Sippy cups and dirty dishes may be your reality now, but it doesn’t have to be. Plan your escape to a real-life castle to experience the royal treatment (at least for a few nights). From Italy to California, flip through the photo gallery to discover the world’s coolest castles that you can rent for as little as $20 per person, per night. Move over Belle, there’s a new queen in town.

Acireale, Italy

Ah, now we're talking. This Sicilian castle in near the sea comes with its own private luxury pool. Don't forget the floaties and sunscreen!

Online: homeaway.com

Which castle is your favorite? Sound off below!

— Erin Lem

photos and castles courtesy of HomeAway