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Shrink the space but not the fun with a plethora of tiny homes across the globe waiting to be booked. From romantic weekends away with your special someone to finding a slice of paradise with a couple of friends, there’s a stay for any type of traveller.
If it’s cosy you’re after, we’ve found it. We’ve rounded up our favourite tiny houses available on Airbnb and similar sites both in New Zealand and around the world.
Where is it? Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
Switch off from the daily hustle and bustle of life in the Waitakere Ranges. The Snug is a no-Wi-Fi zone and offers the perfect retreat if you dream of unwinding to the rustling of the trees and native birds softly chirping in the background.
The renowned Piha Beach and other local sights are all within a seven-minute drive of the cabin.Check availability
Where is it? Gisbourne, New Zealand
This slice of paradise is sure to take your breath away. With a bedroom suite that looks directly over the hillside (and coast), outdoor fire pit made perfect for stargazing and a gourmet breakfast hamper upon arrival, this farm stay redefines glamping. Your stay comes equipped with a private deck, eco-friendly bathroom and kitchen.Check availability
Where is it? Humurana, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Watch the sky melt into a plethora of terracotta tones from the front porch of this quirky rural escape. If you get lucky and the skies are clear, you might even catch a glimpse of White Island over the horizon. Enjoy the comfort of a double bed, full bathroom and say hello to the Milky Way from your private hot tub.Check availability
Where is it? Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand
The picture paints itself with an outdoor garden bath fit for two, complimentary wine and treats, a well-sized queen suite and the beach just moments away. A stroll down to the shoreline will offer an endless stretch of the coast and encapsulating views of Kapiti Island.Check availability
Where is it? Donnellys Crossing, Northland, New Zealand
Sit back and relax as you pop open the wine, light up the fire and stargaze the night away. This wilderness retreat is fully equipped with a deck, outdoor bath, BBQ and no reception. So if getting away from your screen is the aim of your holiday, look no further. With the nearest shops around 40 minutes away, it will be just you, your guests and the forest.Check availability
Where is it? Wainui Bay, Golden Bay, New Zealand
Where does one start on this coastal beauty? You will have a dining area, bedroom and lounge room that look out onto the uninterrupted views of the bay. Sat atop a hill, unwind after a day of exploring the national parks and watch the sunset over the bay from your sofa.
The Wainui Falls are in close proximity and restaurants are merely 15 minutes away by car.Check availability
Where is it? Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
Nestled just off the Tasman Sea, this tiny home provides epic sunset views and an ideal escape to the beach. The area is close to Piha’s coastlines and has its own balcony you can take in the horizon from.
You’ll also have rock pools within walking distance of the home.Check availability
Where is it? Kaiteriteri, Tasman Region, New Zealand
Escape to nature’s quietest of retreats with this tiny home. Crafted from wood, the house features two sizable beds and is only a few moments’ drive from the main town and beach. Spend your stay cooking up a storm on the BBQ and enjoy the sun melting into night from your deck chairs.Check availability
Where is it? Oxford, New Canterbury, New Zealand
Situated just 45 minutes outside of Christchurch, the Oxford stay calls 10 acres home. You’ll find the bedroom nestled upstairs with a window that looks out onto the forest. We recommend spending the day around town, with a selection of horse riding options to check out.Check availability
Where is it? Mangakino, Taupo, New Zealand
Relax to lake views with a tiny home big enough to fit a family or group of four. Lake Maraetai is on your doorstep alongside the golf course. The deck is a great place to fire up the BBQ and host a dinner.
If you’re road tripping, be sure to bring along your kayaks, bikes and even some firewood for the toastier nights.Check availability
Where is it? Chum Creek, Victoria, Australia
If you’re after some of Yarra Valley’s finest wines, then look no further. You’ll be a short ten-minute drive from the region’s wineries but still be surrounded by the beautiful Australian bush.
Grab your favourite red, start up the fire pit and watch the sun say goodbye behind the encapsulating hills.Check availability
Where is it? Possum Creek in Byron Hinterland, New South Wales, Australia
Sit back and relax just 20 minutes away from Byron Bay with this meditative retreat. This home offers lush 360-degree views of Australia’s wilderness. Fully equipped with a fire pit, hammock and bed that lets you watch the sunrise and sunset.
You’ll have five acres of grassland to explore as well as an orchard that you can pick citrus from.Check availability
Where is it? Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
Escape to the sunny state with a retro Hawaiian-inspired tiny house. Its quirky design offers an outdoor hammock and spacious garden.
Enjoy the beaches and national parks that are practically on your doorstep.Check availability
Where is it? Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
This tiny home is the definition of green living. Wake up to native Australian trees swaying with the breeze or relax with a glass of wine on the outdoor dining table.
With a ton of natural light, you’ll feel like you’re sleeping under the stars.Check availability
Where is it? Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
If you’ve been meaning to check out the natural wonder of the Jenolan Caves, then you can’t look past this accommodation. Situated on a small family farm, you’ll have a BBQ and local restaurants at your disposal.
Whether you bring a friend or are after some time to focus on yourself, the patio provides panoramic views of the hillside.Check availability
Where is it? Selat, Bali, Indonesia
Picturesque, serene and romantic are just some of the words to describe the Hay House. The cabin is crafted from bamboo and offers divine views of Indonesia’s rice fields.
You’ll find Jagasatru Waterfall just 15 minutes away and Pura Besakih or Tirta Gangga merely half an hour from the cabin retreat.Check availability
Where is it? Seattle, Washington, USA
Immerse yourself in Seattle by day and come home to your own little nook within the city. Located only a few minutes away from the restaurants and shops that call Washington home, you’ll also be close to Alki Beach and Lincoln Park.
The bedroom’s window allows guests to enjoy the view from the comfort of their bed.Check availability
Where is it? Straumgjerde, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Get away to the Norwegian countryside in the small village of Valledalen. Immerse yourself in picture-perfect views of the glaciers and mountains. This home has two bedrooms, so you can take the family along too.
You’ll have a great variety of hiking options to explore while you’re there too.Check availability
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