The 11 Dreamiest Airbnbs for a Romantic Getaway
Fluffy white robes and room service are great and all—but wouldn’t it be nice to stay somewhere a bit more...special? Like a cabin with a private deck, sweeping views and a fridge you can stock full of Champagne? Those places do exist. Here, 11 dreamy Airbnbs to book for your next romantic getaway—no “Do Not Disturb” sign required.
Head to the West Coast just to stay in this vintage Airstream turned studio apartment overlooking County Line Beach and the Channel Islands. With a queen-size bed, bathroom and kitchenette to accompany your endless stargazing, there’s no “roughing it” at this romantic escape.
Is a secluded tree house more your style? Nestled among lush woods, this charming twinkle-light-lined compound includes three separate spaces (a living room, bedroom and deck) connected by rope bridges. Between the birds chirping and southern pines swaying, you won't be tempted to log on to the free Wi-Fi.
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Ooooh, or what about a Victorian castle fit for a king and queen? Book a private room at Augill Castle, a Yorkshire estate set on 15 acres of British countryside. Enjoy breakfast in bed, a stroll through the secret garden or a tour of the famous Lake District with your true love.
Privacy takes precedence in the middle of the northern Iceland. Rent this architectural marvel to go mountain climbing, ride horses or visit nearby majestic waterfalls with your soul mate. (Plus, think of all the hygge-filled snuggle sessions that await after a long day’s adventures.)
Set on a cliff top on Taveuni Island, Lomani (meaning “in love”) guesthouse features an infinity pool (complete with heart-shaped tile art), outdoor double shower and sweeping views of the Somosomo Strait and nearby Vanua Levu Island. Because what are pink and purple sunsets and warm island breezes without your other half?
Craving a little Under the Tuscan Sun action? Make like Diane Lane and stroll the cobbled streets of Positano and Sorrento, ride vespas through sun-filled piazzas and eat all the pesto pasta while staying at this cozy studio apartment overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea of southern Italy.
We couldn’t not include the City of Love. And this lavish apartment just steps from la tour Eiffel embodies all things romantic, with its grand living room and terrace overlooking Paris’s 7th arrondissement. Sure, it’ll cost you an arm and a leg for that view, but can you really put a price on la belle vie?
Charleston, South Carolina
What's not to love about this gem of the South? Elliott House Inn is a boutique bed-and-breakfast situated in Charleston’s historic district near Rainbow Row and the French Quarter. Experience world-class Southern cooking, stroll along the promenade and quote The Notebook as you frolic in the sand on nearby Kiawah Island. (If you’re a bird, we’re a bird.)
An exotic getaway keeps things exciting, especially at this mosaic-filled Moroccan riad. Lounge by your own private azure-tiled pool, explore the walled medina (“old city”) and pick up matching slippers at the open-air souks of this breathtaking North African oasis.
Ko Tao, Thailand
Need a peaceful retreat for you and your loved one? Look no further than self-proclaimed Blue Heaven, a two-story waterfront home on the tiny island of Ko Tao. Let pristine beaches and snorkeling in Shark Bay fill your days, then enjoy a glass of wine and watch evening sunsets over the Gulf of Thailand in this remote paradise.
Fine, we’ll just come out and say it: We’re totally digging the lumberjack vibes of this rustic one-room mountain cabin. Sit back and let your beloved row you around the nearby 12-acre pond in a flat-bottomed boat, or rope swing into the water while the weather’s nice.