Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Rural Hotels
Muang La  
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Laos is a backpackers' favorite for its untouched beauty and cheerful people. Muang La, a rural village in the North, is everything we love about this country. It's a good 5-hour drive from Luang Prabang, one of the most remote spots you can imagine. Yet, Northern Laos' pristine beauty and …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Belmond Castello  
di Casole
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Located in Tuscany, the Belmond Castello di Casole offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the comforts of a restored Italian castle in the Italian countryside. The castle dates back to the end of the 10th century when it was originally built and named ‘Querceto Villa‘. With 39 suites, ranging …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
Glendoria  
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Do you want to get away from everything and everyone? Then, you have a pretty good chance at Glendoria Hotel, hidden away in the forests and meadows of the Masurian Lake District in Poland. Glendoria offers a combination of conventional hotel rooms housed in a 1930s building and glamping in …
Accommodation types: Farm Stay   Nature   Spa   Tent
Location: Ględy  Poland  East Europe
Limalimo  
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Limalimo’s location is an indisputable 10/10. Perched on the edge of a cliff in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, it has it all: panoramic views, untouched nature, and a bit of a thrill. It’s also easily accessible by road and located just a few kilometers away from Debark, the main …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Debark  Ethiopia  Africa
Waldmeier’s  
Fasshotel
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The Fasshotel is located amidst the famous vineyards of Schaffhausen canton in northern Switzerland. Wines produced in the region have become famous and widely sought after around the globe. The Waldmeier’s grandfather first began tending to the vines on his 5 hectares in 1991 which has since grown into a …
Accommodation types: Wine
Million Donkey  
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Located north of Naples in the Italian mountain village of Prata Sannita, the Million Donkey Hotel is made up of just three rooms and one bathroom. The name “Million Donkey Hotel” honors the many 'workhorses' who donated their time and energy, making this project possible in the first place. This …
Accommodation types: Cave   Concept
Monaci delle  
Terre Nere
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You can find the beautiful rural Relais of Monaci Delle Terre Nere at the foothills of the still-active Mount Etna volcano. This boutique hotel has been certified as both bio and eco. Its own organic farm spreads out on 16 hectares, blessed with olive groves, citrus trees, and vineyards. As …
Accommodation types: Wine
Herdade do  
Moinho Novo
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The Herdade do Moinho Novo, located in the municipality of Montijo, Portugal, is among the latest innovations in agritourism. Only 30 minutes from Lisbon, the bungalows are set in a cork oak forest, meaning they are surrounded by nature. The “hanging houses” are perfectly integrated into the rural landscape where …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Canha  Portugal  West Europe
Amanjiwo  
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Amanjiwo, which translates to “peaceful soul”, is perched above the amazing site of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world. Located on the most important island of the Indonesian archipelago, Java is the heart of Indonesian culture and commerce. Far removed from the chaos of Jakarta, Amanjiwo can be …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Borobudur  Indonesia  Oceania
WagonStays  
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The newest trend among campers is known as glamping, or glamour camping, which allows guests to enjoy all the best things of camping in comfort and convenience. WagonStays is one such option for travelers spending their holiday near Christchurch; only 30 minutes away, this luxury campsite is set on a …
Accommodation types: Nature   Trailer
Location: Kirwee  New Zealand  Oceania
Featherbed  
Railroad
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Northern California is home to a rural bed and breakfast that combines the nostalgia of the old railway with modern luxury. The Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast Resort is set in a park on the shores of upper Clear Lake and consists of 9 beautifully themed vintage train caboose. If …
Accommodation types: Train
Location: Nice  USA  North America
Manor Farm  
Alton
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This idyllic working farm is host to a 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 at night by the …
Accommodation types: Animal   Nature
Masseria  
Cervarolo
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Located in a handful of 16th Century farm buildings perched on a hillock overlooking a fertile plain, this hotel was a working farm for centuries. You can stay in the peculiar “trulli” houses that were the preferred residencies of farm laborers. They are dry-stone conical huts with thatched roofs easily …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Ostuni  Italy  West Europe
Cabanes  
Als Arbres
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In the Spanish countryside, there is a lovely villa. There is a big swimming pool and a large garden. You can stay there as a guest too. Nearby is a deep forest. Because of the high altitude, the forest is green and sweet-smelling despite being close to the Mediterranean coast. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Castle Cottage  
Treehouse
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The Tree House is part of the Castle Cottage B&B - a Strawberry Hill gothic mansion surrounded by rich woodland and dainty gardens set in rural West Sussex, England. The Tree House is actually built into a proud chestnut tree with thick branches that snake through the bedroom, traveling through …
Accommodation types: Treehouse
Kasbah  
Tamadot
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Kasbah Tamadot is part of Richard Branson's portfolio of unique retreats. It is a traditional Moroccan castle in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The Kasbah is surrounded by scented gardens, terraces, and staircases and maintains traditional glamour. You can stay in the Berber Tent suites which are in the …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury   Traditional
Location: Asni  Morocco  Africa
Son Gener  
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The Son Gener hotel is an 18th Century farmhouse lovingly restored set in acres of private property in a very rural and quiet area of Majorca. Far from the madness of the tourist-thronged beach and thong-bottomed festivities of the south; the beaches nearby are as if you stepped back in …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Nespereira  
Estate
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The Algarve is one of the most crowded tourist destinations in Europe but this isn’t the Algarve, this is the Nespeira Estate; a secluded hideaway without commercial tourism in sight. It is still close enough to the gorgeous Alentejo coast so you can enjoy the beautiful beaches that made this …
Accommodation types: Nature
El Cosmico  
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A delightful slice of Americana that stays true to the native and Latino peoples that have been a part of life in Texas for centuries; El Cosmico is a rural retreat that features a range of accommodation. Traveling through centuries of human life, let’s start with the simple tent. Their …
Accommodation types: Trailer
Location: Marfa  USA  North America
Kirkjubaer  
Church
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This was once home to lines of tough-faced worshippers from the local fishing village of Stöðvarfjörður. Now it is home to you while you explore Iceland’s volcano-carved east coast. There is plenty of room and the accommodation is warm and welcoming. There is a self-catering kitchen and the choice of …
Accommodation types: Church   Hostel