This week we will be taking you through 4 of the unusual hotels around the world, our first destination being New Zealand:
1) The Boot- Romantic Fairytale Accommodation, New Zealand!
The Boot, a private boutique accommodation is a unique luxury retreat designed in a romantic fairytale setting offering peace and privacy for the couples. It is located in the heart of the beautiful Tasman region of New Zealand and is a perfect way for exploring the highlights of Tasman Bay, Nelson, New Zealand. The door of the Boot opens to a courtyard surrounded by a fragrant garden. Inside, you can relax in the comfort of the couch in front of the open fire, or enjoy an early night in the upstairs bedroom. It makes for a perfect environment to unwind yourself.
2) Live the Eskimo Way at Iglu- Dorf, Switzerland!
Ever thought of spending a night in an igloo, well it’s possible in Iglu- Dorf. They are based out of Switzerland and have different types of igloos to offer. Their expedition sleeping bags guarantee a warm night’s sleep. If you are looking for a romantic stay then their romantic igloos makes the perfect choice. They are laid out with lambskins and designed by international artists. These igloo villages are located in different parts of this country like Gstaad, Zermatt, Engelberg, Zugspitze, Davos-Klosters and Andorra. Depending on the location, a whirlpool or saunas are also included in these igloo villages. There are various activities for you to do and are always dependent upon the respective weather conditions at the time. Spending a night here is always special, making these igloo villages an unusual place to stay in.
3) Unusual Destination- Hippo Point, Kenya!
Hippo Point, a private wildlife sanctuary located on the idyllic shores of Kenya’s Lake Naivasha, a two hours drive from Nairobi, settled in the heart of the Great Rift Valley. Here you will find birds, animals and nature that have existed in abundance for millions of years. You can enjoy communing with nature in comfort and can reconnect with yourselves, family and the extraordinary beauty, peace and serenity found in this special corner of Kenya. At Hippo Point you can experience the slow- safari and get carried away by the sounds of over 500 species of birds and 1100 animals roaming the grounds. Hippo Point gives you an option to choose from any of the luxurious rooms from Hippo Point Manor and Dodo’s tower. Hippo Point Manor is a magnificent 1930’s Elizabethan house that relic’s the Africa’s colonial past. Dodo’s Tower is an eight-story Tower and one of the most luxurious and private Kenyan homes visited by people who are in search of the wishing to contribute to conservation. Both are safe and luxurious spaces for you and your family or friends. At night you can hear the sounds of Hyena and Hippo calling and in the morning wake up with the cool spring air and walk along the birdlife near the lake shore or do yoga at sunrise, or jog with the Zebra, bike, meditate, read or simply enjoy breakfast in bed. Hippo Point is a rare luxury that cannot be missed, making it an unusual place to stay when planning your next vacation.
4) Tree House Hideaway- Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, India!
These exclusive Tree houses are spread in a dense jungle, merging into the jungles of finest tiger reserves of the world. Bandhavgarh is also popular for spotted deer, sambhar, barking deer, wild boar, jackals and a large variety of birds. Over here it is not uncommon to spot animals from the privacy of your balcony, which overlook the tiger reserve and the Bandhavgarh Fort. This property is designed in a captivating mixture of traditional jungle living and contemporary design. The tree houses are self contained and the bedrooms are furnished with understated accessories in natural and earth tones. This place offers a lot of excursions and activities, one of them being the morning and evening jeep safari.