Cheapest Luxury Lake Cabins in the World


40 of the World’s Top Cabin Getaways

As we head into the fall and winter seasons, our excitement level about campfires, skiing and cozying up in a cute cabin with the boo is at an all-time high. From cabins overlooking the French Alps to cabin pods hanging in a rainforest, we’ve got at least one style everyone can get on board with. Take the jump as we explore Norway, Quebec, Alaska and more. Let’s get cozy!

Blue Sky Center

  • New Cuyama,
  • California
Just two hours from crowded Los Angeles, Blue Sky Center is nestled between the Sierra Madre and Caliente Mountain ranges in the high-desert of California’s famous Central Coast. Made of steel and plywood frames with glass windows and doors, these pop-up huts will make your glamping experience unforgettable.

Free Spirit Spheres

Vancouver Island, Canada
Set high in the trees of Vancouver Island’s coastal rainforests, this collection of three globe-like cabins is a dreamy winter destination. Feel like one of the birds perched in the branches as you snooze like a babe.

Tye Haus

Skykomish, Washington
An A-frame house that’s all the rage on Instagram, Tye Haus is a spot you may have previously had heart-eyes on. Located at Steven’s Pass, it’s a cool place to rest your eyes during a weekend of skiing, hiking and hanging.


  • Pigeon Bay,
  • Canterbury,
  • New Zealand
These New Zealand cabins put the lux in luxury. Set right along the coastline, Annandale is a magnificent, minimalist property that serves as home to a couple of cottages and a homestead that provide all the quaint cabin feels (if a quaint cabin was also gorgeously designed).

Cabanas Norio

These two old fisherman huts in Portugal are a primo spot for a relaxing getaway with your bestie. The cabins sit right along the riverbed and make an excellent spot for watching sunrise, sunset or gazing right up at the stars.

Rolling Huts

  • Winthrop,
  • Washington
Washington’s Methow Valley is home to this series of six modern, architectural cabins. If you’re rolling with a squad in tow, there are also 15 tents on-site, so some of your crew can glamp if that’s their thing.


  • Hinterglemm,
  • Salzburg,
  • Austria
This place might be magic. Seriously. It’s a stunning design-oriented hotel nestled among the slopes of Hinterglemm, Austria. Check out the seven garden estate suites for a vibe that’s part cabin and part modern magic.

Ocean Village Resort

Tofino, Canada
These oceanfront Tofino cabins are beehive in style and sweet as honey in charm. Explore the Pacific Rim, swim in the giant heated saltwater pool and bring the whole family along for the vacay.

Skapet Mountain Lodges

For those looking to bike or trek through Norway, you’ve got to hear about this chic cabin. First of all, it’s gorgeous. Secondly, it’s pay-what-you-want. Third, there’s an outdoor shower overlooking the rocky shores of Soddatjørn Mountain Lake.

Far Meadow

Yosemite, California
Looking for some place eco-friendly and affordable for your winter getaway? Check out Far Meadow near Yosemite. You can stay in a cute A-frame or a log cabin. How cozy is that!

Montagne Alternative

  • Orsières,
  • Valais,
  • Switzerland
The Swiss Alps are perfectly framed from the windows of this wintery getaway. Gaze at Mont Blanc from one of six cozy cabin-like barns.

Manshausen Island Resort

Architecture buffs, you’ll love these coastal Norwegian cabins designed by architect Snorre Stinessen. The glass and timber structures jut right out onto the green sea surrounds, and if you’re really lucky with the weather conditions, you may even spot the Northern Lights from the comfort of your bed.

Glen Oaks Big Sur

  • Big Sur,
  • California
Dating back to the 1950s, this collection of lodges in Big Sur is the best place in California to experience winter without the snow. Glen Oaks is charming and comfortable, yet sophisticated in aesthetic and complete with a couple of outdoor hot tubs.

Juvet Hotel

A glass cube on stilts overlooking the forests of Norway, Juvet Hotel is modern, minimalist and incredibly cool. Stunning mountain views? Check. Cozy cabin vibes? Check.

The Suttle Lodge

Sisters, Oregon
The cabins at The Suttle Lodge are so cute and cozy you’ll be taking design tips home when you leave. Located in Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest, boating, fishing, skiing, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and stargazing are all on the agenda.

Villa Boreale

Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada
Villa Boreale is a Scandi take on the old-fashioned cottage rental. Located in the heart of Quebec’s Charlevoix, the modern minimalist find is 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 14 guests.

Canoe Bay

Chetek, Wisconsin
These Midwestern cottages located on a lake provide amazing refuge from everyday life. Embrace the wintery feel and go for a ski or a snowshoe adventure, then take it easy with a great massage.

Ventana Inn & Spa

A Big Sur destination for the chic and the even-more-chic, Ventana Inn & Spa offers hiking trails just outside your cabin door. Check out the coast house or the cottage house for that authentic California cabin feel.

Re:hof Rutenberg

Uckermark, Germany
These seven German holiday houses are certainly crush-worthy. The design-savvy cabins are pretty perfect for lounging, and the area surrounding beckons for a bike ride, fishing trip or boat tour.

Cedar Lakes Estate

  • Port Jervis,
  • New York
Head to the NY countryside for an experience that’s part summer camp and part luxury lodging. Cedar Lakes Estate is the perfect weekend getaway for anyone who needs to get out of NYC for a couple of nights and spend time under the stars.

Getaway House

Boston & New York
The tiny house movement is real, people! Why sign up for buying one when you can just stay in one every weekend though? Head to Getaway House outside Boston for a real chill hang.

A-Frame Haus

Park City, Utah
How sweet is this A-frame house in the mountains near Park City? Who needs to stay at a big hotel when you can zone out and rent this cute Airbnb.

Fjällnäs Est.1882

  • Tänndalen,
  • Sweden
Dating back to 1882, this beautiful Swedish mountain hotel is in an idyllic location for watching the seasons change. Set along the Swedish Highlands, guests of this cabin haven can expect a whole lot of hiking, skiing, and Nordic mountain action.

Snake River Sporting Club

Jackson, Wyoming
The western Sporting Cabin at Snake River is a gem in the pastures of Wyoming. Head to this cabin for a 2-bedroom escape with mountain views all around and full viewing bragging rights of the night sky above.


Montauk, New York
Montauk is a major surf destination for the NY set, but it’s also a fab getaway when you’re getting the winter blues. Head to the tip of “the island” to check out the scene at Ruschmeyer’s, complete with entertaining show offerings and cozy, cute cabins too.

Aman Le Mélézin

  • Saint-Bon-Tarentaise,
  • France
Oh, the French Alps! The majesty of these views is not to be understated and the luxury lifestyle of staying at an Aman property make a perfect match.

Alpen Lofts

Bad Gastein, Austria
Five Alpine chalets dot the countryside of Austria, peeking right out to the Alps. Minimalist and modern in aesthetic, each has its own style and unique view. One thing they all have in common? Amazing sunset views.

The Ranch at Rock Creek

  • Philipsburg,
  • Montana
Heading to the Rockies for a winter break? Check out The Ranch at Rock Creek for a little bit of everything. River, forest, valley, historic homestead, glamping, and stunning views for the win.

Nita Lake Lodge


  • Whistler,
  • British Columbia,
  • Canada
Whistler is known for its gorgeous mountains and feet upon feet of pristine snow. Settled alongside Nita Lake, this mountain lodge is the type of place you’ll want to visit annually with your family in tow.