One of the most fascinating categories you'll find here. Remote hotels can be found on all six continents. The more disconnected they are from civilization the more likely they will end up on this list. Some can only be accessed by boat, and others by small planes. These isolated hotels are so much off the beaten track, they are hard to locate on a map.
Remote Hotels
Tierra  
Patagonia
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Located in Chile, Tierra Patagonia is a uniquely designed hotel found where the South American pampa meets Lake Sarmiento. Each of the 40 rooms has stunning views of the snowcapped mountains in Torres del Paine National Park, an extremely popular hiking destination. Rooms are decorated in natural tones with hand-crafted …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Clayoquot Wilderness  
Resort
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Clayoquot repeatedly snatches top industry awards. Top 10 Canada Resorts, World’s Most Sustainable Hotel, Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List… the list goes on. And it’s hardly a surprise giving the owners commitment to every detail which manifests itself already at arrival with a welcome champagne and hors d’oeuvres. If you’re …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Tofino  Canada  North America
Manakau  
PurePod
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Do you hate people? Fair enough. People are loud and annoying. In fact, people are the opposite of what you need on your holiday. That’s basically the premise of Manakau PurePod. The PurePod is located in the Seaward Kaikōura Mountain Range, about 2.5 hours north of Christchurch, New Zealand. To …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Manshausen  
Island
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Owned by a polar explorer, writer, and photographer, Børge Ousland, Manshausen Island Resort has a taste of true adventure. Its tagline, “where sea and mountains meet”, captures well the remote and beautiful surroundings of the property. Manshausen is a 55-acre private island far above the Arctic Circle in Norway and …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Nordskot  Norway  West Europe
No Man’s  
Fort
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No Man’s Fort is a place for someone who wants to get away from it all... and have it all. Impossible? Well, this private island resort outside Portsmouth is one of Britain’s most secluded hotels, but it might also be one of its most entertaining with five bars, a cabaret …
Accommodation types: Fort   Industrial   Island   Remote
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
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
&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
Nihi Sumba  
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Rated the number one hotel in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2016, Nihiwatu is a resort made up of private, traditionally-thatched villas spread along the island of Sumba, just an hour’s flight from Bali. Travelers can choose to stay in a range of different rooms from family-sized …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Wanukaka  Indonesia  Oceania
Native Village  
Inn Philippines
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This unique mountain lodge overlooking Banaue’s World Heritage Rice Terraces is a super cool spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Native Village website is quick to point out that this is NOT a five-star resort. “We are a simple resort with fantastic views, …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Fogo Island  
Inn
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Located off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, Canada, Fogo Island is a remote yet accessible little spot (think: just over 2,000 people living in 10 distinct communities). Situated in the Labrador Current along "Iceberg Alley," the Island Inn sits by the rugged shores of the wild North Atlantic Ocean. This …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Pikaia Lodge  
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Hidden on top of an extinct volcano crater on the Galapagos Islands, the Pikaia Lodge is an incredible getaway for those looking for an environmentally-conscious retreat. The Lodge is carbon neutral and powered by alternative energy sources that don’t pollute or emit greenhouse gases. With just 29 rooms, folks at …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Luxury   Nature   Remote
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
Svinoy  
Lighthouse
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Svinøy is an island off the coast of Norway. Its name translates as ‘Swine Island’ because farmers used it as grazing ground for pigs during the summer months. Norwegian authorities wanted to build a lighthouse there from 1850 but found it difficult to transport materials and build on the island. …
Accommodation types: Island   Lighthouse   Remote
Location: Herøy  Norway  West Europe
Jeeva  
Beloam
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The Jeeva Beloam Beach Camp, set on the picturesque island of East Lombok, is everything you would imagine a tropical beach destination to be. The private bungalows offer uninterrupted sea views that feel like you have left reality and stepped into a postcard. The eleven bungalows, or Beruga Pantai, were …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature   Remote
Amankora Resort  
Bhutan
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Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and the Dzongkha word for “circular pilgrimage,” the Amankora lodges scattered through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan embody the base meanings of both words. This series of five lodges are nestled in Bhutan's Kingdom, situated between Tibet and India, making it one …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Paro  Bhutan  South Asia
Pumphouse  
Point
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The Pumphouse Point is a charming boutique hotel set amid the majestic alpine backdrop of Australia’s deepest lake. The spectacular features of the landscape around Lake St. Claire were created as a massive glacier moved across the landscape, all of which are visible from the unique perspective of this heritage …
Accommodation types: Industrial   Nature   Remote
Sandibe Okavango  
Safari Lodge
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The “andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge” is located on a private concession of the Okavango Delta. It is a magnificent property that offers 12 private suites with plunge pools, fireplaces, and private outdoor showers. The elevated suites are also kept cool by the babbling brook that traverses Sandibe. The hotel …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Mashpi  
Jungle Lodge
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The Mashpi Lodge is an ultra-contemporary, sophisticated eco-lodge that offers you a full immersion experience into the cloud forest of Ecuador’s Mashpi Natural Reserve. The sleek design and minimalist décor blend into the natural splendor just beyond your door. Each room offers a north-facing view with floor-to-ceiling windows creating a …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Remote
Kagga Kamma  
Nature Reserve
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At Kagga Kamma, a nature reserve can also be a luxury retreat. This accommodation, set in the Cederberg Mountains, offers a peaceful location far away from the city. Instead of lights and ads, you will be admiring rock formations, valleys, exotic plants, and rare wildlife sightings. One of the most …
Accommodation types: Cave   Luxury   Nature   Remote