If you've been bitten by the travel bug and are looking up places for your next adventure, one thing you really need to think about is where you're going to stay. Yeah, booking a flight is easy, and now with the plethora of apps you might even nab some hotel deals. Right? Wrong.
Hotels can be great, but they can also be pretty sterile and boring. The same money you're spending (or even much, much less!) on a hotel can be used for an Airbnb spot with much more personality and perks. It's lIke having your own private apartment or villa at your dream destination!
Here are 11 of the most beautiful Airbnb spots around the globe. Time to get booking before they're sold out!
1. Art Gallery Flat in Paris, Île-de-France, France
This gorgeous, minimal apartment in Paris, France is perfect for the artistic adventurer who is looking for a calming space to come back to after a night out in the city. It features a ton of beautiful wall art and interesting furnishings. It's also very close to public transportation sites and the Champs Elysees.
2. Romantic Cabana in Armenia, Quindio, Colombia
If you're looking for a perfect romantic getaway spot that's super affordable, you HAVE to check out this spot in Coast Rica. This cabana with a stunning view if perfect for couples looking to get some sun and relax together. The cabana boasts a pathway to a bamboo forest with an organic farm and a calming stream.
3. Secluded Intown Treehouse in Atlanta, GA, United States
If you always dreamed of having a treehouse when you were a kid, you're going to love this beautiful getaway lined with glowing fairy lights. It's seriously like something out of a fairytale, and is perfect for a honeymoon spot or just romantic vacation. This spot was rated as Airbnb's "#1 Most Wished For Listing Worldwide" in 2016, and they are beautifully furnished. So dreamy! But of course, it's going to cost you.
4. Private Room in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
This spacious private room is perfect for a couple looking for a place to escape and have their stress just melt away. Swim in beautiful azure waters in this pot's huge lagoon pool, and soak in the sun. This spot is located on the shores of the Indian Ocean and is very close to Ubud if you're looking to be out in nature and either go water rafting, visit waterfalls, or eat some delicious vegan food.
5. Cozy and Charming Cottage in Biscayne Park, FL, United States
Located in Miami, FL, this beautiful cottage is located about 15 minutes from the beach and boasts a tropical garden and turquoise-blue pool to dip into a warm day. It's in a quiet residential neighborhood, which means you'll get the peace you're looking for during your escape. Sunbathe, enjoy some light reading, or do whatever, as the backyard of this spot's main house is completely independent.
6. Amstel Nest in Watergraafsmeer, North Holland, Netherlands
This chic and minimal apartment in the Netherlands is any minimalists' dream. It's a completely furnished spot that is on a quiet side street of Amstel Riverside Boulevard. It's in a relaxing neighborhood and is lined with cafes and quaint local restaurants.
7. 1910 Bungalow in Los Angeles, CA, United States
This eclectic bungalow kicks any hotel's ass in terms of personality. The spot, located on Sunset Boulevard, between Silver Lake and Echo Park, if perfect for anyone visiting LA and looking for a fun, yet affordable spot to stay. There's a bunch of colorful art lining the walls, a ton of books, and original woodwork.
8. Havana Oceanfront Condo in La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
If you're thinking about heading to Cuba anytime soon, and want to splurge on an incredible place to stay, this oceanfront condo is the place. For about $300 per night, 6 guests can stay in their own condo complete with 2 bathrooms and 3 bedrooms, totaling 4 beds. It's 10-15 minutes from Old Havana and within walking distance of some great restaurants and clubs. You can snorkel outside the condo, and the condo also offers a full breakfast daily consisting of fresh fruit, eggs, ham & cheese, juice, toast & coffee for about $5 per person.
9. Charming Bedroom in Colonial House in La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
There were so many beautiful spots in Cuba, that we just had to include another on the list. This more affordable spot for those visiting Cuba is equally as beautiful in its own right. The private bedroom is great for either a single person or two guests traveling together and is found inside of a colonial home. The home has high ceilings, big, open windows for a lot of natural light, and is in a relaxing environment.
10. Private Outdoor Bungalow in Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
If you're looking to soak up a lot of sun and want to visit somewhere tropical, this private outdoor bungalow in Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica might be the place for you. For about $129 per night, couples can stay at this bungalow, which is surrounded by 4 acres of private property, so it's literally like being in your own little paradise. Unlike a hotel where you have to share a pool and other spots for relaxation, you can hang out in this private wooden and open-air bungalow all by yourself, and when you're ready to leave, it's only a 30-minute drive from the airport.
11. Luxury Villa with Amazing Sea View in Choeng Thale, Phuket, Thailand
Lastly, this super-expensive and ultra-dreamy luxury villa in Thailand closes out our list. There are 8 king-size bedrooms, each with a bathroom inside. This is great for a trip that includes multiple families traveling together than can split the cost. There is a 20-meter rooftop infinity pool that overlooks the sea, as well as a jacuzzi, gym, cinema/conference room, and a rooftop pool table. Oh, and you get a van with a driver that will take you wherever you want to go. The only problem we see with this spot? We might never want to leave. Like, ever.
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