A big city winter can be chaotic, cold and frustrating – but just a short drive away you’ll find peace, quiet and an opportunity to relax. Not sure what we mean? Check out of your day-to-day and into one of the cozy Airbnb rentals scattered across Alberta. After the last few years, you deserve to wind down and read a book by a frosty window.

COAL CABIN

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Need a quiet weekend away? This secluded, ultra-modern home is a 10/10. With true vaulted cedar ceilings, massive windows with a mountain view, a south-facing deck, a fire pit area, and more, this 3 bedroom spot is perfect for families, couples or friend groups looking to unwind and enjoy this winter.

Where: Nordegg, Alberta

ROMANTIC CABIN RETREAT

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Under the branches of massive spruce and pine trees, you’ll find this private staycation home in Mountain View county. With a skylight, several trails within walking distance and tons of wildlife, this rental is THE place for those who want to unplug and enjoy nature.

Where: Mountain View County, Alberta, Canada

COZY CANMORE CONDO

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Like luxury living? With pool and gym access, and mountain views this stunning Canmore loft is the perfect near-home alternative to a resort. While there are no palm trees or a sandy beaches – this Banff adjacent site has a ton of amenities – and incredibly comfortable living quarters!

Where: Canmore, Alberta

PRIVATE YURT IN BRAGG CREEK

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Glamping? In the winter? You better believe it! This season, check into this vibe-forward Shanti Yurt, which stays toasty warm in the chillier months and even has a hot tub! It really is something!

Where: Bragg Creek, Alberta, Canada

RUSTIC CABIN WITH HOT TUB

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Throw it back in this rustic Bragg Creek cabin. Here, you can enjoy nature, the company of your guest, VHS tapes (yes, really) and the warmth of a hot tub. Talk about a cozy getaway!

Where: Bragg Creek, Alberta, Canada

WOODSY CABIN GETAWAY

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Brew some hot cocoa and throw on an oversized cardigan. This backwoods cabin really is just as advertised. Surround yourself with trees, a breeze, and wildlife then, take some well-deserved breaths. With amenities including an on-property waterfall, bathhouse, a private dining patio, a hot tub and places to walk, hike, and kayak, you’ll never be bored or feel any pressure to do anything but chillax. Could it get any better?

Where: Red Deer County, Alberta

A ROCKY MOUNTIAN HOUSE

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Located in Banff, this stunning escape is only minutes from world-class restaurants, ski hills, stunning views and nightlife. Not only has it been totally renovated it’s also got room for the whole fam, so load ’em up and enjoy!

Where: Banff, Alberta, Canada

LAKEFRONT COTTAGE 

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No, you won’t be able to enjoy the nearby lake this time of year, but you will have a ton of fun at this stunning cottage in Rocky View County. With 3-bedrooms, a pizza oven, a library, and a private hot tub here, you can relax. unplug and enjoy.

Where: Rocky View County, Alberta

MOUNTAIN VIEW CABIN

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A home away from home, this mountain view cabin is located just outside of Millarville, Alberta. Enjoy long hikes, a coffee by the window, deep sleeps and 8 acres of privacy. There’s nothing better!

Where: Foothills No. 31, Alberta, Canada

MODERN A-FRAME CABIN

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Located an equal distance from Edmonton and Calgary, Nordegg is known for its small town charm and stunning views. With room for 8 people, this stunning stay has a sauna, a firepit and luxurious decor.

Where: Nordegg, Alberta

And there you have it, 10 cozy Airbnb rentals in Alberta. Enjoy and happy staycationing! It’s going to be a chill winter.