Where are you heading on your next vacation?
Whether you’re looking to be immersed in the culture of a vibrant city or to escape the hustle and bustle at a mountain top retreat or an oceanside oasis, chances are that you’re looking to lay your head somewhere other than a run-of-the-mill hotel chain.
Travelers are shifting their interest from hotel stays to getaways in private homes for future vacations. In fact, vacation rentals are a top travel trend in 2021.
Opting for a private rental over a crowded and pricy hotel room has been increasing in popularity over recent years. This is especially true now as the world adjusts to life during Covid-19 times. A private rental assures both quiet relaxation and a safe social distance.
The good news is that today’s renters are upping their game to keep pace with the growing demand. There are more amenities available at private rentals than ever.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is just the beginning.
Why not bring the whole family? Private rentals provide the ultimate stay for large groups who want enough space to gather while keeping a safe distance from strangers.
These 7 dreamy vacation rentals all feature Murphy beds so you have enough space to unwind and sleep everyone in your family.
Naples Beach Retreat
Throw on your swimsuits as soon as you arrive. You’ll immediately want to head down to the community pool and cool off under the hot Florida sun once you pull up to this gorgeous Naples rental.
The cozy studio features all the comforts you and your loved one could desire on your beach getaway. Curl up on the couch for an afternoon movie or head into the well-equipped kitchen to begin whipping together dinner.
Come nighttime, simply pull the Murphy bed down and cuddle up for a peaceful night of rest. In the morning, brew yourself some coffee and get ready for a day of relaxation or adventure, depending on your mood.
There are plenty of lounge chairs by the pool where you can post up with a good book and refreshing cocktail. Or hit the town. The rental is just one block to the beach and Naples Pier, which is lined with delicious restaurants and high-end shopping.
Mountain Top Murphy Bed
Wake up to 180-degree views of the snowcapped mountains and awe-inspiring Snake River at this spacious condo in Keystone, Colorado.
This extra-large rental unit featuring a Murphy bed has enough space to sleep 10 people. It’s also one of the newer buildings in the Mountain House area that's outfitted with modern amenities and just a short walk to the ski slopes.
But you don’t have to leave the property to unwind. There is a community fitness center and two outdoor hot tubs in the common areas to soak the stress of the day away.
The homey inside of the condo features a light-filled master bedroom with an ensuite and two roomy guest rooms with attached bathrooms, plus a bonus room with a pull-down Murphy bed for extra sleeping.
The kitchen is well-equipped for any chef and features a breakfast bar to make early morning breakfasts a breeze. Getting groceries to and from your home away from home is easy with this ground level condo. It’s a short drive to the local town of Dillon where you'll be able to buy everything you need for a delicious home-cooked meal.
There is also a heated parking garage and the unit is 100% wheelchair accessible.
California Dream Pad
California dreaming comes to life in this oceanside Avalon vacation rental located two-and-a-half blocks away from the beach. The views stretch for miles from this 900-square-foot coastal rental home that can accommodate six overnight guests.
The open floor plan is an invitation to reconnect with friends and family. Whip up a tasty homemade meal in the full kitchen and head up to the deck to enjoy outdoor dining while you gaze out at the uninterrupted ocean and hillside views. The rooftop deck also has a gas barbecue grill for preparing your favorite foods.
When it’s time to turn in for the night everyone has their own place to lay their head. There is a spacious master bedroom and a second bedroom with two single beds, plus a comfortable fold-out Murphy bed for extra sleeping.
When you’re ready for recreation, it’s easy to get downtown from the rental. Avalon is the only incorporated city on the famed island of Catalina, which is home to top-notch restaurants, beaches, spas, and golfing.
Silver Dollar City Cabin
Outdoor adventure awaits at this Silver Dollar City cabin in Branson, Missouri. Known for being a family-friendly vacation spot, this rental offers everything you need for a fun and memorable getaway in Branson.
Nestled on a picturesque lake two minutes outside of Silver Dollar City, the unit boasts brand new appliances and furniture, free paddleboards and kayaks, dock access, two pools, horseshoes, a game room, swim dock, and fire pit.
It’s hard to beat the beauty of Branson’s scenery, but inside the fully updated condo offers luxury after a day outdoors.
The living area has plenty of room for the whole family to spread out, and the gas fireplace is the perfect place to curl up after a fun-filled day spent exploring the great outdoors. The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you need to make your favorite meal. Plus, it’s open to the living area, so the cook won't miss a moment of the conversation.
The unit also comes stocked with plenty of movies and games for you to enjoy.
The sleeping accommodations are just as thoughtful as the other homey touches. The master bedroom features a private spa-like bathroom. Plus, there is a sleeper sofa is fitted with luxury linens for two extra guests.
Fair warning: There is one bed you might have to flip a coin for.
According to the owners, one of the most popular features among guests at the cabin is the full-size Murphy bed that folds down out of the wall.
San Diego Beach Retreat
This Mid-Century modern vacation home nestled on the coast of sunny Southern California is akin to reserving your own slice of paradise.
A short two-minute walk to one of the most popular beaches around San Diego, this house has enough room to sleep eight. And you’re going to need the extra sleeping arrangements when your friends and family see pictures of where you’re staying.
Dubbed the Orbit House at the Beach, the home lives up to its out-of-this-world moniker. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex features a tropical garden view with all the amenities to match.
The outdoor space is lined with palms, plumeria, ginger, tea plants, and other lush Hawaiian-inspired landscaping that sets the tone for peace and relaxation. The quiet garden is the place to kick back whether you’re dining, sunbathing, reading, or just snoozing in the comfy furniture.
The colorful retro-inspired interior is just as delightful. The inside is rich in character featuring a vintage sofa, original Ball Chair, vintage pottery, art glass, and a double Murphy bed. The owners also supply everything you’ll need for a day at the beach: two beach bike cruisers (with locks), boogie boards, umbrellas, beach chairs and a cooler.
The location of this rental gives you the best of both worlds: beach and city living. Make sure save room for the Carne Asada fries when you plan an afternoon outing to explore downtown San Diego. You simply can’t leave without trying the city’s signature dish.
Georgia’s Vibrant Pink House
Guests of Pink House in Tybee, Georgia need not want for anything.
Secluded on a private island with beach access and water views, the large family home boasts three floors of living space, two huge Southern-style porches, and a fully equipped outdoor kitchen in the courtyard.
Spend a quiet afternoon lounging in the expansive living space watching a movie on the big screen Smart TV, or take the 150-step stroll to the private beach front. The quaint downtown is also within walking distance where you’ll find local treasures like the Tybee Market IGA Grocery Store, Tybee Pier, restaurants, and shopping.
The main house has both ground-level and upstairs bedrooms with private furnished balconies. There’s even an unexpected bonus one bedroom, one bath apartment with a separate entrance.
The apartment is a dream rental in and of itself. It offers a fully equipped kitchen, Smart TV, and sleeping for four. The apartment is furnished with a Queen Murphy bed and even has a private fenced patio with four-person hot tub.
Need more space for your upcoming vacation? Then consider also renting the neighboring Made in the Shade, a four-bedroom neighboring home that sleeps up to 10. When combined with Pink House, that would be a total of 10 bedrooms, sleeping up to 30 guests.
Vacation rentals don’t get much more charming than this one-of-a-kind seaside getaway in Virginia.
The Light at Smithfield Station rests on the banks of the Pagan River and welcomes travelers to slow down. Modeled after the lighthouse at Hooper’s Straight on Maryland’s upper Chesapeake Bay, The Light offers you the completely unique experience of lighthouse-living.
The Captain Todd Executive Suite on the bottom level of the lighthouse offers one of the best views you can find of the river. Complete with a king-sized Murphy bed, large kitchenette, cozy living space with gas fireplace, and a beautiful bathroom with a large, tiled shower, the suite is sure to make you feel a little like royalty.
The wraparound porch looks right out over the sparkling waters of the Pagan River and marina. All that’s left to do is sit back and relax.
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Truly memorable getaways are the ones spent with family and friends. Opting for a vacation rental with a fold-down Murphy bed ensures that there is plenty of room for gathering while giving everyone the comfortable accommodations they deserve when it's time for sleep.
From ski lodges to wildness cabins, and beach retreats to a one-of-kind lighthouse these vacation rentals with Murphy beds provide something for everyone.