Looking for the coolest and best yurts in New York? You are at the right place! We have shortlisted some of the most amazing yurt rentals in New York for travel and glamping enthusiasts like yourself!
New York always ranks high on every traveler’s bucket list. When talking about New York, people immediately think of New York City, but the state of New York is beautiful and is full of hiking trails, waterfalls, national parks, and glamping destinations. And when you opt to ditch the traditional hotel, you experience magic!
So, why stay in a yurt? Because a yurt is the best way to experience both luxury and nature in the same place. These are round, portable tents used by nomadic people in Central Asia in ancient times. Yurt rentals are now becoming increasingly popular among nature lovers and outdoorsy folks as their preferred type of accommodation. From luxurious to rustic, off-grid to on-grid, tiny to spacious ones, there is no dearth of yurt rentals in New York
Let’s take you on a tour of our all-time favorite yurt rentals in New York. Also, be sure to read my guides on Yurts in Pennsylvania, Yurts in Maryland, and Yurts in Maine for more epic glamping stays in the area!
Modern Adirondack Yurt
Where: Elizabethtown, New York
Price: $175+ per night
Feel the romance and the magic of the High Peaks region and enjoy stunning views of Elizabethtown and many other peaks from this property. The yurt features a cozy bedroom on the main floor, a loft bedroom, a full bathroom, a dining area, and a propane heater. There is a TV, free WiFi, and a large collection of movies. The deck outside has seating for 2 and a gas grill. There is a fire pit for cold nights and to roast s’mores.
Hike, snowshoe, and ski right from the door on the 85 acres of private property. There is a secret swimming hole right around the corner. A full complement of maps and guides to nearby hiking trails is available at the property. Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, and Whiteface Mountain are a short drive away. Lincoln pond is great for swimming and boating and is a 15-minute drive away.
Yurt Surrounded By Waterfalls, Brooks, Cliffs & Forest
Where: Ulster Park, New York
Price: $265+ per night
Perched on 120 acres of property, and surrounded by brooks, waterfalls, cliffs, and forest, the yurt is a great space for relaxation and rejuvenation. You can take long walks around the property and immerse yourself in nature with the sound of waterfalls in the backdrop. You may even get to spot wildlife like deer, turkeys, coyotes, foxes, bears, eagles, hawks, and hummingbirds.
The 30’ yurt can sleep up to 4 and has a queen-size bed, a sofa pull-out, and 2 twin-size beds. It features a full bathroom with a washer and a dryer, a living area, a dining area, a fireplace, and a well-equipped kitchen. A large skylight allows natural light to flood the space and is great for gazing at the stars at night. The deck outside is great for enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning and wine at night. The fire pit keeps you cozy on chilly nights.
New Paltz and Kingston are 10-15 mins away, and Woodstock and Rhinebeck are 30 mins away.
Yurt Nestled in Woods and Gardens
Where: Schuyler County, New York
Price: $145+ per night
Nestled in the woods at Wellspring Forest Farm, the yurt presents an opportunity of immersing yourself in farm life. Play with farm animals and dogs, and enjoy farm-produced products. You can even pluck cooking herbs from the garden just outside the yurt door.
The yurt features a queen mattress in the loft, a convertible queen futon on the main floor, a full bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, a wood stove, and a walk-in closet. Outside, there is a gas grill, a small fire pit, outdoor furniture, and a hammock amongst the trees. The deck outside is great for watching sunsets, reading books, or practicing yoga.
You can walk on the .8-mile marked trail just behind the yurt. There are wine, beer, cheese trails, and waterfall hikes nearby.
Mariaville Goat Farm Yurt
Where: Pattersonville, New York
Price: $115+ per night
Tucked away in a small, off-grid goat farm, this 20’ yurt is your own private getaway amidst nature. Explore the farm, play with the goats, and take a walk along the trails in the woods.
The yurt features a double bed, a living area, a wood stove and oven, and a dining table for 2. The skylight is great for gazing at the sky or falling asleep under the stars. There is a solar-heated outdoor shower and an outhouse. Enjoy a picnic by the fire pit with the goats, roast s’mores around the campfire, or bask in the sun on the hammock.
You can place orders for bagged lunches, picnic lunches, and boxed dinners 24 hours before arrival. Enjoy activities like kayaking, swimming, and hiking nearby.
Moon Lodge Yurt
Where: Lagrangeville, New York
Price: $135+ per night
Resting in the middle of a field on the top of a hill and surrounded by wildflowers, the Moon Lodge yurt is a gateway to heaven. This is an environmentally responsible property and is equipped with a solar-powered system for lighting and charging. All shampoos and soaps used are biodegradable
This four-season yurt features a full-size bed, a cushioned chair (convertible to a twin bed), a wood-burning stove, and a custom clear ceiling for gazing at the clear skies during the day and stars at night. There is an outhouse with a composting toilet behind the yurt and an outdoor shower area.
You can walk freely in the backfield and explore the beautiful hiking trails in the private forest. There are great historic and cultural attractions nearby.
Luxury Yurt Sanctuary On Biodynamic Farm
Where: Ghent, New York
Price: $375+ per night
With 130 acres of pastures, a creek, a spring-fed swim pond, and a private 2.5-mile hiking trail, the Lightforce Sanctuary is truly an oasis. This is a working farm with honey-making bees, grazing sheep, and crops in the fields.
The yurt features a loft bedroom with a king bed, a full bathroom with a clawfoot tub, a living area, a dining area, and a gourmet kitchen. There is heating and air conditioning in the yurt. There is an outdoor hot water shower for unwinding after an active day. Outside, there is a picnic table, a charcoal BBQ grill, Adirondack chairs, and a fire pit.
The creek is great for fishing using the rowboat, and you can swim in the pond. During winters, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed on the trail and fields. The adjacent Claverack Town park offers a playground for children and basketball courts, and Berkshire ski areas are 30 mins away.
Saratoga Springs Luminous Yurt & Healing Retreat
Where: Saratoga Springs, New York
Price: $225+ per night
Have you ever stayed in a hand-made Mongolian yurt? If not, then this is one of the best yurt rentals in New York for a truly authentic Mongolian yurt experience. Handmade by a family in Mongolia, this 19’ yurt dons vibrant colors and Buddhist symbols all around. The vibes of this place are calm and peaceful.
It features a double bed, a pellet stove, AC, and lambs wool insulation. You will have your own private outdoor shower and ½ bath inside the owner’s house. You can unwind in the backyard with gardens, a seating deck, a fire pit, and a hammock. There is a fish pond with a bridge near the yurt.
You can plan hikes or paddles in nearby nature parks. Skiing, kayaking, and horse riding can be enjoyed nearby. But if you are here to just rejuvenate, you can book massages and healing sessions with Shari who is a licensed massage therapist and shamanic healing practitioner.
Yurt at Loomis Lair
Where: Waterville, New York
Price: $117+ per night
This 16’ yurt is nestled on 80 acres of private forest land consisting of hiking trails and fields with beautiful views. The yurt features a queen bed, a twin bed, a full bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, and a living area with a work desk. There are Adirondack chairs on the deck outside and a picnic table for admiring the views. During your stay here, you can visit the goats, geese, and a dog on the property.
The Beaver Creek State Forest and the Brookfield Rail Road State Forest nearby are great for recreational activities. Canoeing and fishing can be enjoyed at the Sangerfield River and activities like hiking, X-country skiing, snowmobiling, and horseback riding can be enjoyed at the Charles E. Baker State Forest.
Yurt at Blue Pepper Farm
Where: Jay, New York
Price: $68+ per night
With breathtaking views of the Whiteface and Adirondack mountains, the yurt sits on a 25-acre pasture. This is a working farm, and there are sheep, lambs, pigs, and hens at the farm along with guard dogs.
The 30’ yurt features a queen bed with a view, a room with bunk beds, a basic kitchen, a living area, a dining area, and a wood stove for heat. Outside, there is a deck with Adirondack chairs, a grill, and a fire pit. There is a composting outhouse and an outdoor kitchen for summer.
Walking, skiing, and snowshoeing can be enjoyed around the perimeter of the pasture outside the fence. Hiking and climbing can be enjoyed nearby.
Climbing Vine Yurt
Where: Newfield, New York
Price: $208+ per night
Come stay in this beautifully designed and hand-crafted yurt surrounded by gardens and orchards, and visited by birds and butterflies. If you are someone who likes to be in nature, hiking, and gorge walks, then this is one of the best yurt rentals in New York.
The yurt features a master bedroom with a queen bed, a loft bedroom with 2 twin beds, a full bathroom, a kitchen with a dining area, a living area, and a wood pellet stove. The stone patio outside offers a dining area, a fire pit, and a gas grill.
There is a wildflower field a few steps away which connects to Van Buskirk Gorge with many waterfalls and a nature preserve.
Yurts at Yale Manor
Where: Romulus, New York
Price: $210+ per night
Yale Minor is a private property on 10 acres of land, in a park-like setting. It is located on the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine Trails. Just 5 minutes from the property is a boathouse resting on the shoreline of the beautiful Seneca lake.
The yurts at Yale Manor are 700 square feet round Mongolian-style tents and are fully insulated. Each yurt offers a lake view and features a king bed, a full bathroom, a dining area, a fireplace, and a living area. Electrical appliances include a TV, a ceiling fan, a portable fan, a refrigerator, and a microwave. A breakfast basket is supplied upon request.
You will have access to the lakefront, the boathouse, and a 100’ dock with 2 decks, floats, lounges, chairs, a fire pit, and a grill.
Bluebell Yurt at Kos Retreats
Where: Gardiner, New York
Price: $232+ per night
Perched on a 100-acre organic farm, Bluebell is a 450 sq ft yurt overlooking the hay fields and far beyond the white cliffs of Millbrook Mountain.
The yurt features an en-suite bathroom with a tub and a shower, an air conditioning and heating system, a king-size bed, and a kitchenette. It even has a living area and a work desk. Outside, a private deck with 2 chairs is perfect for basking in the views and spotting wildlife (if you are lucky). There is an outdoor summer kitchen with a BBQ grill and a fire pit.
There are scenic hiking and biking trails nearby. You will be close to New Paltz and the Shawangunk Mountains in the Hudson Valley.
Glamping Yurt with Modern Amenities
Where: East Meredith, New York
Price: $168+ per night
Tucked in 70 acres of woods, this yurt has everything you can ask for! It is equipped with a king-size bed, a full bathroom, a well-furnished kitchen, and a heater. The deck outside has a seating area for 2. There is a picnic area near the yurt with a charcoal grill, a picnic table, and a fire pit. You can also order a farm-to-table meal with the hosts.
With mountain views and hiking trails that begin from the meadow, the yurt brings you close to nature. There is a fieldstone labyrinth and a meditation corner. Activities like kayaking, swimming, and horseback riding can be enjoyed nearby.
Yurts are for everyone! Whether you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway, a family with kids, a solo traveler, or a group of friends planning a reunion, staying in a yurt is one of the best decisions you can make. We hope you have a memorable vacation in New York. Cheers!