Definition of cabana in English:


Syllabification: ca·ban·a
Pronunciation: /kəˈban(y)ə


North American
A cabin, hut, or shelter, especially one at a beach or swimming pool.
More example sentences
  • A few of us have some drinks at a beach cabana near the hotel and a kid comes by offering, rather aggressively, to shine shoes.
  • Framed by the nearby mountains, the oasis is complete with sandy beaches, cabanas, a spa and water slide.
  • It's got beach chairs, cabanas for rent and a heated fire-pit to keep you warm in winter.


late 19th century: from Spanish cabaña, from late Latin capana, cavana 'cabin'.

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