10 Airbnb Rentals With Jaw-Dropping Views
Airbnb is home to a ton of unique rentals, from treehouses and castles to yurts and windmills. But sometimes it’s less about the distinctive physical features of the listing and more about the views. Part of the fun of staying in a new place is the Instagram photoshoot that almost always seems to happen.
What better way to check out a new city than having a birds-eye view from the comfort of your bed or deck? From a lake-scape in Italy to an unobstructed view of the Sydney Opera House, here are some of Airbnb’s most impressive private rooms and homes that happen to come with jaw-dropping vistas.
It’s easy to see why Forster chose Italy as his setting for a romantic novel. This stunning view of Lake Iseo in Lombardy is from the terrace of an Airbnb apartment that’s just steps away from the medieval village of Riva de Solto. The perfect location for holiday romance!
Feeling more adventurous? This two-bedroom house in Ecuador has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the rainforest. Needless to say, it's truly a sight for sore eyes in need of a vacation.
Eiffel Tower View
If you prefer a trip to the original city of love, this Airbnb listing offers uninterrupted views of the iconic Eiffel Tower. The interior is equally charming, with beautiful details like antique Portuguese kitchen tiles and wood paneling.
Lake Como View
The lure of Italy is hard to resist, particularly with views like these. This recently renovated country house with stunning views of Lake Como is a true Airbnb gem.
This Airbnb listing for a classic, architecturally-focused home built back in the 1960s is situated directly on the water and surrounded by nature reserves and farms. Listen to the sounds of native Tui birds in the morning and the waves at night or simply sit back and relax while watching the sailboats flow into the harbor from the big open deck.
Sydney Opera House View
The Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge are both in clear view from this spacious Airbnb apartment down under. With two large balconies, the views are to die for—especially when there are fireworks at the harbor onNew Year's Eve.
With a huge terrace facing the Bosphorus, this Istanbul apartment offers glorious views. It’s in the heart of the city in an artsy and historical neighborhood with an array of buzzing cafes, galleries, and bars around the corner.
Who knew there was such a thing as a domestic cave with a view? The Hector Cave House was carved into Caldera Cliff over 250 years ago. It has a private veranda for relaxing, dining, and sunbathing, with a backdrop of the most breathtaking views of Santorini and Thirasia Island.