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Best Airbnbs Across the United States

Aerial Panoramic of Skaneateles Lake and Village

Dreamy Airbnbs:

When a standard holiday rental just won't do, Airbnb offers hundreds of beautiful properties in its portfolio that will make you feel like you've stepped into the pages of a fantastical storybook. From magnificent castles and turreted villas to hobbit homes, thatched cottages, and hidden treehouses, these are the top Airbnb finds to help you make your daydreams a reality.

Elizabethan house in East Sussex, England, UK:

Guests can feel like royalty at this Grade I-listed mansion in East Sussex, which has been updated with a swimming pool and tennis court. There are seven bedrooms to select from, as well as five acres of grounds and a 100-acre park surrounding the beautiful country house to enjoy. Inside, the magnificently designed rooms evoke an air of old-world grandeur, while the kitchen has been modernized to fit any occasion.

Old hayloft in Chianti hills, Italy:

Old hayloft in Chianti hills, Italy:

This charming rebuilt hayloft is located on lovely farmhouse grounds in the Chianti hills, 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Florence. It features two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a living area. This beautiful Airbnb is located in a traditional Tuscan Agri turismo (B&B on a farm), surrounded by cypress trees and offers panoramic views of the area. There is also a swimming pool and a private garden encircled by tall oak trees.

Medieval towerhouse in Cuffesgrange, Ireland:

This ancient 16th-century towerhouse, meticulously rebuilt over 25 years, is nestled on magnificent and secluded gardens, yet is only a five-minute drive into Kilkenny. To truly unwind, guests can ascend to the four-bedroom tower, which lacks a TV and Wi-Fi, and take in the stunning landscape that surrounds the property.

Cottage in British Columbia, Canada: 

This cozy cottage's undulating roof, wooden balcony, and curved windows look like something out of a fairy tale. The property is hand-sculpted from natural materials and surrounded by orchards and grazing sheep. The inside is equally beautiful, with stone floors, a wood-burning stove, and a wood-clad bedroom.

Hobbit home in Washington, USA:

Hobbit home in Washington, USA:

This Lord of the Rings-inspired hobbit dwelling transports visitors to the magical Middle-earth. The one-bedroom cottage, nestled into a mountaintop in central Washington, has a round doorway that opens up to beautiful mountain scenery, with only local fauna like deer, rabbits, and grouse for neighbours.

Old windmill in Kent, UK:

This historic windmill, located in the picturesque Kent countryside in southern England, has been tastefully restored. There is one bedroom with a king-sized bed, a fully supplied kitchen, and a comfortable living area with a gas wood-burning stove. It's easy to get caught up in the area's beauty and go for a peaceful walk before stopping at one of the charming country pubs for dinner. Because of its distant location, the sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking.

Jungle hideout in Selat, Indonesia:

This remote bamboo house is located in a tranquil Balinese village on the edge of a glittering river. Despite being rustic, it has a kitchen, a bathroom, and a bedroom that can accommodate four people. Visitors can unwind on the bean bag or hammock while taking in the sound of the running water below. There's not much Wi-Fi available here, but with adorable kittens to play with, who needs the internet? This forest cave serves as their regular shelter.

Arabic villa in Marrakech, Morocco:

Arabic villa in Marrakech, Morocco:

This stunning Moroccan home near Marrakech, reminiscent of a real-life Arabian fantasy, includes five bedrooms and is tastefully designed with North African and Arabic characteristics. Built around a covered central riad-style courtyard, it's ideal for getting away from the city's hustle and bustle. There is also an option to hire a private driver throughout your stay.

Nkala Safari Lodge in Pilanesberg, South Africa:

This magnificent safari lodge, located on the outskirts of Pilanesberg National Park, is not your typical establishment. The Nkala Safari Lodge, a three-hour drive from Pretoria and Johannesburg, is located on a black rhino game reserve, with lots of wild creatures to see from the own patio or the floor-to-ceiling windows. There's also a swimming pool, a kitchen, and a viewing deck to enjoy the surrounding wilderness.

Cabin in the woods in Ohio, USA:

In this one-of-a-kind A-frame cabin in the Ohio woods, guests can feel like Hansel and Gretel (without the witch). There's a wood-burning stove, exposed timbers, and little patios on two floors. The tiny community of West Farmington is nearby and has several local produce shops, while the surrounding environment is ideal for leisurely nature excursions.

Traditional finca in Mallorca, Spain:

Traditional finca in Mallorca, Spain:

A traditional Mallorcan finca (a Spanish rural home) is great for family vacations. This delightful stone property features three bedrooms, a swimming pool, an ivy-covered terrace with a large gas grill, and a fully equipped kitchen. During the summer, the surrounding Port of Pollença is ideal for restaurants, shops, and the beach, while Palma de Mallorca, the island's capital, is only an hour away.

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