Cozy Cabins on Airbnb for Anyone Who Loves the Après More than the Ski
Cold temperatures call for turning up the coziness, and if you're going to be in the snow, you might as well do it in style. Airbnb rounded up their most wishlisted ski homes around the world based on internal Airbnb data, and the listings will make you want to pack up your best winter gear and head to the mountains. Here are eight cabins and chalets that will warmly welcome you home, even if your favorite sport is après-ski.
The Lake Tahoe Chalet, South Lake Tahoe, CA: If you've been curious about forest bathing, here's your chance: This Tahoe cabin is surrounded by tall pines and mountains for a truly relaxing stay. When you're ready for something a little more active, ski resorts and casinos are just a short drive away.
Transylvania Log Cabin, Pesteana, Romania: Transylvania may have somewhat of a storied history, but you won't find anything that bites at this peaceful log cabin immersed in nature. If you can tear yourself away from the indoor hammock, you'll find snow sports, ancient Roman ruins, and a dinosaur park close by.
Casita en la Montaña, Andorra, Spain: Get a true taste of mountain living in this modern cottage with incredibly scenic views. With the mountains so up close and personal, you'll barely feel the need to step outside.
Peaceful Cabin, Kittilä, Finland: During the winter, the Finnish Lapland becomes a snowy wonderland where people flock to get a glimpse of the northern lights. This cabin will provide a quiet getaway with modern comforts like WiFi, a sauna, and a fireplace.
Cozy Chalet, Rusutsu-mura, Japan: Stay in this modern chalet and you'll be just minutes away from the ski lifts at Rusutsu Resort, numerous restaurants, and onsen (hot springs). Inside you'll find a ski room, bedrooms with mountain views, and a fireplace for cozy evenings.
Luxury Chalet, Sion, Switzerland: Take in the Alps from the large terrace of this mountain chalet in the Verbier ski area of Switzerland. Come for the world-class skiing, stay for the floor-to-ceiling windows and the hot tub, which overlooks the Matterhorn.
Xalet Carlemany, Andorra, Spain: Plan a squad ski getaway to Arinsal, a small village close to the border of Spain. This roomy chalet has an indoor fireplace and sleeps up to 15 guests.
Charming Chalet, Steg, Liechtenstein: Whether you prefer downhill or cross-country skiing, this rustic chalet will provide the ideal home base for all your winter activities.
(Photos via Airbnb)
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