Stay is an integral part of any holiday! While booking a holiday, stay is something we prioritise as much as the travel and commute. When regular hotels and lodging were the only preferred way of staying, Airbnb revolutionised the way people perceived accommodation during their travel, just the way Hostels did. Airbnb is an online service that lets people all over the world turn their homes into temporary accommodations for travellers on vacation. India has some gorgeous Airbnbs to look out for, and we picked out our favourite 10!

Antony’s Eco Houseboat in Kerala

Eco Houseboat in Kerala

The backwaters of Kerala are a popular tourist destination, and what better way to experience this gorgeous vacation spot than staying in a houseboat that looks like this? The houseboat can occupy 4 guests and the highlight is that uses solar power for lights and fans! You will get to see a breathtaking view of the waters from where you stay and can go kayaking, canoeing, swimming etc. Even though it’s a little on the expensive side, we’re sure it’s worth the moolah! Doesn’t it look gorgeous?

Cost: approx.10,272 onwards for 4 people


La Belle Vie in Nainital, Uttarakhand

La Belle Vie

This enormous space can occupy up to 8 guests! It’s cosy, comfortable and has vintage interiors we love. If you’ve never visited the gorgeous Nainital and are planning to do so this summer, try this stunning Airbnb. Especially if you’re going in a large group, this place will be perfect for you.

Cost: approx.10,557 for 8 people


The Artist’s studio in Jaipur

studio in Jaipur

Do you love artsy interiors? If yes, then you’ve got to check out this Airbnb in Jaipur. It’s a studio apartment that can occupy 4 guests. It used to be a sculptor’s apartment and is now being hosted as stay space for travelers! We love the sculptures, paintings and the colour scheme of this Airbnb. Pretty cool, isn’t it?

Cost: approx. 3,075 onwards per night per person


Eco-friendly Chill-out round hut, Cherepakha, South Goa


If you’re done and dusted with the North Goa party life and bustle, take a trip down South to the beautiful Canacona and stay at this cute eco-friendly Airbnb that we found. We fell in love with the cosy, oversized round bed that this hut has. If peace, quiet and tranquil is what you seek, we’re sure the greenery around this hut will help.

Cost: approx. 3206 onwards per night per person


Forest View Room at the Johnsons, Manali

Forest View Room

Looking for a cosy stay in the heart of Manali that overlooks the forest and has the most gorgeous view of the mountains? Look no further as we found the perfect Airbnb for you. It can occupy 3 guests and is extremely reasonable when it comes to the price! How about you take a trip to Manali this Valentine’s Day and stay here with your S.O? So romantic!

Cost: 3075 onwards per night per person


Romantic Sea View Studio, Serenity Beach, Pondicherry

Romantic Sea View Studio

Who can ever say no to a cute, beach-facing studio apartment that almost feels like home? We’re digging the Greek-inspired interior in this Airbnb that’s located on the beautiful beach called Serenity, approx. 4 km away from the main Pondicherry area. This Airbnb, especially, is ideal for couples as it can occupy only two guests!

Cost: 3144 onwards for one person per night


Oasis of Trees and Tranquility, Pune

Oasis of Trees

This is a beautiful, peaceful bungalow in Pune’s Koregaon Park. If you’re a nature lover, this Airbnb is ideal for you for it’s greenery, pretty and minimalistic interiors and a big terrace.

Cost: 2532 onwards for per person per night


Heritage Apartment 3@ Hauz Khas Village

Heritage Apartment

This Airbnb with it’s traditional Rajasthani style interiors is located in the heart of Delhi and attracts a lot of guests, especially foreigners. This one-bedroom apartment occupies 2 guests and overlooks a breathtaking view of the lake.

Cost: 4978 onwards for 2 people for 1 night


Boutique Suite, Bengaluru

Boutique Suite

This is a yet another heritage style Airbnb located in Bengaluru. We instantly fell in love with the warm, cosy interiors. The place occupies 3 guests and all of Bangalore’s nightlife is accessible from the place.

Cost: 2532 onwards for 1 person per night


Plush Sanctuary in Bandra, Mumbai

Plush Sanctuary

Located in the heart of Mumbai, this Airbnb is what dreams are made of! It’s beautiful, colourful and quirky interiors will make you want to hit the ‘book now’ button immediately. It’s a serene, spacious house which we bet will end up feeling a lot like home by the end of your trip!

Cost: 6026 onwards for 2 people per night

Remember that the costs mentioned above are exclusive of taxes etc. but you can get a complete breakdown of how much you need to spend on Airbnb’s official website or the app! Ditch your regular hotel stay for a stunning Airbnb for your next travel.

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