Many travelers dream about where to stay during their next trip. Hotels have always offered convenience and comfort, and vacation rentals let you feel at home even when you’re not. For your next trip, what if you tried something completely different? For a unique experience, book a few nights in a geodesic dome. A geodesic dome is a hemispherical structure made of many connected triangles. You can stay in these interesting dome rentals, which are found around the globe, for a change. They can be made from canvas, wood, or even transparent plastic. Since geodesic domes are usually more eco-friendly than hotels or cabins, they are often found in places of stunning natural beauty that are hardly marred by civilization. Check out some of Airbnb’s best geodesic domes around the world to book for your next adventure.
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The Domes Nature Retreat in High Rolls, New Mexico, is an incredible place to escape the demands of regular life and connect with nature. This rental consists of 2 dome homes that can sleep up to 15 guests, making it ideal for a large gathering of friends or family. It is set in a national forest, and incredible mountain views will surround you on all sides. Guests can step right out the front door and be on a hiking trail in a matter of minutes. It’s also pet friendly, so your dogs can join in on the fun, too.
The Domes - nestled in remote mountains!High Rolls, New Mexico, United StatesSuperhost
At this cool Joshua Tree rental, you can enjoy the comforts of a house combined with the unique experience of sleeping in a geodesic dome. The dome sits separate from the main house. It is next to the hot tub and has room for two adventurous guests who want to sleep under the stars. It even has air conditioning and a TV for an upgraded stay outdoors. The main house has 4 bedrooms that can sleep up to 10 guests. The secluded location means you’ll see nothing but incredible desert landscapes in every direction you look.
See the Stars From the Original Home and DomeJoshua Tree, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfast internet and large tv & speaker for entertainmentwe loved the big screen tv for at nightspace heaters were really nice to havei love the open space in the living room and kitchen areaplenty of room for us all and beautiful night sky to watchthe house was clean and well kepteverything was very clean and the restrooms and kitchen all had soapthe house was very clean spacious and prettysuper clean and great for groups super easy overalljohn’s home was extremely clean and the house was beautiful inside and out
Host:the host: john was indeed a super hosthost was very helpful and accommodatingjohn was very nice & helpfuljohn was helpful kind and responded quickly to any questions we hadjohn was an excellent hostRead more reviewsgreat location quiet and beautifulso close to the park highly recommended wish we could’ve stayed longerdefinitely cant beat this locationfun for a weekend trip and close to the parkwould highly recommend for those looking for a spot close to the national park
For a pair of travelers seeking a romantic yet unique place to stay in Ontario, look no further. This geodesic dome is set on a floating platform on an idyllic waterway in Essex. Take in the tranquil views from the dome’s large windows while lying in bed or reading in one of the armchairs. The dome has all of the comforts of a hotel, including a small kitchenette, a wood stove, and air conditioning. Plus, it is just minutes from wineries and breweries, and you can bring back local ingredients to grill on the barbecue outside.
Floating Geodesic Dome on Historic Wine Route
This owner-built home on Vancouver Island is a unique place that looks like something out of a fairy tale. Guests will stay in a dome-like wing of the house that comes with one bedroom and a small kitchenette. Furthermore, the hosts will generously provide a continental breakfast in the conservatory each day of your stay. Whether you’re in the hexagonal suite or out on the grounds, you’ll see incredible views of Maple Bay. Though you could spend your entire visit just taking in the views, the home is also very close to kayak rentals, whale-watching tours, ferries, wineries, and more, providing many ways to enjoy Cowichan Valley.
Amazing Dome, Peaceful Seaviews, Pool, Breakfast!Duncan North Cowichan, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
The natural beauty surrounding this geodome in Andalusia, Spain, is so breathtaking that visitors sometimes stay here specifically for digital detox retreats. The dome is located on an estate that has wifi only available at the main admin buildings, making it even easier to unplug. It’ll be hard to think about normal life when sleeping in this cozy dome, which has a bedroom and a private seating area on the adjacent porch. This is the perfect spot to watch the migrations of birds on their way to Africa. For bird enthusiasts, storks and swallows nest nearby at certain times of the year.
The Geo-Dome: Private and Cozy, Natural GetawayFACINAS, Andalusia, SpainSuperhost
The interior of this dome rental looks just like a boutique hotel room. The cozy bed and couch can accommodate up to three guests, and there is a bathroom located just outside. You’ll also have access to Wifi and TV to keep you entertained during your downtime. This dome has a convenient location that allows you to explore all of the activities of Lake Neusiedl, and the hosts even provide two complimentary bikes so you can get around without a car.
Glamping Dome on Lake NeusiedlFertőrákos, Hungary
This relaxing and rejuvenating retreat allows you to enjoy the English countryside without sacrificing any amenities. This eco-friendly dome has its own private deck with lounge chairs and even a personal hot tub. Inside the dome, you’ll find plush robes to wear between visits to the hot tub or the luxurious showers located in the converted stable. The dome also has its own covered outdoor kitchen with all the equipment necessary to prepare gourmet meals.
THE MALVERN - Luxury Glamping Dome with Hot tubWhitbourne, England, United KingdomSuperhost
With a huge, clear ceiling that extends right over the four-poster bed, this dome allows you to experience sleeping under the stars. This cozy bubble dome sleeps up to two guests. Inside the dome are a large tub for soaking and a separate toilet, so you don’t need to venture outside in the middle of the night. The heated mattress pad and space heaters will keep you warm inside during chilly weather, and there’s also a fire pit outside for milder evenings.
FOXBOROUGH - Bubble DenSuperhost
Top guest reviewslittle touches such as the breakfast hamper and tea and coffee were really appreciatedlots of nice touches like a coffee machine and some games in the roomwe were lucky to have a clearish night so laying in bed looking at the stars was amazingloved the additional touches particularly the s’mores and breakfast hamper will definitely visit again in futurebbq bath and stargazing from bed lovely stylish place very comfortablespotlessly clean & amazing finishing touchesamazing experience- so clean cosy and had so many personal touchesthe bubble was spotless and super comfortablethe room was spotless and the bed was super comfyeverything was really clean and comfortable and the heating was spot on
Host:mark is an amazing host aswell really looks after yougreat host very helpful and answered any queries very quicklyeverything was perfect and mark the host could not be more accommodatingthe bubble den is beautifully finished an mark is an excellent hostmark was a brilliant host kept in touch and quick responseRead more reviewsa little pocket of peace situated in the most tranquil locationwonderful location and the most comfy bedgreat unique place to staythe location decor and everything in between is greatsuch a lovely stay in a unique place
At this treehouse dome in Cantabria, Spain, you can stay in an extra unique vacation rental. This wooden dome is built on a platform high up among European ash trees. It has two stories connected by a spiral staircase and a bedroom with room for two guests. Make coffee using the Nespresso machine, and enjoy it out on the balcony. You can also head down to the garden under the dome to grill a meal on the barbecue or take an evening soak in the private hot tub.
The Chulavista DomeCantabria, SpainSuperhost
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Host:anna's a fantastic host too who made sure we found the place and had everything we needed
Stay on top of the world at this luxurious dome rental in Bali. This bubble is located on the edge of a caldera thousands of feet above sea level. Furthermore, more than half of the dome is transparent, allowing you to see incredible views from nearly all sides. You can also enjoy the fresh air by sitting out by the fire pit in the evenings or cooking a meal on the barbecue. Additionally, the hosts provide a complimentary breakfast basket so that you don’t have to head out for groceries the moment you arrive.
𝗕𝗔𝗦𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗠𝗣 𝗕𝗔𝗟𝗜 Eco Luxury Bubble HotelKecamatan Kintamani, Bali, IndonesiaSuperhost
This bubble, located in the heart of a tropical jungle, is an amazing dome rental in Bali. The dome is in a secluded location next to a peaceful river and just steps from a secret waterfall. It is completely transparent, but you are guaranteed absolute privacy, with only curious animals peering at you. Right outside of the dome is an enclosed bathroom, and just up the hill is a small restaurant where you can order meals and drinks before heading back to your private oasis.
Amazing Night next to the Secret Waterfall!
Top guest reviewsbeautiful views at the restaurant for breakfast as well as swings and beautiful spots for photosthe space was clean
Host:+ staffs can't speak much english but they are super friendlyowner went out of his way to assist and make the stay very pleasurableRead more reviewsa truly incredible locationlocation and facilities were fantasticonly a 2 minute walk to beautiful waterfall which we had all to ourselvesthe bubble was a wonderful experience and the location is really amazingnice and different place to spend a night in
This geodesic dome rental in Manali, India, is one of the first rentals of its kind in the area. Perched upon a mountainside, the dome has breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar mountains and Manali valley. Outside your windows is an ever-changing sky, and right outside your door, you’ll find miles of hiking trails to explore. After a long day spent with nature, enjoy traditional Himachali cuisine at the host’s cafe before returning to the heated dome to sleep under the night sky.
India's 1st Luxury Dome Glamping , GlampEco ManaliManali, Himachal Pradesh, India
This vacation rental includes not just one but two geodesic domes, making it the ideal pick for two families or couples traveling together. Combined, the domes can sleep up to six guests. Plus, they share a platform perched in the trees of a lush coffee estate. Birds Eye Estate is only a short drive from nearby Chikmagalur, but it is surrounded by trails and streams. What’s more, the host offers authentic Malanad cuisine upon request so you don’t need to venture into town for a meal.
Birds Eye Estate Geodesic Glamping Domes
Top guest reviews-2 more extra beds will fit in one dome- sparkling clean - towels and kitchen items were very clean- washroom is clean and hot water availablerooms are well maintained and cleanthe place is just as advertised clean spacious enough for 3 people with excellent viewsi was not very happy with the cleanliness but can be improved
Host:cheers to the hostdarshak is a great hostthe hosts have been amazingthe host’s we great and very accommodatingthe host is really nice and helped us out with everythingRead more reviewsit was a very good stay very good locationoverall the place is done up well and perfect for a close-knit circle of friendsthis place is an amazing and an unique place to stayfood was delicious domes were well designed and maintained location was perfect
A tranquil jungle setting surrounds this dome in the Batangas province of the Philippines. Right outside the dome, you’ll find a private natural swimming pool for a refreshing dip. There is also a hammock where you can relax as you dry off. Inside, the dome has all of the comforts of a hotel, including a mini-fridge, a microwave, an electric kettle, and even air conditioning. By night, guests can gather by the fire pit under the stars.
Domescape - Glamping (1)Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beddings were great and the ac was super chill pool was cool toowe enjoyed their natural pool and the fresh airthe ambiance is perfect pool is coldthe natural pool was unique for themthe pool of spring water gave the place a relaxing feelvery good place clean and quietthe place was really clean when we got therethe room is clean and spaciousplace is accurately described clean and comfortablefood is delicious man-made pool is clean and helped us to fully enjoy the scenery
Host:the service staff were also very helpfulthe directions provided by the host were really helpful especially in finding the placetriccia is a great hosttriccia is an amazing hostthe domescape staff are very efficient and helpful taking care of our needsRead more reviewsgreat place to relax with friends and/or familythanks so much for offering domescape our family loved being close to naturethe location for me was perfect like a sanctuary in the middle of nowehereperfect place to getaway from the cityunique & amazingly beautiful place to stay
Without another building or any other evidence of civilization in sight, this dome in South Africa is the perfect place to completely submerge yourself in nature. It sits on the edge of a lake held in by a dam and has beautiful views of the Witzenburg mountain range. The lake is safe to swim in and drink from, and you can also enjoy the fruits of the land by picking from the trees and bushes on the property. The dome has all the comforts of home, such as a kitchen and electricity, and there is even hot water available at the outdoor shower and separate tub.
The Sunset DomeTulbagh, Western Cape, South AfricaSuperhost
This geodome is located in a lush forest in the Western Cape of South Africa. It feels completely private, and you can even take a bath in the fire-heated tub outside of the dome without worrying about seeing another soul. By day, you can see stunning views of the mountains, and at night, you can watch the stars light the sky. The hosts of this dome offer several paid options for breakfast, dinner, or a picnic lunch so you can spend less time shopping for groceries and more time enjoying the wilderness.
Geodome in ParadiseKnysna, Western Cape, South Africa
This rental is surrounded by unparalleled beauty that you have to see to believe. Located on Itambira Island on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, this accommodation offers stunning views of the lake and mountains beyond. The dome is designed in a traditional style and is very eco-friendly to respect the natural beauty around it. Up to two guests can stay in the dome and enjoy easy access to nearby hiking and biking trails, swimming in the lake, and even seeing local wildlife at nearby reserves.
Paradise Eco HubKabale, Uganda
Central & South America
It’s hard to believe that the rustic surroundings of this geodesic dome are just 30 minutes away from downtown Mexico City. The dome is located in a beautiful forest where you can see spectacular landscapes by hiking, biking, or even horseback riding. It is also a cozy spot to return to during your downtime, and there is even a hammock outside where you can lounge while enjoying the breeze. Inside the dome are two double beds that can sleep up to four guests, and pets are also welcome.
Glamping-domo geodesico panoramico zona MarquezaSan Pedro Atlapulco, Estado de México, Mexico
Tulum is a popular destination for those heading to tropical resorts, but at this rental, you can enjoy luxurious amenities in an entirely different kind of way. The resort consists of several dome rentals that can each sleep up to two guests. Guests staying here will have access to all of the amenities, including a pool, a hot tub, and aromatherapy services. From time to time, the resort also hosts yoga classes and massages. Though the domes are surrounded by thick tropical woods, the beach is just a short walk away. You can also rent a bike if you’d like to explore the area on wheels.
Glamping Ku Kuk Domo SemillaChemuyil, Tulum, Quintana Roo, MexicoSuperhost
This eco-camp is an amazing place to stay in the heart of the Peruvian Andes. You can glimpse spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains right outside of your dome’s windows. The camp can also arrange tours to local attractions such as Machu Picchu, Humantay, and Salkantay. Each dome can sleep up to two guests and has its own private bathroom and a wood stove for chilly nights. The camp also has a dining dome where you can eat Peruvian cuisine made from local ingredients and a lounge dome where you can mingle with fellow travelers.
Luxurious Double Dome Pincopata Ecocamp, Meals Inc
The mountainside location of this dome rental in Costa Rica provides stunning views of the Puntarenas jungle. The dome itself has huge windows on one side so you can look out over the jungle without even having to step outside. It is sized for two people, and the setting could not be more romantic. You can cook a meal in the outdoor kitchen and rinse off after a hike under the outdoor shower. By night, sit on the platform outside the dome and gaze up at the star constellations.
AN AMAZING DOME IN THE JUNGLETajo Alto, Costa RicaSuperhost
This dome rental in El Bolsón, Argentina, offers mountain vistas as soon as guests step outside. It has a sturdy wooden structure divided into two separate floors inside. On the first floor are one bedroom, a living area, and a kitchen. Upstairs is a separate bedroom and a skylight where you can gaze up at the stars. The dome is located right next to a yoga studio, so stop by for a rejuvenating class during your stay.
Eiwa- Beautifull Dome with mountain viewsEl Bolsón, Río Negro, Argentina
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Host:very attentive hosts and lively local birds in the front yardjulieta was always attentive and helpfulcommunication was very good with the host/co-hosthost replied quickly to every question and was very friendlyRead more reviewsclose to absolutely stunning hiking areasnestled in between the scent of downtown and beautiful outdoor experiences i really enjoyed the locationgreat place really interesting house and nice hostsit’s a little bit out of town but the walk is easy and we did have a carfor a short stay in el boson it was the perfect magical location to call home
Perched on a cliff overlooking an estuary, this dome in Chile has gorgeous views of the national park. The dome feels warm and cozy inside, with bohemian furnishings and a heater for chilly nights. Right outside is a compost toilet, and at the host’s house nearby, you can take a real shower and use the wifi just long enough to post some pictures of your adventures. Though you could probably spend your entire stay surrounded by the flourishing flowers and fruit trees, must-see spots in Chile like Santiago, Viña del Mar, and Valparaiso are close enough for a day trip.
Geodesic Dome near World Biosphere ReserveQuebrada de Alvarado, Región de Valparaíso, ChileSuperhost
Though this dome is tucked within a thick grove of bamboo trees, it is not far from São Paulo. Food delivery services can even take delicious local meals right at its doorstep. While you’re at the rental, you can enjoy complete seclusion and soak in the outdoor tub in privacy. There is also a barbecue and a nearby mini-market where you can buy ingredients to grill. Inside the dome, you’ll find a cozy double bed and a hot shower.
Domo geodésico: glamping na floresta de bambu.Superhost
Costa Rica is famous for its jungle and its beaches, and at this magical rental, you will be immersed in the island’s natural beauty. The dome is set in a tropical jungle, and from the windows, you might spot parrots, spider monkeys, and sloths. It is completely air-conditioned and has an orthopedic queen bed so you can rest well in between adventures. The dome is just a few steps away from the beach, and the water is visible from the private porch right outside.
FAITH GLAMPING DOME COSTA RICAPuerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón Province, Costa RicaSuperhost
There's no place like a dome
Over the years, your memories of typical hotels and vacation rentals may blend together. However, if you stay in a geodesic dome, it will always stand out in your mind. These unique structures are the perfect places to connect with nature without giving up any modern comforts. Choose from the rentals in this list if you plan to stay in a geodesic dome during your next trip.
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