Article by steve
We’ve compiled a list of luxury hotels that are designed to merge with their natural surroundings, with some of the most farfetched and out of this world architectural structures we’ve ever seen. From rainforests and Alpine woodlands to the middle of the Indian ocean, these hotels are one of a kind. Take a look!
Hix Island House – Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Room prices between $135 and $460 a night (double room)
Located on a tropical Caribbean island paradise, with the Caribbean’s first all-solar powered guesthouse. Just a 22 minute flight away from the Puerto Rican capital San Juan, Hix Island house offers an unmatched view of the palm-lined coastline. With private open-air terraces and a hillside pool making it a perfect combination of nature and luxury!
Mashpi Lodge – Mashpi Reserve, Ecuador
Room prices up to $1,500 a night
Hidden away in the remote Mashpi rainforest, nestled between the Andean Mountains, Mashpi is a luxury lodge surrounded by biodiversity. Located in a forest that’s home to 500 species of bird, monkeys, peccaries and pumas, you’re surrounded by the sounds of wildlife. Not to mention 90% humidity and gourmet guinea pigs for supper.. It doesn’t get much wilder.
Whitepod Eco-luxury hotel – Le Valais, Switzerland
Room prices between $415 and $905 a night
Located in the alpine region of Valais in Southern Switzerland, these luxury pods blend perfectly into the landscape. To accompany the three standard pod choices (cosy, family and deluxe), they also have a ‘007 pod suite’, Swiss pod suite and Forest pod suite. The latter actually has a hammock hung from a birch tree ‘forest’ inside the room.
Garonga Safari Camp – Makalali Conservancy, South Africa
Room prices approx. $512 a night
90 minutes from Kruger National Park’s Phalaborwa gate, Garonga provides a perfect balance of wildlife and luxury. You can enjoy a range of activities from massages, an outdoor bath and even a outside bedroom so you can gaze at the stars. Garonga is a self-titled “safari for the soul”.
Nawelpi Lodge – Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, Chile
Room prices from $562 a night
Under the breathtaking Andes Mountain range, the Nawelpi lodge is in the heart of the Chilean Patagonian rainforest. Situated by the Fuy River, you can also engage in water sports and activities. If activities aren’t for you these beautifully crafted wooden lodges also include a heated pool, sauna and relaxation room.
Tree House Hideaway – Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India
Room prices from $542 a night
Five tree house hideaways sit among the trees of the Reserve, each named after the tree on which they are established. You can spend your stay enjoying the peace and tranquility of your room, or head out and discover a large array of bird, reptile and animal species. A two floor bar and dining hall also sits upon a century old Mahua tree nearby!
Juvet Landscape Hotel – Burtigarden Farm, Valldal, Norway
Room prices from $446 a night
A perfect combination of modern architecture and Norwegian nature, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is made up of nine unique detached rooms nestled between trees of birch, aspen and pine. Experience fantastic views of the river, valley and nearby waterfall. With great skiing opportunities nearby in the Winter!
Keemala Resort and Spa – Kamala, Phuket, Thailand
Room prices from $496 a night
The aptly named ‘Bird’s Nest Pool Villa’ pictured above comes with incredible views of the sea, rainforest and the rest of the resort. The resort is located on a hillside on the west coast of Phuket, with Patong and Surin beach nearby. The outdoor pool and sun deck is also a welcome addition!
Amangiri Suites – Utah Desert, USA
Room prices between $1400 and $2300 a night
Minimalist and made from natural materials, the Amangiri Suites blend perfectly into the Utah desert. Each suite comes with an outdoor terrace equipped with a fireplace, so you can take in the tranquility of your surroundings. Some suite options also come with a pool, plunge pool or sky terrace.
Water Villa at One and Only Reethi Rah – Maldives, Indian Ocean
Room prices between $1960 and $4017 a night
The beach villas at the Reethi Rah resort give you your own private island paradise, with beautiful views of the sunset over the Indian Ocean. The resort is located far from the Maldives’ capital Malé, neighboured only by coral atolls, lagoons and white sand beaches.
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