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.

A Fantastic Egg-Shaped Camping Pod Along the Loire Estuary
A Fantastic Egg-Shaped Camping Pod Along the Loire Estuary
Based on the travels of a beloved French naturalist, Mr. Plocq's Caballon is a rounded cabin that takes a page from both naval and aircraft carpentry.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
 - a year ago
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
At the end of a winding country lane on the north coast of Cornwall, England, is a quirky vacation rental that combines modern aesthetics with bucolic charm.
 - a year ago
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge nestled in the cypress trees.
 - a year ago
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.
 - a year ago
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that opportunity—while also providing some much-needed...
 - a year ago
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
 - a year ago
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
A dated A-frame cabin in Lake Tahoe is updated with a monochromatic palette.
 - a year ago
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.
 - a year ago
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at the water's edge.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
On Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand, the Tent House sits among wetlands on a patch of undeveloped land.
 - a year ago
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
 - a year ago
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned into warm, inviting, and surprisingly modern...
 - a year ago
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
 - a year ago
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your own tiny home.
 - a year ago
A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins
A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins
After a tough, dark winter, the arrival of summer sends Scandinavians off to vacation homes and cabins to enjoy longer days surrounded by nature.
 - a year ago
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the cave that King Arthur and his knights would have slept in while traveling—a legendary cave that could be discovered once, and...
 - a year ago
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to perforate its volume.
 - a year ago
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these well-designed cabins that will immerse you in nature...
 - 2 years ago
Passage of Time
Passage of Time
A Welsh design competition yields pop-up hotel concepts that celebrate a rich history of folklore.
 - 2 years ago
Add These Cabins to Your Bucket List
Add These Cabins to Your Bucket List
Picturesque views and a year-long waitlist earned Wisconsin's Candlewood Cabins a spot on Esquire’s impossible...
 - 2 years ago
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
 - 2 years ago
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
The cultural renaissance that continues to thrive in New York’s Hudson Valley extends its reach to the Catskills with an eclectic mountain chalet that’s been updated by...
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
It's often said that small is beautiful, and some believe that all you really need in order to be happy, is a hut and a heart.
 - 2 years ago
16 Inviting Countryside Cabins
16 Inviting Countryside Cabins
In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property owned by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.
 - 2 years ago
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
 - 2 years ago
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been secretly experimenting with their own nature-immersed...
 - 2 years ago
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes create an idyllic lakeside getaway for an extended...
 - 2 years ago
A Plunging Roof Carves Out Space in This Park City Home Offered at $2.4M
A Plunging Roof Carves Out Space in This Park City Home Offered at $2.4M
Clad in shou sugi ban cedar with a sculptural roof that cuts through the home, this property in Park City, Utah, also features passive solar design and smart home technology.
 - 2 years ago