6 Best Places For A Cabin Getaway That’s Worth It

  • Recently Updated July 2022

what are getaway cabins and is it worth the trip!

getaway cabins

Ranging from panoramic views of the Smokies in the blue ridge mountains to fairytale cottages surrounded by the splendor of nature, cozy cabins will let you stray off the beaten track and into a relaxation environment.

Searching for the ideal getaway cabin or a romantic log cabin getaway? Anywhere you go on vacation, there are amazing cabins located in National forest where you can relax, unplug as well as others that are close to hiking trails, near hot springs and closeby to small towns in the country that you are visiting.

Getaway cabins have a pretty wonderful romantic feel about it. Nothing beats a good romantic getaway for couples to lovely cozy cabins with its fire pit, full kitchen facilities and with tons of outdoor activities.

Most of all, a magical experience in nature that includes more than just the appropriate amenities but a broad mix of attractions such as an amusement park it has to offer near the location.

While we cherish some beautiful vacation spots at these cabin getaways, we also wish to have breathtaking sceneries and peaceful surroundings all at one go.

If you’re looking for a cabin getaway with hot tub and easy access to outdoor activities for family holiday or just the two of you, here’ re my top 6 suggestions.

mountain getaways

Mountain Cabin

Vagsli, Norway

If you’re exploring getaway cabins in the mountain, one destination that can be a perfect match for you is the aptly named Mountain Cabin in Vagsli, approximately 189km west of Oslo, Norway.

This property is within a 10-minute walk from Vagsliheisen. Haukeliheisen is a short 0.5 miles away as well as a short walking distance to the small town of Paralellen.

Mountain Cabin is a stone-thrown-away (600 meter) from Haukelifjell Ski Centre and outdoor activities like fishing and canoeing are popular among guests during summer.

This mountain getaway is particularly interesting because it has a ski-to-door access so you can proceed directly to the ski path. If you enjoy skiing, Mountain Cabin should be at the top of your list.

Want to spend Christmas in Mountain Cabin’s winter wonderland as a couple, find more info at booking.com

Top things to do near Mountain Cabin
  • Hike on the well-marked hiking trials 
  • Go fishing for trout 
  • Berry picking in the garden area 
  • Cross country skiing

Chalet Romantic

Zgornje Jezersko, Slovenia

Slovenia’s Chalet Romantic cabin by the woods is unsurpassed, providing outdoor seeking couples with a less crowded and arguably more scenic vacation than other ski villages.

It is located less than a mile from the city center but is pretty much concealed by the woodland. The closest airport is Ljubljana and the cabin offers a paid airport shuttle service for its guests.

The environment, though, is what makes this wooden-style getaway cabin Instagram-able worthy: surrounded by pine trees and mountains, making it super cozy and private.

This is a nature getaway in a state park which pretty much undertakes relaxing, recharge and rejuvenate as the main reasons for guests to come back for more. 

Chalet Romantic is pet friendly and can be booked at booking.com

Top things to do around Chalet Romantic 
  • Horseback riding
  • Good hiking trail 
  • Cycling off beaten track

Tourist places I would recommend

getaway cabin in the woods

Luxury Wooden Cabin

Aberystwyth, UK

The Luxury Wooden Cabin in Aberystwyth, UK is a top romantic destination, bracing tranquility, modest coziness and a pretty discreet cabin getaway with hot tub.

The 1 bedroom wooden (super clean) cabin is pretty ideal for couples to get away from it all, featuring fully equipped kitchen, private patio including hot tub, BBQ facilities and free parking.

The host is friendly and the location is near convenience store, pub and hiking trail. There’re tons of things to do and places to visit around Aberystwyth as well.

You can get more info and availability dates at booking.com

Top things to do near Wooden Cabin

The Nest

Wales/Dolassey, Powys

This is a distinctive getaway cabin which is luxurious but also specially designed to fit in the landscape. If you’re looking for a romantic secluded getaway, consider booking this one.

Hidden on a thriving farm in Powys, this gorgeous isolated property has a greenhouse, a flowering garden, and al fresco hot tubs. 

This wonderful cabin getaways with its green grass roof, wildflower meadow and roaming sheep and cows, are the perfect backdrop for a magical escapade into the charm of nature.

Even if it’s raining, you can curl up on the comfortable couch with a steaming cup of coffee and watch your worries drift away through the unobstructed floor-to-ceiling windows walls.

When you book at The Nest, you’ll get the feeling that you’re the only ones there. It’s a vacation place to unwind in a one-of-a-kind setting surrounded by nature’s beauty.

Top things to do nearby The Nest
  • Explore the surrounding countryside
  • Look for local wildlife, such as deer, badgers, and red kites.
  • Relax in one of the three roll-top hot tubs and take in the stunning views

The Lodge @America’s Switzerland

North Adams, US

The beautifully furnished Lodge @ America’s Switzerland in North Adams, US is the summit of a cozy cabin in the National forest, and this vacation spot is about as beautiful as it gets.

Located only a short drive (31km) from Pittfield and 60km from Albany International Airport, this is one of the best romantic lodges in the US with a full kitchen and super enchanting homey bedrooms.

The log cabin has a lovely deck with a fire pit, outdoor bench, hammock and surrounded by lush trees. With a Gazebo overlooking the mountain, this is ideal for a super quiet couple getaways with breathtaking landscape.

Featuring an outdoor shower, this property is especially popular with guests who gave it an average rating of 10 from external reviews. The Lodge’s full info is available at booking.com

Top things to do at Lodge @ America’s Switzerland
  • Winsor Lake (8km)
  • Bershire East Ski Lifts (22.5km)
  • Bright idea Brewery (9.7km)


Nußdorf, Austria

If you’re wondering where are the best honeymoon cabins located in Europe, you have just found one. The uniquely design Ufogel, located in Austria’s magnificent East Tyrol are just half of your cabin-hunting experience.

Situated just 40km of Weissensee, Ufogel combines the elements of pine wood (including bathroom) and odd-shape super wide ingeniously cut glass windows to create an experience you won’t forget.

The panoramic view of the surrounding mountain seen through the room’s many slanted windows will give you the sense that you’re still outside as soon as you step inside.

Inside, you’ll find that natural pine wood has been used extensively, and you’ll be pretty pleased by how spacious despite its tiny appearance.

In spite of its small size, Ufogel has a lot to offer. Stainless living, bedrooms and dining area are just the things that will make this quirky cabin welcoming.

Air conditioning for summer and underfloor heating in winter are both available for your comfort. Free Wi-Fi and parking are just two more perks for you to book this cozy cabin.

Welcoming guests since 18th Nov 2019, Ufogel is available and can be booked at booking.com

Top things to do nearest Ufogel
  • Surfing activity at Segel and Yachtschule Koller in summer
  • Shopping trip to Werke Aus Holz
  • Swim at Camping Gruber and explore the surrounding

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