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Come summer, we’re all for seeking the exotic and the remote destinations, which will offer us a momentary escape from the banalities of the everyday. With this in mind, we set out to uncover the remote spots that will do just that. Here, a handful of rentals from across the globe, that’ll offer you the ultimate summer getaway.
Private island in Sunny Hvaler
Vesterøy, Østfold, Norway
Ever dream of living on an island? Here’s your chance. This tiny cottage comes nestled in an archipelago, and can accommodate up to four adults. With room to swim, fish, and even a private boat, this off-the-grid cabin is not one to miss.
Sculpted of local, sustainable materials, this cozy cottage sits amidst a dreamy orchard and sweeping gardens. The charming one-bedroom is ideal for two, beautifully decorated and just minutes from the beach!
Akureyri, Northeast, Iceland
Amazing views are a serious understatement. Nestled within the valley of Northern Iceland, this modern and architecturally-bold apartment can accommodate up to four guests. Just a 10-minute ride from town, the home is also close to hiking grounds, the Eyjafjordur Fjord, and the magnificent waterfalls, Goðafoss and Dettifoss.
Armenia, Quindio, Colombia
Calling all honeymooners! If a getaway to Colombia is in the books, this is the spot for you. The lush cabana is crafted of bamboo and sits within the famed coffee region of the country. Adjacent to a 5-acre organic farm, this one-bedroom retreat is located near a rainforest and offers close proximity to an array of outdoor activities.
Chances are, you’ve probably seen this intimate cabin. Situated in the picturesque and wildly trendy Joshua Tree, the Homesteader Cabin was constructed in 1955 and sits on 5 acres of sprawling desert grounds. The recently renovated interior features a kitchen and dining area, while the home sits near a wildlife corridor with sweeping panoramic views. Your digital detox starts here.
This secluded eco retreat is nestled in the rice fields of Bali’s Ubud, featuring an open air bedroom and loft. Composed almost entirely of bamboo, the cottage offers a traditional Balinese village style dinner, and sits only minutes away from the bustle of the city. The two-bedroom space can accommodate up to four guests and takes an entirely eco-friendly approach to its amenities and more.
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands