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
Royal Mansour  
Marrakech
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Located in the North African country of Morocco, the Royal Mansour Marrakech is a 5-star luxury accommodation that is more palace than a hotel. The King of Morocco, King Mohammed VI, actually commissioned the building of this hotel himself! In fact, the king has used the Royal Mansour as an …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
&Beyond Mnemba  
Island
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To infinity and beyond! Okay, so maybe you’re not Buzz Lightyear... but you’ll surely be buzzing about this beautiful Mnemba Island resort located just off the northeast coast of Zanzibar! Each of the 12 open-sided, thatched wooden suites comes complete with its own private shaded veranda. The decor is simple …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Remote
Bulungula  
Lodge
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The Bulungula Lodge (pronounced boo-lun-GOO-lah) is part backpacker’s roadtrip, part cultural immersion, and part package holiday. It was set up in 2005 as an experiment to see if eco-tourism could help the local economy, and it has been a resounding success. Getting there is part of the by train, bus, …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Nqileni  South Africa  Africa
12 Decades  
Art Hotel
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The 12 Decades Hotel is a truly distinctive lodging that transports you through Johannesburg’s vibrant and sometimes turbulent history. Situated in the up-and-coming Maboneng Precinct, this innovative hotel reflects the colorful personality that attracts many people to this newly developed hub. Each of the 16 rooms has a unique theme …
Accommodation types: Design
Banana House  
Wellness
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Lamu Banana House and Wellness Center is the ideal destination for travelers seeking to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of their surroundings and experience a variety of holistic wellness activities in a completely relaxed atmosphere. Situated in Shela on Lamu Island, this five-star boutique hotel feels as if it …
Accommodation types: Beach
Location: Lamu  Kenya  Africa
Safari Lodge  
Adama
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Located approximately 100 kilometers from the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, the Safari Lodge Adama Nazareth has set itself apart as a luxury oasis. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, this resort hotel offers a peaceful and relaxing environment for both business and leisure travelers. …
Accommodation types: Tower
Location: Adama  Ethiopia  Africa
Sanctuary Gorilla  
Forest Camp
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Head to Africa, and you’ll find the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp deep inside the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will be surrounded by a unique landscape, including waterfalls, lakes, volcanoes, and incredible mountain ranges. The sanctuary is frequently visited by gorilla families and provides a unique …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Rubuguli  Uganda  Africa
Michelangelo  
Towers
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A South African icon towering 470 feet above the Sandton skyline, the Michelangelo Towers offers panoramic views of the Magaliesberg, the Johannesburg Central Business District (CBD), and the Sandton cityscape. The Michelangelo Towers are located in the heart of the Richest Square Mile in South Africa. Guests will find a …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Rutundu  
Log Cabins
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Rough-Luxe is an aesthetic, an artistic style that involves leaving a purposely unfinished look to an interior. Dark woods and clean unobstructed lines are used to leave a few highlights of the design. Here, on the shores of Lake Rutundu in Kenya, the highlights are undoubtedly the gorgeous views from …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Meru  Kenya  Africa
Mount Noah  
Lodge
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South Africa is home to the world’s first-ever dry-dock marina, where guests can stay on any one of five yachts or boats (with one more in the making!) without the pulse of water rushing underneath. Whether you’re prone to seasickness or just longing to channel your inner-pirate personality sans water, …
Accommodation types: Boat
Sarova Salt Lick  
Game Lodge
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Built on stilts around prime grazing ground, the Salt Lick Lodge is one tasty proposition. Located in over 9000 square miles of protected terrain covering Western Kenya, the Lodge offers you the chance to view a menagerie of wildlife within a living ecosystem. The lodge has many terraces where you …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Wundanyi  Kenya  Africa
Singita Boulders  
Lodge
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Safari meets luxury at the remote Singita Boulders Lodge, deep inside in the Singita Private game reserve. After you landed at the private Singita airstrip, the staff will take you in 10 minutes to the main lodge. The resort is set right next to the Sand River within the Sabi …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Leobo  
Private Reserve
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Leobo is an award-winning private property that has just recently opened up for travelers. It is owned by an English family; hence it's a one-time opportunity to enjoy their exceptional creation as an exclusive rental. Leobo Private Reserve is set in the Waterberg Game Park, surrounded by a 12000-acre private …
Accommodation types: Astronomy   Luxury   Nature
Singita Sweni  
Lodge
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Tucked away in the trees of the Kruger National Park, Singita Sweni Lodge is a private oasis at the edge of the Sweni River. The property lies on a 33,000-acre private land within the national park surrounded by unique flora and fauna in four different eco-zones. The lodge is beautifully …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Sidi Driss  
Hotel
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A visit to Matmata, Tunisia, will take you through both movie history and a cultural introduction to the nomadic people who settled the area. Located about 40 kilometers from the oasis of Gabes, Sidi Driss is set in a rugged, arid environment that was deemed the perfect location for the …
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Movie
Location: Matmatat  Tunisia  Africa
Marataba  
Safari Lodge
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Visitors worldwide have trekked to Africa for centuries to experience a genuine safari trip and observe the continent's amazing wildlife in its natural habitat. The Marakele National Park is among the most popular due to its incredible scenery, diverse wildlife, proximity to Johannesburg, and because it is malaria-free. While the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Tent
Phinda  
Homestead
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Nestled in the heart of Kwazulu-Natal, the accommodations of &Beyond Phinda Vlei Lodge offer guests the extraordinary ability to experience the savanna and bush of South Africa from a unique perspective. The understated class and privacy allow you to reconnect with nature and your loved ones and encounter the uninhibited …
Accommodation types: Animal   Luxury   Nature
Tongabezi  
Lodge
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The Tongabezi Lodge is a premier romantic destination situated upstream of one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders, Victoria Falls. This privately owned resort prides itself on warm hospitality and your choice of exclusive cottages from where you can immerse yourself in the wonder of your surroundings. In addition …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Simonga  Zambia  Africa
The Ark  
Kenya
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First opened in 1969, the Ark Kenya offers guests a truly rare experience to observe wildlife since it is situated inside the Aberdare National Park. What distinguishes this gaming lodge from the competition is the conceptual reversal of safari tours and game drives. The hotel overlooks the Yasabara waterhole with …
Accommodation types: Animal   Nature
Location: Nyeri  Kenya  Africa
Kulala  
Desert Lodge
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The Kulala Desert Lodge is surrounded by the iconic red sand dunes of the Sossusvlei in the heart of the Namib Desert. Situated on the private 37,000 hectares Kulala Wilderness Reserve, guests can enjoy unmatched desert luxury as they take in the spectacular views of the Namib-Naukluft dune sea, mountain …
Accommodation types: Desert
Location: Sossusvlei  Namibia  Africa