Not everyone likes the idea of roughing it in a tent, with just a thin piece of canvas separating you from the elements. But if you still like the idea of going on holiday, then why not swap your hotel room for a tiny house holiday rental? Here are ten that will surely pique your curiosity.
Dreamy Tiny House Cottage – Nashville, Tennessee, United States
This beautiful tiny house cottage is one of the most wish-listed by Airbnb users, and it’s not hard to see why. From its ability to cater to four guests to its serene location and cottage feel, it has a lot to offer.
This tiny house has a lot of charm and has been lovingly designed with a mix of old and new décor. There’s a claw-foot tub, repurposed vintage cabinetry, and modern appliances like air conditioning to appeal to the contemporary market.
It’s positioned in a quiet backyard in South Nashville and sits a mere ten minutes from downtown Nashville. It’s also just an eight-minute drive from the Nashville International Airport for convenient access.
Tiny Home Hideaway – Hastings, Ontario, Canada
If you consider yourself more of a glamper than a camper, then this tiny home hideaway in Hastings, Ontario, Canada, is bound to tick all the boxes. Labeled as a glamper’s paradise, it offers all the conveniences of city life – but without the hustle and bustle.
The tiny home is set upon over 100 acres of land within five minutes of Hastings, 15 minutes of Campbellford and Warkworth, and just a half-hour drive from Peterborough. The area is packed full of exciting things to do, like hiking trails, farmers’ markets, restaurants, and more.
Otherwise, you can explore the woods in which this tiny home is located, with effortless road access. Cook up a storm with the barbecue, fridge, and cooktop, or unwind in the onsite hot tub. There is even a full-size shower and a loft bed.
Little Blue – Portland, Oregon, United States
If you find yourself in and around the Alberta Arts District of Portland, Oregon, in the United States, then there’s every reason to consider spending a night or two in Little Blue. This beautiful, hand-crafted home in Portland can’t help but win your heart.
While it’s a tiny home in every sense of the world, it takes on the charm of a much more stately and sizeable home. It also has a living room, loft with a queen bed for sleeping, and a stunning bay window where you can watch the world go by.
Be within a five-minute drive of Mississippi Avenue, or walk the two blocks to local shops, restaurants, and pubs. There are also many different quirky stores to pick up a few local treats.
This beautiful little home has a lot to offer the average holidaymaker. Admire the library ladder that takes you up to the bedroom loft with a lath ceiling, or make use of the kitchen. There is a two-burner stove, microwave, sink, and all the utensils you need. There is even a bathroom complete with a composting toilet and a full shower.
Tiny house ”Max” – Gmund Ostin, Bayern, Germany
Taking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life has never been easier thanks to Max, the tiny house in Gmund Ostin, Bayern, Germany. Not only is this slice of paradise located in a serene part of the country, but it’s also entirely self-sufficient.
Rather than stay in an impersonal hotel room, you can relax in an isolated and entirely comfortably tiny house off the beaten track. It has an organic toilet, PV standalone system, green sewage treatment plant, and a luxurious queen bed for two.
Wake up with a spring in your step thanks to the espresso machine, and enjoy the privacy of the trees and birdsong. This tiny home also remains warm throughout your visit thanks to the wood burner in the kitchen area.
Farmhouse Tiny Home on Ranch – Bluff Dale, Texas, United States
If you’ve always been curious about farm life, then why not book a stay at the farmhouse tiny home on a Texas ranch in Bluff Dale, Texas? This beautiful little abode is well worth a closer look.
This tiny home is located on a working ranch in the heart of Texas. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by the property’s farm dogs, all before feeling like you’re stepping back in time to the 1900s.
The farmhouse is rustic and charming but also features modern amenities like running water, air conditioning, and a flush toilet. Cook up a storm on the cooktop or microwave, or spend time outside with the gas grill. If there is no fire ban in place, then the established fire pits with logs will also add another element of country to your stay.
The tiny home has room for two people in the loft, and there is also a pull-out couch to sleep two more. Dine comfortably around the drop-leaf table, or outside if you prefer. During your stay, you can also explore the old barn with historic cattle pens and two rustic sheep wagons.
Eco Tiny House – Barão de São Miguel, Faro, Portugal
If the idea of eco-friendly living appeals to you, then why not have a test run by staying at this Eco Tiny House in Barão de São Miguel, Faro, Portugal? Book your stay in two self-designed shipping containers that lie 20 minutes from the west coast and just ten minutes from the south.
The entire concept of these tiny homes is bound to appeal to those who want to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Electricity and water come courtesy of a well and photovoltaic system, while the tiny home also features a dry toilet.
There’s a bathroom with a shower and bath, a bedroom and a living room with a double bed, and a room with a cot. Holidaymakers can even revel in the convenience of a washing chamber kitted out with a washing machine.
Make yourself comfortable then explore the 1.7 hectares of land on which these tiny homes are situated. There are fruit trees, a greenhouse, and a storage shed for your bikes, surfboards, and more. You can also be at two beaches within a 15-minute drive and a supermarket within half the time.
Cosy North Wales Cabin – Llangernyw, Wales, United Kingdom
If you’re looking for somewhere to rest, relax, and recharge, then this cosy North Wales cottage in Llangernyw might just be the answer.
It’s positioned within a stone’s throw of Snowdonia National Park, while also being a convenient distance away from the more touristy parts of Wales. Enjoy the peace and quiet, without the constant rush of traffic you’d expect from motels and hotels.
This beautiful tiny home will not disappoint with its modern amenities, either. It has a full kitchen, bathroom, and a luxurious bedroom loft.
Thanks to the addition of a skylight, you can lie in bed and watch the stars. Nothing says romance quite like stargazing from a comfortable bed.
Charming Small Cabin – Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa
If you’re on the hunt for a serene and private cabin to call home for a few days, but you still want to remain connected to the city, then this small cabin in Constantia, Cape Town, might tick all the boxes.
Centrally located in Western Cape, South Africa, this beautiful cabin has a lot to offer the average traveler. It’s positioned in an upmarket and safe neighborhood, while also being proximate to places of interest and beauty in Cape Town.
Even though it’s near all life’s necessities, you’ll be amazed by the serene setting. This cabin well and truly promotes micro-living at its finest.
It has contemporary decor, a miniature mezzanine floor, and a striking color palette that you’re sure to love. Guests can enjoy all the comfort and convenience of a hotel or motel but in a cosier setting.
This cabin is also connected to the host’s home, but with full privacy. There is even a pool area adjacent, should you feel like a dip.
Converted Shipping Container – Poltimore, England, United Kingdom
The tiny home revolution has paved the way for some outstanding use of materials, and this shipping container home is an excellent example of this. Not only does it retain some of its container charms, but it’s also a comfortable and relaxing holiday home for visitors to Poltimore, England.
The container is set in a private meadow with views over rolling Devon countryside. Every inch of the home has been lovingly decorated to offer comfort, convenience, and a relaxing setting. It’s fitted out with 150-year-old pine-topped stools, a penny-covered bathroom floor, and even a handmade reading chair.
Its idyllic setting makes you feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere, but this tiny home is just ten minutes from the city center. Pay a visit to Devon and Exeter, or meander into the village of Poltimore. There are also plenty of farm stores, pubs, supermarkets, and services should you need them.
Modern Tiny House by the River – Monkton, Maryland, United States
If it has been some time since you took some time for yourself, then there’s every reason to book this modern tiny house by the river in Monkton, Maryland, United States.
From the 28-acre wooded property on which this home sits, to the proximity to all life’s necessities, it’s bound to impress.
Those who spend a night or longer at this tiny house adore its setting, conveniences, and cosiness. It’s positioned right on the Gunpowder River, and is just a half-hour drive from Baltimore. You can even stock up on all the grocery supplies you need within a 15-minute drive.
The cozy loft is perfect for sleeping, while the kitchen has everything you need to prepare your daily meals. Why not make use of the fire pit and outdoor eating space, too?