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The Most Chill Airbnb Beach Rentals Around the World

Lindsay Paige Stein

Airbnb owners from Mykonos to Massachusetts offer beach rentals that will make you feel at home while enjoying the sea just steps away. Whether you’re looking for a villa that can accommodate all of your friends or a romantic cottage for two, it’s always a good idea to book a house where you’ll wake up to the sound of waves crashing.

Looking to ditch the chaos of everyday life for a laid-back getaway? Then check out these seven chill Airbnb beach rentals around the world.

Mykonos, Greece

Book a dream holiday in Greece right in the heart of Mykonos’ beach town. At Villa Kampani, a four-bedroom villa that can hold up to 11 guests, you’ll be in awe of the scenery. The villa is renovated with sound-proof windows and traditional Myconian style rock walls for the ultimate silent retreat. Situated in a unique location overlooking the old harbor and just a short walk from the beaches, it’s ideal for those who want peace and serenity.

What we’d pack: The Topsail Bikini Top and The High Leg High Rise bottoms with a white maxi dress.

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Phuket, Thailand

With its beautiful beaches, clear turquoise waters, and impossibly green rainforest, Phuket is the epitome of a far-flung vacation. This affordable two bedroom Beachfront Villa is perfect for families seeking a luxurious and exclusive getaway without breaking the bank. Located on a small peninsula, the villa is on Ao Yon beach and a few minutes walk to Khao Khad beach. Down the hill, overlooking Khao Khad Beach, there is a restaurant called Best Food Good View where you can drink a beer and take in the views over the bay.

What we’d pack: The Sunbather one piece with The All Buttoned Up Cover Up.

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Maui, Hawaii

Enjoy the nature Maui has to offer in the two-story Oceanfront Villa, a few minutes walk away from a secluded beach. Adventurous travelers will love that the home is close to all of the best rainforest hiking and surf spots on the white sand beaches. It’s an easy walk to the town of Pa’ia, where guests can shop at the local boutiques or dine at the charming eateries nearby. The four bedroom home is decked with a wrap-around deck with panoramic views, a private grassy lawn, a pool, flat-screen TVs and more.

What we’d pack: The Everywhere Dress with gladiator sandals.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts

If a long walk on your own private beach sounds appealing, then this chic cottage in Gloucester is for you. This one-bedroom Private Beach Getaway is a hidden paradise on the East Coast. The hosts will go grocery shopping prior to your stay or even set up a private chef for your vacation. Add ons also include in-house massages, acupuncture, reiki, fishing, and whale watching. The intimate retreat is ideal for couples looking to escape reality and spend quality time together overlooking the ocean.

What we’d pack: The Causeway one piece and a good book.

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Governor’s Harbor, Bahamas

This Historic Harbourside Cottage in the Bahamas may have been built in the 1850s, but it didn’t lose its architectural charm. The completely renovated house was originally a captain’s home with three bedrooms that each have a luxurious in-suite bath finished in coral stone. The living room opens onto a beautiful pool and sun deck, where you can  chill out and watch the sailboats pass by. It’s also fairly close to local supermarkets and restaurants for those who want to venture out and explore the town.

What we’d pack: The Voyager swimsuit and The Long All Buttoned Up Cover-Up.

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Tulum, Mexico

Located in the heart of Tulum’s beach, the Casa Bonita is steps from the sea and the ultimate chill-vibe vacation home. From the outdoor shower amidst the lush greenery to the traditional palapa roof, the house gives off a relaxed Tulum beach feel. Guests can use the sea kayaks and boogie boards, or walk a few minutes into town for yoga classes. There’s one king-sized bedroom and two single beds, along with air conditioning and of course, the prime beachside location.

What we’d pack: The Globetrotter Dress and a straw bag.

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Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

If the Grace Bay beach in Turks & Caicos wasn’t on your bucket list yet, this sun-filled Private Villa will for sure put it on the top. The two-bedroom luxurious villa accommodates up to six people and is a short 3-minute stroll to the beach. It’s design is exquisite, with modern and bright decor. The amenities are endless: hotel-style pool, swim-up bar, outdoor shower, towels, a pool terrace and a full-service kitchen.

What we’d pack: The Sidestroke Bikini Top, The Belted Classic High Rise bikini bottoms, and a headband.

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If you could escape for a beach vacation, which destination would you choose?