Checking in: Feel like James Bond at one of this week's Airbnb picks

Iman Sheikh

This week, we take a look at three spectacular properties in exotic locations used to film James Bond movies. Feel like a secret agent on the Jamaican beach where Ursula Andress debuted the famous white swimsuit in Dr. No. Fly across the world to Udaipur, India, where 007 breaks into a floating palace in Octopussy. Or, head to a Bahamian beach and re-enact your favourite Thunderball sequence.

Click on the slideshow to begin your caper. All photos courtesy of Airbnb.

Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Dr. No (1962) is the first James Bond film, and set on the idyllic shores of Ocarabessa, Jamaica.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond at one of this week’s Airbnb picks

This waterfront villa in nearby Discovery Bay is named Sea Grapes and rents for $1,468-a-night.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

In addition to a 12’x24′ swimming pool, the property comes equipped with volleyball, badminton, scooters, paddleboard, basketball and new floodlit tennis court for night play.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

It sits on its own sugary white-sand beach.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond at one of this week’s Airbnb picks

The six bedrooms easily accommodate 12 people.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Also included: Complimentary sea kayaks and snorkeling equipment.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The daily rate also includes a staff of five: Cook, butler/gardener, housekeeper, laundress and night watchman.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The drive from Montego Bay airport is around an hour, so head straight for the vine-draped verandah or the hammock to relax.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Octopussy (1983), the thirteenth film in the Bond franchise, sees 007 heading to a floating palace on Pichola Lake in Udaipur, India.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

This luxurious Pichola Lake property accommodates 16 guests.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Another view of the luxurious bedroom with soaking tub.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Containing a lounge and restaurant right on the terrace, it could be yours for $764 a night.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Three of the bedrooms have views of the lake.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

All five bedrooms have king-sized beds and attached bathrooms with showers. (Airbnb)

Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Two bathrooms feature large bathtubs.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The bedrooms open out to a lobby and a balcony, both of which look out onto the lake. (Airbnb)

Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Nighttime view of the lake and property.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

In Thunderball (1965), 007 heads to the shores of Nassau, The Bahamas, in search of atomic bombs stolen by SPECTRE.
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This 7,000 square foot waterfront property with infinity pool is named Solomon’s Lighthouse and goes for $6,936 a night.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The villa comes with a live-in housekeeper and a three-car parking space — but no Aston Martin.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The outdoor courtyard comes furnished with a dining table for eating alfresco.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The villa also features unobstructed east-west views of the ocean.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

In Thunderball, the swimming pool was filled with sharks and used to film underwater scenes. A plexiglass barrier was constructed to separate the sharks from Bond star Sean Connery, but it famously collapsed and the actor came dangerously close to being bitten.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The property features 3.5 bathrooms.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The modern, well-appointed kitchen has a wine fridge.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The villa has ample entertaining space, so you have the option of playing host or driving 10 minutes to hopping nightlife in Paradise Island or Atlantis.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

In Dr. No., 007 plays Baccarat. Host your own poker night a la Casino Royale on the green felt-covered card table.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The four bedrooms can easily accommodate eight guests.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

The private sundeck provides direct access to the ocean.
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Checking in: Live like James Bond in this week’s Airbnb picks

Get a front row seat to unusual cloud formations, and spectacular sunrises and sunsets.
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