Instagrammable Stays Beyond the Beaten Path
New research reveals that over a quarter (28%) of global travelers admit that staying in attractive properties that they can photograph and use on social media accounts is something they think about when choosing where to stay*.
Additionally, 26% of global travelers are looking to stay in unique statement accomodations to help them seem like a trendsetter who’s different from the crowd. With that in mind, we have delved into our more than 29 million listings, 5.7 million of which are homes, apartments and other unique places to stay, to present seven instagrammable stays that will make your followers beyond envious.
BaseCamp Bonn - Bonn, Germany
If you’re looking for a place where every single picture you take will be an Instagram hit, then head to BaseCamp Bonn in Germany. This quirky hostel (also dubbed as “the craziest campsite in the world”) is located inside a former storage facility and offers uniquely styled mobile homes with themes ranging from flower power to space shuttle. It also offers two vintage sleeper trains and four original American Airstreams, perfect for getting those off-the-wall shots for your social media feeds.
Riad El Amine Fes - Fez, Morocco
Moroccan Riads have their own unique place in the world of Instagram. These tranquil havens are considered to be social media gold thanks to their dreamy decorations, traditional mosaic tiles and vibrant colors. Boasting a beautiful central courtyard, authentic interior design and impressive architecture, the Riad El Amine Fes is housed in a beautiful restored building at the entrance of the Medina of Fez, an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fish River Lodge - Ariamab, Namibia
Located just eight short meters (26 feet) from the canyon edge, the private chalets at Fish River Lodge are located inside Namibia’s Canyon Nature Park and offer Instagram-worthy views of the breathtaking surrounding scenery. Canyon National Park covers 45,000 hectares and is perfect for hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities. Fish River Lodge can arrange guided walks and sunset drives along the base of the Fish River Canyon, perfect for capturing stunning images to fill your news feed with.
Serenity Villa - Limon, Costa Rica
Serenity Villa is located in the Costa Rican jungle and not only is it a vacation paradise, but it’s also a very photogenic place to stay. Offering a two bedroom villa with a private pool and lush tropical decorations, this luxurious getaway is guaranteed to pique your followers’ interest. Post a picture while relaxing by the pool and give inspiration to your followers looking for a hidden gem off the beaten track.
Annandale Coastal Farm Escape & Luxury Villa Collection - Akaroa, New Zealand
Get ready to impress and provoke envy among your friends and followers! Nestled between the rolling hills of the Banks Peninsula and the sparkling water of the Pacific ocean, the Annandale Coastal Farm Escape & Luxury Villa Collection is reachable by helicopter and offers four fantastic villas that for a true ‘off the beaten path’ experience and the perfect backdrop for your next Instagram story.
Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel - Ibiza, Spain
Whether you’ve noticed it or not, the eye-catching color of “Millennial Pink” is all over Instagram and is equally embraced by both men and women. Nowhere has embraced this trendy color more than Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel. Located within walking distance from Ocean Beach Ibiza, this stylish hotel offers a retro 70’s character and funky rooms, each equipped with a retro-style Smeg refrigerator and classic Marshall speakers. If you are looking for the perfect backdrop for your outfit-of-the-day pic, then snap a selfie in front of the outdoor pool area, where even the bar, with its pink decor and lounge chairs are all hues of this trendy color.
Baltazár Budapest - Budapest, Hungary
Creating a striking and unique theme for your Instagram account is a trend that many bloggers and influencers are adopting. If you are looking for inspiration to refresh the look of your feed, then book a stay at the boutique getaway Baltazár Budapest in the heart of the city. The themed rooms are tastefully furnished with warm colors, elegant furniture, with bright wallpaper and unique artwork, all sure to definitely freshen up your account!
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of 21,500 respondents, across 29 different markets (including 1,000 respondents from Australia, Brazil, China, Columbia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, Spain, the US, the UK, Russia, and 500 respondents from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, In order to participate in this survey, respondents had to be 18 years of age or older, had to have travelled at least once in 2018, be planning at least one trip for 2018 and either the primary decision maker or involved in the decision making of their travel. The survey was taken online and took place in August 2018.