25 Amazing Tiny Cabins That Are The Perfect Retreat

The tiny cabins are not just about looking cute but they are also part of an expanding tendency that encourages a sustainable way of living.

And that includes cutting electricity and water consumption as well as not being a slave of material possessions.

Best Tiny Cabins. Tiny houses and log houses. #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

More and more interior designers and housebuilders have figured out innovative techniques to make these 20 square meters tiny home cabins wonderfully well-equipped and practical so they can replace the traditional large, expensive, difficult to maintain homes. See a comparison here.

Is that sound too unrealistic for you? Why don’t you have a look at my list of 25 amazing tiny portable cabins to get some inspiration?

1. Escape the City Life in a Cozy Cedar Bungalow

Tiny Log Cabin  #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Built of rain-screen cedar and solid rock siding for extra stability, this cozy bungalow in the woods is full of custom features, including a welcoming, fully functional tiny porch where you can enjoy the view.

2. Live in Style with a Pine and Cedar Bungalow on a Trailer

Modern Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Similar to most of the tiny log cabins, this cute pine-and-cedar bungalow (on the picture above) is constructed atop a metal truck trailer.

Can you believe it features a kitchen counter with a propane one-burner, a sleeping loft for 2 people, solar-powered lamps, a shower, composting toilet, and a sink?

3. Unwind and Reconnect in a Dreamy Cottage in the Alps

Super Tiny Log House #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Formerly a corn and crop barn, this small, two-floor cottage which, I bet, you would all acclaim as a romantic getaway, might be the best choice for your next family holiday.

4. Create a Cozy Home Away from Home with a Backyard House

Tiny Backyard House #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

The blogger Megan Lea has made this petite backyard house out of reused materials.

It looks remarkably cozy with that fireplace and comfy sofa…it might be hard to leave it, right?

5. Enjoy Gaian Comfort with a Small Cedar Cabin

Tiny Cabin For Two #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

The cedar wood perfectly contrasts with the blackboard and baton siding that surround the bay window of this tiny bungalow.

As most of the tiny cedar cabins, care has been taken to use eco-friendly materials, from a solid bamboo countertops to the handcrafted light fixtures.

6. Enjoy a Safe and Private Vacation in a Beautiful Hide Away 

Super Cute Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This little home comes complete with everything you will need for a proper vacation away from the office.

The large windows let the natural light entering the bungalow which makes more welcoming and cozy.

7. Enter a Mobile Luxury World with this Tiny Cabin

Rectangular Tiny House #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This might look as a tiny luxury cabin but it’s really a mobile Park Model RV.

This amazing combo between contemporary and rustic features a bedroom, bathroom, and joined kitchen – living room area.

The little deck creates an additional space for relaxing in the breezy summer nights.

8. Embrace Minimalism with a Charming Simple Cottage

Summer Tiny Cabin Retreat #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Most of the tiny house cabins attract with their simple and very practical design.

The one on the picture above, for instance, forms an intimate and private space with definite visual bond to the landscape.

9. Upgrade Your Camping Experience with a Tiny Log Cabin

Deep Woods Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Far in the woods of Northern California, this primitive wooden bungalow is a great example of how to build a home with reclaimed wood and old windows from real ships.

10. Discover the Beauty of Nature with a Cabin in the Forest

Tiny Cabin With Firepit #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

One of the key ideas underlying in the concept of the tiny homes cabins is to live more sustainable.

In this line of thinking, having more windows means more sunlight and lower electricity bills!

11. Enjoy an All-Season Getaway with the A-Frame Cabin Home

A-Frame Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Thinking of add a pinch of rustic in your life?

Then check out this A-frame, hand-built cabin home with a spacious porch where you can gather your friends and family.

The A-shape won’t allow the snow to stack on the roof.

12. Create an Unforgettable Family Retreat with a Studio Cottage

Tiny House With Big Deck #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Located deep in the forest of the Tyringham Valley, this tiny wooden studio is the perfect hideaway spot for every family.

The large deck would fit up to 10 people so you can all freely enjoy the bird songs while sunbathing.

13. Discover Tranquility with a Railway Master Cottage

Tiny Cabin With Front Porch #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Settled on the edge of a forest and on a railway line, this tiny cottage was formerly a railway master’s house.

It might not offer the luxury the other tiny cabins do, however, it is a true escape from the stress of the everyday life.

14. Take a Break with an Amazing Staycation in a A-Frame Cabin

DIY Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

I’m thinking that resting in this extremely tiny but magnificent (and very close to nature) A-frame cabin would lend itself to some marvelous dreams and the sense that you have just time-traveled to a different world.

15. Combine Style and Sustainability with an Eco-Friendly Cabin

Tiny House #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This hand-built escape – limited on space, high on charm – gives you the feeling for a substantial construction thanks to the solid wooden material used.

16. Create a Magical Wonderland with Your Log Cabin

Alpine Style Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

Want to know how the elves and the gnomes live?

This unusual shaped, pretty cabin log, that costs about $2500, is mainly made out of reclaimed wood.

The extra floral elements make it even more welcoming and dreamy.

17. Enjoy Summer Breezes with a Chalet-Style Bungalow

Tiny Cabin In Red #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Handbuilt and designed with lots of passion, this tiny, chalet style bungalow is nestled away in a lovely rural area but is still just seconds away from downtown Olympia, Washington so you can dive in the local culture and night life as well.

18. Give Your Timber Cabin a Contemporary Look

Ultra Modern Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This lovely teeny tiny timber cabin features floor-to-ceiling wood paneling and large windows that let the sunlight entering the little space.

However, keep in mind that, opposite to most of the tiny green cabins, this one does not have a deck to enjoy the surrounding.

19. Escape to Nature with a Modern Tree House

Cute Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

I love the tiny cabins in the woods, built around trees, which makes them look even more compact and unique.

Moreover, they won’t cost a fortune if you use reclaimed wood and other recycled materials.

20. Beat the Summer Heat with a Straw Roof Bungalow

Mediterranean Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This lively, colorful bungalow is the perfect choice for a summer home on the seaside.

The straw roof provides enough shade so you won’t get burned while the deck is pretty spacious to enjoy a glass of Mojito.

21. Enjoy Your Summer Days in an Idyllic Spot around the Lake 

Summer Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

One of the biggest advantages of the tiny cabins is the fact they can built almost everywhere as they don’t need to much space.

Choose a spot where you’ll be able to enjoy a breath taking view and keep your mind away from the everyday problems…such as this summer cottage around a lake.

22. Unwind in Nature with a Simple Wooden Hut

Forest Wood Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Photo: Credit

This wood hut might look very simple to build due to the basic, classic design, however, don’t let it fool you!

This home, located deep in the forest, can really be turned into your dream-hideaway with a little creativity and research.

23. Experience Contemporary Rustic Living with a Family Mansion

Black Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

This tiny house is a whole family mension, offering something for each one of you.

See, you are getting a home with a basement, one bedroom, one bathroom, living room space, and a kitchenette. That is a lot to be given in one tiny package, eh?

24. Enjoy Custom Features and Beautiful Views with Rustic Nests

Spanish Tiny Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

Who needs more than spending half of the year in one of the Spanish or Greek islands and a simple roof above the head?

This primitive, rustic nest offers everything needed but still keeps you away from the busy city life.

25. Escape from Reality with an Alpine Style Tiny Cottage

Small Cabin #cabin #loghouse #tinyhouse  #decorhomeideas

This cabin sits on a remote site in the woods.

Quadratic in shape, this constructions allows a full usage of the available space.

In order to minimize the irregularity to the landscape, a considerable part of the cabin is lifted above the ground.

Depart from the city with a short rest on one of these exceptional and inspirational tiny green cabins. Or even building one of these for you and your family? This surely is a lot of people’s dream life.

Imagine yourself sitting in a cozy wood cottage by the hot fireplace, feeling the fresh air, at night going outside for stargazing is spectacular!

Photo of author

Ivo Iv

Ivo is the owner of Decorhomeideas.com – he started the site back in 2013, when he was still working in a Home Decor company, but the passion for interior design and decorations lead to creating the site and following his own dream of creating a great Home Decor, DIY and Gardening online-magazine. EXPERTISE: Landscaping, Interior Design, Gardening, DIYer, Home Decor, Engineering, LOCATION: New York, USA TITLE: Chief Editor FOLLOW IVO IV on LinkedIn