North Carolina is famous for its stunning nature scenery, so it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular destination for those who love nature and seek outdoor adventures. When it comes to accommodations, North Carolina has plenty of options. But if you want to enjoy some peace and quiet while being close to nature, you should stay in one of the secluded cabins in North Carolina.
Tucked in the woods and hidden away from the busy streets and highways, these cabin rentals offer a tranquil atmosphere for a relaxing and peaceful stay. Staying at these cabins ensure you will have a restful sleep at night with no disturbances, unlike when staying at hotels. To help you choose the perfect cabin rental to book, check out this list of secluded cabins in North Carolina.
Also, be sure to read my guides on Cabin Rentals in North Carolina, Cabin Rentals in South Carolina & Secluded Cabin Rentals in Virginia for more awesome accommodation options in the area for future trip inspiration!
Slice of Heaven the Majestic Oasis
Location: Boomer, North Carolina
Price: $309 per night
This majestic cabin in Boone is truly a slice of heaven. Surrounded by scenic views of nature, this cabin features 2,700 square feet of heated living space and can sleep up to eight guests. When you get inside, you’re immediately greeted with rustic wooden interiors offering a reprieve from the howling wilderness outside.
Built with the greatest attention to detail, it features an all-pine wood interior, red oak hardwoods, luxurious hickory cabinets, and a cedar wood mantel. Stay in and enjoy the covered wraparound porch, stone fireplace, and spacious main living space. The cabin comes with three bedrooms, large enough to accommodate big families and groups of friends. It is located in the middle of The Majestic Mountain, a gated community with common areas equipped with a pavilion, picnic areas, and a small pond. Moreover, the property is only a few minutes from Kerr Scott Lake Reservoir, a 1,475-acre artificial lake offering excellent water activities such as boating, kayaking, and canoeing.
Magical Riverwalk Mountain Cabin!
Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Price: $150 per night
This beautiful mountain cabin in Ramseytown has everything you would expect in a relaxing cabin – gorgeous views of nature, beautiful neutral interiors, an outdoor fire pit, and a private hot tub that opens to stunning nature views. It has three bedrooms and can sleep up to eight guests, perfect for big groups of friends.
This mountain getaway is only a 40-minute drive away from Asheville and a mere 20-minute drive from the artsy town of Burnsville. Set in the middle of the woods, it is surrounded by tall pine trees with the relaxing sounds of birds chirping. The beautiful Cane River is only a few steps away, offering opportunities for fun water activities, such as tubing, kayaking, and swimming. After a day of fun activities, gather everyone at the outdoor fire pit, where you can roast marshmallows and marvel at the clear sky full of stars. This secluded cabin in North Carolina might be hidden in the woods, but the road to the property is flat and very scenic.
Luxurious New Private Waterfront Log Cabin
Location: Waynesville, North Carolina
Price: $251 per night
You can guarantee an amazing vacation if you check in to this secluded cabin in Iron Duff, located halfway between Asheville and Waynesville. The rustic interior is cozy enough to make you not want to end your getaway. Plus, you’re only a short drive away from the best hiking spots in Asheville. It is equipped with two bedrooms with one bed each and can accommodate eight guests.
Whether you’re looking for relaxation or a fun-filled vacation, this luxurious waterfront log cabin can offer everything you need. The secluded setting will make you feel like you’re in the backcountry, yet you’re only a few minutes from the downtown. You can spend your day relaxing in the living area equipped with a large flat-screen TV and fireplace. But if you want to spend your holiday outdoors, drive downtown where you can find plenty of opportunities for fun outdoor activities. You only need to drive for 10 minutes to enjoy all that downtown Waynesville has to offer, from excellent restaurants to the best breweries.
Bryson City Cottage with Hot Tub and Water Views
Location: Bryson City, North Carolina
Price: $153 per night
How chic is this wooden cottage in Bryson City? Aside from its rustic decor, you will enjoy sipping warm drinks on its deck and unwinding at night in its outdoor hot tub. Plus, the surrounding views are unbeatable! All three bedrooms in this chic cottage are equipped with one bed each and can sleep up to six guests. It’s in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a perfect setting for a relaxing getaway in nature.
You can choose to spend your days indoors, relaxing in the cabin’s cozy living space equipped with a flat-screen TV, or read a good book by the fireplace. When the weather allows, head outdoors to explore the Nantahala National Forest. Marvel at the scenic waterfalls or discover the uncharted landscape of the Dehart Creek. After a day of adventure, come home to a delicious meal that you can prepare in the cabin’s fully equipped kitchen.
The Flying Eagle Cabin
Location: Banner Elk, North Carolina
Price: $1,035 per night
You won’t find better views of the stunning Elk River Valley than those from this luxe cabin in Avery County. Perched on top of the Eagle’s Nest and with window walls opened up, you can marvel at the stunning views of nature while curled up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate. With four bedrooms and seven beds, it’s the perfect cabin for large groups.
This cabin is equipped with everything you would expect from a home -living room, dining, and gourmet kitchen. There’s also an entertainment space equipped with a flatscreen TV and couches. Outdoors, you can gather at the large deck overlooking the stunning Elk River Valley. The covered deck has glider chairs and a table for Al Fresco dining.
Mountain Home with Breathtaking Views of 7 Mountain Ranges
Location: Crooked Creek, North Carolina
Price: $260 per night
You will feel like you’re on top of the world in this mountain home in Crooked Creek. The views from the deck are honestly unbelievable — you can see over seven mountain ranges, including Mount Mitchell and the Grandfather Mountain. Plus, the rustic-style decor is incredibly cozy furnished with facilities to ensure your stay will be comfortable and memorable.
Spend your days at the loft area, enjoying the gorgeous scenery, or at the basement game room where you can enjoy a round of foosball, hockey, or ping-pong. This cabin might seem secluded, but you’re only a few minutes from downtown Asheville, Biltmore House, Chimney Rock, and the snow skiing facilities at Boone. There are also facilities nearby for outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, golfing, horseback riding, and zip-lining.
Romantic Asheville Area Cabin with Deck & Hot Tub
Location: Leicester, North Carolina
Price: $183 per night
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway in nature or a holiday filled with adventures, this romantic cabin in the Asheville area would be the perfect spot. It’s situated on a 3-acre private land just outside of Leicester. There’s even a private hot tub out on the deck where you can relax and admire the views.
The interior of this cute cabin boasts a rustic forest feel with vaulted ceilings and natural light shining through its stained-glass windows. Furnished with custom lighting, a fully equipped kitchen, and a fireplace, you’ll have everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Spend the day exploring the outdoors and end the day relaxing with a deep soak in the jetted hot tub.
Heaven on Earth Secluded Cabin with Hot Tub
Location: Bryson City, North Carolina
Price: $225 per night
This 2-bedroom cabin in Bryson City oozes rustic charm! It’s set in a five-acre unspoiled land with the stunning backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains and can sleep up to six people. Aside from its lovely rustic decor, you will enjoy relaxing at the private hot tub that opens to the panoramic views.
Cozy up at the wood-burning stone fireplace or light a fire at the outdoor fire pit when evening comes. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, this cabin has easy access to the area’s best hiking trails. You will also have access to activities like fishing, rafting, kayaking, and other forms of fun, outdoor activities.
Pet-friendly Cabin with Hot Tub & Mountain Views
Location: Sylva, North Carolina
Price: $266 per night
If your getaway won’t be complete without your furry friends, then this pet-friendly cabin in Sylva would be perfect for you. This pet-friendly cabin can host up to six people in its spacious, rustic interior. Relax at the private hot tub, screened porch, or outdoors with the fire pit, or get your gear on and hike up the Mount Lynn Lowry hiking trails with your pooch.
This beautiful cabin is located between Waynesville and Sylva and part of a gated community close to the Appalachian Trail and Waterrock Knob. Thus, you will have plenty of opportunities to take up outdoor activities, like kayaking and mountain biking, not to mention the hundred miles of scenic hiking trails.
The Carolina Treehouse Cabin
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Price: $323 per night
This beautiful property is both a treehouse and a cabin, an ideal getaway for those looking to escape to nature, as it’s situated on a wooded land designed with a “slow pace” in mind. There’s even a beautiful swing bed that overlooks a private pond. Indeed, relaxation awaits in this 1-bedroom Carolina treehouse for two.
You will have everything you need when staying in this cozy cabin. Its spacious bedroom has a queen-sized bed, fully equipped kitchen, patio, and a private backyard. But the biggest draw of this property is the stunning lakeside views. Unfortunately, this property is not pet-friendly, so it’s not the best option for guests bringing their furry friends.
Cabin with Hot Tub & Fire Pit
Location: Fletcher, North Carolina
Price: $163 per night
This mountain-top cabin is an ideal spot for a quick weekend getaway with your friends or loved ones. This custom-built cabin is only 15 min drive from Asheville and has the perfect size to accommodate three to four people. The 1-bedroom cabin features a private deck where you can look out over the stunning landscape, an outdoor fire pit where you can roast S’mores, and a 2-person hot tub to take the chill off when the temperature drops. You can also enjoy the stunning outdoor views from the inside. The cabin’s south-facing windows will allow plenty of light to get in and spread inside, while the cabin’s open floor plan design allows the conversation to flow freely.
The living room has a king-sized bed and a loft with a full bed at the main level. It also comes equipped with a kitchen with a gas stove to cook delicious home-cooked meals. There’s a teak dining table at the porch where you can enjoy al fresco dinners. Head to the fire pit for the S’mores for desserts while enjoying the dazzling stars.
The Nook Tiny House
Location: Swannanoa, North Carolina
Price: $204 per night
This cute tiny house Cabin on Swannanoa has a perfect 5-star rating from more than a hundred guests, and it’s easy to see why. This charming cabin is located just 15 minutes from downtown Asheville and 8 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Equipped with one bed that can sleep two guests, it’s the perfect cabin for a romantic getaway. Reviewers say it’s an incredibly cozy place to retreat to, and the location is just perfect.
This cabin may be tiny, but it has everything you need for a relaxing stay. It has a kitchen, TV, Wi-Fi, and a patio. Inside the nook, there’s a breakfast alcove and an entertainment loft. Featuring an 18-foot ceiling with expansive windows, it seems much more spacious than it actually is. The best part is that there’s an outdoor bathhouse available most of the year, although it’s cut off for much of the winter.