January 18, 2016 6:29 pm

Airbnb’s 10 most desired destinations and accommodations

This "unique cob cottage" on Mayne Island in B.C. is "a welcoming and cozy retreat hand sculpted of local, sustainable natural materials located on a lovely acreage with sheep, gardens and orchards."


The two biggest things that travellers want, according to Airbnb, are a unique place to sleep and some sun.

Destinations like Belize, Turks and Caicos and Australia dominate the list of the company’s most coveted destinations.

Treehouses, meanwhile, top the list of most in demand properties. A cottage in B.C. made the list as well.

“Small is the new big,” reads a release from Airbnb.

“All 10 of the most wish-listed properties are not villas but rather tiny homes, treehouses, and cottages.”

The top 10 wish-listed property types are:

  1. Treehouse
  2. Igloo
  3. Van
  4. Lighthouse
  5. Cave
  6. Island
  7. Yurt
  8. Train
  9. Loft
  10. Cabin

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The top 10 cities with the most wish-listed homes are:

  1. Belize City, Belize
  2. Okinawa, Japan
  3. Savannah, Georgia
  4. Turks and Caicos
  5. Mendocino, California
  6. Kyoto, Japan
  7. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  8. Margaret River, Australia
  9. Jervis Bay, Australia
  10. Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Airbnb’s top 10 most wish-listed properties are:

1. Secluded Intown Treehouse in Atlanta, Georgia

The tree house consists of 3 separate rooms, each connected by rope-bridges.



2. The Seashell House ~ Casa Caracol in Mexico


3. Casa Barthel in Tuscany, Italy


4. Unique Cob Cottage in Mayne Island, BC, Canada

5. Aroma(n)tica TreehouseinMonferrato in San Salvatore Monferrato, Alessandria, Italy


6. Mushroom Dome Cabin in Aptos, CA


7. Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway in Topanga Canyon, CA


8. Balian Treehouse with private pool in Bali


9. Brand New Mini Loft in Rome, Italy


10. Off the Gridit House, in Pioneertown, CA


SOUND OFF: What’s the coolest place you’ve ever stayed? Let us know in the comments section below.

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