Airbnb's Top Wish-Listed Rentals of the Last Decade Have Us Packing Our Bags

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Hector Cave House in Santorini, Greece

We're officially two months into 2020. Are you in need of a vacation yet? If so, this should really help kick off your new year's FOMO.

Airbnb just shared its list of most wish-listed homes of the past decade, and some of the rentals — from Brazil to Bali to Tuscany — are sure to make you want to drop everything and plan your next escape. Featuring everything from private beaches to sweeping views, these are indeed some of the most awe-inspiring homes we've seen from the rental giant. Here are a few of our favorites from the list.

1. Private Beach in Santa Catarina, Brazil

Private beach house in Santa Catarina, Brazil

For a mere $79 a night per person, this beach house with a private beach in Brazil can be all yours. The four bedroom home also comes equipped with two caretakers to ensure your stay is perfect.

Private beach house in Santa Catarina, Brazil
Private beach house kitchen in Santa Catarina, Brazil

2. Hector Cave House in Santorini, Greece

Hector Cave House in Santorini, Greece

Carved into the caldera cliff for more than 250 years, this home was originally used as a wine cellar. With the classically stunning views of Santorini, this is the type of place we'd dream of staying in Greece.

View from Hector Cave House in Santorini, Greece
Interior of Hector Cave House in Santorini, Greece

3. White Pool Villa in Phuket, Thailand

White Pool Villa in Phuket, Thailand

This simple one bedroom flat in Phuket comes with an amazing pool, king size bed, kitchen, and plenty of peace and quiet. The rental even includes fiber optic internet, if you must continue to work while poolside.

Interior of White Pool Villa in Phuket, Thailand
Outside of White Pool Villa in Phuket, Thailand

4. Everview Suite in Cape Town, South Africa

Everview Suite in Cape Town, South Africa

This three bedroom home has stunning views of the Atlantic and Table Mountain (which you can also see from the pool) and is a short walk to beaches and restaurants.

Everview Suite in Cape Town, South Africa
Everview Suite in Cape Town, South Africa

5. Ballian Treehouse in Bali, Indonesia

Ballian Treehouse in Bali, Indonesia

Live out your childhood treehouse fantasy (or dreams of Eat, Pray, Love!) in this Ballian hut a mere three minutes from the beach. We don't know what more we could want.

Ballian Treehouse in Bali, Indonesia
Ballian Treehouse in Bali, Indonesia

If you need even more inspiration to take an early holiday, be sure to check out Airbnb's full wish list here!


Laura is a New York City-based freelance writer who writes about travel, food, and design. Her work has appeared in Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, GQ, Condé Nast Traveler, and more. She's a sucker for a good curbside furniture find.

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