8 Stylish Rentals For A Well-Designed Getaway

Lounge an A-lister in a bohemian-styled Palm Springs hideaway, unwind in a secluded estate right on Idaho’s Big Wood River, or stroll along your private slice of Florida’s Forgotten Coast from a four-level ocean-front home. However you define luxury, you’ll be sure to find it in one of these unique vacation rentals.

Hinshaw Hideaway — Palm Springs, CA

Step through the sliding glass doors and you’ll feel transported somewhere between the pages of Architectural Digest and a secluded desert oasis. From the vintage stained-glass window to the 50th anniversary Herman Miller Eames rosewood and leather lounge chair and ottoman, every inch of this eclectic home has been thoughtfully designed to inspire relaxation and celebrate Palm Springs’ history. Combining modern amenities like a resort-style heated swimming pool and 18-jet hot tub with luxury touches like a fully-equipped chef’s kitchen and plush bedding, you’ll soon see why every stay feels like a “hideaway.”

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Kanani — Cape San Blas, FL

Hawaiin for “the beautiful one”, Kanani is an elegantly designed beach home right on the waters of Cape San Blas, Florida. Pulling tones and textures from the coastal landscape and natural light from large picture windows, it’s hard to tell where the ocean starts and the walls begin. Every amenity has been considered: a private pool for early morning dips, cruiser bikes ready for cruising, and an elevator to whisk you up to three levels of impressive deck views.

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Wood River Farmhouse — Sun Valley, ID

There are homes that offer views of the outdoors, and then there are homes, like Wood River Farmhouse that are delicately constructed into it. Nestled among 4 acres of forested grounds minutes from Sun Valley Resort, this hidden escape marries rustic materials, like old barn trusses, with modern floor-to-ceiling windows to allow the surrounding aspens, wildflowers, and mountain views to permeate through every room. Steps from both the main and guest house is the tranquil Big Wood River, where chances of catching a rainbow or brook trout are as high as the soaring evergreens that encircle it.

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Helios 15s — Mammoth Lakes, CA

What does it mean to stay in “the heart” of Mammoth Village? At Helios 15s it’s being steps from Mammoth Mountain’s Gondola, restaurants, shopping, and year-round live entertainment. It also means having the perfect viewpoint of those mammoth mountains. Filled with natural light and with a prime corner location, this modern townhome is the perfect balance of cozy and luxury, allows you to feel right at home.

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Tranquil Key — Sea Islands, SC

Located on Harbor Island, a charming barrier island right outside of Beaufort, South Carolina, Tranquil Key epitomizes coastal living. Rays of sunshine and pops of color adorn each room, creating a space that comforts and relaxes. If the outdoors is where you find your peace, there are not one, but three outdoor decks perfect for firing up the barbecue and daydreaming amidst the pleasant marsh views. A short stroll leads you to the beach or pool - one of the Harbor Island amenities that come complimentary with every stay.

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Boulder Place 2 — North Lake Tahoe, CA

With 3,000 skiable acres and 40 miles of open trails right outside your front door, Boulder Place 2 is the perfect home base for adventure, no matter the season. End your day of exploration witnessing a surreal Tahoe sunset projected through the floor-to-ceiling windows found throughout every room of the house. Or take an evening soak from the private outdoor hot tub and watch the constellations fill the night sky.

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Madison Cottage — Hot Springs, VA

If you’re looking for a peaceful retreat with a good dose of southern-comfort, reserve a stay at our Madison Cottage in Hot Springs, Virginia. This charming modern cottage provides all the comforts of a private home with the elegant simplicity of preserved colonial architecture and design. It’s the kind of home that begs you to take a load off and enjoy a cold beverage on the covered porch while you observe the Alleghany Mountains on the horizon. A quick stroll to the Old Dairy Community Center - a historical landmark - offers tasty treats at the Milk House Market and access to amenities like the summer-use pool, sauna, and game room.

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Mesa Vista Studio — Taos Ski Valley, NM

Mesa Vista Studio has one goal: to help you reconnect with nature. Surrounded by sprawling acres of fragrant sagebrush and 360-degree desert and mountain views, the indoor and outdoor spaces flow seamlessly together to offer an undisturbed New Mexico escape. This artist-designed duplex uses modern furnishings while preserving its classic adobe architecture and style to ensure an authentic Taos experience for every guest.

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