Airbnbs have changed the way the world travels and have brought in a shift to an experience centered journeys. Earlier, the idea of holiday used to be more about luxurious stays, hospitality, and services. Though all of these are still important, travelers are now seeking more culturally deeper and closer experiences. They want to live like a local, wherever they go so that they can enjoy the real essence of the lifestyle of each destination. Airbnb provides a virtual meeting space for these travelers and people who are interested in renting out their properties to them. This trend has spread virally bringing forward some of the best cheap Airbnbs in the world to gain popularity.
10 Best Cheap Airbnbs In The World
Travelers seek a home away from wherever they go! And Airbnb has always strived to provide a platform for such travelers and property owners to connect. Here are some of the top rated Airbnbs in the world that are also not much expensive:
1. Apartment With Rooftop Infinity Pool – Malaysia
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city, this stunning Airbnb property is a dream come true for any traveler. This apartment is beautifully furnished and has a gym, a private theater, and a library. The best part of this property is the rooftop infinity pool, which can be accessed for free. Located on the 37th Floor Block A, it gives a splendid panoramic view of the KL Tower & Twin-Tower. The view at night is simply bond-blowing with an illuminated and twinkling skyline of the city. You can also enjoy some delicious food at the rooftop restaurant
The apartment has 3 cozy bedrooms with the living room offering a refreshing garden view. Each bedroom features a queen sized bed and has a private bathroom located next to the room. The bathrooms are equipped with shower hose, water heater, body shampoo, and hair shampoo. The property is 5 minutes walk away from the nearest KTM and LRT stations. You can also access Sunway Putra Shopping Mall and PWTC within 5 minutes walk. Be rest assured of your safety in the city as the property has 24 hours security. There is a convenience store & Laundry service and The Morning After Cafe at level 4.
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cost Per Night: INR 1,220
2. Bamboo Eco Cottage In Rice Fields – Indonesia
Surround yourself with lush green rice fields, this bamboo cottage in Ubud of Bali is a perfect place for you to unwind. Located just a 5-minute walk from central Ubud, this secluded eco retreat is hidden down a calm footpath. So you have access to the city along with the serene environment of the countryside. The highlight of this cottage is the open air basket weave bedroom. In fact, this cottage is made almost completely of bamboo. The property features a mini loft, advanced elegant bathroom and an outdoor living area for enjoying the soothing scenic views.
You can be rest assured of the privacy as the main lodge down the private footpath can only be accessed by the cottage guests. This area is a welcoming common space for all the guests where they can dine, swim and connect with each other. This area of the property also features a saltwater pool and a swing. The cottage kitchen a complete menu of Asian fusion snacks and traditional Balinese village style dinner. This is a perfect setting for couples to enjoy romantic candlelight dinners or for families to experience formal dining. They take pride in serving food prepared with freshly prepared with wild harvest and organic ingredients.
Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Cost Per Night: INR 2,448
3. The Fern Cove Villa – Sri Lanka
If you are looking forward to spending some time away from the city, in the lap of nature, this is a perfect abode for you. The earthy villa located in the capital of Sri Lanka is a rare hideout from the bustling city outside. The villa has been designed to create an ambience that is nature-friendly. The interiors done with woodwork add a lot more element and traditional touch to the whole property. The lush greenery that surrounds the villa is absolutely soothing. The bungalow sits within a green garden of 1550 square meter and has been designed in traditional Sri Lankan style.
The property features an open-roof courtyard in the centre, which is also the highlight of this property. Another exciting feature of this property is the freshwater pool. The Fern Cove Villa is just 15 minutes away from the Colombo city centre. For any assistance, the resident caretaker will be available throughout the day. The rooms also have the capacity for doubling as a workspace, with wifi access, a laptop friendly desk, and comfortable chairs. The property also provides facilities including free parking on premises, kitchen, and space where guests can cook on their own.
Location: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Cost Per Night: INR 2,300
4. Apartment With Terrace Overlooking The River – Italy
This spectacular apartment in the town of Bosa, Sardinia, Italy ensures a stay experience that you would cherish for a lifetime. The USP of this property is its spacious terrace offering a panoramic view of River Temo. The relaxing sight of the river lined with palm trees, from the roofed terrace will tempt you to spend your maximum time in the apartment. Relaxing on the comfortable hammock and watching the river flowing and the city in action is just amazing. Located in the historic center of the city, the property is very basic when it comes to amenities but favours the best atmosphere for unwinding.
This is a single studio space covering roughly an area of 40 square meters. The apartment has been planned and spaced smartly with minimal furnishing. The rooms are well lit and airy with a window that offers a splendid view of the medieval castle. Watching the sunset and sunrise from the terrace is something you would not want to miss. Located in the city center, this property is close to the essential services including market, shops, bars, restaurants and pizzerias, bank, post office, internet, bus transport. The large beach is also just a few minutes walk away.
Location: Bosa, Sardinia, Italy
Cost Per Night: INR
5. Igloo On The Beach – Australia
Are you a combo of a ‘beach-person’ and a ‘snow-person’? If yes, hold your breath for this is going to be as exciting as a dream. Casablanca Domes in Australia are Igloos that are located on the beachfront. Situated by the Trinity Beach, each spacious and comfortable white Igloo can accommodate two adults. The bedrooms are big and have a large wardrobe. The Igloo is air-conditioned and also has TV sets installed in the living area and bedroom. The living area is furnished with a comfortable sofa and air con. It features a kitchen equipped with a full sized fridge, cooktop and microwave.
The private patio in the backyard is a great place to relax and soak in some sun. You can also spend some quality time with your companion sitting at the lush and shaded lawns in the front of the property. Apart from its striking design, a highlight of this property is its proximity to the beach, which is 1-minute walk away. The facilities that Casablanca Domes provide to their guests include free car parking, in-ground swimming pool, laundry and an on-site Italian restaurant, Fratelli’s. You can also avail the free bbq amenities across the road on the beach.
Location: Trinity Beach, Queensland, Australia
Cost Per Night: INR 3,900
6. The Manor Guest Bedrooms – USA
The Manor is one of the best cheap Airbnbs in the world. This quaint manor is located in a silent place in Saint Paul, a city in Minnesota, USA. The manor has an amazing antique vibe and is a cozy space. The property’s guest bedroom features a queen sized bed, a small desk and a closet for hanging your clothes. There is a spacious courtyard enclosed to the property, where you will be accompanied by a super friendly and well behaved female Doberman named Scorch.
The facilities at the accommodation include a shared bathroom with a shower and a whirlpool tub, shared kitchen, high-speed wifi, off-street parking within the compound. The manor has also initiated brand new high tech laundry facilities. They are very particular about cleanliness and hygiene. The property is close to downtown St. Paul and Mpls with freeway just a mile away.
Location: St Paul, Minnesota, United States
Cost Per Night: INR 3,100
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7. Na Mata Suite Of The Stone – Brazil
This mind-blowing property is located amidst a lush Atlantic Rain Forest spread across 4500m2. NA MATA features a house and a few independent comfortable and cozy suites distributed across a colorful garden. Some suites come with a kitchen for your cooking needs. Or you can avail the delicious breakfast services at the accommodation for just INR 440 (per person). You would also enjoy the homemade cakes and jams. The property features a swimming pool too.
The peaceful location of the property and traditional design of the suites is a combination you would love. Located in the centre of Ilhabela city of Brazil, NA MATA reaching the beaches on the north and the south is quite convenient. The road to the traditional community and the beach of Castelhanos are also within easy access. The hosts of the accommodation can assist you in planning your trips around the island. They can also get you in touch with the professional trip organizers.
Location: Ilhabela, São Paulo, Brazil
Cost Per Night: INR 3,100
8. Apartment With Myrtos Bay View – Greece
Situated in the traditional village of Zola, Teresa Apartment is a beautiful accommodation in Greece. Set on a hill, the apartment sits overlooking the mesmerizing Myrtos and Agia Kiriaki Bay. This place is an ideal choice for nature lovers, couples and adventure seekers and is surrounded by gorgeous scenic views. A stay at this apartment opens up many outdoor adventure opportunities for you including snorkeling, boating, and hiking. And if you were simply looking forward to disconnecting from your fast-paced city life and relax, Teresa Apartment is great for that too.
The apartment features a bedroom, a private bathroom and a kitchen. The bedroom is furnished with a queen size bed, 2-bedside tables, a wardrobe, and a coffee table. And the kitchen is equipped with kitchenette, refrigerator, dining table, cooking utensils and serving sets. The aesthetically designed property is spacious, airy and well lit. Bask enough sun enjoying the view of the bay at the beautiful garden outside the apartment. There is also a patio shaded by a pergola. The property has a convenient driveway parking.
Location: Zola, Greece
Cost Per Night: INR 4, 300
9. Thatched Cottage In The Hills – France
France is known to have the cheapest Airbnb cities in the world. And what if these properties are stunning too? Imagine a small slope-roofed home in the lush mountains. This a what unwinding in the lap of nature truly looks like. This is an adorable wood and stone thatched cottage perched on the South slopes of Mont Mézenc, in the Borée district of Ardèche. Located at an altitude of 1350 meters, this cottage is surrounded by highly captivating scenic views.
The cottage covers and area of 25 square meter and is ideal to accommodate 2 guests at a time. The cottage features a wood burner with free wood supplies. The upstairs bedroom has a double bed and a single bed. Its furnished kitchen is well equipped with all the essential facilities including gas hob, oven, fridge, toaster, coffee machine, kettle, crockery and utensils. The property also features a bathroom and a garden. It lies near to the source of Loire river and is just 8 mins away from the Les Estables ski resort.
Location: Borée, Rhône-Alpes, France
Cost Per Night: INR 4,300
10. Cave La Chumbera – Spain
If you ever wanted to live like a nomad, in the caves, this is your chance! Located in the ancient Andalusian village of Monachil, just where the Sierra Nevada Mountain range begin, this is a spectacular cave house. In fact, the property called Casas Cuevas Muntasal, features 2 fully equipped caves and an attic. There are two bedrooms with double beds, and a large bathroom. Each property has a terrace that offers bewitching views of the town and river. The terrace also has a barbecue where you enjoy some cooking and eating.
In summers (mid-June – mid-September.) you can also access the small swimming pool, shared with two other houses. The peaceful atmosphere of this cave house will let you relax and refresh your body and mind. Since ancient times, caves have been home to people of this region and many of them still live in them. The temperature inside this cave house is stable. There is wifi available outside the cave and terrace. This experience is surely going to be unique and unforgettable. This is one of the world’s most extraordinary homes on Airbnb.
Location: Monachil, Granada, Spain
Cost Per Night: INR 3,900
‘Home is where the heart is!’ And if you have the heart of wanderlust, you ought to love the above listed best cheap Airbnb in the world. Each of them has a unique charm of their own. If any of these coincide with your dream home, plan a trip to your favorite international destination and head to experience that perfect staycation.