Summer is the ideal time to take a vacation, but hotel prices, on the other hand, are usually less than ideal. recently released its second-annual Traveler's Choice Award winners, and these 10 rentals swept the "affordable" category. But that doesn't mean they're just low-priced — they offer some killer amenities, incredible views, and don't require you to sleep on stiff, cheap-motel sheets. Whether you want to go somewhere exotic, romantic, or adventurous, there's something for you on this list.
New headboard inspiration: shelves on shelves of books. This two-bedroom apartment is conveniently located between the Colosseum and the Termini train station.
We can think of nothing better than a house that's literally steps from the sea in Sicily. It's got two bedrooms and two bathrooms, so it'll comfortably house your whole fam, or a group of your friends.
We're not always down to cook on vacation, but this gorgeous kitchen makes a serious case for it. Bonus: It's got breathtaking sea views.
This luxury condo sleeps 8 and has a ton of resort amenities. Enjoy 5 pools, a game room, gym, BBQ area, recreation center, basketball court, massages, and more.
If you've been dreaming of traveling to India but are terrified of the cost, check this two-bedroom house in Goa. It's close to stores, markets, and world-famous beaches, and it's insanely affordable.
Have your own version of The Holiday in this charming English cottage*.
*Jude Law not included.
The exotic vacation of your dreams can actually be a reality. When you check out how cheap this Indian ocean retreat is, you'll be on the next plane.
Game of Thrones fans, here's your chance to visit Kings Landing ... er, Malta. This two-bedroom apartment is a steal.
This romantic log cabin comes with its own fly-fishing lake. There's also a hot tub with views overlooking the lake.
From $95, night
Imagine waking up to this view everyday. You might never come home, and honestly, we can't blame you.