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18 Unique Newfoundland Airbnb Finds To Experience In 2024

There are a plethora of unique Newfoundland Airbnb stays that you can rent in this province and we wanted to share our master list of what we think are the top spots to go in 2024. You might be quite shocked at the vast array of vacation rentals here are not your typical stay.

Newfoundland & Labrador, with its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage, offers a myriad of unique Airbnb stays for travellers seeking distinctive experiences. From cozy cottages nestled in serene natural settings to charming seaside retreats, the province is a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind accommodations waiting to be discovered.

I’ve compiled a list of my personal favourites and will continue to add to this list as my travels take me around this province. If you have a unique vacation rental in Newfoundland & Labrador to recommend, let me hear about it in the comments.

The Pumpkin House In Twillingate

The Pumpkin House in Twillingate, Newfoundland is a historic vacation rental that dates back to 1872. This unique home has been lovingly restored and outfitted with a curated collection of vintage treasures, linens, and comfortable beds.

 The property is situated in Durrell, Twillingate, and offers a cozy vintage vibe and is a truly unique Newfoundland accommodation. It is a 5-star, Canada Select rated museum guest house that has been beautifully decorated and designed.

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Big Brook Wheelhouse In Burlington

The Big Brook Wheelhouse is a cozy and relaxing vacation rental located in Burlington, Newfoundland. This unique accommodation offers breathtaking views of the ocean from the common room, providing guests with a serene and peaceful atmosphere. 

The property is situated in an area that offers endless hiking and snowshoe trails, as well as opportunities for wildlife encounters and whale and iceberg viewing, depending on the weather conditions.The Big Brook Wheelhouse is a tiny house that provides a comfortable and intimate space for guests.

 The rental is available on Airbnb, allowing traveller’s to easily book their stay and enjoy the stunning natural surroundings of Newfoundland.


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Tiny Homes In Champney’s West

The Tiny Homes in Champney’s West, Newfoundland are a unique and cozy vacation rental option for traveller’s seeking a peaceful getaway. These charming accommodations offer stunning views of the ocean and provide guests with a serene and intimate atmosphere. 

The tiny homes are situated in an area that offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hiking and snowshoeing, as well as chances to spot local wildlife, whales, and icebergs.

Each tiny home is thoughtfully designed to maximize space and comfort, featuring a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living area, and a comfortable sleeping loft. The rental is available on Airbnb, making it easy for traveller’s to book their stay and experience the beauty of Newfoundland’s rugged coastline.

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The Pine Bunkie in Branch Newfoundland

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature at this stunning rustic seaside bunkie. Unwind and recharge amidst the serene ambiance of the lush natural surroundings. Take a refreshing dip in the nearby river, relax in the wood-fired hot tub under the starry sky, and marvel at the majestic whales breaching in the distance. Keep an eye out for the graceful moose roaming the barrens.

Conveniently located just a few minutes from the charming town of Branch and in close proximity to the breathtaking Cape St. Mary’s, this bunkie offers the perfect base for exploring the natural wonders of the area. Escape the everyday hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this seaside retreat. Book it here.

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Tiny House In Port Rexton

Experience off-grid living with a view at this sustainably designed Tiny House. Unwind and recharge in this compact yet comfortable space that prioritizes eco-friendly features.

Powered by solar energy and equipped with a cozy mini wood stove and a modern composting toilet, this Tiny House offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature while minimizing your environmental impact.

Step outside to find yourself just steps away from the breathtaking Skerwink Trail, and within walking distance of the popular Port Rexton Brewery. Despite its small size, the location of this Tiny House is truly unbeatable, offering easy access to some of Newfoundland’s most stunning natural wonders and local attractions.

Book this tiny house.

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The Port Rexton Yurt

Experience the great outdoors in comfort in our cozy yurt in the heart of picturesque Port Rexton. Immerse yourself in nature while enjoying the convenience and amenities of this unique accommodation. Gaze up at the mesmerizing night sky through the toono (the circular window at the top of the yurt) as you drift off to sleep.

Ideally situated just a short walk from the renowned Skerwink Trail, Port Rexton Brewery, Two Whales Cafe, and Fisher’s Loft, our yurt provides the perfect base for exploring the stunning Bonavista Peninsula. Embark on unforgettable hiking adventures, join thrilling boat tours, spot adorable puffins, and marvel at the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you. Experience the perfect balance of rustic charm and modern comfort at our charming yurt in Port Rexton.

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Waterfront Cabin In Springdale

Escape to a secluded paradise at LAKE & SAND, a stunning off-grid waterside property brought to you by RIVERWOOD properties. This modern rustic cabin, overlooking a private sandy point and cove on West Pond, offers a serene retreat just 10 minutes from Springdale.Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature as you enjoy the cabin’s 270-degree water views from the full glass prow and expansive patios.

This two-bedroom cabin, constructed in 2021, combines rustic charm with modern amenities, ensuring your comfort while you unplug and recharge. Powered by solar energy and a backup generator, the cabin provides all the conveniences of a typical household, while purposefully omitting high-speed internet to encourage a true escape from the digital world.

With a cell booster available, you can stay connected if needed, but the focus is on embracing the natural surroundings and creating lasting memories. Whether you’re seeking water adventures, hunting and fishing opportunities, or simply a private retreat, LAKE & SAND serves as the perfect base for your Newfoundland getaway.

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Styl’Inn The Barn In Rocky Harbour

Styl’Inn The Barn in Rocky Harbour offers a unique and serene getaway smack dab in the stunning landscape of Gros Morne National Park. This beautifully renovated one-bedroom apartment combines modern comforts with a touch of rustic charm.

Guests can enjoy a range of amenities including a luxurious king-sized bed, a private infrared sauna, and a fully equipped kitchen that opens to a cozy living and dining area. The private patio, complete with a barbecue grill, provides a perfect spot for an evening of relaxation or a casual meal outdoors.

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The property’s location is ideal, situated just off Route 430, close to essential services such as gas stations, pharmacies, and restaurants, making it both an escape into nature and a convenient base for exploring the local area.

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The Sheds NL In Old Shop

Escape to a delightful tiny abode that pays homage to the classic fishing shacks of Newfoundland. This exceptional vacation rental is brimming with surprises, offering the comforts of a home or a high-end hotel experience.

Crafted with inspiration from the region’s iconic architecture, this open-concept barn-style tiny home features a loft bedroom accessible by a movable ladder. Unwind beneath the stars by the outdoor firepit, indulging in the soothing hot tub experience.

If you’re lucky, you may even encounter whales, dolphins, and the soothing calls of loons, enhancing your stay with the wonders of nature.

Book it here.

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The Cottage AtThe Tree Of Life

This accommodation is part of the larger Tree of Life, a nature-based retreat center designed to connect people with the natural world through cooperative development and management of an off-the-grid facility.

The Cedar Lodge is a charming 16×12 one-bedroom cabin that embodies the essence of the retreat’s ethos. Like all buildings on the property, the lodge is heated by natural means, with a wood stove located in the bedroom, which also features a double bed and a library of spiritual and other literature.

The cabin is equipped with electricity generated by renewable sources and stored in a battery bank, powering the lights and electrical outlets. The main area features a round table with two chairs, a bunk bed, and a chair, providing ample space for relaxation and contemplation.

The bathroom is equipped with a sink and a gravity-based toilet, designed to use a minimum amount of water. An attached outdoor shower stall is supplied by a demand propane water heater, allowing you to enjoy a refreshing experience while immersed in nature.

The cabin features a two-burner propane stove for cooking, and an outside sink with running water for washing dishes. The retreat provides a selection of dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, and basic cooking essentials, as well as fresh drinking water from the property’s spring.Embrace the off-the-grid lifestyle and connect with the natural world at the Tree of Life Retreat, where the Cedar Lodge offers a rustic and sustainable sanctuary for your getaway.

Lighthouse in Catalina

This newly constructed lighthouse is a heartfelt tribute to the owner’s amazing father, who had a deep love for these iconic structures. Fulfilling a lifelong dream, the owner has created a unique and captivating vacation rental that celebrates the memory of a cherished parent.

Perched overlooking the picturesque Catalina Harbour, this lighthouse offers breathtaking vistas of the fishing boats sailing back and forth. Guests can unwind in the private hot tub, taking in the serene and picturesque surroundings.

Book the lighthouse.


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Luxury Log Cabin Seahaven

Welcome to Seahaven, a captivating log home situated right by the seaside, offering a true luxury getaway experience.

From every room in this custom-built, luxury retreat, you’ll be treated to dramatic ocean vistas. Relax in the oceanside hot tub and watch the sunset over the mountains, or indulge in a soothing bath in the oversized tub. Gather around the crackling campfire and take in the serene surroundings.

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Located near the charming town of Swift Current, Seahaven is the perfect base to discover the natural wonders of the region. Whether you’re seeking a romantic escape, a family adventure, or a peaceful retreat, this luxurious log home by the seaside is sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Seaview In Burin

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The Seaview is a charming two-story home with roots planted in this tranquil coastal community, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Just a short stroll away, you’ll find a delightful cafe serving delectable home-cooked meals, as well as heritage museums, art galleries, and scenic boardwalks, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and natural beauty.

With five spacious bedrooms, including a beautifully renovated ensuite featuring a luxurious four-claw soaking tub, the Seaview offers ample space and comfort for families or groups of friends. From nearly every window, you’ll be treated to breathtaking ocean vistas, inviting you to soak in the coastal ambiance and let the soothing sound of the waves wash over you.

Book it here.

Luxury Lakefront In Conception Harbour

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I learned that this place is situated on over an acre of private and mature landscape, this charming lakefront cottage offers a serene retreat just a 45-minute drive from the heart of St. John’s. Whether you’re planning a large family gathering or seeking a peaceful escape, this property provides the perfect setting to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Newfoundland.

Cast your line and try your hand at fishing from the private dock, or take a refreshing dip in the lake. For those days when the Newfoundland weather may not cooperate, you can still enjoy the great outdoors by relaxing in the outdoor hot tub or gathering around the cozy campfire.

Step inside the cottage and be greeted by a fully equipped kitchen, capable of accommodating up to 14 guests. Gather your loved ones and enjoy quality time together, whether it’s preparing a hearty meal or simply relaxing in front of the Jotul wood stove, taking in the warmth and ambiance.

Book this place here.

Converted Barn In Port Rexton

Escape to this charming cabin can be found in the sheltered woods of Port Rexton, where you can kick back and immerse yourself in the stunning views of Trinity Bay. Indulge in the rustic Nordic spa experience, complete with a cedar wood-fired hot tub, an outdoor shower, and a refreshing cold plunge pool.

The entire cabin exudes a charming nautical ambiance, reminiscent of a ship’s interior, inviting you to fully immerse yourself in the coastal atmosphere and the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway or a family retreat, this cabin offers the perfect blend of rustic comfort and breathtaking ocean vistas, creating an unforgettable experience in the heart of Newfoundland’s stunning landscape.

Book the barn.

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The Ome Pod In Burlington

The Ome Pod is a unique and cozy cabin retreat located in the picturesque town of Burlington, Newfoundland. Inspired by traditional Newfoundland architecture, this stylish cabin sits on the edge of the ocean, offering breathtaking bay views that can be admired through the large glass doors or from the wrap-around deck.

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The Ome Pod is designed to provide a comfortable and immersive experience for its guests. It features a simple shed-like structure with a wooden house, a fishing platform, a wood stove, a kitchenette, hot showers, and comfortable beds. 

The cabin is perfect for small families, couples, or solo travelers looking for an adventure or a photography base. The Ome Pod is a popular destination, often booking up quickly, especially during the summer months. 

I’m pleased to sat that pets are also welcome in the Ome Pod. Book the pod.

The Stonehouse In Pynn’s Brook

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Situated halfway between Corner Brook and the breathtaking Gros Morne National Park, and just 13 minutes from Deer Lake Airport, The Stonehouse offers a truly unique and captivating retreat.

This modern build features traditional masonry, seamlessly blending contemporary architecture with the timeless charm of the region. Set on a sprawling 6-acre garden, the property boasts an abundance of flowers, shrubs, fruit trees, and vegetables, creating a lush and vibrant oasis.

The area is a haven for wildlife, with over 100 different species of birds spotted on the premises, and frequent visits from moose and beavers.

Whether you’re seeking a peaceful escape, a nature-filled adventure, or a unique architectural experience, The Stonehouse offers a harmonious blend of modern comforts and traditional Newfoundland charm, set against the stunning backdrop of the province’s breathtaking landscapes.

Book The Stonehouse.


The Quidi Vidi Church

The church conversion boasts a prime waterfront location, providing breathtaking views of the serene Quidi Vidi Lake and the surrounding natural beauty. Guests can relax on the private back deck, taking in the tranquil atmosphere or exploring the nearby Signal Hill National Historic Site and Quidi Vidi Battery.
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Inside, the vacation rental has been thoughtfully renovated, seamlessly blending the original architectural features with contemporary design elements to create a truly unique and memorable stay. This heritage-designated property offers a sanctuary for discerning travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of Newfoundland’s coastal communities.

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