Something Unique

Something Unique

Dunton Springs, Colorado, USA

Dunton Hot Springs is a small and exclusive resort nestled deep in the Colorado Rockies. This perfectly restored ghost town thrives on contradictions; hand-hewn log cabins exquisitely furnished, a life-worn saloon serving food of startling quality, lung torturing trails followed by pampering massages, sensuous hot springs beneath shimmering snow banks. Free of cell phones, this romantic old mining town still provides high speed wireless internet access and video conferencing to the comforting sound of a tumbling waterfall.

From USD 7,100 per couple for a 3 day heli-ski package.

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Ice Hotel, Sweden

The entire hotel is on loan from the mighty Torne River and is a place where time stands still. When the spring comes and then finally the summer, the entire creation will once again become part of the rushing rapids coursing toward the sea. Stay amongst ice art in the shape of fantastic design and wonderful sculptures. Sleep in a thermal sleeping bag on a special bed of snow and ice, on reindeer skins. You are awakened in the morning with a cup of hot lingonberry juice at your bedside.

From USD 1,350 per couple for 3 nights.

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Corsewall Lighthouse, Scotland

 

The lighthouse is a listed 'A' building of major national importance. Its light still beams a warning for ships approaching the mouth of Loch Ryan, as it has done for 185 years. Your comfort is assured by the owner who personally runs and supervises the hotel. A peaceful, relaxed and friendly atmosphere awaits you at one of the most unique luxury hotels that Scotland has to offer. Some of Scotland 's most spectacular coastline is found within and nearby the 20 acre grounds of Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel.

 

The entire lighthouse can be exclusively rented out from GBP 1,500 per night and can accommodate up to 20 people.

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Serinn House Boutique Cave Hotel, Cappadocia , Turkey

Serinn Hotel is a unique boutique cave hotel that incorporates cutting-edge design with the intimacy of the natural caves. Nestling in the heart of Urgup, Cappadocia , with magnificent views of the town and surrounding mountains, the Serinn is a stylish hotel with just five guest rooms. Elegantly furnished rooms have been designed for your utmost comfort with sumptuous beds draped with fine cotton linens, fluffy towels and custom-made toiletries, as well as seamlessly integrated modern facilities.

Enquire for rates.

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Taj Lake Palace Udaipur, India

Located in the middle of Lake Pichola this is a dream of white marble and mosaic glistening in the moonlight, very reminiscent of the most beautiful tourist cliché in the world; the Taj Mahal. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Aravalli Mountains on one side of the lake, and lofty palaces on the other, the Taj Lake Palace spreads across a four-acre island – an almost surreal vision in marble. The Royal Butlers descendents of the original palace retainers look after all contemporary comforts and ensure that all guests are treated like Royalty.

Rooms from USD 550 per night.

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El Silencio Lodge – Costa Rica

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a planet-friendly sanctuary for soft adventure and inspired wellness. Silencio, Spanish for “silence”, is befitting of a destination where daily stress is hushed and the sounds of nature bloom. Explore and enjoy five hundred private acres of carbon-offsetting tropical cloud forest in Costa Rica ’s crisp central volcanic region.

From USD 240 per person per night, sharing.

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Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, Peru

This is the only hotel located adjacent to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu . One of the world's major heritage sites, this is a sacred and magical place of spectacular sunrises and mystical moonlit nights. The ruins are located in a lush jungle and are believed to have been built in the mid-15th century by Inca Pachacutec. Lost in history, it was not discovered until 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham. Enjoy the remains of the ancient culture of this unique place, considered part of Peru 's and the world's cultural heritage.

From USD 930 per person per night , sharing.

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Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Northern Tanzania

Luxurious safari tree house suites, crafted from local timber and palm fronds, this lodge is discreetly tucked away in an ancient mahogany forest in close proximity to the exquisite soda lake. Each tree house suite features large windows to invite the lush forest inside. The classically elegant rooms are fitted with contemporary furnishings in neutral colours and textures. Bedrooms have overhead fans, mosquito nets and earthy, understated features.

From USD 625 per person per night, sharing.

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Hydropolis Underwater Hotel, Dubai

Currently under construction in Dubai , Hydropolis is the world’s first luxury underwater hotel. It will include three elements: the land station, where guests will be welcomed, the connecting tunnel, which will transport people by train to the main area of the hotel, and the 220 suites within the submarine leisure complex. Reinforced by concrete and steel, its Plexiglass walls and bubble-shaped dome ceilings will enable guests to see fish and other sea creatures. It will cover an area of 260 hectares, about the size of London 's Hyde Park , and will cost an estimated £300 million. It is self-acclaimed to be a 10-star hotel.

Rates : TBA.

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