11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

mbg Senior Sustainability Editor By Emma Loewe
mbg Senior Sustainability Editor
Emma Loewe is the Senior Sustainability Editor at mindbodygreen and the author of "The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide To Ancient Self Care."

With more than 1.5 million home listings worldwide, Airbnb gives users the chance to rent out people's homes all over the world. We culled some of the most outrageous properties around the world from Airbnb's Instagram account — check them out and prepare for some serious wanderlust.

Bonus: they're environmentally friendly, too. According to a recent study, home sharing is far less resource-intensive than more traditional lodging. A survey of 8,000 travelers found that those who use Airbnb consume 63 percent less energy, and produce 32 percent less waste than your average hotel guest.

America

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This New Mexico escape is entirely off the grid — it collects and repurposes rainwater and generates electricity from solar panels.

Price per night: $125

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Australia

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This whimsical vintage caravan will help you check out Australia's Gold Coast in style.

Price per night: $75

Brazil

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This incredible sphere house is in a secluded neighborhood and features views of the São Paulo skyline.

Price per night: $131

Costa Rica

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

At 500 feet above sea level, this massive treehouse in the jungle is the ultimate getaway.

Price per night: $350

France

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This cocoon treehouse is seriously cool, and it fits up to four people comfortably.

Price per night: $140

Iceland

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This modern apartment seems like the perfect place to check out Iceland's clear starry skies.

Price per night: $117

Indonesia

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

We'll take a one-way ticket to this bamboo oasis in Bali, please.

Price per night: $77

Mexico

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This seashell house takes beachside living to new extremes.

Price per night: $249

Morocco

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This traditional home in Morocco features a giant interior courtyard.

Price per night: $64

The Netherlands

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

This modernist cube house has 360-degree views of Rotterdam — a city in the southern Netherlands.

Price per night: $158

Scotland

11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a 12th-century castle in the Scottish countryside instead?

Price per night: $1,193

Photos courtesy of Instagram/ Airbnb

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