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While the initial concept of Airbnb was meant to help budget-minded travelers save by sharing living spaces in high-priced cities, today it’s grown to encompass it all, from truly unique accommodation and beachfront beauties to places fit for royalty. If you’re looking to book a stay that brings the chance to indulge in total opulence, we’ve scoured the options for you to showcase the most luxurious, high-end options in the United States. Among this list, you’ll find everything from luxury villas and grand mansions to stunning wilderness cabins.
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If you’re looking for a lakeside retreat in Alabama, you won’t find anything better than this. A magnificent eight bedroom home, it sleeps up to 16 and comes with everything you could ever need and then some, including lake access, an indoor fireplace, pool table and a gorgeous swimming pool.
This luxurious five-bedroom home comes with every amenity you could ever want, located less than an hour from downtown Anchorage on Big Lake. As it’s on the flight path of fly-in fishing trips and Denali flight-seeing trips, you can even be dropped off or picked up right from the dock. You’ll have a boat launch for use along with jet-ski and boat docks, and countless other high-end features. Relax in the hot tub, steam bath or sauna after a day of play. After dark, gather around the fire pit with speakers embedded in the rocks for taking advantage of one of the three surround sound stereo systems. There’s a gourmet kitchen, a 100″ home theater TV, an air-hockey table, pool table, foosball, Ping Pong, and even a home gym too.
This unique Arizona estate was completely remodeled, transformed into a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home, complete with a professional chef’s kitchen, multiple outdoor living spaces, a pool and a built-in hot tub. Look forward to spectacular views of Phoenix too.
It doesn’t get much more luxurious than staying in your own castle and this one sits on 52 acres nestled among the woods. It accommodates 13 guests in four bedrooms and comes complete with a turret that hosts an art gallery. There’s a huge fireplace to cozy up next two, multiple 65″ flat-screen TVs with BluRay players, and a large Jacuzzi tub in the upstairs master bedroom. Outside, you can enjoy hiking and roasting S’mores on the fire pit.
You can look forward to luxurious Los Angeles living with this 11,000-square-foot Beverly Hills home. It has a beautiful modern design, its own gated entrance with a spectacular water feature and a gorgeous pool and hot tub. Inside, the walls of glass showcase 180-degree views that stretch all the way from downtown to the Pacific.
Surrounded by park-like lawns and stunning foliage in autumn, this massive 17,000-square-foot estate sits across 14 acres, accommodating up to 16 guests in eight bedrooms. Ideal for a family vacation with enough room for the cousins too, it includes a gourmet kitchen, theater room, wine cellar, billiard room, a huge ballroom and a heated 50′ swimming pool.
This luxury Victorian replica home is just a 5-minute drive from Bethany Beach, surrounded by beautiful grounds with walking trails. It’s just a short walk to the marina with a public boat ramp, golf courses, fine dining, tennis, and more. It includes a private seasonal dipping pool, a beautiful piano and five bedrooms, sleeping up to 10.
This stunning oceanfront home sits atop a sandy dune and is surrounded by native palms. Guests enjoy a direct, sweeping ocean view while being just a short stroll down the beach from the PV Inn and Club with its two premier golf courses, a world-class spa, tennis club, fitness facility, three beachfront pools, nine restaurants and more. If you’re looking for more luxury listings, check out our guide of luxury Airbnbs in Florida.
For a castle-like experience, Lions Gate Estate is a dream. It can host more than 20 guests in nine bedrooms, and is filled with elegant 18th- and 19th-century decor along with plenty of luxurious modern amenities. A secluded European-inspired residence, it’s located on the north side of Atlanta, surrounded by three acres of wooded grounds and features a 45,000-gallon free form pool. Among the other highlights are a stunning stone fireplace, a grand piano, eight fireplaces and a large chef’s kitchen.
This 3,500-square-foot home has a black bottom swimming pool, a spa, koi ponds, and an outdoor shower. Inside the front door, water flows down a custom waterfall into an interior pond, while the wrap-around lanai overlooks Kalihiwai Bay, the ocean and the Napali coast mountain range.
The most luxurious Airbnb in Idaho was originally homesteaded by Herman Coors of the Coors Brewing Company. Nestled in the beautiful Sawtooth Mountains, it includes 18 bedrooms and endless luxuries, like a natural hot spring pool and hot tub. The grounds are home to two private lakes with paddle boats and canoes included, plus river access for fishing. Just a few of the other highlights are a Par 3 golf hole, volleyball, tennis court, and a commercial kitchen.
This six-bedroom home in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is located close to the botanical garden, zoo, and many other popular attractions. The window wall in the kitchen folds completely, opening to a spacious patio with a grill, fire pit, sectional seating and a table with seating for eight. The deck overlooks a private sport court that can be used for outdoor events, and guests can also enjoy a 3-person JNH Lifestyles Infrared Sauna, Peloton bike, treadmill and weight equipment.
This $2 million mansion includes four bedrooms, accommodating up to eight guests. The master bedroom comes with water views and includes both a projector and big-screen, while the master bath features a steam room, hot tub, and floor-to-ceiling Italian marble. There’s a theater and game groom, docks for boats and jet skis, a swimming pool, hot tub, BBQ grill and four outdoor decks with water views, among many other luxurious features.
Tucked among 23 secluded acres, this six-bedroom lodge is located about 15 miles south of Des Moines and comes with your own private lake. Six kayaks are included so you can get out on the water and explore. There’s also a full outdoor basketball court, two ping pong tables, a billiards table, air hockey, foosball tables and a variety of games. Enjoy cozying up to the indoor fireplace too.
This beautiful country estate offers 7,000 square feet of living space, including eight bedrooms, sleeping at least 16 comfortably. Enjoy picturesque views, a creek, pond, and forest, while being just 15 minutes south of Overland Park. The main floor master suite opens out to a deck with fabulous views of the countryside too.
This gorgeous four-bedroom, 4,100-square-foot home sits on 96 acres with two ponds, a river, and hiking trails. While it’s ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, it’s also perfect for relaxation with an interior that’s like a work of art. It includes a two-story wall of windows, exposed beams, and a huge brick fireplace. From the wrap-around deck you can unwind while enjoying the soothing sounds of nature too.
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to have your own plantation home, now is your chance. Bayou Oaks Plantation offers a glimpse of the past along with modern amenities. It has a swimming pool and is spread across 11 acres along Bayou Liberty, so you can even try catching your own dinner and cooking it up in the gourmet kitchen.
This spectacular waterfront estate sits on a bluff in the Cape Elizabeth region along Maine’s rugged coast. You’ll have 456 feet of private coastline and magnificent ocean views from many vantage points, including the chef’s kitchen and the deck off one of the two master suites. The spacious deck overlooks the Atlantic and is ideal for entertaining with a built-in BBQ, lobster cooker and fire pit.
The nine-bedroom Madison House was built in 1850 and offers the chance to go back in time but with modern amenities. It’s hosted the likes of John F. Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Katherine Hepburn and Errol Flynn, and is filled with antique furnishings. There’s an enclosed arboretum/courtyard for relaxing among the songs of the birds, while the maze of hallways boasts an eclectic museum-quality art collection.
Enjoy luxury living in beautiful Nantucket in this home with a swimming pool. It includes the main house with six bedrooms, all en-suite, and a cottage with another bedroom and bathroom. The family room has a wet bar with a wine refrigerator and icemaker, along with a large TV, Playstation 3, traditional board games and puzzles. The kitchen comes with high-end appliances, and you’ll have an outdoor living space for dining along with a grill and cabana.
The Big Drake Cottage is ideal for a large group, with eight bedrooms sleeping 16+ guests. It sits right along the banks of the tranquil south end of Elk Lake and comes with its own small private beach for swimming, and a mooring ball. Your host offers paddleboard, kayak and life vest rentals too. You’ll have plenty of space inside and out, a fully equipped kitchen and BBQ, along with all the usual comforts.
This four-bedroom summer retreat sleeps up to 12 and sits along the shores of one of the Midwest’s most popular lakes, Lake Minnetonka. You’ll enjoy panoramic views of the water from nearly every window on the front and the backside of the house. There’s a dock for jumping off and enjoy a swim, fishing or relaxing, and you’ll have a high-end gourmet kitchen too. All this and you’ll be just 25 minutes from Minneapolis.
This five-bedroom beach house sleeps up to 10 and boasts 150 feet of water frontage just 10 minutes by car to Old Town Bay St. Louis. You’ll have a swimming pool, an outdoor cabana bar, and a large screened-in porch that overlooks the canal, ideal for sipping mint juleps or your favorite drink while relaxing with a view.
Enjoy your own 20-acre private resort in the heart of Branson by booking this Airbnb. While you’ll enjoy the feeling of seclusion, it’s within walking distance of the strip. The master bedroom is especially impressive, with its own den and fireplace along with a master bath that has a Jacuzzi with a TV and a steam shower. You’ll have plenty of outdoor space for yard games and a grill for cooking out too.
This spectacular new home can accommodate up to 14 guests in six bedrooms and offers jaw-dropping views of the Spanish Peaks mountain range from the kitchen and living room with its large deck as well as several of the bedrooms. It includes a hot tub where you can soak while watching the skiers whiz down from Southern Comfort runs. You can ski right off the back porch down to the Cabin Lift that will bring you to Lewis & Clark, where from the top, you can access Big Sky Resort with over 5,800 acres of terrain.
This luxury log cabin comes with four bedrooms, accommodating up to 15 guests. You’ll be able to enjoy a picturesque view of the Missouri River Valley and bluffs from the wrap-around deck and many of the private balconies too. The master bedroom includes a jetted tub, and there are two dining rooms, one indoors and one out, a pool table, bar with a wine fridge, fireplace and wood-burning stove. On the outdoor fire pit, you can roast marshmallows under the stars. At the lookout point, the highest point on the property, there’s a deck swing where you can relax with a 360-degree view.
Taking up the entire 59th floor overlooking all of Las Vegas at Palms Place, this is the largest penthouse in the city with more than 6,300 square feet inside and 25,000 square feet outside. Ideal for entertaining, it has a DJ booth, outdoor movie screen, elevated hot tub and outdoor kitchen. When you’re inside, you’ll enjoy magnificent views from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The master bedroom suite comes with wraparound windows and access to the deck.
This 7,000-square-foot luxury North Hampton home has six bedrooms, sleeping at least 16 guests. It sits across 10 acres, with a beautifully manicured lawn, fishing pond and access to hiking trails, along with its own indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. There’s a home theater with a big-screen TV and a kitchen with all you need to make your own meals.
This amazing Mediterranean villa sits across eight acres with views that stretch for 20+ miles across Spruce Run Lake. The landscaping is immaculate and there’s a ton of outdoor living space that includes a 40-foot-long pool and deck areas for almost 10,000 square feet of outdoor living. The inside is just as impressive with a huge eat-in kitchen seating 20 and an open dining room accommodating another 8 to 10. There’s a wine bar with red and white wine coolers and a Great Room with a large TV and marble fireplace.
This stunning six-bedroom home is tucked in the mountains offering breathtaking views on over 20 acres, providing an ideal respite. There’s a 1,200-square-foot screened yoga pavilion, and hiking & mountain bike trails immediately accessible, some that will bring you to the center of Santa Fe. The luxuries inside are many, with the large domed circular living room including a gas-fired fireplace while providing views out to a pool. The open-plan kitchen has a Moroccan style wood-burning fireplace while the master bedroom includes a bathroom that has a sunken Jacuzzi with views. The second story observation deck boasts a weeping vista of Santa Fe, the Jemez Mountains and beyond.
You’ll have your own luxurious compound with every imaginable amenity by booking this seven-bedroom home that sits across six acres in East Hampton. Some of the highlights include an outdoor living room, a heated pool, spa, tennis court and basketball court.
This luxurious seven-bedroom Lake Norman home sits on the banks of the lake and can accommodate up to 22 guests. It features 5,200-square-feet with a home movie theater, and game room with a full-sized shuffleboard and foosball table. Outdoors, you’ll have a swimming pool and a private dock for swimming and watersports. There’s a built-in fire pit and a full-size outdoor kitchen with a BBQ ideal for summer entertaining too.
This three-bedroom log cabin is tucked away in a remote area of the North Dakota Badlands, directly across the Little Missouri River from Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch site. You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home and more, including a fully equipped kitchen and gas grill, satellite TV with the NFL package, and a variety of entertainment options, like air hockey, a poker table, darts, PlayStation and Xbox. There’s also a library of works related to Theodore Roosevelt’s time in the Badlands.
High Point Lodge is ideal for a large gathering, located just minutes from Hocking Hills State Park. It offers a mix of historic and modern in an original hand-hewn log cabin wit 6,500 square feet of luxurious space for at least 16 in eight bedrooms. It has an indoor saltwater pool in a detached pool house that includes a bathroom, patio furniture, and a full-size refrigerator. There’s a covered hot tub for relaxing and a fire ring for cozying up to after dark, among many other highlights.
For a luxurious and secluded farm stay, you’ll want to book this property with a two-bedroom barn-style home that sits on 6.5 acres with miniature donkeys, mini pigs, Scottish Highland steer, Hereford cattle, alpacas, and dogs. It includes a small above-ground pool, but the highlight here is really the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing escape in the countryside just 10 minutes from downtown Bixby, complete with animal cuddles.
This 6,500-square-foot estate is the ultimate Airbnb for wine lovers, situated in the heart of the Willamette Valley’s Eola Amity AVA in the middle of Anahata vineyard. It includes seven bedrooms, accommodating up to 14 and boasts spectacular panoramic views of the Van Duzer Corridor to the west and Temperance Hill to the east. Look forward to relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine and swimming in the pool.
This house is a stunner that’s sure to please kids and adults alike. It accommodates up to 12 guests in four bedrooms and includes, as the name belies, your own private heated indoor pool. It also has a game room with Ping Pong, Foosball, and Shuffleboard, along with a media room featuring a 65″ flat-screen TV for movie watching and an Xbox One for gaming.
If you’ve ever dreamed of having your own Newport mansion, this is your opportunity to experience what it would be like. Built as the “Summer Cottage” for George Champlin Mason, the city’s most revered architect in the mid-1800s, it includes 6,000-square-feet of space, accommodating at least 16 guests. It’s filled with beautiful antiques along with plenty of modern amenities like a central sound system and includes parking for up to 10 cars, a rarity in this area. You can also have a chef, maid, and butler for an additional fee.
This breathtaking seven-bedroom oceanfront home accommodates 16+ adults and boasts panoramic ocean views from nearly every room in the house. Each bedroom has its own attached bath, and you’ll also have a huge swimming pool, hot tub and kiddie pool. There are three oceanfront master suites, all of which have an oceanfront balcony.
Enjoy a secluded stay at this luxurious mountain chalet that’s tucked into the beautiful Black Hills in western South Dakota on a 10-acre property. It borders the Black Hills National Forest, putting you in the heart of recreational opportunities and less than a 15-minute drive from Deadwood with its Wild West feel, casinos, museums, and wide range of dining options. Enjoy it all and then come back to relax in the hot tub or in the living room with 16-foot windows and a double-sided stone fireplace.
Located on a private 5-acre lot adjacent to Mountain Cascades Lodge which sits on its own private 5-acre lot. It includes six bedrooms with space for 24, with the highlight arguably the indoor pool room. A game loft is another great perk with a big-screen TV pool table, a foostable, and Xbox One. Every bedroom has its own flat-screen TV, and there’s also a theater room for watching your favorite movies.
Located in the heart of Austin, the Luxury Tulum Oasis includes four bedrooms accommodating 10 guests. It includes a rooftop patio that boasts spectacular views of downtown, a high-end kitchen, an indoor/outdoor fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and a 35′ pool with a hot tub.
This stunning estate has seven bedrooms, accommodating 16+ guests, ideal for a large group of friends, a family reunion or even a business retreat. There are multiple kitchens, including a huge main kitchen, a kitchen table that seats eight and a dining table seating 24. A stay here is truly like staying in your own private resort with a massive pool that includes two rock wall waterfalls, two slides and three cliff jump areas along with a secluded hot tub that sits inside a grotto with a fireplace. There’s a private basketball and pickle ball court too. When you can tear yourself away, you’ll be just minutes from top golf courses, ATV trails, rock climbing, sailing, waterskiing and Sand Hollow Reservoir and Dunes.
This magnificent lodge at Galusha Hill Farm sits on a 600-acre sanctuary in central Vermont, surrounded by 1,000 acres of protected conservation land with pastures and woodlands, miles of maintained trails, multiple spring-fed ponds, and a private 20-acre mountain lake. Activities right on the property include hiking, jogging, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Most of the 10 luxurious bedrooms include private bathrooms with walk-in rainfall showers.
You can hear the waves from this seven-bedroom beach house that accommodates 16+ located on Sandfiddler, the closest road to the Atlantic. You’ll have what feels like you’re own stretch of private beach along with a pool and hot tub after a day enjoying it. The house itself includes every comfort imaginable, ensuring a relaxing escape.
Graystone Castle is a 20,000-square-foot modern day castle filled with luxurious amenities. It sits across more than 5 acres, with a lush lawn overlooking the Stillaguamish River and valley. Just some of the highlights include an outdoor fire pit, life-sized chess, arcade games, a movie theater and a master bedroom with a spa-inspired bath that includes a custom-designed rain shower, steam shower, jetted spa tub, dry sauna, waterfall feature, laundry room and custom closets.
Located at the foot of Ice Mountain just beyond the shore of the North River, near the town of Capon Bridge, this luxurious mountain lodge has a huge screened in wraparound porch for relaxing with mountain views while enjoying the sounds of the river. There’s an outdoor stone stacked fireplace, alfresco dining at the 12-person solid wood French farm table, a hot tub and a three-season heated plunge spa on the deck.
Whispering Pines Lodge sleeps up to 36 guests with nine bedrooms and 8,800 square feet of luxurious space. Located on the world’s largest chain of lakes in Eagle River, each bedroom has a reading area or window seat showcasing forested views as well as a bath inspired by a Northwoods spa. There’s a large playground, multiple pier areas, a covered boat slip, and a sandy beach, while the lakefront firepit is a popular gathering spot. Inside entertainment includes a sports bar with shuffleboard, a fireplace, electronic darts, and foosball, and a theater room.
The Shooting Star Cabin is a high-end Teton Village property with four bedrooms, a wood-burning fireplace, hot tub and incredible mountain views. You can look forward to easy access to a wealth of outdoor adventure year-round, and coming back to relax while watching for wildlife and gazing out at the picturesque scenery that includes Jackson Hole Ski Resort, ski slopes, golf course, and Sleeping Indian mountain.
Enjoy views of the Washington Monument from this newly built mansion, three-level home with seven bedrooms, accommodating up to 16. You’ll be within walking distance to embassy row, the National Cathedral and a park while staying in a tranquil family neighborhood.
This luxury gated private villa is six minutes away from the mountain town of Cayey, tucked into the hillside for unparalleled panoramic ocean and mountain views. It includes numerous decks for relaxing, a koi pond and pool for swimming with those vistas. Inside you’ll have all the comforts of home, and probably many more.