Superhost Vittoria’s spacious house on a 10-acre estate has a way of slowing down your internal clock. If you feel like some action, you can canoe down the Kangaroo River or hike to a picnic at Fitzroy Falls. Or you can just hang out at home and feed the goats. Photo: @desiderata_kangaroo_valley
Rich’s elegant farmhouse proves that a design showcase can be homey and welcoming. But its location at the heart of the Mornington Peninsula presents a challenge: there’s way too much to do. Stroll the boardwalks of Balcombe Estuary, take a dip at Mount Martha beach, pick your fill at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm... Maybe your travel buddy can help decide? Photo: @seewantshop
Wayan’s 150-year-old jungle hideaway might be one of the most serene places in the world to get stuck in a web. If you ever feel like getting unstuck, you can take a trail right down to the Ayung River for a dip near a waterfall—or take a whitewater rafting trip starting practically next door. Photo: @lifewithelliott
The central location of this hidden garden cottage makes it easy to wander the buzzing, historic Otrabanda district and cross a floating bridge to the markets and candy-colored buildings of Punda. Or enjoy a quiet breakfast on the back patio. Just be sure to head seaward at dinnertime—specifically, to Kas di Piskado Purunchi for the fresh catch of the day. @magalielafleur
Just outside Zion National Park, little-known slot canyons are a playground for daring visitors. Resident expert Micah shows people how to maneuver through these ever-changing natural wonders in his Airbnb Experience. “People come away a little bit stronger. It gave them a stepping stone to something higher.” Click the link in our bio for more adrenaline pumping Airbnb Experiences.
Fabienne’s bright apartment in a historic central building gives you an intimate view of the Duomo. But Florence Cathedral isn’t your only neighbor of note—you’re practically next door to I’Tuscani Bisteccheria e Salumeria, which has been known to serve up some masterpieces of its own. Photo: @wazzi_80
Whether it’s adventure or solace you seek, you can find both at this bohemian #AirbnbPlus bungalow. Soak up its creative energy while relaxing in the lush lounge space or stargazing from the rustic swing on the porch. After a good night’s sleep in the quiet desert, you’ll surely feel energized to explore Joshua Tree National Park. Or at least grab a bite at Pappy & Harriet's or Natural Sisters Cafe in town. Click the link in our bio to see more #AirbnbPlus homes verified in person for quality and design. Photo: @casajoshuatree
When you get envious looks from people on passing yachts, you’ve probably found a decent spot. Superhost Nick’s sunny flat will make you want to linger over breakfast as long as possible. Once you’re ready, stroll the promenade to Castel Beach or wander the Quai Lunel in search of the ultimate bouillabaisse (start with Le Bistrot du Port). Photo: @nickbeyeler
This home base for Yosemite adventures has plenty of room for all your family members—furry and otherwise. After a day among the giant sequoias of Mariposa Grove, your dinner options in town range from the down-home (Smokehouse 41) to the upscale (Elderberry House). Just be sure to save room for s’mores by the fire. Photo: @cedarpeakhouse
This secluded compound above Kenmare Bay combines 300-year-old farm buildings with modern structures by the renowned Irish architect Robin Walker. Stroll your private stretch of shoreline or head to Kilmackillogue Pier for fresh local mussels and homemade brown bread from Helen’s Bar and Cafe. Photo: @emersonthoreau
Flooded with natural light year-round, this A-frame in the heart of the Catskills proves that cozy and airy don't have to be opposites. When you're ready for some adventure, fuel up with comfort food at Last Chance in Tannersville on your way to the Kaaterskill Falls trailhead or the slopes of Hunter Mountain. Photo: @dirtandglass
Alessandra’s inviting loft in an old brick building is perfect for events ranging from photo shoots to popups. Whether your visit brings you here to work, eat, celebrate (or all of the above), its playfully refined design will give your event an air of inventive sophistication. In other words, you’ll feel right at home in Milan.