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Best Tiny Houses for Epic Mini-Breaks!

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Published 02/02/2022 Best Tiny Houses for Epic Mini-Breaks!


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Cute, creative, and eco-friendly, it's no wonder there's been something of a ‘tiny house' revolution in recent times - over 700 tiny homes are built every year in the US alone.

With their minimalist philosophy and imaginative, space-saving design techniques inside and out, there's a lot to love about these pocket-sized retreats.

Come and see what we mean, with our rundown of some of the most unique tiny homes around.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Tiny House Siesta | Florida, USA

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat

Individual boutique-style beach huts & suites with an added dose of luxury; these wonderful coastal retreats in popular Ilfracombe area redefine the Great British seaside holiday.Welcome to Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, offering direct beach access to Hele Bay in one of North Devon's most exclusive areas!Here, not only do you have a stunning location in one of the country's most visited holiday…

Tiny Homes Holidays

Tiny Homes Holidays

Good things come in small packages - nourish your mind, body and soul by strolling in life's slow lane for a while, on the beautiful Isle of Wight. Newly-launched, supported by the Isle of Wight Rural Fund and featured in the Guardian's anticipated ‘Twenty Places Opening in 2017', Tiny Homes Holidays is the exciting new venture from the owners of Vintage Vacations and The Shacks.  …

Tinywood Homes

Tinywood Homes

A collection of individually inspirational ‘architecture in miniature' tucked away in peaceful Warwickshire farmland for luxury glamping with a quirky difference. Looking for a break with a touch of originality? Head straight to Warwickshire, where you'll find one acre of lush farmland dedicated to uniquely unforgettable Tinywood dwellings fit for any family - the dog included.…

Kahutara PurePod

Kahutara PurePod

Take a Kanuka tree-lined walk to discover an idyllic off-grid glass cabin overlooking the best of natural New Zealand. With so much famed natural beauty to be found on New Zealand's South Island, wouldn't staying in a standard hotel room be something of a waste? The PurePod way of life involves an individually secluded, completely off-grid glass cabin especially located to provide…

Pohue PurePod

Pohue PurePod

Luxuriate in a uniquely secluded and immersive PurePod experience in the midst of the captivating New Zealand landscape. If you're not careful, you'll soon find that the PurePod way of life has become completely addictive. Once you've experienced total off-grid relaxation in the middle of New Zealand's breathtaking natural vista, from the comfort and blissful seclusion of your very own glass…

SWEETS hotel

SWEETS hotel

Take your pick from one of the unique bridge house suites, beautifully scattered along the canals of Amsterdam.   Featured in the New York Times Magazine and Monocle Magazine, Amsterdam's SWEETS hotel is an innovative collection of 28 bridge houses scattered throughout the city, all accommodating a maximum of two guests.   Former bridge keeper's houses are set along the city's famous…

Reflection

Reflection

Contemplate life and love from the secluded beauty of a luxury Lake District micro-home with a uniquely mirrored façade. Privately nestled on landscaped grounds in the north-Cumbrian town of Longtown, the aptly-named Reflection is the ideal setting for a view-filled lakeside escape for two. Longtown itself is located by the rushing River Esk.  Crossing four Areas of Outstanding…

Tiny House Siesta

Tiny House Siesta

Head to the white sands of Florida's award-winning Siesta Key Beach, for a fun and Tiny alternative to boring hotel rooms! Located just over the South bridge from Sarasota's award-winning Siesta Key Beach, you'll discover Tiny House Siesta...part of a craze that's taking the US by storm! Regularly featured on US television, Tiny Houses are all the rage, and it's easy to see why. Fun, quirky and…

Tiny Tiki Retro Hideaway

Tiny Tiki Retro Hideaway

The ultimate in luxury, get-away-from-it-all glamping retreats, secluded amongst the sandstone cliffs of California. You'll find just about everything you could ever wish for at the luxurious, grown-up Tiny Tiki Retro Hideaway glampsite. A wide open sky, with 360-degree mountain, city, and valley views? Check. Blissful seclusion, far above the city lights?  Check. Immaculate vintage…

Wee Retreat

Wee Retreat

An incredible transformation of a former Victorian toilet block, into a stylish holiday home with spectacular Norfolk sea views. The story behind Wee Retreat is endearingly unique.   Formerly a dilapidated Victorian toilet block on North Norfolk's Sheringham seafront, the building was purchased by a local builder, who then proceeded to transform it into a stunning and contemporary holiday…

Culture Campsite

Culture Campsite

An ingenious collection of upcycled, ‘tiny house'-style sleeping pods, on a creative campsite in the heart of Rotterdam. Fresh, innovative and sustainable, Rotterdam's Culture Campsite is strewn with creative architectural delights - in the form of a range of completely unique sleeping pods. Each pod is a characterful creation from a different designer, artist or architect, all using upcycled…

Desert Saga

Desert Saga

A master architect-designed retreat styled for off-grid living, set in the rugged desert oasis of California's Twentynine Palms.If you're going off-grid, it surely makes sense that your surroundings are among the most naturally beautiful in the world.California's Twentynine Palms promises that precise level of jaw-dropping beauty, home to spectacular mountain and Mojave Desert vistas, and the…

Tiny Tack House

Tiny Tack House

This is the perfect introduction to Tiny House living, charmingly hand-crafted and positioned close to Washington's most loved attractions.Painstakingly built from scratch by a husband-and-wife team, Tiny Tack House is the perfect way to get acquainted with America's much-loved craze for ‘tiny house' living!Perfectly positioned in Washington State, close to the Puget Sound and the Olympic…

Inverlonan

Inverlonan

Two off-grid, architect-designed bothies, rich in fine Scottish style and hidden amongst ancient oaks, in an idyllic setting that overlooks Loch Nell. Taking a well-deserved break at Inverlonan is to immerse yourselves in the very best of Scotland... from the finest craftsmanship, to breathtaking natural scenery. Accommodation comprises two remote, off-grid bothies (named Uisge and Beatha -…

The Peacock

The Peacock

A uniquely quirky desert-and-big-sky retreat, pet-friendly, and set on a welcoming ranch just an hour away from the bright lights of Las Vegas.Set on a friendly dude ranch - complete with horseback riding, cattle drives, and rodeo events! - and boasting spectacular Mojave Desert views, The Peacock is a rootin' tootin' Tiny House retreat for up to 3 guests (plus the dog!)Located just an hour away…

The Writing Shed

The Writing Shed

A magical retreat to help fuel your creativity, beautifully nestled amongst a 20-acre alpaca farm on the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. While The Writing Shed promises to help fire your creative spirit, we think it's only fair to warn you: its jaw-dropping location may prove far too much of a distraction! Soothingly nestled amongst twenty acres of rolling farmland - which also contain a…

ÖÖD Hötels Kääriku

ÖÖD Hötels Kääriku

A jaw-dropping glass retreat that showcases some of Southern Estonia's most unspoilt natural landscapes, with a shimmering lake in walking distance.Secluded in the heart of Southern Estonia's unspoilt rural paradise, ÖÖD Hötels Kääriku is a soothing romantic escape that's characterised by cutting-edge design and wondrous natural views.A gleaming glass-walled retreat packed with hotel-style…

ÖÖD Hötels Rooslepa

ÖÖD Hötels Rooslepa

Experience this gleaming glass ‘hotel-suite', for romantic luxury (and wildlife-spotting) in Western Estonia's enchanting, unspoilt fairytale forestland.Boasting cutting-edge design and luxurious facilities, ÖÖD Hötels Rooslepa also couldn't be more beautifully located, in one of the most unspoilt natural regions Western Estonia has to offer.Perfect for an undisturbed romantic escape, you…

Deep Lock Tiny House

Deep Lock Tiny House

A cheerful, architect-designed studio-bolthole that's peacefully located by the canal, yet just five minutes' walk from Bath's historic city centre.Bursting with colour and light, the architect-designed Deep Lock Tiny House is perfect for those who want to explore the beauty of Bath...safe in the knowledge that they'll have a tranquil hideaway to return to when they're done!Positioned by the…

The Cabin Icklesham

The Cabin Icklesham

A romantic rural hideaway, packed with cosy comfort and nestled on the edge of its own wood amongst picture-perfect East Sussex countryside.Lovingly refurbished, The Cabin Icklesham is a dreamy escape for two romantic souls in search of rural peace and tranquillity.Gloriously nestled on the edge of its very own little wood, the cabin is surrounded by soothing East Sussex countryside. And with…

The Herdsman's Bothy

The Herdsman's Bothy

A stylish, sumptuous retreat, secluded on the Aberdeenshire coast with sweeping views of the Ythan Estuary's stunning plant and wildlife.The Herdsman's Bothy is one of three lovingly styled retreats, mesmerisingly secluded on the Aberdeenshire coast with spectacular views of the Ythan Estuary - a designated Site of Specific Scientific Interest.Savour these incredible vistas inside or out, whether…

Bancran School

Bancran School

Unique Tiny House, loft and pod retreats with hot tubs and a communal bbq area, set on a friendly family-run site in the Sperrin Mountains, perfectly positioned for exploring the very best of Northern Ireland. Beautifully located along a tranquil road in the heart of the Sperrin Mountains, a stay at Bancran School sets the many delights of Northern Ireland right at your feet. Not only is Derry a…

Broadskies Cabin

Broadskies Cabin

A charming, homely cabin with a private wood-fired hot tub, furnished with love and beautifully positioned for stunning sea views over the Causeway coast. Secluded in a large, private garden that soars over the bay below, Broadskies Cabin is the perfect retreat for families in need of a fresh and scenic escape. Here you can savour stunning views over Portballintrae and the Causeway coast,…

Enchanted Glade Retreats

Enchanted Glade Retreats

An off-grid West Sussex sanctuary inspired by community and transformation, with soothing eco-retreats, a wild spa, and activities designed to put you back in touch with nature... and yourself. Beautifully tucked away in rural Haywards Heath, complete with its own spring-fed stream, you'll find it hard to believe that Enchanted Glade Retreats is under 35 miles away from the hustle and bustle of…

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