If you search up the most unique hotels in the world you’ll just get a ton of broken and fragmented results, and I like you got quite annoyed by that. That’s why I created this list, to be a comprehensive list of all the best stays you can get.

The world is filled with amazing places to adventure and incredible stays that you won’t see elsewhere. Every country has these stays so it becomes tough to know which ones are worth the money and which aren’t, this is where I come in!

I’ve compiled a list of the most unique stays you can possibly go to in every continent. No more wasting time on stays that are only semi unique, I’m about to show you only the best of the best.


Most Unique in North America

Angad Arts Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

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The Angad Arts Hotel in St. Louis has opened, which is great news for everyone who has ever dreamed they could sleep at their favorite art gallery. There’s spectacular artwork throughout the Angad, as well as pop-up performances, a musical playroom, and a gourmet David Burke restaurant. You get to pick the color you want to dominate your guest room: a bright red, green, yellow, or blue. This innovative hotel, which bills itself as a “incubator for the arts,” is located in the city’s Grand Center Arts District, which is home to more than 40 active arts institutions.

Art aficionados can also stay at the Benesse House in Japan, which features original pieces by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Yayoi Kusama, and David Hockney, as well as the Art Ovation Hotel in Florida, or any of the hotels in the United States.

Hotel De Glace, Canada

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The sparkling Hotel de Glace, located outside of Quebec City, Canada, is a winter wonderland. The rooms are entirely constructed of ice, with custom-built in-suite stoves providing a warm contrast to the icy environment. The one-of-a-kind lighting illuminates ice sculptures (including the bed and furniture), giving the room a quirky charm that you won’t find anywhere else. If you want to be truly pampered, book one of the Premium Deluxe rooms, which have a private spa!

Post Ranch Inn, California

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California is home to an eco-friendly hotel that should be at the top of your list. The Post Ranch Inn, perched atop the cliffs of Big Sur, is both an architectural masterpiece and a tranquil haven. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from the shower, a private sundeck, a wood-burning fireplace, and an outdoor hot tub perched on the cliff’s edge. It’s hard to realize that this sophisticated and opulent structure was formerly a thriving cattle ranch and homestead in the old west, where a cowboy and his family farmed for over a century before it was converted into an Inn in 1992.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Florida

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At the Animal Kingdom Lodge in Orlando, FL, get a firsthand look at Disney’s wonderful world. From your African-styled hotel room, you’ll get a view of countless acres of savanna plains. Allow the kids to take a stroll out onto the private balcony to see the gorgeous zebras grazing below. You may not be able to bring your entire family to Africa, but you can take them on an African safari at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, which features giraffes and more than 30 other exotic animal species. Finish it off with a delicious meal at one of the Lodge’s award-winning restaurants, such as Boma, which serves strong, African-inspired aromatic dishes you won’t soon forget.

Inn on the Cliff, Utah

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The Inn On The Cliff, located in Utah, is not for the faint of heart. The Inn provides a gateway to desert favorites like Snow Canyon, Pine Valley Mountain, and Zion Canyon, and is literally ‘on a cliff’ overlooking the little town of St. George in southern Utah. For the explorer, the Inn is the ideal spot to unwind. The apartments are furnished with relaxing earth tones and desert flora, and they are lit by huge windows that gaze out over the tranquil canyon below. In the morning, visit the neighboring Johnson Dinosaur Tracks Museum, then climb the canyon in the afternoon before returning to the Inn’s wonderful Cliffside Restaurant for a home-cooked, American-style lunch accompanied by stunning views.

Dog Bark Inn, Idaho

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The Inn On The Cliff, located in Utah, is not for the faint of heart. The Inn provides a gateway to desert favorites like Snow Canyon, Pine Valley Mountain, and Zion Canyon, and is literally ‘on a cliff’ overlooking the little town of St. George in southern Utah. For the explorer, the Inn is the ideal spot to unwind. The apartments are furnished with relaxing earth tones and desert flora, and they are lit by huge windows that gaze out over the tranquil canyon below. In the morning, visit the neighboring Johnson Dinosaur Tracks Museum, then climb the canyon in the afternoon before returning to the Inn’s wonderful Cliffside Restaurant for a home-cooked, American-style lunch accompanied by stunning views.

The Venetian, Las Vegas

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The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is one of the most unusual hotels in the United States. This is a high-end hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip. It is extremely vast, with 36 stories and around 7000 rooms and suites. The appearance of the hotel is what distinguishes it. The entire resort resembles the Italian city of Venice. This is reflected in the architecture and facilities. For instance, there is a canal that resembles Venice. It’s even possible to take a gondola trip here, which is fantastic!

Great Wolf Lodge, Ontario, Canada

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It is an all-inclusive resort that is definitely worth a visit, with indoor water parks, interactive games, an arcade, and a variety of indoor entertainment like as bowling lanes, climbing structures, and family-friendly cuisine. A woodland-themed resort with a wolf as its mascot, one of its unique attractions is its special-themed rooms, which children will love.

Me and my kids slept in the Wolf Cave suite, which features a little log-cabin-style “wolf den” with a snug bunk bed that makes you feel like you’re sleeping in the woods. Consider a hotel room with a kid’s clubhouse. It was a huge hit with our kids! KidCabin Suites, Grizzly Wolf Suites, and Bear Cub Suites are among the other themed suites.


Most Unique in Europe

The Arbor Houseboat, Isle of Wight, UK

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Take a boat to the Isle of Wight off England’s southern coast, then transfer your belongings to another boat: this exclusive hotel. You know how you’ve always fantasized about staying on a houseboat, but the reality is less than enticing, with cramped quarters and a case of motion sickness from the continual rocking? The Harbour Houseboat avoids these difficulties by resembling a massive Manhattan family apartment…complete with portholes. It can accommodate up to six adults, making it ideal for a family vacation. Enjoy the lift of the high tide, relax on the sun deck, peer out the telescope at the horizon, or spread out anywhere on the 72-foot lighter boat. The open-air living and dining rooms are big and comfortable.

Treehotel, Sweden

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This unusual collection of rooms, constructed by several architects and dangling 4 to 10m (13 to 33ft) over the ground, is placed in a tall, sloping pine forest in Sweden’s most northerly county. From the Guesthouse restaurant, walk five minutes through the forest to your room, which is accessible via a ramp or bridge. The forest-reflecting Mirrorcube and the stick-shrouded Bird’s Nest, for example, are disguised. Others, such as the 1970s sci-fi movie-style UFO with its electric stairway, purposefully contrast the environment. This is a terrific area to be close to nature, with spectacular views of the vast Lule River and, on rare occasions, the northern lights.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal, Spain

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Frank Gehry, the architect behind Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum and a slew of other renowned structures, designed this contemporary château in 2006. This luxury hideaway on one of the region’s oldest wineries is built to give vast views over the neighboring vineyards and is nestled among the ancient walls of medieval Elciego and the wine-growing wooded hills of Rioja. The undulating titanium canopies in gold and pink, which play on the wine-related imagery, appear to float 9m (30ft) over the ground on three massive columns. With crooked maple wood walls and zigzag windows, Gehry’s signature playfulness extends throughout the huge interior. This property is a wine lover’s dream, with red loungers by the pool, a Merlot wrap at the spa, and a complimentary tour of the barrel-stacked basement.

Village Flottant de Pressac, France

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On the grassy, sheep-nibbled side of the Ponteil pond, wildlife surrounds these floating, solar-powered sheds, thatched huts, stilted lodges, and safari tents. These include kitchens and outside patios, as well as fishing boats in some cases. In the floating BBQ cabin, dine on grilled Poitou lamb, marinated seasonal vegetables, and creamy farmhouse Tomme de Savoie cheese, or bream with lemon and brioche perdue on the marina restaurant’s waterside quay.

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam, Holland

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This is what it would look like if you piled dozens of typical Dutch houses 40m (131ft) high like enormous blocks of lego. Each façade reflects a different style of local cottage, with wavy gables, carved white eaves, dormer windows, and green painted barge-boards; the one blue home is inspired by a painting by Claude Monet here in 1871. One large Zaandam-themed statement picture hangs in each room: a wall-sized antique advertisement or black-and-white photograph. Swim in the pool, eat sea bass and strawberries at the restaurant, and then cross the street to the train station, where you can be in Amsterdam in 12 minutes by train.

Null Stern Hotel, Switzerland

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Consider the following scenario: Without any walls or roof, a welcoming bed out in the open in the Swiss Alps (6,463ft above sea level), where you may sleep beneath the stars and wake up to stunning mountain vistas and blue skies. You’ve arrived at Null Stern’s one-of-a-kind concept hotel in Switzerland, where you’ll be surrounded by nature. Furthermore, this unique hotel has a butler who will bring you breakfast in bed! Try it out; we’re sure it’ll be unlike anything you’ve ever done before.

Crane Hotel Faralda, Amsterdam

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Are you brave enough to stay in a crane for an extended period of time? The Crane Hotel Faralda in Amsterdam is a one-of-a-kind accommodation with three apartments perched atop a crane! The stay is unusual and special, yet it is not distant from the city. The interiors are painted in bright colours in a quirky manner, in keeping with the crane’s showy exterior. Large windows provide wonderful views of the IJ River on one side and the city on the other. Relax in the rooftop spa pool and take in the panoramic views, which are especially beautiful when the lights turn on at night. Bungee jumping from the crane’s top is an option for thrill seekers (a seasonal feature).

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Norway

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This is your opportunity to stay at the world’s most northern ice hotel. Every January, the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Norwegian Lapland is rebuilt with a new theme before melting away in the spring. This is the pinnacle of exclusivity. It looks like something out of Disney’s ‘Frozen,’ carved entirely out of ice. Here, even the beds are made of ice! But don’t worry, the heavy sleeping bag provided will keep you warm. Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime Arctic adventure as the Aurora Borealis illuminates the night sky.

Belle Tout Lighthouse, UK

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At Beachy Head, the Belle Tout Lighthouse is a one-of-a-kind location to stay. This 1832 lighthouse has been converted into a bed & breakfast with panoramic views of the English Channel, the surrounding landscape, and the mysterious Seven Sisters. The accommodation and services here offer a comfortable and memorable break with themed rooms such as ‘The Captain’s Cabin,”Old England,’ and’Keepers Loft.’

Most Unique in Asia

Keemala, Thailand

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At this palm and bougainvillea-decked rainforest resort at the foot of the lush Kamala hills, each villa has its own pool. They can take on the appearance of thatched cottages, exquisite tents, illuminated tree houses, or artistic bird’s nests. The various house designs are based on legends about ancient silk road clans. From afar, it resembles a wooded kingdom, and the entire facility exudes a sense of wonder, whether you’re getting raindrop therapy at the spa or sipping tropical drinks at the poolside bar.

Conrad Rangali Island Resort , Maldives

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Conrad Hotel Maldives Rangali Island Resort is an award-winning tropical island resort where you can get up close to the sea life.

The hotel’s Muraka, the world’s first undersea apartment with a master bedroom buried 16 feet below sea level and constructed with a 180-degree curved acrylic dome, lets you sleep on the ocean floor.

Enjoy the outside terrace and infinity pool on the upper floor.

During the day, explore the Indian Ocean’s depths and beauty, then retire to your private underwater aquarium at night.

Crazy House, Vietnam

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Inventive and unique, wacky but artistic. Crazy House or Hang Nga Guesthouse in Dalat, Vietnam, has received great reviews.

Rooms are individually themed and arranged like a fantasy house, and the hotel is known for its unusual construction.

Explore the works of Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga, who created the space “based on organic architectural principles to mimic nature.”

You can explore Crazy House’s architectural marvels or relax in the verdant gardens while taking in Dalat’s fresh breeze. Definitely a memorable visit at one of Asia’s most unusual hotels!

Kumbuk River Eco Resort, Sri Lanka

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The KumbukRiver eco-lodge provides a genuine taste of rural Sri Lankan living.

The lodge stands on the banks of the fascinating river that borders Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s top wildlife sanctuary, near the lively town of Buttala.

Spend the night at the two-story Elephant Villa, certainly one of Asia’s most unique hotels, surrounded by nature. Tree Luxuria (a two-story house built in between two trees overlooking the river), Boat House (an elephant-shaped house in the middle of a river paradise), and Jungle Cabin are among the other interesting lodgings (cabin with two wings located right at the river banks offering private views of the river and the wild).

Seaventures Oil Rig, Borneo

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Does staying in an oil rig sound like an adventure to you? In Borneo, an oil rig was transformed into a modern scuba diving platform and resort, the Seaventures Dive Rig Resort, the world’s one and only dive rig as of this writing.

While the hotel still retains the appeal of a working rig, the rooms are comfortable, offering unique accommodation amidst a world-class scuba diving facility teeming with spectacular coral reefs.

And if there is one place that offers an unobstructed view of the breathtaking sunset and the surrounding area, it has to be the Seaventures sundeck.

The Imperial Boathouse Hotel, Ko Samui, Thailand

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Thailand’s tourism business is flourishing, and each year, more and more unique places to stay open. The Imperial Boathouse in Koh Samui, Thailand, is created up of modernized old rice barges that used to convey food and commerce up the Chao Praya River. This hotel features luxurious accommodations, amenities, and even a pool shaped like a boat. You may also arrange activities and Thailand tours here if you want to see more of the country.

Rivers Floating Lodge, Koh Kong, Cambodia

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The 4 Rivers Floating Lodge is one of Asia’s most picturesque lodging options. This beautiful hotel in Cambodia features 12 tented bungalows on the banks of the Tatai River. This is undoubtedly one of the most imaginative locations to stay in the country, with amazing amenities such as high-tech televisions, free wifi, and entertainment.

Kumbuk Hotel, Buttala, Sri Lanka

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Looking for a unique eco-friendly lodging option? Check out Sri Lanka’s magnificent Kumbuk hotel. This slightly odd-looking hotel, located on the banks of the Kumbbukam Oyan River, is an architectural marvel that offers travellers the opportunity to stay in eco-friendly wood and straw accommodations.

The hotel is one of the most soothing places to stay in the country, as it is situated in an area rich in nature and fauna. If you’re an eco-tourist, combine your adventures by volunteering in Sri Lanka, where you may work with elephants and marine turtles.

Container Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Are you looking for a unique place to stay? Check out the incredible Container Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, which is unlike any other place on the planet. The resort’s interiors have been modernized with comfortable and modern accommodations made from recycled freight containers. This hotel is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s city center and is quite inexpensive.


Most Unique in South America

SkyLodge Adventure Suites, Peru

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SkyLodge’s transparent luxury pods, which dangle 1,200 feet above the Sacred Valley of the Incas (about 12 miles north of Cusco), are only accessible from the valley below by a combination of protected climbing routes and zip lines. Each of the three suites, which are made of aerospace aluminum and weather-resistant polycarbonate, measures 24-by-8-feet and has four beds, a dining area, a private bathroom, and a 300-degree view of the Andean mountains.

Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile

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In the heart of Chile’s Patagonian Rainforest, a fairy tale comes to life.
The name comes from a favorite book of the owners, and it was originally a location for friends to stay while enjoying the hunting and fishing resources of the Hulio Hulio reserve. The Magic Mountain is a mountain with magical abilities that grants wishes, according to the narrative. The lodge is quite unique, with a waterfall falling from the peak of the roof.

Your senses grow tuned to the lively ecosystem of the forest, as you’d anticipate from being somewhere secluded. Condors and eagles soar across the sky, as pumas stalk the ground.

EcoCamp Patagonia, Chile

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EcoCamp, Patagonia’s first entirely sustainable hotel and the world’s first Geodesic hotel, opened its environmentally friendly doors in 2001 and has been welcome trekkers and nature lovers ever since. EcoCamp provides upmarket camping in domes inspired by the region’s traditional nomadic people, which are resistant to the harsh Patagonian environment and use advanced green technology. By day, guests hike through stunning landscapes through rivers, glaciers, mountains, and wildlife, and by night, they relax in EcoCamp’s domes with excellent cuisine and drink.

Machu Picchu Sanctuary, Peru

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This old Inca village has some of the nicest vistas in the world. The Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, at 8,200 feet above sea level, is the only hotel within the Machu Picchu Inca citadel’s sanctuary. The lodge features 29 well-appointed rooms and two suites, all with spectacular views of Machu Picchu’s ruins and the Sacred Mountain.

Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Hotel

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Have you ever fantasized about owning a vineyard? This wine hotel in Argentina’s Uco Valley, one of the country’s best wine areas, may help you realize your ambitions. The hotel, which is located in the Andes Mountains’ foothills, allows visitors to invest in a private vineyard that will be managed by an agronomist team according to your farming plan. After that, you can pick your own grapes, participate in the winery’s grape selection, and design your own mix. Alternatively, you can relax and enjoy the vineyard’s own wine while dining on a typical Argentinian BBQ grilled over open fires in the vineyard.

Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador

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Mashpi Lodge, a magnificent resort perched on a scenic plateau that offers a similar feel to the Amazon – but is conveniently located within an hour’s drive from Ecuador’s capital of Quito – allows you to immerse yourself in the Ecuadorian rainforest. The lodge, which is housed in a former lumber mill, has floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that allow guests to fully immerse themselves in the surrounding forest, which is home to towering trees, stunning waterfalls, and over 400 species of birds. Take a guided stroll through the rainforest or ride the hotel’s Dragonfly canopy gondola through the treetops.

EXPLORA PATAGONIA, CHILE

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Escape to Lake Pehoe’s mountain-mirroring shoreline, where the Explora Patagona leaves its mark on the Torres del Paine National Park’s terrain. After a day of exploring the rough landscape, relax in one of the four open-air jacuzzis that overlook the Paine River’s blue waters. After soaking in the tranquilly, head to the Explora’s bar to sample the local Chilean wines and beverages on offer. Tierra Hotels.

BELMOND HOTEL DAS CATARATAS, BRAZIL

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he luxurious Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas is surrounded by the spectacular Iguazu Falls, monkeys, and tropical flowers. This pastel-pink retreat, which has been restored to its former 1950s elegance, was South America’s first five-star hotel and has managed to keep its distinction after all these years. A fine dining restaurant with an outdoor terrace, a large heated swimming pool, tennis courts, and a spa are all available at the hotel.


Most Unique in Australia

Taronga Zoo

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Wake up to spectacular views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House after a night safari at Taronga Zoo!

Roar & Snore evenings at the zoo offer up close encounters with some of the cutest animals as well as luxury glamping and a buffet dinner. An exclusive night safari, led by some of the top guides, will allow you to experience the Zoo and our creatures like never before.

Roar & Snore is extremely popular, and most evenings are sold out months in advance.

Daintree EcoLodge

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We’ll be honest: it’s one of the most attractive eco-lodges we’ve seen (and we’ve seen a lot!). The number of awards also confirms this. Because this one-of-a-kind eco-hotel is located in the world’s oldest rainforest (110 million years old), you can expect some exciting jungle excursions. If you prefer aquatic adventures, the Great Barrier Reef is only a short distance away.

Everything in this place was designed with the environment in mind. Even the spa menu was devised with the assistance of aborigines, who agreed to the lodge’s construction on ground they regard as sacred.

Saffire Freycinet

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This remarkable hotel mixes in wonderfully with its surroundings, thanks to its curved Tasmanian wood construction. Twenty suites have floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to take in the scenery and see wildlife.

A good restaurant is on site, and the beach is only 2 minutes away. VNP stands for Very Nice Place.

Q Station

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The Sydney Quarantine Station was renovated into a unique boutique hotel after 150 years of defending Sydney from European diseases. Your accommodation will have all of the amenities you’d expect from a 3-star hotel. If you want, you can choose a more private suite in a separate house. The majority of the surrounding structures have been restored to their former splendor, allowing you to take an interesting tour of history as well as…ghost-hunting!

And the last two are taken very seriously here! On the tour, you will use professional ghost hunting equipment similar to those shown on television shows. If you’re feeling particularly courageous, consider Ghosty Sleepover, where you’ll spend the night in one of the city’s most haunted locations.

Thorngrove Manor

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Thorngrove Manor has to be one of South Australia’s most unusual and ingenious luxury hotels, with its distinctive and creative architecture, fascinating aesthetic, and contemporary influence. On the outside, it has a humorous architectural style that makes it stand out. The hotel’s artistic and extravagant interiors are hinted at by the romantic castle-inspired towers and fantastical turrets. The hallmark property is influenced by the ideas of the Arts & Crafts movement and exudes an indescribable romantic ethereal aspect; inventive design transforms each space into a work of art. Thorngrove Manor, a unique 5-star boutique hotel, offers guests a fairy tale dreamland—romantics, this may be the conclusion of your adventure!

Secrets on the Lake

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The jungle on the shore of Lake Baroon, Montville, hides Secrets on the Lake. This is a romantic hideaway for couples who want to reward each other and relax in the double spa with a glass of champagne while overlooking the ‘Secrets’ gardens to the Lake. Each retreat has its own theme, artwork, carvings, and wrought iron embellishments, and each treehouse is designed to capture the breathtaking vista. Secrets, constructed high on the hillside, is the flagship treehouse, where visitors can stroll to the end of a timber boardwalk to a solitary, wonderful sanctuary. Imagine stepping into your colossal double shower and seeing your own own waterfall cascading down behind your cabin. Relax on your wooden swing seat, far away from the troubles of the world.

Zoofari, Kenya

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Zoofari Lodge, located near Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, is a really unique hotel with views of the African Savannah. The resort comprises of 15 African-style tented luxury lodges adjacent to a guest house with a fully licenced restaurant, bar, lounge area, and library; an outdoor saltwater swimming pool is also nearby. The new Animal View lodges have a spectacular view of the African savannah, which is home to giraffes, ostriches, and antelope. Guests can wake up metres away from the spectacular animals that call the Zoo’s savannah home, giving them a once-in-a-lifetime African safari experience. The African-inspired Animal View lodges also have magnificent king bedrooms and double baths, as well as a private deck to rest and unwind on.


Most Unique in Africa

HIGHLANDS CAMP, NGORONGORO CRATER, TANZANIA

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The Maasai are as well-known as the animals with which they share their East African savannah, and their fiercely independent sense of style has long influenced photographers and designers. This influence has now spread to safari lodge construction, with Highlands Camp including guest tents modelled after traditional Maasai dwellings. The experience is enhanced by staying in the same type of lodging that has been used in the area for centuries.

BIRDS NEST AT SEGERA, KENYA

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Staying at Segera Retreat is a rejuvenating experience that includes the opportunity to sleep like a bird in the amazing NAY PALAD star bed. It offers a bird’s eye perspective of the surrounding countryside from atop a tower. The star bed appears to be an untidy eyrie of a big eagle from the outside, but once inside, it is revealed to be a perfectly magnificent mini-lodge for two, with the option of sleeping out beneath the Kenyan night skies – a genuinely magical experience you’ll want to share with someone special.

Caves, Kagga Kamma, Cederberg, South Africa

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So you thought living like The Flintstones was simply a figment of your imagination? Reconsider your position. You may live in a cave in Kagga Kamma in the magnificent Cederberg, about 250 kilometers from Cape Town. These, on the other hand, are far from primitive in terms of interior design. Cave-dwelling is both luxurious and environmentally friendly.

The ten cave suites, each with its own private terrace, are cut out of the rock. Kagga Kamma also has an open-air room if you’re seeking for the ultimate in romance. You can spend a luxurious night sleeping under the stars on a lonely granite outcrop. And the Cederberg is home to a plethora of celebrities!

TiPi Bush Camp, Addo, South Africa

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Who hasn’t fantasized about sleeping in a genuine tipi? You may do just that at Tipi Bush Camp in the Addo Afrique Estate Game Reserve (which borders the Addo Elephant National Park).

The camp is located 80 kilometers from Port Elizabeth and offers three big, fully furnished Tipis that can each accommodate four guests. They’re far enough apart to preserve seclusion, and they both have breathtaking views of a wildlife-rich valley. Because there are no predators in the park, you can safely wander about and witness giraffe, kudu, nyala, eland, and other animals.

The goal is to be environmentally friendly, thus everything is solar.

Desert Camp, Namib Desert, Namibia

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You can sleep in house-tent hybrids at Desert Camp in the Namib Desert. These self-catering houses have adobe plaster walls and canvas bedrooms to mix in with the surroundings.

The Namib Desert is a unique location with an even more unique silence. The sky is huge here (and stargazing is incredible! ), the air is clean, and the horizon extends on forever.
Desert Camp, located at the gateway to one of Namibia’s most famous attractions, Sossusvlei and Sesriem, is an excellent base for exploring this intriguing and magnificent region.

Sky beds and star baths at Baines’ Camp, Zambia

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There are plenty of opulent lodges fit for royalty, but Baines’ Camp, nestled on the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, is one of the country’s most intimate camps. And it’s the sleeping arrangements that add to the allure of this lodge. As the sun sets, each of the five suites has a wheeled bed that can be pulled out onto your private wooden deck. Your “sky bed” awaits you. Cuddle up and spend a magnificent night staring at the star-strewn African sky, with the sounds of the Boro River and all of its inhabitants providing the music.

Boat Hotel on the Chobe River, Namibia

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You may stay at a tented resort in the Chobe National Park, or even better, one of the Chobe Princess vessels, a boutique houseboat that rests on the waterway that separates Namibia and Botswana.

Because each of the three floating homes has only a few rooms, guests may enjoy water-based safaris rather from being crammed into the back of a Land Cruiser all day. Spend some time cruising along the Chobe River, keeping an eye out for elephants seeking water, or try your hand at fishing from one of the smaller excursion dinghies.

The Chobe Princess guests will still be able to see everything the Chobe National Park has to offer, but from a different perspective.

Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania

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The Manta Resort on Pemba Island, just a short distance from Zanzibar, takes it a step further. They decided that a room floating on the beautiful blue sea wasn’t quite enough, so they built a three-story apartment with an underwater level that housed the bedroom.

You’ll be able to see a variety of colorful marine creatures while you recline beneath the surface, thanks to the suite’s underwater spotlight, which draws them closer. A security guard will be stationed nearby, and you will be given a cell phone in case of an emergency. Aside from that, you’re guaranteed complete privacy. At a whopping $1500 per night, it will undoubtedly be a journey to remember.