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
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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Underwater
Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel - The best pool party in the World!
'13jun20
Ushuaia Ibiza  
Beach Hotel
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*Adults Only* 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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Music
Alila Villas Uluwatu
'13jun18
Alila Villas  
Uluwatu
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*Sustainable luxury on the edge of the world* 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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Location: Oia  Greece  East Europe
The Dune Eco Village and Spa
'13may15
The Dune  
Hotel
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*Live in Light* 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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design
Necker 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 unihabited until the late 20th Century. In 1965 two British journalists tried to survive as castaways on the island. They lasted three weeks before they driven off the island ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Xinalani Retreat
'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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation 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. ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Traditional
Location: Goa  India  South Asia
Amanzo'e
'12dec3
Amanzo'e  
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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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Jungle   Remote   Tree
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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Zighy Bay  Oman  Middle East
Huvafen Fushi
'12aug16
Huvafen  
Fushi
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The Maldives are a sprinkle of islands surrounded by the vast Indian Ocean; a place of otherworldly beauty. And, set in its own private lagoon, is Huvafen Fushi; a hotel popular with Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie. When you arrive, the hotel manager greets you by asking ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Underwater
Albatroz Seafront Hotel
'12aug10
Albatroz  
Seafront Hotel
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Set on a cliff with beaches either side, the Albatroz commands a place of honour in Portugal’s foremost playground, Cascais. The former fishing village has been around since the 12th Century. A succession of Kings, Lords and Marquises took possession of the village over centuries until today, where it is ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Cavo Tagoo
'12jul31
Cavo Tagoo  
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‘You do not find yourself. You create yourself’ is the optimistic philosophy of this hotel. Owner and award winning architect, Paris Laikos wanted to create a blank canvass for his guests. So they would have the freedom to create their own experience. When he started the hotel, his canvass was ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Mikonos  Greece  East Europe
Farol Design Hotel
'12jul27
Farol  
Design Hotel
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The tourist industry in Cascais has had a great time recently. This gorgeous medieval village boasts a fine location that has long been used as a getaway for the rich and famous. The top real estate here is the old aristocratic mansions that lie on rocky outcrops, high above the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Emirates Palace
'12may16
Emirates  
Palace
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Burj-al Arab Hotel was the first hotel to call itself ‘7 Star’. The Emirates Place is the second. I hear they are building an ‘8 Star’ hotel soon. It would take me a whole book to describe this place in detail - there’s so much to do. There is a ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Palace
Aman Sveti Stefan
'12may15
Aman  
Sveti Stefan
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Sveti Stefan is a fortified village built on an island connected to the Montenegro mainland by a thin causeway. It was originally a Muslim settlement built in the 15th century. When it became Christian, the 12 families living there fortified the village to protect it from the expansionist Ottoman Empire. ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Casa Kimball
'12may4
Casa Kimball  
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Situated on a 48ft cliff jutting out into the Caribbean Sea, Casa Kimball is situated in 3 acres of lush property perfectly placed to catch the cooling Atlantic breezes while drenching itself in welcoming tropical sunshine. It is a single villa that can hold up to 18 guests and allows ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Verana Hotel - Retreat in the lush jungles of Mexico
'12apr3
Verana Hotel  
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The Verana Spa is carved into lush jungle overlooking a beach that sits like a blessing next to the lazy ocean. Designed by Hollywood set designers, your sense of adventure is tingled from the moment the jungle parts to reveal the ‘primitive chic’ spa (you may want to play the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Remote
Location: Yelapa  Mexico  North America