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13 Unique Airbnbs in the MENA Region You’d Want to Stay At


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More personal than a hotel, more exciting than a travel package: AirBnB has changed the way the world travels. Opening our homes to voyagers is an ancient custom that is an integral part of our culture, so we’ve always secretly known how good it feels to be a host!

But on the other side of the equation there’s also the role of the traveller, and when we pick up our bags, then we want to experience something specific: resting, exploring, and expanding our horizons. Here’s a list of some of the most unique Airbnbs in the whole region that are guaranteed to give you the trip of a lifetime:
 

Beirut, Lebanon

If you appreciate good design, then this might be just the place for you. This light and bright apartment dating back to the 1940s is located in Gemmayze and has been decorated in a distinct way that would make any fashionista’s heart flutter.

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Mekkah, Saudi Arabia

Here’s a recipe for excitement: Take something you’ve seen before, but look at it from a very different vantage point! This studio overlooks the Kabaa and the Makkah Royal Clock Tower and judging from the host’s pictures, it’s almost unfathomable how entrancing the view must be during hajj season.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

When you think Dubai, do sleek, lofty skyscrapers come to mind? How about thinking in the total opposite direction and moving into this little beachside gem of a cottage to give you a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city?

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Cairo, Egypt

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up with the Giza Pyramids in your backyard? Well then, how about this loft with a crazy view of the sole remaining ancient wonders of the world. The Sphinx will be right there too, watching you have breakfast.

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Djerba, Tunis

This Tunisian ouch is situated on the island of Djerba and is both close to the city and near the beach. The house is set against of backdrop of swaying palm trees and the scent of olive trees and it has its own swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

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Marrakech, Morocco

Feel like a queen in the heart of Marrakech's Medina. This stunning house looks like is came straight out of a movie or a fashion shoot.

It has a private in-ground pool and daybeds perched up on the panoramic rooftop. It’s like a magazine feature come to life, with its light and bright fusion of indoor and outdoor living that is just made for endless Instagram snaps.

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Muscat, Oman

Is now the time to try something totally new? Well then, ahoy! If you enjoy the sea or even water sports, then this luxury yacht might be the perfect place for you!

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Dahab, Egypt

The seaside town of Dahab is located in South Sinai, a place where it’s all about having fun and taking things easy. In this house, aptly named “The Tree House” because it’s made almost entirely from wood, you’ll be able to dream under palm trees and feel the warm breeze coming from the nearby beach.

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Doha, Qatar

This apartment is where Venice meets Qatar.  Aside from the view over a canal that has more than a passing resemblance to the Italian city, this home has lots of sunlight, and modern furnishings and is located just a few minutes from the beach. 

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Nizwa, Oman

Calling all adventurers! The CLIFF Guest House is a traditional Omani home located in the mountains of Jebel Akhdar, which is one of Oman’s most spectacular areas. This home requires of its guests a 20-minute hike to reach Nizwa, a little village hanging over the cliffs. Enjoy the homemade food and gaze at the stars in this secluded area that will make you feel both detached from everything and one with nature.

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Muharraq, Bahrain

Do you need more color in your life? A stay in this boutique bed-and-breakfast in Bahrain will do its absolute best to put a smile on your face. This 1950s home is located in the city center and has been renovated and decorated with an immense attention to detail and zest for life.

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Tunis, Tunisia

The renovation work to this home in Tunisia has perfectly kept the traditional look of the 14th century structure, while adding furnishings and decor that make the suite both cozy and contemporary.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Have you every dreamed of living in the clouds? Well now’s your chance to live even higher than the birds fly in this extreme penthouse on the 90th floor of the tallest residential building in the world. Bring sure to invite everyone you know because the place is huge – and its near-panoramic view is guaranteed to keep everyone entertained.

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This is hospitality in the 21st century! It’s where regular people become creative and generous hosts – and where travellers get to experience the most special sides of any given place, be it on land, on water, or even high up in the air!

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