The Grass Is Always Greener Inside: 10 Spaces That Bring The Outside, In

Fall is here and cooler temperatures are imminent, and as many will start spending more time indoors they may be looking to get their nature fix inside instead of out.

To inspire your next trip -– or even your next home project, here are ten spaces highlighting interiors with epic foliage.

Forest-and-Heaven Themed Apartment, Melbourne, Australia

Step inside this magical garden set in a high rise above the hustle and bustle of busy Melbourne. Curl up with a book in the swinging chair or take a relaxing soak in the tub featuring a garden wall — this stay will transport travelers to a unique urban oasis.

Cantine Biondelli in Franciacorta, Lombardia, Italy

Visit the quieter countryside of Italy in this stunning 18th century estate. Surrounded by manicured gardens and vineyards, eyes are immediately drawn to the indoor garden featuring tropical plants and parrots. Guests can enjoy retreating inside while sipping organic Italian wines with friends and family.

Back Garden Room, Ningbo, China

This zen retreat situated in China is designed to both nurture and pamper travelers with its garden surroundings. Guests are greeted with a sense of warmth upon entering the bedroom featuring an abundance of upside down flowers above the bed and views of the river.

The Treehouse Loft, New York City, NY

Not often do travelers find a self-described bohemian treehouse in the concrete jungle. This loft in New York features an atrium with sky-high ceilings which helps the indoor garden thrive. Indoor succulents and philodendrons fill most of the home’s white space walls while bamboo and grass help evoke a meditative space for the yoga room. Travelers will leave this urban oasis feeling healed and at peace.

Clorofilla Location Facing Lake, Desenzano del Garda, Italy

Situated close to Lake Garda, travelers visiting this Italian coastal town will be delighted to find the inside is styled after an outdoor garden. Guests will find greenery throughout, from the living room with hanging wall plants to the bedrooms with palm print wallpaper and faux grass rugs – guests may find this stay to be bellissima.

Villa with a Private Beach, Sian Kaan, Mexico 

Catch some rays in this contemporary sanctuary and Luxe home in Mexico. With the open indoor concept, travelers will have jungle views at almost every angle as well as their own private beach. An infinity pool on the rooftop with a looking glass bottom is perfect for relaxing while overlooking the lush and dreamy vegetation outside.

Sea Suite, Galway, Ireland

Overlooking the Ardbear Bay, this charming bed and breakfast features a light-filled sitting room filled with trees, house plants, and tropical flowers. Unwind in what feels like a solarium – the flora will help bring serenity to any vacation.

The Weaver’s Room, London, England

Fancy a cup of tea? Situated in a centuries old townhouse in London, this indoor garden mimics the beauty and colors of nature. Take a seat in the rocking chair in the cozy living room while enjoying this eclectic oasis.

Penthouse Jungle Loft, Auckland, New Zealand

This New Zealand penthouse blends a seamless fusion of interior and outdoor living. Travelers who have a green thumb will love this space that has almost every indoor plant imaginable – from ferns to towering palms. Large windows feature city views while guests feel as though they are in a flourishing forest.

Treetops Villa, New South Wales, Australia

Perched in the hills of Byron Bay, this secluded gem is filled with natural flora. Guests particularly love the master bathroom featuring a living green wall situated next to a large tub. Hanging plants, cactus, and fiddle-leaf fig trees are artfully placed throughout offering a tranquil and natural feel.

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