10 Secluded Island Airbnbs for Every Budget
Got the winter blahs? These exquisite seaside Airbnbs may be just what you need.
The winter months can get pretty bleak, leading many of us to experience the blues at the start of the new year. Once all the holiday parties, cookie exchanges and family get-togethers have come and gone, we're left with a long season of cold, gray weather ahead of us.
For those who want nothing more than an escape on a quiet stretch of beach with sensational views, we've got you covered. Here are ten to book now when you're ready to rejuvenate in the warm, tropical breezes this winter.
Our favorite wallet-friendly Airbnbs offer white sandy beaches and idyllic ocean views without breaking the bank. Ringing in at less than $200 per night, these warm-weather getaways are as affordable as they are alluring.
Yes, there is a town named Volcano. Situated on the east side of the island of Hawaii, it's in Volcano where you'll find a delightfully secluded treehouse retreat that allows guests to connect with nature. On arrival, you'll meander along a verdant path amongst colorful flora and rich green ferns. Once you settle in, make your way to the lanai on the lower deck where you'll be greeted by a calming nature-inspired space just right for achieving inner peace.
Immerse yourself in the lush tropical paradise of Martinique with a stay in this quiet one-bedroom private cottage with a charming outdoor kitchen. Enjoy the shade of coconut trees or wander through gardens bursting with bananas, mangos, lemons and avocados. The inviting private pool implores guests to come in for a refreshingly cool dip. The cottage is a short drive to Anse Figuier, a gorgeous natural beach in the south of Martinique known for crystal-clear waters and soft white sand.
You will not regret booking this secluded hillside villa in Rincon, a carefree beach town on Puerto Rico's lesser-visited west coast. Revel in panoramic views of the sandy coastline as you soak in the sunshine from a float in the crystal-clear infinity pool. Book one apartment or reserve all four one-bedroom studios in the villa. It's a short drive to the beach, but you may prefer to bask in the unparalleled beauty of the ocean and mountains from the villa.
It doesn't get more relaxing than settling into a hammock, gently swaying in warm, ocean breezes as you look out onto the cerulean Caribbean Sea. At this two-bedroom villa on Bequia, the second largest island in the Grenadines, you can do just that each day of your stay. A dedicated personal chef ensures you're well fed and always have a refreshing tropical cocktail in hand. This one-story villa is minutes from pristine natural beaches made for snorkeling, swimming and wiling away the afternoon over a delicious picnic lunch.
This newly built two-bedroom villa situated on remote Cabier Beach on the southeast coast of Grenada offers guests an idyllic paradise in which to escape everyday stresses. Known as the spice island of the Caribbean, you'll quickly surmise that this island is a hidden gem. Take in spectacular ocean views from the considerable terrace or private swimming pool. From here, it's a short drive to the azure waters of famed Grand Anse Beach or to historic St. George's, the colorful capital of Grenada.
When you're eager to splurge on an island vacation, there's nothing like soaking in the sun at a luxurious private villa with a personal chef and housekeeper at your beck and call. Savor brilliant red and orange sunsets night after night from the privacy of your own plunge pool.
This charming, secluded one-bedroom beach bungalow is just 100 steps from famed white-sand Kailua Beach on Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. Plan to snorkel, swim, kayak or walk along this pristine stretch of beach, then return to your quiet garden oasis or pop into the boutiques and restaurants in town. Inside, a garden room overlooks lush greenery known to attract wild birds, like colorful macaws. A relaxing outdoor shower is mere feet from the wooden beach gate.
Savor fiery red and orange sunsets each night from the comfort of your own infinity plunge pool on the small unspoiled island of Culebra. Situated just off the east coast of Puerto Rico, the wrap-around deck of this private one-bedroom villa allows spectacular hilltop views of lush mountain greenery and Ensenada Honda, the largest inlet on Culebra. Stroll along pristine Flamenco Beach, which boasts shallow blue-green waters and soft white sand. In the evening, drift away to the melodious chirps of tiny tree frogs.
Set on the mountainside of Moule-a-Chique, this secluded villa in Vieux-Fort, Saint Lucia pairs modern sensibilities with rustic appeal. A French bistro-inspired kitchen wows with top-of-the-line statement appliances. But why cook when you can add on a five-star chef for a nightly palate-pleasing four-course meal in the comfort of the villa? Treat yourself to a cotton candy sunset from your chaise lounge or private plunge pool on the spacious deck of this stylish one-story island cottage.
In the British Virgin Islands, a secluded two-acre oasis awaits in Road Town, Tortola, the capital city of the exquisitely beautiful island chain. Here a chic one-bedroom villa wows with breathtaking views of the north shore and neighboring islands. A glorious pink and golden sunset awaits each evening from the private deck or plunge pool. The villa is well-appointed with an espresso machine, full kitchen and beach essentials, like towels, umbrellas and snorkeling gear. It may be tough to leave at the end of your stay.
Set on a lush, green hillside, this luxurious four-bedroom villa wows with incomparable views of the Caribbean Sea and famed twin peaks, Gros Piton and Petit Piton. This peaceful, secluded villa comes with a dedicated private chef, gardener and housekeeper eager to pamper guests, even mix up fruity cocktails and rum punches. The world-renowned Anse Chastanet Beach is a short walk down the hill from the villa. This palm tree-laden beach is known for gentle surf that's ideal for swimming and snorkeling.