From very humble beginnings the online accommodation agency Airbnb has inflated to become the leading rental agency in the world. With over four million listings worldwide and a company valuation of $31 billion Airbnb is spreading a breakneck speed. In 2016 the company started the season with slightly less than 103,000 accommodation facilities in Croatia on their platform in comparison to only 36,000 in May 2015. The largest number of apartments are rented in Split, followed by Zadar, Pula, Korcula and Dubrovnik.
Airbnb's statistics show that on the average guests are exceptionally satisfied with the offer in Croatia rating it with 4.9 out of 5 points. In addition, apartments rated with five points account for 13 percent, whilst 2,800 renters earned the ''superhost'' status. The average overnight price in Croatia this summer is 67 Euros, but at the other end of the market there are some absolutely amazing places on offer.
We have searched Airbnb to find the top five most expensive rental properties in 2018, from luxury villas to stunning stone house and even yachts. All prices and photos are diretly from Airbnb.
Top 5 most expensive Airbnb rentals in Dubrovnik
Villa Eden Dubrovnik
At a mere 7,210 Euros a night this absolute gem of a Dalmatian villa has views over the Old City of Dubrovnik and is a stone’s throw from the Adriatic Sea. With six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and 700 metres squared of living space you’ll have plenty of room to relax. Villa Eden Dubrovnik has a wine cellar, swimming pool, ample gardens, private gym and even a spa centre with a sauna and steam bath.
Villa Pugliesi Dubrovnik
Wow! If it’s a combination of luxury and privacy you are after, then this gorgeous stone villa in Zaton hits the mark. Villa Pugliesi is actually a 16th century summer residence that has been lovingly renovated into one of the leading private villas in the region. Six bedrooms, huge swimming pool and even its own private chapel! With a private courtyard, perfect for those al fresco breakfasts, and 500 metres squared of living space you’ll be able to have a real family vacation. Of course you’ll have to spend 4,326 Euros a night for the pleasure.
Villa Casa Del Mare
How much do panoramic views of the Adriatic cost? 2,575 Euros per night at the splendid Villa Casa Del Mare. Location, location, location. For those looking to soak up the Adriatic away from prying eyes this villa offers a front row seat. With five bedrooms, Jacuzzi, pool and even Swarovski chandeliers Villa Casa Del Mare is literally dripping in luxury. And having your own private jetty you can decide whether to take a car into Dubrovnik or jump on a speed boat.
Need a vacation with the whole family, and even extended family, Villa Mina at 2,575 Euros a night has a room for them all. Set in the rolling hills over the picturesque bay of Brsečine Villa Mina has nine, yes nine, bedrooms and each have their own ensuite bathroom. With plenty of terraces, gardens and a pool you’ll have a vacation to remember at this extensive property.
At 2,266 Euros a night Villa Dubravka is the height of luxury and is actually much closer to Dubrovnik than the location would suggest. Set at the base of a thick wooded hill, one the last truly green spaces in Dubrovnik, Villa Dubravka can accommodate with ease up to ten guests. And even though you’ll be within earshot of the whispering Adriatic Sea you have your own pool and terrace to relax by.