Last Updated September 22, 2021 9/22/2021

16 Unique Dome Airbnbs Around the World

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Four-walled rentals are so overrated. Or, at least, that’s what you’ll be thinking when you’ve chosen a dome Airbnb for your next getaway. These unique Airbnb rentals incorporate both modern and rustic living inside round temporary homes, dotted all across the world. While some of them come inspired by more traditional camping vacations, others have no limits when it comes to luxurious amenities, breathtaking views, and seriously comfortable interiors. Read on for 360 degrees of incredible dome Airbnb rentals.

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A Cozy Dome & Attic - Parvati Valley, India
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Glass dome with brilliant sunset views

A Cozy Dome & Attic - Parvati Valley, India

This glass dome is perched high up on the top of a hill in the Parvati Valley, India. A highly-rated spot by all who’ve stayed there, this unique Airbnb overlooks magical views of the valley as well as the snow-covered peaks and pine trees down below. Its one bedroom has space for four guests, although two to three people would probably find it more comfortable. Even though it’s a smaller dome, it’s not lacking in facilities. There’s a kitchen, an attached washroom, a beautiful attic with one bed, and a living area with another bed facing the mountains. It’s also a place with pretty much guaranteed peace and quiet: this dome is located three kilometers away from the nearest bus stop and five minutes from the nearest village road. If you love trekking and hiking, you’re at the right place to start exploring the valley – many beautiful treks start from just outside the glass door.

Unique Eco-Glamping - Texas, United States
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Stylish dome with beautiful views and modern decor

Unique Eco-Glamping - Texas, United States

These futuristic domes in Lago Vista, Texas, are adults-only and designed with luxury in mind. Each dome comes fully kitted out with stylish interiors and brilliant views, the sort where you’ll never feel like you’re wasting time just sitting and staring out at them. Designed for two people, each dome has a complete kitchen and bathroom with monochrome designs. There’s both AC and heating in the dome, although the area is known for getting a little breezy in the evenings anyway. The dome comes either with a dedicated bubble tent or a hot tub as well as a GoSun solar cooker. Outside, there’s a grill, fire pit, and hammock area for relaxed evenings.

The Moonrise Dome - Tulbagh, South Africa
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South African dome surrounded by nature

The Moonrise Dome - Tulbagh, South Africa

Endless reviews of The Moonrise Dome speak of how incredible this secluded location in South Africa is. An incredibly popular dome Airbnb, it’s a beautiful gem set in breathtaking surroundings with zero distractions nearby. There are two bedrooms here with space for up to four guests, as well as a separate kitchen and living space. Both bedrooms come with spectacular panoramic views of the Tulbagh valley and mountain ranges down below. There’s a private dam for swimming in and a hiking trail nearby that leads to a waterfall: a real opportunity to spend time with nature in a beautiful setting. The hosts especially recommend checking into this Airbnb during a full moon cycle, when you can watch the moonlight illuminate the valley and rise from over the Witzenberg mountains.

Planetarium - Split, Croatia
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Swimming pool attached to individual domes

Planetarium - Split, Croatia

This planetarium in the heart of Croatia boasts endless sunshine from the moment you wake up until the final drops before nighttime. Sparkling white with geometric windows all around, it’s airy and spacious despite being on the cozier side. The bedroom is home to two double beds and there’s space for an extra two guests in a pull-out sofa bed if needed. Even though it’s more of a traditional dome, the walls here are still firm and structured. Take the winding staircase from the center of the dome up to the bedroom or wander down in the morning to be greeted by sunlight and the glistening water from the swimming pool. There’s also a separate mini dome with its own dining table if you’re in the mood for al fresco dining.

Le Cupole - Sicily, Italy
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Peach-colored dome house with vibrant flowers

Le Cupole - Sicily, Italy

Le Cupole, on the island of Sicily, Italy, is just as vibrant and colorful as you’d expect from an Italian dome house. The first thing you’ll notice about this rental is its baby pink walls, before paying attention to the orange flowers, verdant bushes, and endlessly blue skies above. This three-bedroom dome is cute and cozy, with just enough space to comfortably fit six guests. Its interiors follow the same charming pattern, with bursts of color and quaint decor that’ll never let you forget you’re in the Italian sunshine. This unique villa is surrounded by a lemon, orange and olive garden, which you’ll be able to admire when you’re tanning on the sunbeds just outside. Here, you’ll also find a small pine forest, a solarium, a bocce court, a BBQ, and even a sandbox.

Lijiang Starry Sky Tent Camp - Kunming, China
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Glass dome house with spectacular sky views

Lijiang Starry Sky Tent Camp - Kunming, China

Taking dome living back to its quintessential origins, this one-bedroom tent in rural China promises a breathtaking escape under the stars. The views here are unbeatable, with nature all around to be admired during the daytime and pitch black skies with glistening stars at night. If you’re looking to be close to nature, this dome is calling your name. There’s room for three people and a separate bathroom complete with a bathtub. You don’t need to worry about getting cold, either, as the dome comes with a fireplace and chimney. Tea and coffee, a large amount of storage space, and bathroom amenities mean you’ll never be stuck for comfort at this spot.

Aurora Sun Cottage - Yukon, Canada
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Wooden dome on stilts hidden deep in the forest

Aurora Sun Cottage - Yukon, Canada

This one-bedroom dome house is the perfect Yukon getaway with space for up to four guests. A unique option for anyone who wants a ski vacation with a difference, this dome is hidden deep in the forest but pleasingly close to nearby ski trails. Inside is quaint and homey: the sort of place you’ll feel immediately comfortable in. These cute domes come with everything you need after a long day in the mountains, including a full kitchen and a lounge area with a TV and DVD player. Nestled in the Yukon Woods, you can spend your days outside and your evenings tucked up on the sofa watching movies.

FreeDOME 2-3 Bedroom Villa in Mentigi Bay - Lombok, Indonesia
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Santorini-esque dome house with pastel walls and infinity pool

FreeDOME 2-3 Bedroom Villa in Mentigi Bay - Lombok, Indonesia

Mediterranean and Indonesian charm fuse together at this three-bedroom dome villa. You’ll find it on the island of Lombok, only a short plane journey away from Bali with breathtaking sunsets and stunning beaches. This dome makes good use of both of those features, in an almost Grecian-style building with incredible views of Mentigi Bay. Palm trees and frangipani guide the way towards the entrance, where you’ll spot three bedrooms, three bathrooms and minimalist living space. You can either hire the domes under one booking or secure an individual dome just for you. There’s an onsite kitchen where you can dig into breakfast if you don’t fancy eating at your own dome’s table. But the swimming pool here is the star of the show, situated on the edge of the mountain where you’ll want to watch the sunset each evening.

New Dome House - Blagoveshchenskaya, Russia
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Bright wooden dome house with vibrant blue sky

New Dome House - Blagoveshchenskaya, Russia

Blagoveshchenskaya sits in southern Russia, peeking out between Ukraine and Georgia. And that’s where you’ll find the Dome House: a wooden structure that’s comfortably kitted out from the inside and glowing with vibrant lights from the outside. This Eco-hotel (known locally as “Atmosphere”) uses multi-mode lighting for a dome-stay with a difference. It’s got room for six guests in two bedrooms and all of the other necessary facilities for a relaxing stay. Come here to stay a brisk walk away from the beautiful Black Sea or spend your days tanning in the heated swimming pool. You’ll also want to spend some time just admiring the dome’s unique features: graffiti on the walls, neon dome lights, and a mirror maze. Outside, there’s a BBQ area with bar counters, hammocks for napping in, a gazebo with space for six people, and beanbags for ultimate relaxation.

Geodesic Dome House - Queensland, Australia
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Exterior shot of dome house

Geodesic Dome House - Queensland, Australia

Take a trip to Queensland, Australia, to stay in a geo-dome house with a difference. Incorporating styles from typical glamping domes and, well, traditional accommodation, this geo-dome comes complete with spacious interiors and huge gardens with nothing but nature surrounding you. Recently renovated in late 2019, the studio has space for up to three guests. There’s a full kitchen area and dining space as well as a living room and a shared hot tub. It’s the perfect getaway for anyone who wants to spend more time outdoors, with easy access to hiking, biking, golfing, and fishing. A quick stroll away from the Airbnb and you’ll also stumble upon a natural creek and a dam.

Geodesic Dome at Recanto Pedra Maya - Garopaba, Brazil
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Wooden dome hidden in the jungle

Geodesic Dome at Recanto Pedra Maya - Garopaba, Brazil

The elevated position of this dome means you’ll spend every evening overlooking the dramatic skylines of Brazil before you go to bed. This geodesic dome is made mostly from wood and sits deep in the jungle, surrounded by palm trees. Inside, it’s the perfect fusion of traditional and modern decor, with space for six guests across two queen-size beds and a sofa bed. There’s also a separate Airbnb underneath this dome, making it the ideal location if you’re traveling in a larger group size. The two domes share communal areas, like a natural pool, playground, fire pit, sun deck, and bathroom. There’s a beautiful natural creek nearby and it’s only a 10-minute ride to the nearest beach, too.

Luxury Dome with Jacuzzi - Madeira, Portugal
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Domes overlooking the sunset and sea

Luxury Dome with Jacuzzi - Madeira, Portugal

Head just south of Portugal to Madeira island and you’ll find the ultimate in luxury glamping. These stylish domes come with their own private jacuzzis and sunset views every evening. Each of these domes was designed so you can wake up with beautiful views over the western side of the island. Secluded in nature with breathtaking views, these rentals are tailored towards any nature-loving individual who’s looking for pure magic, relaxation, and absolute privacy in Portugal. Step inside the dome for a cozy double bed and your own miniature kitchen, living space, and bathroom. Wake up and fall asleep to the sounds of nature, birds, and crickets and check out the extraordinary ocean and mountains landscape views at the same time.

Minimalist Glamping - Nova Dafinivka, Ukraine
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White domes overlooking pale blue sea

Minimalist Glamping - Nova Dafinivka, Ukraine

Up to three guests can enjoy these bright, airy domes in Ukraine, overlooking the sea with thoughtful touches throughout. Inside each dome is a large double bed with curtains overlooking the surrounding nature and water down below. Enjoy a coffee sat outside on the balcony or get cozy in bed and simply look out at the views in front of you. There’s a bathroom with a shower and AC installed inside each dome. This isolated spot by the Black Sea is a wonderful getaway without any human interaction nearby.

The Color House - Lymassol, Cyprus
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Walkway through The Color House

The Color House - Lymassol, Cyprus

The Color House, which exists in a place called “Euphoria Art Land”, is a one-of-a-kind getaway in Cyprus that looks like it was designed by a very talented child or a very creative adult. Looking like something out of a fairytale, its walls are vibrant shades of blue and come with bright yellow vines snaking from one end to the other. Step inside each part of the dome to admire mosaics and kaleidoscopes of colors from the floor to the ceiling. This is a dome that takes maximal decor to the next level with a rainbow of shades inside each bedroom and more patterns in the bathroom. Inspiration here comes from Ethiopia, Morocco, Latin America, and India so, even though you’ll spend each night in Cyprus, your brain will go on an adventure across the world. As well as the comfy bed, there are all of the essentials like AC, WIFI and a mini-fridge.

Rustic Alaskan Domestead - Alaska, United States
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White dome tent with stairs in the forest

Rustic Alaskan Domestead - Alaska, United States

There are luxury domes and then there are those that prefer to keep it simple. This Alaska dome is the latter. Rustic and authentic, this dome is suitable for those who want to spend a little time off the beaten track, but don’t quite fancy camping the traditional way. While you won’t find top-of-the-range facilities here, you will find everything you need for a relaxed off-grid getaway with friends or family. As it’s a dry property, there’s no running water in the dome. But the nearby spring supplies plenty of fresh water in the form of a seven-gallon jug with spouts over a plumbed sink. Electricity comes from a solar-powered battery, which keeps the LED lights running at night and also lets you charge any electronic device. What it lacks in luxuries it more than makes up for with wild berries, old-growth forest, and mountains.

Dome Villa EMG - Koh Phangan, Thailand
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White dome house surrounded by greenery

Dome Villa EMG - Koh Phangan, Thailand

The white structure of this Koh Phangan dome contrasts beautifully against its vibrant green surroundings in the Thai jungle. Claiming to be the largest dome house in the world for rent, it’s got room for seven guests with three floors and plenty of room for fun. As well as a living area and a fully equipped kitchen, this dome also comes with a separate creative workspace with a work table, digital piano, and studio monitors. It’s ideal for booking out not just for a quick getaway but also on a more long-term basis. The outside of this dome is just as spectacular as its inside – if not more – with panoramic views over the sea, the mountains, and plenty of diverse nature. This is a dome created while ignoring the traditional rules of architecture, thanks to its unusual windows, walls, and architecture. Step outside and into the jacuzzi or sit around the campfire. There’s also a waterproof speaker and an Apple TV, so entertainment is always covered.

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