Booking your next trip and planning on staying in an Airbnb? Here, in no particular order, are seven of the most wish-listed homes on Airbnb Plus, each of which has met a 100-point checklist of requirements to achieve the Plus status. The homes range from a beachfront villa in Cape Town to a 130-year-old home in Barcelona.
*Rates per night are approximate, as rates are date and season specific

Explore Old Barcelona from a Loft-Style Studio

Location: Sant Pere/Santa Caterina, Barcelona
Bedrooms: 1  Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: Unwind on the balcony of a 130-year-old building in the heart of Barcelona’s oldest district. Enjoy open-plan, loft-style living with neutral decor, open shelving and rustic exposed-beam ceilings.
Rate: R2 180 per night

Live the LA Lifestyle in Loft Near Metro

Location: Los Angeles, California
Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: Walk to everything! Located next to the metro. Steps from CVS, restaurants, bars and rooftops. Pershing Square Park across the street hosts farmers markets, summer concerts and winter ice-skating. Rooftop pool and spa with 360-degree views of DTLA.
Rate: R1 613 per night

Holiday in Style at This Elegant Roman Space

Location: Rome, Italy
Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: Admire the view of St. Peter’s from the sunlit patio of this elegant studio apartment. The home boasts a crisp, contemporary feel while still feeling comfortable and inviting. Enjoy a convenient kitchenette, breakfast nook and soothing soaking tub.
Rate: R1 426 per night

Mission Loft Boutique Luxury Suite

Location: San Francisco, California
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: Unwind on the roof deck of your full floor boutique suite.
Rate: R3 431 per night

Shikumen Loft Suite with Patio, Garden and Private Cinema

Location: Shanghai, China
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: The neat interiors of this small design-centric suite were created with a soft, subtle colour palette in mind.
Rate: R1 544 per night

Luxurious Villa with Beachfront Access

Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3
Host Description: Swim to the edge of the sparkling pool and take in the stunning ocean view. Lofty doors open up this luxurious villa and the rock-lined fireplace adds a rustic feel. A romantic swing with plush cushions overlooks the sea and sunset.
Rate: R4 995 per night

Luxury Guest Suite near Downtown Toronto

Location: Toronto, Canada
Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1
Host Description: Sip coffee at the breakfast bar in the modernised kitchen of this elegant suite. Jewel-tone accents and original artwork add a homey feel to the neutral decor. In summer, make s’mores over the fire or relax on the deck, complete with hot tub and BBQ.
Rate: R1 347 per night

This article was first published by Visi on 27 August 2018.