From stunning mountain views in the Alps to incredible coastal vistas, unique treehouses to chic apartments with skyline views, our top 10 Airbnbs, cabins, apartments and vacation rentals in the world not only feature some of the best views but also take it to the next level with beautiful design and unique architecture creating many photo ops.
With thousands of beautiful Airbnbs and vacation rentals from around the world to choose from, we selected the top ten list based on the feedback on our social media feed with over 300 million plus annual views from our 2 million plus followers and our independent visits to the properties where possible.
Below is our top 10 Airbnbs in the world with the most stunning views to stay in 2023.
Heaven Can Wait Knysna, South Africa
Located on top of a cliff in Knysna, this ultra luxurious glass villa features stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Large patio terrace features wrap-around infinity pool with spectacular views of the coastline. This contemporary house has four bedrooms each with floor to ceiling glass windows for spectacular ocean views and a private beach.
Chalet Levissima 3000, Bormio, Italy
Moving on from South Africa to Italy, our next Airbnb is located at over 3000 meters above the town of Bormio in Lombardy. Set among the mountains overlooking the Stelvio National Park, Levissima 3000 Chalet is one of the Europe’s highest Airbnbs. The suite comes with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a large terrace with spectacular mountain views.The chalet is located by the Heaven 3000 restaurant with a panoramic terrace in the mountains.
Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, Jordan
Next accommodation on our list is set in a martian like desert landscape. Aicha Memories offers a luxury campsite which resembles a martian colony. Accommodations include glass domes with desert and rugged mountain views. The domes feature glass ceilings ideal for a romantic night under the stars. Activities include camel rides, stargazing and desert jeep tours.
Set in the secluded rice fields in Bali, Camaya features open air bamboo houses with stunning views of the lush greenery and the volcanic mount Agung. One and two level bamboo houses offer unique stays surrounded by the nature and come with open air showers, rose petal filled jacuzzis and woven bed hammocks with views of the rice terraces.
Villa Peduzzi, Lake Como, Italy
Perched 881 meters above Lake Como and set on the site of a former medieval watchtower, Villa Peduzzi is a restored 1909 historical villa featuring stunning views of the lake and mountains. This luxury villa offers 1230 sqm of living space including 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and a separate pool house.
Jolstraholmen Camping & Cottages, Norway
Set in western Norway surrounded by beautiful scenery, Jolstraholmen Camping is located next to the beautiful Jolstra river and features premium cabins with river and nature views. The cabin suites come with hammocks, outdoor campfire and riverside bathtubs. The area offers many hiking and outdoor activities including river rafting, glacier walks, biking, hiking, kayaking etc.
Panorama Glass Lodge Iceland
Next on our list is a glass cabin located in a remote region of western Iceland, Panorama Glass Lodge features an all glass sleeping area perfect for watching midnight sunsets, northern lights, surrounding nature or for stargazing all from the comfort of a warm bed. It also has a furnished outdoor terrace and a hot tub with views of the surrounding river, highlands and the Hekla volcano.
Luxury Chalet in the Swiss Alps, Verbier
Located in the heights of Verbier – 4 Valleys ski area, which is Switzerland’s one of the biggest skiing and hiking area, luxury Chalet Alpin Roc offers stunning views over the village and the alpine peaks. This three floor luxury chalet features an outddor hot tub and terrace balconies with breathtaking panoramic views.
Art Villas Costa Rica
Set in a lush green rain-forest, atop a hill in remote location 300 meters above the Pacific Ocean, Art Villas in Costa Rica feature contemporary villas with infinity pool and views of the jungle framed ocean. Accommodations include three individually styled villas with expansive glass walls, large garden terraces, a water slide and a trampoline.
Dolomitenhutte Lienz, Austria
Dolomitenhütte in Amlach near Lienz in East Tyrol offers glass cabins perched 1602m high in the mountains featuring panoramic views of the Lienz Dolomites. It also has a restaurant terrace with spectacular mountain views. The area offers several hiking trails, in addition, the hut is popular with rock climbers in summer and skiers and tobogganers in winter.
The list above summarizes our annual top 10 Airbnbs, vacation rentals and cabins with best views to stay in the year of 2023. Please let us know your feedback in the comments below.