You can rent castles, tree houses, islands and manors, but some vacation homes don’t include land at all. These floating abodes offer stunning vistas of waterways around the globe, with cozy berths to boot.
THE VIEW: PARIS, FRANCE
Get up close and personal with the Eiffel Tower’s nightly light show right on the “rooftop” terrace. Enjoying a morning croissant on the riverside doesn’t sound half bad either.
THE RENTAL: PARIS, FRANCE
Taking in the City of Light straight from the Seine will run you $226 per night.
THE VIEW: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Located on the Amstel River, this boat docks just outside of the city’s world-famous canals.
THE RENTAL: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
The loft-like space includes a balcony and a terrace, so there’s no shortage of spots for outdoor lounging (with a Heineken in hand, of course). Rent the one-bedroom boat for $427 per night.
THE VIEW: COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Once a bustling shipyard, this serene harbor now hosts flea markets, art studios and festivals in the remaining halls.
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