We’ve all spent a few hours daydreaming about what it would be like on the other side of a billion. Sprawling infinity pools, gold-trimmed wall features, and the finest contemporary art money could buy would only be a swipe away.
Airbnb has been the go-to platform for those looking to book a lekker family vacation, but what if it was also the perfect opportunity to live like a millionaire?
If you have a few thousand that are burning a hole in your pocket, here are some of the most expensive listings on the Airbnb platform.
You know you’ve arrived when marble is featured throughout, and there’s an elegant tree in the middle of your living room. Nestled along what’s often referred to as “Billionaire’s Beach,” this 33 kilometres stretch of land is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world, and this luxurious property is just one of them. Relax on the deck and enjoy incredible ocean views or explore the five bedrooms and five bathrooms that this contemporary property has to offer. The price tag? Only R214 000 a night.
Who hasn’t had dreams of munching on an authentic Italian pizza, delicious red wine in hand, while watching the sun slowly dip behind the rolling Tuscan hills? Throw in a Renaissance-era estate, and we’re more than willing to splurge on this R200 000 a night villa- if we could. This sprawling estate is nestled between olive groves and vineyards, with guests having the opportunity to arrive by helipad! The property features a gym, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and stunning panoramic views of the countryside – what more could you ask for?
From the rolling hills of Italy to the countryside of France. Perched on a cliff and nestled in between endless vineyards in Northern Burgundy is this gorgeous Chateau, which offers spectacular views of the area. The perfect accommodation to let your inner Meghan Markle shine, take a dip in the swimming pool or laze about and watch your favourite film in the large cinema room. If five bedrooms weren’t enough, how about 16? This 15th-century property boasts 16 bedrooms and eight bathrooms, just in case you were looking for some space. To live like a royal you can expect to pay R30 000 a night. However, the minimum stay is five nights.
The beach, warm weather and a modern Mexican villa can all be yours for only R103 000 per night. Grab a book and spend your afternoon on the outdoor recliner as you enjoy spectacular views of the turquoise-coloured waters of the Pacific. This contemporary villa is sprawled across two floors and includes a beautiful garden and infinity pool. There’s no better accommodation to spend in paradise than with this incredible Punta Mita property.
Any Cape Town local will tell you that Nettleton Road in Clifton is home to some insane properties. Well, one such property is located right in our backyard and is only R200 000 a night. The property is fully staffed, so expect to be waited on hand and foot, as guests are offered a chef and butler. Spend your days mesmerised by the gorgeous views of the Atlantic ocean, or take a refreshing dip in the heated pool. There’s a steam room and gym available if you’re looking to stay active or laze about while watching a movie in the home theatre.