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Many people who haven’t traveled in New Mexico think it’s all barren desert out here, but New Mexico is actually filled with lush forests that are perfect for a wilderness getaway! Better yet, there are some amazing Airbnbs that you can book throughout the state to enjoy a rustic vibe while still being cozy and comfortable. Here are the best cabin rentals in New Mexico to enjoy the natural beauty of the Southwest.
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Large groups of up to 14 people can stay in this luxurious cabin that has six bedrooms and five bathrooms. It is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized for guests and on a private 100-acre ranch by Moreno Creek. You’ll be just north of Eagle Nest and 15 minutes from the Angel Fire and Red River ski resorts. The cabin is a three-level home with a wrap-around deck, two master suites, two living rooms, and a kitchen plus a lower-level kitchenette. Many people consider this cabin rental for multi-family gatherings, family reunions, and executive retreats.
This is a popular Airbnb cabin that’s 15 minutes from downtown Santa Fe and in a semi-rural community. It sleeps five people and has two bedrooms and one bath. You’ll have your own deck here and miles of hiking and biking trails. It’s a casita-style home that’s two stories tall and next to the host’s home. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen and is in a dark-sky area with no streetlights to help you enjoy the amazing night skies and stars up above. Amenities provided include breakfast, laundry machines, Wi-Fi, and free parking. Pets are allowed here when you pay a $50 pet fee.
Couples traveling in New Mexico love this cute cabin with one bedroom and one bath just east of Santa Fe. It’s a 900-square-foot cabin on six acres of pine forests to give you lots of nature and privacy. The house has two levels, a full kitchen, full bathroom, laundry machines, queen-size bed, and loft to use as an office space or extra sleeping space for kids. You can explore the Pecos Wilderness, river, and national historic park when you stay here. It’s also within a couple of hours to six different ski areas. For an extra fee, you can arrange with the host for pre-arrival grocery shopping or an onsite massage.
This vintage A-frame cabin is a fully equipped home for up to five people that’s in the Upper Brazos Valley and at 7,800 feet elevation. It has two bedrooms and is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized for your safety. With this cabin rental, you’ll be less than two hours from Santa Fe and get a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, wood stove, electric heat, deck, and stunning mountain views. It’s fun to stay here for easy river access since the river is eight blocks away and to enjoy a leisurely getaway for reading, writing, and doing yoga on the deck. Come here in the summer to fish, swim, hike, and mountain bike. In the winter, come here for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and the local hot springs. There are also lots of museums and historic sites nearby to learn more about this part of New Mexico.
Book this Vrbo cabin to enjoy one of the best locations in all of Ruidoso. The cabin sleeps eight people and has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a hot tub, and rustic furniture. You’ll enjoy the quiet area at 7,300 feet elevation and the Sierra Blanca views. The cabin also offers a 600-square-foot, partially covered redwood deck and a hiking trail right off the deck. Up to two pets are allowed for a $75 fee.
A rustic Airbnb cabin for your Northern New Mexico adventure is this one for up to four guests. It’s a studio unit with small kitchen space, kiva fireplace, 3/4 bath, full-size bed, and fold-out sleeper loveseat. The cabin has gas and electric heat and is open year-round for your fishing, hunting, and skiing trips. Other fun things to do when staying in this area include Jeeping, winery and pueblo tours, golf, hiking, hot air balloon rides, and whitewater rafting. There’s a small store on site for gifts and small toiletry items.
Ruidoso is a wonderful place to book a cabin vacation, and this local cabin sleeps up to five people. It has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths in the heart of the Sacramento Mountains. The home is about 1,100 square feet in size and has a deck, gas grill, private hot tub, and lovely mountain views. It also offers Wi-Fi, cable TV, a gas fireplace, and lots of windows for an open concept interior. Within a 15-mile drive, you can also ski or snowboard at Ski Apache Resort in the winter.
Here’s a Vrbo rental cabin in the heart of the Jemez Mountains and near Fenton Lake, Valles Caldera, and Jemez Springs Village. It sleeps up to five people and has two bedrooms and one bathroom. When you stay here, you’ll be surrounded by natural hot springs, hiking trails, and fishing spots. Upon request, you can go horseback riding here too. Amenities provided at this cabin include internet, parking, laundry machines, heat, a fireplace, and a TV.
Four people can stay in this small cabin on five wooded acres that is a secluded getaway from city life. It has one bedroom, a half bath, and a beautiful deck to enjoy the mountain air. The back yard here has a fire pit and grill, while the inside has a 55-inch TV and games. Amenities of this Vrbo cabin rental are laundry machines, a wood-burning stove, and access to a communal pool. Skiing and snowshoeing opportunities in Cloudcroft are just 36 miles away. This is a pet-friendly cabin rental in New Mexico.
To be near the Gila National Forest, you can also stay at this cabin that’s on 29 secluded acres of land with lots of wildlife around. It has a full-size bed and sleeper sofa to accommodate three guests in the one-bedroom space that also has one bathroom. This is a budget-friendly cabin with hiking trails on the property and access to the bunkhouse sauna with host approval. The cabin does not have a kitchen inside, but it does have a small fridge, microwave, and coffee pot. It is not suitable for kids or pets.
Big groups of up to 12 people will enjoy this Vrbo cabin that’s close to Heron and El Vado lakes. It is about 25 minutes south of Chama and has abundant wildlife living in the area. You’ll be in a 3,200-square-foot house with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Families love it here because of the Jacuzzi hot tub, play room with a ping-pong table, outdoor grill, and new kitchen appliances. There’s a large carport and garage here for parking.
For up to six people looking for a trip to Ruidoso, consider this 1940s split-log cabin in the wooded Upper Canyon area. It has a modern-rustic design and is at the top of a hill overlooking the mountains, trees, and cabins. The river is close by, and deer frequently walk right through the yard. Modern touches include Wi-Fi, a TV with cable, and an updated gas fireplace. Perk Canyon is a two-minute drive away, the Perk Canyon trailhead is a quarter-mile away, while shops and dining are just five minutes away by car. To complete the mountain getaway vibe, there’s a hot tub and ski lodge décor at this home. This is a pet-friendly rental so bring your pup along for the adventure.
Here’s an affordable cabin for up to four people near the Gila River. It’s a handmade log cabin at Bearpaw Ranch that has a sleeping loft, fenced yard, and four ponds a short walk away. Stay here to be close to fishing, hiking, and hunting. You can even bring your horses here because there’s a large barn and fenced field. It’s 30 miles from Silver City and a great place for birdwatching. The stargazing here is out of this world because of the dark night skies.
Couples enjoy this cozy studio cabin that is welcoming and inviting. Short-term and medium-term stays are welcome at this small sanctuary that is very highly rated on Airbnb. The cabin offers a queen-size bed, free parking, a kitchen, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and breakfast. It’s in a private, natural setting that’s relaxing and has special touches provided by the hosts.
For a cabin that sleeps up to seven people, you can book this Vrbo rental with two bedrooms and one bathroom. It’s a 1,000-square-foot log cabin with handcrafted architecture, large windows, and a deck overlooking Cabresto Creek and a pond. Families, couples, artists, and business travelers can stay here and enjoy the surrounding attractions of Taos, Angel Fire, and Red River. Outdoor experiences are plentiful here with lots of opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, biking, and more. Pets are not allowed here, and parking is shared with the host’s other cabin rental.
Here’s a modern log cabin on an acre of land in the Cibola National Forest that’s just 15 minutes from Albuquerque. Stay here for easy city access, lovely mountain views, and to use to an outdoor Jacuzzi. You’ll be close to hiking and biking opportunities here in addition to all the city amenities that Albuquerque has to offer. It’s an ideal space for up to six people and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Pets are welcome with a deposit and fee.