Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Secluded Hotels
Auberge du  
Château Bahia
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The Château Bahia inn is located on more than 13 million square feet of land on a magically beautiful site. The castle is a marvel of imagination, creativity, and culture intermingled in a special way. The castle on the mountainside offers a spectacular view of the Baie des Chaleurs in …
Accommodation types: Castle
Tsala Treetop  
Lodge
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A short drive from Africa's southernmost tip, Tsala Treetop Lodge is a charming getaway along the Garden Route. This 300-kilometer (190 miles) long stretch of scenic route is a must if you plan a road trip in South Africa. The name comes from the beautifully diverse vegetation and the estuaries …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
No Man’s  
Fort
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No Man’s Fort is a place for someone who wants to get away from it all... and have it all. Impossible? Well, this private island resort outside Portsmouth is one of Britain’s most secluded hotels, but it might also be one of its most entertaining with five bars, a cabaret …
Accommodation types: Fort   Industrial   Island   Remote
Maya Ubud  
Resort & Spa
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The Maya Ubud Resort is an idyllic tropical getaway located in the heart of Bali. Perched above the Petanu River valley and Peliantan rice fields, it offers sweeping views of the lush tropical gardens and surrounding landscape. The resort sprawls across 10 hectares with a variety of guestrooms, thatched villas, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
Bangkok  
Tree House
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When searching for a hotel in Bangkok, travelers are quickly overwhelmed by over 800 options spanning budget accommodations to exclusive resorts. However, the Bangkok Tree House is truly in a class all its own as a masterpiece of eco-friendly sustainability. Far removed from the congestion and bustle of the downtown …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Treehouse
Nihi Sumba  
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Rated the number one hotel in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2016, Nihiwatu is a resort made up of private, traditionally-thatched villas spread along the island of Sumba, just an hour’s flight from Bali. Travelers can choose to stay in a range of different rooms from family-sized …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Wanukaka  Indonesia  Oceania
Pikaia Lodge  
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Hidden on top of an extinct volcano crater on the Galapagos Islands, the Pikaia Lodge is an incredible getaway for those looking for an environmentally-conscious retreat. The Lodge is carbon neutral and powered by alternative energy sources that don’t pollute or emit greenhouse gases. With just 29 rooms, folks at …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Cap Rocat  
Hotel
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As you approach the Cap Rocat, it almost feels as if you have been transported through time. Situated on a remote stretch of the bay of Palma, this former 19th-century fortress on Mallorca has been refurbished into a stunning boutique hotel. To preserve the original character of the structure, architectural …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
Storfjord  
Hotel
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This hotel is a Lafta building. Lafta is an ancient way of building houses in Norway. Timber is dried for two years, specially cut and slotted into place like a magnificent jigsaw. Lambswool is used for insulation. The result is a cozy, environmentally friendly place to stay. And what a …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Location: Skodje  Norway  West Europe
WildSpring  
Guest Habitat
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The WildSpring resort is located on the south Oregon coast, a place of outstanding natural beauty. Stay in a luxurious cabin in a private residential forest of 100-ft trees. Each cabin is built like a small home, filled with art and antiques, with radiant-heated floors. Visit the giant redwoods south …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Majahuitas  
Resort
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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 are a number of …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Nature
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
Hoshinoya  
Karuizawa
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This hotel is eco all over. Set in the thrall to of a rocky volcano, the hotel harnesses the sulfuric heat generated below the soil to create geothermal power. It also captures the flow of fast streams and rivers to create hydroelectricity. Special “onsen” (Japanese hot springs) are available for …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Karuizawa  Japan  East Asia
Elsewhere  
Goa
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Goa is one of the most popular destinations on the globe. Its year-round sunshine, laid-back culture, and infinite stretches of beach attract people the world over. Now wouldn’t it be nice if you could break-off a piece of this paradise to call your own? Well, you can at Elsewhere. The …
Accommodation types: Beach   Traditional
Location: Goa  India  South Asia