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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 ...
Accomodation 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. ...
Accomodation 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. ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Ballina  Ireland  West Europe
Dolphin Island Huka Retreats
'16may18
Dolphin Island  
Huka Retreats
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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 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Nature
Location: Dolphin Island  Fiji  Oceania
Huka Lodge
'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 simply decorated in muted tones, ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Taupo  New Zealand  Oceania
The Boot at Jester House Cafe
'15nov25
The Boot  
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I like how this cottage-shaped-like-a-giant-boot actually has shoe laces. 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 spiral staircase there is ...
Accomodation types: Fairytale
Location: Tasman  New Zealand  Oceania
Alila Jabal Akhdar
'15jul23
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 ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Luxury   Mountain
Location: Nizwa  Oman  Middle East
Amankora Resort Bhutan
'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 the kingdom of Bhutan, which is situated between Tibet and ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
Location: Paro  Bhutan  South Asia
Hix Island House
'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 ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco   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 ...
Accomodation types: Jungle   Nature   Remote
Lion Sands Private 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 ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Tree
Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa
'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 on timelessness using classic, hard-to-place décor and making the most ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Luxury
Beach Sun Retreat Dymchurch
'15jan27
Beach Sun  
Retreat
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*Walking on Sunshine* England isn’t best known for its sunshine. It does occur but is usually unreliable. Thank God, then, for the Beach Sun Retreat; the UK’s only holiday location featuring year-round sunlight. This is courtesy of the sun room featuring “Real Sunlight”, a Swedish invention that mimics natural sunlight ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve
'15jan12
Kagga Kamma  
Nature Reserve
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At Kagga Kamma, a nature reserve can also be a luxury retreat. This accommodation, set in the Cederberg Mountains, offers a peaceful location far away from the city. Instead of lights and ads, you will be admiring rock formations, valleys, exotic plants and rare wildlife sightings. One of the most ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Off-grid itHouse
'14oct16
Off-grid  
itHouse
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Before going off the grid, experience off-grid living. This house, recently noted by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all times in Southern California, is available for those who appreciate the architectural beauty and significant design in creating a smaller footprint in wilderness locations. It’s ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Design   Nature
Manor Farm Alton
'14may13
Manor Farm  
Alton
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*The fun of farm life!* This idyllic working farm is host to unique camping experience courtesy of Feather Down Farm. Stay in a luxurious tent that can accommodate up to 6 people. A rural retreat without skimping on the luxury elements, your tent is made of canvass and cosily lit ...
Accomodation types: Animal   Nature
The Ruin - Grewelthorpe
'14jan17
The Ruin  
Grewelthorpe
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*Far from the tourist crowd* Located near the village of Grewelthorpe which is named by combining the morish dish from Oliver Twist, “Gruel” and “Thorpe” which means outlying farmstead in old English; this pavilion has outstanding views of the classic English countryside and overlooks a gorge brimming with trees. Set ...
Accomodation types: Nature
Chiva-Som Hua Hin
'14jan6
Chiva-Som  
Hua Hin
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*Award Winning Celebrity Spa* Chiva Som means 'Haven of Life' and is a beautiful Thai resort popular with celebrities. Bazar magazine called it “the gold standard by which all destination spas are measured”. High praise indeed. The spa is set in a peaceful tropical forest with murmuring brooks, gushing waterfalls ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Sekeping Serendah
'13dec13
Sekeping  
Serendah
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*Natural Retreat near Kuala Lumpur* Not so much a hotel as a nature retreat, Sekeping Serendah consists of transparent open sheds that are specially designed to create a simple state of relaxation and communion with nature. There are seven private sheds secluded among the shades of the rainforest. This retreat ...
Accomodation types: Jungle   Nature   Tree
Azura Benguerra
'13oct23
Azura  
Benguerra
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*Luxury resort on Mozambique marine nature reserve* Most hotels give you a choice of rooms, some give you a choice of caravans, spheres or eco-pods, well, Azura Retreat gives you a choice of islands. Now that’s impressive. The resort is located on two islands, Benguerra and Quilalea. Both are located ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
The Dune House
'13apr3
The Dune  
House
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*Unique design for hire* Commissioned by leading company, Living Architecture, this house was designed to reflect the traditional architecture of the area by locating each bedroom within its own gable. A feature picked up by top Norwegian architects, JVA. The roof is made from reflective alloy to capture the seasons ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Glencomeragh Hermitages
'13mar26
Glencomeragh  
Hermitages
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Run by the Rosminian Order of the Catholic Church, the Glencomeragh Hermitages are part of a wider complex which includes a lovely country house converted for use by those seeking a spiritual retreat. The hermitages are functional, modern constructions set on stilts in the lush Irish hillside. They are made ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Clonmel  Ireland  West Europe