What were the most popular home swaps in the US in 2020? While thousands of homes were favorited, contacted, and visited this year, these 10 stand out as the ones that received the most love.
Each of these homes are unique: some are contemporary, others more traditional, some in a city and others by the ocean. The one thing they all have in common is the welcoming, generous, hospitable spirit shared by HomeExchangers. With amenities that feel like home, thoughtful touches, and great communication from hosts, these homes stood out as our members' favorites this year.
Let these gorgeous homes and dreamy destinations inspire you to plan your next vacation in 2021! Whether you travel with kids, pets, or solo, you'll inevitably find the perfect vacation house on HomeExchange.
The most loved HomeExchange home of 2020 was this stunning mountain estate in New Mexico— and it's not hard to see why! The enormous living room, spacious master suite, outdoor spaces for dining, hot tub, swimming pool, and spectacular sunset views make it a dream vacation home. Visitors to this private oasis will enjoy seven fireplaces, exquisite upscale finishes, and the central location.
Stay cool in sunny Palm Springs in this coveted modern home swap! It's complete with a stunning view, private pool and spa, two master suites, and outdoor cooking and dining areas. For those looking for an upscale, yet quiet and private, vacation home in the desert, this home exchange drew lots of attention in 2020.
Nestled in magical Oahu, Hawaii, this home is a unique elevated roundhouse, with views of the ocean all around. The spacious, well-equipped house is within walking distance of some of the area's best surf spots, kite boarding, wind surfing, diving, fishing, horseback riding, sky diving, hiking - its all right there!
This vacation home swap is right in the middle of a majestic red-rock paradise. Visitors are within driving distance of Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. This retreat has a contemporary, chic vibe, with a patio, hammocks, fire pit, and all the comforts of home to look forward to after a day of exploring.
A luxurious experience for the whole family, this Balinese-style home boasts a private pool and stellar gardens on 11 acres. Guests can bask in the sun, stargaze, or practice yoga on the private deck, stroll through lush tropical gardens, and use the gourmet kitchen with every convenience a professional chef or home cook needs. Spend time in the loft and search the ocean for whales from this highest point in the house!
This townhouse on one of Maui's premier golf courses offers everything you could dream of! Lanais, ocean and volcano views, and an airy, recently remodeled space make this vacation home exchange a treat. The home is equipped with the necessities for a Hawaii vacation, including boogie boards, snorkel equipment, and beach chairs. The exclusive, deluxe resort complex is complete with a swimming pool, workout room, and library.
Surrounded by towering palms, this bright, airy home is in one of the prettiest neighborhoods in Key West, blocks away from the beach. For those who want to spend their whole Florida vacation outdoors, the house offers a heated pool, outdoor shower, and outdoor cooking, living and dining area.
This mid-century designed home in a 1960s preserved neighborhood is just five minutes from all Palm Springs has to offer. Guests can feel pampered with the saltwater pool and spa overlooking the mountains, thoughtfully designed outdoor living area, and fully equipped kitchen. A cabana bar, fire pit, and putting green add finishing touches to this idyllic vacation home.
One of the most loved home exchanges this year, this Key West condo is tucked into a historic house in a quiet, peaceful neighborhood. This house swap has two outdoor decks with treetop views, a private sun deck, and is in walking distance of everything Key West has to offer.
This spectacular home draws guests in with colorful gardens, featuring a fountain and fruit trees, a climate-controlled wine cellar and wine tasting room, small gym, and hot tub. The modern sculptures and artwork add to the home's luxurious feel with no detail spared. Other amenities include a gourmet kitchen, ocean view decks, and state-of-the-art audio visual system.
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