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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.
Alabama: Dreaming of Lake Martin, Alexander City
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.
Alaska: Lake Front Luxury, Big Lake
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.
Arizona: Sundance - The infinity pool is just the beginning, Sedona
Sundance is an exclusive three-bedroom rental on nearly two private acres that’s fenced in and gated. You’ll enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the red rocks along with an outdoor saltwater pool and hot tub. There are plenty of luxurious throughout, in fact, there’s even a poolside flat-screen TV, fireplace, outdoor speakers, and two koi ponds to enjoy while you’re not out hiking or biking the trails. When it’s time to head inside, in addition to the usual modern conveniences, you’ll find a full-size pool table, an infrared sauna, and a fully-equipped fitness room with commercial-grade equipment.
Arkansas: Stonehaven Castle, Eureka Springs
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.
California: Spectacular Views, Beverly Hills
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.
Connecticut: Sunny Ridge Estate, Washington
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.
Delaware: Luxury at the Beach, Rehoboth Beach
This five-bedroom, 4000-square-foot home can accommodate up to 12 guests, ideal for a vacation when you want to bring extended family or friends. It’s just four blocks to the beach and boardwalk, and a block to Silver Lake while offering a long list of luxurious features. All three bathrooms have Jacuzzi tubs and massage showers, while the great room has a stone fireplace. There’s a high-end, well-stocked kitchen and gas grill, a 72″ HDTV with all the popular streaming options plus premium cable, an audio system throughout the house, a Peloton bike, an outdoor shower, and a Tesla charging station.
Florida: Gorgeous Oceanfront Home, Ponte Vedra Beach
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.
Georgia: Lions Gate Estate, Marietta
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.
Hawaii: Kamaole Villa, Kihei
Kamaole Villa is a luxury Hawaiian escape where you can marvel at the deep blue waters of the ocean and beautiful mountainous backdrop. Inside the awe-inspiring house, the three-bedroom layout sits right up against sandy shores. You’ll have a front-row seat to Kamaole Beach, with a separate plunge pool and bubbling hot tub if you’d rather take a dip in freshwater. There’s also a living room, gourmet kitchen, and dining room.
Idaho: Lodge in the Sawtooth Mountains, Atlanta
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.
Illinois: Lincoln Park Joyful Home for 12, Chicago
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.
Indiana: Mansion on Geist Lake, Indianapolis
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.
Iowa: Lodge on 23 Acres with Private Lake, Norwalk
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.
Kansas: Historic Limestone Estate in the Tallgrass Prairie, Manhattan
The StoneHouse at Prairiewood is a storied estate that dates back to 1860 as one of the most distinctive properties in the region. It was originally the farmstead of a well-known settler, with the original hand-hewn timbers crafted before the Civil War. Completely restored in 2014, preserving its heritage while adding all the modern conveniences, it accommodates up to 10 guests in four bedrooms. There’s a full kitchen and grill for cookouts, while highlights include the outdoor hot tub and lounge area and complimentary canoes available at the local nature park just a few minutes away.
Kentucky: The Bluegrass Palace - Langley
Over 16 guests can stay at this Kentucky mansion, which includes over 29,000 square feet of living space. Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Kentucky bluegrass, it sits on 9 acres and includes four levels of 12 bedroom suites. Perfect for large groups, the home has two kitchens, 15 bathrooms, an indoor pool, a movie theater, and even a performance stage. Prior to arrival, your individual concierge will contact you to assist you in making optional arrangements for dining & catering from a private menu selection and assist you in booking private guided tours of nearby bourbon distilleries, adventure trips white water rafting or fishing, and guided day trips in the Appalachian Mountains.
Louisiana: Renovated 1880s Bywater Mansion with Pool, New Orleans
Step away from the city buzz of New Orleans to find this luxury oasis. Set in the Bywater Arts District, this historic mansion features 5,000 square feet on indoor space and 9,000 square of outdoor space. Some of its highlights include an outdoor pool and spa that is heated year-round, a private yard with a fire pit, BBQ grill, outdoor, and hammock, as well as an 18-person dining table and French porch with gas lamps and comfy seating. Best of all, there’s plenty of room to stretch out with an eight-bedroom layout that accommodates up to 16 guests.
Maine: Waterfront Estate, Cape Elizabeth
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.
Maryland: Museum in a Mansion, Baltimore
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.
Massachusetts: Luxury Cliff Road Home in Nantucket with Pool
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.
Michigan: The Big Drake Cottage on Elk Lake, Williamsburg
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.
Minnesota: Waterfront Lake Mille Lacs Lodge with Deck & Grill, Isle
If you’re looking for a luxury retreat that can sleep a significant number of people, this beautiful 8,800-square-foot lodge has nine bedrooms plus a guest suite, an extra-spacious loft, and two additional sleeping spaces, accommodating as many as 34. Perfect for entertaining, it has a commercial kitchen with a 9-burner commercial gas range, two ovens, and a 20-person farmhouse dining table. There are three wood-burning fireplaces and eight Smart TVs, while the floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outdoors. You’ll want to spend time outside on a pleasant day with enticing spaces like a waterfront deck with a fire pit, gas grill, and areas for dining alfresco.
Mississippi: Beach House at the Bay, Bay St. Louis
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.
Missouri: Rock Canyon Private Resort, Branson
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.
Montana: Private Island on Gorgeous Flathead Lake, Somers
It’s hard to beat having your own private island, making this our most luxurious pick for Montana. The four-bedroom home sleeps eight and includes all the bells and whistles, and then some, but what’s outside makes this an outdoor lover’s paradise. You’ll have a thousand feet of waterfront and a private dock with free kayaks and paddleboards included. Or, you can always just kick back and enjoy the stunning views of the lake and the mountains.
Nebraska: Dancing Bear Lodge Luxury Log Cabin, Fort Calhoun
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.
Nevada: 59th Floor Palms Penthouse, Las Vegas
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.
New Hampshire: Villa with Indoor Pool, North Hampton
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.
New Jersey: Seaside Beach Mansion, Brigantine
This nine-bedroom mansion offers it all when it comes to the ultimate place to stay for a beach vacation. You’ll have resort-style beach towels, pool floats, beach chairs and umbrellas. After a day at the sand, rinse off in the outdoor shower, enjoy the pool, granite outdoor bar, and space for alfresco dining. A few of the impressive features inside include three gas fireplaces, a dozen flat-screen TVs, and four Jacuzzi tubs. A glass elevator will bring you to all four stories and the vast rooftop deck with chaise lounges and a circular sectional sofa where you can sip wine while enjoying a view of the Atlantic City skyline and sunsets over the bay.
New Mexico: Unique Oasis: Pool & Hot Tub, Santa Fe
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.
New York: Ultimate Wainscott Compound 6 Acres, East Hampton
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.
North Carolina: Lake Norman Getaway, Mooresville
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.
North Dakota: Scenic Buckhorn Ranch Cabin, Medora
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.
Ohio: High Point Lodge with Indoor Saltwater Pool, Rockbridge
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.
Oklahoma: Secluded Farm Stay at Okie Grown Farms, Bixby
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.
Oregon: Luxury Wine Country Retreat, Salem
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.
Pennsylvania: Private Heated Indoor Pool - Tobyhanna
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.
Rhode Island: Oceanfront Home, Sakonnet Point, Newly Renovated, Little Compton
With an 8-bedroom layout, this spacious oceanfront home can accommodate up to 15 guests. Set in the heart of Sakonnet Point, its newly renovated inside and out and set right on the water so you can marvel at sunsets over the harbor during your stay. Plan a lobster bake on the rocks, set up an even fire, or play games with the little ones on the spacious lawn.
South Carolina: Sweet Carolina, Hilton Head Island
Sitting next to the picturesque sands of North Forest Beach, this coastal oasis boasts eight bedrooms. With a large enough layout for up to 16 guests, you’ll find a gourmet kitchen and spacious dining and living area with sky-high windows for taking in the view. From the thatch-roof palapa, you can follow the soft sands to the shoreline to discover the sun-soaked shoreline. In addition to an elevator, the luxury home features a sparkling outdoor swimming pool, ping pong table, tiki bar, and fire pit. There’s even a swim-up bar with underwater seating.
South Dakota: Modern Mountain Chalet on 10 Acres, Lead
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.
Tennessee: Secluded Mountain Lodge with Indoor Pool, Sevierville
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.
Texas: Luxury Tulum Oasis, Austin
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.
Utah: Bear Lake Getaway at Foxridge (Sleeps 34), Garden City
You can bring the entire family along to this seven-bedroom property, which is designed for large groups and family get-togethers. Along with floor-to-ceiling windows where you can marvel at the incredible surrounding landscapes, this mansion has three levels of designer-furnished living spaces where everyone can stretch out. The open floor plan has space for 34 guests, in addition to a two-story deck with picture-perfect views of Bear Lake Golf Course and the shimmering waters of Bear Lake. There’s also a hot tub, BBQ grill, and 75-inch flat-screen TV, while kids will also love the game room with foosball and ping pong.
Vermont: 1800s Farmhouse, Rochester
Offering a prime location near Sugarbush, Killington, Mad River, Middlebury Snow Bowl, and Rikert, you can ski right out the front door of this Vermont mansion. Set on 17 acres of rolling landscape with sweeping views, it’s a perfect spot for a large group gathering. The house has two wings with four bedrooms in one and five bedrooms in the other, so you’ll have plenty of room to stretch out. Outside, you’ll find a seasonal swimming pool and a fire pit, and if you’re lucky you might spot friendly cows grazing on the land.
Virginia: 7-Bedroom with Pool, Hot Tub, Virginia Beach
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.
Washington: Luxury Castle on 5+ acres, Arlington
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.
West Virginia - Mountainaire Luxury Riverfront Cabin, Capon Bridge
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.
Wisconsin: Lakefront Lodge with Dock, Theater and Game Room, Eagle River
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.
Wyoming: Shooting Star Cabin, Teton Village
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.
Washington DC: Georgetown Mansion
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.
Puerto Rico: Luxury Villa with Heated Pool & SeaView, Juana Diaz
If you’re looking for a unique luxury experience in Puerto Rico, book this ultra-chic home that offers incredible nature views. Nestled in the countryside of Juana Diaz, you’ll be spoiled with incredible views of the Caribbean Sea from the heated infinity pool. The three-bedroom house also has a chef’s kitchen, dedicated workspace, and A/C units in every room.