According to our recent trend forecast for 2024, national parks, amazing views, and beach categories rank amongst the top booked categories for the year ahead. The popularity of nature getaways is also apparent through Airbnb’s top Instagram posts of 2023, featuring stays immersed in lush woodland and situated on stunning coastlines. From a modern villa in Costa Rica featuring an infinity saltwater pool to an A-frame in upstate New York boasting a book nook and a fire pit overlooking the woods, here are some of last year’s most popular listings featured on our Instagram account*.
The Best View of Quintay (Quintay Casablanca, Chile)
Jutting out into the Pacific on the Chilean coast and surrounded by rocks and gardens, this incredible home in Quintay has been described by guests as paradise on earth.
Eco Bamboo House (Abiansemal, Indonesia)
Aura House is a beautiful and unique eco bamboo house built on the west bank of the River Ayung facing east to catch sunrise.
Jungle Home (Tulum, Mexico)
This little sanctuary is just outside Tulum but it’s surrounded by dense tropical forest on a private, relaxed and cool street.
Ocean View Villa (Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica)
Villa el Mango is a spectacular three-level home built on a steep hill and surrounded by lush mango trees (giving it its name).
Tuscan Tree House (Florence, Italy)
Deep in the Tuscan countryside but only a 15-minute drive from the iconic Duomo of Florence, this strikingly modern treehouse is the perfect place to switch off after a day of exploring Florentine culture.
Lagoon Float Camp (Tofino, BC, Canada)
Moored in a remote bay surrounded by nothing but old growth forest and wildlife, this floating off-grid home is perfect for adventurers. In fact,the nearest town is only accessible by boat.
Upstate A-frame (Plain Pines, NY, United States)
Built in 1968 but fully renovated, this cozy yet modern vibe is immersed in nature and offers all the accoutrements of an upscale stay.
Chic Log Cabin (Eldred, NY, United States)
This log cabin by a mountain stream in the Catskills is only 2 hours from New York City and, according to the Hosts, they’ve spent years carefully curating its interior with vintage furniture pieces.
Tanglebloom Flower Farm Glamping (Brookline, VT, United States)
Set in a “hemlock grove, this quirky glamping cabin was built from scratch using natural materials on Vermont’s Tanglebloom Flower Farm. The covered porch is perfect for relaxing with a morning coffee, sunset wine, or a good book in between.
Meditative beachfront retreat (Walkerville North, Vic, Australia)
Overlooking Victoria’s South Gippsland coastline and surrounded by majestic limestone cliffs, this beachfront home was designed to have a minimal footprint on its spectacular setting.
Many of the listings featured here are part of our Guest Favorites collection – which include 2 million of the most-loved homes on Airbnb based on ratings, reviews, and reliability data from over half a billion trips. Guest Favorites have excellent reviews and are rated above 4.9 stars on average, with Host cancellations and quality-related customer service issues below 1 percent on average.