5 of the Most Expensive Modern Vacation Mansions of 2022

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When it comes to living in luxury, you can’t go wrong with a mansion. And while most of us may not be interested in owning one ourselves, a week-long getaway in a gorgeous home with every amenity you can think of could be much more reasonable.

Airbnb offers a wide selection of luxury vacation homes and villas in a variety of locations. Here are five of the most expensive modern mansions you can rent for your next luxurious getaway.

Stay in Buck Island, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Cost per night: $41,800

This private eco-resort in the British Virgin Islands boasts all-inclusive amenities alongside beautiful ocean views. You’ll eat healing farm-to-table foods, connect with nature, and lose yourself in the panoramic vistas of 14 nearby islands and the Sir Frances Drake Channel. The villa can fit sixteen guests between its thirteen bedrooms and bathrooms.

Your retreat wouldn’t be complete without activities which this stay has in spades. From the salt water infinity pool to the beach volleyball court, no one can stay bored for long. You can try calming yoga, ocean therapy, or water sports. And for an extra fee, you can arrange for spa services during your vacation.

Stay includes:

  • Housekeeping
  • Full-time chef
  • Food & beverage
  • Concierge services
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Airport transfer
  • Activities & excursions (though some may require an additional cost)

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Stay in West End, Anguilla

Cost per night: $45,000

The award-winning Sheriva Estate offers modern elegance alongside elite level amenities and perks. The estate is made up of dual eight-bedroom villas (Harmony & Infinity) and a six-bedroom villa (Mystique). With a total of twenty-two bedrooms, the Sheriva Estate can accommodate up to fifty guests

Inside, you’ll find a media room with a wet bar – perfect for entertaining friends. You’ll also find state of the art gym equipment with a professional fitness trainer for hire. Outdoors, enjoy the use of two swimming pools and a hot tub. Fire up the barbeque and enjoy some outdoor dining as you overlook the tropical landscape. A complimentary golf cart is also provided to help you zip around the grounds.

Your reservation includes housekeeping, night security and a variety of other perks. If you’re planning a family retreat, you can pay for a nanny to watch the kids while the adults enjoy the wet bar.

Stay includes:

  • Private concierge service
  • Manager
  • Laundress (wash and fold only)
  • Maintenance/Pool Technician
  • Arrival Canapés & Rum or Fruit Punch
  • Complimentary beach shuttle
  • Central Kids Game Lounge with viewing deck
  • Complimentary Beach chairs & umbrellas at Maundays Bay beach
  • Iced beach cooler service daily
  • Exclusive signing privileges at neighboring Cap Juluca’s 3 restaurants and 2 boutiques

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Stay in Long Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands

Cost per night: $56,200

The Pearls of Long Bay Estate is a group of three equally incredible seaside villas in the Turks and Caicos. You’ll find the following amenities available in every residence: alfresco dining sets, pool bars, Japanese teppanyaki cooking stations, barbecues, sun loungers, umbrellas, beachside sound systems and children’s play sets. The villas all have between 7 and 8 bedrooms, each complete with an en suite bathroom.

The perks at this luxury vacation rental have been set to overdrive for fun in the sun and pleasant relaxation. Continue your workout regime in the state of the art 1,000 square foot gymnasium or get together for some tennis on the championship court. Relax in the Turkish steam bath, sauna or alfresco massage pavilion. Each of the three villas includes two swimming pools and a children’s wading pool.

Stay includes:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Chef Service (3 meals daily, food at extra cost)
  • 2 round trip airport transfer for up to 12 guests

Stay in Musha Cay, Exuma Cay Islands, Bahamas

Cost per night: $60,000

Located in the southern Bahamas pristine Exuma Cay islands, Musha Cay is arguably the most luxurious private island in the world. There are five separate homes to choose from on the island. Whether you choose the expansive 10,000 sq. foot mansion on a hill perched above the sea, an equally appointed 5-bedroom home just across the way, or a charming guest villa, the options at Musha Cay strike the perfect balance of privacy and fun with friends and family.

And there’s something for everyone to do. Zoom out to sea on your own speedboat. Take to the turquoise water on paddle boards. Play a match of tennis. For lazy days, relax in the dreamy beachside daybed. Revitalize in the steam room after a long afternoon massage. The amenities alone are worth the hefty price tag. At an extra cost, you can have the villa pre-stocked for your family and have excursions scheduled around the island.

Stay includes:

  • 30 Staff members
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cook service
  • Butler
  • Gardener
  • Boatman

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Stay in Lurin, St. Barts, St. Barthélemy

Cost per night: $80,000

With beautiful ocean and mountain views everywhere you turn, this rental is the most expensive on the list. If you’re interested in tropical travel, the Vesper villa comes complete with everything you could need for a serene, relaxing getaway. This estate fits the smallest party of those on this list with only 4 bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate, at most, eight people. Alongside the home sits a heated, infinity pool and deck with sun loungers. An open-air living room connects the indoors with the lush greenery outside, creating the perfect entertaining space.

If you want to keep busy, you can schedule excursions and activities for an additional cost. Just imagine driving five minutes to Gustavia and snorkeling just off the pale sands of nearby Gouverneur beach. If you have the money to spend, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ll never forget.

Stay includes:

  • Housekeeping (excluding weekends and holidays)
  • Gardener
  • Pool maintenance

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Disclaimer: all data was collected and up to date as of Sept. 14, 2022.

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