12 Best Yurts in Alaska To Rent For a Glamping Getaway

Are you up for northern lights viewing or trail hiking and searching for the best yurt rentals in Alaska? Well, you’re in the right place since this ultimate guide brings you some of the coziest, warmest and most unique yurt rentals in the state of Alaska!

Alaska is home to some of the most incredible natural attractions in North America! Highlights of the Last Frontier include glacier treks, stunning lakes, and remote outposts – making it abundant with exciting places to glamping. Whether you want to camp in the backcountry or glamp in a luxurious space, the following yurt rentals in Alaska are sure to cover just what you’re looking for:

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The Borealis Yurt – Deluxe Mountain Getaway Above Fairbanks With Great Views

Where: Fairbanks, Alaska

Price: $242+ for two nights (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 5 guests


Take a trip to Fairbanks and enjoy the view from above in this Borealis Yurt. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom, perfect for a small family getaway. It’s also equipped with cutlery, dishes, cooking utensils, a coffee maker, microwave, stovetop, and refrigerator. 

Moreover, the rental has WiFi and a large screen TV that your family can use for entertainment. Outdoor activities like skiing, ice or river fishing, and hiking are also available. Or you can visit nearby arctic cultural events, natural hot springs, golf courses, and other historic sites.

You can also enjoy a sunny south-facing view since the yurt is on top of the hills. At night, be mesmerized by the great northern lights view while staying in a cozy and warm yurt. Or enjoy the night having a bonfire or grilling since the yurt has an outdoor fire pit and private deck with a grill. 

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Luxurious Yurt – 3 Bedrooms with Stunning Views and Whirlpool

Where: Haines, Alaska

Price: $508+ for two nights (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 6 guests


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This yurt in Alaska is perfect for watching eagles soar by only two miles outside of downtown Haines. It also overlooks the Lynn Canal and Chilkat river, which promises a breathtaking view.

The yurt has a full-service kitchen, allowing you to cook your meals. It also has a loft that can sleep two persons, a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, and the other two rooms have twin-size beds. The bathroom has a shower and a hot tub. Thus, these amenities will give you comfort while in the wilderness. 

You can also visit other places easily since the property is nearby to Southeast Alaska State Fair, Mount Ripinski, and Haines Borough Public Library. 

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Nomad Yurt

Where: Talkeetna, Alaska

Price: $232+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 4 guests


This yurt is just four blocks from downtown. Although it’s in a wooded neighborhood, it has all the amenities you need, such as a refrigerator, water dispenser, sink, smart TV, microwave, and fold-out couch. Shampoo, soap, linens, and towels are also provided. 

Guests applauded the property for being lovely, and the yurt is clean, cozy, and comfy. So if you want a couple’s getaway, this yurt rental in Alaska would be perfect. 

It’s also less than a mile away from the Aurora Dora, Talkeetna Historical Society Museum, and Talkeetna Riverfront Park, making your stay here even more worthwhile. 

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Denali Circle

Where: Kachemak Bay State Park, Homer, Alaska

Price: $184+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


Denali circle has yurts with amenities such as a cookpot, bucket, water container, teapot, two-burner cookstove, and a wood stove. Each yurt here is insulated to give you a comfortable temperature. 

This yurt rental allows you to bring and set up an additional tent beside your yurt if you need to. Since the yurts are above the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds and on the edge of a grassy meadow, it’s perfect for camping and glamping.

The yurts may not have running water, but you can easily access the spring below the campsite. Touches like this can make your camping experience more traditional – ideal if you’re looking for an adventure and rest from city life. You can also enjoy shared picnic tables and a fire pit with the other guests. 

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Eagle River Nature Center Yurt Rental

Where: Anchorage, Alaska

Price: $85+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


The Eagle River Nature Center has a choice of yurts, namely Yukla Yurt, River Trail Yurt, and Rapids Camp Yurt. These yurts can sleep up to four persons, and each is equipped with basic amenities. These amenities include the deck, bear-proof food locker, two chairs, a table, firewood, wood stove, and plywood bunk-bed. 

You can experience a true backcountry and rustic experience here since you’ll use firewood and wood stoves when cooking. You also need to access the nearby water source and the latrine outside the yurts. 

You can have outdoor campfires, but you mustn’t cut trees. Instead, you can pick up the deadwood found lying in the forest. However, you have to be wary since the location is in bear country. Take this as a challenge to learn how to become more cautious when roaming the property and storing and cooking your foods. 

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Nauti Otter – The Yurt Village

Where: Seward, Alaska

Price: $154+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


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Glamping in Alaska is what the Nauti Otter offers. They have at least ten yurts to choose from that have basic facilities you’ll need to camp comfortably. Each yurt has a heater, fan, electricity, skylight looking up to the tree canopy, and beds. 

The property’s shared facilities include the restroom, a covered pavilion, fire pit, BBQ grill, and picnic tables. If you prefer to have breakfast served, you can book a yurt that includes such. 

Nauti Otter also offers different excursions suitable for every budget and preference. These experiences include Kenai Fjords National Park Glacier and Whale Cruises which lets you encounter wildlife like seabirds, otters, and whales. Here, you can have a kayak tour, fishing boat tour, or a personal helicopter tour to see the panoramic views of the Kenai Peninsula. 

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Manitoba Cabin – Spirit Walker Yurt

Where: Anchorage, Alaska

Price: $140+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


This warm 16 ft yurt in Alaska can sleep up to eight guests since it has two double bunks and four single bunks. You don’t have to worry about the cold temperature since the yurt has a propane heater, and it’s also insulated. 

The yurt rental lets you share cabin amenities with other guests, such as the outhouse and the cabin kitchen. Near the property is Canyon Creek, where you can get water that you should treat before drinking. 

If you want to unplug and immerse yourself with nature, the Manitoba Cabin is perfect as yurts don’t have their electrical outlets. 

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Alaska Base Camp Yurt

Where: Seward, Alaska

Price: $259+ per night (taxes excluded) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


If you want to stay near the beach, Alaska Base Camp Yurt is recommended. The yurt overlooks Resurrection Bay and is situated on the beachfront, so it’ll only take a short walk to the water. 

The yurt has a kitchenette equipped with an eating area, bar area, microwave, full refrigerator, coffee maker, and toaster oven. It also has WiFi and a flat-screen TV perfect for entertaining kids. Unlike other yurts, this one has a full bath with a shower and heater. 

Besides grilling BBQ on its front porch, you can also go fishing, kayaking, and sightseeing since it’s only a couple of blocks away from nearby fishing charters. If you’re up for more adventure, go hiking at Cains Head or Tosina Point. 

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Orca Island Cabins – Ocean View Yurt Cabin

Where: Seward, Alaska

Price: $882+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


Another yurt rental in Seward that promises you the scenic beauty of Alaska is the Orca Island Cabins. Here, your glamping experience is at an environmentally sensitive and natural property. 

Each yurt has solar power, a queen-size bed, futon, comforters, blankets, and pillows. The kitchen on each yurt also has a basic dining area, cookware, dishes, and propane range. You also have a private bathroom with a shower and a compost toilet. 

Even firewood and potable water are provided, making your stay more comfortable. For outdoor activities, you can enjoy grilling BBQ at the large private deck of each yurt. 

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River Front Yurt with a View

Where: Palmer, Alaska

Price: $197+ for two nights (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


This yurt rental in Alaska offers you the chance to watch goats, sheep, moose, and bears in the high country bowls of Pioneer Peek via binoculars. That’s because the property is 26 acres on the Knik River with great views of Pioneer Peak. 

The property is also near outdoor recreational activities like ATV, fishing, biking, and hiking. After enjoying such activities during the day, you can relax in the yurt while stargazing through its dome skylight. 

Potable water, a sink, and a burner for cooking are provided. If you need to access the internet, you can connect with the WiFi near the property’s main house. The outhouse is also just a few steps away from your yurt, while a bathhouse is available five minutes down the road.

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Alaska Kenai River Fishing – Sleep in an Alaskan Yurt

Where: Soldotna, Alaska

Price: $139+ per night (taxes included) 

Accommodates: 3 guests


This 16 ft yurt rental has an outlet for chargers and lights. It also has a single sofa bed, a queen-size bed, and a small dorm fridge. 

The guest bathroom has a shower only a short walk from your yurt to the Laundry Cabin. It will also take you a short walk if you want to go fishing at the Kenai River. Or simply check out the wildlife that the 13-acre property has to offer. 

During the day, you can enjoy the outdoors by staying on the hammock or having meals at the picnic table outside the deck. A fire pit is available for toasting mallows or grilling BBQs at night. 

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Chena Hot Springs – Yurts

Where: Fairbanks, Alaska

Price: $65+ per night (taxes excluded) 

Accommodates: 2 guests


If you want to experience traditional camping, then this Mongolian Style yurt tent in Alaska is for you. It doesn’t have bedding, plumbing, or electricity, letting you immerse more with nature. Thus, you may need to bring your own sleeping bags or linens since the yurts have cots. 

The property has geothermal power facilities, excellent aurora viewing, and an ice museum. The property’s hot springs are also the most developed and accessible in Alaska. Moreover, Fairbanks residents even consider the natural hot springs to have healing power for pains and aches. 

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Alaska has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to outdoor winter activities. You can spot bears and humpback whales from epic mountain peaks to icy glaciers. Make your escapade more memorable by staying in one of these yurt rentals in Alaska. 

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