Looking to get away from it all? What about a weekend trip to a cabin? Cabins are a super hot travel trend at the moment, and AllTheRooms has rounded up eight stunning cabins around the world, which are perfect for a winter getaway or getting off-the-grid in the summer. From cute cabins in Canada, through to beach-front cabins in Norway, here are our top picks.
1. Curved Cabin, Vielle-Tolouse, France
This stunning, curved cabin in Vieille-Toulouse, France, will have you racing to the hardware store to start building your very own. The cabin features a curved outer wall and honey wood-colored paneling. It has an outer terrace that overlooks the nearby rolling hills and is the perfect place to unwind with a cold beer. The interior design of the cabin has been kept simple and fresh, with wood walls and wooden flooring paired with white furniture.
2. Shabby-Chic Cabin, Joshua Tree, California
This rustic cabin in the desert in Joshua Tree is so highly rated it even made an appearance in the New York Times in January 2017. The recently renovated cabin was originally built in 1955 and features a shabby-chic design, with a roughly painted exterior that includes its original green paint. Meanwhile, the interior of the cabin has been kitted-out using recycled materials and vintage furnishings. It’s located in the desert wilderness of Joshua Tree, with stunning, panoramic views. If you’re looking for the perfect way to experience the desert, this is the cabin for you!
3. Seafront Cabin, Oslo, Norway
This seafront cabin in Oslo, Norway, offers up tons of inspiration for cabins and beach houses. The cabin has a seafront location and comes complete with an outdoor area that includes a grill, a hot-water outdoor shower, heated lamps, tables and chairs. The interior of the cabin was re-designed by architect Andreas Tingulstad, who cleverly maximized every square inch of the small cabin. It’s been decorated in a beach-theme, with white walls, and striped furnishings.
4. Wine Valley Cabin, Templeton, California
This gorgeous, rustic cabin is tucked away in the rolling hills of California’s Paso Robles wine valley. The cabin was a former military bunker from the 1970’s that has since been moved and renovated. The cabin has a dark-wood exterior and a beautiful outdoor space with a gas fire pit and BBQ. Inside the cabin, the walls are painted in a rustic coffee-color and there’s plenty of shabby-chic furniture.
5. Unique Cob Cottage, Mayne Island, British Columbia
The Cob Cottage in Mayne Island was once listed as one of the top wishlisted Airbnbs in the world and it’s easy to see why. It’s a rustic retreat that has been hand-sculpted with local, natural materials. The cabin has a large, curved ceiling which gives it an interesting, mushroom-like appearance. The interior of the cabin features a rustic design, with rickety stairs that lead to a bedroom located on the second floor.
6. Incredible A-Frame Cabin, Steven’s Pass, Washington
This stunning A-Frame Cabin showcases cabin architecture at its best. The hut is located in a peaceful woodland near to the Steven’s Pass Ski Resort in Washington. It’s 1,100 square feet and has been built in a classic A-shape design, with enormous windows that reach to the roof. It has a large living room, complete with a stand-alone fireplace that you can snuggle up beside after a long day exploring the woodlands and nearby mountains. The cabin can sleep up to six guests across two bedrooms.
7. Black Cabin, Mosfellsbaer, Iceland
This newly renovated beach-front cabin in Mosfellsbaer, Iceland, is the perfect place to visit during the winter. The wooden cabin has been painted black and dark green, mirroring the black-sand, volcanic beaches of Iceland. The cabin features an open-plan living room complete with a cozy fireplace and it can sleep up to four guests.
8. Serenity Cabin, Huntsville, Ontario
The incredible Serenity Cabin sits in a secluded location, right by Otter Lake in Huntsville. It’s a serene place, with only kayaks, canoes and sailboats passing through — meaning there is virtually no man-made noise. The cabin sleeps up to 12 people and features 25 foot-high ceilings with an A-shape design. There’s tons of space in the cabin, and the owners have kitted it out with yoga mats, a ping-pong table and an outside bonfire space.
About the author:
Carmela Rodriguez is a journalist from London who swapped the rainy UK for the sunshine in Medellin, Colombia. She is currently a content writer for travel start-up AllTheRooms.
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