9 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the Valley

Alia BonannoSeptember 7, 2022
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Over the past three months, available short-term vacation rentals have increased by 19 percent from the companies Vrbo and Airbnb in the Phoenix metro area. Whether you’re looking for a place for a family getaway, bachelorette party or quiet staycation, these homes can offer a cozier and more intimate alternative to a traditional resort vacation.

Here are a few of the best short-term vacation rentals across the Valley : 

Desert Villa in North Scottsdale
Located on McDowell Mountain, this four-bedroom private paradise is perfect for a family vacation or weekend getaway where you can swim, hike and enjoy the secluded mountainside neighborhood.
Find the Desert Villa on Vrbo here.
Average price per night: $172 

Love Oasis in Old Town
For all the Love Island fans out there, this themed home is the ideal spot for a fun-filled weekend, sleeping up to 12 guests and just five minutes away from Old Town Scottsdale.
Find Love Oasis on Airbnb here.
Average price per night: $614

The Desert Jewel in Gilbert
If you’ve ever wanted to spend a romantic night tucked away in the desert, check out this one-bedroom “boho dream house” in Gilbert.
Find the Desert Jewel on Vrbo here.
Average price per night: $121

House Hunter Home in Gilbert
Featured on HGTV’s House Hunters, this Gilbert home, only a short drive from Downtown Phoenix and Tempe, boasts a heated pool, two patios, a foosball table and a modern kitchen.
Find this home on Vrbo here.
Average price per night: $351

The Paradise House in Apache Junction
Living up to its name, the Paradise House sleeps up to 14 guests and has all the amenities of a resort, including a built-in trampoline, pool, pickleball court, theater room and putting green.
Find the Paradise House on Vrbo here.
Average price per night: $1,200 

The Art House in Peoria
With museum-like decor, this unique spot in Peoria features custom art, sculptures and themed bedrooms for those looking for a funky vacation spot.
Find the Art House on Airbnb here.
Average price per night: $181

Wigwam Golf Getaway in Litchfield Park
Ready to spend the day on the green and a night by the pool? This home, located directly on the Wigwam Golf Resort, has a tiki bar, heated pool and theater room.
Find the Wigwam Golf Getaway on Vrbo here.
Average price per night: $765

The Dome House
Fulfill your Star Wars dreams by staying in this budget-friendly home, literally in a dome. Guests can relax and enjoy the funky architecture, as well as the nearby Phoenix Mountains Preserve.
Find the Dome House on Airbnb here.
Average price per night: $121

Home in Encanto
Want to spend a relaxing weekend in the historic Encanto neighborhood relaxing by the pool? Or enjoying food and live entertainment in Downtown Phoenix? In this modern and spacious home, you can have both!
Find this home on Airbnb here.
Average price per night: $779