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Airbnb Has Revealed 2017’s Most Wished-For Listings

If you’ve ever used Airbnb, chances are you’ve added a dreamy, secluded or totally luxe property to your wish list so you can come back and admire it later. Perhaps you’ve even thrown caution to the wind and booked it.

Well, it turns out, you’re not the only one. Airbnb has revealed the properties we all added to our wish lists this year, and it’s a wanderlust-inducing mix of sprawling, secluded villas (what’s up, Gold Coast?), whimsical treehouses and quaint seaside digs.

Scroll down to see if any of your favourite properties made the list.

Australia: Gold Coast Villa, Mount Nathan

It should come as no surprise that Australia’s favourite listing is smack-bang in the middle of one of the country’s favourite holiday destinations. Boasting a pristine 25m lap pool with a pavilion for outdoor movies and breathtaking views, it ticks all the boxes.

Cost per night: $129

Sleeps: 10 guests


Colombia: Romantic Cabana, Armenia

Located in the Andean mountains, this idyllic cabana is made from bamboo and boasts spectacular views of the surrounding rainforest. Situated on a five-acre farm, the outdoor shower is a pretty good indication of the level of seclusion you’ll be treated to.

Cost per night: $55

Sleeps: 2 guests


Chile: Romantic Suite, Valparaiso

Located in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Valparaiso and with views of the nearby Pacific Ocean, this rustic Chilean suite boasts 100 years of history. It’s been home to four generations, all of different nationalities. We challenge you to find a more local experience than that.

Cost per night: $82

Sleeps: 2 guests


Morocco: Three-Bedroom Riad, Marrakech

This three-bedroom property in the heart of Marrakech’s Medina is a perfect example of why Morocco’s mosaicked riads have been blowing up on Instagram. Situated in the Dar el Bacha neighbourhood, the chic and romantic property boasts three bedrooms and bathrooms.

Cost per night: $120

Sleeps: 7 guests


Greece: Hector Cave House, Oia, Santorini

Hector Cave House, Airbnb

Perched on Oia’s caldera cliff for more than 250 years, the Hector Cave House was originally used as a wine cellar. Recognising that no bottle of wine needs views that good, it was transformed into a family-owned summer house before being opened to the public on Airbnb. These days, it’s BYO wine.

Cost per night: $240

Sleeps: 5 guests


India: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Located in one of New Delhi’s trendiest neighbourhoods, the Hauz Khas village house is decorated in traditional Rajasthani style and boasts spectacular views over monuments and the nearby lake. Magic.

Cost per night: $90

Sleeps: 2 guests


USA: Secluded Treehouse, Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Treehouse, Airbnb

The world’s most wish-listed property for another year, this dreamy treehouse in Atlanta, Georgia, is positively dripping with romance. With three rooms connected by rope bridges strung with fairy lights, if it’s on your list, you best plan ahead – at any given time, it has a waiting list of about 12 months.

Cost per night: $513

Sleeps: 2 guests


Canada: Cob Cottage, Mayne Island

Cob Cottage, Airbnb

Hand-built from locally sourced and sustainable materials, British Columbia’s Cob Cottage looks like something straight out of a fairy tale. Perched on a few secluded acres, don’t be surprised if you see sheep wandering the surrounding gardens and orchards.

Cost per night: $127

Sleeps: 2 guests


UK: Augill Castle, Cumbria

Augill Castle, Airbnb

Admit it: you’d have been disappointed if there wasn’t at least one castle on this list. Located in Eden Valley, near the UK’s Lake District, Augill Castle boasts 15 rooms along with castle-y things like turrets, tudor panelling and gothic-style windows.

Cost per night: $196

Sleeps: 2 guests

(All images: Airbnb)

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