Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Beach Hotels
Sri Panwa Phuket
'13dec17
Sri Panwa  
Phuket
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*A Place of Perfection* Located high on the southern tip of Phuket, this hotel has vast views of the Adaman Sea. Your villa is decorated in a sophisticated modern style with Thai trinkets abounding. Then you should go bounding outside and straight into your private infinity pool. Then take a ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort
'13dec11
Samui Baan  
Taling Ngam Resort
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*A Must See* This was the first luxury resort on Koh Samui; one of Thailand’s most idyllic islands. It has changed hands a few times but remains one of the most high-status spots on the island. The design of the hotel is “classic Thai” and makes the most of its ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Chumbe Island Coral Park
'13oct29
Chumbe  
Island
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Award winning eco design hotel, Chumbe Island Resort about as much impact on its environment as a drop of rainwater. You stay in a traditional thatched cottage built to catch the sea breeze and keep you cool as you swing on your day-bed without the need for fans and air ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco   Island   Remote
Location: Zanzibar  Tanzania  Africa
Azura Benguerra
'13oct23
Azura  
Benguerra
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*Luxury resort on Mozambique marine nature reserve* Most hotels give you a choice of rooms, some give you a choice of caravans, spheres or eco-pods, well, Azura Retreat gives you a choice of islands. Now that’s impressive. The resort is located on two islands, Benguerra and Quilalea. Both are located ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Burgh Island Hotel - Mystery Events On A Tidal Island
'13oct21
Burgh Island  
Hotel
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This hotel was a frequent haunt of famous author Agatha Christie who set her novel And Then There Were None on a fictionalized version of the archipelago. The hotel was finished in 1929 and throughout the 1930s it played host to glamorous guests. In World War 2 it served as ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
Atelier Sul Mare
'13oct7
Atelier  
Sul Mare
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*Cutting-edge culture in Italy* No-one goes to galleries to view art these days. In fact, everyone who takes art and design seriously knows that to truly appreciate art you have to live with it. But even if we can afford the best art, we can only choose to live with ...
Accommodation types: Art   Beach
Kenoa Exlusive Beach Spa and Resort
'13aug30
Kenoa  
Resort
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*A synergy of artful trappings* This hotel is located on a forgotten part of Brazil’s coastline - between a white sand beach and an environmental sanctuary. Architect, Osvaldo Tenorio, said he was inspired by nature’s “primitive forms and calming essences”. The hotel does not have hundreds of rooms – just ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Remote   Spa
Almyra Hotel Paphos
'13aug21
Almyra  
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*The beauty and the harbour* A high-quality renovation has created a hotel with excellent craftsmanship. Inspired by the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (who, legend has it, was born from the waters of Cyprus) the hotel was built in a traditional terrace design so maximise the ocean views. Your ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Spa
Location: Paphos  Cyprus  East Europe
Niyama Maldives
'13jul25
Niyama  
Maldives
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On the website of the Niyama resort, they talk about their hotel having “Epicurean Delights” – what does this mean? Well Epicurus was a Greek philosopher who advocated community living and friendship. He was particularly interested in maximizing pleasure and kicking pain in the ass. But that is not to ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Underwater
Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel - The Best Pool Party In The World!
'13jun20
Ushuaia Ibiza  
Beach Hotel
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Where in the world would a nightclub and hotel merge to create a hotel-club hybrid with an open-air dance floor, pool, and music stage? Ibiza of course. Feel like a king or queen of the night as you view the party from your own private balcony. The hotel is right ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Music
Alila Villas Uluwatu - Sustainable Luxury On The Edge Of The World
'13jun18
Alila Villas  
Uluwatu
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Villas Uluwatu is a resort resting on an elevated plateau that catches warm breezes from the Indian Ocean. Not only did the British Sunday Times name it one of the top 100 hotels in the world but it is certified by sustainable tourist organization, EarthCheck. WOHA, the award-winning design team, ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Uluwatu  Indonesia  Oceania
Song Saa Private Island
'13jun5
Song Saa  
Private Island
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*Pearlescent Paradise Islands* Cambodia has some tropical islands scattered off the coast in the Indian Ocean. They remain largely undeveloped – a rarity in South East Asia. Song Saa is one of the first luxury resorts to take one of these islands as its home. It is run in partnership ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Nature
Perivolas Hotel Oia Santorini - Paradise hewn on history
'13may24
Perivolas  
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This hotel is located on a secluded cliff top that overlooks the Greek island of Santorini. The island is part of a circular archipelago which was formed from volcanic rock following an ancient eruption that is fabled to have destroyed the city of Atlantis. Today, the islands edge around the ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Location: Oia  Greece  East Europe
The Dune Eco Village And Spa - Live In Light
'13may15
The Dune  
Hotel
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The Dune is a holiday village spread over 35 acres near the Bay of Bengal. Your accommodation can be found in one of the bungalows and villas located between lush trees along 700 meters of private beach. Each structure has been designed to minimize environmental impact by using renewable energy ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco   Spa
Hotel Azucar
'13may14
Hotel  
Azucar
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*If The Beatles’ “White Album” were a hotel…* Named after the area’s sugar factories, Azucar features 20 beachside bungalows all as white as their namesake. The thatched roofs and colourful daybeds accent the pristine whiteness. Set on the Gulf of Mexico on miles of sandy beaches, Hotel Azucar is made ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Design
Necker Island - Richard Branson’s Luxurious Private Island
'13feb14
Necker  
Island
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Richard Branson’s private island is named after Dutch explorer, Johannes de Necker who “discovered” it in the 17th Century. It remained uninhabited until the late 20th Century. In 1965 two British journalists tried to survive as castaways on the island. They lasted three weeks before they were driven off the ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Xinalani Retreat - Beachside Yoga Retreat In Mexico
'13feb8
Xinalani  
Retreat
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It is in the union of body, mind, and breath that you will find true balance As an Englishman looking out on the continuous grey rain of his country, the thought of a yoga retreat in sunny Mexico with spare hours spent on the beach next to the humming jungle ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature   Remote
Hotel Marmara Antalya - Revolving Hotel
'13jan24
Hotel Marmara  
Antalya
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Antalya is one of Turkey’s most beautiful cities with a sequence of historic buildings that makes a dramatic skyline. To fully appreciate this, the Hotel Marmara has built a special loft on top of its normal hotel building. Containing 24 rooms, the loft is designed to rotate through 360º using ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Design
Location: Antalya  Turkey  Middle East
Elsewhere Goa - The Secret Goa Getaway
'13jan14
Elsewhere  
Goa
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Goa is one of the most popular destinations on the globe. Its year-round sunshine, laid-back culture, and infinite stretches of beach attract people the world over. Now wouldn’t it be nice if you could break-off a piece of this paradise to call your own? Well, you can at Elsewhere. The ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Traditional
Location: Goa  India  South Asia
Amanzoe, Porto Heli - Next-Level Resort On The Aegean Coast
'12dec3
Amanzoe  
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Next-level luxury resort on the Aegean Coast in Greece where you stay in a pavilion or villa located near a central Parthian-style building, a marble palace full of spa treatments, fine dining, and a private art gallery. Or take a bike, a walk, a drive down to the resort’s private ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Kranidi  Greece  East Europe
Chole Mjini Lodge – Better Than Life
'12nov6
Chole Mjini  
Lodge
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The paradise island is located off the Tanzanian coast within a marine wildlife conservation site. The hotel is eco friendly and takes advantage of every local resource. The two-floor treehouses are built from timber and thatch and have views of the sea. The food is caught that day and is ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Jungle   Remote   Treehouse
Six Senses Zighy Bay – Everything You Could Ever Want In Paradise
'12sep3
Six Senses  
Zighy Bay
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Six Senses have a commitment to the SLOW LIFE (sustainable, local, organic, wellness – learning, inspiring, fun, experiences). This resort is designed around a traditional village structure. So you can walk from your luxury villa to a central plaza, perhaps to meet friends, maybe to eat and drink among the ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Zighy Bay  Oman  Middle East