Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Xiamen, China

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Xiamen is a Chinese sub-provincial city located in southeastern China, beside the Taiwan Strait. It is divided into six districts and had a population of 3,531,347 as of 2010. It was ranked first as China’s most romantic leisure city in 2011. So here are some of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Xiamen to accommodate you for your romantic getaway in this beautiful city.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 23, 2024.

1. Floral costal condo near city center

This is an adorable flat situated in the old city, from where standing on the balcony you can get great views of the Gulang Island and Zhongshan Road architecture. The flat receives ample sunlight as it is on the 33rd floor. While you stay in the flat you can access the whole flat. The kitchen is nice with all the utensils needed, you can also access the dining area and the bathroom, which is equipped with a hot shower and many other facilities, and the balcony has some good smelling flowers in it. When you go downstairs and take a 5 minute’s walk, you can visit noteworthy cafes and bookshops, or you can also visit Cha bars, the seafood market, flower fair and snack stands.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
779 meters (0.5 ft) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
66 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
host jason is a warm-hearted person who took kindest care of me and my daddy
you will definitely enjoy the journey in xiamen since the host will provide you generous help
great place spacious conveniantly next to the brt (bus rapid transport) stop
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2. Apartment with a 100-inch projector

Suitable for up to two people, this rental has a comfortable bedroom, a living area, and a bathroom. The highlight of this place is a 100-inch projector, ideal to keep you entertained during your stay. Hot water is available 24 hours. To ensure the full safety of guests, the complex also has a 24-hour security. The property is near several shopping centers such as Bay Joy City, Leduhui Shopping Center, Caitang Square and Wanda Shopping Plaza. Public transportation is easily available in the vicinity.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
10.9 km (6.8 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
202 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
pretty stylish place in an accessible location
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3. Apartment with spectacular city views

This charming accommodation is located near public transportation that can take you to some of the best tourist attractions in the city with ease. Suitable for up to two people, this apartment includes a comfortable bed and a bathroom. The floor to ceiling windows offer splendid views of the city. This rental is also a great place to stay in Xiamen if you are traveling with kids. It has a baby bath, baby monitor, high chair and children’s book and toys for your convenience. Restaurants, supermarkets, and shops are within walking distance from here. You can also reach the airport in less than 30 minutes from this accommodation.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
4.94 km (3.1 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
126 reviews  
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Gulangyu Villa

This is a great villa in a very quiet area of Gulangyu. The villa offers picturesque views of the sea from the top floor and it has a fantastic garden in the front. The public area is also large. The villa’s interior is designed in American country style and with a twist of modern retro. The room has one large bed and it can easily accommodate two guests. The bathroom inside the room has a bathtub also. While you stay at the villa you can access the bar, free WiFi, the public living room, free breakfast, and pick up and delivery services. You will easily fall in love having breakfast on the balcony next to the beautiful garden. There is a hot tub also.

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5. Room in the heart of the city

This spacious room in located in Xiamen’s city center and it can accommodate two people. The bedroom with a very comfortable king bed also has room darkening shades that you can adjust to get the required amount of natural light in the room. You can use the clean bathroom with a hot tub to unwind after a busy day. The kitchen area has a microwave, a refrigerator, coffee maker, dishes and silverware. Cable TV, iron, Wi-Fi and hairdryer are some other amenities provided at this Airbnb vacation rental.

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1.57 km (1.0 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
38 reviews  
Entire house 1 Bed 2 Guests

6. Colorful apartment near the beach

This tastefully-decorated apartment for two guests ensures a comfortable stay during your vacation. This duplex-style apartment has a bedroom on the upper floor and the bathroom, living room and the kitchen area on the lower floor. Private entrance to the rental means you can come and go at your leisure. The availability of a lockbox ensures you can safely keep your valuables stored without hassle. Paid parking on premises can be arranged for guests who are traveling by car. A beach is within walking distance from here for those who want to have fun in the sun. Public transportation is easily available in the vicinity that can take you to other parts of the city, including popular tourist landmarks.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
10.75 km (6.7 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
134 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Specialty room with breakfast

This specialty room is located in Siming district on the Huandao Road. It is a private room with a bed which can accommodate 2 persons. The bedroom has a TV, air conditioner, and a washer. The host also allows you to bring your pets with you and the place is also suitable for having events. You will also get breakfast while your stay. There’s a small courtyard below the room, and the nearby café is also pretty good.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
7.46 km (4.7 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
7 reviews  
Private room in minsu (taiwan) 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Suite room with balcony

This is a very elegant and beautiful looking place in Gulangyu Island. It has a large public area and you can have amazing views from the top floor. It also has a big garden. This suite room can accommodate 2 persons and it has a queen size bed in it. It also has a living room and in the bathroom it has a bathtub. You also get free breakfast and free WiFi during your stay there. The room has a kitchen, TV, heating, air conditioning, a washer, hair dryer and fridge. While you stay here you can access the bar, and pickup and delivery services also.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
15 reviews  
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. International couple’s sea view guest room

This is a very charming apartment in Haicang district in Xiamen. The bedroom has a sea view which is fantastic. You can get a US style breakfast in the apartment and you can also use the living room and the kitchen. The apartment has amenities like elevators, wireless intercom, wireless internet connection, air conditioning, a washer, as well as a laptop friendly workspace. Near the apartment, there are Lehai super Mall and Tianhong super Mall so you can get whatever you need. The apartment is also wheelchair accessible. There are different types of restaurants near the apartment and in front of the apartment is a beach park where you can run, jog, walk or enjoy your romantic date.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
4.35 km (2.7 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Shared Room in Gulangyu Island

This is a big historic villa in Gulangyu Island. From the top floor, there are amazing sea views and there is a big garden in the front. This is a shared room with four beds and it can accommodate four guests. While you stay at the villa you can access the public living room, bar, free WiFi, and free breakfast. In the accommodation you have a kitchen, TV, an air conditioner, washer and a hot tub.

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Xiamen, Fujian, China
1.06 km (0.7 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
19 reviews  
Private room in villa 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

11. Classic European Castle

This is a royal home and it has eight bedrooms in it. It has more than eight bathrooms and 12 beds! The house is luxurious and very comfortable. Inside this European castle, you get a kitchen, internet connection, TV, an air conditioner, a washer and dryer. The castle also has an inbuilt fireplace and a hot tub, and there is a laptop friendly workspace inside. You also get a gym, breakfast, a doorman, pool, elevator, and parking facilities on the premises. The host also allows pets, and the common space has two sofa beds.

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Xiamen Shi, Fujian Sheng, China
17.81 km (11.1 mi) from Xiamen Tourism Passenger Wharf
Entire serviced apartment 12 Beds 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Comforting stay in Xiamen

After all these listings I bet you will have a very comforting stay in Xiamen. If you love rooms with picturesque views there are many here, which provide you amazing views as soon as you reach the window in the morning as you wake up. All the hosts are helpful and most of them understand English so it is easy to communicate.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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