AIRBNB has revealed the most liked pictures on Instagram over the past year – with the US being the most popular location.
Despite travellers all over the world being grounded due to Covid, this hasn’t stopped people from planning their future trips.
People may not have been able to travel much last year, but that didn’t stop them dreaming of a holiday abroadCredit: Alamy
And many appear to be opting for bucket list destinations, with the most popular Airbnbs including an 18th-century farmhouse and a wildlife reserve treehouse.
Out of the top 10, just two European destinations made the list, while the US took six spots.
Here are the most beautiful Airbnbs on thousands of people’s bucket lists.
- 1 1. Zion EcoCabin (Utah, US)
- 2 2. Raven Rock Treehouse (North Carolina, US)
- 3 3. Crow’s Nest (California, US)
- 4 4. The Kingdom A-frame (Virginia, US)
- 5 5. The Woodlands House (Oregan, US)
- 6 6. Villa Amalfi (Tulum, Mexico)
- 7 7. Mariner Boathouse (Belgrade, Serbia)
- 8 8. Maison Lafleur (Le Vignau, France)
- 9 9. Hermosa Cabaña (Hidalgo, Mexico)
- 10 10. Historic Guesthouse and Gardens (Georgia, US)
1. Zion EcoCabin (Utah, US)
The most liked photo on Airbnb’s Instagram profile in 2021 is the Zion EcoCabin.
The cabin is all about the view with a panorama of the Zion Mountains and is perfect for couples – inside are huge glass windows to take in the views, as well as a fire pit and hot tub.
The Zion EcoCabin was the most liked on Instagram in 2021Credit: Airbnb
2. Raven Rock Treehouse (North Carolina, US)
Described by the host as ‘radical off-grid therapy’, Raven Rock Treehouse is located in the trees near Raven Rock Cabin in a 40-acre wilderness wildlife preserve.
Animal lovers will be able to spot bobcats, fox, deer, turkey, hawks, falcons, grouse, owls and of course ravens from the treehouse.
There is wildlife galore at Ravens Rock TreehouseCredit: Airbnb
3. Crow’s Nest (California, US)
Located in the redwoods of Monte Rio, the Crow’s Nest provides a birds-eye view of the old growth forest surrounding the property.
Up to four people can stay, with a hot tub, fire pit and BBQ grill on the deck, as well as a telescope for stargazing.
Larger groups can stay at Crow’s Nest for some relaxationCredit: Airbnb
4. The Kingdom A-frame (Virginia, US)
Built in 1968, The Kingdom A-Frame is minutes away from the Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain and Lake Willoughby.
There are three bedrooms, as well as a fully equipped kitchen with a coffee bar and even a games room with board games, Netflix and computer games.
The Kingdom A-drame is great for walkers – or those who want to relax insideCredit: Airbnb
5. The Woodlands House (Oregan, US)
The Woodlands House sits on five acres of an old growth private forest and offers two outdoor decks surrounded by towering pine trees.
The four-bedroom house has two outdoor decks, with animals including deer often coming up close.
The highlight of The Woodlands House is the hot tub surrounded by the treesCredit: Airbnb
6. Villa Amalfi (Tulum, Mexico)
Villa Amalfi is a modern villa in the popular resort of Tulum with large windows which gives the feeling of indoor-outdoor living.
The huge villa, which sleeps up to 10 people includes a private swimming pool and hot tub, and you can pay a bit extra for chef services to cook you breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The 10-bed villa in Tulum has everything on offer from a private pool to chef services
7. Mariner Boathouse (Belgrade, Serbia)
Seventh on the list is this Mariner Boathouse, docked at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers in Belgrade.
It is best visited by adventure sports fans as it is at Ada Ciganlija, Belgrade’s biggest sports and recreational complex with beaches and sports facilities.
Stay at the boathouse for the perfect base for adventure sportsCredit: Airbnb
8. Maison Lafleur (Le Vignau, France)
Surrounded by century-old oaks, the 10-bed Maison Lafleur farmhouse dates back to the 18th century but a recent renovation has added modern comforts like a heated pool.
There is no one around for miles, with swings, hammocks and trampolines to also keep the kids coppiced.
Maison Lefleur farmhouse has modern renovations but has kept its traditional French featuresCredit: Airbnb
9. Hermosa Cabaña (Hidalgo, Mexico)
This double-height timber-clad Hermosa Cabin is surrounded by forest and trees and close to the mountain villages of Mineral del Chico and Mineral del Monte.
There is a BB! and fireplace for the evenings, with floor-to-ceiling windows for the best views of the wildlife.
Make the most of the floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the forestCredit: Airbnb
10. Historic Guesthouse and Gardens (Georgia, US)
Guests can enjoy a morning coffee in the greenhouse of the former home of two Georgia governors, built in the 1840s.
The 1800s guesthouse was the home of two former governors