if 2017 is another year your idea for a fantasy escape escaped you, you might wish to continue indulging in the imagination. from beautifully remote cabins surrounded by natural beauty to extreme properties on the edge of a vast expanse, our curated list of fantastical dream escapes help to vacate this festive season, if only for a second…

 

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1. an elevated cabin on the fleinvær island of norway, by TYIN tegnestue and rintala eggertsson architects
photo by pasi aalto

 

 

2. the revugia resort lost in a german forest, by matthias arndt
photo by @lichtecht.de ⠀

 

 

3. a floating cabin drifting on a lake in maine
photo by @kylefinndempsey

 

 

4. an eco bamboo getaway in bali’s mountains,
photo by @sashajuliard

 

 

5. the pole house suspended above fair haven beach, australia
by franco fiorentini

 

 

6. a bamboo-clad treehouse in zihautenejo, mexico, by @artistree_treehouse
image by kevin steele

 

 

7. this bright blue trekking cabin upon a nordic landscape, by @utopiaarkitekter

 

 

8. glass roof cabins built for stargazing,
photo by @joonaslinkola 

 

 

9. a little house engulfed in icelandic moss,
photo by menno schaefer

 

 

10. a bird nest with a pool in thailand,
photo by brent madison

 

 

11. an Aframe cabin beneath tall trees,
image by @tim_urpman 

 

 

12. this elevated hiking shelter in the french countryside, by studioweave
photo by yvan detraz

 

 

13. a triangular home on a steep cliff edge, visualised by matthias arndt / lichtecht

 

 

14. a 5-storey dream home perched above the ocean, by @modscapeaus

 

 

15. this tiny glass cabin on a lake in finland, by linda bergroth and ville hara

 

 

16. a mountain hut nestled in the snowy landscape of zermatt, by bearth & deplazes
image © tonatiuh ambrosetti

 

 

17. this modular home in the morava valley, serbia
photo by tunglex

 

 

18. little red escapes in the alaskan countryside, 
photo by @braybraywoowoo

 

 

19. this steeply situated home situated on lake michigan, by richard meier partners @richardmeierpartners 
photo by scott frances

 

 

20. this contemporary cabin settled on a stream, by k2 visual

 

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