With the rise of platforms like Airbnb, new trendy vacation properties are popping up around the world. Hotels are great, but now more than ever travelers are looking for more unique accommodations (even if only for the Badass Instagram photos). Custom rentals offer a more intimate accommodation experience, personalized to your style and preferences. You can find everything from cozy cabins to party boats and themed houses. Hell, you can even stay in a treehouse. Hence, the inspiration behind Netflix’s latest travel hit The most amazing vacation rentals in the world.
The Netflix Original Series – Hosted By Millennial Wanderers Megan Baton and Jo Franco more Bravo star and real estate agent Luis D. Ortiz – takes viewers around the world to visit must-see vacation rentals in desirable and unexpected places. It’s essentially a cross between real estate heaven and a high definition travel vlog. Guests stay in a budget-friendly, unique and luxurious vacation rental in each episode following a specific theme. While the luxury properties featured on the show are fun to dream of, many of them are celebrity and 1% exclusive. We therefore stick to the principally affordable (but still totally cool!) options for now.
From a bird’s nest tower in Bali to an igloo in Finland, you can book one of the show’s vacation rentals for your next adventure. Read on for a full list and maybe check out some of these spots for yourself once you get back on that open road – just click on the prices to book.
Firefly Eco Lodge Birdsnest in Ubud, Bali
Price: From $ 18 per night
Hostel life meets the animal kingdom with this bamboo tower in the heart of the rice fields of Ubud. This secluded and nature-inspired rental is ideal for adventurers and social travelers who enjoy unique experiences. Your bedroom, or should I say nest, only has one bed. But the property also comes with free Wi-Fi, a pool, shared bathroom and living area, full kitchen for ordering food, and lovely views. Not to mention the bragging rights you get for sleeping in a bird’s nest.
G Bar M Ranch in Clyde Park, Montana
Price: $ 350 per night
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live and work as a cowboy? Stay at G Bar M Ranch and you will know it. As part of the episode “American Adventure,” the hosts spend two days working at this long-time family cattle ranch in good old Montana. Guests can participate in daily ranch activities, including horseback riding on 30,000 acres of land, fishing at a nearby cove, and hiking the mountain trails.
The yellow ferry in Sausalito, California
Price: $ 543 per night
This three-bedroom nautical Airbnb is the oldest surviving ferry on the West Coast, which was originally launched in 1888. With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the bay, a spacious living room, kitchen and free take-out kayaks. water, this rare vacation rental offers serene views for up to six people at an affordable price.
Lucky Ranch Snow Igloos in PyhÃ¤, Finland
Price: From $ 153.29 per night
Yes, you can stay in a real igloo. Is it cool (no pun intended)? If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights, head to Lucky Ranch in winter for the chance to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. But be sure to pack your heaviest coat as you will be sleeping in subzero temperatures. in an igloo. The cool night’s sleep is well worth it, however. Your stay at the ranch includes access to snowshoes, dog sledding, and a cozy base camp where you can take a hot shower and have breakfast. You can also thaw in the property’s traditional wood-heated sauna.
Old House Cay in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Price: From $ 624 per night
No, you don’t have to be a billionaire to stay on a private island. Old House Cay in South Carolina is a series of private islands that provide a secluded and relaxing getaway. In addition to the three-bedroom home that can accommodate up to six people (and three islands all to yourself), you’ll have access to boating, fishing, kayaking, and an observation tower where you can relax and enjoy the view. The islands are only a 10 minute boat ride from Hilton Head, but the complete privacy and expansive property will make you feel totally off the grid.
Villa Bonita in TepoztlÃ n, Mexico
Price: $ 1329 for 7 days
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed foodie or just want to step up your cooking game, La Villa Bonita is the culinary vacation you’ve been dreaming of. The owner, Chef Ana Garcia, welcomes you for weeklong stays in her picturesque mountain house. On your first night in town Chef Ana and his team serve dinner in the outdoor kitchen. The rest of the week you will join her in the kitchen to learn traditional family recipes, take a food tour, enjoy the vibe of the small town of TepoztlÃ n, take an optional yoga class and relax by the sea. pool.
Danville Treehouse in Orlando, Florida
Price: $ 230 per night
Make your childhood dreams come true by staying in this wacky tree-top yurt. The owner built the whole structure from reused elements. There’s a hot tub made out of a jet engine cowl, a 1926 fire tower staircase, and even a fully functional elevator designed to look like the inside of a tree trunk. Me, eight, I lose his shit just thinking about it. Guests are also invited to the owner’s studio, which is basically a colorful wonderland of his artistic imagination.
Hostel at Kulaniapia Falls in Hilo, Hawaii
Price: From $ 149 per night
Reconnect with nature on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii at the Inn in Kulaniapia Falls. For the more affordable and adventurous accommodations, guests can stay in an ocean-view cabin on the property’s farm. You can take guided tours, learn about the farm’s food sustainability practices, take a farm-to-table cooking class, and visit the privately accessible waterfall. For an additional cost, you can even abseil 120 feet down Kulaniapia Falls.