Airbnb has long been synonymous with good value, but you won’t believe how these fall into the affordable Airbnb in Asia category. Scroll down for some inspiration for the idyllic venue of your next getaway with the girlfriends, solo/couple trip, or family vacation. Go ahead—abuse Airbnb’s heart button.
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If you want to get a taste of the local nightlife in Pattaya, this cosmopolitan flat in the middle of the action is perfect. The building’s crowning glory is its roofdeck pool, which has great views of the sea and the city.
Has the middle of nowhere ever looked this charming? Stay at this home nestled at the foot of a mountain and right next to a stream and you could go for long hikes in the forest (followed by a relaxing dip in the local onsen), pick your own vegetables, or just chill in a hammock.
You don’t have to go camping in the wilderness to experience Mongolian culture (though if that’s up your alley, you can find traditional yurt accommodations on Airbnb too). Located in Ulaanbaatar’s city centre, this apartment is furnished in traditional Mongolian decor and is super close to the shops, museums, and restaurants.
Boracay is known for its nightlife, but that’s not all there is to the island. This sweet little cottage was originally the workspace of a local artist, and is close to the quiet and more laidback Diniwid Beach.
Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and the rustling of leaves in this cosy treehouse. The treehouse may be surrounded by lush tropical forests, but being a mere 15-minute drive to the city centre, it’s close enough to the action so that you can easily reconnect with society whenever you want.
What better way to enjoy the cool climate of Dalat but in a cabin? Only 5 minutes away from the city centre, this cabin could easily fit 7 people, making it perfect for a getaway with family and friends.
Pokhara in central Nepal is known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular Himalayan trail. This charming lodge is just 3 km away from Pokhara proper. Try paragliding—you can even land right in front of the lodge (super convenient!).
This suite was once a sculptor’s studio, and definitely feels like an artistic haven, decorated with sculptures, paintings, antiques, and various interesting knick-knacks. Its central location also makes it ideal to explore Jaipur and its many sights, both old and new.
One of two rooms in a detached building next to the boutique hotel’s main building, this place is just far enough from the hustle and bustle of Chiang Rai to feel like a haven, but close enough to make it easy to explore the area’s many attractions (temples, mountains, etc.) as well.
There’s plenty to see in Kunming—the lakes, temples, and the jaw-dropping Stone Forest, to name a few. After a day packed with sightseeing, you’d just want to go back to a cosy, quiet little place that feels like home. We’ve found the perfect place for you right here.
Just 25 minutes from Angkor Wat—arguably the country’s biggest tourist attraction—is this charming traditional wooden house. After gruelling hikes around the temple, come home and unwind on the balcony with a cool drink.