Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Wilderness Hotels
White Desert  
Antarctica
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Meet the only luxury accommodation in Antarctica. Or actually, the only temporary lodge - out of season, its structures are dismantled without any human trace. The White Desert is a unique experience package for the super-rich set to run between November and January, starting in 2022. Unfortunately, outside this short …
Accommodation types: Ice   Igloo   Nature
Panorama Glass Lodge  
Lodge
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If you want to experience Iceland's breathtaking natural beauty fully, you should get as close to it as possible. The family-run business, Panorama Glass Lodge, rents out four small cabins in the Icelandic wilderness that you were dreaming of. The team is also working on a spectacular new location with …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Hella  Iceland  West Europe
Polar Hotel  
Radisson Blu
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Stay in the center of Longyearbyen, in the world's northernmost full-service hotel. There may be accommodations deeper into the no man's land of the frigid zone, but none with a hotel-level comfort. The hotel is located only 828 miles (1,333 kilometers) from the North Pole and has a unique atmosphere …
Accommodation types: Nature
Woodnest  
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The cabins overlooking the spectacular Sørfjord are hidden in an intimate environment of a deep green forest on the hillside of Odda. It takes about 30 minutes to walk up to this magical place. The cabins are the brainchild of Kjartan and his wife, Sal. When they started their journey …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Odda  Norway  West Europe
Art Villas  
Costa Rica
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Art Villas are nestled 300 meters above the ocean in a lush jungle of Costa Rica, surrounded by heavenly pristine nature. Wake up to the tropical sounds of scarlet macaws and spider monkeys in uniquely designed hideaways. There are not one but three individual state-of-the-art villa concepts here. Sitting atop …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
San Camp  
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Botswana's Makgadikgadi Pans are a serious rival to the famous Bolivian salt flats offering the largest soda lake in the world and none of the crowds that descend on Bolivia. It's one of the most secluded locations in the world, which boasts an abundance of wildlife: zebras, wildebeest, gemsbok, lions, …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote   Tent
Al Badayer  
Retreat
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Mysk Al Badayer Retreat incorporates traditional mud-brick buildings and luxurious tents spread around the edge of the sweeping dunes of the Emirates. This picturesque setting is favored by dune bashers and camp enthusiasts. As a result, Al Badayer is one of the most popular tourist areas in Central Sharjah. With …
Accommodation types: Desert
The Malori  
At Tswalu
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Malori means "dreamer" in Tswana, and there couldn't be a more appropriate name for this luxurious accommodation. The beautiful sleep-out deck in the middle of the Kalahari desert is so delightful it will make for the sweetest dreams. The deck is covered with thatch and open on all sides, letting …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Arctic TreeHouse  
Hotel
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A truly Arctic experience awaits you at the Arctic TreeHouse Hotel in Rovaniemi, Finland. Located in the Arctic Circle, the structure of this hotel encompasses Scandinavian design and Lappish traditions. The hotel is nestled atop a hill with floor-to-ceiling windows in the rooms, offering splendid views of the surrounding forest, …
Accommodation types: Nature
Apoka  
Safari Lodge
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The Ugandan Kidepo Valley National Park in the Northernmost part of the country is an unspoiled rugged savannah. The park is dominated by the presence of the 2,750 meters (9,020 ft) tall Mount Morungole. The Brits established Uganda's most remote game reserve in 1958 on 1,442 km2 (557 sq mi) …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Apoka  Uganda  Africa
S/V Noorderlicht  
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This schooner first set sail in 1910. It spent 100 years sailing to icy destinations all over the world, from the Arctic Circle to the penguin-strewn islands of Antarctica. Today, it has a double life. Since being restored to its former glory, it sets sail every summer on exciting expeditions. …
Accommodation types: Boat   Remote
Our Jungle  
House
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Set at the edge of the Khao Sok National Park, famous for its dense virgin forests, Our Jungle House spreads across 25 acres of privately owned rainforest. This unique location is decorated with beautiful limestone hills and a jungle river. There are twelve treehouses and ten bungalows on wooden platforms …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Nature   Treehouse
Shipwreck  
Lodge
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Wake up to the sight of endless sand dunes surrounding you. Then slowly realize the wooden structures next to you are actual shipwrecks. Notice the signs indicating that you are in a place called Skeleton Coast National Park. Burning sun, dunes, shipwrecks, and skeletons? Surely this must be a nightmare. …
Accommodation types: Boat   Desert   Nature   Remote
Location: Möwebaai  Namibia  Africa
AutoCamp  
Yosemite
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Going trekking to California's most iconic national park, but not sure where to stay? AutoCamp Yosemite is located near the entry to the park, surrounded by the greenery of the Sierra Foothills forests. The mid-century modern Clubhouse on-site is where you can hang out after a long walk in nature …
Accommodation types: Nature   Tent   Trailer
Location: Midpines  USA  North America
Bear Grylls  
Explorers Camp
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Have you ever tried to make fire without using a lighter or matches? This is the type of life-saver technique that you can learn at the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp. He is the guy you've seen on the telly running around in the rough wilderness, trying to stay alive by …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Remote   Tent
Tordrillo  
Mountain Lodge
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Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is only accessible by a small seaplane. This is the first crucial piece of information, painting a picture of a place unlike anything else. Remote is an understatement. The de Havilland Beaver airplanes stationed in Anchorage take a 40-minute trip to fly guests to this Alaskan wilderness. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Skwentna  USA  North America
Delfin Amazon  
Cruises
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How does immersing in the deep rainforest on a floating luxury hotel sound? Delfin offers precisely this. Starting from the Peruvian town of Iquitos, their three uniquely designed vessels are ready to cruise deep inside the Amazon jungle. Onboard you'll find spacious suites with panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the water …
Accommodation types: Boat   Jungle   Nature
Location: Iquitos  Peru  South America
Northern Light  
Inn
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The Northern Light Inn is not just a romantic name. You have a pretty good chance of spotting the Aurora dance right from this Icelandic hotel from August to April. They even have a designated viewing platform for this purpose, aptly called a Galaxy Balcony, where you can enjoy an …
Accommodation types: Nature
Belmond Eagle  
Island Lodge
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Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is over one hundred years old, and even though the rooms and amenities are modern, the serene surroundings seem timeless. Set on a private island on the Okavango Delta, Botswana, this eco-lodge is right at the heart of a pristine African wilderness. The tented rooms are …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Xaxaba  Botswana  Africa
Arctic Bath  
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On the outskirts of the small Swedish town of Harads, you'll find a minimalist escape on land and water. Accommodation here is in hand-crafted wooden cabins sporadically spread around the highlight of Arctic Bath, the spa building that looks like a crown made out of wooden sticks. The Scandinavian interiors …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Harads  Sweden  West Europe