Airbnb has always been a popular alternative for us regular folks looking to relax next to a beach or enjoy the seclusion of the mountains. But who knew that celebrities were using the same booking platform as us? If you’ve ever had dreams of living the luxurious life of Mariah Carey or Prince Harry, now is your chance.
Grab your wallet and get ready to live and splurge like a celebrity with these insane Airbnbs that was once home to a few famous names.
Whether you’re a fan of the Biebers or not, they do have style when it comes to the vacation homes they pick. For her 20th birthday, the model rented out this gorgeous Toronto mansion which offers incredible views of the city’s skyline and contemporary decor. If you’re headed to Canada in the near future, and you’re willing to pay R59 000 per night, you too can live like Hailey Bieber.
The rich and famous have always flocked to Malibu when attempting to “chill out,” and this opulent Mediterranean villa is the perfect place for our favourite songstress – Mariah Carey. The property is right on the beach, so expect spectacular sunsets. It’s also a short distance from a few famous places, including Nobu and the Malibu Pier. French doors, a gourmet kitchen, indoor/outdoor spa jacuzzi and a luxurious fireplace are all features that any celebrity wouldn’t dare live without.
Not all royals insist on their vacation homes being a secluded castle, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have shown us with this luxurious but simple Airbnb. Tromvik Lodge is situated in an idyllic spot and offers incredible panoramic views of the ocean and the Northern lights. For only R6000 per night, not only will you be able to enjoy some once in a lifetime views, but you’ll feel what it’s like to live like a member of the British Royal family.
If you’re a huge Bollywood fan, then this one’s for you. Situated in the affluent suburb of Beverly Hills, this “Palatial Villa” was once the vacation home of Shah Rukh Khan. This home includes every feature you would expect to find in a celebrity home, including a sprawling swimming pool, eye-catching chandeliers, and opulent decor. Only a few steps from Rodeo Drive, you can grab this property for a mere R48 000 per night.
No matter your taste in music, there’s one thing that everyone can agree on: Jimi Hendrix is a musical legend. So, when they say you can rent the adorable cottage he once played a few tunes in, you bet we’re standing at the front of the line. Located in Makawao, Hawaii, this was the spot he chose while filming Rainbow Bridge. The property is appropriately named Adorable Garden Gingerbread House, and it’s the perfect space for a romantic getaway or a little hideaway in nature. The best part? You’ll only need to spend R3000 a night to enjoy this charming tropical paradise.
Zendaya has captured the hearts and minds of the world, and now you can live like the Spiderman actress, even if it’s only for one night. Located in Rio de Janeiro, this $18 million villa once hosted the young star in 2016. It offers some incredible features including, an infinity pool, a fully-equipped kitchen and incredible views of the ocean.