Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning
unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world
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Heading to Copacabana? If you want to take a break from run-off-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 favourite is the seashell). Las Olas ...
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 ...
*Famously no frills eco-resort* Set in the sleepy town of Chacala (which means “where the shrimp are” in the native tongue) this resort is located in a secret cove only accessible by boat. There is no wifi or television and the little electricity needed is produced from solar panels. There ...
*Best of Belize* This family run lodge is a great way to experience living in a beautiful jungle habitat. Stay in one of the treehouses and laze in a hammock watching the evening fireflies dance and glow against darkened trees. Or what about a cabin set in the ambrosial gardens ...
*The return of glamour* Acapulco, Mexico, in the 1950s was a glamorous haven for rich dudes with grey-haired chests and beauties in white bikinis. But recently some people have said it is in decline. Lucky, then, that Hotel Boca Chica has arrived on the scene. Located in a vintage Acapulco ...
*Caribbean Sun Selections* Located in the Mexican Caribbean and achingly hip, this hotel is built around a courtyard swimming pool: the blue iris in an eye of chicness. Around the pool are the designer day beds and a Jacuzzi. There is a DJ playing ambient music, hopefully with gratuitous lashings ...
I have never had a bad time in a yurt. There’s something lovely about the gas lamps, woodburning stove to keep your group warm on the rug-strewn wooden floor. These things aid relaxation in a way that doesn’t require expensive treatments or over-enthusiastic massages. The structure is circular with the ...
Well known to discerning free spirits, the Yurt is the traditional accommodation of the native peoples of Afghanistan and Mongolia. They are canvass constructions with wooden floors and coloured lattice wooden supports. Inside it is a cozy and intimate experience. Opening the painted wooden door directly into the stunning scenery ...