addition to the provided guy lines and stakes, Ayamaya gives you a nice carrying case for transporting and storing the tent easily, as it compacts down to fit into small storage areas around your home.

ayamaya pop up carry case

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the warranty on this tent?

Ayamaya provides a 2-year limited warranty on the majority of their products. It covers manufacturer defects but not regular wear and tear use.

What are the dimensions of the carrying case?

When packed up, the case is relatively small at around 34.6” in diameter, and 2 inches thick.

Does this tent come with a ground sheet?

The tent has a very durable 300D Oxford poly floor. It does not come with a footprint for the tent to rest on. We would highly recommend picking one up as a footprint will greatly increase the longevity of the tent floor, as it acts as a barrier so the floor isn’t directly on the ground.

 

Our Final Thoughts

This tent has a lot going for it, and at times has a few surprises up its sleeves.

Its large interior is enough space for most families or groups, and the design takes the traditional challenges that tents can pose (i.e. condensation build up), and answers them in innovative ways (i.e. double-layers).

A quick pitch, excellent waterproofing, and built to perform in all seasons, this is a tent that has a lot of upside, and might be the only one you will need for the foreseeable future.

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