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Coolest Holiday Properties in the World for 2020

Published: 1st January 2020

To get you all fired up for your 2020 holidays, we've picked 20 of the coolest CoolStays holiday properties around the world - from incredible treehouses, contemporary masterpieces and great big castles to tranquil little lakeside cabins. So if you've got a special holiday planned, or you just enjoy daydreaming, take a look.
The Pole House

The Pole House

Fairhaven - Victoria

Take yourself to the edge at The Pole House. Suspended 40 meters above Fairhaven Beach, this is one of Australia's most iconic homes.

Sleeps 2

From 364/night

Taraki Lodge

Taraki Lodge

King Island - Tasmania

Gorgeous, spacious lodge filled with natural light sitting atop sand dunes, offering spectacular views of the ocean on King Island, Tasmania

Sleeps 8

From 462/night

Love Cabins

Love Cabins

Bilpin - Blue Mountains

An exclusive collection of wild, romantic cabins set well-off-the-beaten track in Australias misty Blue Mountains

Sleeps 2-8

From 204/night

Keemala

Keemala

Phuket - Thailand

A wonderland of uniquely designed villas, each with a private pool, set in the rainforest of Kamala on Phuket Island.

Sleeps 2

From 416/night

The Tree House Resort

The Tree House Resort

nr Jaipur - Rajasthan

Luxury cottages set in the trees in Rajasthan's Syari Valley, a short drive from the famous forts of Jaipur.

Sleeps 2 per room

From 245/night

Che Che Vule

Che Che Vule

Kigomani - Tanzania

Che Che Vule Villa is a private escape on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. Located on the Indian Ocean, personal butlers and chefs will make your stay perfect.

Sleeps 11

From 554/night

Barn on the Pond

Barn on the Pond

Saugerties - New York

Unique and charming converted barn that mixes grand open areas with quaint intimate spaces - The perfect getaway for large adventurous groups.

Sleeps 20

From 751/night

Aerie at Sargeant Bay

Aerie at Sargeant Bay

Halfmoon Bay - Bristish Colombia

This dream house is perched near in the waters edge on the British Columbia coast, with incredible airy modern style and amazing views from every window.

Sleeps 6

From 150/night

Barn House

Barn House

Stokkseyri - Iceland

A stylish and stunning modern barn house with a geothermal wooden hot tub, terrace and ocean views, 45 mins from Reykjavik

Sleeps 5

From 276/night

The Arctic Hideaway

The Arctic Hideaway

Fleinvr - Nordland

Deconstructed accommodation in eco-friendly cabins on an island beneath the Northern Lights, will offer you creative contemplation, the Norwegian way.

Sleeps 10

From 167/night

Eliassen Rorbuer

Eliassen Rorbuer

Hamny - Norway

Youll struggle to find a more magical way to experience Norway than with a trip to Eliassen Rorbuer fishermens cottages.

Sleeps 2-6

From 68/night

A Auge Treehouse

A Auge Treehouse

Tinn Austbygdi - Tinn

Enjoy nature and architecture at its finest at this inspirational treehouse perched high above the Norwegian Forest, near the Hardangervidda National Park.

Sleeps 9

From 198/night

The Bergaliv Loft House

The Bergaliv Loft House

Vallsta - Sweden

Minimalist treehouse retreat - Discover peace and tranquillity in the Swedish treetops

Sleeps 2

From 178/night

Ufogel

Ufogel

Debant - Austria

Cleverly designed and a joy to stay in, Ufogel introduces Austrias East Tyrol in spectacular style

Sleeps 5

From 106/night

Lighthouse Korcula

Lighthouse Korcula

Korcula - Croatia

Private island, a lighthouse with a pool, a jet ski, a private butler and even a boat with a skipper ready to whisk you over the Adriatic Sea

Sleeps 9

From 396/night

Les Cabanes de Labrousse

Les Cabanes de Labrousse

Saint-Julien-Labrousse - Ardeche

Be at one with nature in the spectacular French countryside of Ardeche at Les Cabanes de Labrousse.

Sleeps 2

From 62/night

Marine Cabin Rotterdam

Marine Cabin Rotterdam

Boerengat - Rotterdam

Enjoy a comfy and unique stay in an aluminium vessel sat on the water in the beautiful city of Rotterdam.

Sleeps 4-6

From 172/night

El Caracol

El Caracol

Lledo - Aragon

Live outdoors this holiday; go wild swimming in the river, explore a pine forest, climb a mountain, and then relax in this spacious and cool glass fronted home.

Sleeps 8

From 100/night

Casa do Pego

Casa do Pego

Comporta - Alccer

A luxurious escape delightfully placed above the sand dunes in cool Comporta with striking design and private pool

Sleeps 6

From 434/night

Castello Perugia

Castello Perugia

nr Perugia - Umbria

Castello Perugia in the Umbrian countryside has been luxuriously renovated and restored to provide the holiday of a lifetime.

Sleeps 16

From 1858/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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CoolStays showcases unique and unusual places to stay across the UK, Europe and worldwide. Accommodation includes glamping options such as gypsy caravans, shepherds huts, tipis, yurts, tents and cabins; luxury tree houses and cave houses; cool conversions such as planes, trains, boats, buses, churches, windmills, lighthouses and deluxe beach huts; as well as the coolest quintessential cottages, villas, B&Bs and boutique hotels.

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