2020 may have restricted travel in ways we could never have imagined, but it did nothing to dampen a powerful sense of wanderlust with so many people being inspired by trips past and dreaming of traveling as soon as it is safe to do so. Thousands of would-be travelers have wistfully gazed at, liked and commented on inspiring travel images on Airbnb’s Instagram account and we are excited to share their top 10* from the past year:
Stone Cottage (Saint Victor la Coste, France)
The most liked photo on Airbnb’s Instagram profile in 2020 captures the enduring allure of the South of France. Taken by @conte_yoon, it has amassed over 76,000 likes.
The Best View of Quintay (Casablanca, Chile)
The view from this coastal cabin in the Valparaiso region of Chile is truly breathtaking. Snapped by @rafael_medeiros, it has clocked up over 67,000 likes and counting.
Lakeview Lodge (San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala)
With a stunning panorama of Lake Atitlan, this glass-fronted villa perched high upon the hills of peaceful Pasajcap was the perfect setting for @megaann.p’s shot.
Tanglebloom Cabin (Brookline, VT, United States)
Tucked away in a forested grove on a flower farm, this open air ‘glamping’ cabin has been perfectly captured by its hosts @tanglebloom_cabin.
Casa Mama (Pioneertown, CA, United States)
Captured by @workingholidaystudio, this image of a pueblo-style home in the Californian desert gives us just enough of a glimpse to trigger maximum wanderlust.
19th Century Schoolhouse (Kingston, NY, United States)
The only shot that’s all about interiors in our top 10 is of a gorgeous converted old schoolhouse in upstate New York. Credit: @lizaherlands_.
Dreamy A-Frame (Pond Eddy, NY, United States)
Seventh on the list, another image from upstate New York has made the grade. Darby House is a beautiful A-frame home tucked away in the woods alongside the Delaware River. Credit: @darby.houseupstate.
Window to the Duomo (Florence, Italy)
The iconic Florence Cathedral or ‘Duomo’ takes center stage in this incredible shot captured by @girlgoneabroad inside an exceptionally well located artist studio on Airbnb.
Idyllhaus (Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA, United States)
Ninth on the list, this wintry shot whisks us away from historic Florence to the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, California. Credit: @idyllhaus.
Floating House (Joanópolis, Brazil)
Last but not least, this aerial shot of a prototype off-the-grid house deservedly garnered lots of attention on our Instagram profile in 2020. Credit: @franparente.
*Based on data measuring the most liked posts on the @Airbnb Instagram account featuring listings from images taken by users and posted between January – December of 2020.