6 Vacation Rentals That Will Seriously Knock Your Socks Off

published Apr 13, 2016
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(Image credit: Booking.com)
(Image credit: Booking.com)

Ready to go waaay off the beaten path? Sure, you like to find the cafe that only locals know, or the hidden beach that you get all to yourself, but what about one-of-a-kind lodging? You could stay in a hotel…or you can book your next vacation in an Australian treehouse, a Balinese spa or even a yellow submarine. We’ve rounded up 6 of the most amazing rentals from Booking.com. And yes, there’s a yellow sub on this list, plus it’s big enough to fit a band and your friends all aboard (plus the ones who live next door).

Luck out and stay at the Lucky Homes in Santorini, Greece. The traditional whitewashed houses are a stone’s throw from the village of Oía, but the main attractions are views of the island of Thirassia, the caldera and the Aegean Sea. Mamma Mia!

Yes, childhood dreams can come true. Nestled in the Cairns Highlands, these rainforest resort treehouses each have their own private balcony. Hang out in the hot tub while tree kangaroos hop from branch to branch. That’s right, tree kangaroos. Look them up…they’re awesome.

Book a trip to Bali and bliss out at the Layar Designer Villas and Spa. Your own private pool and landscaped garden, in-house chef, and a slew of personal spa services from facials to acupressure? Yes, please.

You don’t even have to like skiing to appreciate the vibe at Les 3 Chalets Courchevel. Book a massage, then wrap yourself in a fur throw and sip a hot buttered rum by the fire while you gaze wistfully at the Alps, apres-ski style.

Did we mention you can stay in a castle? Actually feel like Renaissance royalty by booking the ultimate 14th century Tuscan getaway. The Castello Di Gabbiano is set amongst acres of olive groves and vineyards, with daily cellar tours and wine tastings, in case you were wondering…

What better way to show your undying love for Ringo (or John, Paul or George) than by checking yourself into Liverpool’s floating Yellow Sub? Heated floors, a bar and a 6-seat dining table make it easy to invite your friends all aboard. We all want to live in a yellow submarine – and now you can for a few days!

Whether you’re going to Bali, Great Britain, or the next town over, find the best deals at Booking.com.

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