TRAMP-ING: Bizarre Airbnb Ad For Old Mattress On A Trucking Pallet

It is billed as a romantic night beneath the night sky promising couples searching Airbnb “dreams under the stars” on a Spanish beach.

But just one look at the pictures accompanying the ad reveal that the location is definitely more tramp-ing than glamping.

The Airbnb ad is for a “dream” location in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Spanish Canary Islands, for “two travellers”.

Pallet rented in Tenerife to have an experience under the stars, Spain, July 2022. (Airbnb/Newsflash)

The owner of the ‘accommodation’ claims that the night landscape is “amazing”, although they warn that it can get a bit chilly in the morning.

The ‘bed’ – knocked up from old truckers’ pallets – is located on a property with a house and a caravan.

A basic tube metal frame with a sheet of gauze over it completes the decor.

Pallet rented in Tenerife to have an experience under the stars, Spain, July 2022. (Airbnb/Newsflash)

Pallets are prized by down-and-outs and travellers as makeshift beds to doss down on.

The ad reads: “We have chickens that we release after midday and two dogs that are not tied.

“They are very charming and they love children. They only bark when people arrive and then they come over to be petted.”

Pallet rented in Tenerife to have an experience under the stars, Spain, July 2022. (Airbnb/Newsflash)

The bizarre accommodation’s costs, for the month of August, are EUR 35 (GBP 30) per night, although the price reportedly varies depending on the season.

The owner also offers a shiatsu massage for the price of EUR 10 (GBP 9) for 20 minutes and EUR 30 (GBP 26) for one hour.

Even breakfast comes at an extra cost of EUR 8 (GBP 7) and includes crepes and marmalade.

Pallet rented in Tenerife to have an experience under the stars, Spain, July 2022. (Airbnb/Newsflash)

The advertisement had, at the time of writing, three comments left by guests.

One of them, going by ‘Ellyn’, stayed there in September 2021 and said: “I think that paying EUR 18 EUR (GBP 15) per night to sleep outside on a mattress in a garden is abusive, this should not be allowed.”

The host is apparently aware of possible concerns customers may have, claiming in the ad: “If you want 100 per cent comfort, I guess this is not the best option, but if you want a unique experience to take home and to tell your friends and family about, we are here.”

Advertisement of the pallet rented in Tenerife to have an experience under the stars, Spain, July 2022. (Newsflash)

Property rentals have increased by about four per cent in Spain since last year, especially in Barcelona, Alicante and Valencia.

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