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Mischabel Hut - A Mecca for mountaineering nerds
'18feb2
Mischabel  
Hut
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This Alpine hut is 3,340 metre above sea-level and located deep in the Pennine Alps. It is only accessible to experienced hikers who can make the 4 mile journey from the nearby town of Saas Fee which was used a location for the Wham! 1984 hit single, “Last Christmas I ...
Accomodation types: Mountain
Hotel Schafbergspitze - Austria’s oldest mountain hotel
'18jan15
Schafbergspitze  
Hotel
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1,780 meters above sea level, this hotel was built in 1862. It was the first mountain hotel in Austria. It is perched on the summit of the Schafberg and has a view that will fry your breath. Originally patrons accessed the hotel by stage coach and by using local chair ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Britannia Hut - Britannia rules the peaks
'18jan10
Britannia Hut  
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The Britannia Hut is one of the most popular huts in the Swiss Alps – quite an achievement when you consider how many of them there are. Indeed every time I think I’ve written about all them, more appear. All the huts seem to have been built around the same ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Nira Alpina St. Moritz - Ski in ski out in the Swiss Alps
'17nov30
Nira Alpina  
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Located in the small village of Silvaplana-Surlej, Switzerland, Nira Alpina is a modern ski resort that will leave you wanting for nothing! This resort provides true ski in, ski out access – meaning, you can actually ski to and from the resort itself. In fact, the resort prides itself on ...
Accomodation types: Mountain
Rio Perdido - Jungle sports and thermal river with hot-spring pools
'17sep5
Rio Perdido  
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Located in Fortuna, Costa Rica, at the foot of the Miravalles Volcano, this ecolodge is unlike any other. The truly unique thing about staying at Rio Perdido is that the surrounding environment is, for the most part, untouched. From forests and canyons, to natural hot springs, travelers will enjoy a ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Jungle   Nature
The Ranch at Rock Creek - Cowboy life in a pristine valley of Montana
'17jul19
The Ranch  
at Rock Creek
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If you’re looking to book a trip to the Big Sky Country, look no further than The Ranch at Rock Creek a Relais & Chateaux hidden gem and the world’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star guest ranch. Located on an authentic 19th century homestead in Philipsburg, Montana, this ranch offers ...
Accomodation types: Farm Stay   Nature
Post Hotel and Spa at Lake Louise
'17jan16
Post Hotel  
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The Post Hotel is the epitome of what you would imagine to be the idyllic Canadian mountain lodge. Nestled in the picturesque Banff National Park in the small village of Lake Louise, the Post Hotel offers guests pristine natural beauty and unspoiled wilderness only two hours outside of Calgary. The ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Native Village Inn Philippines - Bungalows with Panorama on Rice Terraces
'16dec20
Native Village  
Inn Philippines
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This unique mountain lodge overlooking Banaue’s World Heritage Rice Terraces is a super cool spot to getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Native Village website is quick to point out that this is NOT a five-star resort. “We are a simple resort with fantastic views, with ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote
TreeHouse Point - Retreat along the Raging River for nature lovers
'16jul11
TreeHouse  
Point
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Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle in Fall City, Washington, TreeHouse Point is a B&B haven for nature lovers. Built in 2005 by Pete Nelson, star of Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters,” Treehouse Point offers travelers a unique experience to stay in one of six treehouses in the lush and ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Location: Preston  USA  North America
The Himalayan Village Resort
'16jul7
The Himalayan  
Village
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Tucked in India’s Parvati valley travelers will find the eco-friendly Himalayan Village; a perfect spot for adventure seekers and those who want to find the ultimate fairytale retreat. The valley offers treks, blooming flower valleys, thick flora and fauna, crystal clear waterfalls, and calming rivers set in the Deodar forest. ...
Accomodation types: Fairytale   Mountain   Nature   Traditional
Location: Kasol  India  South Asia
Pikaia Lodge
'16mar11
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 ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Luxury   Nature   Remote
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
'16mar8
Sanctuary Gorilla  
Forest Camp
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Head to Africa and you’ll find the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp deep inside the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will be surrounded with a unique landscape including waterfalls, lakes, volcanoes and incredible mountain ranges. The sanctuary is frequently visited by gorilla families and provides a unique ...
Accomodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Rubuguli  Uganda  Africa
Entre Cielos
'16feb2
Entre  
Cielos
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Named Argentina's Leading Boutique Hotel of 2015, Entre Cielos offers 16 spacious rooms with views of the Andes Mountains and onsite Malbec Vineyard. Located in one of the largest wine regions in Latin America, this luxury hotel includes a one-of-a-kind “Vineyard Loft” that sits high above the vineyard and includes ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
ION Adventure Hotel Iceland
'16jan29
ION  
Adventure Hotel
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For travelers looking to take in the beauty of the Northern Lights (known as Aurora Borealis to some), trek across some glaciers and explore lava fields, ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is a wonderfully unique place to stay in Iceland. Less than an hour by car from Iceland’s coastal capital of ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Kadir’s Top Tree Houses
'15dec4
Kadir’s Top Tree  
Houses
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Imagine the ideal beach with its perfect community of backpackers. Now if that all happened in Turkey then you will find something similar to Kadir’s. The treehouses are modern yet rustic with air-conditioning and bathrooms. You could also stay in a beach bungalow. There is a pizza house, night club, ...
Accomodation types: Hippie   Hostel   Tree
Location: Olympos  Turkey  Middle East
Hotel de Sal Luna Salada
'15nov24
Hotel de Sal  
Luna Salada
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Bolivia has some of the largest and most elevated salt flats in the world. Named Salar de Uyuni, they are located 3658m above sea level. The salt crust covers an extended area of 4,085 square miles. Many of the towns in this area have special traditions and customs. Out here, ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Nature
Location: Uyuni  Bolivia  South America
Finca Bellavista - Sustainable Treehouses
'15apr21
Finca  
Bellavista
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Situated along the Rio Bellavista near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Finca Bellavista has emerged from the pristine rainforest as one of the first self-sustaining residential treehouse communities. Far removed from the outside world, this rustic retreat is nestled in the canopy of over 600 acres of rainforest. Although ...
Accomodation types: Jungle   Nature   Tree
Georgy's Hütte
'15jan26
Georgy's  
Hütte
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This mountain hut is located below the Piz Languard at an altitude of 3,200 metres above sea-level. The hut was founded by Wilhelm Georgy - a painter who was greatly inspired by the animals, flora and views of the area. Take your rest in the cottage where there is room ...
Accomodation types: Mountain
Hollandia Hütte
'14sep15
Hollandia  
Hut
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*Climb every mountain* This mountain hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Club and lies 3240 metre above sea level overlooking a glacier pass. In order to get there, you have to hike across the glacier itself. Approach then, on the north side of the Lotschenlucke. The caretaker will see ...
Accomodation types: Mountain
Berggasthaus Aescher
'14sep9
Berggasthaus  
Aescher
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*Yodelay-he-hooo* This guesthouse was built 170 years ago by farmers who needed a place to hang out so their goats could graze. This seems like an achievement on par with the pyramids. I mean, how do you drag that much timber up a mountain and then build it into a ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Casa do Rio Vez
'14apr3
Casa do  
Rio Vez
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*A bucolic hideaway* The wheels of the 19th Century olive mill were spun by the glorious River Vaz that flows by its side. Today it is a private getaway set in acres of achingly beautiful private gardens full of oak trees, olive groves and lawns. Revamped in 2004 the style ...
Accomodation types: Nature
Hotel Pilatus-Kulm
'14jan28
Hotel  
Pilatus-Kulm
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*A dragon-ridden mountaintop* Nope, this is not the home of the Pilates fitness cult but a place for adventures. This Alpine hotel was opened in 1890 and is over 2000 metres above sea-level. It is located on the Pilatus Mountain – one of the Alp’s most jagged and arresting peaks ...
Accomodation types: Mountain