There are nearly 200,000 islands in the world, many of which are just big enough to hold a few hotels. These natural wonders have a great deal of history as well as fascinating attractions like lighthouses, stone cottages, forests and jungles, and naturally plenty of waves and sun. The refreshing sea breeze alone will make you want to stay forever.
Island Hotels
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Staying in a North Island beach hut allows you to take part in a remarkable story of conservation. This island in Seychelles was once full of coconut trees, people, and animals working to supply the industrial coconut industry. But that collapsed in the 1970s and the island was deserted by …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Remote
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 …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Underwater
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Puntagrande
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It holds the world record for ‘smallest hotel in the world’, and when you arrive at Punta Grande, you will be forgiven for thinking you have arrived at the home of an insane fisherman with love for very exposed locations. Situated on a rocky outcrop on the island of El …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Island
Location: El Hierro  Spain  West Europe
Fabriken  
Furillen
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A former limestone quarry, this privately owned boutique hotel has been a labor of love for the family that owns it. The idea was to make the structure as simple as possible so as not to detract from the stunning surroundings of Gotland, Sweden’s largest island and home to Visby …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial   Island
Location: Larbro  Sweden  West Europe
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. …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury