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
'13jul24
Antik Zeytin  
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This hotel loves nature. They like to make olive oil from their own trees - in fact; you can get involved and learn the ancient art of extracting the rejuvenating and delicious oil yourself. Then you can bake your own bread using the special herbs that grow nearby and learn …
Accommodation types: Art   Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Bodrum  Turkey  Middle East
'13may15
The Dune  
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The Dune is a holiday village spread over 35 acres near the Bay of Bengal. Your accommodation can be found in one of the bungalows and villas located between lush trees along 700 meters of private beach. Each structure has been designed to minimize environmental impact by using renewable energy …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Spa
'13may9
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Endemico
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Hotel Endemico is a rustic retreat in Mexico’s wine country situated on a slope overlooking the Valle de Guadalupe. “Endemico” is a Spanish word meaning “part of the environment” and so each eco-pod is designed to show off the rural landscape. The local area is village-quaint, left alone by commercialism, …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
'13mar25
Old Mac Daddy  
Trailer Suites
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The Airstream Trailer is a classic design. Its sleek appearance and silver color made it very popular in its 1950s heyday and among modern collectors. This hotel has sourced a bunch of them from America and relocated them to South Africa where they commissioned artists to create individual rooms and …
Accommodation types: Trailer
'13mar7
The Olive  
Exclusive
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Set on the outskirts of the Namibian capital city of Windhoek, the Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel combines modern luxury with African highlights for your stay in this city over 1500 meters above sea level. The hotel is built on the site of an old farmhouse and overlooks a hillside of …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Windhoek  Namibia  Africa
'13mar4
Arrebol  
Patagonia Hotel
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This hotel blends seamlessly with the forests and lakes of Puerto Varas which is one of South America’s most treasured landscapes. Local wood was used to construct the wooden fences that protect the outer walls. The interior walls are constructed from wooden bricks and other paneling was done by local …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
'13feb8
Xinalani  
Retreat
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It is in the union of body, mind, and breath that you will find true balance As an Englishman looking out on the continuous grey rain of his country, the thought of a yoga retreat in sunny Mexico with spare hours spent on the beach next to the humming jungle …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature   Remote
'13jan8
EcoCamp  
Patagonia
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Domes are all the rage in eco-tourism these days. Where old-style hotels needed deep foundations, roads, pipes, and cables to be laid down – eco domes are made from special vinyl that is warm, durable, and light. They are built using the “leave no trace” philosophy and the hotel’s designers …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Mountain   Nature   Tent
'12nov22
Eco Lodge  
Mancora
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Northern Peru - the sun sets like an Orange half disappearing behind the blue punch of the ocean. It’s a popular beach but you have privacy because you are staying in the Eco Lodge Mancora. This small but perfectly formed hotel is part of the eco-lodge movement. Therefore it is …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
Location: Mancora  Peru  South America
'12oct19
Seekoo  
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‘Seekoo’ is Inuit for ‘mass of ice’. It is also Boudreaux’s only 4-star design hotel and the first hotel in the world to be made entirely from the architectural equivalent of George’s Marvelous Medicine, Corian. Corian is a material somewhere between plastic and metal that can be shaped easily without …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Bordeaux  France  West Europe
'12oct16
Vigilius  
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In the grand Dolomites – a mountain range located in the North Italian Alps – there is an award-winning design hotel. Built by architect, Matteo Thun, his idea was to create a luxury eco-hotel that draws inspiration from nature and also blends with its natural surroundings so local woods and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
'12oct2
Desert Cave  
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Coober Pedy is a small mining town in the Australian Outback. Because of the extreme temperatures (40ºC in summer), many inhabitants live in underground houses called ‘dugouts’. In fact, the name, ‘Coober Pedy’ comes from the Aboriginal name for the town, ‘kupa-piti’ which means 'white man's hole'. The area has …
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Underground
'12jul3
Shakti  
360 Leti
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8000 feet in the Himalayas, the Shakti hotel offers authentic experiences of lands unknown on the usual tourist trail. Set on a ridge with stunning views of the Himalayas. Footpaths and villages are draped like a necklace across the foothills and wilderness that stretches out as far as your view …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Kapkot  India  South Asia
'12jun28
IceHotel  
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Like the Fortress of Solitude in Superman minus the crystal-powered computer, the ICEHotel is built every winter in Swedish Lapland. It melts every summer and rises again the following year. An open to call to artists, architects and designers is always open and the hotel pushes creativity forward with a …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Ice
'12jun13
Conscious Hotel  
Vondelpark
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A veteran hotelier’s wife gives birth to a child on a starry night. And when the proud father looks past the waving arms and feet into that child’s eyes, he was forever changed. This is roughly what happened to make the Dutch duo, Marco and Sam open a hotel aiming …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
'12may10
STF  
Kolarbyn
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If you are going to stay at the STF Eco Lodge, I suggest you wrap up warm and practice swinging an axe because you will be chopping your own firewood – that’s one way of keeping warm and getting your daily work-out done. Sorted. And you will be rewarded with …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature