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It’s official: Airbnb’s 10 most wish-listed holiday homes for 2019

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If you’ve yet to book a holiday for 2019, then check out these incredible most wish-listed stays on Airbnb first. 

At the start of a new year comes plans for the year ahead. First up: a relaxing holiday like no other.

But with our thoughts turning to rising temperatures and sandy beaches, we also want to go somewhere a little bit different, too.

Thankfully, Airbnb has shared the holiday homes around the world that people rate better than average. From an old windmill in Kent to an incredible cabana in Colombia, these places are not only affordable but are breathtakingly beautiful, too.

Have a look at the top 10 below and book yourself a relaxing weekend away in 2019. 

1) Lakeside apartment in Italy 

Where? Riva, Lombardy

How much? £67 per night

How many guests? 6

Why visit? It’s easy to see why 100% of recent guests at this lakeside apartment have given the place a 5-star rating. With an incredible view of the lake and mountains, it’s looks truly serene.

You can book your stay here.  

2) Santorini cave house 

Where? Santorini

How much? £354 per night

How many guests? 5

Why visit? Situated on the caldera cliff, this stay is a little haven away from home. Who wouldn’t want their own private veranda with a view of Thirassia Island for a week?

You can book your stay here

3) Beautiful French villa

Where? Labenne

How much? £140

How many guests? 8

Why visit? Surrounded by pine trees on the edge of a forest, this villa is the ultimate place to escape from the hustle and bustle. With your own private pool and a beach just a few minutes away, what more could you want from a holiday?

You can book your stay here

4) Old windmill 

Where? Kent

How much? £175

How many guests? 2

Why visit? If you’re looking to book a cosy getaway for two then this cool windmill is ideal. Located in Kent and surrounded by nature, it’s certainly a relaxing place to visit.

You can book your stay here

5) Marrakesh riad 

Where? Marrakesh

How much? £67

How many guests? 7

Why visit? Fancy a group trip to Marrakesh? This traditional riad – with three bedrooms – has enough space to keep everyone entertained and experience Moroccan culture at its finest, too.

You can book your stay here.

6) Cabana in Colombia  

Where? Armenia

How much? £31

How many guests? 2

Why visit? Situated in the Andean mountains of Colombia and located in the middle of an organic farm, this cabana made from bamboo is certainly a unique find.

You can book your stay here.

7) Italian villa

Where? Tricase

How much? £53

How many guests? 9

Why visit? With sun, sea and sand this villa is great for accommodating you and a group of friends for a weekend away. Found in the far south of the Salento peninsula, it has incredible sea views.

You can book your stay here.

8) Edinburgh flat 

Where? Edinburgh

How much? £100

How many guests? 2

Why visit? With an open fire place, panelled walls and a cosy feel, this apartment found in Scotland’s capital ticks all the boxes for a weekend escape from London.

You can book your stay here.

9) Stone villa 

Where? Crete

How much? £81

How many guests? 2

Why visit? With a balcony overlooking the Kissamos bay, this villa carved into natural rock in the village of Kaliviani is not only unique but it’s a once-in-a-lifetime kind of stay.

You can book your stay here.

10) Italian trullo 

Where? Ostuni

How much? £81

How many guests? 4

Why visit? Situated amongst olive and mulberry trees, this Italian villa is as peaceful as it looks. Whether you fancy swinging on a hammock or lazing in the sunshine, it’s guaranteed to be a truly authentic experience.

You can book your stay here.

Images: Courtesy of Airbnb 

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Susan Devaney is a digital journalist for Stylist.co.uk, writing about fashion, beauty, travel, feminism, and everything else in-between.

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