You may remember ages ago that I’d published a top 10 of the world’s best Airbnbs. Well, I’m back again with more incredible properties to rock your socks off! Get ready to dream big!

A lost villa surrounded by nature in Argentina, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles apartment, a penthouse in a ski jump – after taking a look at this top 10, everything else will start looking pretty tame! So, sit back, relax, and feast your eyes…

These incredible Airbnb rentals will leave you amazed

South Africa | Malibu | Oslo | Majorca | Costa Rica
Santorini | Australia | Nice | Argentina

Everview Suite in South Africa

Do you dream of having coffee on a terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, or taking a dip in a pool with an amazing view of Table Mountain? This incredible villa in Cape Town, South Africa, turns these dreams into a reality. There are large bay windows in the lounge and bedrooms, and there’s even a view over the mountains from the shower. The bathroom is made entirely out of stone and the swimming pool overlooks the ocean. You’ll think you must be dreaming if you stay at this magical villa!

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2: Airstream Vintage Trailer in Malibu

Have a unique experience in a vintage campervan right in the heart of California! Nature lovers and explorers are going to absolutely love this Airbnb rental in Malibu. It has a 360° view of the Pacific and the Santa Monica Mountains. You don’t even have to say goodbye to comfort as the van is equipped with a double bed, a small lounge and a kitchenette!

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3: Turtle Lair in New York

Were you a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles when you were little? If so, you’ll be happy to learn that you can stay in the hideout of the most famous turtles in the world. The apartment is right in the heart of Manhattan, New York. This hi-tech apartment has video games and a pinball machine. But, it also offers something even better than that – free pizza delivery! ;)

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4: A Ski Jump in Oslo

Alright – this Airbnb isn’t available all the time, but you should definitely have a look at it! In Oslo, it’s possible to stay in an actual ski jump. And not just any one – I’m talking about Holmenkollen, one of the most famous ski jumps in the world. If you’re scared of heights, look away now! It’s an excellent modern apartment right at the top of the ski jump. You’ll definitely be blown away by the panorama that awaits you up there!

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5: A Sailing Boat in Majorca

A sailing boat or a yacht? I’m not really sure of the right word to use because of the level of luxury on board this boat! On the Spanish island of Majorca, you can turn your old childhood dream into reality and rent your own wooden sailing boat. You can even sail the open seas around the coast of the Balearic Island!

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6: An Ecolodge in the Jungles of Costa Rica

Treat yourself to a peaceful retreat in the luscious forests of Costa Rica. This magnificent lodge even has an infinity pool! Sea vistas, a terrace in the trees, and visits from monkeys are all on the cards here! I think this is the true meaning of paradise!

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7: A Pool with a View in Santorini

Take a deep breath because this Airbnb will definitely take your breath away! On the magical island of Santorini, there’s an apartment of unimaginable beauty, which is only a stone’s throw from the caldera. From your pool overlooking the sea, you can admire the famous sunsets every evening with a glass of wine in your hand. This is what dreams are made of!

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8: Magical Malindi in Queensland

Welcome to Australia, to the picturesque village of Montville to be exact. Here, there’s a wonderful 344 square-metre, architecturally designed villa. Wherever you are in the villa, its huge floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto a stunning view of the lake and luxurious greenery. Oh, and one more thing! Here, you have the chance to spot more than 70 species of rare bird!

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9: A Provençal Villa with a View of Nice

Situated on Mont Boron, this exceptional villa provides you with the most beautiful view of Nice. The villa towers over the Baie des Anges and even has a fabulous pool in the garden. The living room is enormous and opens out onto the garden and the sea. Pure magic!

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10: Lake Front in Argentina

I’m going to end this top ten with an incredibly beautiful villa, nestled by the side of a lake in Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina. Don’t you also get the urge to drop everything and leave for this magical place, when you look at these pictures? In this 550 square-metre, architecturally designed villa, you’ll find five en suite bedrooms, a huge living room with a panorama of the lake and mountains and, most importantly, a heated infinity pool, which overlooks the lake. The only word I can think of to describe this place is paradise!

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