The Best Airbnb Wedding Venues for a Destination Celebration

One of these Airbnb wedding venues may be just the place for a totally unique ceremony and reception.
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by Lauren Levy
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Lauren Levy
The Knot Contributor
  • Lauren writes articles for The Knot Worldwide on a range of topics from Real Weddings and personal essays to registry and fashion.
  • Lauren has a decade of experience in the wedding industry.
  • Lauren was an intern as well as a Real Weddings Editorial Assistant at The Knot.
Updated May 21, 2020
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Why have a wedding that lasts a few hours when you can have ones that extends the entire weekend? Many couples are redefining the ideal wedding affair and opting to treat guests to a destination celebration that feels both intimate and exotic. No matter where you're looking to host your destination wedding, there's a variety of Airbnb wedding venues ideal for a breathtaking soiree that also have rooms to host guests throughout their trip. From majestic villas and castles to romantic chateaus and waterfront estates, these are 15 of the best Airbnb wedding venues around the world.

Cliffside villa in Positano, Italy

Looking for an Airbnb wedding venue that offers a majestic backdrop for your vows? The vistas from this Amalfi Coast villa that overlooks the colorful cliffside and bay of Positano is nothing short of jaw-dropping. From the vibrant terrace to the charming touches throughout the welcoming property, Merope's Amalfi-style atmosphere makes for a beautiful weekend with loved ones.

Key West castle

Welcome to your own private island for a wedding at a historical castle without needing passports. This expansive property built in 1926 sits on its own gated island but is just a short drive over the bridge to downtown Key West for an exclusive yet hassle-free event.

Luxe Hamptons compound

Get everything you and your guests need for a memorable affair in one spot by planning your nuptials at this luxury Hamptons compound. Host your wedding party or immediate family for the weekend at the seven bedroom property complete with infinity pool, outdoor playground, crossfit area, spa, and fire pit lounge. The stunning estate overlooks ten acres of lavish landscaping, ideal for a tented soiree. And with the ability to charter a private sunset cruise through the owner, your rehearsal dinner or welcome drinks can be just as wow-worthy.

Waterfront cottage in Maryland

Welcome to the Chesapeake Bay! Enjoy more than just crab cakes and football at this waterfront cottage with breathtaking bay views and endless charm. Located an hour and a half away from DC, this Airbnb wedding venue is home to Maryland's oldest continuously operating lighthouse built in 1828. The restored keeper's home is the perfect place to stay before and after a waterfront celebration with endless photo opportunities.

Stunning villa in Tuscany, Italy

Feel like royalty as you wed at this romantic Tuscan villa that is part of a restored castle and citrus conservatory. The show-stopping property even has a sixteenth-century Peruzzi Chapel as well as a large restored barn for special events with sweeping views of the Sienese hills.

Castle in the Irish countryside

What could be more romantic thana 19th century castle along the rolling hills of the Irish countryside? Only your intimate wedding vows, of course! The historic Wilton Castle is a seven-bedroom estate that is overflowing with old-world charm. With its gardens, river-front views, and indoor ceremony options as well as sprawling indoor spaces, this Airbnb wedding venue sets the scene for an enchanting evening guests won't soon forget.

Historic castle in Scotland

Originally built in 1609 and lovingly restored in 1897, this castle turned bed and breakfast is a gorgeous setting for a destination wedding. In addition to the historic architectural details that will take guests' breath away, Barcaldine Castle overlooks the shores of Loch Creran and Glencoe's snow-capped mountains for a stunning natural backdrop.

Beachfront Costa Rica villa

This tropical palace makes for the ultimate destination Airbnb wedding venue in Costa Rica. Wow guests with this open-concept exotic villa as you say your vows during sunset on the courtyard balcony that overlooks the beach before cocktail hour along the wraparound pool with waterfall feature and bridge.

Grand estate in Napa

Say yes to this hilltop estate overlooking Napa Valley with show-stopping panoramas of both vineyards and mountains. At 6,300 square feet, the property's interior is just as impressive as its outdoor space, making Yount Ridge a contemporary twist on a traditional winery wedding.

Majestic French chateau

Prepare to have your breath taken away during a spectacular affair at Chateau Saint Georges. The enchanting villa, which is nicknamed "Little Versailles," has expansive terraces with sea views, mediterranean gardens, manicured lawn perfect for alfresco parties, and even a ballroom for a stress-free rain plan.

Modern Hawaiian villa

Look no further than this Hawaiian retreat on Maui that perfectly blends modern and island aesthetics. The private waterfront villa has views of neighboring islands with open walls ideal for an inviting affair that seamlessly transitions from outdoors to indoors.

Mountain chalet in Switzerland

Looking for a winter wonderland venue with sweeping mountain views? This classic chalet with a modern twist in Switzerland is it. The dramatic alpine retreat offers ceremony views for the ultimate mountain backdrop along with a sophisticated interior for a warm post-nuptial celebration.

Restored abbey in England

Warning: This 12th century abbey that's been renovated into a sophisticated home is so picturesque that you'll have trouble picking out your favorite wedding photos. As a former Augustinian monastery, Butley Priory has stone vaulted arches, huge fireplaces, and a tranquil ambience for a romantic English countryside celebration.

St. Lucia estate with incredible views

Let's face it, this St. Lucian estate and Airbnb wedding venue is paradise. This beachfront colonial home with volcano views gives a priceless backdrop for a stunning tropical affair that will exude beachy elegance. The mansion itself is nothing but sophistication with a grand foyer and double-sided staircase while the hay-thatched verandas and palm tree lined pool is waiting to host an unforgettable party.

Mexican beach retreat

Paradise awaits at this beach retreat large enough for 22 to guests to sleep comfortably. The breathtaking indoor and outdoor spaces leave options for where you'd like to say your "I do's;" by the infinity pool, along the private beach, or surrounded by palm trees on one of the stunning patios. After the epic celebration, invite guests to kick off their shoes and enjoy the firepit that's built into the sand.

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