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
'16jan26
Ecopod Boutique  
Retreat
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Certainly not a traditional hotel, the Ecopod Retreat offers guests a stay in one of two pods tucked away in a birch woodland setting in Scotland. Both light-filled domes are over 750 square feet and offer views of Castle Stalker (named from the Gaelic Stalcaire, which means hunter or falconer) …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Tent
'15nov26
Black Mountains  
Yurt
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Ever wondered if the Britain of Beatrix Potter still exists? If there still are parts of the island where people still live in harmony? Gentle countryside living is what you will get when you stay in the Black Mountain Yurt. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, your yurt …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Yurt
'15jun12
Hix Island  
House
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The Hix Island House is centrally located on the Island of Vieques, just southeast of the Puerto Rican mainland. Only a 20-minute flight from the capital of San Juan, this truly unique destination allows guests to return to nature in a beautifully designed hotel that incorporates natural elements of the …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly   Nature
'15may21
Design  
& Wine
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If you are looking for luxury, history, beaches, and amazing wine as well as easy access to entertainment, you need to book a stay at the Design & Wine Hotel in Caminha, Portugal. The hotel is a wonderful example of modern architecture blended with the classic 18th-century architecture of the …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
'15may4
Mustang Monument  
Resort
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The Mustang Monument Eco Resort, just south of Wells, Nevada, offers a unique safari and adventure experience for all its patrons. Mustang Monument covers about 2350 square kilometers and prides itself on being eco-friendly and sustainable. All the private rooms, luxury teepees, and cottages at the Mustang Monument are tastefully …
Accommodation types: Tent   Traditional
Location: Wells  USA  North America
'15apr22
River Kwai  
Jungle Rafts
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The world-renowned River Kwai Jungle Rafts resort has been providing guests a tranquil atmosphere amid the natural beauty of Thailand since 1976. Located on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, this “floatel” is nestled in the Erawan National Park. From here, you can easily explore many of the natural caves …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Floating   Nature
'15apr21
Finca Bellavista  
Treehouse Community
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Situated along the Rio Bellavista near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Finca Bellavista has emerged from the pristine rainforest as one of the first self-sustaining residential treehouse communities. Far removed from the outside world, this rustic retreat is nestled in the canopy of over 600 acres of rainforest. Although …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Treehouse
'15mar10
Sanctuary Baines  
Camp
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If you are ever in Botswana, Sanctuary Baines Camp is definitely high on the list of places you must stay at before you leave. It is a small camp with big appeal. The site only houses 5 luxury suites which helps you retain an element of privacy, and there is …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Maun  Botswana  Africa
'15feb26
El Faro  
Beach Hotel
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The El Faro Beach Hotel is just a short walk from the Pacific Ocean and right at the entrance of the National Park if you are in the mood for a hike in the dense nature. The hotel was built from blocks of sea containers. The construction time using these …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly
'15feb12
Nightfall  
Wilderness Camp
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How would you like to camp out? The very idea of the Nightfall Wilderness Camp sounds like paradise. It is a naturalist escape location, with crystal-clear rapids and ancient Lamington National Park rainforests. However, inside your tent, you can expect fire place, vintage tin-bath, rain head shower, and handbasin made …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Tent
Location: Lamington  Australia  Oceania
'15feb10
Tubohotel  
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This hotel does exactly what it says on the tin, I mean, tube. Ever wanted to sleep in a concrete tube? No? Well you wouldn’t be unusual in that respect but these aren’t just any concrete tubes, they are the latest in hotel design with glass fronting that open straight …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Eco-Friendly   Hostel
'15jan12
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
'15jan5
Areias  
Do Seixo
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The Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel is A Portugal-based hotel that serves as a great center point for the globe, welcoming international travelers and settling them into an eco-friendly accommodation that provides luxury and amazing scenery. This a location surrounded by pine trees, seacoast, and dunes, providing a peaceful destination …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
'14nov6
Sur Un Arbre  
Perche
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Get in touch with your inner monkey and stay in a treehouse! The Sur Un Arbre Perche lets you relive your childhood and spend the night in a treehouse, communing with nature, and enjoy the scenery of the Chateau des Enigmes Park. Your breakfast is literally pulled up to your …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Treehouse
Location: Pons  France  West Europe
'14oct27
WildSpring  
Guest Habitat
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The WildSpring resort is located on the south Oregon coast, a place of outstanding natural beauty. Stay in a luxurious cabin in a private residential forest of 100-ft trees. Each cabin is built like a small home, filled with art and antiques, with radiant-heated floors. Visit the giant redwoods south …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
'14oct16
Off-grid  
itHouse
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Before going off the grid, experience off-grid living. This house, recently noted by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all times in Southern California, is available for those who appreciate the architectural beauty and significant design in creating a smaller footprint in wilderness locations. It’s …
Accommodation types: Desert   Design   Nature
'14may21
Glamping  
Sandat
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“Glamping” is an unfortunate portmanteau combining the words “glamorous” and “camping” the idea being that you get all the joys of camping with none of its rigors. And boy, do you get just that and more at Sandat Glamping. There is a range of accommodations. Stay in a lumbung – …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Tent
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
'14apr11
Kumbuk River  
Resort
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Located in Buttala this eco-resort is the perfect base for exploring some of Sri Langka’s amazing forests and wildlife. Visit the nearby Yala Wildlife Reserve; home to elephants, peacocks, and other endangered species. The area has been populated for over 9000 years and was once home to a sophisticated ancient …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Treehouse
'14mar31
Muxima  
Montes Ferreiros
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Located in the idiosyncratic region of Aljezur this hotel was built out of a passion and love for Africa. Cork trees surround the property, and the name means “heart” in the Angolan dialect. There are a number of separate houses built in the traditional way but decorated inside with the …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
'14mar24
EPIC  
Miami
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This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to the sea or explore the Miami waterways. The rooms are …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America