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While scoring an affordable Airbnb with all the amenities you need is any traveler’s dream, taking a peek into the true luxury that exists beyond a budget can make for a fun adventure. Furniture brand Joybird wanted to discover the most expensive Airbnbs in all 50 states, including sprawling mansions, swanky yachts, and high-rise rentals with views so incredible, they might just be worth the cost of admission.
The pros at Joybird searched each state for the most expensive Airbnb rental in July, the costliest and most popular month for vacation rentals in the U.S., noting that the rental fees for each of these pricey pads could certainly vary depending on demand. Researchers took into account several factors, including the type of property, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, number of guests the rental can accommodate, cost per night, total cost including fees, rental dates (using a three-night stay during a July weekend as the basis), any special amenities, and average rent by state for traditional rentals, not vacation rentals.
When it comes to the big bucks, the top 10 states with the most expensive listings include California, Alaska, Massachusetts, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, Louisiana, Kentucky, Montana, and Florida, with prices ranging from from $45,000 to $26,215. The average cost for a three-night stay rang in at $16,513.22, with the average nightly cost of a staggering $4,798.88.
The platform’s most expensive rental in the U.S. is the Villa at the Estate of Yountville in Napa Valley, a 22-acre estate featuring five bedrooms, a private pool, a hot tub, and a daily breakfast chef in the $45K price tag. Coming in second place at $34,235 for three nights is a luxe four-bedroom, four-bathroom yacht in Alaska’s capital city, with the $10K nightly price tag including gourmet meals and a hot tub.
A stunning four-bedroom home located on Oyster Pond River in Edgartown, MA might even be pricier than the Alaskan yacht these days, with an average nightly price of $15,000. With that high price tag, you’ll enjoy a private indoor pool and hot tub, a movie theater, and a private tennis court with room for up to eight guests.
In fourth place you’ll find a quiet, mountainside respite in Flagstaff, AZ, with five bedrooms and enough space for up to 14 guests and a three-night total of $32,870. That includes a spacious fire pit and barbecue grill, as well as all the modern amenities you’d need to make you and your group feel right at home.
Rounding out the top five is a sky-high penthouse with 360-degree views of the Las Vegas strip that will cost you nearly $30,000 for three nights. Located on the 59th floor, you’ll score access to valet parking and a rooftop pool as well as a DJ booth, outdoor movie screen, elevated hot tub and outdoor kitchen, making this the ultimate Vegas party pad on the block.
Check out the full list here — and hey, perhaps you’ll get lucky and win the lottery, which would certainly afford you the chance to stay in at least one of these ultra-swanky Airbnbs. Dare to dream, indeed.