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
Earthship  
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Earthship is not a hotel but, rather, a new sustainable way of life. Created by Earthship Biotecture, these eco-lodgings are unlike any other. While Earthships can be found in all 50 states and more than 20 countries, there is only one site in which you can book a stay. Located …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Taos  USA  North America
Hostal  
Las Olas
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Heading to Copacabana? If you want to take a break from run-of-the-mill hotels, check out the quirky little place called Hostal Las Olas Guesthouse. It’s a complex of ten private villas, all of which come in different shapes and with unique interiors (my personal favorite is the seashell). Las Olas …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Fairytale   Nature
Glendoria  
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Do you want to get away from everything and everyone? Then, you have a pretty good chance at Glendoria Hotel, hidden away in the forests and meadows of the Masurian Lake District in Poland. Glendoria offers a combination of conventional hotel rooms housed in a 1930s building and glamping in …
Accommodation types: Farm Stay   Nature   Spa   Tent
Location: Ględy  Poland  East Europe
The Torridon  
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The Torridon Hotel is set on 58 acres of private parkland in one of the most scenic parts of the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of Loch Torridon, the property overlooks the iconic Scottish Highlands landscape: snow-capped mountains, glittering lochs, and miles upon miles of fields and forests. This …
Accommodation types: Castle   Nature
The Woodman's  
Treehouse
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Did you dream of living in a treehouse as a child? Well, the Woodman's Treehouse in Dorset, UK, is exactly like that except a lot fancier and designer-looking than your scraped-knee eight-year-old self had imagined. Set in the canopy of an old oak, Woodman's Treehouse is playful and luxurious at …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Nellim Wilderness  
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When you think of a safari, your mind probably doesn’t immediately jump to Finland. Well, it’s got all it takes: unspoiled wilderness, scenic views, and wonderful wildlife. Only the form of transport perhaps isn’t what you’re imagining. So instead of a safari jeep, you’ll be traveling around on a snowmobile …
Accommodation types: Igloo   Nature
Location: Nellim  Finland  East Europe
Wild Coast  
Tented Lodge
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Simply put, Wild Coast Tented Lodge is paradise. Perfectly located on the Indian Ocean in the south of Sri Lanka, this luxury camp resort combines the romance of colonial camping with modern comfort and environmental awareness. Throw a daily-changing menu and sundowner cocktails to the mix, and you’ve got the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature
Amanemu  
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Located in a remote part of Japan's beautiful Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu is a hidden luxury retreat. The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls, and is surrounded by lush forests and golf courses. The architecture of Amanemu is a true celebration of minimalism. Inspired by the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Location: Shima-shi  Japan  East Asia
Limalimo  
Lodge
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Limalimo’s location is an indisputable 10/10. Perched on the edge of a cliff in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, it has it all: panoramic views, untouched nature, and a bit of a thrill. It’s also easily accessible by road and located just a few kilometers away from Debark, the main …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Debark  Ethiopia  Africa
Mumbo  
Island
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If you hate the tourist hotspots and want some peace and quiet on your holiday, there is one extreme solution. Yes, you guessed right: a desert island. Mumbo Island is a private island that was never populated prior to becoming an eco-camp, so it’s perfectly pristine. It welcomes only fourteen …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
Location: Mumbo Island  Malawi  Africa
Naries Namakwa  
Retreat
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Naries Namakwa is a retreat in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa, that really stands out for its beautiful, secluded location. For most of the year, the area is a semi-desert featuring mainly drought-resistant plants such as succulents and aloes. Between August and October, however, the unwelcoming landscape is completely …
Accommodation types: Nature
Wolwedans  
Dunes Lodge
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Wolwedans’ tagline is “simply out of this world” and it’s hard to disagree with that statement. The setting is surreally beautiful. Red sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see, and distant mountain ranges emerge through the mist on the horizon. This place is home to a whole …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Remote
Location: Wolwedans  Namibia  Africa
Okahirongo  
Elephant Lodge
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Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is located in the unspoiled wilderness of Purros Conservancy in Namibia. The entire complex seeks to highlight and celebrate the surroundings: the buildings seamlessly blend in with the landscape, and the interiors are as open as possible, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful views from anywhere in …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Purros  Namibia  Africa
Zambezi  
Queen
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Do you think that cruise holidays are outdated? Think again. A holiday on Zambezi Queen is not your usual river cruise. The luxurious 5-star houseboat was designed as an unconventional way of exploring the Chobe National Park. As the boat slowly drifts along the river, you will enjoy the front-row …
Accommodation types: Boat   Nature
Pelican Point  
Lodge
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Pelican Point Lodge is one of those hotels that isn’t just accommodation but a destination in itself. The lodge took its name from the Pelican Point, where it’s situated. It’s a remote peninsula off the coast of Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Walvis Bay on …
Accommodation types: Beach   Lighthouse   Nature   Remote
Location: Walvis Bay  Namibia  Africa
Les Collines  
De Niassam
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Imagine waking up in a little treehouse perched on top of a baobab tree with the sun gently soaking through the curtains. You look out the window and see nothing but the baby-blue water of the mangrove lagoon. Sounds magical? Well, in Les Collines de Niassam, an eco-lodge complex in …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Palmarin  Senegal  Africa
La Fortuna  
at Atitlán
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Formed by prehistoric volcanic activity, Lago de Atitlán or Lake Atitlán is one of the most magnificent tourist destinations in Highland, Guatemala. Situated about three hours west of Guatemala City, the aquamarine waters glisten beneath the impressive volcanoes and fertile hills that encompass it. A dozen towns are skirting the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Jungle   Nature
Maya Ubud  
Resort & Spa
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The Maya Ubud Resort is an idyllic tropical getaway located in the heart of Bali. Perched above the Petanu River valley and Peliantan rice fields, it offers sweeping views of the lush tropical gardens and surrounding landscape. The resort sprawls across 10 hectares with a variety of guestrooms, thatched villas, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
The Bubble Suite  
de Sologne
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Stargazers rejoice! The Insolites de Sologne, located in France, is known for its unique, clear “bubble” suites. The Pond’s Bubble is the second largest bubble in France and offers luxury accommodations for up to two guests. The suite is actually made up of two bubbles and is located on the …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Nature
Talist Siwa  
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Talist Siwa in Egypt is an ecological lifestyle experience. Talist means ‘Lake’ in the local Amazig language, and that’s exactly where this lodge is located – next to the Siwa Lake close to the Libyan border. It has a stunning view of the Jafar and Al Gary Mountains. This family-operated …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Traditional
Location: Siwa  Egypt  Middle East