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12 Best Yurts In Asheville, North Carolina - Updated 2020

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A mountain community in North Carolina, Asheville is a magnet for history and architecture lovers and has a thriving restaurant scene. In fact, it earned the nickname “Paris of the South” for its attractions that highlight its lively artistic and cultural background. Besides that, this place is filled with natural beauty and is a great place to indulge in outdoor activities like hiking and trekking. It’s not surprising, then, why yurts are among the accommodation options being offered in the area. Take a look at this list if you’re planning on staying in a quirky home - here are the best yurts in Asheville, North Carolina.

1. Serenity Yurt (from USD 124)

Those eager to try yurt camping in Asheville, NC will surely appreciate the comfort and charm of Serenity Yurt. It not only comes furnished with amenities that you’ll expect from a holiday home, but it also features a hot tub, an indoor fireplace, and even Wi-Fi. Its great location will make you feel immersed in nature but also well-placed for the town proper of Asheville if you need to buy some items or wish to explore the sights.

Serenity Yurt
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
154 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed and all the modern amenities book today
it even had wifi thank you simms
the whole experience from the yurt kitchen scenic view sleeping accommodations hot tub and electronics was amazing
comfortable bed adequate bathroom small kitchen with microwave & coffee maker
it was quite comfortable and very well stock
Cleanliness:
very clean helpful host great time
the yurt was clean except for a lot of spider webs that need to be vacuumed out
very clean and close to all asheville has to offer
the yurt is clean and comfortable everything you really need
everything about serenity yurt was exceptional the accommodation was very clean and more spacious than the pictures show
Host:
timely and helpful communications with host
simms was a great host and very accessible
simms was responsive when we had questions after arrival
simms was a gracious host and was happy to answer any inquiries or questions i had
the yurt was great simms gave a lot of helpful information ahead of time
Location:
nice getaway location very close to asheville
close to fun hiking
the location was perfect
beautiful location and living space
great location that combines a beautiful outdoor experience with a close proximity to asheville attractions
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2. Namaste Yurt (from USD 118)

Able to accommodate up to two people, this yurt rental in Asheville, NC is a great choice for couples who want to go camping but still want to enjoy having access to a comfortable bed and electricity. The yurt is in a secluded enough location that would make guests feel as if they are living right in the wilderness, but it remains just a short drive away from Asheville. Arrangements can be made with the host if guests wish to be shuttled back and forth.

Namaste Yurt, best of both worlds
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
107 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was good thank god
even with simms help we had a weak reception for cable but wifi and cell service were strong
cool yurt nice hot tub fun dirt road to drive up on really lovely interior and mini kitchen
just enough room for two people to spread out and enjoy the beautiful scenery
Cleanliness:
clean well appointed
everything was clean and comfortable
cleanliness was good overall some areas could use additional cleaning
very clean and accommodations were great
the yurt was clean and well set for a comfy stay
Host:
easy fix once we reached out tot he owner
loved the setting and the yurt--hosts were helpful in directing us to restaurants in area
simms is a great host and very accommodating
simms was an amazing host letting us book short notice
simms was a friendly host who made sure our stay was comfortable and easy-going
Location:
the location was nice
great place to stay near asheville
very beautiful and intimate location
the location was wonderful: close to asheville yet a bit into the mountains
great location secluded and beautiful scenery
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3. Cozy yurt in Appalachia (from USD 122)

This rental is built and styled to resemble traditional Mongolian yurts, and it even features a replaceable fabric skin for its walls. Its hanging rugs and tapestries further recall the style that the house is patterned after. The yurt features a wood stove to help guests stay warm even during the cooler months, and a hot tub is also available if they want to relax after a tiring day. It also features a fully-equipped kitchen. A pond is nearby for swimming or fishing.

Cozy Yurt in Appalachia near Asheville, NC
Mars Hill, North Carolina, United States
244 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enjoyed drinking coffee and having breakfast on the deck each morning with a beautiful backdrop
slow easy mornings having breakfast and coffee on the deck
this is glamming at its finest so comfortable with a gorgeous view
the bed is comfortable and had plenty of blankets and good pillows
relaxed in the hot tub before bed each night
Cleanliness:
clean cozy and has everything that you need for a great stay
it was comfy and very clean
the yurt was clean comfortable and so accommodating
the yurt is very clean and special
the yurt is clean peaceful and lovely the hot tub is amazing
Host:
thoughtful hosts exceptional airbnb
ginny is a great host
the owners are amazing and absolutely hospitable
the host ginny is so genuine and friendly
ginny was a great host and showed us around the farm and greenhouse
Location:
we love the location and the beauty of this beautiful farm and yurt
this is a beautiful space in a gorgeous location and ginny is a wonderful host
this place is truly awesome
very unique place and experience and we will definitely do it again
it is also a perfect place to stay if you want to visit asheville
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4. Charming yurt on a country farm (from USD 95)

This yurt is located in the middle of a farm but is not within the immediate vicinity of the other structures in the area, therefore allowing guests to enjoy their privacy and the relaxing countryside views. Situated a short distance from the town proper of Asheville, this rental is close to commercial establishments such as bars and restaurants, as well as some trekking trails. Guests are welcome to go canoeing on a nearby pond, and they are also free to pick some of the produce on the farm.

Charming Yurt on Country Farm
Marshall, North Carolina, United States
345 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it got down into the 20's one night but the space heater and fireplace kept the place warm
the bed on the main floor is super comfortable with the softest sheets i’ve ever slept in
great getaway with plenty of privacy surrounded by bamboo hills ducks and horses we were secluded and extremely comfortable
the beds were comfortable and she provides toiletries if you need them
the bathroom is very nice and spacious - we had everything we needed and then some
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
it was sparkling clean and comfortable
everything was sparkling clean & super comfy
everything was so clean and perfect
the yourt was clean cozy and had everything you could think of
Host:
also anna and marco were outstanding hosts
anna was a great host who responded quickly to questions and provided very detailed and accurate information
my stay at the yurt was wonderful anna was kind and hospitable
you won't regret it the yurt farm animals and especially the hosts make it the perfect getaway
anna and marco are excellent hosts
Location:
the location was so pretty and peaceful
wonderful space and outstanding location and hosts
marshall is a nice town with the river running through it and asheville is close enough
great location amazing host
it is located way back on the property so it was so nice and quiet
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5. Yurt nest at Green Oaks community (from USD 109)

Stay in one of the best yurts for rent in Asheville, NC. The Yurt Nest is a self-contained property - complete with a small kitchen - that is located in a bigger property that offers a lot of additional features for guests. A common laundry room is available, and there are also trekking trails on the host’s property that guests are welcome to explore. The town proper of Asheville is a 10-minute walk away from here. Alternatively, guests can borrow some bikes from the host if they wish to explore the surrounding areas.

Yurt Nest at Green Oaks Community
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
132 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fireplace heater worked great
the bed was comfortable; sofa bed not so much
i liked that it didn't have a tv
the bed is very comfortable (important ) and the whole feel of the space was relaxing and welcoming
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and well kept
very clean quite and romantic cozy feel to it
both were amazing clean vibey and cozy
it was warm and clean inside with a sweet little note to welcome us
the yurt nest is a clean comfortable quiet interesting and unique place to stay
Host:
valerie was an amazing host
valerie was a great host
valerie was a great host
valerie was a great host
valerie was a great host
Location:
great location to ashville
the location was amazing and is very close to downtown
great location with easy access to avl
close enough to asheville and cool hikes in driving distance
i really like the location in the woods
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6. Holmes Farm yurt (from USD 77)

Those who want to try living a simpler, quieter life can do so in this property, which allows guests to be surrounded by relaxing countryside views. The home itself comes furnished with essentials like a kitchen, a bathroom, a grill, and a hot tub. The soothing sounds of the nearby creek help lull guests to sleep at night. This property is located eight miles (12.87 kilometers) from the downtown area of Asheville.

Holmes Farm Yurt
Leicester, North Carolina, United States
147 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(highly recommend) we were able to cook breakfast and have coffee with amazing views every morning
everything was perfect the property is a lovely cozy plot tucked away in nature with incredible views
no service or wifi out there for us so it was perfect to disconnect for a few days
we enjoyed the comfy bed grilling out amazingly hot shower and star gazing from the hot tub
everything was clean it was nice not having wifi and disconnecting for a while
Cleanliness:
the yurt was very clean and well stocked with small appliances/dishes
it was very clean the full kitchen abilities and attached bathroom made things so easy and convenient
i loved this yurt very clean and had everything i needed and more
even if it is considered a glorified tent the place extremely clean
Host:
there were friendly family out on the yurt farm who told us about the hop farm
the holmes family is incredibly welcoming and friendly
the dogs were all so friendly and the yurt was everything we hoped for
excellent a wonderful place with great host we can't wait to return
hosts were great people and even left us fresh eggs from the chickens when we arrived
Location:
cute and comfy place to stay
beautiful location kitchen had everything we needed
a really great experience and very close to the asheville area
the land is beautiful great location in the mountains thats off the highway very quiet and peaceful
cozy quiet and scenic a great place to unwind and not too far from downtown asheville
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7. Yurt with a view

Located 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the downtown area of Asheville, this rental is practically next door to Pisgah National Forest, making it a perfect accommodation for travelers who love exploring the outdoors. A community and a bath are located in the main house, which is about a 10-minute walk away from the yurt.

Yurt with a View
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
7 reviews
Campsite 4 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Mountain fiesta yurt (from USD 80)

This rental allows guests to feel as though they are camping outdoors without losing their creature comforts. Catering is available for those who do not wish to prepare their own meals. Alternatively, those who wish to cook can do so using the charcoal grill. A fan and a heater are both available to make guests feel comfortable during their stay. A firepit is also available for use on site. Nonetheless, guests are requested to bring warm clothes with them if they plan on visiting during the colder months.

Mountain Fiesta Yurt GLAMping
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
253 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
be prepared to totally unplug no cell service and a walk to wifi makes doing so very easy
the shared bathroom amenities were superb
nearby swimming holes as well as hikes and river adventures of all degrees of difficulty and excitement
but just be prepared brenda provides a small space heater and it helps a bit
at night the stars are so beautiful plenty of extra blankets provided as well as a fan
Cleanliness:
clean and peaceful
the place was very clean and accommodating
the place was sparkling clean and housed with all the necessities
this place is so cozy and clean we will be back
brenda jane's yurt is gorgeous -- clean cozy full of light and warmth and thoughtful accommodations
Host:
brenda is an amazing host
great host and a beautiful property
our hosts were amazing and made sure we had everything we needed
she and mo are cheerful hosts were super helpful and kind to us
great host unique stay and great recommendations for local hikes
Location:
very beautiful and unique location
beautiful off the grid location
the location was charming and relaxing
the location was picturesque and dreamy
i'll be recommend this location to friends and family
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9. Romantic and luxurious riverfront yurt near Asheville (from USD 261)

Staying at this yurt will put guests just a short distance away from a number of outdoor activities, including but not limited to skiing, white water rafting, canoeing, biking, and hiking. The rental itself features a kitchen, a bathroom, a garden, a grill, and a porch. Asheville is a 30-minute drive away from the yurt.

Romantic Luxury new Riverfront Yurt near Asheville
Clyde, North Carolina, United States
52 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they had everything taken care of: fluffy towels ironing board coffee and even s’mores
a luscious bed fabulous bathroom and fully stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:
the space is beautifully decorated and very clean
ricardo is very friendly and the yurt is clean and beautiful with a homey feel
Host:
but the best part was the hospitality and kindness of our host
the hosts are fabulous and you can really tell the attention to detail they put into the yurt
amazing place wonderful hosts and great experience overall
ricardo and suzanne were absolutely wonderful hosts - very kind and friendly people
we had such a wonderful stay at the yin yurt ricardo and suzanne were the perfect hosts
Location:
it is a perfect getaway location
this was a true gem the location is amazing
ricardo’s place is beautifully located above a river with forest all around
my description is unfortunately not coming close to doing this beautiful place justice
he has suggestions for shopping touring and great restaurants in the area
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10. Cozy Mongolian-style yurt for two (from USD 50)

Situated inside Odd Bits Farm in Asheville, this traditional yurt offers the perfect getaway for two. The property is private and affords some peace and quiet while still being centrally located. Go for a salt stone massage or a refreshing swim in the pool. Nature lovers can also explore the area on a hike. The yurt is equipped with a comfortable bed, an air conditioner, and a space heater so guests can find respite from the heat or the cold. This is the perfect place to enjoy some solitude and be surrounded by nature.

Yurt at Odd Bits Farm: hike, pond, pool. Month.
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
44 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater in the yurt kept the temperatures comfortable even though it dropped blow 40 several nights
bed was super comfy
Cleanliness:
it was an amazing stay the space was so clean and the outdoor shower was my favorite
not bad even when it's cold out as long as you dry and dress fast
super clean & wonderfully cozy with all the amenities i needed (refrigerator toaster oven drinking water etc
Host:
our interactions with the hosts were great
the hosts were friendly and available as needed
Location:
a quick 15 minute drive to downtown asheville makes this a great location
would be a great summer visit location
cute little place close enough to downtown yet far enough out
very close to town nice getaway
beautiful location secluded but not isolated and only 7 miles to downtown asheville
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11. Red Sky Yome (from USD 60)

This solo yurt is surrounded by trees on all sides but it’s still equipped with outlets and limited Wifi access so you can check your social media when you’re not out enjoying outdoor activities. Enjoy a view of North Carolina’s Craggy Dome from the property. The experience will be much like camping but without the hassle of having to set up your own tent. Beds are provided, but be sure to bring your own blankets, toiletries, and other necessities. If you’re planning to camp out with your pet, notify the host ahead of time and take note of the additional pet fees.

Red Sky Yome
Swannanoa, North Carolina, United States
282 reviews
Yurt 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no cell service (tmobile) but wifi signal was strong
great amenities is the kitchen
it has some great amenities-hot shower a little kitchen area with coffee maker toaster oven fridge & more
nice cozy yome in a quiet spot with excellent views
comfortable and cozy space heater was a must over the chilly nights
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and fun and quiet
very clean and comfortable with a rustic feel
the yome was beautiful clean and stocked with everything we could possibly need
Host:
everest was a lovely host
no traffic noise everest was a great host and happy to answer questions and chat
beautiful place kind host highly recommended
everest was super helpful with where to go and even showed us around their property
everest was wonderfully cordial host who provided friendly assistance whenever we needed it
Location:
serene and beautiful location
adventure awaits a wonderful location
very nice location close to asheville to eat out
also your near quite a few awesome places
prime location for some good ol' glamping perfect for what we needed
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12. Yurt on the outside and tiny house on the inside

This property is a perfect blend of a yurt and a modern home. Besides the bedroom and the bathroom, the house features a fully furnished, modern kitchen. It also comes with a deck, which guests are free to use if they want to kick back, relax, and enjoy views of the creek. During the cooler months, a heater is provided by the host to help the guests keep warm. Do note that a steep staircase will need to be ascended in order to gain access to the loft, where a queen-sized mattress is installed. This rental is located around 15 minutes away from Black Mountain and 30 minutes away from Asheville.

Yurt on the Outside and Tiny House on the Inside
Old Fort, North Carolina, United States
125 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

A yurt in time

If you’re a tourist who loves staying in quirky accommodations, you will love these yurts in Ashville, North Carolina - there are plenty for you to choose from. Use this list to narrow down which of these options are the best among the rest.

Frequently asked questions about yurts in Asheville, NC

1. Which are the best pet-friendly yurts in Asheville, NC?

For those planning to enjoy yurt camping with pets, check out Red Sky Yome in Swannanoa, a census-designated area in Asheville. Take note of the additional fees for pets and be sure to inform the host when you book.

2. Which are the cheapest yurts in Asheville, NC?

This traditional yurt is an affordable option for those who want to keep necessities like heating and kitchen appliances close at hand, while this charming yurt just outside the city has luxuries like a claw-foot tub and outdoor fire pit while still remaining budget-friendly.

3. Which yurts in Asheville are good for families?

Serenity Yurt will let you spend time in nature with family while still enjoying modern conveniences. Access to Wifi and TV will also keep your movie nights going even on vacation.

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