Listings on Airbnb have come a long way since co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia rented out air mattresses in their San Francisco apartment for $80 per night. What was then “Air Bed and Breakfast” is now a company with over 7 million listings that include French castles, Mexican bubble domes, American sheep wagons and Finnish igloos.
Approximately 2 million people stay in Airbnb properties every night. Here are the most wish-listed homes from the past decade, all of which are still available for rent today.
2019: A modern beach house in Santa Catarina, Brazil
Wish listed: 275,862 times
A boulder-top beach house in Brazil.
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This four-bedroom beach house topped last year’s global wish list with a timber and glass design that teeters above the beautiful Brazilian coast. Built atop boulders, the house comes with a private beach, panoramic sea views and the services of a caretaker and gardener — for less than $100 a person per night.
There’s a wooden boat for fishing,…