Hostel or Hotel? Treehouse or Igloo?

Posted on 05-10-2011 | 3 comments

When you think about going on holiday, what is the first though that crosses your mind when it comes to finding accommodations? Hotel? Hostel? Tent?  I suppose it all depends on your budget and how “comfy” you want to be.  Staying in hotels can be a good option but sometimes its better to stay at a place that can provide you with the comforts of your own home but perhaps with a better view.  According to Trip Advisor, 68% of travelers plan or consider staying at a vacation rental and 88% of travelers said they would prefer to stay in a vacation rental rather than a hotel if it was a better value.

Whether you are wanting to stay in a beachfront condo or a snow-capped alpine village, thousands of vacation rentals can be found world wide. That is why the beruby letter for today, the letter V, is brought to you by where you can choose from over 35,000 vacation rentals world wide!

However, if you are looking for a truly unique experience, check out our ideas for vacation rentals that you,  your friends and your family can enjoy!


One of my personal favorites is the Treehouse Resort.  There are a number of these types of places that have been sprouting up all over the world with the rise of environmental awareness and eco-tourism.  Aside from their eco value these lodgings offer the experience to live for a week like Tarzan and Jane, such as Treehouse Point in Issaquah, Washington or the Treehouse Lodge in Costa Rica.  You can quite literally return to your childhood and experience a mixture of wilderness, serenity and comfort playing underneath a canopy of leaves.


Now, if you are brave enough and like the wintery months full of ice and snow, you might want to try your hand and stay in an igloo. Switzerland and Germany cater to their winter fans by providing igloos complete with bars, hot tubs and saunas. Even in Italy’s Alps igloos have been constructed and designed to give tourists “a chance of experiencing the mountain atmosphere in a different and total way.”


If you have a particular affinity with trains and engineering, perhaps you might be keen on experiencing your vacation with wearing your conductors hat on the 1926 C&O Caboose in Natural Bridge, Virginia or the The Old Railway Station in West Sussex.

Although might not have igloos or treehouses,  they do offer fantastic rentals all around the world at fabulous prices.  Give them a look when planning your next holiday.

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