Cabins

Get back to basics with these features on modern cabins. Whether you’re interested in renting one for the weekend or dreaming of moving into a tree house, explore these homes and get in touch with your earthy side.

These 14 Cabin Floor Plans Will Make Your Outdoorsy Dreams Come True
These 14 Cabin Floor Plans Will Make Your Outdoorsy Dreams Come True
These cozy layouts are fine-tuned for relaxing and enjoying nature at its finest.
A Log Cabin Kit Sauna Is Built Lakeside for a Post-Steam Plunge in Finland
By building a prefab sauna at water’s edge outside Helsinki, a Finnish family can take a steam, and then cool off with a dip in the region’s archipelago.
This Remote Shou Sugi Ban Cabin Gets You Up Close to Iceland’s Volcanoes and Hot Springs
Studio Heima’s Aska Cabin offers a minimalist retreat surrounded by geothermal wonders near the northern shore of Lake Mývatn in Iceland.
9 “Before & After” Cabin Renovations That Will Make You Look Twice
9 “Before & After” Cabin Renovations That Will Make You Look Twice
From salvaged A-frames to revamped desert dwellings, these transformations will give you cabin fever—in a good way.
This 100% Off-Grid Cabin in Chile Was Built for $165K
Completed in six short months, ZeroCabin Krul is a self-sufficient getaway near the Andes mountains and the Patagonian fjords.
A Remote Micro Resort in Finland Comprises a Trio of Timber-Clad Prefab Villas
Studio Puisto Architects devise prefabricated modular units that join together and blend with the surrounding forest in Hyvinkää, Finland.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Revives a 1963 Cabin in the Californian Sierras for $50K
San Francisco–based couple Tom McElroy and Scott Turco breathe new life into a dated retreat in the forests of Arnold.
A Tiny Timber Cabin Takes Root in a Russian Forest for $13.4K
Delo Design’s compact holiday cabin packs a kitchen, bathroom, bed, and storage into 120 square feet.
You Can Only Reach This Canadian Micro Cabin by Foot, Skis, or Snowshoes
Want to unplug? Consider booking a stay at this “elegantly rustic” off-grid retreat in the Laurentides region of Quebec.
A DIY Couple Turn a Rundown East Hampton Cottage Into a Bright, Beachy Retreat
Once a dilapidated 1950s dwelling, the newly renovated cabin features airy interiors, a new deck, and breezy, laid-back vibes.
These Eclectic Pods Nestled in a Chinese Pine Forest Imitate Their Natural Surroundings
These Eclectic Pods Nestled in a Chinese Pine Forest Imitate Their Natural Surroundings
Designed by ZJJZ Atelier, the shingle-clad pods—known as The Seeds—provide an off-grid retreat in a lush area in Jiangxi, China.
A Family of Five Adds a Whimsical Tree House to Their Slice of Paradise in Northern California
A rope bridge slung across a ravine leads to an imaginative retreat by San Francisco–based artist and designer Jay Nelson.
A Nearly Invisible “Hytte” Rises From a High Plateau in Norway
Snøhetta puts a contemporary twist on the traditional Norwegian ski cabin.
A Three-Level Redwood Deck Spurs a Spellbinding Link to Nature Near Cascade Bay
After purchasing a home on Harrison Lake in British Columbia, a local family uses sustainably produced redwood to nurture harmonious indoor/outdoor living.
A Surreal Mirrored Cabin Stands High Above the Earth in Sweden
Suspended on stilts, the Illusion Villa provides a bird’s-eye view of flora and fauna in Eriksberg Wildlife Park.
An Off-Grid “Quarantine Cabin” Near Barcelona Harvests Sunlight and Rainwater
Designed and built by a group of students in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Voxel allows its residents to operate self-sufficiently for 14 days.
Friends and Family Band Together to Build a 194-Square-Foot Cabin in Austria
Anna and Jakob Busch enlist the help of loved ones to construct a spruce-wrapped tiny home for $35,000.
A Remarkable Seaside Cabin in Connecticut Hits the Market for the First Time
Appearing like a prism at water’s edge, the secluded retreat was designed and built by architect Vincent C. Amore in 1971 to serve as his own space of inspiration.
You Can Sleep Under the Stars at These Glass-and-Steel Cabins in Latvia
The Ziedlejas Wellness Resort offers an unforgettable glamping experience—and the ultimate introduction to Latvia’s sauna culture.
Soak Up the Surf at These Remote Timber Cabins on the Chilean Coast
Perched on a steep hillside, a pair of secluded oak cabins blend into the rugged landscape of Navidad, Chile.
A New Zealand Couple Build a Tiny, Cedar-Clad Cabin for $72K
The 162-square-foot Hideaway is now up for grabs as they prepare to craft their next dream retreat.
A Spruce-Clad Family Cabin in Norway Hugs Its Cinematic Landscape
This 753-square-foot cabin by architect Jon Danielsen Aarhus is the getaway of our dreams.
This Tiny A-Frame Cabin Is Available for Less Than $20K
Mounted on a portable trailer, the prefab Bivvi Cabin promises maximum off-grid adventure with a minimal footprint.
This Loon Lake Getaway Is a Wabi-Sabi Twist on the Traditional Cabin
Drawing on Japanese, Scandinavian, and Shaker influences, Whitten Architects designs a decidedly non-rustic lakeside retreat in New Hampshire.
An A-Frame Eco-Cabin in Brazil Rises Among Towering Palms
The Monkey House, named for the capuchins that swing through the trees, offers visitors a lofted view of the rainforest.
This Cozy Cabin in the British Countryside Has Everything You Need for a Relaxing Weekend
Out of The Valley just completed their latest project, the Holly Water Cabin—and it’s available for rent.
A Sharp Chilean Cabin Shines Like a Gemstone
Nestled in a lush landscape, the solar-powered retreat cantilevers toward the ocean like a ship’s bow.
A Colombian Cabin Uses Shingles as Camouflage in Its Tropical Setting
Experimenting with prefab elements, designer David Del Valle and architect Amalia Ramírez create a weekend retreat outside Medellín.
A Scandi-Inspired Retreat in the French Countryside Comprises a Series of Monolithic Cabins
Situated at the heart of a Natura 2000 site, the newly open Breitenbach Hotel 48° Nord beckons travelers to bask in the region’s natural splendor.
A Family of Skiers Find Winter Bliss in a Cozy Cabin in Norway
Stellar views, local pine, and a Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired design combine in a compact cabin perched high in the Kvitfjell Mountains.