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Sedona boasts some of the most stunning landscapes in the United States, drawing nature lovers, outdoor adventurers, artists, peace-seekers and healers to experience its beauty and the enrichment of body and soul. There are miles and miles of scenic trails for hiking and mountain biking along with ancient cliff dwellings to explore. For the ideal base to enjoy it all, consider a stay at one of these great Airbnbs.
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Ideal for a romantic stay, this stunning loft/studio boasts red rock views from inside and out, set within one of the city’s few historic buildings. It accommodates up to two in one bedroom and has a well-appointed kitchen and kiva fireplace. You can look forward to enjoying the steam room along with a saltwater pool and hot tub for swimming and soaking wth those beautiful vistas. Your hosts can provide Reiki or Myofascial Release Therapy treatments and wine tastings right on the 5.3-acre property too.
This peaceful studio apartment is tucked among Sedona’s striking natural beauty, just minutes from the scenic hiking trails and downtown. It sleeps up to two with a minimalist room encircled by jaw-dropping unobstructed views of the red rocks from inside with walls of windows. Enjoy them from the deck too, perfect for relaxing among the fresh high desert air. It comes with a full kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, cable TV and Wi-Fi.
This one-bedroom guest suite comes with a deck with breathtaking red rock and sunset views where you can also enjoy stellar stargazing. It’s within walking distance to some of Sedona’s best hiking trails and has a seasonal saltwater pool, available May through October. It sleeps up to two in a king-size bed and features a kitchenette with a mini-fridge, microwave, induction cooktop, coffeemaker and other necessities, along with a flat-screen Smart TV with Netflix. After a swim, you can enjoy a hot outdoor shower and enjoy grilling on the gas barbecue too.
If you’re looking for a unique Airbnb experience and don’t mind a hike over steep terrain to get there, this Airbnb is guaranteed to provide it. It lies within a cave that was used by Native Americans as their home centuries ago. You’ll sleep right inside of it above a creek, falling peacefully asleep to the sounds of the water. Enjoy splashing around in the creek, and access to a paddleboard and firepit too. The natural rock interior helps keep things cool in the summer and warmer in the winter so you’ll be nice and comfy while immersed in nature.
This standout home with its quirky dome design makes for another unique stay while providing the ideal base for scenic hikes – the nearest trail is just 100 yards away. After a day out exploring, come back and cook on the grill or in the full kitchen and then enjoy your feast while gazing out at a magnificent sunset with a backdrop of Cathedral Rock. It sleeps up to seven guests in three bedrooms, and has high ceilings, a skylight and large windows for lots of natural light, along with two full baths and a washer/dryer.
Very aptly named, Serene Zen Haven offers a tranquil stay in a quiet residential area just a mile from uptown and boasts expansive red rock views from inside as well as from the outdoor patio with a grill. Expect all the essential amenities and then some, including a well-stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, two flat-screen TVs with DVRs, movie channels and a movie library. It sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms, one of which comes with a bubbling Jacuzzi tub.
This beautiful one-bedroom studio accommodates up to two in the heart of Sedona, complete with magnificent red rock views while being close to restaurants, shops and the trails. Enjoy sipping coffee on the private redwood deck with a stellar view of Thunder Mountain every morning and soaking in the large freestanding tub at the end of the day. The studio has a kitchenette with a full-size refrigerator, is fully solar-powered and cleaned with organic products, making it ideal for guests who want to enjoy a more environmentally-friendly stay.
Perfect for a family or large group, this three-bedroom home sleeps up to eight guests and there’s also a downstairs unit that can be rented if you need space for as many as 10. It sits at the edge of West Sedona, just minutes from the area’s best hiking, dining and shopping in a private residential area, and boasts some incredible red rock views along with a full kitchen and barbecue. The wrap-around deck is ideal for relaxing while surrounded by that breathtaking vista, and it even comes with a hot tub that faces those red rocks too.
Sundance is an exclusive gated luxury home that sits on nearly two private acres boasting jaw-dropping wrap-around red rock views and a beautiful infinity pool with a waterfall. It accommodates up to six in three bedrooms and boasts a wealth of amenities. There’s a poolside flat-screen TV, a built-in infrared barbecue, outdoor speakers, a fireplace, jetted hot tub for soaking with a view, and a koi pond to add to the tranquil feel. Guests can also play a game on the full-size pool table, relax in the infrared sauna and workout in the fully equipped fitness room.
You know it’s going to be a great stay when an Airbnb has a perfect 5-star rating. The host provides lots of special extras, like a cooler and daypacks for hiking and even a Red Rock Pass that provides free access to areas like Grasshopper Point and West Fork along with free parking at the trailheads. The home itself comes with a gorgeous skydeck for soaking up the awe-inspiring red rock views while relaxing with your morning coffee or a glass of wine as the sun goes down. It accommodates up to four guests and comes complete with a cook’s kitchen, washer/dryer and cable TV with a BluRay and DVD player.
This one-bedroom casita sleeps up to four and comes with impressive red rock views that can be enjoyed from the floor to ceiling windows or the wrap-around deck which has a barbecue and a private outdoor hot tub. Enjoy hiking the trails just steps from your door and taking advantage of the fully equipped kitchen, stacked washer/dryer, fireplace and flat-screen TV. There’s also a seasonal pool available from May through October.
If you’re looking for total zen in Sedona, it’s easy to find, especially with a stay at the Zen Retreat. The cozy one-bedroom that sleeps two is an attached cottage with its own private entrance, a living room area, kitchenette and a full bath. Relax or take a nap in the hammock that sits within a tranquil garden that has a fish pond, and enjoy easy access to hiking too. Crescent Moon Park and Cathedral Rock, Pyramid Rock, a creek and trails are all within walking distance. Guests can also take advantage of intuitive healing sessions.
The Renew Cabin in Oak Creek Canyon, between downtown and Slide Rock Park, is a tiny house that sleeps up to two and comes with an outdoor patio that has comfy deck chairs and a hot tub. You’ll be surrounded by views and hiking trails, enjoying incredible stargazing after dark while being able to enjoy the comforts of home, including a kitchen and Wi-Fi.
The Rainbow House offers an environmentally-friendly stay in a two-bedroom home that lies in the heart of Sedona. It’s surrounded by the red rocks, close to trails, shopping and dining, and is fully solar powered. Only green cleaning products are used, and it features organic linens as well as a kitchen stocked with organic coffee, tea and granola. Guests also enjoy use of the host’s cruiser bike.