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Airbnb’s top 10 most ‘wish-listed’ properties by UK travellers

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From an Italian apartment boasting sublime views to a quaint English windmill: Airbnb reveals its top 10 most ‘wish-listed’ properties by UK travellers

From quirky lofts to bamboo huts and ocean-facing apartments, there are now more than five million homes to choose from on Airbnb spanning almost every country on the globe.

But some homes in particular have caught the eye of UK travellers. They are the 10 properties Airbnb has revealed, in its UK Insights Report, have been ‘wish-listed’ the most.

The properties are listed here in order of popularity. Scroll down and standby for your wanderlust to be ignited…

 

Travellers have been lusting the most over a self-described 'luxurious apartment' in Rivea, Italy, which boasts sublime views over the neighbouring mountains and lake

Travellers have been lusting the most over a self-described ‘luxurious apartment’ in Rivea, Italy, which boasts sublime views over the neighbouring mountains and lake

The residence can sleep six people with one king bed, two singles and a sofa bed in the living room

The residence can sleep six people with one king bed, two singles and a sofa bed in the living room

This is the property travellers have been lusting over the most – a self-described ‘luxurious apartment’ in Rivea, Italy, which boasts sublime views over the neighbouring mountains and lake.

The residence can sleep six people with one king bed, two singles and a sofa bed in the living room.

Guests have praised it for being a comfortable, well-equipped apartment with a plethora of restaurants within walking distance. Other perks include a swimming pool, tennis court, bowling alley and park, which are on the site and can be accessed free of charge. 

Originally used as a wine cellar, the Hector Cave House in Santorini was carved into a caldera cliff more than 250 years ago

Originally used as a wine cellar, the Hector Cave House in Santorini was carved into a caldera cliff more than 250 years ago

Guests say the house is 'perfectly perched' and 'great for watching the crazy crowds of the village of Oia from above' 

Guests say the house is ‘perfectly perched’ and ‘great for watching the crazy crowds of the village of Oia from above’ 

Originally used as a wine cellar, the Hector Cave House in Santorini, in second place, was carved into a caldera cliff more than 250 years ago.

The stunning property has one bedroom that can accommodate up to five guests as well as a private veranda for sunbathing.

Guests say the house is ‘perfectly perched’ and ‘great for watching the crazy crowds of the village of Oia from above’. 

Nestled in a lush forest, Villa Amani in Labenne, France, has been described by guests as a relaxing and peaceful place to stay

Nestled in a lush forest, Villa Amani in Labenne, France, has been described by guests as a relaxing and peaceful place to stay

The light and airy property can sleep up to eight people and there are two bathrooms

The light and airy property can sleep up to eight people and there are two bathrooms

Nestled in a lush forest, third-place Villa Amani in Labenne, France, has been described by guests as a relaxing and peaceful place to stay.

The property, which sleeps eight, is three kilometres from the ocean making it ideal for keen surfers, and there are numerous golf courses in the vicinity.

On-site amenities include a swimming pool, barbecue, and new garden furniture, making it the perfect place for entertaining. 

Old Smock Mill is described as being ideal for couples because it has a romantic and peaceful atmosphere

Old Smock Mill is described as being ideal for couples because it has a romantic and peaceful atmosphere

Spread over three floors, the holiday let includes a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room. Plus there's a gas wood-burning stove to curl up by in the evenings

Spread over three floors, the holiday let includes a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room. Plus there’s a gas wood-burning stove to curl up by in the evenings

Old Smock Mill is described as being ideal for couples with a romantic and peaceful atmosphere.

The beautifully finished property is nestled in the Kent countryside, with cosy pubs and myriad walking trails on the doorstep.

Spread over three floors, the holiday let includes a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room. Plus there’s a gas wood-burning stove to curl up by in the evenings.

Dar Ahwach

Dar Ahwach, located close to the bustling souks in Marrakesh, Morocco, can accommodate up to seven guests

Dar Ahwach, located close to the bustling souks in Marrakesh, Morocco, can accommodate up to seven guests

Unique features of the property include a tiled patio area with a small bathing pool, a flowered terrace and a living room with a fireplace

Unique features of the property include a tiled patio area with a small bathing pool, a flowered terrace and a living room with a fireplace

The charming Dar Ahwach Airbnb, located close to the bustling souks in Marrakesh, Morocco, can accommodate up to seven guests.

Unique features of the property include a tiled patio area with a small bathing pool, a flowered terrace and a living room with a fireplace.

The hosts can also provide breakfast with traditional breads, pancakes, jams and honey on the menu.

Located in the coffee region of the Andean mountains in Colombia, a charming cabana made from bamboo has caught the attention of UK holidaymakers

Located in the coffee region of the Andean mountains in Colombia, a charming cabana made from bamboo has caught the attention of UK holidaymakers

The unique one-bedroom homestay is situated on a five-acre organic farm, which leads down to a stream and small waterfall

The unique one-bedroom homestay is situated on a five-acre organic farm, which leads down to a stream and small waterfall

Located in the coffee region of the Andean mountains in Colombia, South America, a charming cabana made from bamboo has caught the attention of UK holidaymakers.

The unique one-bedroom homestay is situated on a five-acre organic farm, which leads down to a stream and small waterfall.

Guests have described it as being ‘rustically beautiful’ and ‘tranquil’, with ‘fantastic’ hosts to boot. 

La Salentina is a 'delightful' semi-detached house located along the coastal road that runs from Contrada Guardiola to Santa Maria di Leuca in Apulia, Italy

La Salentina is a ‘delightful’ semi-detached house located along the coastal road that runs from Contrada Guardiola to Santa Maria di Leuca in Apulia, Italy

The light and airy property can accommodate up to nine guests, with two double rooms, a triple bedroom, a bedroom with bunk beds and a living room complete with sofa bed

The light and airy property can accommodate up to nine guests, with two double rooms, a triple bedroom, a bedroom with bunk beds and a living room complete with sofa bed

La Salentina is a delightful semi-detached house located along the coastal road that runs from Contrada Guardiola to Santa Maria di Leuca in Apulia, Italy.

It boasts breathtaking views over the sea and coastline, and there is a large terrace complete with recliners and a hammock so guests can soak up the sun.

The light and airy property can accommodate up to nine guests, with two double rooms, a triple bedroom, a bedroom with bunk beds and a living room complete with sofa bed. 

A quirky art-filled loft in the historic Scottish capital of Edinburgh has sparked interest among UK travellers

A quirky art-filled loft in the historic Scottish capital of Edinburgh has sparked interest among UK travellers

The charming oak-panelled studio space features a secret bed box behind a floor-to-ceiling shelving unit

The charming oak-panelled studio space features a secret bed box behind a floor-to-ceiling shelving unit

A quirky art-filled loft in the historic Scottish capital of Edinburgh has sparked huge interest among UK travellers. 

The charming oak panelled studio space features a secret ‘bed box’ behind a floor-to-ceiling shelving unit. 

Guests have described it as being an ‘outstanding’ flat, with ‘exquisite’ decoration and a good central location. 

A property carved out of natural rock in Crete was once a family home but is now a holiday let

A property carved out of natural rock in Crete was once a family home but is now a holiday let

This stone villa was recently rebuilt to include a balcony where guests can enjoy the stunning turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay 

This stone villa was recently rebuilt to include a balcony where guests can enjoy the stunning turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay 

A property carved out of natural rock in Crete was once a family home but is now a holiday let.

It was recently rebuilt to include a balcony where guests can enjoy the stunning turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay.

Two guests can stay at the cave-like abode and it also comes complete with a kitchenette and dining room. Past visitors have described the homestay as being ‘lovely and unusual’, with a relaxing ambiance. 

An ancient dry stone trullo surrounded by rolling countryside in Ostuni, Italy, pegs itself on being the place to relax and 'get away from the noise'

An ancient dry stone trullo surrounded by rolling countryside in Ostuni, Italy, pegs itself on being the place to relax and ‘get away from the noise’

This conical-shaped property can sleep up to four guests and it includes a range of modern luxuries including WiFi, a sound system and television

This conical-shaped property can sleep up to four guests and it includes a range of modern luxuries including WiFi, a sound system and television

OTHER TOP STAYS 

Airbnb isn’t the only option for terrific accommodation. MailOnline Travel also recommends checking out this year’s eviivo B&B awards, Alistair Sawday properties, the AA awards and the advice on a wonderful place to stay from The Good Hotel Guide. 

An ancient dry stone trullo (a traditional dry stone hut with a conical roof) surrounded by rolling countryside in Ostuni, Italy, pegs itself on being the place to relax and ‘get away from the noise’.

The property can sleep up to four guests and it includes a range of modern luxuries including WiFi, a sound system and television.  

As well as there being a spread of towns and beaches to visit in the area, other suggested activities include golf, horse riding, scuba diving, kite-surfing and pasta-making classes. 

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