It’s no secret Airbnb has revolutionized the way most of us travel. These wanderlust inspiring Airbnbs are a far cry from the $20 a night room you booked while backpacking around in college. As Airbnb has elevated in popularity, the quality of accommodation has also been on the rise. Scroll through these with caution, as you might find yourself booking an immediate reservation.
20 Awesome Airbnbs Around the World
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Airbnbs in Africa
Cape Town, Africa Villa with Sea and Mountain Views
Cape Town will undoubtedly steal your heart the moment you arrive. Throw in this gorgeous Glen Beach Villa with 360 degree sea and mountain views and you’ll be planning a return trip before the first one ends. This stunning Cape Town pad is just a short walk from Glen Beach and Camps Bay.
Treehouse in Kenya
Sleep in a fully furnished Airbnb treehouse on the Ngong House estate in the Karen/Langata area, just walking distance from the Giraffe Centre. Nearby is the elephant orphanage and Nairobi National Park. Escape the city noise of Nairobi in this tree top oasis.
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Chic Riad in Marrakesh, Morocco
A trip to Morocco wouldn’t be complete without spending at least a night in a chic riad. The traditional Moroccan homes with indoor garden and courtyards are adorned with beautiful tiles. This one even comes with a cook on hand so you can enjoy breakfast beside your private pool.
Airbnbs in Europe
Mykonos, Greece Villa
Enjoy evenings with a great bottle of wine and the beautiful sunset views of the Mykonos Art Villa. The villa sleeps 15 (it has 5 bedrooms) making it the perfect place to host a family or friends getaway of a lifetime.
Oslo Glamping in the heart of the city
This apartment has an excellent central location, a jacuzzi, and its crown jewel, an Oasis dome on the roof where you can fall asleep with a panoramic view of Oslo and under the stars. I call that the ultimate escape.
Romance in Rome
Crisp bright whites, beams of natural light, and beautiful rooftop will make your time in this Rome penthouse a dream. The rustic antique feel with modern amenities is exactly the image of Italy you had in mind when you booked the flight.
In the lively suburb of Fitzroy is this beautiful 1850s bluestone cottage. The wood details throughout and stone floors, make for the perfect cozy escape in this part of the city. There’s also a backyard garden for relaxing afternoons.
Airbnbs in Asia
Airbnb in the heart of Tokyo
Hotels in Tokyo are notoriously expensive, so why not save money and stay at a Tokyo Airbnb? This newly built three bedroom apartment is in the heart of the tourist area Shinjuku. Everything was carefully selected & decorated by a professional interior designer. It’s the perfect location to enjoy delicious food, shopping, and Tokyo nightlife!
A bright and fresh bungalow with a pool surrounded but the lush green Bali landscape. The bungalow is located just a few minutes from famed Balinese surf spots like Echo Beach and Batu Balong. It’s so beautiful you’ll have to force yourself to put your camera away.
Vibrant Tree House in Sri Lanka
A treehouse with floor to ceiling windows high in in the Sri Lanka tree tops will leave you speechless. Everything you’ll need you can find on site, even a house manager who will cook amazing local dishes for you.
Casa in San Miguel de Allende
With Airbnb location is everything, and this Mexican hacienda style house is located in the heart of downtown San Miguel de Allende. The charming exterior and bold stone interior accents exude Mexican charm.
Colonial Home in Mérida
High ceilings, authentic tile, and perfectly manicured outdoor spaces will have your heart singing in Mexico’s hidden gem of a city. A beautiful colonial style home located in the heart of downtown is the perfect place to use as a home base.
Airbnbs in Central America and South America
Architectural Beauty in Argentina
A dip in your private pool is just one of the perks of this stunning property in Argentina. Every detail from the intricate tiling to the floor to ceiling windows have been built with intention. There is not spot in this house that won’t have you wondering if you could just stay forever.
Rustic Cottage in Chile
This rustic waterfront cottage is the perfect couples escape. Located 45 minutes from the town of Castro (or 10 minutes by boat), this spot will have you wishing you had longer to stay in Chile. There is a two person hot tub situated on the deck overlooking the Bay of Castro. Grab a drink and hop in the tub for a one of a kind romantic evening.
Luxury on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Disconnect from everything in your very own Lake Atitlán waterfront retreat. Waking up to views of the lake and its three volcanoes will make each morning seem better than the last. Enjoy morning swims in the crips clear waters off the dock or practice yoga on the garden terrace. Airbnbs with a view don’t get much better than this!
Ecolodge in Costa Rica
Pura Vida Ecolodge is the place for guests who want to be unplugged and get away from it all. Wake up to the sound of monkeys as you drink your fresh glass of juice and enjoy the panoramic sea views and lush jungle canopies from above. Located in the heart of nature with Osa Peninsula and Isla de Caño nearby, this is the reason to visit Costa Rica, nature and an unforgettable experience.
Airbnbs in Canada
Beautiful loft in the heart of Quebec City
This two story loft apartment is located in Quartier le Petit-Champlain, the perfect spot for exploring Quebec City. The wood beams and stone work show off the home’s original architecture, while the outdoor deck has views of the St. Lawrence River, the city, and Château Frontenac. I wish this was my home!
Stunning ocean front mansion in Vancouver
You’ll feel like you’ve landed right in the middle of a fairytale each night you spend at this Airbnb Vancouver waterfront estate. Located in a private cove, the property features English style gardens, and over an acre and a half for you to explore. There’s even a heated swimming pool that overlooks the ocean with its own private beach. Who’s ready to book a trip?
Beautiful all-inclusive villa in Saint Lucia
The pictures alone would make me book a trip, with this villa’s wonderful views looking out over the Caribbean Sea to Pitons across the way. The property comes with a housekeeper and chef for you to use at your discretion to prepare meals and even do laundry! If you need a massage, they can arrange that as well, and even have a driver available for your time exploring the island. You have all the benefits of a resort while staying here, which would definitely make me never want to leave.
Beach front villa in Grand Cayman
This property has unobstructed views of Rum Point Beach, and comes with kayaks and bikes for exploring the area. The villa is part of Rum Point Beach Club with access to amenities such as restaurants and their hammocks and lounge chairs (with drink service). At night, you’re a quick walk from the Bioluminescent Bay and its evening glow, so be sure to set aside time for this unforgettable experience. Don’t miss these fun things to do in Grand Cayman!
Breathtaking accommodation in Dominican Republic
Villa Arboleda sits high in the tropical hills of Las Terrenas, providing stunning views of the surrounding Samana Peninsula. Guests can relax in the infinity pool, see the ocean from their private balcony, or sunbathe on the rooftop patio. Be sure to take advantage of the private chef available to experience a true taste of the Dominican Republic!
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