Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Retreat Hotels
Belmond Eagle Island Lodge - Exclusive Private Island Retreat In Botswana
'20oct30
Belmond Eagle  
Island Lodge
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Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is over one hundred years old and even though the rooms and amenities are modern, the serene surroundings seem timeless. Set on a private island on the Okavango Delta, Botswana, this eco-lodge is right at the heart of a pristine African wilderness. The tented rooms are ...
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Xaxaba  Botswana  Africa
Vana Retreat
'20jun26
Vana  
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Recharge, refresh and relieve all your stresses at the Vana retreat in Dehradun, India. If you’re looking for a lavish hotel with tons of activities, restaurants, and entertainment to enjoy, this may not be the best choice for you. Rather, Vana is meant for those who wish to truly disconnect ...
Accommodation types: Concept   Spa
Location: Dehradun  India  South Asia
Vik Chile - Designer Hotel In Chile With World-Class Winery And Wine Tours
'19jun10
Vik Chile  
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If there’s anything that goes better together than wine and cheese, it’s wine and luxury hotels. Set in the Colchagua Valley and surrounded by vineyards, Vik Chile is a remote escape where you can slow down and relax over a glass of fine wine. The place is a brainchild of ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature   Wine
AZULIK Tulum - Treehouse Eco Retreat In Tulum With Bird’s Nest Restaurant
'19may24
Azulik  
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If you’re active on social media, you might have seen photos of AZULIK before. This picture-perfect eco-retreat in Tulum has become Instagram famous thanks to its surreal architecture and jaw-dropping landscape. Hanging over the cliffs right on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, the retreat combines luxury with total immersion ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Fairytale   Luxury   Treehouse
Location: Tulum  Mexico  North America
Bergaliv - Minimalist Landscape Hotel In Sweden
'19may9
Bergaliv  
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Are you after some lagom in your life? Lagom is a Swedish notion of life equilibrium or, in other words, having “not too much, not too little”. Bergaliv Landscape Hotel captures this sentiment perfectly. The simple wooden construction is just enough to make you cozy and comfortable, without distracting you ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Vallsta  Sweden  West Europe
Amanemu - Minimalist Retreat In Ise-Shima Park
'18jul31
Amanemu  
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Located in a remote part of the beautiful Ise-Shima National Park in Japan, Amanemu is a hidden luxury retreat. The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls, and is surrounded by lush forests and golf courses. The architecture of Amanemu is a true celebration of minimalism. Inspired ...
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Location: Shima-shi  Japan  East Asia
Zaborin Ryokan
'17dec8
Zaborin  
Ryokan
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Japan is known for its unique traditions, state-of-the-art technologies, and sleek architecture. Now, you can experience all of that and more at the Zaborin, located in Niseko, Japan. Niseko is not on mainland Japan; rather, it’s a town on Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island that sits by the dormant Mount Yōtei ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Niseko  Japan  East Asia
Watamu Treehouse - Nature Getaway With Sunset Yoga Classes
'17nov28
Watamu  
Treehouse
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Watamu Treehouse has been named a "Best Hotel in Kenya" and it’s no wonder why! Located on Kenya’s serene Watamu Beach and built high amongst the treetops, this hotel offers guests an unreal view of the Indian Ocean coastline and lush surrounding forests. It’s the perfect getaway for those looking ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature
Location: Watamu  Kenya  Africa
Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa by L’OCCITANE
'17jun16
Kupu Kupu  
Barong Villas
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The Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa by L’OCCITANE offers guests all the indulgences you expect of a 5-star resort while providing a secluded environment enclosed by verdant tropical gardens. Located in the heart of Bali, the resort is situated in Ubud, overlooking the Ayung River valley. The conceptual ...
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
Lime Wood Hotel Hampshire - Spa in the national park
'17jan31
Lime Wood  
Hotel
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You may forget you’re just an hour and a half drive from London in this cozy upscale hotel set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Lime Wood is the perfect secluded escape if you’re looking to get out of the city’s hustle and bustle for a bit. ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Ice House Hotel - Majestic River Views From Your Jacuzzi
'16sep2
Ice House  
Hotel
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Although the name of this hotel invokes an image of the famous sculpted ice palaces of Scandinavia, the Ice House Hotel’s name is actually derived from its structure. Originally known as the Iceland Cottage, the hotel is a blend of the 19th-century building and the contemporary floor-to-ceiling glass installation. The ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Ballina  Ireland  West Europe
Dolphin Island - Tropical Retreat In Fiji
'16may18
Dolphin Island  
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A private retreat in the South Pacific’s Fiji Islands, Dolphin Island Huka Retreats offers four rooms with accommodations for just eight guests at a time to enjoy the ultimate peace and serenity that comes with island life. With 14-acres to enjoy, guests can enjoy a plethora of activities from diving ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Nature
Location: Dolphin Island  Fiji  Oceania
Huka Lodge - Dreamlike Cottages Next To New Zealand's Most Picturesque Rivers
'16mar10
Huka Lodge  
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With just 25 suites (including one full-scale suite and two exclusive cottages) located within 17-acres of manicured grounds, the Huka Lodge is set along New Zealand’s Waikato River, upstream from Huka Falls (the most visited natural attraction in New Zealand). The suites are spacious and decorated in muted tones yet ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Taupo  New Zealand  Oceania
The Boot at Jester House Cafe - Fairytale House Shaped Like A Shoe
'15nov25
The Boot  
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I like how this cottage-shaped-like-a-giant-boot actually has shoelaces. See that? Attention to detail. This romantic bed and breakfast cottage is the only accommodation in the 2.4 hectare Jester House Estate. Inside, there is a fireplace, kitchenette, and bathroom with a shower built for two. Up the spiral staircase, there is ...
Accommodation types: Fairytale
Location: Tasman  New Zealand  Oceania
Alila Jabal Akhdar - On Top Of The Omani Green Mountain
'15jul24
Alila  
Jabal Akhdar
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While Oman might not be the first place that pops into peoples' heads when they think about a luxurious vacation, it is soon about to change. The country is home to the magnificent Alila Jabal Akhdar resort in the Al Hajar Mountain range. The name Jabal Akhdar in Arabic stands ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Mountain
Location: Nizwa  Oman  Middle East
Amankora Resort Bhutan - Remote Luxury Surrounded By Pristine Nature
'15jun23
Amankora Resort  
Bhutan
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Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and the Dzongkha word for “circular pilgrimage,” the Amankora lodges scattered through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan embody the base meanings of both words. This series of five lodges are nestled in Bhutan's Kingdom, situated between Tibet and India, making it one ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Paro  Bhutan  South Asia
Hix Island House - Exposed Concrete Minimalism
'15jun12
Hix Island  
House
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The Hix Island House is centrally located on the Island of Vieques, which is 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 ...
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly   Nature
Mashpi - Jungle Lodge in the Andean Cloudforest
'15apr16
Mashpi  
Jungle Lodge
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The Mashpi Lodge is an ultra-contemporary, sophisticated eco-lodge that offers you a full immersion experience into the cloud forest of Ecuador’s Mashpi Natural Reserve. The sleek design and minimalist décor blend into the natural splendor just beyond your door. Each room offers a north-facing view with floor-to-ceiling windows creating a ...
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Remote
Lion Sands Private Game Reserve - Magical Open-Sky Treehouses In The Sabi Sand Game Reserve
'15mar6
Lion Sands  
Game Reserve
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Kruger National Park in South Africa is home to the Lion Sands Game Reserve. This property offers traditional hotel-style suites at the Ivory Lodge which is fully equipped with modern amenities and luxury. If you are looking for a more natural and unique experience, however, what you really want is ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Treehouse
Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa - Luxurious Hideaway In The Arabian Desert
'15feb3
Al Maha  
Desert Resort
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Rising like a mirage from the sands of the Arabian Desert, the Al Maha (named after the Arabian Oryx - desert antelopes who populate the area) is a luxurious hideaway. Just 45 minutes from Dubai, this hotel creates a feeling of timelessness using classic, hard-to-place décor and making the most ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury