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The 15 Best Vacation Rentals Under $100

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Looking for a budget vacation rental? You won’t believe the incredible vacation rentals you can find for less than $100 a night. When vacation rentals are this cheap, you can travel more often—and who doesn’t want that? We’ve found everything from urban lofts to water view cottages in this budget. Perhaps one of these will inspire your next vacation. 

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Two green chairs on a deck facing out toward a beach and ocean view in Bora Bora, French Polynesia
VRBO

Did you know you can wake up to the ethereal, turquoise water of Bora Bora for $98 a night? A studio apartment with a water view gives you just that. You can also save money in honeymoon paradise with a kitchen to cook some meals and a washing machine for laundry.

Bali, Indonesia

The exterior of a vacation rental home in Bali, Indonesia
VRBO | Hosted by Agung A W

There’s no shortage of fantastic rentals on Bali for under $100, including this one on its own strip of sand. It also has a private pool and more than 4,000 square feet to stretch out in. 

Kyoto, Japan

Vacation rental home in the style of a traditional Japanese house in Kyoto, Japan
VRBO | Hosted by Property Manager

This traditional Japanese house in Kyoto, Japan will steal your heart. The rich wood detailing, sliding doors, and traditional tatami mat bedding will help you experience Japan in an authentic way. Adding to the ambiance is the zen garden accessible from the living room and bathroom. 

Tahiti, French Polynesia

An outdoor kitchen and sitting area in front of a patio pool area in Tahiti, French Polynesia
VRBO | Hosted by Peiffert

This Tahitian bungalow is modern, clean, and features an incredible view of the neighboring island of Moorea. It is especially stunning at sunset. You’ll also get a pool and outdoor kitchen for $96 a night.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

An a-frame bedroom with an open door leading out onto a wood deck area in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
VRBO | Hosted by Chiara

This modern, light-filled loft is surrounded by lush foliage and gardens in the charming seaside town of Carmel-by-the-Sea. The interior is new and designed beautifully. The hosts also serve wine and cheese upon your arrival. The best part? It’s only $100. 

Budapest, Hungary

Hosted by Stefano

The classical architecture, modern styling, and location of this vacation rental have earned rave reviews, with visitors calling it a “magical, modern stay in Budapest.” Reviews also mention the professional, personable service given by the generous hosts. Another top feature of this gem includes the location, which makes exploring the city by foot a breeze. It averages $89 per night. 

Santorini, Greece

The exterior of an old blue and white home in Santorini, Greece
VRBO | Hosted by Lianne Given

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting the famous cave hotels of Santorini, you’ll want to check out this 300-year-old guesthouse that was once a bakery. The Aegean sea views belong on a postcard and you’ll love the unique feel of the curved plaster walls. Reviews note the fantastic location over and over again. 

Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

Wooden vacation rental home by the sea in Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
VRBO | Hosted by LindaO7

This New Zealand vacation rental offers expansive sea views from the master bedroom, great room, and outdoor space. The rental also has kayaks, grills, a fish-cleaning station, and beach access. Travelers call it relaxing, peaceful, and well-equipped. 

Venice, Italy

An enclosed patio space with champagne on a small table in Venice, Italy
VRBO | Hosted by Irene

This $96 Venetian apartment is situated on the mezzanine level of a restored historical building in a central location of Venice. The charming rental has a canal view and a functional waterdoor where visitors can take a gondola or water taxi directly from the rental.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

A wooden sitting area arranged with a bottle of wine and two glasses, overlooking a marina in Amsterdam, Netherlands
VRBO | Hosted by Dana

A great budget find in Amsterdam sits right in the canal. For $83 a night, you can be lulled to sleep with the gentle rocking of the water in this clean and updated barge. You can watch the swans and ships float by and take in the views of the old Amsterdam Houthavens, the IJ, and the city. 

Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

A pool at a vacation home in Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
VRBO | Hosted by Sherry and Larry

$97 will get you an unobstructed ocean view, private pool, and spacious villa surrounded by bougainvillea near Samara, Costa Rica. The beach is a 10-minute walk down the hill and the sunsets will take your breath away.   

Tulum, Mexico

A swimming area attached to a vacation rental home in Tulum, Mexico
VRBO | Hosted by Vacasa of Quintana Roo

$83 is all it takes to stay in a stylish, modern, light-filled condo in Tulum, Mexico. The complex has beautiful landscaping and a pool area reviewers say is a “gorgeous oasis.” Reviewers also say the vacation rental is the perfect place for kids.

The Amalfi Coast, Italy

A deck with sitting area in The Amalfi Coast, Italy
VRBO | Hosted by Easy Reserve

This $97 vacation rental has a million-dollar view on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. You can practically see Themyscira from your living room window with the incredible sea and cliff views. 

Marrakech, Morocco

A sitting area and archway in a vacation home in Marrakech, Morocco
VRBO | Hosted by Mihaela Drissler

If Morocco is on your bucket list, you know you want to stay in a riad, a multi-story home with a luxurious courtyard in the center. The location of this riad is right in the center of the medina and breakfast is included in the price. This one will set you back just $94 per night. 

Koh Samui, Thailand

A swimming pool at night in Koh Samui, Thailand
VRBO | Hosted by hazel

In Thailand, $97 affords you a stunning sunset view with an infinity pool in Koh Samui. There’s no shortage of other great, budget-friendly rentals in Thailand, including some as low as $33 per night. You’ll love the powder-soft beaches, delicious food, and cheap massages on a vacation to Thailand.  

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