13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Manali, India - Updated 2023


Manali’s enviable location in Kullu/Beas River Valley is what makes it such a popular holiday destination throughout the year. The clear gushing waters of the Beas River, the lush pine forests, and orchards dot the entire picturesque town. Even the heavy commercialization wave that hit the town wasn’t able to rob it of its pristine beauty. Whether it’s intrepid activities such as skiing, and hiking or whether it’s the romance that beckons you here, Manali is an excellent place to spend a few good days. Sure, there are amazing resorts and hotels with fireplace available, but why not stay in one of the town’s scenic vacation rentals? To that end, here are the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Manali, India.

1. Cozy loft close to many attractions (from USD 33)

Perfect for solo travelers and romantic couples, this loft is a comfortable home base for your adventure in Manali. It’s conveniently located close to many points of interest in town including several dining and shopping options, Van Vihar National Park, Mall Road, Buddhist monasteries, and many more popular attractions.

The loft has two bedrooms with one double bed and a sofa bed to comfortably sleep up to two guests. Amenities include a TV, a gaming console, Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped kitchenette.

Lonchenpa Loft
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
32 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
could be perfect if wifi is more stable
had a amazing stay amazingly cozy place
rooms are nicely done with a minimalistic touch
the stay has everything from a working kitchen geyser indoor games smart tv etc
great stay clean and perfectly designed
place was clean quiet and calming
the place is clean airy and receives ample sunshine in the mornings and in the evenings
the property is clean beautiful and has all the basic necessities
she is a wonderful host
she is very helpful and pleasent
host hospitality was way better than expected
she is excellent host and friendly person
staff is very helpful as well
the location is amazing just a 2-minute walk from the mall road
the house is located at a close proximity with a lot of tourist attractions
a great place at the very heart of manali
the place is quite near to the mall road and yet peaceful
will definitely recommend the place for its location and hospitality at such great price
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2. Spacious vacation home with a view of the Himalayan peaks

This vacation home is perfect for huge groups as it can accommodate up to nine guests. It has three bedrooms, four and a half baths, a living room, and a dining room—all furnished to ensure a comfortable stay. There’s also a backyard with a beautifully landscaped garden that offers a stunning view of Rohtang to Raison Himalayan peaks. Wi-Fi, a TV, a fireplace, free parking, and other nice amenities can also be enjoyed. Mall Road and other attractions are nearby.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
51 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
property was neat and clean spacious
very clean and nice place and good value for money
harish was a great caretaker
harish has been very helpful throughout our stay
courteous & attentive to the guests
beautiful place with amazing staff
house staff sunny is very helpful and courteous
the best part of the place is it's proximity to the main town
it is good place to stay
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3. Luxurious modern cottage with garden and spectacular views

Take your Manali adventure to a whole new level by booking a stay in this amazing cottage for rent. This rental features a mix of modern and traditional designs and furnishings, providing a unique, luxurious vibe to the property.

It’s on a hilltop that overlooks a pine forest behind and the Himalayas to the front, which, together with the garden and roof-to-floor glass panels, provide guests with breathtaking views. Top it all off with great amenities like a fully equipped modern kitchen, Wi-Fi, and a cable TV, you’ll surely be in for a treat!

Taara House Luxury Cottage
Manali, HP, India
67 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we loved the beautiful views and the picturesque views from the living room
just amazing very scenic and beautiful view from living room
we are amazed how awesome photography and few personalised shower gel bottles have done the job for them
very clean and neat place with beautiful views
tanya the owner is a wonderful person
the staff are too kind and helpful
the staff is really sweet and they even offer a rickshaw service which is cool
the caretakers are very helpful & resourceful
tanya is a wonderful host and provided us with all the information that we needed
most places were walking distance if you like to walk and explore
the location is fabulous it’s just too beautiful in the rain
taara house is such an amazing place
one of the best place to stay if your at manali
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4. Spacious five-room cottage near Beas River (from USD 378)

Are you looking for a luxurious yet crowd-free stay in Manali? Then this five-room cottage near Beas River and the town’s famed apple orchards is perfect. Not only is the place capacious, but it even comes with a chef and caretaker to take care of all your meals and whims and fancies! The two-level wood-and-stone cottage opens into a capacious living area with an equally huge dining area and a swanky kitchen right off it. The ensuite bedrooms are plush with LED TVs, private patios, and cloud-like beds. They even come with room service! During mornings and evenings, enjoy a delicious breakfast in the sun-kissed lawns.

Charming home in hills - Sanitized Luxury Rooms
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
24 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 9 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were perfectly neat well furnished with adequate space for luggage and clothes
rooms are exceptionally clean and regularly maintained staffs are very punctual on their duties
host and team were great too
i can say hevis " the best host ever"
darshan and his team were such a great host
they were attentive thoughtful and provided great advice about the surrounding areas which was thoroughly appreciated
very co operative staff and specially thanks to mr darshan for provide best experience at manali
perfect place away from the hustle bustle of the town but just 5 km away from mall road
the property is located at a prime location with the most beautiful mountain view
soulful food and excellent location
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5. Family-friendly cottage with nature views (from USD 51)

Are you a huge group of friends or family holidaying in Manali? You won’t find a better and more spacious base than this sprawling two-level cottage. The family-run cottage features two double beds, two single ones, and three mattresses in two bedrooms, easily sleeping up to ten people. The attached kitchen is perfect for preparing meals for your large group, which you can savor in the warm common area in front of the fireplace. Manali’s famed apple orchards right outside lend a sense of peace and tranquillity to the place, which isn’t far from the town center.

2 Bed Room Cottage with Best view
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautifully spaced apartment with a good view of hampta peak
kitchen cleanliness needs improvement
the place was clean and huge for a family for 4 people
care taker prem was an amazing cook
very helpful and guiding host
owner can be more responsive i should say
amazing place away from the hustle bustle
the scenery and the pictures taken from the location is fantastic
it was a pleasure staying at this place
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6. Cottage with orchard and mountain views (from USD 37)

Do you have a taste for luxury and a love for Harry Potter? Stay at the aptly named Hogwarts Cottage, which boasts spectacular views of Manali’s famed apple orchards and the snow-capped Himalayas. Featuring an exotic wooden design, the four-bedroom cottage features plush ensuite bedrooms, all of which feature flat-screen TVs for entertainment. The living-dining area boasts a soaring ceiling with a fireplace for snuggling by on colder nights. Besides a swanky kitchen, you’re even treated to delectable home-cooked meals every day. Have your coffee on the balcony with views of the lush green garden that also has a bonfire space for enjoyable evenings under the stars.

The Exotic Views of Himalayas @ Hogwarts Cottage
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in cottage 4 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
4 spacious rooms and also good common area
a good place to stay with family or friends
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7. Cute private bedroom with gorgeous views (from USD 15)

Are you looking for a cute room rather than an entire place? Then look no further than this wonderful one-bedroom cottage. Two walls of windows in the cozy bedroom offering jaw-dropping views of the surrounding greenery. It’s a great place to shut yourself up for work, given the high-speed Wi-Fi. For those looking to relax, the place is surrounded by blooming gardens, apple orchards, and streams. Begin your day with a delicious breakfast provided by the host. During cooler evenings, they even set up a bonfire!

Iris (Private Room) w/ mountain view
Chadiyari, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
77 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in nature lodge 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is beautiful with mesmerizing views from the rooms and cafe
stays are awesome perfect views from the room
the rooms are comfortable clean with beautiful views
very clean new and new place
gorgeous rooms and a clean bathroom for a very cheap price
the property was neat and clean and everything was nicely arranged
the room is sparkling clean quiet and a good starting point to explore the nearby area
hospitality 5/5 cleanliness 5/5 food 5/5 treatment - more of a king like
jaygopal along with his support staff was just invaluable
jaypal is an awesome host
thank you for being such amazing hosts to us
the best part is the host kept us entertained and made us feel homely and comfortable
sachin and jaypal are amazing hosts
due to his recommendation we could easily explore the places in better manner
it's an amazing place to stay
fellow travellers if you are looking for a peaceful stay in the mountains this is the place for you
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8. Mountain-view room best for couples (from USD 22)

‘Moksha’ literally means liberation or enlightenment, which is what you’ll feel after a few days of staying at this beautiful one-bedroom cottage. Ensconced by blossoming almond and apple trees and lush gardens and with views of the mountains, this cottage is a sight to behold in any weather. The cottage boasts luxurious and mountain-inspired interiors, which can be seen in the living room, the modern kitchen, and even the bedroom. Both the living room and bedroom boast a wall of windows, practically bringing the stunning outdoors in. Enjoy your meals in the garden with scenic views and only the sounds of nature to accompany your meal.

Room with solang views at Moksha
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good food and wifi was all we cared for but got way much more
the room is splendid with a nice view into the orchard but also to the surrounding mountains
private secluded classy clean & safe
his place is great very clean and has everything you need
the place was amazing extremely clean and a great location with an apple orchard
very kind and hospitable hostsalways happy to help and guide you
akshay and madhuri our hosts were extremely courteous and helpful
akshay was an amazing host always there in case of any help and suggestions required
akshay was also very helpful since the beginning available at all times whenever i had any questions
akshay is an amazing host and his place is a must stay
absolutely amazing place to spend your holidays
moksha is ideal for anyone looking for some peace and quiet amidst the bustling manali
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9. Spacious duplex suite with mountain views (from USD 20)

Unwind in this spacious duplex suite in Manali, which is part of an equally amazing hotel in town. Besides a plush king bed, the room comes with a contemporary ensuite bathroom, free Wi-Fi, and even a flatscreen LED TV for entertainment. Two double beds mean that a family of four can easily and comfortably stay here. The place even has a dedicated workspace for those who’re on a working holiday in the town. The best part? The room even comes with complimentary pickup from Manali’s bus stand and complimentary water bottles while checking in.

Duplex Suite with Terrace & Mountain view
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
84 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view of the himalayas from every room
cozy rooms with lushy green views loved the wooden interiors in duplex suite
rooms were sparkling clean and excellent amenities were available
we had the most comfortable stay at this airbnb
the stay was very comfortable
rooms were exceptionally clean
the place was clean and well maintained
toilet was super clean
the cleanliness and service is great
i will definitely encourage this place to my family friends and relatives which is safe and clean
staff was also really great
rahul was an amazing host
rahul is a wonderful host
rahul is an amazing host
rahul was a great host was available whenever needed
a great place to stay if you're in town for a couple of days to a week
best place to stay if you want to explore manali
a very good place to stay
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10. Himalayan home with nature views (from USD 26)

Located on the banks of River Beas, this lovely Himalayan home is the epitome of serene local living. Manali’s main Mall Road lies a mere five-minute drive, but the location is as peaceful as it gets. Two spacious bedrooms boast gorgeous views of the river and the Himalayan ranges, where you can try some adventure sports. They even have a cozy seating nook next to the window, besides a soft bed. A basic but immaculate bathroom aside, the place even offers free parking on the street if you have your own car. Start your day in the sun-kissed garden with splendid views of the orchards, the river, and the mountains.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
26 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
it was nicely located within the valley and had a very nice view from the room
the space had two big rooms and was neat
the food was nice and the host was extremely courteous and polite
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11. Historic two-bedroom cottage in town centre

Culture vultures who like vacation homes with history and character will love this two-bedroom cottage that was formerly a Buddhist Medical Centre. The centrally located space is within stone’s throw of Manali’s famed Mall Road as well as the gorgeous Beas River. The house features a separate living and dining space that’s just for guests, as well as a full kitchen for cooking meals, and an immaculate bathroom. You’ll love relishing your meals in the dining space that’s designed in local styles. Both bedrooms feature huge king beds, cable TV, and large ensuite bathrooms.

AbodeHome Cottage
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with a living room a bedroom and a kitchen we were pretty much set
the house was well kept and clean the day we entered
good place to stay airy room clean and well maintained
owner is very friendly
suren has been a great host
host and his wife were good
birender (host) was really helpful and friendly
good place to stay room was spacious enuf for two peope and host was was a friendly one
the location of our room was absolutely perfect
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12. Mountain-view cottage with hot tub

Despite being within walking distance of Manali’s town center, where you’ll find various things to do, this three-bedroom cottage boasts some of the most tranquil surroundings in the form of apple orchards. No matter where you stand, you’re treated to majestic views of the verdant valley and the snow-capped mountains ensconcing Manali. A well-designed living space with a flat-screen TV welcomes you within, with the swish kitchen and dining space lying just beyond. It’s the balconies you’ll really love, where sipping coffee is the best way to start the day. When it comes to relaxation, slip into the hot tub.

The Exquisite View Three Bedroom cottage
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
it is really spacious and perfect for a group requiring three bedrooms
wonder full host and great vila with a great staff
nice place to stay not too far from mall road
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13. Private rustic cottage with panoramic views

Surrounded by a crock of apple orchards, this rustic cottage is the perfect hideaway away from the hectic pace of everyday life. Located a mere 10- to 15-minute walk from Manali’s Mall Road, the 2-bedroom cottage boasts splendid 360-degree views of the greenery surrounding the town. The TV and dining room is where you can get together to enjoy meals and watch TV, while the swish kitchen is fully equipped for preparing both simple and lavish meals. Sip coffee on the balcony in the mornings and light up the bonfire gazing at the starry sky after a day of exploring the valley. Are you here on a work vacation? There are even two dedicated workspaces with some of the best views.

Rustic Private Cottage with 360° Manali View
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
6 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
amazing host and nice place
viju is truly a super host
the hosts alex and viju are amazing
when we reached manali the host came to help us reaching the place
very prompt helpful respectful of privacy and great company to be with
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A mesmerizing vacation in Manali

Manali beautifully blends ‘pahadi’ (relating to the mountains or the hills) culture and modernity, while boasting some of the most gorgeous and striking views in North India. Staying in vacation rentals allows you to explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace. So, choose one of these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Manali, India for a memorable mountain vacation.

For more places to stay, check out some Oyo rooms and hotels with in-room balcony as well.

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