Vacation Homes

These summer retreats are perfect for the whole family.

Spend the Night in an Iconic Case Study House North of San Francisco
Here at Dwell, we can't get enough of the Case Study House Program that helped shape modern architecture as we know it today—and...
Dwell’s Top 10 Vacation Homes of 2017
Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.
Hole Up in This Quintessential Midcentury Modern Rental in Hollywood
Nestled on a quiet lot in the Hollywood Hills, this laidback post-and-beam home was originally designed by architect Philip...
A New Book Reveals Some of the World's Most Incredible Vacation Rentals
After spending eight years scouring the earth for architectural gems you can rent, BoutiqueHomes has come out with a book that...
Rent One of These Cozy Cabins For a Ski Trip This Winter
December and January is the perfect time for crackling fireplaces, eggnog, mulled wine, and feasting with family and friends—and...
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
7 Best Houses You Can Rent in the Catskills This Holiday Season
Located just 100 miles north of New York City, the Catskills has long been a go-to destination for city dwellers.
Enjoy the Rest of Fall by Renting One of These Cozy Cabins or Tree Houses
As we hit the peak of fall, the season's cool air and distinctive colors call travelers to the wild—perhaps for one last outdoor...
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig?
Spend the night in an iconic L.A. house designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954 that's been carefully restored.
An Incredible Vacation Villa in the Balinese Jungle That’s Part Chameleon
Villa Chameleon is a camouflaged vacation home near Buwit, a village in the lush, forested region of southwest coastal Bali...
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
Nestled in the heavily forested West Hills in Portland, Oregon, the Wald House PDX is a wood-paneled escape that can be booked...
A Holiday Apartment in Poland With the Perfect Mix of Vintage and Custom Furniture
Loft Kolasiński revitalizes a 1920 flat with a medley of unique and classic pieces.
An Old Cattle Barn in Slovenia Is Saved and Transformed Into a Family Home
A former Alpine cattle barn in Slovenia becomes a lofty family vacation home.
9 Traditional-Turned-Modern Cottages You Can Rent in the UK
Escape to a classic cottage in the UK that's been updated with modern elements—bringing together the old and the new.
A Film Producer’s Desert Retreat Is a Starburst of Shipping Containers
A previously unrealized design by Whitaker Studio will become a vacation home in Joshua Tree, each shipping container...
6 Modern Pool Villas to Stay at While Visiting Koh Samui, Thailand
If you're thinking of taking a trip to Thailand, consider staying at one of these luxurious modern pool villas on the tropical...
Stay at an Old Converted Train Station in the Belgian Countryside
Located just an hour away from Brussels, the only visible clue to this vacation home's past life is the train track that...
A Peaceful Bavarian Retreat With Expansive Outdoor Terraces
Tucked in the village of Oberaudorf in Bavaria, Germany, Gut Feeling is a modern rental home that offers comfort and serenity at...
A Vacation Home in Nova Scotia Takes Cues From the Coastal Landscape
Designed by Omar Gandhi Architects for Swiss clients as a home base for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and other activities,...
This Eco-Friendly Bed-and-Breakfast in Italy Is the Perfect Indoor/Outdoor Escape
Less than an hour drive from Venice or Verona, La Mugletta is a modern B&B located in the Euganean Hills of Northern Italy.
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
An Abandoned Stable in Spain Is Transformed Into a Sustainable Vacation Home For Rent
This forgotten stable in the Spanish province of Cáceres was converted into a vacation rental that takes full advantage of its...
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
Experience New York City's Eclectic Side at One of These Modern Short-Term Rentals
Stay at one of these short-term vacation rentals and enjoy some of the eclectic sophistication that makes New York City one of...
Stay in a Chic and Modern Moroccan Villa Near the Medina of Marrakech
Pack your caftan and get ready to lounge poolside at this elegantly designed contemporary Moroccan villa only 15 minutes from the...
Stay in a Renovated, Sea-Inspired Frisian Apartment in a Former Hay Storage Barn
The small Nordfriesland island of Föhr in the North Sea used to hold a 17th-century navigation school and was home to a large...
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
Stacked Concrete Squares Make Up This Incredible Vacation Home in Aragon, Spain
Sitting on the edge of Puertos de Beceite national park in Aragon, Spain, is Casa Solo Pezo, the first property in the Solo...
Stay in a Solar-Powered, Ring-Shaped Vacation Home in the Spanish Countryside
As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.

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