11 Gorgeous Airbnbs to Rent Over the Holidays
There's nothing quite like that feeling of packing your backs and hitting the road (or the skies) for a dose of culture, newness, and relaxation—and science proves it makes you healthier, too. When the travel bug bites, it's a lifelong addiction, one we'd happily carry for the rest of our lives. With so many gorgeous and affordable rentals around the world on Airbnb, it's now easier than ever to tick off items on that travel bucket list. Scroll down for a few of the dreamy rentals we're adding to our wish list.
Just a short trip from the famous Mallorca beaches, this luxurious private residence is the embodiment of chic design. The contemporary take on a traditional Finca has been featured in several magazines and noted as "one of the most stylish homes to have been built in Mallorca in the last 20 years." This one is going on the wish list.
This quaint French residence has all the charm and rustic romance you crave. The town actually derives its name from the Roman brick tower perched on the hillside, adding even more history and countryside appeal to this gorgeous rental. There is even a bridge with deep moats scattered throughout the 19th-century park that is just a 20-minute walk from the castle through the vineyard.
This cozy apartment is located right in the heart of vibrant Barcelona. This sunny, bright, light-filled space is brimming with bohemian charm, and it's just a minute's walk from the popular Rambla del Raval or a five-minute walk from the famous Palau Güell mansion designed by architect Antoni Gaudí for industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell in the 1800s.
This magical place is exactly where we want to be all holiday long. Who wouldn't want to cook in a stone cave kitchen? Located in Cisternino in a typical farmyard in the middle of the Itria Valley, this whimsical 1800 abode has been recently restored to its traditional state, along with new-world trimmings and contemporary charm.
This cute apartment is the perfect mix of chic and cool, just what you've come to expect from the Brooklyn borough. It's high-low décor is an eclectic mix of vintage and flea-market finds with white ceilings and parquetry flooring. It's only a five-minute walk from the Brooklyn Promenade and the waterfront parks in Dumbo, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Fort Green, and Park Slope.
The industrial feel of this space had us at hello. Experience the beauty and buzz of beautiful Montréal in this brand-new modern condo in an up-and-coming neighborhood. Downtown and Montréal's famous Old Port are just a short 10-minute walk from where some of the city's best restaurants, shopping centers, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs pharmacies, and coffee shops are located.
This romantic penthouse has all the elegance and rustic charm you've come to expect from Italy. Located just 500 meters from the famous Colosseum and the Roman Forum Termini Station. And when you've had enough of playing tourist for the day, you can settle in for the night with views of Rome from the apartment's scenic rooftop.
The Thalpe House is a stunning six-bedroom holiday haven that could be described as heaven on Earth. Each room features elegant four-poster beds with either a pool or panoramic ocean views—now that's how everyone should wake up every day. There's even a family wing with children's bunk beds and a downstairs living area with another spectacular view of the ocean.
Perhaps the one thing more beautiful than the Tuscan landscape is the incredible architecture. Villa Alfieri is no exception. This gorgeous home has been featured in many famous Italian interior design magazines for its ancient stone construction, spectacular gardens, and expansive views. To get your history fix, take a short walk to the majestic Certosa di Pontignano, a convent that dates back to 1343.
This stunning Swedish penthouse is located in the heart of Stockholm, between trendy Vasastan and Östermalm. You can take in all the beauty of the city from your very own rooftop balcony. Every room is bright and airy, with that Scandinavian touch we've all come to know and love.
Paris is the probably the one destination we all have on our wish list, but we think it's time you put it on your to-do list, and we found the perfect place. This elegant Parisian apartment has all the old world charm with modern design and amenities. The interior alone will make you feel like a real-life princess; take two steps outside and you're on the Grands Boulevards, just a 15-minute walk from Canal St. Martin, where you can take in all the bohemian charm of northeast Paris.
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