It’s almost summer in the northern hemisphere, and for many, that means it’s time to hit the beach.
Airbnb recently took a look at the destinations that have seen the greatest increase in bookings since around this time last year, and unsurprisingly, many of them are on the coast.
Seaside towns in Italy, France, and Spain ranked near the top.
Here are some of the top-trending destinations on Airbnb, all of which have seen more than double the bookings on the rental platform since Memorial Day 2016.
Located just a few miles south of the border with the US, Rosarito is a laid-back beach town with a decent offering of luxury resorts and high-end seafood restaurants.
Destin has been a popular spring break and summer vacation destination for quite some time. Visitors can enjoy its golf courses as well as the bright-blue waters at its beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.
Prince Edward Island may be best known as the home of Anne of Green Gables, but it's also an insanely beautiful spot packed with gorgeous beaches, lighthouses, and quaint towns.
Scarborough has been a seaside resort since the Victorian era, but it also has a growing creative culture.
Though it was long considered a chaotic city not worth staying in, Johor Bahru has been reborn in the last few years. Visit for the museums, temples, and hip cafes.
Levanto, with its castles and breathtaking mountainside location, is a less touristy alternative to the neighbouring Cinque Terre.
Travellers flock to Tainan, on the southwest coast of Taiwan, for its historic temples and fortresses.
Salou is a peaceful beach retreat on Spain's Costa Dorada, south of Tarragona. Its theme parks make it an ideal destination for families.
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