From a snow igloo to a luxury hanging pod, these unique rentals will redefine your vacation.
THE BOX HOUSE, SRI LANKA – A villa created using repurposed cargo containers made news in Sri Lanka’s deep south Tangalle town. The chic and sustainable living space has five bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a private pool and a courtyard that breaks the barriers between outdoors and indoors. booking.com
SKYLODGE ADVENTURE SUITES, PERU – These transparent luxury pods hang from a hilltop in Peru’s Sacred Valley! Be ready to climb up a via ferrata to reach your cosy bedroom. airbnb.co.in
THE ATLANTA ALPACA TREEHOUSE, GEORGIA – This one is all about eccentric experiences—think Llama yoga sessions, barns with rescued alpacas, and a treehouse done up with antiques! alpacatreehouse.com
LUCKY RANCH SNOW IGLOO, FINLAND – Go ice fishing in a frozen lake, take a reindeer sled ride, visit a husky farm and spend a night in an igloo—this is your winter dream come true. luckyranch.fi
MAHARAJA’S CASTLE, INDIA – Built over 200 years ago as a hunting pavilion for royals, today this castle has been completely refurbished into a lavish villa with two suites. Tucked away in Rajasthan’s Kheroda village, this secluded Airbnb boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding Aravalli Hills. airbnb.co.in
CASAS DA RIA, FARO, PORTUGAL – Bobbing on the tranquil waters of the Ria Formosa, is this chic solar-powered catamaran ideal for a lazy staycation under the sun. casadaria.com