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Among the myriad of classic holiday flicks, The Holiday will always be on our list of must-watch films. It has romance, snow, cozy sweaters, and best of all, last-minute travel. If you ever dreamed of simply swapping homes with someone across the globe for a quick (or extended) getaway, you'll be happy to know that a travel swap company inspired by The Holiday now exists (Jude Law not included).
It's called Love Home Swap and it works pretty much exactly the way the fictitious travel swap service worked in the film. Pay a low monthly membership fee, use filters to find a home in your desired destination, share a description and images of your own home, and start messaging people you'd like to swap with. Once you've found a match, you can settle all the details securely through the site and prepare for a one-of-a-kind vacation. With members across the U.S. and internationally, you're just clicks away from a magical holiday of your own. Take a look at a few of the stunning properties available to visit below.
St. James, Barbados
You can stay in this luxe four-bedroom home located 600 feet above sea level in St. James, Barbados. Imagine sipping a cocktail while lying out poolside at your own private vacation pad.
TriBeCa, New York
If you're looking for an urban escape, this TriBeCa loft is just the spot. The artsy Manhattan apartment offers a stunning retreat for someone visiting the city.
Miami Beach, Florida
In the heart of Miami Beach, this villa can serve as your home base. It sleeps 11 people, and the Mediterranean exterior is simply stunning.
Silver Lake, California
While visiting Los Angeles, you can hide away in the hip neighborhood of Silver Lake. This classic home offers views of the San Gabriel Mountains, Griffith Observatory, and the Hollywood sign.
Santa Barbara, California
This contemporary spot in the beach city of Santa Barbara, California, was designed by an artist, leaving it full of intriguing interior décor. It's also minutes from the ocean, which is reason enough to visit.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
If the beaches of Mexico are calling your name, you can escape to this stunning Puerto Vallarta condominium. It's located in the "Romantic Zone" of the city, making it an ideal getaway for you and your S.O.
San Francisco, California
In Northern California, you can experience San Francisco from this newly remodeled home in the heart of the city. It comes with a deck that offers unobstructed views of the surrounding area and is walking distance from Castro, Noe Valley, and the Mission.
St. Lucia, the Caribbean
For the ultimate holiday, stay in this gorgeous St. Lucia villa that sits atop the Sea Breeze hills in Cap Estate. This spot even comes with its own pool, maid, and cook.
San Diego, California
For a Southern California vacation, stay in this San Diego estate. It's a 10-minute drive from stunning beaches and the famous Balboa Park.
Vancouver, British Colombia
Enjoy Vancouver from this South Surrey home not far from the Washington border. It boasts two bedrooms, a private gym, and a deck complete with a hot tub.
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