How many things to see and do can you find in a single place without ever getting bored? Well, in Northern California, the list is endless and the variety is huge. Sprawling across 48 counties, one can imagine that this massive area has a wealth of activities and sightseeing spots to visit. Northern California is home to the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains and the mesmerizing Lake Tahoe, which is definitely worth a visit. Hiking through redwoods, biking, canoeing, boating, and even river tubing are all possible in many places around here. A walk to the University of California Davis Arboretum will absolutely amaze you, while wineries with impressive architecture and lovely gardens will simply leave you speechless. In order to have these treasures within easy reach, we thought it’d best if you could stay in a comfy yurt, usually tucked away in the forest, yet very close to city center, so that you can make the most out of your experience. Read on to find out more about the 10 most amazing Airbnb yurts in Northern California and book one today for your next adventure!
The perfect place for a couple who wishes to escape for the weekend, this charming yurt might be simple but absolutely comfy and efficient. It comes with a double bed, a small but functional kitchenette, and lovely decoration all over the place. Right outside the yurt, there is a pretty rustic shower and a compost toilet as well, while guests are also welcome to use a common side yard fitted with a fire chimney. Bus lines and ferries to San Francisco run nearby the property, and several great waterfront trails and parks are within easy reach.
Cozy Alameda yurt, great for a weekend escape!Alameda, California, United States
This rather spacious and tastefully decorated yurt may accommodate up to four guests, ideally families, as it is equipped with three beds, a small dining area, all basic cooking utensils, a washer, and indoor as well as outdoor showers. Be prepared to truly disconnect from the outside world, since Wi-Fi is unavailable. But fret not, the variety of animals in the locale is more than enough to make up for the lack of Wi-Fi. The added cherry on top is its prime location within easy reach of the beautiful village of Mendocino and Jughandle Beach.
YURT / 33 Acres / Ocean 1 MileCaspar, California, United States
This warm yurt is located in the heart of Tahoe Vista, only a 5-minute walk from the beach and several restaurants. It is, however, surrounded by trees, and the peaceful ambiance will make you feel as if you were sleeping in nature’s lap. The yurt itself consists of a comfy double bed, a full-size futon, a small sink, and a heater, while the bathroom and the kitchen are found inside the main house which is inhabited by the owner. Basic amenities are provided, but don’t expect Wi-Fi or TV; the place is meant to provide a media detox.
Yurt in Tahoe VistaTahoe Vista, California, United States
Any solo traveler, couple, or friends, are welcome in this cozy yurt located in the beautiful Grass Valley, a short 16-kilometer (10-mile) drive away from Nevada City. The studio comes with a king-size bed, a desk, a dining table, a wood-burning stove, and a camp toilet for emergency purposes. Otherwise, a full private bathroom located inside the main house, few steps far from the yurt, and a camp kitchen kit are available for guests to use. Wi-Fi here is not so reliable, but you can rest assured that the sound speakers in the studio and the books will keep you entertained during your stay.
Yurt Living in Grass Valley (pets allowed)Grass Valley, California, United States
This impressive yurt is equipped with everything that you will possibly need when vacationing in nature. The place comes with a queen-size bed, a dining table, an indoor fireplace, and a futon, while an accompanying trailer nearby features a fully-functional kitchen, a complete bathroom, as well as a washer and a dryer. The property doesn’t stand far away from restaurants, shops, and a good number of hiking trails. If you decide to travel further, San Francisco is just a short 45-minute drive away, but if you prefer some beautiful beaches, then drive 30 minutes to find the beachside city of Bolinas.
Rustic Forest RetreatForest Knolls, California, United States
This fully equipped yurt is the ideal getaway for a couple and consists of a rather functional kitchen, a modern bathroom, a double bed, and numerous small touches that will make your stay unforgettable. Down the hill, you can find a hot tub to please yourself while gazing at the river. Of course, rafting is the number one activity around here, but the Marshall Gold Discovery Park and Museum, as well as several wineries, are within easy reach. The only thing missing is the TV, but who actually needs it when you have so much to see and do right outside your door?
Sophisticated yurtLotus, California, United States
Ideal for two guests, this lux camping-style yurt offers a great outdoor experience thanks to its location. In between plenty of wineries, the yurt is near the American River, where guests may undertake rafting, swimming or even hiking in the surrounding areas. Except for a double bed and a dining table, there is also a fridge inside the yurt. Guests may use the stove and the grill right outside to prepare their own meals, although cooking utensils are not provided. The highlight of the property is definitely the pool and the spa, especially when combined with magnificent sunset views.
Sunset Yurt at Reverie Retreat - hot tub/poolGarden Valley, California, United States
Ideal for families, this spacious yurt is able to host up to six guests in four single beds and one double bed. There is plenty of natural light filtering in through the ceiling dome and the windows, while at night, a window to a sky full of stars opens, making the place a truly magical one. There are numerous things to do during your stay - you can choose from wine tasting, golf, fishing, sailing, or hiking the Big Basin National Park just situated 10 minutes away from the yurt. Some wonderful beaches are also just a short 30-minute drive away, so the options are endless.
Amazing Yurt for 6 in a Redwood Forest Eco-RetreatBoulder Creek, California, United States
Settled in a beautiful rural setting, yet very close to city center of Carmel, this spacious yurt may sleep up to five guests (including children above 7 years old) with two double beds and one single bed. The yurt also features a small kitchenette and a dining table, while a private bathroom is located inside the main house, just a few steps away. Wi-Fi, a home theatre, and a lovely, private hot tub right on the deck of the yurt are all at your disposal. Monterey Bay Aquarium is just 20 minutes away, and likewise, the Big Sur village another 35 from the property.
Carmel River Yurt RetreatCarmel, California, United States
Hidden away on a farm surrounded by trees and animals, yet very close to the town center, is this lovely yurt ideal for four guests. It features two bunk beds and offers great privacy on a two-acre farm. Sebastopol is just 1.6 kilometers (one mile) away. Among the amenities provided here, guests may enjoy free Wi-Fi, a kitchenette, a bathroom with a compost toilet, and hot and cold running water as well. Horses and chickens live happily around the beautiful yurt, creating a lovely atmosphere.
Luxury camping in the forest
Choose any of the aforementioned yurts in Northern California to have a memorable holiday or even a well-rested stop-over and you won’t regret it. Enjoy the sounds of the forest and the tranquillity that comes with it, but don’t forget to explore what the area has to offer.
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