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11 Best Cabin Rentals in Cloudcroft, New Mexico

by Brittany Varano

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A secluded mountain village about two hours north of El Paso, Cloudcroft, New Mexico boasts beautiful weather in the summer and fun in the snow come wintertime.

Bordering the Lincoln National Forest and sitting nearly 9,000 ft above sea level, the surrounding mountainscape offers tourists an excellent opportunity for hiking, biking, skiing, and more.

Visitors also enjoy venturing beyond town to explore some of New Mexico’s most stunning areas, such as White Sands National Park and the Guadalupe Mountains.

When you’re not busy enjoying the outdoors, relaxing in a comfortable cabin rental is the way to go. With rugged interior designs matching the landscape and plenty of high-end amenities, we’re sure your dream Cloudcroft vacation rental is on this list!

1. A-Frame Cabin

A-Frame Cabin

Why you should stay: Feel at home in this getaway surrounded by acres of lush woodland views from the large outdoor deck.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Experience the peace and quiet of remote living in this impressive A-Frame cabin rental for six. The city center is just a few miles away from the property and the Trestle Recreation Area for summer hiking and Ski Cloudcroft for winter fun.

This unique home features tall ceilings, exposed beams, and charming decor. The master bedroom has a comfy king bed for two, plus a queen in the lofted sleeping space, a sleeper sofa, and two air mattresses if needed. Outside, the wraparound deck welcomes relaxing lounging under the sunshine and in the fresh air.

2. Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Why you should stay: An excellently high-rated New Mexico log cabin with quality amenities and rustic charm.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Enjoy mountain views and fantastic wildlife crossings at this log cabin in Cloud Country West. Perfect for small events or family gatherings, up to ten guests can enjoy the home’s warm mountain-inspired decor while comfortably spread out amongst the four bedrooms, three baths, well-appointed kitchen, and dining, and living room.

Step outside onto the covered deck and fire up the BBQ grill while the kids play in the private yard or you sip libations after a full day of New Mexico adventures.

3. Family Mountain Cabin

Family Mountain Cabin

Why you should stay: Spacious family-friendly cabin boasting a double balcony, game and entertainment room, and plenty of room for everyone.

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Leave the stresses of everyday life behind as you visit one of Cloudcroft this beautiful family mountain cabin. While the city center is only a short drive away, you’ll feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere with only the surrounding nature, local wildlife, and family to keep you company.

Inside this expansive 3,600 square foot home, you’ll find five cozy bedrooms to accommodate your large group comfortably. There’s also a fun game room equipped with a foosball table, ping pong and air hockey table, large TV, and enough seating for family game time.

4. Livin Hi Lodge

Livin Hi Lodge

Why you should stay: Quiet and secluded log cabin located in the natural beauty of Lincoln National Forest.

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

The Livin Hi Lodge is a quaint Cloudcroft vacation rental filled with endless unique charm. If the African safari styled room doesn’t catch your eye, the North American great room with taxidermy mounts of impala, black bear, elk, and others will.

Complete with attractive outdoor balconies, this log cabin is roomy enough for up to twelve guests. While kids are more than welcome, the valuable decor and set up of the home may be better suited as an adult’s getaway.

5. Pet-friendly Cloudcroft Cabin

Pet-friendly Cloudcroft Cabin

Why you should stay: >Pet-friendly cabin with gleaming wooden interior, within walking distance to local shops and restaurants.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
  • Pets allowed: yes

If you’re traveling with a furry companion, this pet-friendly Cloudcroft Cabin should be at the top of your list! The rugged yet stunning interior will make you feel as if you’re staying in the heart of the wild. Wood flooring and ceilings greet you throughout the home, as well as stainless steel kitchen appliances, a pool table, and three cozy bedrooms.

This property covers all of the bases when it comes to outdoor lounging, and guests can enjoy Adirondack seating around the fire pit, a gas grill and picnic table, and a massive covered balcony deck with great views.

6. The Forest House

The Forest House

Why you should stay: A luxurious and modern New Mexico cabin rental that doesn’t sleep on quality amenities.

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

The Forest House is an elegant cabin that’s been thoughtfully designed with modern furniture, high-tech amenities, and hotel-style memory foam mattresses. The kitchen has all you need to cook fabulous meals, and the hosts graciously provide a Keurig machine with k-cups for your morning coffee.

The property is surrounded by two empty homes owned by the host, as well as trees and greenery, so even in the city center, you hear nothing but the quiet buzz of nature. For hiking enthusiasts, there are five trailheads all within one mile of the home, and Ski Cloudcroft is just a five-minute drive away.

7. Whispering Pines

Whispering Pines

Why you should stay: Sleep nestled amongst the old pines of Cloudcroft in this elevated cabin rental.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Whispering Pines is a beautiful two-bedroom, two-bath vacation home. Pretty outdoor views and endless natural light shine into the open space comprising the living room, dining room, and kitchen.

From the living room, easily step out onto the connected balcony to breathe in the fresh mountain air and stargaze at night. The property puts you in a great location close enough to enjoy the local eateries without sacrificing the joys of quiet relaxation away from the busy streets.

8. Sherwood Cabin

Sherwood Cabin

Why you should stay: Vaulted ceilings and exposed beams amaze at this private cabin on the outskirts of the village.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: yes

Sherwood Cabin is an incredibly photogenic cabin featuring cathedral style ceilings, attractive wood floors, exposed beams, and a wood-burning stove. As an A-frame style cabin, the architecture of this one-bedroom plus loft sleeping space is unique and charming.

The hosts gladly welcome families traveling with pets and the private yard is big enough for them to run around without a care. Downtown Cloudcroft is just a short fifteen-minute drive away.

9. Fairway Chalet

Fairway Chalet

Why you should stay: A clean and attractive Cloudcroft cabin that overlooks one of the highest elevation golf courses in North America.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Fairway Chalet was made for golf and outdoor enthusiasts ready to hit the green and visit Cloudcroft in style. The home’s large balcony faces the golf course so you can watch the action from above in the comfort of your own space.

There are three bedrooms, four beds, and two baths for ample room and privacy for a group of six guests. The floor plan is open concept with tall ceilings, making the space feel cozier than it already is. Fairway Chalet has one of the best locations in Cloudcroft for guests excited to golf and be near the convenience of town.

10. Elk Hollow

Elk Hollow

Why you should stay: Great value vacation home that’s comfortably decorated and promises morning views of crossing herds of elk.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
  • Pets allowed: yes

Enjoy the comforts of home at Elk Hollow, where the hosts ensure you have everything you need beyond the standard vacation rental amenities. In the kitchen, you’ll find not only an ample amount of cooking equipment but some pantry basics too. This country-style two bedroom, two baths, also has two covered decks with bbq grill and seating.

Down the street from the cabin, you’ll find hiking trails and a local pond where you can feed the fish. The home is in a private community, so the roads are always maintained even in winter. From this part of town, enjoy epic views of the Sacramento Mountains.

11. Cloudcroft Cabin

Cloudcroft Cabin

Why you should stay: A small but cozy cabin for four, not far from the village center and area’s main attractions.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

This cute little Cloudcroft Cabin is a great option for families of four or traveling pairs seeking to enjoy the best of the forested region. The property is just half mile away from the city center, making it all too easy to walk to town if so desired.

The outdoor deck provides a great space for lounging under the stars, and there’s also a bbq grill for delicious dinners. Inside, light up the electric fireplace for some warm snuggles during the chilly winter evenings.

Plan Your Trip to Cloudcroft, NM

Although a small village of only 700 people, there is plenty of incredible things to do in Cloudcroft! Make sure you pack your hiking boots and camera — there’s a lot of natural beauty to explores!

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