There’s nothing like a cabin getaway to help recharge the batteries. Somewhere you can unwind, unplug and retreat from the world for a while. A cabin stay means long, lazy mornings with coffee on the verandah, playing board games, swinging in hammocks, going for walks in nature and toasting marshmallows or drinking wine in front of the fire. Here are some of our favourite Airbnb cabin getaways in Australia.
1. The Growers Cottage, Lower Mangrove, NSW
This lovingly restored original farmers cottage, nestled on 25 acres of land in Dharug National Park, is a fully equipped, secluded haven perfect for couples. Features include a a stunning stone outdoor bath and stylish, fresh interiors.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/31500259
2. The Trig Studio, Mt Arthur, Tasmania
This architect-designed one-bedroom eco studio is situated in a natural, peaceful environment at the foot of Mt Arthur in Northern Tasmania. Organic breakfast, art and music supplies, french flax linen, Tassie wines, seasonal treats, pre-packed meals, a library, ipod and record player are just some of the highlights of this gorgeous cabin stay.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/485644
3. Alkira Eco-Glamping Retreat, Emerald, Victoria
This super-cute straw bale yurt is located on a stunning 40-acre property in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges in Victoria. The interior design is rustic and cosy and the yurt has a sweet outdoor kitchen. Perfect for getting away from it all.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/21165782
4. Loughmore Cottage, Kangaroo Valley, NSW
This cosy cottage has everything you need for a romantic getaway. it’s an original Irish settlers slab hut, built circa 1900 and has a huge stone fireplace and rustic interior. It’s located in the heart of Kangaroo Village with canoeing and horse-riding available nearby.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/14174034
5. Cowboy’s Cabin, Hunter Valley, NSW
This rustic slab-timber cabin is set alongside the Wollombi Brook and overlooks paddocks of grazing cattle and a working farm. It’s a great base for exploring the Hunter Valley vineyards, attending concerts, bushwalking or just relaxing.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/10975236
6. Leura Log Cabin, Warracknabeal, Victoria
This gorgeous traditional style log cabin is nestled in the bush and rich in wildlife. Visit the silo art at nearby Sheep Hills and enjoy an evening BBQ by the fire pit under a starry sky.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/16234969
7. The Cabin, Katoomba, NSW
This Blue Mountains cabin is simple yet stylish and provides everything you need for a cosy getaway. The Cabin backs onto national park, with stunning view from the back deck and a creek running through the backyard. The interior is warm and welcoming and has a minimalist, Scandi-style feel, but the real highlight is the private bar on the bottom level, complete with entertaining deck.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/7297122
8. Turon Gates, Capertee, NSW
Turon Gates offers mountain and river cottages, each with their own unique charm, and is the perfect spot if you want to uplug for a few days. The family-owned property is spread over 6000 acres with plenty of opportunities for getting into nature, including bushwalking, canoeing, fishing and horse-riding. There’s also camping and glamping facilities available.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/5895862
9. The Diggers Store, Castlemaine, Victoria
While not strictly a cabin, this self contained 1850s stable has a beautiful, rustic cabin-like interior, with exposed brick walls and dark wooden beams. It also has a sweet country garden setting with a small fruit tree orchard, kitchen garden, heritage rose bushes and 60-year-old grapevine canopy covering an idyllic courtyard. Castlemaine is an old gold-mining village, quaint and steeping in history.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/2088549
10. Pinnacle View Studio, Pumpenbil, NSW
Beautiful surroundings, peaceful days and star-filled nights are what you can expect at this secluded off-grid studio. Sit on the deck and take in with sweeping views of Border Ranges, Mount Warning and Springbrook National parks. This cosy and tiny retreat has all the wild beauty of camping, but with greater comforts.
More info: airbnb.com.au/rooms/24296293
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