9 of the Most Instagrammable Summer Properties You Can Rent
We don’t know about you, but here at MyDomaine Australia we have a serious case of wanderlust and are constantly committed to keeping the summer holiday dream alive. There are still two months left of our favourite season, which means there’s still plenty of time for a sun-filled, summer vacay locally—or you can look to the northern hemisphere and plan to escape the Aussie winter this year. If, like us, you’re an enthusiast of long, balmy days then you’ve come to the right place.
Thanks to TripAdvisor we're bringing you nine of the most Instagram-worthy (read: breathtaking) summer holiday rentals around the globe—because if it wasn’t 'grammed, it didn’t happen, right? Scroll down and choose your next memorable summer vacation from one very impressive list. Pass us an Aperol, please.
VILLA DEGLI AFFRESCHI, POSITANO, ITALY
Built in 1741, Villa degli Affreschi features a lush garden surrounding the property, a pool overlooking Positano and ten lavish bedrooms—plus an in-house chef and a complimentary cooking lesson. Spend a lazy morning in bed before opening the doors to your private terrace for a taste of the salty sea breeze.
LOMANI WAI BEACHFRONT VILLA, SIGATOKA, FIJI
This serene luxury beachfront villa, situated in Maui Bay on Fiji’s famous Coral Coast is the Instgrammable gift that keeps on giving. As its name suggests, LomaniWai (Fijian for ‘on the water’) is situated right on the water’s edge, sitting on golden sand amongst swaying coconut trees. When you are not snapping away in your idyllic paradise from the deck chair, be sure to capture the thrill of the water sports on the beach or the tropical cocktails you are enjoying on one of the many verandas.
THE PENTHOUSE, BROADBEACH, AUSTRALIA
Located on the 30th floor in the Sierra Grand building in Broadbeach, these three bedroom penthouses offer exquisite birds-eye views out over the ocean and city – what an image to capture for everyone to see! The highlight? Walk up onto your very own roof top area with a private spa and BBQ and enjoy breathtaking views of the Gold Coast.
VILLA BO TEAHUPOO, TAHITI
Only a few minutes from the legendary wave of Teahupoo, BO Villa offers lush tropical surroundings and panoramic views of the reef and lagoon making it the ideal place to unwind and make your Instagram followers green with holiday envy.
TE KAHU HOUSE, WANAKA, NEW ZEALAND
Nestled into its environment within 50-acres of tussock and natural bush, Te Kahu Villa one of the most breaktaking architecturally designed properties in the region. The timber cedar cladding inside out and blends beautifully with the outstanding natural landscape upon which it sits.
VILLA OIA 1880, SANTORINI, GREECE
Located in one of the world’s most Instagrammed destinations, this cliffside villa overlooking the iconic blue domes and sunsets of Santorini has to be experienced to be believed. The three-bedroom home features 200-degree views of the Aegean Sea from its perch atop the Santorini caldera. Keep your phone at the ready to capture those famous pastel-hued rooftops at the golden hour.
MOONRAKERS, CORNWALL, ENGLAND
Between the well-manicured English gardens, the majestic façade, and the sprawling terrace overlooking the sea, you’d be forgiven for thinking the most stunning photo ops on this property are outside. But while the panoramic views and pristine grounds are hard to beat, the home’s interior has a distinct warmth and charm of its own.
CHALET ALPIN ROC, BAGNES, SWITZERLAND
In this luxury chalet perched above the beautiful village of Verbier, floor-to-ceiling windows frame the snowy peaks of the Swiss Alps beyond. Rustic building materials like aged wood and natural stone complement luxe Italian furniture and plush rugs, giving Alpin Roc a cozy-chic appeal. Spend the day skiing in the Four Valleys—Switzerland’s largest ski area—before kicking back in the hot tub overlooking the snow-capped mountaintops.
VILLA RAK TAWAN, PHUKET, THAILAND
Located near world-class restaurants, bars, and boutiques on the Riviera of South Thailand, Villa Rak Tawan will seriously up your Instagram game. Constructed with simple statement materials like local stone and warm teak wood, the three-level home features unrivalled views over Surin Beach and the Andaman Sea beyond.