Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Getaway Hotels
Hoshinoya  
Okinawa
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Hoshinoya is a Japanese luxury hotel collection with five properties in the country and one each in Taiwan and Bali. Their first resort in Okinawa Prefecture opened in 2020. The modern but undeniably Japanese complex of Hoshinoya Okinawa stretches on a scenic beach of the East China Sea. It's a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Yomitan  Japan  East Asia
Xoxo  
Hostel
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Anjuna, located in Northern Goa, is a small town with a long beach full of bars and restaurants, and it's home to some of the best nightclubs. The dense forest hides an unlikely cool party hostel at the edge of Anjuna. Xoxo utilized the famous A-frame wooden structures. This type …
Accommodation types: Hostel
Location: Anjuna  India  South Asia
Casona Sforza  
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The state-of-the-art architecture of Casona Sforza invites adults (only) to an elegantly minimalist getaway at a secluded beach of Southern Puerto Escondido. Alberto Kalach, architect and mastermind behind the design, created an inspirational set of buildings with millenary and bio construction techniques. The pretty and functional antiseismic arches can withstand …
Accommodation types: Beach   Villa
Magic Hills  
Bali
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The off-grid bamboo house lies in a part of Bali rich in biodiversity, where you can experience the beauty of flora and fauna. Naturally, that would include waking up to birds singing, but also the various cheeky insects - it's the jungle after all! Selat is located in the Eastern …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature
Location: Selat  Indonesia  Oceania
Cavas Wine  
Lodge
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The high-altitude vineyards of Mendoza are the beating heart of the country's wine-making industry. The famous region is responsible for two-thirds of Argentina's entire wine production. Casa Wine Lodge is set in this pretty part of the world, surrounded by natural and manmade beauty. The resort is nestled in a …
Accommodation types: Nature   Wine
Bali At Sayan  
Four Seasons Resort
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The tiny Balinese village, Sayan, sits on a ridge along the Ayung River, surrounded by lush jungles and rice paddies. Four Seasons Resort Bali retreat rises above the canopies in a dreamy environment. Unsurprisingly, it's the only hotel in Bali to make the 2020 Condé Nast Gold List. The 60 …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Sayan  Indonesia  Oceania
Calilo  
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Ios, famous for attracting the affluent youth of European countries and for its vibrant nightlife, has something new to show off. A retreat that's so hidden from all the commercial noise, it has its own helipad and boat port in case you would find the road leading there lengthy. However, …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature
Trekker  
Glamping
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Minca should be on your shortlist if you plan a trip across Colombia. It lies south of Santa Marta, perched 2133 ft (650m) high up in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It has a much cooler temperature than the coastal town below, making it a popular getaway for locals and …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Tent
Damani  
Lodges Resort
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Mountains and hiking? Surely we are not talking about the same country famous for its skyscraper-ridden skyline, giant shopping malls, and gorgeous beaches. Hatta lies close to the Omani borders, high up in the Al Hajar Mountains. If you want to escape from the bustling urban life of Dubai into …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature
Cabin  
On The Lake
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Cabin On The Lake by Gwalia Farm has gotten that countryside retreat vibe down to a T. This adorable cabin sits right on the edge of a small lake with the most dreamy view. But, of course, there isn’t much to do there – and that’s the whole point. You …
Accommodation types: Nature
The Malori  
At Tswalu
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Malori means "dreamer" in Tswana, and there couldn't be a more appropriate name for this luxurious accommodation. The beautiful sleep-out deck in the middle of the Kalahari desert is so delightful it will make for the sweetest dreams. The deck is covered with thatch and open on all sides, letting …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Malakai  
Eco Lodge
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From the moment you arrive and are greeted by freshly squeezed juice in a jungle setting, you know you have found somewhere special. This is a place where you can relax the days away in beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Watching the monkeys play amongst the palms from the comfort of the …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Kitende  Uganda  Africa
Fundu  
Lagoon
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With just 18 safari-style bungalows, this luxury boutique hotel is located in the southwest of Africa’s Pemba Island and can only be reached by boat from Zanzibar. Recently voted the Best Marine Safari Property in Africa, this lagoon is a diver’s dream! Rooms range from the standard hillside and beachfront …
Accommodation types: Island   Nature
Location: Pemba  Tanzania  Africa
Apoka  
Safari Lodge
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The Ugandan Kidepo Valley National Park in the Northernmost part of the country is an unspoiled rugged savannah. The park is dominated by the presence of the 2,750 meters (9,020 ft) tall Mount Morungole. The Brits established Uganda's most remote game reserve in 1958 on 1,442 km2 (557 sq mi) …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Apoka  Uganda  Africa
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
Akademie Street  
Boutique Hotel
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Franschhoek is one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa, nicknamed the French Corner. Its settlers named their farms after the areas in France they came from. Soon this part of the world became known for its excellent wineries. This is where Akademie Street Boutique Hotel is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Wine
Ventana  
Big Sur
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Spread out on 243 acres of pristine land in California's most beautiful corner, Ventana Big Sur resort is encircled by the Post Creek. The dramatic Pacific coastline and forested redwood mountains set the tone of this epic place. The resort has been around since the 1970s, but after the famed …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Lemala Wildwaters  
Lodge
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This spectacular lodge is situated next to the powerful streams of the River Nile in Uganda. It's a unique private property within six hectares of Kalagala Island. Your adventure will start from Jinja, where you will take a boat ride to reach Lemala Wildwaters Lodge. That's the only way to …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Remote
Location: Kangulumira  Uganda  Africa
Desert Whisper  
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This intimate desert getaway was designed for those that want more privacy than you can find in a boutique lodge. Desert Whisper is a remote capsule made for two. The rounded metal frame encompassing the inner wooden construction seamlessly blends in with the natural environment. Your living space is fully …
Accommodation types: Desert   Remote
Location: Solitaire  Namibia  Africa
Al Tarfa Desert  
Sanctuary Lodge
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There is much more to Egypt than the Red Sea resorts and the ancient pyramids. Al Tarfa Desert Sanctuary is located deep inside the country, off the beaten track. The lodge is set in the Dakhla, which is regarded as Egypt's most beautiful oasis. This sizeable private reserve is a …
Accommodation types: Desert   Remote   Traditional
Location: El-Rashda  Egypt  Middle East