The sensational Airbnb in Mexico in the shape of a gigantic, winding snake

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If your travel aspects include staying in a sensational place, this snake-inspired Mexico property – certainly one of the world’s most surreal vacation rentals – should suit.

Quetzalcoatl’s Nest – named after the feathered Aztec snake god, Quetzalcoatl – is an incredible 40-acre piece of architecture resembling a giant snake, whose mouth is built around a six-meter-wide natural cave, one of many in the undulating terrain.

Designed by Mexican architect Javier Senosiain, it’s part sculpture park and part residential complex – and one of the 10 apartments is available for rent through Airbnb. There are no doors, the rooms are connected by winding tunnels and guests can climb a flight of stairs to enter the snake mouth, from where there are mesmerizing views.

Quetzalcoatl's Nest - named after the feathered Aztec snake god, Quetzalcoatl - is an incredible 40-acre piece of architecture that resembles a giant snake

Quetzalcoatl’s Nest – named after the feathered Aztec snake god, Quetzalcoatl – is an incredible 40-acre piece of architecture that resembles a giant snake

There are ten spacious apartments in the winding complex and one can be rented through Airbnb for £ 228 per night

There are ten spacious apartments in the winding complex and one can be rented through Airbnb for £ 228 per night

The unit can accommodate up to ten people in five bedrooms, which include a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and spacious bathrooms.

Large circular windows, complete with window seats, allow travelers to make the most of the beautiful views and there is a striking communal courtyard with tropical plants, a small pond and a multi-colored glass window.

Known for his dreamy organic designs, Senosiain completed Quetzalcoatl’s Nest in 1998 and owner Patricia has hosted her unit there since 2015.

She says when she gives guests a tour, ‘wows’, ‘oohs’ and ‘ooh la las’ abound, while her mention describes the property, which is located in Naucalpan, just northwest of Mexico City, as ‘paradise in the city’.

The unit can accommodate up to ten people in five bedrooms, which include a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and spacious bathrooms.

The unit can accommodate up to ten people in five bedrooms, which include a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and spacious bathrooms.

There are no doors, the rooms are connected by winding tunnels, and guests can enter the snake's mouth (pictured) for mesmerizing views

There are no doors, the rooms are connected by winding tunnels, and guests can enter the snake’s mouth (pictured) for mesmerizing views

All rooms have large round windows so that guests can easily gaze at the sculpture garden.  Pictured is Airbnb's kitchen

All rooms have large round windows so that guests can easily gaze at the sculpture garden. Pictured is Airbnb’s kitchen

One of the property's many dazzling features is this communal courtyard

One of the property’s many dazzling features is this communal courtyard

It continues: ‘This place is perfect for anyone who loves nature, silence, forest, architecture and someone who wants to recover.

It has a park with botanical gardens, a cave with minerals and lakes to walk around. It is a perfect place for small groups on retreats, for writing, for meditation, for yoga, for walking, for relaxing. ‘

Former guests have left rave reviews and it has a score of 4.92 for cleanliness, location and value for money.

Natalie, who stayed on Airbnb in February, said, ‘This place exceeds all expectations. What a dreamland! It felt so special to be able to stay in a place like this and experience some of someone’s wildest imagination. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. ‘

Multicolored glass windows and colorful mosaics create a lively atmosphere in the winding courtyard

Multicolored glass windows and colorful mosaics create a lively atmosphere in the winding courtyard

There is a magical atmosphere throughout the building, thanks to Senosiain's playful clashes of shape and color

There is a magical atmosphere throughout the building, thanks to Senosiain’s playful clashes of shape and color

The Airbnb ad, written by host Patricia, describes Quetzalcoatl's Nest as 'paradise in the city'.  It continues: 'This place is perfect for anyone who loves nature, silence, forest, architecture and someone who wants to recover'

The Airbnb ad, written by host Patricia, describes Quetzalcoatl’s Nest as ‘paradise in the city’. It continues: ‘This place is perfect for anyone who loves nature, silence, forest, architecture and someone who wants to recover’

And Mark, who rented the crazy apartment in 2018, mused, ‘Nido de Quetzalcoatl [Quetzalcoatl’s Nest] is for architecture and nature lovers!

Sleeping in the belly of a rattlesnake in Javier Senosiain’s most beautiful architecture and landscape park is an unforgettable experience. You feel like Alice in wonderland! ‘

Quetzalcoatl’s Nest costs £ 228 per night. Click here For more information.

Former guests have left rave reviews about the rental and it has a score of 4.92 for cleanliness, location and value for money

Former guests have left rave reviews about the rental and it has a score of 4.92 for cleanliness, location and value for money