Along with generic guest rooms, sun-soaked villas, and city apartments, Airbnb also offers more unusual spaces. Make your childhood fantasies come to life on your next trip with one of Airbnb’s offbeat rentals.
Tree House, Atlanta, GA
Situated in a relaxing and romantic setting, this treehouse is found in Georgia, Atlanta. This elevated escape features three separate rooms connected by rope bridges, and each room is furnished with antiques and natural artifacts. Enchanting fairy lights complete the charming decorative scheme. The bed in the second bedroom can be wheeled out onto a platform that overlooks the stream below. Here you can fall asleep to the steady sounds of the water, then wake to the sound of birdsong every morning high up in the treetops.
Cost per night: $375
Fairytale Cottage, Cornwall, England
Relax and unwind in this seaside escape in Cornwall. ‘Jack Sparrow House’ offers a truly magical and cozy holiday adventure. Brimming with quirky features from gypsy wagons to its own treehouse, this fairytale cottage has been lovingly constructed with careful attention to detail. It’s also right by the sea, so be sure to pack your swimsuit.
Cost per night: £105
Shipping Container, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
For those who are always shipping off on their next adventure, now you can actually experience what it’s like to stay in a house constructed from container modules. Located just minutes from the historic center of Palma, this innovative piece of modern architecture is big enough for all your precious cargo. It features its own terrace with a small swimming pool and BBQ.
Cost per night: £87
Hobbit Hut, Geyserville, CA
This grass-roofed, earthen hobbit hut was built by sculptor Miguel Elliot of ‘Living Earth Structures.’ The grass and herbs from the roof of this one-of-a-kind building are often used to make wheatgrass juice. This charming hut features stained glass windows, a stove, an earthen floor and a whole lot of character. This makes for a truly eclectic ‘glamping’ experience. Expect to share the property with emus, alpacas, and a bobcat, as the grounds are also home to an exotic animal sanctuary.
Cost per night: $100
Lighthouse, New South Wales, Australia
Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse is a beautifully restored, heritage-listed lighthouse. With sweeping views along this pristine stretch of Australian coastline, the keepers’ cottages offer architectural excellence within unspoiled natural beauty. This is a perfect choice for a totally secluded hiatus in a seaside paradise.
Cost per night: $316
Yacht, Cinque Terre, Italy
Rondine II is a 60-foot classic yacht, built in 1948 and restored in 2012. Moored at Le Grazie in Porto Venere, the Rondine II sails around Italy’s Cinque Terre, a UNESCO world heritage site suspended between Earth and sea. Rich in history and character, this stunning sailboat will take you on a ride you’ll never forget.
Cost per night: $645