Ever since its launch in 2008, Airbnb is the best thing that’s happened to rentals. This platform has made it possible to find the best apartments, houses and much more, and all for an affordable price. We all hate splurging money on the overly-expensive hotels, where you simply don’t get what you need. Plus, you don’t always get that relaxing feeling like you’re at home when you’re staying at a hotel. The chances are, that won’t happen with Airbnb listings. You are the one who chooses the place, you see the pictures, location and all the other amenities. Plus, people love leaving sincere reviews that you can rely on.
On Airbnb, you can literally find anything you need. There are those cute cozy one-room apartments ideal for a short stay or huge luxurious houses that you can feast your eyes on. But the best thing about this site is that it has gathered all the most unique listings in the world. People offer vans, igloos, yachts, airplanes and much more to stay in. Just imagine having your vacation in the most mesmerizing place you can only think of in your dreams. Take a look at the list I put together with the craziest Airbnb locations in the world.
Skylodge Adventure Suites
I’m not kidding. This place actually exists. It might be the craziest experience of your life, but you’ll definitely enjoy it. For a once-in-a-lifetime trip, try visiting the Skylodge Adventure Suites in Cuzco, Peru. We’re talking about a luxurious stay located on top of the Peruvian Andes. These transparent capsules can host up to 12 people per night. The price is listed for $464 per person per night. The three pods are literally hanging over the Sacred Valley of Peru. You will be staying in a see-through lodge with a full view to the nature above, below and around.
There are two different ways you can get to the capsules. The first one is for real adventurers. If you love hiking, then that’s how you’re getting to the top. If that’s not your thing, there is a series of zip lines you can use. Either way, it will all be worth it once you get there. The price includes breakfast, dinner, professional guides and transportation from Cuzco. Make sure to bring your comfy sneakers. It’s gonna be one hell of a ride.
People sure do think of extraordinary things. My guess is that you’ve never ever thought that you’d actually want to stay in a tree house. After seeing this mesmerizing Airbnb rental you will change your mind. located on a tree in Georgia, Atlanta, the infamous tree house is a top-rated place to stay at. And it is as magical as the pictures. It is made of three areas, all separate and connected with rope bridges on the outside. Each area represents a different room.
The tree house is meant for two people, and the price per night is $375. Every room is furnished with unique decorations and furniture. First, you enter the sitting room, where you can spend your time just relaxing or sitting on the balcony. The bedroom might be the best part of this listing. The gorgeous bed is covered in luxury bedding made of 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton. You can leave the bed in the room, or roll it outside on a special platform so you can fully enjoy the nature. Imagine going to sleep on a warm summer night while watching the stars in the clear sky. It doesn’t get any better than that.
The Seashell House
Another amazing listing, and one of the most unique on Airbnb. If you want to avoid crowds while on vacation, but still enjoy a luxury experience this is the perfect place for you. The Seashell House is located in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Also known as the Casa Caracol, it’s a unique building that is very similar to a shell. Imagine that! Living the full-on sea experience. But you’ll definitely won’t be feeling like you’re staying in a shell. This spacious listing has it all. It will offer you all the privacy in the world while you’re sipping cocktails by the pool. The listing includes two shells and accommodates 4 people.
The price for one night is $308. Such a major steal! The smaller, round shell includes one king-sized bed with a bathroom. The taller one has a kitchen, TV area, bedroom and a bathroom. From the balcony upstairs you will get a gorgeous view of the Caribbean Sea. The whole interior of the houses carries a nautical theme. Get ready to see shells everywhere, including the beds.
Malibu Dream Airstream
A dream for sure. If you want to spend days in nature, completely secluded from everyone, you have to check out the airstream. I’m talking about a luxury airstream located in Malibu, just a short drive from LA. First of all, the view is breath-taking. Second, get ready to really get in touch with nature. This listing is not like anything you’ve seen before. It is located on top of a hill, and if features transparent glass walls. Imagine that. Going to sleep at night, on a king-sized bed while looking at the scenic view in front of you.
The listing also includes an outside platform, where you can spend most of your day just relaxing and soaking the mesmerizing sight. The airstream is fully furnished with a luxury bed and other appliances. The price for one night is $600. It is meant for two people. The Malibu airstream is a completely secluded location that will take your breath away. Forget about technology, and start enjoying all the beauties of nature. If the road takes you to LA one day, this is the place you must visit.
Modern Apartment, Akureyri, Iceland
Iceland is a work of nature. And this stunning modern apartment offers the most scenic view ever. It merges the modern vibes with the rural environment. It is located near Akureyri, only a 10-minute drive. The price is $162 per night, and it accommodates up to 4 guests. The apartment is a part of the Villa Lola, together with two other ones. Once you get there, you’ll understand why this is one of the most gorgeous, peaceful places in the world. You’ll get a unique sight of the Akureyri bay, and you can spend relaxing hours just watching the sunset on the platform outside. During the winter guests can witness the aurora borealis lights.
As a part of the inside space, the apartment includes two bedrooms, kitchen, dining area, TV, bathroom and more. There’s an array of outdoor activities you can do during your stay. Hiking in this area is very popular. You can also rent horses, play gold, dive, rent a kayak and so on. Akureyri is also a gorgeous town with plenty do to there. Considering that it’s only 10 minutes away, you’ll never be bored.
Studio on a Spectacular Houseboat
Yes, you can actually stay on a boat in Amsterdam. This two-person listing will cost you $164 per night. There is actually no better way to get to know Amsterdam than staying on a boat. This town is all about water and canals. So why not experience it the proper way. The owners are actually the ones who thought of the modern interior of the boat. The dimensions are 35 X 6 meters, and you’ll be getting your own personal studio. It includes a king-size bed and a personal bathroom. The studio is located on in the bow of the boat which gives you a special look at the stars at night. It doesn’t get any more romantic than this.
The Tasmania houseboat is located right in the center of Amsterdam, which makes things even better. If you ever get bored from the inside, just step out on the deck. There you’ll get all the privacy that you need. Whether you decide to enjoy cocktails or a fancy dinner, it’s going to be a unique experience for sure. Get your bags packing for Europe.
These are just a part of the craziest places you can stay in via Airbnb. If you are an adventurer and love architecture and design at the same time, you will find all these listings more than amazing. If you are planning on doing a getaway soon, have these gorgeous places on your mind. Some of them are located in Europe, others in the USA, Peru or Mexico. These owners really tried to get the best out of renting a place, by being innovative as hell. And they literally deserve all the praise they can get.