Stunning Dome Getaway with Valley Views for a Glamping Holiday in Otago, South Island. Mediadrumimages /

By Mark McConville


FORGET YOUR annual trip to Costa del Sol and have an adventure on this year’s holiday at one of these unusual properties now available for rent.

Stunning pictures show the diverse range of unique holiday destinations available from a luxury treehouse in Swedish Lapland to a dome getaway in New Zealand.

Other incredible images show an underground pod in Nashville, USA, a glass cabin to enjoy the spectacular Northern Lights in Iceland and a secluded cabin only accessible by boat in France.

Stunning Dome Getaway with Valley Views for a Glamping Holiday in Otago, South Island. Mediadrumimages /

The remarkable properties offer something a little out of the ordinary and have been selected by as their most unique rentals in 2019.

The secluded floating cabin is located near Villersexel, France and is currently available to rent for £221 per night.

“This isolated floating cabin rental is located on a lake near Villersexel, France, and can accommodate up to six people,” states the listing.

“Both bedrooms have a double bed and a single bed. Facilities include dry toilets and candles. Bedding, pillows, and bath towels are provided.”

Unique Hanging Tree House Rental for an Unforgettable Vacation in Dalarna, Sweden. Mediadrumimages /

Experience the Northern Lights from the comfort of a gorgeous glass cabin near Reykjavik, Iceland for £468 per night.

“This amazing glass cabin is located near Reykjavik, Iceland, and can comfortably accommodate up to two guests,” states the listing.

“The getaway has one beautifully designed bedroom and one full bathroom. Outside, there is a small deck with an outdoor table that seats two where guests can enjoy their morning coffee while taking in the magnificent views that surround the cabin and breathing in the fresh, ocean air. A small path leads to the getaway’s private hot tub that provides the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy each other’s company on cozy evenings spent under the stars.”

Experience what it’s like to live in a hobbit-style home with an eight-person underground camping pod located on a crop farm near Nashville, Tennessee. The rental is available from just £275 per night.

“These underground pod rentals will provide glampers with a completely unique camping vacation experience on a farm near Nashville in Tennessee,” states the listing.

Stunning Dome Getaway with Valley Views for a Glamping Holiday in Otago, South Island. Mediadrumimages /

“The red and yellow pods are for glampers to sleep in, and the green pod is a small kitchen/dining room for guests to use. Access to all pods and the farm is included in each booking. These unique rentals are the perfect retreat for glampers to immerse oneself in this small eco-system.”

If heights are more your thing then this unique hanging tree house in Dalarna, Sweden can accommodate two people for £210 per night.

“Glampers are sure to love spending their next vacation in this unique rental located in the woods in Dalarna, Sweden,” states the listing.

“The tree house can be found hanging between two huge trees and is a wonderful place to truly feel away from it all. The rental is kept toasty warm, despite the setting up in the trees, thanks to the fireplace inside that burns real wood and there is also underfloor heating installed.”

Looking further afield, a stunning dome getaway with valley views in Otago, New Zealand provides great value for money at just £175 per night.

“This fantastic dome rental is ideal for up to four guests to enjoy an unforgettable glamping holiday in Otago, South Island,” states the listing.

Stunning Dome Getaway with Valley Views for a Glamping Holiday in Otago, South Island. Mediadrumimages /

“Idyllically situated on a working beef cattle farm, guests will love the expansive views of the valleys, hills, and beautiful mountains. The retreat comes with a plush king-size bed, with the option to split it into two twin beds should guests require it. The super comfortable beds all come with down mattress toppers, down duvets, linens, duvet covers, and pure woolen blankets. A floor mattress is available for extra guests.”

Last but not least this extraordinary luxury tree house near the Lule River in Swedish Lapland will set you back a pretty penny, coming in at £1510 per night, although it does sleep five people.

Extraordinary Luxury Tree House near the Lule River in Swedish Lapland. Mediadrumimages /

“This luxury tree house rental is based in the extraordinary surroundings of Swedish Lapland and can accommodate five guests,” states the listing.

“This tree house is 10 metres from the forest floor and showcases a superb camouflaged underside of pine forest trees. In the tree house, guests will find two comfortable double beds with plush pillows. There is also a sofa bed for additional guests. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens provided.”

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