The Covid-19 pandemic has taken us on a wild journey, but not the kind that we’re enjoying. It’s been a mammoth task adjusting to the “new normal”, especially for those with itchy feet and wanderlust in their hearts. While international travel looks to be off the cards for a bit, we’ve decided to use our imaginations to hop on a “plane” and go to our favourite destinations. From Australia to Tulum, we’re getting our passports ready and taking a peek inside a few gorgeous Airbnb villas.
Over the years, Port Douglas has evolved from a sleepy fishing village to a luxurious tropical resort town. It’s here that you’ll find an architectural masterpiece literally located on the edge, offering spectacular views of the turquoise ocean waters below. This mesmerising villa has won Australia’s “House of the Year” award in 2015, so you know that you’re in for a real treat! The two-bedroom property is built entirely from concrete, with its modern lines creating “the perfect juxtaposition” amongst the lush greenery it’s nestled into. It’s a bit on the small side, but you can expect to enjoy incredible sunsets and a luxurious interior. Perhaps well-worth the R19 000 per night price tag?
Located in the Santa Monica Mountains of California, this modern oasis provides spectacular views of the vast desert-like canyon below and allows you to become one with nature (insert zen quote here). The ideal holiday daydream for anyone that considers themselves a boho at heart, this uber-modern property is perched at the edge of a lush slope with breath-taking panoramic views of the rugged landscape.
Nestled on the gorgeous island of Crete in Greece, this two-bedroom property is minimalism at its finest. Spend your mornings sipping a strong cup of coffee (or a tangy mimosa) while enjoying the spectacular views of the azure-coloured ocean on the spacious terrace. The Sleek architecture of this space blends in beautifully with the surrounding landscape, enhancing the natural beauty of the surrounding area.
Tulum, Mexico, has been a go-to for many daydreamers and travellers looking to catch a tan and enjoy the warm sea breeze. This gorgeous 5-bedroom property is located along the crystal-clear waters of the Tankah shores and provides mesmerising Caribbean sunrises. A contemporary space that’s perfect for lounging about and enjoying the warm weather that Tulum’s famous for or spend your days (daydreaming about) swimming in the blue waters of this property’s infinity pool.