Airbnb's new luxury service lets you book private islands and villas with boxing rings and butlers. Here's a look inside 8 of the most over-the-top vacation properties.

AirbnbAirbnb Luxe gives users access to over 2,000 luxury properties around the world.

  • Airbnb Luxe is a new feature on Airbnb that gives users access to over 2,000 exclusive luxury properties around the world.
  • The feature includes “trip designers” who coordinate everything from trip activities to private chefs.
  • Airbnb gave Business Insider a look at eight exclusive properties included in Luxe, with prices ranging from $US410 a night to $US144,336 a night.
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Airbnb has just launched a premium service pairing luxury-minded travellers with some of the world’s most over-the-top vacation amenities (think villas with boxing rings and butler-ready cabanas).

Airbnb Luxe gives users access to over 2,000 exclusive properties around the world, from a private island in French Polynesia to a penthouse steps away from the Sydney Opera House in Australia.


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Airbnb is pushing deeper into the luxury sector with 2,000 high-end listings around the world, and prices reach as high as $US200,000 per night

Each property is judged on design and functionality, and evaluated on everything from kitchen appliances to bedroom and bathroom ratios. All the bookings also come with a “trip designer” who assists in the planning of your stay. Trip designers can arrange services including child care, private chefs, in-house massages, and personal training sessions. The service comes at no extra cost.

Airbnb gave Business Insider a look at eight exclusive properties that are available through Luxe. These homes range from $US410 a night to $US144,336 a night.

Keep reading for a look inside the homes, ranked from least expensive to most expensive as of July 8, 2019. We also calculated the cost per head if each home were booked with the maximum number of guests allowed (rounded to the nearest dollar).


1. Villa Belong Dua: This luxury estate is located in Cemagi, Indonesia.

Cemagi is located in Bali, Indonesia, which is known as a destination hotspot among the country’s visitors. Bali boasts views of volcanoes, jungles, and stunning beaches. The luxury estate Villa Belong Dua is just minutes away from one of the island’s popular beaches, Seseh Beach, which is known to be one of the most entertaining areas in Bali.


The home is a 3-minute walk from Seseh Beach.

AirbnbThe living area.

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Amenities include a chef, housekeeping, pool, BBQ grill, pond, and massage bale.

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It includes 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms …

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… and can house up to 4 guests.

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Cost: $US410 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US103

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2. Sky Loft: This penthouse is located in Darlinghurst, Australia.

Darlinghurst is located in Sydney, Australia. It is known for its popular nightlife scene and is home to one of the largest Pride parades in the world. Along with parties, guests who travel to Darlinghurst can enjoy the history and beauty of the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, and Australia’s oldest museum.


The home is just minutes away from the Sydney Opera House.

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It includes 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms …

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… and can house up to 6 guests.

AirbnbThe living area.

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Cost: $US838 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US140

AirbnbThe balcony.

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3. Dar Moucha: This luxury villa is located just 5 miles from Marrakesh, Morocco.

The villa is located 5 miles from Marrakesh, one of Morocco’s major cities. Also known as the “Red City,” it’s famous for its historic buildings, local eateries, gardens, hills, and mountains.


Marrakesh, Morocco, is home to stately palaces and a wide array of museums.

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Amenities include housekeeping, a pool, gym, BBQ grill, and sun lounges. The property also includes orange trees, a small farm, and a veggie patch.

https://www.airbnb.com/A living space in the home.

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The home has 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms …

AirbnbA living space in the home.

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… and can house up to 12 guests.

AirbnbA living space in the home.

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Cost: $US1,347 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US112

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4. Casa Koko: This luxury beach house is located in Punta Mita, Mexico.

Punta Mita is a luxury resort in Mexico. The 1,500-acre resort sits on its own private peninsula and boasts stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. It attracts visitors with its sandy beaches and luxury hospitality.


The property is located on the beach with access to a golf course, beach club, and tennis courts.

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The home includes 9 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms …

AirbnbThe living area.

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… and can house up to 22 guests.

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Amenities include housekeeping, a chef, a driver, a hot tub, an infinity pool, a BBQ grill, a gym, and sun lounges.

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Cost: $US3,500 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US159

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5. Beyond: This luxury home is located in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cape Town is one of the most popular places for tourists in South Africa. It’s home to sought-after destinations like the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, which is said to be one of the most visited attractions in South Africa, and Lion’s Head, which is a hikable mountain that offers panoramic views of Cape Town.


The home is just 10 minutes by car from Lion’s Head mountain.

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It includes 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms …

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… and can house up to 10 guests.

AirbnbThe living area.

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Amenities include airport transfer, housekeeping, a chef, a heated infinity pool, a sauna, a steam room, a wet bar, a home theatre, and sun lounges.

AirbnbA staircase in the home.

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Cost: $US8,462 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US846

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6. Alang, Alang: This luxury home is located in Cannes, France.

Cannes is a city located on the French Riviera. It is home to the Palais des Festivals, which hosts the renowned Cannes film festival every year. Visitors can stroll the Boulevard de la Croisette, a world-famous road along the Mediterranean Sea that features markets, eateries, and shopping destinations.


The home includes 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms …

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… and can house up to 18 guests.

AirbnbThe living area.

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Amenities include housekeeping, a chef, infinity pool, hot tub, pool bar, garden, sauna, gym, boxing ring, home theatre, and steam room.

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Cost: $US13,097 per night.Cost per guest (per night): $US728

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7. Chateau d’Estoublon: This luxury estate is located in Fontvieille, France.

Located in southern France, this luxury estate sits on the slopes of the Alpilles, a famous mountain range. Chateau d’Estoublon is known for its olive oil and wine and dates back to the 18th century.


The estate dates back to the 18th century. Its surrounding areas are famously known for olive oil and wine.

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Amenities include housekeeping, a chef, a butler, a pool, a gym, and a wine cave.

AirbnbThe living area.

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The home includes 10 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms …

AirbnbA pool table in the common area.

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… and can house up to 20 guests.

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Cost: $US16,839 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US842

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8. Nukutepipi: If you’re more in the market for privacy, you can have this island all to yourself in French Polynesia.

The private island of Nukutepipi is owned by billionaire businessman Guy Laliberté. Located in French Polynesia, which is a semi-autonomous zone division of France, Nukutepipi offers its guests a private getaway with activities such as kitesurfing, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, deep-sea fishing, and whale-watching. French Polynesia is also home to other vacation hotspots like Bora Bora.


The staff at Nukutepipi includes a chef, a captain, a doctor, a massage therapist, and activity coordinators.

AirbnbAn aerial view of the island.

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Amenities include an infinity pool, golf cart, housekeeping, a mini bar, and wet bar.

AirbnbAn aerial view of the island.

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The island has 21 bedrooms and 25 bathrooms …

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… and can house up to 52 guests.

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Cost: $US144,336 per nightCost per guest (per night): $US2,776

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