When we think of spring, we think of lush gardens, crisp vegetables, and time outdoors in the fresh air. Many of us are anxious to plan outdoor getaways, whether for a child’s spring break or just for a dose of warm weather after a long winter.
Many experts recommend booking an Airbnb or other rental property with just your family or pod members as the safest way to escape. Airbnb Luxe features private luxury homes that have been confirmed and inspected by Airbnb; the homes offer a variety of add-on concierge services, including airport pickups, grocery shopping, and in-home classes, such as wine tastings. We’ve selected our top destination homes that are available to book now for pandemic-safe spring vacations.
Head to Calistoga, a small city in Napa Valley, and stay at this gorgeous vineyard estate. The property can accommodate up to 12 guests and features mountain views, lavender bushes, an olive grove, vineyard views, and impeccable landscaping. Visit nearby wineries, relax in the pool and hot tub, or take one of the bicycles out to enjoy the grounds. A full kitchen, formal dining area, ping pong table, bocce ball court, and trampoline ensures there is something for every member of the family to enjoy.
Perfect for a family escape, this beautiful Hamptons home features a full-size swimming pool, a kids’ jungle gym, a barbecue, and a fireplace. Inside, enjoy four bedrooms, high ceilings, exposed wood beams, a wine refrigerator, bar area, and plenty of natural light. The property is a quick drive to Southampton Village, several beaches, and the Parrish Art Museum.
Whether you’re looking for a vacation or a staycation, this alpine retreat just off Sunset Boulevard is an excellent choice. The home can host up to 12 guests and features a private pool, a hot tub, and a private movie theatre nestled among a gorgeous forest-inspired outdoor space.
Bask in the Florida sun at this lakefront Coral Gables property; the home features an oversized pool, access to a 16-acre lake via a private dock, kayaks, a fire pit, and outdoor wet bar. Inside, the home easily accommodates up to 14 guests.
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Head just a couple hours outside London to fully unwind and relax in an elegant farmhouse. The exterior is covered in lush ivy and has views of the countryside; inside, you’ll find a harmonious balance of original history and modern updates that can accommodate up to 9 guests. Visit the nearby Daylesford Organic Farm to source locally grown produce and fresh baked goods or visit their Wellness Spa or Cookery School.
Take a trip to the medieval city of Saint-Émilion in southwest France to stay in a historic and secluded home in the middle of wine country. The home, which sleeps up to 10 guests, includes a swimming pool, a barbecue, a plancha, a formal dining area, and stunning vineyard views.
This 11th century castle nestled in the countryside of Tuscany is a magnificent escape for up to 16 guests. Expect a lovely hybrid of history and modern luxury, including exposed wood beams, original stone walls, oversized bathtubs, multiple patio spaces, and an infinity pool. Plan ahead to arrange a farm-to-table cooking class, wine tasting, or vineyard tour. The property is a 75-minute drive from Siena.
Book this incredible St. Martin villa to enjoy the gorgeous ocean views, a private swimming pool, pool table, and full kitchen. Up to 8 guests can enjoy catered meals indoors or outdoors or cook in the well-appointed chef’s kitchen.