Mansions for rent around the world

Staying in a hotel room or a luxury cabin can be fun, but there’s no better way to elevate your next vacation than in one of these mansions for rent.

Explore the backstreets of Mykonos. Image credit: SeppFriedhuber/iStock
Explore the backstreets of Mykonos. Image credit: SeppFriedhuber/iStock

A mansion takes any trip to the next level, providing an unparalleled level of luxury for those with big vacation plans. Perfect for a family reunion, a wedding party, an engagement party, or even just a high-end family trip, a stay in a mansion can make any getaway unforgettable. These are the top mansions for rent for you to consider on your next adventure.

Kerethium & Astarte – Enjoy a slice of Mykonos paradise

Mykonos is known as one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. Situated in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is nicknamed the Island of the Winds for its breezy beachside atmosphere. When you rent Kerethium and Astarte – a joint property of two sprawling villas with room for 18 guests across nine bedrooms and nine en-suite bathrooms on the island – it’s easy to bring your dream vacation to life. Stays here include daily breakfast or dinner served on the spacious Astarte terrace as well as fresh linen and housekeeping service.

Both villas are built in a traditional Grecian style with a white exterior and bright, comfy living areas with plenty of chairs and couches on which guests can curl up. The interiors are punctuated by brick floors and beamed ceilings, offering the rustic charm that the island is known for. A full kitchen is also available or on-site cooking.

The properties themselves are tucked away behind a cacti garden and several natural rock formations, providing privacy during a stay. While outside, guests can also enjoy two saltwater infinity pools, large lounge areas with plenty of chairs, an al fresco dining area under a fabric-covered pergola, and a barbecue and bar area. For visitors who would like to explore the local area, the shores of Kapari Beach and the sunset views of Agios Ioannis are only several minutes away.

Mythea Castle – Live like a star at Laguna Beach

If you’ve ever dreamed of living like a Hollywood starlet, Mythea Castle in sunny Laguna Beach is like a dream come true. This stunning property offers seven bedrooms and 8.5 baths over a sprawling footprint of 11,500 feet, providing the ideal opportunity to rent a mansion for a wedding, reunion, or another special event.

Styled to appear like a historic European castle without completely sacrificing its California flair, this beautiful mansion features unparalleled amenities, including a 12-seat movie theater, a spacious library decked out in rich, dark colors, a wine cellar beneath the house with hundreds of bottles of premium vino, and even a full-scale piano bar for a little live entertainment. Guests who want to enjoy the area’s beautiful weather can also take a walk by the local stream, partake in a game of miniature golf over the bridge, go for a dip in the pool, or soak in the outside hot tub. Guests can also make use of standard amenities like a fully functional kitchen, washer and dryer, refrigerator and freezer, and central heating. Towels and linens are provided.

From the windows or the terrace, guests can take in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains as well as the property’s impeccable landscaping, which includes a natural waterfall surrounded by rock facings and lush greenery. Horseback riding and a golf course are both in close proximity for those who would prefer an alternative to lazy days on the nearby beach.

Moonrakers Manor – Feel like English royalty

The UK is known for its many castles and mansions but this classic country estate provides a little insight into how the country’s nobles vacation. Located in St. Mawes in the southern county of Cornwall, this five bed, five bath mansion for rent sleeps 12 and is the perfect choice for your next luxury UK vacation.

Set on a spacious property with a beautifully manicured lawn and gardens, Moonrakers Manor is a charming mansion that boasts an experience second to none. Guests can enjoy en suite bathrooms with spacious tubs and showers, amazing sea views from the living areas with doors that open directly to the outside, and a large outdoor dining area ideal for enjoying the fresh air. All interiors are modern in style, featuring light wood, white walls, and clean lines for a minimalistic yet welcoming experience.

Guests can take advantage of everything needed for a comfortable stay, including a coffee machine, microwave, stand mixer, food processor, and slow cooker for easy home cooking. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the table tennis and pool tables, while children will find hours of delight in the dress-up box. Outdoors, guests can take advantage of a trampoline and a barbecue space for a little R&R in the British countryside.

Villa Elvira – Relax on the coast of Italy

If the clear blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea are calling to you, Villa Elvira in the lovely coastal city of Praiano is the perfect place to make your home away from home. Located along the Amalfi Coast, this mansion for rent offers a little piece of heaven for you to enjoy while you relax and take in the sunshine.

At just over 3,200 square feet, with room for 10 guests across four bedrooms and five bathrooms, this mansion can easily accommodate your friends and family in style. The architecture is classic to this area of Italy, providing an authentic experience both indoors and out. From beautifully blue-and-white tiled floors to the arched doors that open to the outside throughout the home, you’ll be able to live your best life in this luxurious retreat. In addition to a full kitchen and ample living room space, guests can unwind on the stone terrace at the tables or on the benches, relax in a lounge under an umbrella, or go for a swim in the private outdoor pool. All of the patio areas offer unparalleled sea views as well as stunning sights of the nearby town built into the hillside for guests to enjoy while soaking up the sunshine.

For those who want to make the most of Italy, Praiano itself is well worth a visit. This historic fishing town is now home to many must-see bars, restaurants, and shops, offering a great way for visitors to take in the local culture while in town. The beach itself is only steps away, giving guests easy access to sun and sand while on vacation. Sun lounges and umbrellas are available for use while relaxing at the water’s edge. From dining in town to sitting in the sun outside of your own private mansions for rent, this property is a gorgeous place to get away from it all.

A view of Praiano, Italy. Image credit: amoklv/iStock
A view of Praiano, Italy. Image credit: amoklv/iStock

Whispering Pines Lodge – Get away from it all in Wisconsin

If you like to unwind in the peace and serenity of America’s dense forests, Whispering Pines Lodge in Eagle River, Wisconsin gives you all the luxury mansion for rent along the shores of a beautiful lake. This 9,200 square foot mansion has an astonishing 11 bedrooms and seven bathrooms, providing plenty of space to spread out and relax.

This gorgeous getaway destination is constructed in a traditional log cabin style, boasting a rustic look the northern U.S. is known for. The open floor plan creates a spacious feel inside the lounge, which is complete with 30-foot ceilings in the living area and windows that span from floor to ceiling. These mansions for rent comes equipped with an open kitchen, window seats or reading nooks in every bedroom, and modern appliances like a washer and dryer for a comfortable stay. The cozy wood-burning fireplace provides a way to stay comfortable in the winter months while the expansive array of outdoor activities will keep kids and adults alike occupied throughout the summer months.

This beautiful retreat sits directly on Voyageur Lake with private beach access and plenty of room to lounge directly in front of the property. The shores are ideal for swimming while the hot tub is the perfect place to unwind with a glass of wine. Kids will love the playground while their parents put together a delicious meal on the outdoor barbecue. Snowmobile and ATV trails are a short walk away for a little outside adventuring.

The exterior of Whispering Pines. Image credit: Vacasa
The exterior of Whispering Pines. Image credit: Vacasa

Explore Fort Lauderdale’s canals in a modern mansion

Fort Lauderdale, often called the Venice of America, is made up of dozens of rivers and canals snaking through the downtown area. If you want to experience this unique South Florida city for yourself, there’s nowhere better than this waterside mansion. A modern castle set directly along the river’s edge, you’ll love the chic decor and upscale amenities provided by this gorgeous getaway spot.

Like Miami, Fort Lauderdale is known for high end and beach-inspired architecture. Spanning 10,000 square feet of luxury accommodations, guest can enjoy their pick of eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and two half baths. The professional kitchen is the coup de grace; with multiple ovens, cooktops, sinks, and a dishwasher, there’s no better place to cook gourmet meals. The living and dining areas have 35-foot ceilings for plenty of space and sun while the office and study areas are perfectly set up for reading, relaxing, or catching up on work. The living area contains a wet bar for amazing entertainment and a gas fireplace for those occasionally chilly nights.

The outdoor area is just as impressive as the interior, boasting a large concrete dock, several fountains, and a two-story greenhouse. Guests can relax in the eight-person hot tub, swim in the outdoor pool, or lounge on the deck under umbrellas or on any of the furnished patios surrounded by privacy curtains.

Lounge in France’s most beautiful region

France is known for its rolling hills and lush landscapes, and nowhere else in the country rivals the lovely Provence. At this mansion in Simiane-la-Rotonde, you can stay in an extraordinary 10-bedroom villa that provides the best this Southeastern historical region has to offer.

Picture-perfect Simiane-La-Rotonde. Image credit: sorincolac/iStock
Picture-perfect Simiane-La-Rotonde. Image credit: sorincolac/iStock

The mansion is a rustic structure that’s built in the area’s traditional style, featuring age-old stone walls, timber beams, and adorable shuttered windows dotting the outside. As many as 20 guests can stay here with plenty of room to spread out. A recent modern renovation has retained the rustic charm on the outside while modernizing the interior.

The inside is warm and cozy, with an open fireplace in the living room, vaulted ceilings, modern artwork hanging on the walls, and a fabulous dining room next to the kitchen that features an open oven, skylights, and the original tile floors. Food is a central focus of this historic French mansion and the kitchen provides plenty of room for guests to cook solo. If a gourmet meal is desired, the on-site staff includes a talented cook who can prepare local and international cuisine. If outdoor dining is preferred, visitors can make use of the spacious barbecue pit.

Provence is known for its mild weather all year round, which means this property is perfect for those who love fun in the sun. Guests can enjoy a tennis court, a large outdoor pool with umbrellas and lounge chairs, a spacious pool house, al fresco showers, and dining options under the flower-covered pergola within the fenced in yard. Every room in the house offers stunning views of the rolling hills and wooded pastures in the surrounding countryside, offering an ever-present reminder of the bucolic beauty of one of the country’s most beloved regions.

Mansions for rent can be a wonderful way to elevate any vacation, taking an ordinary trip and turning it into something luxurious and extraordinary. Whether you’re staying stateside or traveling abroad, there are plenty of amazing mansions to rent around the globe.

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