5 Incredible Vacation Rentals You Wish You Called Home

When you are looking for a vacation rental, it can be hard to know where to begin. You want something that is going to feel like home but is also different from your day-to-day life. Luckily, there are many incredible vacation rentals out there waiting for you. 

In this blog post, we’ve put together a list of five incredible vacation rentals to help inspire your next family getaway or romantic retreat. The spectacular views that these homes offer will leave you breathless. They truly feel at home except without all of the stress and worry that come with actually owning a house. Whether you need a place with amazing views or one with plenty of room for family and friends, these properties will have what you’re looking for. 

Villa La Ruga, Italy

A modern, rustic boathouse located on the lake of Argegno, Villa La Ruga is one of the most incredible vacation rentals. This luxurious villa has five master bedrooms for up to eight guests. The property features gorgeous views, a magnificent garden overlooking a sparkling lake, a private parking space, and a terrace for sunbathing. 

What’s even better? A stay at this luxury resort will spoil you with its 5-star facilities, including wifi access and a washing machine. All of the rooms come complete with bed linen so guests can be comfortable during their time here. You can also take part in some fun activities like fly fishing if you’re feeling adventurous. 

And don’t worry if you do not know how to cook. The private chef on the villa knows how to cook the most delicious meals for a rejuvenating time at Villa La Ruga.

Villa Ziba, Bali

This luxury boutique villa is a stunning retreat nestled in the hills of Seminyak, Bali. With five bedrooms overlooking a sun deck and an overflowing pool, this cozy home gives you all the privacy you need to feel at ease during your stay. Inside, there’s an open living room that leads out onto a large terrace with panoramic views. You’ll also find plenty of amenities here as well including WiFi access and a large dining area.

Royal Mile Parliament Square 5, Scotland

Located in the heart of Edinburgh, this stunning apartment is a great choice for those who want to explore Scotland during their next vacation. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, there’s plenty of space here for up to six guests. Inside you’ll find an open floor plan with modern amenities including WiFi access so that everyone can stay connected. 

The apartment has a lounge with ample space for lounging, dining, or watching TV. It’s located in the city but still offers an amazing view thanks to its large windows that span nearly all sides. 

The well-fitted kitchen comes equipped not only with a dishwasher but also an oven and refrigerator so you can make your own meals. Or if cooking isn’t convenient, you can always treat yourself to fast food from the best restaurants which are right outside if desired.

Miner’s Clubhouse, Colorado

Looking for a rental with some incredible views? This charming home offers spectacular panoramic vistas of the Rocky Mountains and is located in Breckenridge, Colorado. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, you’ll have plenty of room to relax here during your visit. The home is also on a working ranch so it’s not just the views that are beautiful. You’ll be able to experience first-hand what life was like on the frontier as well with an overnight stay in this historic retreat.

You’ll also have access to an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna, a games room complete with billiards table, and more. Inside you’ll find three bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as WiFi access so that everyone can stay connected during their getaway.

Beckham Creek Cave, Jasper, Arkansas

The Beckham Creek Cave is a luxurious rental built inside an actual cave, with waterfalls and streams flowing underneath. The property’s history extends back centuries as its stalactites date back to at least a couple thousand years, making this one of the world’s oldest caves. There are 4 bedrooms with private bathrooms for 12 guests at your disposal – perfect if you’re looking forward to hosting a large family reunion this summer season. 

For a more royal experience, the property also has its personal helipad and the historic cave walls serve the most peaceful sound therapy. With all these features in a place, you surely cannot expect it to come cheap. You can rent out the luxurious house for $1.5K per night but if you’re looking outside that price range, there are plenty of other options available nearby on 256 acres where your stay will still be unforgettably amazing. 


There are so many vacation rentals to choose from these days, but not all of them have the same amenities or views you’ll find on this list. If you’re looking for a great place to stay with your family, friends, or even on your own, be sure to check out one of these incredible options.

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Jay Patton is a serial traveler and adventure seeker, based in Portland, Oregon. He enjoys hiking, running, and traveling the world, and is always on the lookout for the next big adventure.