One of the biggest trends in travel is coming up with new ways to experience the outdoors without sacrificing comfort. Though yurts date back thousands of years and were invented by the nomadic groups of Central Asia, they are experiencing a revival due to the popularity of glamping. A yurt is a round structure often with a cone-shaped ceiling. Inside, they are surprisingly homey, and many have kitchens and running water. Yurts have spread far beyond their origins in Central Asia and are now found as vacation rentals around the world. If you are looking for a new experience for your next trip, check out the most wish listed Airbnb yurts around the world to book.
If you’re looking for an escape from all the distractions of everyday life, this quiet and cozy yurt is the perfect getaway. It’s set in a rustic location that is remote and is accessible by snowshoes or skis in the winter. It offers stunning views of the mountains, ensuring a serene getaway. Up to six guests can stay in this rental, which has outdoor seating areas where you can take in the views. There is free parking on the premises for the guests’ convenience.
A quiet yurt in Savoie - BaugesBellecombe-en-Bauges, Rhone-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsthe terasse was great for breakfast and coffeebut i should have brought my own sleeping bag to feel really comfortable at nightnice managing water toilet energyit is exactly as shown in the images and in fact more comfortable then expectedit was clean and comfortable
Host:very special place with a very helpful hostjean luc was an excellent host he was very communicative and flexible with plansjean luc was such a helpful host toojean luc was a great host and has a great placejean luc was an exceptionally good hostRead more reviewslocation is very goodthis is a place to break free and relax from whatever outside life you haveperfect location perfect to escapethe location was outstanding beautiful spot and great way to explore the areait's the perfect place for beginners camping wise back to basics in beautiful surroundings
Offering beautiful vistas, this stunning yurt atop Lookout Mountain in Georgia is the perfect rustic getaway. Though it is situated in a secluded area, this yurt can ensure guests a truly comfortable stay. You can find a full kitchen for whipping up delicious meals and a cozy dining area. There is also a separate living room with a TV that has streaming services for relaxing movie nights. The rental has an attached deck, which is the perfect place to watch the sunrise or stargaze at night.
Cherry Blossom Yurt on Lookout MountainRising Fawn, Georgia, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with great viewsclean and comfortable living space & deck with a spectacular viewit had everything we needed to be comfortableit was very clean and comfortablethe space was clean and tidya clean awesome and very relaxingvery clean and well furnished yurtit was super clean
Host:our hosts were greatthe hosts were very nicerodney & eri were wonderful hostsrodney and his wife were wonderful attentive hoststhis is one of the coolest places to enjoy the mountains :-) rodney was so friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsawesome location and very cool stylevery close to great hiking as well as downtown chattanoogagreat place to get awayclose to great hiking beautiful scenery and chattanoogathis is an amazing location with awesome views
Located in a magical setting with lush gardens and thick woods everywhere you turn, this cozy yurt is a comfortable place to connect with nature. It has a stove for cooking and a refrigerator in the main yurt, and there is a separate bathhouse complete with a clawfoot tub and a composting toilet. The rental is artfully decorated and has room for three guests. Outside, you can find many places to sit and take in the beautiful views of the surroundings while you enjoy grilling.
Paisley Paradise YurtRoy, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe heated bed was wonderfulvery peaceful the wood stove and heated bed were great for the chilli morningsthe bathroom with the clawfoot tub was awesomeluckily the bed was heated and extra cozythe heating bed was completely fantastic and comfortablethe space was very clean and welcomingit was perfectly clean and very quietperfect pandemic romantic getaway laid back clean charminglarge space very clean and accurate to descriptionthe place was impeccably clean and they seem to be following the best practices around covid prevention
Host:hosts were great and friendlythey were very kind and accommodatingwe enjoyed our stay and the hosts very muchjim and elona are wonderful hosts the yurt is very cozy and has everything you need for your stayjim and elona and hands down some of the best hosts i've encounteredRead more reviewsthe location was beautiful and remote it was a quick drive to mtit was a very beautiful locationall along with being in the perfect location to be surrounded by naturethe area is beautiful to walk around all the trees and wildlifepictures and other reviews all spot on a perfect place to unwind
If you don’t mind sacrificing a few creature comforts in exchange for a once-in-a-lifetime camping experience, this yurt rental in Joshua Tree is perfect for you. The yurt offers a cozy respite surrounded by incredible desert landscapes. It has a portable toilet and a solar shower for freshening up after an adventurous day. Note that you will need to bring your own food as there is no kitchen and running water. The experience may not be luxurious, but the unbeatable views, hiking, and night sky are all worth living rustically for a few days.
Purty Yurty and Mini MeSuperhost
Top guest reviewsincredible views i went all by myself and felt very cozy and safethe bedding provided was very warm and the heater indoors definitely kept us warmexactly as is described on the listing it’s a very nice and cozy placevery clean and cozybeautiful space and clean such a peaceful experiencethe place was super clean stylish and comfortablepurty yurty is so clean well organized and quietvery fun place to stay at very clean cozy and comfortable
Host:the directions were so helpful we would be back againpurty yurty was clean and easy to find following the directions of the hostRead more reviewsgreat place away from the city yet close enough to stores and restaurantsgreat location just from joshua tree town but you feel you are in the middle of the desertsuch a cute place definitely would recommend for anyone that wants a great getawayabsolutely worthy of a stay in this lovely placehad an unforgettable time at purty yurty beautiful location and space
Set in a tranquil meadow with fruit trees, you can feel instantly at ease once you get to this lovely yurt. The large windows can let in tons of sunlight. Up to four guests can sleep inside the rental, which also has a small kitchen area for preparing delicious meals. There is a full bathroom just a few steps away from the yurt, so you can easily freshen up after a day outdoors. You can explore the area on bike, drive to one of the many charming towns nearby, or spend an afternoon horseback riding or fishing.
Relaxing Holiday in Yurt
Outdoor lovers will adore this cozy yurt in Stanardsville, Virginia. It is just a 10-minute hike away from Shenandoah National Park, and the property surrounding the yurt has tons of trails you can explore as well. It is located on a working farm, where you can find lovely animals. After a fun day outdoors, you can soak in the year-round hot tub or enjoy a refreshing swim in the seasonal saltwater pool. Inside the yurt is a full kitchen and spacious sleeping areas, comfortably accommodating up to six guests.
YURT*MTNRetreat*HotTub*15%offWkly*FARM*Goats*WifiStanardsville, Virginia, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was comfortable warm and had all the necessary amenitiesit was very cozy and comfortable and had all the amenities of homethe pool and hot tub were great amenitiesit’s an interesting and cozy space with all of the basic amenities you need for a comfortable getawaywonderfully unique space with surprisingly comfortable amenities considering its locationcrisp and clean poolthe place was super clean cozy and just specialyurt is roomy clean and comfortablewe arrived to a clean well-equipped yurt that was beautifully decorated and very comfortablea very kind couple with a super awesome place the yurt was clean and cozy
Host:the yurt is amazing and whitt and martha are wonderful hostswhit and martha are wonderful hosts and shared so much about the sustainable farmmartha and whitt were excellent hoststhe yurt was amazing and a one of a kind experiencewhitt and martha are wonderful hosts who are kind savvy and creative in their hospitalityRead more reviewsawesome location & beautiful yurtthe location on the mountain is breathtakingwonderful quiet location atop a hillclose to fantastic hikes and the farm is really interesting to tourgreat location and one of a kind accommodations
Even though it’s just 10 minutes from downtown LA, this yurt can feel hundreds of miles from the hectic city atmosphere. It was recently constructed in the traditional style of Mongolian yurts but has a chic interior and all of the comforts of home. The fans can keep you cool in the summer, and the restored French enamel stove can keep you warm on chilly nights. There is a full outdoor kitchen for whipping up delectable meals during your stay.
SkyfarmLos Angeles, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat place wonderful views and outdoor kitchenso stylish and cozy and with beautiful viewsit was a beautiful yurt with a nice outdoor kitchen and cute animals and a view of lathe bed was extremely comfortable and warm with the colorful wool blanketsthis is the most aesthetically pleasing place while also being extremely comfortable and sereneeverything was clean and good conditionvery clean comfortable and uniquethe whole space was really clean and well designedso cozy and so clean and comfortableeverything is clean and tidy when you arrive and the cat is friendly and welcoming
Host:ilse is a great host highly recommendhosts are friendly helpful and responsivethis was amazing the host was welcoming and the animals were adorablea wonderful experience and generous hostsgreat hosts great goats great timeRead more reviewsgreat central location for exploringamazing location cute and cozy spotthis is a beautiful place and unique set upthe location near dtla but far enough removed from it’s bustle is perfectthis place is a fabulous escape from the hustle and bustle of la
This spectacularly decorated yurt is located on a beautiful Andalusian olive and lavender farm. Aside from the yurt’s comfort and the area’s beauty, one of the hosts is an accomplished cook and is happy to prepare traditional meals for a small additional fee. The large double bed can comfortably sleep up to two guests. If you are looking to unwind, the other host is a massage therapist, and guests can book treatments to make their stay even more special. There are also plenty of lovely trails to wander in for a relaxing morning.
Total Immersion in Nature - Unmissable MagicAlgatocin, Malaga, Spain
You don’t have to venture to the wilderness to stay in a yurt. This rental is located in Boise, Idaho, where you can experience both city and rural life. The accommodation has a separate bathroom, which comes with a clawfoot tub and a shower. You need not worry about the cold Idaho winters as the yurt is kept toasty and warm by a gas stove. On the property, you can find lovely gardens, a pergola, and a picnic table where you can enjoy dining while you take in the stunning views of the surroundings.
The 36th Street Urban Yurt, in Large Garden OasisBoise, Idaho, United States
Top guest reviewsthere's a very good speaker setup fast wifi and good heatcozy with a nice outdoor spacehaving a speaker in the room was a great touch too and love the chickensclean and private place to staythe bathroom was clean and accessibleexcellent again clean comfortable cutecheck in was easy place was clean and super cutethe yurt was clean comfortable and such a cool first time experience
Host:the host was very communicative and helpfulthe hosts also had very quick responses and were very helpful highly recommendRead more reviewsgood location very close to downtown boisein a great location and easy to accessdefinitely a unique place to stay in idaho and great location to downtownfelt like camping in the city nice area of boise and convenient location to get around to many sightsthe facilities were clean and easy to access and the location was perfectly located
Staying in this yurt just two hours from New York City will feel like being at your own private summer camp. There are so many things to do right on the property, from swimming to grilling. You can soak in the wood-fired hot tub or take a dip in the private swimming hole. There is even a trampoline for those traveling with kids. The rental has hot and cold water, a kitchen, and a bathroom. You can also venture out for nearby activities like hiking in Minnewaska State Park Preserve and sampling local beers at Arrowood Farms.
Yurt in Upstate NY - private river-2 hrs from NYCAccord, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe deck including outdoor kitchen dining space and adirondack chairs was perfect for outdoor livingit was a cool weekend so the provided fans were perfect for air circulationi enjoyed the outdoor shower and the expansive deckamazing what a few days in the woods without wifi will do to a familythe indoor bathroom with the composting toilet and clawfoot tub was a great additionclean and tasteful an exceptional airbnb experiencethe yurt was clean well equipped and we especially loved the wood burning stove and hot tubindoors was pretty spacious with nice comfy couches books and a projector to watch old dvd/vhs moviesthe yurt was spacious clean and very cozy
Host:pippa and craig were great hostscraig and pippa are friendly and professional hostscraig and pippa were excellent hostscraig and pippa were responsive hosts and we are so happy to have experienced their lovely yurteasy host to communicate withRead more reviewssuper close to mountain biking hiking and 2 lakes with beachesgood location near high falls and stone hillquiet retreat in the middle of the woods with great things to do on the property and close byif you enjoy camping and want a place that's only a bus ride away - this is itit's a close drive to tons of hiking trails wineries and adorable towns
The future of travel in an ancient structure
Though yurts were originally designed as a portable dwelling for nomadic people, today they serve as a unique accommodation for a different kind of nomad. Well-seasoned travelers have probably stayed in every kind of hotel, vacation rental, and villa imaginable. Renting out a yurt for your next trip is a great way to stay in comfort in the middle of nature and inject new life into your travel plans.
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