Holiday in tiny houses or eco cabins - pure nature in design objects

To vacation in tiny houses or eco cabins means to enjoy nature in all its beautiful facets. We present amazing and unique tiny houses as well as eco cabins for a special experiences

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Picture source: Himmelbett, Thurgauer Bubble-Hotel

Author: Katharina Healing

Holidays in tiny houses, eco cabins and modern tree houses have become a real trend in the travel industry. The designs of the architects are also modern and imaginative. More and more people are yearning to spend their nature holidays in a sustainable way. Tiny houses and eco cabins are very small, habitable houses - miniature houses, so to speak. But you do not have to do without anything.

Mobile tiny houses and eco cabins can even be transported and moved to another location, whether in the mountains of Austria, in the tree tops of Sweden's forests or in the south of Spain. Therefore, tiny houses and eco cabins can possibly be set up anywhere - in the middle of barely touched nature, without harming it. On the contrary, they can be integrated into nature while saving important resources.

So we humans have the chance to connect more with the earth again and to spend our holidays consciously and sustainably. Holidays as such are about focusing on the essentials and important things.

These 5 locations allow holidays in tiny houses and eco cabins - pure nature

  1. Bubble Hotel in Thurgau, Switzerland
  2. Kakslauttanen, Finland
  3. Treehotel, Sweden
  4. Treehotel Mirrorcube, Sweden
  5. Solo Houses, Spain

1. Bubble Hotel in Thurgau, Switzerland

In Thurgau on Lake Constance, you can convince yourself of what nature has to offer near your own home. There, visitors can spend the night in the four-poster bed, the Thurgau Bubble Hotel in the Thurgau Gardens, fruit orchards and vineyards and rent a Tiny House.

The bubbles are translucent, furnished, ball tents in the middle of nature, available from April to October. Thus, guests experience either the awakening of nature in spring, the hot summer on the lake or the golden October with its cosiness right under the sky.

Vacation at Tiny House, four poster Bubble Hotel

Picture source: Himmelbett, Thurgauer Bubble-Hotel

2. Kakslauttanen, Finland

In the Kakslauttanen Hotel in Finland, more precisely in Lapland, Finland's Nordic region, you can experience pure nature and tranquility. In the glass igloos, nature can be experienced in a very special way. Most of all, visitors can be charmed by the Northern Lights.

Alternatively, there are eco cabins that allow several people and some are equipped with a sauna and fireplace. They are made of Lapland's unique keto wood, the Finnish name for dead and naturally dried wood from Lapland's wilderness. This makes the experience especially authentic and sustainable.

3. Treehotel, Sweden

The Treehotel in Sweden is surrounded by tall trees in the northern Swedish pine forest and here you can rent a tiny house. There are various "tree houses", which all look very different and have unique names. These include The Cabin, The Ufo or Bird's Nest.

Also from here you can discover Northern Lights, either from the eco cabins, from the jacuzzi or during a guided Northern Lights tour. Here, you find relaxation at the eco cabins as well as many more activities, so there is something for everyone. For example, on a snowmobile or on a walk through the forest, you can explore the countryside, enjoy sleigh rides, horse riding, fishing or even guided yoga and meditation sessions. The food consists of local products and allows visitors to immerse even further into the northern Swedish culture.

4. Treehotel Mirrorcube, Sweden

In northern Sweden is another design object in the form of a tiny house, which bears the name Mirrorcube. It hangs near the small village of Harads and at the same time near the Arctic Circle. The mirror cube was designed by Tham and Videgård Arkitekter.

It is a 4x4x4 meter sized cube accessible via a suspension bridge. The cube reflects the surrounding forest and sky and is thus a very special eye-catcher. The plywood interior accommodates two people and consists of a double bed, a bathroom, a living room and a roof terrace, while the windows offer a 360-degree view of the surroundings. Here, visitors can experience the untouched nature of Sweden in the true sense of nature.

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How amazing is this design? One of the most striking treehouses in the world is Sweden's “Mirrorcube” @treehotel. It's probably one of the most photographed too. The Mirrorcube is one of several rooms offered at the hotel and as the name suggests, it's a cube built around a tree trunk and covered in mirrored glass that allows it to blend in with the surrounding forest. The interior is clean & modern with stunning views. Looks like a dream! | Architect: Tham & Martin Videgård • • • • #mirrorcubetreehotel #treehotel #bucketlist #architecture #mirrorcube #homedesign #csdenverrealestate #sothebysrealty #swedenlandscape #laplandsweden #nature #travel #treelove #hideoutinthetrees #wanderlust

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5. Solo Houses, Spain

Holiday in eco cabins with design elements. In rural Aragon, the project "Solo Houses" gives international architects the opportunity to design 15 Tiny Houses according to their imagination. One of them, the so-called "hedonic hamster wheel", was designed by Kersten Geers and David Van Severen, for example. This is a circular holiday home built in the wooded Matarraña mountain district of Aragon. In the triangle Barcelona-Valencia-Zaragoza near the nature reserve Els Ports.

The architects used natural materials such as glass, steel and concrete, as well as marble elements and stainless steel. The architectural peculiarity: Geers and Van Severen used the love of modernism and blurred the inside and outside: the walls made of glass can be opened as desired, so each room offers a view of the landscape. The rooms are narrow, in order to get from one to the other, visitors have to go outside.

Holiday at the Tiny House, Solohouse

Source: Solo House, OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Holiday in the Tiny House - the new travel trend

Holidays at Tiny House, Cabins or Tree House are among the travel trends of people who value sustainable living and traveling. They enable a holiday in the midst of nature, which protects resources, saves CO2 emissions and at the same time lacks comfort, tranquility, design or special experiences - a benefit for people and the environment at the same time.


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