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The 8 best tiny home hotels around the world

Tiny living goes international

The tiny home movement is gaining ground across the United States, whether it’s the popularity of micro-focused TV shows or the growing number of tiny home resort communities popping up from Portland to New York. We’ve rounded up the best tiny home hotels in America before, but now we’re taking stock of all the spectacular international locations adventuresome tiny home lovers can try out micro living.

We found eight resorts that offer accommodations in everything from traditional tiny homes in Quebec to bubble domes in Ireland. Some of these tiny home resorts are rustic and a bit like camping, while others offer full amenities, including restaurants and pools.

The range in architectural styles—a tiny cabin resort in Japan looks mighty different from one in Slovenia—show just how unique tiny home living can be. Take a tour of these well-designed lodgings and cue the wanderlust: These micro resorts are simply stunning.

Endemico in Ensenada, Mexico:

With 20 luxury tiny homes set in the heart of Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe—the country’s wine region—Endemico offers top-notch resort amenities with some extra tiny home flair. Each of the lodgings feature sleek, minimalist furniture, jaw-dropping views, private wooden terraces, and kivas perfect for late-night fires. There’s also an onsite winery, restaurant, bar, and even an infinity pool.

Hoshinoya Fuji in Japan:

Nestled among gorgeous red pines of a Japanese national park, this resort offers timber cabins that feature minimalist interiors and jaw-dropping views of Mt. Fuji. Each comes with a private balcony, chairs, tables, and fireplace. Read more, this way.

Domaine Floravie in Rimouski, Quebec:

Located in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec at the mouth of the Rimouski River, Domaine Floravie offers 7 fully equipped tiny home “chalets” set in fields of flowers. The off-grid cabins feature solar power, composting toilets, propane heating, and a hot water tank. The picturesque tiny home hotel is also only 2 kilometers away from the ocean.

Finn Lough in Northern Ireland:

This gorgeous resort near Enniskillen, Northern Ireland may have lakeside cottages and lodges, but the most stunning accommodation is the hotel’s six bubble domes. Built to allow guests to stargaze from their luxurious four-poster beds, the 180-degree transparent walls are surrounded by walled gardens and each feature ensuite bathrooms and daily breakfast. This is tiny home loving, star-gazing edition.

Lushna Villas in Slovenia:

These A-frame micro cabins in northwestern Slovenia offer a glamping option for people who want to try out tiny living in a picturesque forest. The simple structures boast broad glazing on one side for views of the surrounding landscape, and are also heated and equipped with electrical connections. Interested? Read more, over here.

Strandcamping Groede in the Netherlands:

This camping area on one of the nicest beaches in the Netherlands offers places for RVs and tents, but the best accommodations are these modern tiny homes set on the sand. Fifteen sustainable cabins have floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the beach, sea, and dunes. Each sleep up to six people and even allow dogs.

Loch Ness Glamping in Scotland:

Five “Armadillas pods” make up the Loch Ness Glamping resort in Inverness-shire, and each adorable pod sleeps two people and comes with an array of amenities. Beyond the downright cute design, there’s also underfloor heating, hot water, a bathroom, and a tv inside each pod.

PurePods in New Zealand:

With three locations outside of Christchurch, New Zealand, PurePods offers tiny homes made entirely of heavy-duty glass—including the floors, walls, and ceiling. Each sustainable cabin includes a single bedroom, small kitchen, and dining area. Want more info? Head over here.

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