Lonely Planet Writer

The gorgeous homes that snagged Airbnb the most Instagram likes in 2017

In Instagram’s endless feed of beautiful travel pictures, it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd. But, if you’re wondering what gets the most love from fellow travellers, Airbnb has released the most popular photos taken by guests on its Instagram account in 2017, and it shouldn’t be a surprise that gardens, sea views, secluded forests and amazing homes dominate the list. See the most-liked posts here:

Tye Haus – A-Frame Cabin, Skykomish, Washington, US

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If you want to really get the most of the winter season, why not check out the cozy A-framed Tye Haus, @tyehaus, near the slopes in Skykomish.

The Little Owl Cabin at Mt. Rainier, Packwood, Washington, US

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On Instagram, it seems that A-frames get an A-plus from travellers, as the people behind the @livewanderfly booked a beautiful renovated cabin in the heart of Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and it became one of Airbnb’s most-liked photos.

Honeymoon House on Superior Pebble Beach, Lutsen, Minnesota, US

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A secluded home on Lake Superior had travellers planning for their own getaway.

Best Place in the Heart of Downtown Tulum, Mexico

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Travellers were thinking of Tulum after checking out this photo from Casey and Savannah, the team behind @heywanderer.

Secluded Intown Treehouse, Atlanta, Georgia, US

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Katie and Peter’s luxurious treehouse in Atlanta is not only the most Instagrammed, but the most wish-listed Airbnb.

Vondel House, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Sarah and Lindy’s Vondel house near the Vondelpark in Amsterdam proves another enticing reason to visit the city.

Secluded Intown Treehouse, Part II, Atlanta, Georgia, US

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Look familiar? This Atlanta tree house is so popular it made the list of most-liked Instagram posts twice.

Charming & Cozy Paris Apartment, France

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Soak up a bit of Paris romance in an apartment with a view of the Sacré-Cœur.

‘Cliff House’- Stunning Waterfront Position, Mollymook, New South Wales, Australia

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This beach-front apartment means you can check out whales and dolphins without leaving your cosy retreat, according to guest reviews.

Prime 3 Story Cape Town Penthouse, South Africa

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A rooftop pool and a gorgeous view of Cape Town – it’s not hard to see why this was one of the most popular Instagram posts of the year.