10 iconic rental views you have to see to believe

Do you daydream of waking up to the sunrise over the Eiffel Tower inside a majestic Parisian duplex?

Do you swoon at the very thought of a private infinity pool that overlooks a glimmering ocean in Rio?

Do you become weak in the knees at the thought of having dinner while peering out at the Colosseum from your own secluded roof deck?

Of course you do -- but these views aren't exactly easy to come by.  

Luckily, TripAdvisor Rentals has rounded up their top rentals around the world where travelers can take in the most iconic surroundings and skylines, all from the comfort of your own private living rooms, bedrooms and balconies.

Click through to see the stunning properties: 

Iconic rental views you have to see to believe
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Iconic rental views you have to see to believe

1. Fantasy Eiffel Duplex – Paris, France

 4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Wake up to one of the most iconic views in the world at this luxe 16th arrondissement apartment. 

The balcony offers stunning Eiffel Tower views, and the central location means easy access to some of the city’s most popular attractions.

2. Rome Colosseum Rental – Rome, Italy

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

History buffs heading to Rome, look no further -- this rental is located right in the heart of Ancient Rome.
The private roof deck terrace offers views of the Colosseum, the Vatican Dome, and the Vittoriano, to name a few.

3. Stunning Venice Views – Venice, Italy

3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

This spacious, three-bedroom Venice apartment offers stunning views of San Marco and the Campanile bell tower, as well as 360 degree views of Venice from the private terrace with dining area.

4. Brekka Cottage – Reykjavik, Iceland

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

The Northern Lights are one of the most popular bucket list views in the world—and if you’re lucky, you just might spot them from the geothermal tub outside of Brekka Cottage.
Regardless of whether you catch the Aurora Borealis, you won’t be disappointed by the views of Sulur Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean from the privacy of the cottage.

5. Corner Condo – Toronto, Canada

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Relax in the heart of downtown Toronto in a boutique building with unobstructed views of the CN Tower from a chic 600 square foot wraparound terrace.
The central location offers easy access to nightlife, restaurants, galleries, and shops.

6. The Views – Queenstown, New Zealand

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Don’t want to choose between lake, city, and mountain views? Head to The Views in Queensland to soak in lake, city, and mountain views. 
Floor to ceiling windows throughout the living room and master bedroom provide jaw-dropping views. 

7. Matterhorn Views – Zermatt, Switzerland 

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Make your next ski trip unforgettable by staying in this cozy two-bedroom with views of the Matterhorn.
The sunny apartment is walking distance from the ski bus, and includes a jacuzzi bathtub and steam shower for you can unwind after a long day on the mountains.

8. Tropical Villa – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

We doubt you’ll get tired of the ocean views from this infinity edge pool surrounded by lush forest, but if you do, don’t worry.
The five-bedroom Tropical Villa also includes a spa with vertical garden and waterfall shower, a home theater, and barbeque area in its luxurious 8,500 square feet.

9. The Liberace Suite – Athens, Greece

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

This opulent suite is located in Plaka, the oldest neighborhood in Athens, at the foot of the Acropolis.
After a long day of exploring, travelers looking to continue their cultural experience can relax on the terrace with views of the ancient city.

10. The Edge – Port Douglas, Queensland 

2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

the only thing that might distract you from these views of Port Douglas is the contemporary architecture of the home itself.
With a concrete exterior, sleek balcony with cinematic views of the horizon, and an infinity lap pool, you’re guaranteed a great view no matter where you are in the house.

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