Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Tropical Hotels
TreeHouse  
Villas
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The picturesque tropical island, Ko Yao Noi, sits in the Andaman Sea, halfway between Phuket and Krabi. It's famous for its white sandy shores, mangrove trees, rubber plantations, and cute little fishing villages dotted with long-tail boats. The spectacular TreeHouse Villas is a beachfront resort surrounded by a lush jungle …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Nature
Bali At Sayan  
Four Seasons Resort
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The tiny Balinese village, Sayan, sits on a ridge along the Ayung River, surrounded by lush jungles and rice paddies. Four Seasons Resort Bali retreat rises above the canopies in a dreamy environment. Unsurprisingly, it's the only hotel in Bali to make the 2020 Condé Nast Gold List. The 60 …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Sayan  Indonesia  Oceania
Fundu  
Lagoon
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With just 18 safari-style bungalows, this luxury boutique hotel is located in the southwest of Africa’s Pemba Island and can only be reached by boat from Zanzibar. Recently voted the Best Marine Safari Property in Africa, this lagoon is a diver’s dream! Rooms range from the standard hillside and beachfront …
Accommodation types: Island   Nature
Location: Pemba  Tanzania  Africa
Conrad Maldives  
Rangali Island
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Two interconnected Maldive islands make up one of the exciting places in the world. Rangali and Rangalifinolhu islands are linked together by a wooden footbridge. They are home to 150 overwater and beach villas, and the resort's highlight, the 3-bedroom residence with an underwater bedroom, The Muraka. It's the world's …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Underwater
Wa Ale  
Resort
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Off the beaten path, Wa Ale Resort is hidden in the southern tip of Myanmar on an archipelago of the Andaman Sea. The remote location is part of the Lampi Marine National Park, and it's only accessible by a 1 hour, 40 minutes long speed boat ride. However, first, you …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Nature
St. George's  
Caye Resort
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If you’re looking for a private island experience and adventures like city tours and snorkeling, St. George’s Caye Resort may be the perfect spot for your next getaway. Located on a remote island in Belize, Central America, this resort is home to just 16 thatched cabanas, strictly for adults-only. The …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
Wild Coast  
Tented Lodge
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Simply put, Wild Coast Tented Lodge is paradise. Perfectly located on the Indian Ocean in the south of Sri Lanka, this luxury camp resort combines the romance of colonial camping with modern comfort and environmental awareness. Throw a daily-changing menu and sundowner cocktails to the mix, and you’ve got the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature
Soneva Jani  
Maldives
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This resort has been a social media sensation, featured on countless blogs, Instagram accounts, and Facebook pages. With picture-perfect water-villas scattered around turquoise water, it’s not hard to see why Soneva Jani is regarded by many as the ultimate traveler’s paradise. The villas sit on stilts just above the water, …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Mumbo  
Island
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If you hate the tourist hotspots and want some peace and quiet on your holiday, there is one extreme solution. Yes, you guessed right: a desert island. Mumbo Island is a private island that was never populated prior to becoming an eco-camp, so it’s perfectly pristine. It welcomes only fourteen …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
Location: Mumbo Island  Malawi  Africa
La Fortuna  
at Atitlán
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Formed by prehistoric volcanic activity, Lago de Atitlán or Lake Atitlán is one of the most magnificent tourist destinations in Highland, Guatemala. Situated about three hours west of Guatemala City, the aquamarine waters glisten beneath the impressive volcanoes and fertile hills that encompass it. A dozen towns are skirting the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Jungle   Nature
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
Andaz Peninsula  
Papagayo
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Located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, the beachfront Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort offers over 150 comfortable and spacious guest rooms and suites with beautiful forest and ocean views. Rooms are modern and charming; woven textiles, solid woods, and carved artifacts are peppered throughout, giving each space a warm and welcoming feel. …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature
Peace Lodge  
Waterfall Gardens
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Find peace and comfort at Costa Rica’s Peace Lodge Vara Blanca, located on the grounds of the La Paz Waterfall Gardens and just 20 minutes from Poás Volcano National Park. It’s no surprise the Peace Lodge was featured on the Travel Channel's "Honeymoon Hotspots International" program as one of the …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature
Tortuga Lodge  
& Gardens
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With just 27 rooms, the Tortuga Lodge & Gardens sits on a gorgeous canal located in Costa Rica. This lodge is the ideal place for those looking to reconnect with nature. From guided wildlife boating trips and fishing to cultural excursions, there’s a world of adventure to discover in the …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature
Hôtel 20°  
Sud
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Mauritius is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean off Africa’s East Coast and is also home to Hotel 20°Sud. With just 29 rooms and 7 suites, guests are sure to feel pampered and pleased during their stay. Rooms range from “Charm” to the more desired “Beachfront” rooms and …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Grand Baie  Mauritius  Africa
Velaa  
Island
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When people think of an exclusive island experience, their thoughts tend to turn towards hotels in places like the Maldives; however, true exclusivity will be yours when you check into your private oceanfront villa on Velaa Island. This is because it is only accessible by boat, seaplane, or helicopter. The …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Spa
Location: Noonu  Maldives  South Asia
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
Ponta  
Dos Ganchos
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Located on a private peninsula in Brazil, the Ponta Dos Ganchos Resort is surrounded by extraordinary views and the gorgeous turquoise waters of Brazil’s Emerald Coast. With a total of 25 suites, this adult’s only resort offers guests a cinema, swimming pools, nature trails, tennis resort, and spa to enjoy …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
The Brando  
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With a mission to provide guests with an enriching travel experience while at the same time “preserving and protecting the natural biodiversity of Tetiaroa,” the Brando Hotel is a spectacular getaway in French Polynesia. The hotel is named after famous actor Marlon Brando who first visited Tetiaroa Island while filming …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Little Palm Island Resort  
Island Resort
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What used to be a refuge for pirates and smugglers is today the luxurious escape for the very richest. There are very few places like this in the USA. A tropical resort with its own island. Little Palm Island is a secret Florida destination. In the early days before the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island