Remote Escapes: The Best Tiny Cabins to Book in NSW
Get off the grid and go gadget-free, all within an easy drive of Sydney
Between catching up on the news, scrolling through social feeds, answering emails and browsing the web…we’re constantly on, and always available. More and more Sydneysiders are choosing to disconnect and ditch the gadgets on their holidays and really relax and recharge.
Sound dreamy? We’ve rounded up the best tiny cabins to book around New South Wales. They’re remote and beautiful, and have little to no mobile phone coverage – and some don’t have WiFi, either!
Let’s escape, Tiny Homes Joadja are designer eco-tiny homes on the picturesque banks of the Wingecarribee River of the beautiful Southern Highlands. Just 30 minutes from Bowral, the four homes on the property are each unique and perfect! Elevation, The Rapids and Wilson’s Rest are perfect for couples with loft beds, firepits, a well-equipped kitchenette and a breathtaking view over the valley. River Cottage, just 20 metres from the river banks sleeps eight, has a leather couch indoor fireplace and a porch overlooking the river. Get ready to immerse yourself in the cosy embrace of these tiny homes and the tranquil and bucolic surroundings.
From $480 for two nights
At Tiny Away's Little Magic expect beautiful vistas, fresh country air and the space to get away from it all. Embrace fantastic views of Shoalhaven at this 110-acre property along Coolangatta Ridge, near Berry. Set on a permaculture farm in development, this is a place to nourish the soul, inspire the mind and feed the body.
From $199 per night
Set on acres of land in Northern NSW, Faraway Domes is a secluded and stunning retreat. Nature walks, art classes and spa treatments are on offer but no one will be upset if you relax in your dome and sip away the afternoon on your balcony.
From $485 per night (sleeps two)
405 Munsies Road, Warialda
The Australian start-up has thirterrn tiny houses on private properties in New South Wales's wilderness. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of unspoilt nature, the tiny houses are sustainable and solar-powered, with big windows, a comfy bed, hot shower, gas stove, bar fridge, kitchen appliances, utensils and plates – and no WiFi. The definition of peaceful.
Exact locations revealed upon booking.
With international borders still closed, there is no better time to book a remote escape amongst nature. In2thewild Tiny Holidays has 20 off-grid cabins, across NSW, that make the perfect post-COVID getaway destinations. From Oberon Shire's quaint Daisy to the secluded Southern Highland's Edmond house, you'll arrive at your tiny homestay and never want to leave.
In June 2021, they announced the launch of three new tiny homes across NSW, including Tiny Madeline in the Great Lakes Region, Merimula's Tiny Sophie and Tiny Tristan in the Southern Highlands. With every tiny stay you can expect beautiful yet practical digs, with incredible views and a feeling of remoteness that affords a true holiday escape, in every sense of the word.
For their premium tiny homes, like Tiny Madeline, Aussie bedding brand Carlotta & Gee provides luxe linens for a stylish night's sleep. So luxe in fact, you may just want to buy a set as a post-holiday purchase to continue the tiny holiday experience at home. Paired with the Carlotta & Gee sheets, the amenities are provided by local legends, Leif Products. To experience this first-hand, we suggest you get in quick with a booking as spaces fill up!
A booking site for adventure-seekers, Riparide allows you to pick the perfect cabin stay across hundreds of properties. From rural farm stays to coastal bungalows, there's a remote escape for every kind of traveller. One property we have our eye on is the Wild and Seek- Tiny Cabin in Oberon; sweeping plains and the outdoor fireplace have our name written all over it.
Price ranges from $10- $1600 per night (Sleeps up to 10 people)
Nestled in the quiet town of Bilpin is Eden Farm Escape; bespoke accommodation that is child, dog and horse -friendly. Set on the picturesque equine farm, this charming remote escape provides the ultimate weekend getaway for people looking to escape to the country and unwind in nature. Just 90 minutes’ drive from Sydney and perfectly positioned with their own spectacular view overlooking the scenic Blue Mountains, Eden Farm Escape has five self-contained cabins that have been carefully designed to capture the intimacy of country charm with contemporary touches to make you feel at home.
From $300 per night
13 Hanlons Road South, Bilpin
Fancy something a little different? Delve into the depths of the wilderness – but with all the mod cons conveniently on hand – JR’s Eco Hut is the ultimate in luxury glamping. An ‘A’ frame tent, sitting high on a hill with a 360-degree view of the Murrumbidgee river flats and the stunning Kimo Valley. An ideal getaway for couples or solo travellers who want to get away from it all and immerse themselves in nature. Bring a good book with you, stoke up the fire and soak up all those glorious sunsets.
From $500 per night (sleeps two)
Tucked away on 40 acres at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Hidden Valley Retreat Cottages allows guests to fully immerse themselves in nature. Surrounded by wildlife and rainforest, the property features five self-contained cottages. Your time is best spent exploring the property by foot, catching up on reading and relaxing in front of an open fire.
From $380 for two nights (sleeps two)
Grose Vale Road, Grose Vale
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