Amazing experience! We stayed here during Thanksgiving and despite the rainy weather, it was still very romantic and wonderful. Timothy and Helene...
Amazing experience! We stayed here during Thanksgiving and despite the rainy weather, it was still very rom...
Gorgeous Yurt Tucked Away near Yosemite National Park in Oakhurst, CaliforniaOakhurst, California (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Barbecue
This romantic and secluded yurt rental is located near the south entrance to Yosemite National Park in Oakhurst, California. The yurt is nestled in the middle of the woods in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, under the shade of towering pines and cedars near a babbling, serene brook. It can accommodate up to two guests, making it a perfect wilderness retreat for couples who want a unique and peaceful holiday, or solo adventurers hoping to reconnect with nature.
Each morning, couples will wake up from sweet dreams in a plush queen-size bed and catch a breathtaking sunrise over the forest and snow-capped peaks. In the lounge area, guests can curl up with a good book on the comfy sofa and armchairs, or keep warm by the wood-burning fireplace. Firewood is provided. There is also an oversized dresser for extra storage space and a desk where guests can catch up on work emails or business projects. Linens and extra pillows are provided.
The yurt is connected by a wooden deck to a cookhouse and a bathroom. The bathroom contains a shower, a sink, and a mirrored vanity. Towels, toiletries, and a hairdryer are provided. The cookhouse features a fully-equipped kitchen with a dining area. The kitchen includes a fridge with a freezer, a stove, a toaster, a coffeemaker, and a tea kettle. Dishes and cooking utensils are provided. The dining table can seat two. Other amenities include heating, electricity, running water, Wi-Fi, an iron and ironing board, and a dryer. The bathroom can also be found in the cookhouse.
The yurt features a front porch where guests can sit out with a fresh cup of coffee or tea, and watch wildlife in the woods or snowfall on the treetops. The cookhouse features a back deck with a comfortable sofa, a breakfast bar that seats four, and spectacular views of the surrounding woodlands and mountains. Behind the yurt and cookhouse is a private, furnished patio with a garden and a fire pit. After a long day of hiking through Yosemite National Park or rafting down the Tuolumne River, guests can eat dinner on the deck and watch the sunset together, or stargaze and roast s'mores around the fire pit. Read More
- Running water
- Safe box
- Air conditioning
- Cell service
- Queen-size bed
- Lounge/Living room
- Docking station
- Sound system
- Dining table
- Kitchen equipment
- Outdoor furniture
- Hot plate
- Tea kettle
- Breakfast bar
- Dining room
- Picnic area
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
The yurt is connected by a deck to a cookhouse and a bathroom. The yurt features a front porch, while the cookhouse and bathroom have a back deck. Both share a private outdoor patio with a fire pit and a garden. Free parking is available onsite.
Guests will have access to free Wi-Fi inside the yurt. The yurt features a lounge area with a laptop-friendly workspace and a fireplace. For guests' convenience, there is also a laundry facility. The cookhouse includes a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining area.
- Laundry service
- Front desk service
Location + Surroundings
This yurt is located in Oakhurst, California, and is surrounded by towering pines, babbling creeks, and rugged snow-capped peaks. The yurt is near the South entrance to Yosemite National Park and is also just a few minutes away from China Creek, and 15 minutes away from Bass Lake. Oakhurst is tucked away in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and is roughly an hour away from the Merced River, and an hour and a half away from the Tuolumne River. The closest major airport is Fresno Yosemite International Airport, which is about an hour away from Oakhurst. Read More
- Whitewater rafting
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Winter sports
Guests at the yurt will be a few minutes away from the South entrance to the famous Yosemite National Park. The park is renowned for its spectacular natural landscapes, from its craggy granite cliffs to its towering waterfalls, and its expansive forests of old sequoia trees to its lush open valleys and rushing whitewater rivers.
At Yosemite National Park, guests can go hiking, biking, horseback riding, and rock climbing. They can also watch birds, or view wildlife like deer, coyotes, bighorn sheep, and black bears. Additionally, guests can take jeep tours through the park, or stop in the woods and valley for a picnic. In the warmer months, guests can go swimming, boating, and fishing along many glacial lakes and streams. They can also canoe, kayak, and raft along the Merced and Tuolumne Rivers. In the winter, alpine trails will be open for both downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and sledding. There is also a rink for ice skating.
For more winter activities, there is a multitude of upscale ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada Mountains around Oakhurst. Guests can also travel up to Bass Lake for more swimming, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking, as well as paddle-boarding and jet-skiing. For more leisurely activities, guests can go shopping and dining in Oakhurst, or just stay at the yurt to view wildlife and take photos of the lovely scenery.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets live on the property, so guests are not permitted to bring their own pets.
There is a refundable security deposit of $500.
There is a minimum stay of one night.
Check-in is at 15:00 and check-out is at 11:00.
Quiet hours are after 22:00.
The yurt is suitable for couples and families with older children. The yurt is not suitable for parties or special events, nor families with infants or young children.
Rates vary by season. Additional taxes and fees are included. Read More