Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Eco-Friendly Hotels
'21dec3
District Hive  
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The ever-changing hotel scene innovates at an unprecedented pace. Its latest novelty is the autonomous podtel. District Hive is a state-of-the-art luxurious capsule that's the first of the many Podtel Colony hotels to be built worldwide. The module was developed by the Spanish firm Districthive, and its bold aim is …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Remote
Location: Gorafe  Spain  West Europe
'21aug26
Slow Cabins  
Lierde
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Slow Cabins plays with the fascinating concept of finding secret remote locations with no other buildings nearby, in the pristine nature to place their eco-cabins. It's aimed at the busy city dwellers to de-stress in a beautiful environment and positively impact their mental and physical health. So where are the …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Remote
'20dec3
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
'19may21
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
'19apr23
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
'19feb11
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
'18nov7
Greenhost  
Boutique Hotel
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Set in the heart of Yogyakarta, the Greenhost Boutique Hotel offers travelers a refreshing change from the traditional business hotel. Designed around the themes of innovation and sustainability, this hotel inspires every guest to live more cleanly and minimize their ecological impact as part of a cooperative effort. These ideals …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
'18jun5
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
'18apr12
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
'18jan31
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
'17nov22
Fontevraud  
L'Hôtel
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Located in Anjou, France, the Fontevraud L'Hotel is fit for royalty. In fact, it’s set in the heart of the Royal Abbey and holds many, many years of history. France’s Loire Valley is actually a UNESCO world heritage site. For architecture buffs, staying at the Fontevraud is a dream come …
Accommodation types: Church   Design   Heritage
'17nov2
Skylodge Adventure  
Suites
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Have you ever imagined what it’s like to be a bird, sitting high above the rest in a cozy nest, overlooking the vast beauty of nature’s surroundings? If so, you’re in for a treat! The Skylodge Adventure Suites in Cusco, Peru offer an incredible travel experience unlike any other. Accessible …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Mountain   Nature
Location: Cusco  Peru  South America
'17sep5
Rio Perdido  
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Located in Fortuna, Costa Rica, at the foot of the Miravalles Volcano, this ecolodge is unlike any other. The truly unique thing about staying at Rio Perdido is that the surrounding environment is, for the most part, untouched. From forests and canyons to natural hot springs, travelers will enjoy a …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Jungle   Nature
'17jul10
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
'17jun20
Silky Oaks  
Lodge
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The Silky Oaks Lodge presents guests with the unique opportunity to explore the lush tropical forests of North Queensland while enjoying all the benefits of a posh resort. In addition to the elegance and modern comforts, the lodge also proudly maintains its status as an “Eco-Certified Advanced Ecotourism” hotel. Perfectly …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Jungle   Nature
Location: Mossman  Australia  Oceania
'17jun13
Bangkok  
Tree House
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When searching for a hotel in Bangkok, travelers are quickly overwhelmed by over 800 options spanning budget accommodations to exclusive resorts. However, the Bangkok Tree House is truly in a class all its own as a masterpiece of eco-friendly sustainability. Far removed from the congestion and bustle of the downtown …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Treehouse
'17jun8
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
'16jul29
Hideout  
Bali
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Constructed in 2015, The Hideout is not a fancy hotel but an adventure seeker’s getaway hidden in a Balinese forest. Guests seeking solitude are sure to find it here, along with a fully equipped kitchen and a scooter that is free to use. Surrounding wildlife is abundant; travelers should be …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Treehouse
Location: Selat  Indonesia  Oceania
'16jun7
Amazon Jungle  
Palace
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The Amazon Jungle Palace is the first floating eco-friendly, luxury hotel to offer beautiful views and an unforgettable experience. Nestled in the Amazon rain forest on Rio Negro, the hotel is only 8 kilometers from Manaus and offers daily transfer to the international airport. The natural construction elements harness the …
Accommodation types: Floating   Jungle   Nature
'16mar11
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