Eco cabin getaways nestled neatly in nature

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Nature

Immerse yourself in nature and discover its soothing power. Waking up to the rising sun, birdsong and the smell of the morning dew. Find yourself feeling energised and inspired. Breathe in and embrace our secret locations.

Self-Sufficient

With minimal impact on the earth and maximum comfort you will feel grounded and relaxed. Experience our off-grid cabins, live self-sufficiently and in total harmony with nature. Far from the world, yet close to home.

Slow

Choose to travel slow and lighten your pace. No stress of choice, panicked planning or running back and forth, simply slowing down and consciously reflecting. Enjoy 'the little things' with a fresh look and more time than you ever thought you had.

Relax, escaping is easy

How it works

How it works

Book your cabin when you're ready, fill in your details and check your mailbox for the confirmation email.

Stay confirmed? That's great! Now, take a breath, put the dates of your stay in your calendar and lets go. We'll take it from here. Two weeks before departure you will receive an email from us with all the necessary information about your stay, including the address.

Ready to go? Read the brochure for a final baggage check and off you go! Enjoy tunes along the way, visit one of the farm shops or restaurants we've recommended and be surprised by your new favorite spot on arrival. See you on the other side!

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Not just a tree for every booking ...

Slow Cabins strives for a net green added value in which more guests lead to more nature. We plant a tree for every new booking and, together with our location partners, we invest in local nature conservation and landscape enrichment. You, by staying with us, are actively contributing to this as well. In this way we all work together towards a more beautiful, greener world. Different, slower and better.

SHARE YOUR MOMENT OF RELAXATION

Get a glimpse of cabin life and discover how our precious guests spend their @slow_cabins time.

A soft sunset at Ash Cabin just a few nights ago. As we welcomed our first guests, this warmed our hearts 💛

We're now open for bookings on www.slowcabins.ie with some great late summer introductory pricing, check it out. 🐌

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Did you know that we plant a native Irish tree for every booking? 🌳 And our love for local nature goes beyond that. At our first locations, we’re already contributing to regenerating the meadow through landscaping and planting wildflowers. 🌸

We’re also working with the National University of Galway to monitor our ecological impact over time. Early signs (and our goal) is that we will be the most eco friendly accomodation offering in Ireland. ☘️

We consider the nurturing and reconstruction of nature to be our most valuable investment. That’s why Slow Cabins strives for a net green added value and invests in projects that rebuild local nature.

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Some more sneak peeks of the wonderful scenery you wake up to when staying in a Slow Cabin 💚 You can be one of our very first guests to experience our brand new cabins in Ireland. 1st of august is the day 🤩 Link in bio to book your off grid getaway in nature.

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Summer has finally arrived at our first secret location and the cabins are starting to merge comfortably with their surroundings. Just look at that wildflower meadow 😍

This Cabin is available to book for your digital detox from August onwards 💚

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These long evenings are made for cosy barbecues on a selfmade fire🔥 🍖⁠

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From heartwarming conversations by the fire to the beauty of enjoying undisturbed moments alone.

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Emotional minimalism is the main philosophy behind our interiors. We opted for a small selection of warm, soothing materials so you feel relaxed and at home.

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We work with solar panels and smart battery systems to power your energy needs during your stay. There is no connection to the electricity or water network, which means conscious use of available resources is all part of the experience.⁠

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Our Slow Cabins are essentially tiny houses (<40 m2) which contain everything you need and nothing you don’t. Tucked away in secret locations in Ireland, they are off-grid and completely self-sufficient, relying solely on rain and sunshine to power our guests’ energy needs. ⁠

Ready to escape and completely unwind neatly nestled in nature? Be our guest.⁠

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JOURNAL

What our guests are saying

About a Slow Cabins weekend

WHAT EXACTLY ARE ‘SLOW CABINS®’?

Slow Cabins® are temporary eco houses that are completely self-sufficient when it comes to water and electricity provisions. They are situated in secret locations close to home and rose from the Slow (travel) movement, more about Slow Travel on our concept page. In a Slow Cabin there is no Internet as well, which means that you slow down and break free from the stress of everyday life.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY ‘SELF-SUFFICIENT’?

Self-sufficient lodging is unique. Not only are you going back to basics, you also gain more respect for nature and the environment. You become acquainted with the slower pace of nature and learn to accept it as it is.

Upon your arrival, you are given a fully charged battery – charged by solar panels. In addition, you get a substantial water reservoir filled with filtered rainwater. At normal consumption levels, you can live completely self-sufficiently with ‘zero impact’ for several days (even during the winter months). So as your cabin’s battery discharges, yours recharges.

However substantial, your resources are not endless, during your self-sufficient stay, heightened awareness of how you use energy and water is thus essential. Throughout your stay, you can monitor your battery, as well as your rainwater levels, on a display in the Slow Cabin.

Being obligated to keep an eye out for your resource levels raises consciousness and promotes active awareness of your footprint during a your stay. A consciousness, many of our guest take home with them. Off-the-grid vacations are no longer a romantic dream – they’re an absolute reality! Read more on our Off-grid technology on our concept page

WHERE ARE THE SLOW CABINS® LOCATED?

Our Slow Cabins® are set up at temporary locations, which we keep strictly confidential. Don’t worry, they are no further than 2.5 hours’ drive from large central cities in Ireland. So, there is always one in your neck of the woods, pun intended :)!

When you make a reservation, you will receive all the relevant information on your Slow Cabin two weeks before departure. A brochure will tell you how to get there as well as information on activities in and around the cabin, from beautiful walks to cosy local eateries and other surprising slow activities.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN STAY IN A SLOW CABIN?

Our Time for Two cabins are suitable for up to 2 people

We can provide a baby cot on request for up to 1 child at some of our cabins. Please select this during your reservation under “extra services”.

HELP, I HAVE TO CANCEL MY STAY!

Oh no, that is too bad! Contact us as soon as possible at info[at]slowcabins.ie and we’ll look for a solution together.

CAN I BOOK OR RESERVE MEALS?

Due to the logistical complexity of servicing the Slow Cabins®, it is not yet possible to reserve meals. However, in the cabins, you have access to an equipped kitchen with a small gas burner and a wood BBQ, make sure to pack your chef’s hat.

It is entirely up to you whether you bring food along (or prepare at home to heat up in the cabin), buy daily fresh ingredients in the local shops or to go to a restaurant in the neighbourhood.

In our brochures, which we send to you two weeks before your stay, you will find all kinds of delicious tips on where to buy fresh local produce and where to find the best restaurants.

WHICH AMENITIES ARE PRESENT IN A SLOW CABIN?

Slow Cabins® are relatively small houses (<40 m2) which contain everything you need and nothing you don’t need.

Each Slow Cabin is equipped with a queen-sized bed (including linens), a bathroom with a warm shower and toilet, a wood-burning stove in the living room, a small, furnished kitchen with a refrigerator, a cooktop with two burners, flatware/silverware, cookware and utensils, a wood-burning barbecue (outdoor) with a grill plate and outdoor furniture. Everything you need to light the barbecue is at hand.

The most basic ingredients and supplies for the kitchen and bathroom, such as olive oil, salt and pepper, coffee and tea, soap and towels, are also present. Find a complete overview on everything that is present in the cabins on our Time for Two cabin page.

Our aim, by only providing the absolute necessities, is to give our guests the gift of peace, quiet and happiness. You can book your cabin here

ARE THERE ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND THE SLOW CABIN?

Definitely! Two weeks before your stay, we will send you not only the info about the location of your cabin but also a brief guide to all the fun activities that are on offer in the vicinity of your Slow Cabin. What’s more, in the cabin itself you will also find various walking routes and brochures.







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