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If rock climbing is your thing, why not stay in an Airbnb that will allow you to indulge your passion? Some even include their own rock climbing walls, while others will put you just steps from world-class climbing destinations. From the stunning Southwest to Puerto Rico and even across the Atlantic, these are some of the best places to book.
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Scalatore, which is Italian for “climber”, was made for rock climbers. It’s one of the most unique you’ll find, with the master bath featuring a custom-designed rock art headboard with the king-size bed flanked by fully usable climbing routes. There are 16.5 foot-high ceilings, dual rock climbing walls, and three elevated bunk beds accessed by a ladder, and a fireman’s pole too. Chains hang from the ceiling, and full climbing equipment, including ropes, harnesses, and belay devices are provided. There’s another bedroom with traditional sleeping quarters too.
Located in the heart of downtown Moab, you’ll have endless climbing opportunities nearby as well. At the end of the day, you can kick back and relax with a TV featuring the Ultimate Entertainment package that includes virtually every channel.
Your Colorado adventure home base, this Airbnb comes with a climbing wall, slackline, free weights and bikes, while a city park right is right behind it. While climbers will probably want to take advantage of the great outdoors and opportunities to climb indoors much of the time, it also includes a Smart 4K TV with Hulu in the family room for entertainment, along with Wi-Fi. There’s a living room/dance/yoga/meditation studio, full kitchen, backyard with horseshoe pits, and four bedrooms, accommodating as many as 10 guests.
This unique Airbnb is a campsite in a beautiful backyard that includes everything you need to camp and climb. It hosts a well known natural rock climbing wall for both non-experienced and experienced climbers, along with a tent that has a full-size air mattress with pillows and sheets provided. Other gear is included too, like headlamps, a picnic table and chairs, a hammock, and a kitchen/BBQ area with a mini-fridge. Guests also have access to a full bathroom, a climber’s trail, and electricity. To top it off, you’ll be able to relax with a picturesque mountain view.
The ideal base for outdoor adventures, this one-bedroom apartment is away from the Tahoe crowds and not only includes a climbing wall but a hot tub that’s perfect for soaking while gazing up at a brilliant night’s sky thanks to the lack of light pollution. You can cozy up to the fire and enjoy a good night’s sleep on the comfy memory foam queen bed, lofted over a spacious living room with an air mattress for additional guests. A kitchenette and a huge deck that backs up to conservation land are included too.
This 1.25-acre estate features a modern, four-bedroom ranch-style house accommodating up to eight and it’s just a short walk from Joshua Tree National Park, known for offering some of the best climbs in the country. It includes a rock-climbing wall, an art room with canvas for painting your own masterpieces, a bocce ball court, a game room, a hot tub, Cowboy Tub, and a fire pit. Out here in the desert with little light pollution, the stargazing is unforgettable too. After enjoying it relax with a drink at the bar and play a game of foosball or ping pong. There are two shaded patio areas, one for alfresco dining, along with an outdoor grill for cooking out. Plus, with large windows, you’ll enjoy sweeping vistas of the valley and rugged mountains dotted with ancient boulders.
Climbers headed to Spain should consider this rock climbing house in the Prades Mountains of Catalonia. It’s surrounded by spectacular scenery, close to popular climbing spots and bouldering areas along with tranquil pools for a dip afterward. There are over 500 climbing routes easily accessed from here, and you can easily reach the coast for day trips to the beach too. The home includes a bouldering wall, slackline, hammocks, and picnic tables. Value priced, you will need to bring sleeping bags.
Located within Boulder, Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument on 40 acres of farmland, this very unique Airbnb was blasted out of the red-tinged Navajo sandstone by the property owner. One of the best Airbnbs in Utah for glamping lovers, it’s perfect for adventurers, with an all-wheel-drive recommended for access, but once you get there, you’ll be totally secluded in a cavern with an open-air living room, kitchen and bathroom. It’s run on hydroelectricity using the water from nearby Deer Creek and includes very limited internet, perfect for unplugging.
Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, this charming two-bedroom home is only a block from Main Street in Ouray, known for its Victorian-era and old western mining town-style buildings. While it may be particularly renowned for its ice climbing, it’s also become increasingly popular for rock climbing with venues accessible for all levels of ability. Plus at the end of the day, you’ll be able to relax in the famous hot springs surrounded by scenery that’s been referred to as the “Switzerland of America.” Accommodating up to four guests, it offers views in every direction along with a Smart TV, Wi-Fi, full kitchen and washer/dryer.
This luxury cabin is the place to go near Great Smoky Mountains National Park for entertainment indoors and out. It comes with an incredible list of amenities that include a 10-foot-high rock climbing wall, a hot tub, outdoor fire pit and an enclosed theater room with an 82″ 4K screen with HDTV, premium cable and On Demand. There’s also an Xbox in the kid/bunk area, a pool table, air hockey and an arcade system with lots of classics like Pac-Man, Galaga, Frogger, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders, Ms. Pac-Man, etc. It also boasts an unobstructed view of the mountains with plenty of opportunities for climbing outdoors.
Made for climbers to take advantage of the remarkable boulders and rock formations in Joshua Tree, the Climbers Cabin accommodates a group of six, located only about a mile from the park’s western gate. It has an open-plan concept with a large kitchen and dining area, a large bathroom and a huge loft sleeping room. There’s a full kitchen with all you need to make your own meals, plus a bar area and picnic table that can be used inside or out. Wi-Fi and cell service is excellent here too, although it is a semi-glamping experience as you’ll need to bring your own sleeping bags, pads, pillows and personal towels. The highlight is the barn doors that provide an open-air space.
This beautiful cabin offers lots of space for a large group, accommodating up to 10 in five bedrooms. It’s located in the Green Mountains just a short drive from Mount Snow and includes a basement that was converted into a game room accessed by a slide. After whizzing down you’ll find a climbing wall, gym equipment, ping pong table and lounge area. There’s a high-end kitchen and an 18-foot stone fireplace providing warmth and ambiance.
A great option in Puerto Rico, the only way to access this Airbnb is to climb. To reach the portaledge you’ll have to climb about 45 feet from the ground, but your reward will be a panoramic view of the karstic mountains and Cibuco River Valley. You’ll sleep in a 2-person tent that was built to hang in the rock cliff about 35 feet from the ground. You’ll both need to be climbers as it requires the ability to top rope belay each other from the ground as well as from the portaledge to go down again. The hosts will have it set up for you along with a rope for top-rope climbing.
This tiny house has a modern farmhouse feel, surrounded by woods for seclusion yet it’s just a stone’s throw from downtown Bend. Wildlife abounds, with deer, birds, squirrels, rabbits, and chipmunks frequent visitors. Plus this area is famous for its outdoor activities, including rock climbing. It not only includes all the essentials, accommodating two guests, but it’s just a 30-minute drive from Smith Rock State Park which hosts several thousand climbs with over a thousand bolted routes.
Located just a few feet from a private cliff line and world-class climbing, the Climber’s cabin is in the historic Torrent Falls area, a rock climber’s paradise home to the country’s first climbing adventure park. It’s nestled in the trees at the base of a cliff line on the host’s private property, less than three miles from the park. It includes a gas grill for cooking out along with a full kitchen and a TV with a DVD player for enjoying movie nights.