Who needs a vacation? *Raises hand* We’re itching for a change of scenery this summer or fall, and are feeling optimistic about what that might look like! The coronavirus has made family travel difficult. But with vaccines making their way around the US, perhaps your pod has grown! If you’re ready to take the pod away for a long weekend (or entire week), consider these rad Airbnbs that are best for large groups!
We love scouring Airbnb, and, in the past, we’ve found some gems. From treehouses to lake houses, and the perfect spots for autumn adventures, there’s really a lot to consider. However, some of these cool + unique Airbnb stays only sleep a few people. So, call your pod, because we’ve found the coolest Airbnb rentals that are perfect for large groups! From the west coast to the east coast – here we go:
Best Airbnbs for Large Groups in the West
1. Stunning Modern Farmhouse | Sonoma, California
10 guests | $1,650/night ($137/person)
This brand new contemporary farmhouse has an open concept floor plan that truly allows you to enjoy the ultimate indoor/outdoor wine country experience! Situated on over an acre, this property offers a beautifully landscaped pool + spa, outdoor kitchen, large stone fire pit and a tournament style bocce court. It’s a beautiful place to call home while exploring the vineyards of Napa and Sonoma….
2. House on an Artichoke Farm | Castroville, California
10 guests | $440/night ($44/person)
Create family meals in a stunning chef’s kitchen with soaring ceilings and fresh white tiles. Feed the gang around a custom table for eight or outdoors on a sunny terrace. This newly built house is positioned like an oasis on a family artichoke farm – such a unique home to spend a few nights in!
3. Hacienda House on Vineyard | Salinas, California
14 guests | $1,150/night ($82/person)
Retreat to this beautiful 20 acre Hacienda set on a boutique organic vineyard and olive orchard in the Pastures of Heaven. This luxurious 6 bedroom vacation rental and its impeccably maintained grounds are the perfect location for your next celebration or retreat.
4. A Luxury Wine Country Retreat | Paso Robles, California
10 guests | $428/night ($42/person)
Venture into the countryside on this 1 acre Spanish inspired wine country residence. For the cool cats who love wine, this is one of the best Airbnb for large groups! This home features 2800 square feet of living space including exposed wood beam ceilings, arched doorways, a chef’s kitchen, luxurious bathrooms, a cozy indoor fireplace, multiple outdoor dining areas, and a bocce ball court. Paso Robles has so many unique wineries and it’s a perfect spot to get away from LA for a few days!
5. Oceanfront Home with Private Beach | Santa Barbara, California
14 guests | $5800/night ($414/person)
This gorgeous Santa Barbara home is the perfect escape. With it’s own private beach, pool, hot tub, game room – and did we mention the views!! You won’t want to leave…
6. The Perfect Sandy Beachfront Villa | Malibu, California
10 guests | $3,754/night ($312/person)
Breathe Malibu and set yourself apart from the rest at The La Costa Beach House beachfront luxury villa in Malibu. Surrounded by the earths natural beauty, inspired by a beach chic lifestyle and a reflection of Malibu this spectacular villa is your place to unwind in a luxurious setting. The beach here is a private beach!! and it’s truly a great place to get away from it for it bit!
7. Mid-Century Modern Estate | Palm Springs, California
10 guests | $1,325/night ($132/person)
Prepare home-cooked feasts in the oversized open-plan kitchen with walnut cabinetry and 10ft island of this sprawling luxury villa. Originally designed by architect Charles DuBois, this storied property offers a pool with extensive alfresco deck!
8. Starship Landing: Aurora | Yucca Valley, California
10 guests | $926/night ($92/person)
A 6-person hammock – wait what?! This home is perfect. The design is thoughtful, fun and sophisticated. Detail brings the place to life. The stunning desert views help complete the vibe – Bordering 6,000+ acres of private hiking.
9. Gorgeous Architectural Villa with Pool | San Diego, California
10 guests | $1,214/night ($121/person)
Indulge in the refined luxury of this exquisite estate! The residence showcases natural finishes, beamed ceilings, a vast open-plan layout, rich textures, and an expansive patio with a gazebo, BBQ, hot tub, waterfall rock feature, and basketball net.
Best Airbnbs for Big Groups in The Southwest
10. The Brexley, Scottsdale’s Secret Sanctuary | Scottsdale, Arizona
10 guests | $1020/night ($102/person)
Welcome to The Brexley, a picturesque retreat with a unique story that personifies the spirit of fabled photographer, “Mr. Brexley.” Envisioned through the lens of a creative soul, The Brexley serves as an idyllic milieu for Instagram enthusiasts with an eye for good light and candid moments. Guests can play records with Mick Jagger in “The Brexley Den” or host a dinner party under the Arizona sunset. The options are limitless, the amenities are unmatched and your photos will be your most treasured memories.
11. Bold Historic Home in the Heart of Austin | Austin, Texas
14 guests | $670/night ($47/person)
Dream big in this gorgeously updated home brimming with color and character. Chandeliers abound in the cherry red dining room and down a long hallway, with elegant marble busts and velvet vintage seating tastefully juxtaposed with modern art, fixtures, and flourishes. From here, the vibrant bustle of Austin is at your doorstep. It’s easy to dash out on foot to for coffee, barbecue, food truck fare, or to hear a local band.
12. Guadalupe Azul: Cliffside Private Pool | New Braunfels, Texas
12 guests | $336/night ($28/person)
This makes our list of the best Airbnb for large groups because it’s set on a cliff above the Guadalupe River! Check out the sweeping views of the Guadalupe River and the surrounding landscape. Although shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation are just minutes downstream in Gruene, you may find you never want to leave this bright, airy sanctuary, above the fray of everyday life.
Best Airbnbs for Large Groups in The Midwest
13. Georgian Mansion | Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 guests | $639/night ($53/person)
Spacious, open floor plan in a Historic Minneapolis Mansion. Famous architect Ernest Kennedy designed this beautiful mansion in 1931. This beautiful home features gracious public rooms, an ideal floor plan & the finest in finishes & details, including an extraordinary black walnut paneled formal living room & grand sweeping staircase.
14. Rocky Hill Retreat Near Chestnut Mountain | Galena, Illinois
10 guests | $350/night ($35/person)
Welcome to Rocky Hill Retreat! Located in a quiet neighborhood less than 1.5 miles to Chestnut Mountain and 8 miles to historic, downtown Galena. This property has been completely renovated and tastefully decorated to suit guests traveling to Chestnut Mountain and the Galena Area
15. Modern Lake Home with Hot Tub | Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
16 guests | $642/night ($40/person)
With the recent uncertainty, this may be the perfect time to consider a staycation for you and your loved ones as my totally remodeled house is still available. No need to travel great distances as my property gives you the enjoyment of the outdoors while providing the modern conveniences that you’ll love allowing you to take in all the sights and sounds that nature has to offer!
Best Airbnbs for Big Groups in The Southeast
16. Private Castle | Spruce Pine, North Carolina
14 guests | $1964/night ($140/person)
Want to spend the night in a castle? Smithmore Castle is unlike anywhere in the world. This real life castle offers exclusive stays curated specifically for your booking. Upon arrival, you will immediately be taken by the magical views of this “Castle in the Sky.” Another bonus? Their renowned chef will cook you a 3 course gourmet dinner in the Royal Dining room – AND a Royal Breakfast on their majestic balcony.
17. Upstream Bohemian, Hot Tub + Mountain Views | Asheville, North Carolina
16 guests | $399/night ($25/person)
Melt away stress with the calming jets of the rooftop hot tub atop this modern architectural home. This eco-friendly residence features natural wood and stone finishes throughout, contrasting textures and patterns, and an outdoor dining space. The natural light lends a spotlight to the bohemian decor and relaxed mountain vibe!
18. Nashville Hip Home | Nashville, Tennessee
10 guests | $363/night($36/person)
Great location in Nashville with lots of Nashville charm! Cook meals in a full size gourmet kitchen, lounge on an enormous sectional sofa, and discover more intimate nooks for relaxing. From the lights on the pergola and the fire pit, the backyard is a hidden gem.
Best Airbnbs for Big Groups in The Northeast
19. Modern Retreat w Pool + Perfect Water Views | East Hampton, New York
12 guests | $800/night ($66/person)
This exquisitely renovated modern home overlooks Swan Pond & Gardiner’s Bay, offering stunning sunset views on the water. Relax by the heated pool + large in-ground hot tub or cozy up by the midcentury fireplace. Walk to the beach, enjoy the smart TV’s, 7 bikes, 4 paddle-boards + 2 kayaks, or take in the sunset while you prepare dinner in the fully-stocked chef’s kitchen. All the rad amenities and gorgeous weather makes it one of the best Airbnb for large groups!
20. The Hunter Barnhouse | Jewett, New York
10 guests | $679/night ($68/person)
The Hunter Barnhouse is a place to slow down, indulge in personal nostalgia, drink a glass (or two) of wine, and let your mind disconnect and wander. A place designed for friends and family. For good food and good conversation. There’s hiking in the summer, skiing in the winter, mountain fresh air and dark, starry nights.
21. Cape Elizabeth Waterfront Estate | Cape Elizabeth, Maine
10 guests | $2,125/night ($212/person)
Book your summer vacation at this magnificent waterfront estate on a bluff in the prestigious Cape Elizabeth region of coastal Maine. It’s been renovated to the highest standard since 2018. Wow! 456 feet of private coastline!
22. Explore Nature from a Private Creekside Retreat | Kingston, New York
8 guests | $629/night ($78/person)
Escape to this beautiful log cabin on the Esopus Creek. Cozy up by the fire, sip your morning coffee creekside, lounge on the spacious deck, cook a feast in the well-appointed kitchen… and spend hours getting lost among the 18 acres of trees, fields, water, and wildlife!
23. Large Maine Estate for Big Groups: Movie Theater, Pool, Golf, Ski | Newry, Maine
16 guests | $1,524/night ($95/person)
Just looking at this place, you know it’s one of the best Airbnb for large groups. The Glen House at Sunday River is the ultimate Luxury Estate! Sleeps 26 in 9 Bedrooms! Endless amenities + entertainment options include a movie theater, pool, arcade, sauna, spa, 3 kitchens, 4 bars, rec room w/ basketball, ping pong, pinball, air hockey, shuffleboard, sauna, billiards room, 2 hot tubs, 2 steam rooms, volleyball + treehouse! Whew-
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