Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Infinity Pool Hotels
'21dec23
The River Resort  
Champasak
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The River Resort lies on the serene banks of the Mekong in Southern Laos, in the town of Champasak. It's the gateway to Wat Phu, an 11th-century Khmer temple complex with carvings of Hindu deities. Apart from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Champasak is also home to an endangered freshwater …
Accommodation types: Nature
'21sep14
137 Pillars Suites  
Bangkok
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High above the bustling streets of Bangkok, this boutique hotel tower is the ultimate luxury getaway. 137 Pillars Suites Bangkok is a 135 meter (443 feet) tall skyscraper designed by the iconic Palmer & Turner architects famous for their hallmark buildings in Hong Kong. This boutique hotel occupies the uppermost …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
'21sep13
Dolce Hanoi  
Golden Lake
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This mesmerizingly bright building covered in 24 k gold is located in central Hanoi by the Giang Vo Lake. The glitter continues as you step inside the tower. Shiny marble surfaces reflect the hand-crafter golden doors, wall decorations, and ceilings. Luckily, the hotel's 342 guestrooms are surprisingly affordable. The luxurious …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Tower
'21mar1
Alpin Panorama  
Hotel Hubertus
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See, they have made a mistake here. We were fooled to believe 5-star means a plush bed, a list of in-room amenities, and a basic spa. Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus received a 4-star rating, and that keeps us hanging in disbelief more than their suspended pool. The alpine building is …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Valdaora  Italy  West Europe
'18jun18
Okahirongo  
Elephant Lodge
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Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is located in the unspoiled wilderness of Purros Conservancy in Namibia. The entire complex seeks to highlight and celebrate the surroundings: the buildings seamlessly blend in with the landscape, and the interiors are as open as possible, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful views from anywhere in …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Purros  Namibia  Africa
'17aug9
Adler  
Lodge Alpe
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Are you an expert skier looking for an exclusive ski resort? Have you imagined soaring through the snow with backdrops of a stunning alpine meadow? Prefer to stay in, soak in the pool and drink some cioccolata calda? No matter your preference, Adler Lodge, located in Italy’s Alpe di Siusi, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Spa
'15oct14
Leobo  
Private Reserve
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Leobo is an award-winning private property that has just recently opened up for travelers. It is owned by an English family; hence it's a one-time opportunity to enjoy their exceptional creation as an exclusive rental. Leobo Private Reserve is set in the Waterberg Game Park, surrounded by a 12000-acre private …
Accommodation types: Astronomy   Luxury   Nature
'15feb5
Hanging Gardens  
Ubud
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The legendary Hanging Gardens of Babylon were built by Nebuchadnezzar II for the benefit of his wife who was homesick for mountainous scenery. These hanging gardens have been built for the benefit of those who enjoy modern hotels with a twist. Located in Ubud (meaning “healing”) the location is home …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
'14oct23
Astarte  
Suites
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This nine-room complex is located on a cliff on the sexy Greek island of Santorini in the warm Mediterranean. Romance is on the cards as the infinity pool gives way to slap-bang views of blue water, blue sky, and shiny blue fish pulled from the waves. The architects thought about …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Akrotiri  Greece  East Europe
'14oct21
Strawberry  
Hill
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Jamaica has it all; coastline, tropical climate, a colorful, exuberant culture, and a lush paradise of rolling rain forests. The Strawberry Hill Jamaica Luxury Resort is a mountain top village, where the villas and cottages expertly blend colonial tastes with the modern interpretations of architect Ann Hodges. Nature surrounds you. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
'14oct20
W Miami  
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Located in Brickell Avenue, the money district of Miami, this hotel is aimed at the business elite but is still near to the interesting parts of the town. Swim in the 300-foot infinity pool and then wash up at the poolside bar and fireplace. Like chess but find that normal …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Miami  USA  North America
'14aug5
Kura  
Design Villas
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Costa Rica has a long tradition of ostentatious hotel-building but today’s travelers often prefer a smaller, wiser experience. Enter then, Kura Design Villas. Located on the esoteric Osa Peninsula halfway up a rainforest-clad mountainside, these properties balance perfectly on that fine line between rustic and luxury. Awake then, to the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
'14jan24
Hotel Caruso  
Amalfi Coast
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This original 11th Century palace became the "Pensione Belvedere" hotel in 1893 and, over the years, attracted luminaries such as Jackie Onassis and Virginia Wolf. Currently managed by the luxury hotel group, Belmond, the palace’s present incarnation boasts a cliff-hugging infinity pool that allows you to swim in the fresh …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Ravello  Italy  West Europe
'14jan21
Banyan Tree  
Seychelles
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Located in a lavish hideaway on Mahe Island – the largest and most jungle-strewn island in Seychelles – the Banyan Tree consists of 47 villas built along the beach or set in lush tropical vegetation. Your villa is decorated using locally sourced materials in the traditional Seychellois style with high …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature
Location: Takamaka  Seychelles  Africa
'13dec17
Sri Panwa  
Phuket
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Located high on the southern tip of Phuket, this hotel has vast views of the Andaman Sea. Your villa is decorated in a sophisticated modern style with Thai trinkets abounding. Then you should go bounding outside and straight into your private infinity pool. Then take a wash in the indoor/outdoor …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
'13oct1
Chateaux  
Dans les Arbres
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We all dreamed of hidden castles in trees when we were whippersnappers and here is the dream realized: a mini castle in a tree can be yours. There are a number of intricate designs to choose from, each lovingly crafted by master treehouse builder, Remi who drew inspiration from the …
Accommodation types: Castle   Nature   Treehouse
'13sep24
Jade  
Mountain
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Located overlooking the Piton World Heritage site and the Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain is a web of linked rooms, green sanctuaries, and infinity pools. Your room has no fourth wall and opens stage-like to encompass the grand vista and sea - the room all but drops off into the gorgeous …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
'13sep11
One&Only  
Cape Town
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Located in a prime position in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront this hotel has an amazing view of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most iconic landmark. It straddles a number of canals and two artificial islands - one has an infinity pool (exclusively for guests), and the other is where …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
'13aug21
Almyra  
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A high-quality renovation has created a hotel with excellent craftsmanship. Inspired by the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (who, legend has it, was born from the waters of Cyprus) the hotel was built in a traditional terrace design to maximize the ocean views. Your room has ample space with …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Spa
Location: Paphos  Cyprus  East Europe
'13aug19
Monteverdi  
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In Tuscany, there is a beautiful villa that has been restored. With only seven rooms, this exclusive hotel has married modern furnishings with the traditional style. The half-ancient wooden beams hold up the ceiling as you sit in front of a 200-year-old fireplace next to a stone wall that was …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional   Wine