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21 Coolest Cabins in Florida

If you love exploring Florida’s beautiful nature but don’t want to camp outside overnight, cabins are a perfect alternative. If you prefer a cozy place to sleep, rent one of these awesome cabins that offer rustic charm with all the comforts of modern conveniences, just steps away from Florida’s pristine natural beauty.

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Waterfront Cabin on the Bay - Gulf Breeze Waterfront Cabin on the Bay
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Waterfront Cabin on the Bay - Gulf Breeze

Head to Gulf Breeze to stay in this quaint waterfront cabin, where a long pier offers beautiful sunset views and dolphin sightings. The peaceful setting is complete with towering oak trees, a hammock and beach chairs. It boasts a double bed, full-sized futon, TV and kitchenette, and when you’re ready to get out and explore you can choose from either Pensacola Beach or Navarre, but a short drive away.

Romantic Cabin, Walk to Beach - St. Augustine Romantic Cabin, Walk to Beach
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Romantic Cabin, Walk to Beach - St. Augustine

This secret romantic getaway is set on a wooded lot near Vilano Beach Street, offering a “cabin in the woods” vibe with lush foliage. It’s just a short walk to the beach or neighboring tennis courts, while the screened-in porch extends the living space outdoors and is a nice place to relax and unwind. Surrounded by large old oaks, palms, palmettos and fruit trees, the cabin has a fully equipped kitchen, gas grill and private parking.

The Treehouse: Peaceful Cabin Near to PCB and 30A - Live Oak Peaceful Cabin Near to PCB and 30A
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The Treehouse: Peaceful Cabin Near to PCB and 30A - Live Oak

Just 20 minutes outside of Panama City Beach and the famous 30A, this cabin rental has it all. There is a boat launch and kayak/paddle board park just 2 miles away on the Choctawhatchee River. Start your day relaxing in the breakfast nook overlooking the nature landscapes and uninterrupted forest views, then get out and explore the area.

Nature Cabin with Hot Tub, Grill & Fire Pit - Homosassa Nature Cabin with Hot Tub, Grill & Fire Pi
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Nature Cabin with Hot Tub, Grill & Fire Pit - Homosassa

Sitting on a 5-acre piece of land, this 3-bedroom cabin is a perfect fit for a family or group of friends. The log home features over 2,800 square feet of living space, with a gourmet kitchen that is fully stocked, wrap-around deck, and 6-person hot tub. Its secluded location is hard to beat, offering a serene setting just a short 10-15 minute drive to the river/springs area.

Charming Rural 3 Bedroom Log Cabin - Live Oak Charming Rural 3 Bedroom Log Cabin
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Charming Rural 3 Bedroom Log Cabin - Live Oak

The 3-bedroom layout of this cabin is perfect for a group, where you can sit on the front porch and take in the beautiful nature vistas throughout the day. Head to the back porch for an evening of grilling or head to the fire pit in the backyard for a night of making s’mores and stargazing. Inside there’s a large open kitchen, dining, and living room, with convenient perks such as a washer/dryer, air fryer, and coffee machine.

Log Cabin on the River - Brooksville Log Cabin on the River
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Log Cabin on the River - Brooksville

Sitting on the water, this beautiful log cabin home is perfect for those who want to get away from it all. You can kayak or explore the hiking and biking trails in this remote, peaceful location. Inside there’s a large open main living room, dining room, full kitchen, and bath, with the upstairs level featuring a large master bedroom.

Charming Cabin with Free Horseback Riding, Petting Farm - Lake Placid Charming Cabin with Free Horseback Riding, Petting Farm
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Charming Cabin with Free Horseback Riding, Petting Farm - Lake Placid

If you’re an animal lover, you’ll adore this cabin rental. Along with resident horses, there are miniature donkeys, a mule, turkeys, ducks,a nd chickens at this family-friendly spot. The oldest recorded house in Highlands County, it has plenty of modern perks like Wi-Fi with Netflix, Prime, and Hulu, while you’ll still get the feeling of farm life on the 20-acre property.

Poolside Log Cabin on Pony Farm Near Beach - Largo Poolside Log Cabin on Pony Farm Near Beach
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Poolside Log Cabin on Pony Farm Near Beach - Largo

You’ll have the best of both worlds at this log cabin in Largo, which offers a cozy space just 15 minutes from some of Florida’s best Gulf Coast beaches. After a day of sightseeing, the cabin’s huge resort-style pool awaits, as well as a large living room and full kitchen. The two-acre property also includes a Fell Pony farm where chickens and peacocks roam, and when you’re ready for city action you can visit Clearwater and St. Petersburg’s attractions nearby.

Log Cabin at The Florida Ridge - Clewiston Log Cabin at The Florida Ridge
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Log Cabin at The Florida Ridge - Clewiston

Connect with nature at this charming cabin in Clewiston, which offers a screened-in porch, 12-foot high ceilings and plenty of space to roam around. In addition to a shared pool area with barbecue grills and a fire pit, guests will love the cabin’s full kitchen, large DVD collection and access to nature trails. Located in South Florida north of Miami, its the perfect spot to disconnect amidst the big city bustle.

The Nature House - Hernando The Nature House
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The Nature House - Hernando

Up to six guests can stay at this secluded cabin in Hernando, which is nestled alongside a canal with access to the Withlacoochee River. The cabin’s entire wall of windows offers prime wildlife viewing opportunities, while its electric fireplace, huge loft, full kitchen and flat-screen TVs with Roku are added perks. Rest easy in one of the spacious bedrooms, which boast memory foam mattresses. You can even bring your dog along with prior approval.

Otter Landing on Santa Fe River, 13 Private Acres - Branford Otter Landing on Santa Fe River, 13 Private Acres
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Otter Landing on Santa Fe River, 13 Private Acres - Branford

If you’re looking for a unique cabin getaway, this treehouse is the perfect fit. Set high up in the trees and on 13 acres of natural habitat, this cozy stay is nestled on the banks of the Santa Fe River. Near the famous Ichetucknee River, you’ll have access to kayaks, a canoe, and miles of public trails. It even has a fire pit for nights spent stargazing and roasting s’mores with the family.

Red Bird Cabin - Near the Suwannee River - Lafayette County Red Bird Cabin - Near the Suwannee River
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Red Bird Cabin - Near the Suwannee River - Lafayette County

This three-bedroom retreat is just 450 yards from the Shawnee River, offering 16 private acres dotted with towering live oaks and lemon and orange trees. Get away from it all as you enjoy its large, open yard, and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife such as whitetail deer, Osceola turkeys, and blue herons as you relax in the screened-in sunroom or swing on the large front porch. There is also a private boat landing on the property and a public boat ramp three miles away.

Florida Cracker Cabin on Cattle Ranch/Myakka River - Myakka City Florida Cracker Cabin on Cattle Ranch/Myakka Rive
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Florida Cracker Cabin on Cattle Ranch/Myakka River - Myakka City

Enjoy peace and quiet in Myakka City, which is a short drive from Siesta Key Beach and Sarasota. The newly built air-conditioned cracker cabin sleeps up to four guests comfortably and sits within a 1,100-acre working cattle ranch. Right outside the cabin is the Myakka River, and you can sit by the fire pit at night and enjoy the serene sounds of nature. If you want to get out and explore, cruise around the ranch on the electric bikes or hop in a kayak and get on the water.

Lakefront Cabin - Wellborn Lakefront Cabin
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Lakefront Cabin - Wellborn

Not far from Jacksonville and only 40-feet from Bethea Lake, this luxurious VRBO cabin will make even the most high-maintenance camper happy. Find complete serenity and privacy in this peaceful getaway, where you can kayak, fish, bbq right from your backyard. Just 40 feet from the water’s edge, its possible to spot wild turkeys, ducks and deer, while Lake City’s shopping and restaurants are just a 15-minute drive away.

Very Beary Cabin on Crystal Lake - Ocklawaha Very Beary Cabin on Crystal Lake
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Very Beary Cabin on Crystal Lake - Ocklawaha

This pet-friendly cabin is a 2,100 square foot split-level nature lodge-style rental. Set on the natural spring-fed, sand bottom Crystal Lake, it was renovated in 2016 to include a fun bear theme. Located in an Ocala National Forest community, it’s surrounded by a hardwood hammock of oaks, pines, magnolias, and hickory trees. From here, it’s easy to access outdoor adventures like canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving, tubing, hiking, and fishing, while Disney World is just an hour away. Perks include a fire pit on the lake beach, a covered cedar dock, and a furnished deck.

Riverside Retreat - Dunnellon Riverside Retreat
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Riverside Retreat - Dunnellon

An ideal spot for nature lovers, this cabin sits on the Withlacoochee River and offers incredible water views. It’s a great way to experience Florida’s Nature Coast as you sit on the dock and feed the fish or kick back and watch the river flow by in the evening. The kitchen is stocked with everything you need, while the furnished outdoor area and cozy living spaces make it a perfect home base for a peaceful nature getaway.

Rum Island Cabin - Fort White Rum Island Cabin
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Rum Island Cabin - Fort White

Located near Gainesville lies a cozy cabin that sits 100-feet away from a pristine spring leading into the Sante Fe River. Perfect for a relaxing getaway, nature lovers will find happiness in the peaceful and quiet surroundings. The well-equipped cabin offers easy access to state parks with swimming, cave diving, snorkeling and hiking available, and the town of High Springs is just six miles away and offers a collection of quaint shops and restaurants.

Romantic Rustic Cabin - Ocala National Forest Romantic Rustic Cabin
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Romantic Rustic Cabin - Ocala National Forest

Perfect for a romantic getaway, this rustic yet cozy cabin rental on Big Grasshopper Lake is an ideal spot to watch one of Florida’s famous sunsets before you unwind in front of the comfy wood-burning fireplace. Enjoy canoeing, fishing and hiking in the Ocala National Forest, then prepare dinner in the well-equipped kitchen or relax in the living room with a home theater or screened porch.

Log Cabin Hideaway in Spring Country - Fort White Log Cabin Hideaway in Spring Country
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Log Cabin Hideaway in Spring Country - Fort White

A great cabin option for budget-savvy travelers, this one-bedroom rental is an Amish-made log cabin. Just minutes from top nature attractions in Ginnie, Ichetucknee, and Blue Springs, travelers who love kayaking and canoeing will be in heaven here with its prime location. Relax on the porch or around the fire pit and enjoy the view of the beautiful trees and wildlife that surround you, as turkey and deer are often spotted wandering the property. Other perks include a BBQ grill and Wi-Fi.

Private Charming Cottage with Kayaks - Sarasota Private Charming Cottage with Kayaks
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Private Charming Cottage with Kayaks - Sarasota

A popular Florida cabin in Sarasota, this charming one-bedroom rental has an upscale woodsy vibe on one acre of private property. With a tropical and Old Florida vibe, the cozy spaces near downtown Sarasota and its trendy restaurants and nightlife, while the world-class beaches are just a short drive away. Inside, the interior has wood floors and wood paneling as well as modern furniture and decor throughout, as well as a Smart HDTV, board games, a fully stocked kitchen, and two single-person kayaks are available for use.

Private Historical Cottage with 60 Foot Dock on Sarasota Bay - Cortez Private Historical Cottage with 60 Foot Dock on Sarasota Bay
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Private Historical Cottage with 60 Foot Dock on Sarasota Bay - Cortez

A completely renovated historical cottage, this one-bedroom property dates back to the early 1900s. It’s a laid-back getaway set in the charming fishing village of Cortez and features original hardwood floors, a king-size bed, and beautiful views. Other on-site perks include a dishwasher, refrigerator, BBQ grill, and table and chairs on the back for soaking up the peaceful setting. Sitting on a lot with a 60-foot dock on Sarasota Bay, it offers kayaks available with fishing gear and beach equipment.

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