The pandemic may be wreaking havoc on holiday plans, but it’s not stopping Brits from dreaming about their next getaway.
In fact, Airbnb has shared the top 10 properties most wishlisted by UK holidaymakers for 2020, and there’s quite the eclectic mix.
We’re talking a windmill in Kent, a treehouse in Bali, an abandoned airship in Scotland and even a private beach getaway in Brazil.
Of course with staycations reigning supreme this year, it’s no surprise that 5 of the 10 properties are in the UK, offering up extra inspiration for those planning UK holidays.
Get ready for a serious dose of wanderlust as we take a look at Brits’ top 10 wishlisted properties…
1. Lussuoso, Italy
It’s not difficult to see why this property in Lombardy has proven such a hit with UK holidaymakers dreaming of a break.
With direct views of the spectacular lake, a location right by a medieval village AND its own swimming pool, tennis court and bowling green, this home has everything you could want for an adventurous break.
The best part? You don’t need to break the bank for a stay.
How much? Prices from £88 a night, with a minimum two-night stay. Sleeps six. Find out more here.
2. Balian Treehouse, Bali
You’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped into a fairytale at this picturesque treehouse tucked away in the heart of the Balinese jungle.
Spend the days lounging in the open living area, hanging out on the veranda and taking in the views, or taking a dip in the private pool.
The treehouse has all the home comforts you could want including a kitchenette and bathroom, while the nearby village is in walking distance for when you do fancy doing some exploring.
How much? Prices from £76 per night, minimum two-night stay. Sleeps two. Find out more here.
3. Old Smock Windmill, UK
One of the quirkiest Airbnb stays in the UK, this converted windmill in Kent can make for an ideal romantic retreat thanks to its picturesque countryside setting, with heaps of beautiful walks and cosy pubs a stone’s throw away.
The windmill still has some of its original features including the original upright shaft giant spur wheel and sack hoist, but it has all of the modern essentials you need for a comfortable stay.
How much? Prices from £180 a night, minimum two-night stay. Sleeps two. Find out more here.
4. Beach house, Brazil
We can see why holidaymakers dream of a stay at this incredible beach house, which is just a few steps from a picture-perfect golden sandy beach with swim-friendly waters.
The house itself offers up some pretty incredible ocean views as well as sleek and modern interiors with access to a private garden, several terraces and spacious bedrooms.
How much? Prices from £57 a night, minimum two-night stay. Sleeps eight. Find out more here.
5. Dar Ahwach, Morocco
This luxurious riad tucked away in Marrakech looks like something straight out of a fairytale with its intricate architecture and private pool, offering a mini haven in the heart of the bustling city.
The property boasts three bedrooms as well as a spacious open plan living room, kitchen and dining area.
How much? Prices from £67 a night, minimum three-night stay. Sleeps seven. Find out more here.
6. AirShip 2, UK
AirShip 2 in Drimnin delivers if you’re after a unique stay – and it’s sure to make for heaps of Instagram-worthy moments.
The insulated aluminum pod was designed by Roderick James and it offers some incredible views of the Highlands from its dragonfly windows.
Inside, you’ll find all the basic comforts you need from a kitchenette to a queen bed. It’s in a remote location so it’s ideal if you’re looking to go off the grid for a while.
How much? Special weekend rates start from £420 for three nights. Sleeps two. Find out more here.
7. Entire Cabin, UK
Tucked away in Kent’s picturesque countryside, this cosy cabin is ideal for a romantic getaway.
The wooden interiors, plush furniture and modern amenities make this a comfortable home away from home, while the outdoors barbecue and hot tub can add some extra charm to your holiday.
How much? Prices start from £122 a night, minimum three-night stay. Sleeps two. Find out more here.
8. Riverside Cabin, Cornwall
The Riverside Cabin has everything you could want for an idyllic woodland retreat.
We’re talking an outdoor firepit, a nearby stream you can swim in, quiet countryside surroundings, and all the basic amenities you need for a rustic chic stay.
On colder nights, snuggle up on the comfortable sofas by the woodburner.
How much? Prices start from £125 a night, minimum two-night stay. Sleeps four. Find out more here.
9. La Salentina, Italy
No wonder this seafront villa in Apulia is such a hit with UK holidaymakers – it offers up a dreamy family holiday.
There are spacious rooms, a fully-equipped bathroom, a large living room and a barbecue for al fresco dining.
Bask in the sunshine on the hammock or sun loungers, or cool off in the private terrace pool.
How much? Prices from £53 a night. Sleeps nine. Find out more here.
10. Cosy Eco Cabin, Wales
It’s not difficult to picture yourself having an idyllic countryside break at this eco-cabin in Cilgwyn.
The rustic chic interiors, the picturesque surroundings, and the outdoor hot tub are all incredibly inviting. Sip on champagne in the hot tub as you take in the incredible sunset views and panoramics of the nearby Carningli Mountain.
How much? Prices from £90 a night, minimum three-night stay. Sleeps four. Find out more here.
- During the coronavirus pandemic, countries may be subject to a change in travel restrictions. Always check the latest FCDO advice for your chosen destination before planning, booking, or going on a trip.