Nature lovers' green getaway accommodations. The collection of these hotels, resorts, and guesthouses are deep inside natural territories surrounded by wilderness and wildlife. Nature hotels are for those that want to leave urban life and experience the natural world from a comfortable place.
Nature Hotels
Mohonk  
Mountain House
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Just 80 miles North of New York City, you can find the charming town of New Paltz. A small path leads from here to a secluded getaway called the Mohonk Mountain House. The 150-year-old building sits right by Mohonk Lake, neighboring the Mohonk Preserve, with over 8,000 acres of cliffs, …
Accommodation types: Nature   Palace
Location: New Paltz  USA  North America
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
Wa Ale  
Resort
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Off the beaten path, Wa Ale Resort is hidden in the southern tip of Myanmar on an archipelago of the Andaman Sea. The remote location is part of the Lampi Marine National Park, and it's only accessible by a 1 hour, 40 minutes long speed boat ride. However, first, you …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Nature
Gearrannan  
Blackhouse Village
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You don’t need to travel far to feel like you’ve stepped back in time in Scotland. The rugged landscape stretches as far as the eye can see, and life in local villages goes at a different pace. But if you want to fully immerse yourself in the spirit of the …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Amangani  
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Amangani resort is perched on a secluded hilltop at the edge of the Grand Teton National Park. This peaceful home – which is the translation of Amangani – offers magical views of the Snake River Valley and the highest mountain in the national park, the Grand Teton. This panorama is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Jackson  USA  North America
Northern Light  
Inn
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The Northern Light Inn is not just a romantic name. You have a pretty good chance of spotting the Aurora dance right from this Icelandic hotel from August to April. They even have a designated viewing platform for this purpose, aptly called a Galaxy Balcony, where you can enjoy an …
Accommodation types: Nature
Summertime  
Goa
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Summertime villa perches on a hilltop just outside Calangute overlooking paddy fields and a lush tropical garden. It is a rare luxury villa that enjoys two acres of private gardens, shared with birds, butterflies, and tranquility. It is a unique setting even in Goa. The large infinity pool overlooks the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Villa
Location: Goa  India  South Asia
Arctic Guesthouse  
& Igloos
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Located in the Finnish Lapland, Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos is a unique place where people can stay in one of the ten mobile igloos. The clever invention of glass igloos allowed experiencing natural phenomenons such as the aurora borealis through large panoramic glass panels. However, AuroraHut goes a step further. …
Accommodation types: Floating   Igloo   Nature
Location: Ranua  Finland  East Europe
Belmond Eagle  
Island Lodge
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Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is over one hundred years old, and even though the rooms and amenities are modern, the serene surroundings seem timeless. Set on a private island on the Okavango Delta, Botswana, this eco-lodge is right at the heart of a pristine African wilderness. The tented rooms are …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Xaxaba  Botswana  Africa
Arctic Bath  
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On the outskirts of the small Swedish town of Harads, you'll find a minimalist escape on land and water. Accommodation here is in hand-crafted wooden cabins sporadically spread around the highlight of Arctic Bath, the spa building that looks like a crown made out of wooden sticks. The Scandinavian interiors …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Harads  Sweden  West Europe
Casa  
Chameleon
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Located on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, Mal Pais is an adults-only resort with beautiful views of the Pacific. Mal Pais offers guests the ultimate luxury; accommodations include villas and villa suites – both types include private plunge pools and comfortable furnishings. The two suites, Villa Estrella and Villa Ultra, also …
Accommodation types: Beach   Jungle   Nature
St. George's  
Caye Resort
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If you’re looking for a private island experience and adventures like city tours and snorkeling, St. George’s Caye Resort may be the perfect spot for your next getaway. Located on a remote island in Belize, Central America, this resort is home to just 16 thatched cabanas, strictly for adults-only. The …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
98 Acres  
Resort & Spa
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Set in Sri Lanka’s beautiful hill country, this boutique resort is elegant and chic. Built on a 98-acre tea estate, this uniquely designed resort blends well with nature and is home to charming chalets made mostly of recyclable substances. Discarded railway sleepers make up the decks and walls of the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
Location: Ella  Sri Lanka  South Asia
Nandini Jungle  
Resort & Spa
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An architectural resemblance of a traditional Balinese village tucked away in the rainforest in the proximity of the Payangan village in Ubud, Bali. Just after you thought you had seen the most eye-watering hotels in Bali, Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa sets your expectations on a higher level. The sheer …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Payangan  Indonesia  Oceania
Buubble  
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Dubbed the “5 Million Star Hotel”, it’s easy to see why the Aurora Bubble is worth a visit. Guests can experience the beauty of nature, all from inside the comfort of a literal see-through bubble. Whether you choose to sleep under five million stars in the winter or summer, all …
Accommodation types: Nature
Villa  
Atas Awan
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Located in the central highlands of Bali, Villa Atas Awan (translation: villa above the clouds) is the perfect spot for travelers to find absolute solace and plenty of time to relax and rejuvenate. Tranquil and charming, this seven-bedroom property is separated into two villas, featuring private pools and beautiful views …
Accommodation types: Nature   Villa
Location: Payangan  Indonesia  Oceania
Mama Thresl  
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Soak yourself in the unparalleled beauty of the Skicircus Saalbach - Leogang - Fieberbrunn in the town of Leogang. This is where mama thresl, the hotel that invites sporty urban souls, is located. The chic building is designed and constructed from locally available natural materials. Native pine wood with a …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Spa
Location: Leogang  Austria  West Europe
Su Gologone  
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Hotel Su Gologone is located in the Barbagia region of Sardinia, an area that is both rugged and refined. Engulfed by the local flora, the red geraniums and prickly pears are the perfect backdrops against which the hotel contrasts its theme of culture, art, and tradition. The hotel embodies the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Villa
Location: Oliena  Italy  West Europe
Inkaterra Reserva  
Amazonica
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Nestled deep inside the remote territories of the Amazon rainforest, this spectacular eco-lodge is a fascinating escape from daily life. So deep, in fact, that the only way in is by a 45-minute boat ride. Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Lodge overlooks the Madre de Dios River and the lush forests of …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Jungle   Nature   Remote