Top 10 Yurts In Southern California, California - Updated 2021

yurts in southern california

Southern California is one of the most highly populated areas, and tourists flock here due to attractions and landmarks like Disneyland Park, Griffith Observatory, Universal Studios Hollywood and more! After a long day of fun and exploring the bustling city, it might be a good idea to spend the night at a private and peaceful yurt, away from the vibrant city. The beauty of staying in a yurt is that you get to enjoy the serenity that comes with being surrounded by nature, yet remain comfortable with most of today’s modern amenities. What’s even better is that you and your loved ones can take time away from your mobile phones and live in the present! Scroll on to find out the top yurts in Southern California, California.

1. Stunning and modern yurt with a hot tub (from USD 343)

This yurt situated in Santa Barbara is so beautifully designed that when you step into it, it feels like you’re staying in a luxurious Airbnb or even a hotel! With the beautiful fairy lights, comfortable bed, and hot tub, what’s not to love about glamping here? What’s interesting is that you’re in for a treat of organic eggs as the host has 14 hens! This yurt is also conveniently located since it’s just two miles (three kilometers) away from the nearest shopping center, grocery, and restaurants.

Santa Barbara, California, United States
451 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best part no wifi or service
showering under the stars was the highlight
the space is massive very charming and cozy
the hot tub and swimming pool were great
outdoor bathroom that was beautiful and clean and had hand wash and oils
super clean awesome mattress just all things amazing
clean and can't complain about the water temperature
beautiful scenery and wonderful host
she is super accommodating of pets and so quick and kind with her responses
i can completely see why she is a super host
jennifer is a wonderful host very attentive and warm
this is a special spot with a fantastic host
amazing location and beautiful spot
amazing little gem close to everything but yet far enough to get away
perfect location near all the good restaurants and beaches
amazing place in a very unique setting within close driving distance to downtown sb
special place eclectic and unique
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2. Romantic and magical yurt at Skyfarm (from USD 199)

This magical yurt is located in Los Angeles and is just 10 minutes away from the downtown area. As this is an urban farm, you’ll be surrounded by gardens and farm animals as well as breathtaking views and the beautiful sunrise in the morning. If you’re an animal lover, you’ll be pleased to know that you’ll be able to meet the hosts’ pygmy goats, tortoise, pig, cat, and chickens during your stay! This yurt comes with a king-size bed and two single mattresses. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, hot water, an indoor fireplace, cooking basics, coffee maker, and more.

Los Angeles, California, United States
176 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place wonderful views and outdoor kitchen
so stylish and cozy and with beautiful views
it was a beautiful yurt with a nice outdoor kitchen and cute animals and a view of la
the bed was extremely comfortable and warm with the colorful wool blankets
this is the most aesthetically pleasing place while also being extremely comfortable and serene
everything was clean and good condition
very clean comfortable and unique
the whole space was really clean and well designed
so cozy and so clean and comfortable
everything is clean and tidy when you arrive and the cat is friendly and welcoming
ilse is a great host highly recommend
hosts are friendly helpful and responsive
this was amazing the host was welcoming and the animals were adorable
a wonderful experience and generous hosts
great hosts great goats great time
great central location for exploring
amazing location cute and cozy spot
this is a beautiful place and unique set up
the location near dtla but far enough removed from it’s bustle is perfect
this place is a fabulous escape from the hustle and bustle of la
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3. Clean and modern yurt in Topanga (from USD 126)

This yurt is situated in Topanga and has an interesting history. It used to be the home of Ken Shapiro, who was heavily involved in creating Saturday Night Live. It has a beautiful and modern interior and is perfect for couples because it comes with a double bed. You can also expect a comfortable stay here as it is equipped with amenities like Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, hot water, hairdryers, as well as a full shower! This is a great choice if it’s your first time glamping.

Yurt in Topanga
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s cozy and well-furnished with thoughtful antiques and small amenities
the kitchen is lovely and stocked with coffee and tea
nice vintage (40s?) wood bed frame with brand new high quality linens
this was way above our expectations this was a very clean comfortable and private space
it was comfortable spotless and equipped with the basics for a good stay
the yurt was great comfortable clean and in a beautiful spot
the hosts are just wonderful people
geoff & sarah are truly wonderful hosts
geoff and sarah are amazing hosts
the host are absolutely lovely
geoff & sarah are wonderful easy going and friendly hosts
beautiful location in the hills
location near hiking close to town and accessible to pch was ideal
we loved being away from the city but close to it
very comfortable bed and the location is wonderful
great location for hiking and hanging out the beach
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4. Glamping under the stars in the dessert (from USD 206)

This is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and quiet as you’ll have a large plot of land to yourself. It provides a great escape from the stressful city, and you’ll get to wake up to beautiful sunsets and fall asleep to a night sky full of stars. This is perfect for couples or two friends because this yurt comes with a queen bed. If you do have more than two people in your group, there will be an additional charge of 10 USD per person per night. There is also a solar panel and battery pack provided so you can charge your electronic devices. This is located 20 minutes away from the town center of Joshua Tree.

Purty Yurty and Mini Me
772 reviews Superhost
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredible views i went all by myself and felt very cozy and safe
the bedding provided was very warm and the heater indoors definitely kept us warm
exactly as is described on the listing it’s a very nice and cozy place
very clean and cozy
beautiful space and clean such a peaceful experience
the place was super clean stylish and comfortable
purty yurty is so clean well organized and quiet
very fun place to stay at very clean cozy and comfortable
the directions were so helpful we would be back again
purty yurty was clean and easy to find following the directions of the host
great place away from the city yet close enough to stores and restaurants
great location just from joshua tree town but you feel you are in the middle of the desert
such a cute place definitely would recommend for anyone that wants a great getaway
absolutely worthy of a stay in this lovely place
had an unforgettable time at purty yurty beautiful location and space
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5. Bohemian yurt tucked away on a fruit tree farm (from USD 72)

This beautifully designed yurt in Los Angeles is situated on a gigantic plot of land where you can be sure that you’re getting the peace and quiet that you need after a long day out. Though this might sound secluded and far off from the city, you will be pleased to know that this yurt is only a few miles from popular areas like Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles. Around the yurt, there are hammocks by a fire pit where you can lounge. This might be a good start if you’re new to glamping, as amenities such as Wi-Fi, hot showers, mini-refrigerator, electric kettle, oven, and swamp cooler will all be included in your stay!

The Cazador Yurt - Mt. Washington
Los Angeles, California, United States
366 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable and the rustic robes were a nice touch
i loved playing the wurlitzer organ and the bed is incredibly comfortable
he has a nice big fan but it tends to blow over your head
the yard was a comfortable space and fenced for the pups
the place was very clean with great amenities (nice bed outside shower large garden with easy chairs etc
the toilet was very clean and the outdoor shower was very nice
bathroom and shower were clean warm water available
the bathroom is very clean and i enjoyed showering outdoor every morning
very nice for the price very clean and charming lots of attention to details
very clean with all amenities
carrick was a great host and the yurt was a great spot to stay
carrick was a great host and was available if we had issues or questions
carrick's yurt was amazing he was very communicative and helpful
also carrick is a friendly and responsive host :)
carrick was a great and attentive host - super communicative and hospitable
location was great with stores close by and easy freeway access
close to all the cool neighborhoods
really nice place and great location to travel l
location is good even better if you have a car
this place was amazing tucked in la close to glendale which has tons of food and shopping
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6. Rustic yurt near the beach (from USD 125)

If you’re looking for a beach getaway, then this might be the yurt for you. It is located just 10 minutes away from the beach and 15 minutes away from restaurants, bars and cafes. Guests will have access to the outdoor shower, bathroom, and outdoor laundry area so you will be relatively comfortable here. This is perfect for couples or those traveling as a pair as it comes with a queen-size bed. Do also note that there is a shy and adorable cat named Muffin living on the property!

Cozy Yurt on large property in Funky Leucadia
Encinitas, California, United States
101 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my favorite part was the outside shower and it was so quiet & peaceful
bathroom and shower access in the main house iwas clean and convenient
it was yurt-tastic also the hosts were very flexible
torreyana and her had thad were great hosts
thad was a respectful generous host and very knowledgeable about the region
he was extremely helpful and friendly when we talked to him one morning
she's amazing so kind and thoughtful
super close and central to restaurants and shops
torreyana’s place is great quiet and close to everything you’d need
the location is awesome and close to everything this truly was a fun rustic adventure
the bathroom and shower were in super close proximity making it convenient
wonderful scenery greatly location and helpful hosts
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7. Cozy sanctuary perfect for a peaceful stay

This is great if you’re looking for somewhere that is extra quiet and peaceful. This is within walking distance from Sunset Junction and is also a great place to catch the sunset from. Do note that this is located at the back of residential homes where you need to walk up some stairs to arrive at the yurt. There is also no kitchen area, though there is a mini-refrigerator provided. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, towels, bedsheets, hot water, and free parking.

Silver Lake Yurt
Los Angeles, California, United States
223 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yurt itself is very comfortable and the deck has a great view
the bathroom is really cool and the whole space is magical
the bathroom may have been my favourite part it's so beautiful
the place feels like a secluded room in a 5 star hotel
the place was airy and clean and the bathroom was so pretty with ivy growing everywhere
super clean and cozy and amanda was a great host
such good vibes and so clean and comfortable inside
the property was also perfectly clean and had a mini fridge and strong wifi
amanda was a wonderful host
the yurt was amazing and amanda went above and beyond as a host
amanda was a great host
beautiful place and great accommodating host :)
amanda was a very welcoming host we loved staying in the yurt
great location and very comfortable
the location was perfect
the location though made you feel like you’re miles away
super lovely place and good location
the location is perfect for enyoing the silver lake neighborhood i could walk to just about everyhwere
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8. Hip and comfortable dome

This is perfect if you’re planning on going for hikes as it’s located in close proximity to hiking trails. This accommodation is also great for couples, who will sleep comfortably on the queen-size bed. The dome is powered by a battery and the bathing area is a short walk away. There is also a shared pool that will be extra refreshing during the summer! Amenities include hot water, Wi-Fi, towels, beach essentials and more!

Hexayurt Glamping @ the Dome Asylum
Ramona, California, United States
26 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing vibes and the pool area is fantastic
the pool was beautiful and we enjoyed use of the natural hot tub
the host is very sweet
super cool atmosphere with friendly hosts and plenty of friendly animals to hang out with
we really enjoyed the friendly animals and the hosts were super helpful
there were also two friendly dogs to keep me company
we can't wait to stay with dawn again she was a fantastic host
this place was cute and cozy
i'll definitely be recommending this location to anyone i know traveling to the area
great place if you’re feeling adventurous and wanting to rough it
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9. Spacious and well-equipped tent

This tent-shaped yurt comes with a comfortable bed for two and a mini-refrigerator. It is also located in a great location, just a 10-minute walk away from restaurants, shops, and bars in the downtown area. Plus, Avila Beach is in the vicinity as well. Guests will be given access to the shower and bath area that is near the entrance. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, free parking, shampoo, and a grill.

SLO Yurt
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
23 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mini-fridge and space heater was a nice plus
it had a super comfy bed and lots of blankets
the space was both cozy and adventurous at the same time
overall perfectly pleasant just not as clean and fresh as i was expecting
the host was super responsive
amazing yurt a great refreshing way to spent weekend andrew is a great host
andrew was a very responsive host
the owner was very responsive and when i forgot my charger he found me one (twice)
courteous host knows good eats and things to do in and around the area
particularly easy access from the amtrak station
the location was super convenient with a 10 minute walk to downtown
this yurt is in a great location close to downtown and the train station
great location - easy walk to downtown slo and andrew gave us our privacy which i appreciated
super quick responder and awesome location
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10. Clean and chic yurt

This resort-like yurt sees plenty of natural light. Guests will even get access to two living rooms, two dining rooms, and two bathrooms so you’ll definitely be having a very comfortable stay here! There is also a barbeque area outside, complete with a pool and a hot tub. One of the highlights of staying here is catching a night sky full of stars as well as the beautiful sunrise and sunset.

Huge YURT! Access to MANSION. Castle vibes! Bali
Calabasas, California, United States
9 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with that said dazjel did make it clear we could use the bathroom and shower in the house
the scenery is gorgeous and they keep the space super clean
she was very accommodating and made us feel very welcome
beautiful place and very nice hosts thank you so much for the hospitality
dazjal is such a great host
dazjel is really hospitable as well as her roommates
once to the yurt we were blown away by the beauty and positive energy the place possessed
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Glamping in So-Cal

Travelers should try glamping at least once as it would definitely be a very different and refreshing experience compared to staying in a hotel or a typical Airbnb apartment. Moreover, these yurts are so well-equipped that it might even feel similar to a regular vacation rental - only you’ll be closer to nature!

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