Pet-Friendly, Off-the-Grid Yurt with Heating in Monticello, Utah

Monticello, Utah (United States)
1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed

The yurt is fully-insulated from floor to ceiling, so turning on the small propane heater or putting a couple logs in the wood-burning stove will take the nip off the coldest of days. A ceiling fan will also help circulate the warm air flow and keep guests' toes warm at night, and the three windows and liftable dome can help circulate cool air for the warmer months.

For sleeping, there is a queen-sized bed, a large, single-sized couch, a full-sized futon, and a single-sized, pull-out bed. The kitchen area has a sink plumbed to the outside for washing dishes inside the yurt (but no running water), and there is a double-burner stove and all supplies for cooking and eating. Sheets, blankets, propane, and a 55-gallon drum of non-potable water are provided during spring, summer, and fall, and 10 gallons of non-potable water are provided during the winter season.

The site lights up the night quickly with the almighty power of the sun. It is equipped with a small solar system to power basic appliances, including lamps, so guests can snuggle up on the couch and read about the next day's adventure. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Shower
  • Electricity
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Toilet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Linens
  • Heating
  • Twin/Single bed

One bundle of wood is provided complimentary per night. Additional bundles can be purchased on site for $5, or guests can bring in their own wood. Guests are also responsible for chopping their own kindling and bringing newspaper for starting fires in the stove.

There is an enclosed pit toilet (blue outhouse) 100 feet from the yurt, and there is also a green "shower house" 20 feet away that is fully insulated, tiled, and has a place to wash and take a shower. For showers, guests need to heat water and use the shower bucket, but it is really nice after a hard day of playing in the outdoors.

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Guest Services

The yurt is a short walk away from a country road, but because it is at an elevation of 7500 feet, an all-wheel-drive vehicle is recommended. If neighbors have to pull guests out, there is an additional $25 fee. Roads are plowed after snow in the winter, and guests do not need high clearance.

Location + Surroundings

This cozy yurt provides the comforts of your home, but the owners have stripped away all the nonsense, all the distractions, and all the noise and stress. The yurt is located in wide open country near snow capped mountains. The site is located 7 miles north of Monticello, Utah, and 40 miles south of Moab, Utah, off of Highway 191.

The yurt will time warp guests back 50 years: chopping wood, heating up water, and breathing in the fresh high desert air of southeast Utah. It's time to decompress, slow the hectic pace of modern times, and enjoy the great outdoors! Read More


  • Whitewater rafting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Winter sports
  • Climbing

Glampers and pets who love exploring the open country will have endless things to do during their stay at this glamping site. It is surrounded by wilderness and is close to several mountain ranges, so hiking, mountain biking, and climbing are great recreational activities to take part it. Guests can also take a day trip to Moab, Utah, to explore its attractions, or they can wander into Monticello, which is seven miles away and offers shops, eateries, and more.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in:
    2 p.m.
  • Check-out:
    10 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • 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.
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Additional Information

Well-behaved dogs are welcome to stay at this glamping site for an additional $25 pet fee.

There is an additional $20 fee for one-night stays mid-week.

On weekends, there is a minimum two-night stay.

Guests are responsible for cleaning and putting away dishes, as well as leaving the yurt in good condition. Read More

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