11 Photos Of The Most Insane Airbnb Destinations Around The World

mbg Sustainability Editor By Emma Loewe
mbg Sustainability Editor
Emma is the 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.


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

Price per night: $75


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

Price per night: $131

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Costa Rica

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

Price per night: $350


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

Price per night: $140

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

Price per night: $117


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

Price per night: $77

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This seashell house takes beachside living to new extremes.

Price per night: $249


This traditional home in Morocco features a giant interior courtyard.

Price per night: $64

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The Netherlands

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

Price per night: $158


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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