Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Africa Hotels
Salut Maroc!  
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Salut Maroc sits in Essouira's historic Medina at the landmark fortress walls. There is a small path leading to its entrance squeezed between the brick walls of the historic ramparts and the hotel's building. You can't miss its main door, as the former merchant's house's facade is adorned with beautiful …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Essaouira  Morocco  Africa
Sonop  
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Experience total isolation in the opulent comfort of richly decorated tents constructed on top of boulders. Zannier Hotels Sonop lies at the edge of the NamibRand Nature Reserve in the Namibian desert. The travel time from Windhoek's international airport demonstrates just how remote this location is. By a private jet, …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Remote
Location: Karas Region  Namibia  Africa
San Camp  
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Botswana's Makgadikgadi Pans are a serious rival to the famous Bolivian salt flats offering the largest soda lake in the world and none of the crowds that descend on Bolivia. It's one of the most secluded locations in the world, which boasts an abundance of wildlife: zebras, wildebeest, gemsbok, lions, …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote   Tent
The Malori  
At Tswalu
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Malori means "dreamer" in Tswana, and there couldn't be a more appropriate name for this luxurious accommodation. The beautiful sleep-out deck in the middle of the Kalahari desert is so delightful it will make for the sweetest dreams. The deck is covered with thatch and open on all sides, letting …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Malakai  
Eco Lodge
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From the moment you arrive and are greeted by freshly squeezed juice in a jungle setting, you know you have found somewhere special. This is a place where you can relax the days away in beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Watching the monkeys play amongst the palms from the comfort of the …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Kitende  Uganda  Africa
Fundu  
Lagoon
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With just 18 safari-style bungalows, this luxury boutique hotel is located in the southwest of Africa’s Pemba Island and can only be reached by boat from Zanzibar. Recently voted the Best Marine Safari Property in Africa, this lagoon is a diver’s dream! Rooms range from the standard hillside and beachfront …
Accommodation types: Island   Nature
Location: Pemba  Tanzania  Africa
Apoka  
Safari Lodge
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The Ugandan Kidepo Valley National Park in the Northernmost part of the country is an unspoiled rugged savannah. The park is dominated by the presence of the 2,750 meters (9,020 ft) tall Mount Morungole. The Brits established Uganda's most remote game reserve in 1958 on 1,442 km2 (557 sq mi) …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Apoka  Uganda  Africa
2inn1 Kensington  
Boutique Hotel
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Ideally situated in the chic neighborhood of Oranjezicht, 2Inn1 Kensington provides extravagant accommodation that allows you to escape the downtown hustle and bustle of Cape Town yet still have easy access to the city center. In addition to the quiet atmosphere, the prestigious location also allows you to enjoy spectacular …
Accommodation types: Design
Akademie Street  
Boutique Hotel
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Franschhoek is one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa, nicknamed the French Corner. Its settlers named their farms after the areas in France they came from. Soon this part of the world became known for its excellent wineries. This is where Akademie Street Boutique Hotel is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Wine
Tsala Treetop  
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A short drive from Africa's southernmost tip, Tsala Treetop Lodge is a charming getaway along the Garden Route. This 300-kilometer (190 miles) long stretch of scenic route is a must if you plan a road trip in South Africa. The name comes from the beautifully diverse vegetation and the estuaries …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Shipwreck  
Lodge
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Wake up to the sight of endless sand dunes surrounding you. Then slowly realize the wooden structures next to you are actual shipwrecks. Notice the signs indicating that you are in a place called Skeleton Coast National Park. Burning sun, dunes, shipwrecks, and skeletons? Surely this must be a nightmare. …
Accommodation types: Boat   Desert   Nature   Remote
Location: Möwebaai  Namibia  Africa
Lemala Wildwaters  
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This spectacular lodge is situated next to the powerful streams of the River Nile in Uganda. It's a unique private property within six hectares of Kalagala Island. Your adventure will start from Jinja, where you will take a boat ride to reach Lemala Wildwaters Lodge. That's the only way to …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Remote
Location: Kangulumira  Uganda  Africa
Clouds Mountain  
Gorilla Lodge
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Uganda's highest lodge is catchily named after its unique location. It's set on a forested ridge close to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, nearly 7000 feet (2,100 meters) above sea level. The cottages are built from volcanic stones, and the interiors are decorated to give a sense of comfort. Plushy armchairs, …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature
Location: Bwindi  Uganda  Africa
Desert Whisper  
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This intimate desert getaway was designed for those that want more privacy than you can find in a boutique lodge. Desert Whisper is a remote capsule made for two. The rounded metal frame encompassing the inner wooden construction seamlessly blends in with the natural environment. Your living space is fully …
Accommodation types: Desert   Remote
Location: Solitaire  Namibia  Africa
Segera  
Retreat
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Segera Retreat is an oasis of safari luxury, set in the heart of Laikipia, Kenya. The six villas, creatively made of timber and thatch, are built on elevated platforms set above a profusion of lush greenery. The dramatic wall of cactus that encircles the property attracts sunbirds and other beautiful …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Laikipia  Kenya  Africa
Kruger  
Shalati
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This is the way to honor an abandoned but not forgotten historical structure properly. The heritage site is located in the Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves. Nearly 100 years ago, trains had been passing through here and stopped overnight at the Selati Bridge. Now, a sizeable …
Accommodation types: Nature   Train
Location: Skukuza  South Africa  Africa
La Crique  
Nature & Spa
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The coastal town of Dakhla is located on a narrow peninsula on the disputed land of Western Sahara. This easy-going city can be reached now from Moroccan cities as well as the Canary Islands. It has recently become the hotspot for watersports thanks to its unique windy weather on the …
Accommodation types: Beach
Location: Dakhla  Morocco  Africa
Roça Sundy  
Príncipe Island
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The unknown small island nation off the Atlantic coast of Central Africa is called São Tomé and Príncipe. The extraordinary islands are veritable tropical paradises, that were uninhabited before colonization by the Portuguese in the late 15th century. A sparse population of just 210 thousand people and very few tourists …
Accommodation types: Nature
Singita Kwitonda  
Lodge
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Singita Kwitonda Lodge is set in a unique location right at the edge of the natural habitat of the mountain gorilla. It's one of the only four territories of the gorilla species in the world. The Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is covered by 160 km2 of rainforest and has …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Emerson  
on Hurumzi
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When coming to Stone Town, a UNESCO site famous for virtually intact architectural heritage, it only makes sense to fully immerse yourself in the experience by staying in one of those historic buildings. Emerson on Hurumzi, housed in a property with a rich history, is the perfect candidate for the …
Accommodation types: Traditional
Location: Zanzibar  Tanzania  Africa