20+ Of The Most Secluded Hotels In The World
Perfect for people who hate people!
1. Explora Patagonia in Patagonia, Chile
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On the shore of Chile’s Lake Pehoé and the Cordillera Paine mountains, Explora Patagonia is pretty much the most photogenic hotel in the world. Plus, it’s around 170 miles from the nearest city, so it’s just you and this llama out there!
2. Sossusvlei Desert Lodge in Namibia, Africa
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The Namib Desert is the type of place you run out of water after wandering aimlessly for three days on the back of a camel. But at the Sossusvlei Desert Lodge you’re greeted with a luxurious oasis of fine dining and comfort. And no civilization for miles means you’ll catch some of the clearest starry nights ever.
3. Treehotel in Harads, Sweden
Remember that feeling of climbing a tree as a kid, with each tree branch taking you a little bit further from all the parents, teachers, and prepubescent problems of the day? Well, Sweden’s Treehotel brings that feeling back with a touch of contemporary design and amenities. Also, without the sheer terror of realizing you’re stuck in tree.
4. The Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, Canada
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Staying at the Wickaninnish Inn is a lot like camping. But with back rubs, secret coves, and all the oysters your heart desires. Not bad!
5. Lion Sands Reserve in South Africa
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At the Lion Sands Game Reserve you’re probably more likely to have a conversation with a large carnivorous cat than actual person. It’s perfect for those hoping to ditch the city for an authentic “Lion King” experience. Hakuna matata!
6. The Manta Resort at Pemba Island
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In the waters off the coast of east Africa is a floating hotel room where guests can literally sleep with the fishes. It’s definitely not the fanciest room in the world, but worth the stay if hiding underwater characterizes your deep hatred for humanity.
7. Hotel Villa Honegg in Ennetbürgen, Switzerland
Nestled against Switzerland’s mount Bürgenstock is a 5-star hotel with a view to die for. Imagine yourself looking out over Lake Lucerne, drinking a Rivella and enjoying a nice cheese fondue–miles away from anybody who could possibly recognize your face. Now that’s the life.
8. Viceroy Hotel in Bali, Indonesia
Why not just hop in your private helicopter and fly that bad boy to the remote Viceroy Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. There you’ll find absolute serenity in their insane infinity pool–just don’t swim near the edge!
9. Adrère Amellal in Siwa, Egypt
Adrère Amellal is literally an oasis nestled within the hot Egyptian desert. Of course, don’t expect electricity in a place as secluded as this. But isn’t that a great excuse to avoid communicating with people!
10. Whitepod Hotel in Monthey, Switzerland
Whitepod Hotel shacks you up in a giant golf ball overlooking Monthey, Switzerland below. From way up at 11,300 feet above sea level you can think to yourself, “look at all those fools down there, oblivious to the wonder and joy of my giant balls.”
Free Spirit Spheres at Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
Speaking of balls–Free Spirit Spheres offers an exciting treetop stay unlike anything you’ve probably experienced in your life. Haven’t you ever wondered what it’s like to live like an Ewok? Here’s your chance!
11. Amangiri Resort in Canyon Point, Utah
According to the resort, Amangiri actually translates into “peaceful valley” and is located on 600 protected acres of scenic Utah desert. There’s nothing but sand and rocks as far as the eye can see. Also, this pretty epic swimming pool right in the middle!
12. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in Maldives
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is the type of place you stay to feel like a Bond villain for the weekend. It’s accessible only by seaplane and offers swimming (and dining) with sharks. World domination costs extra.
13. Jade Screen Hotel in Huangshan, China
There’s only one way up to the Jade Screen Hotel and that’s by climbing 60,000 stone steps to the top. Just don’t look down!
14. Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort in Nizwa, Oman
Jabal Akhdar translates into “The Green Mountain” in Arabic and offers breathtaking views of the Al Hajar mountain range in Oman. The nearest airport is 2.5 hours away by car–plenty of space!
15. Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
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Sweden’s Icehotel is exactly what it’s like to vacation on planet Hoth. Except way more vodka and way less Tauntauns.
16. Kasbah du Toubkal in Imlil, Morocco
The Kasbah du Toubkal is a 4-star hotel located at the base of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Perfect for relaxing, hiking, and generally getting the hell away from people!
17. Fogo Island Inn on Fogo Island, NL, Canada
The Fogo Island Inn is located in a quaint fishing village on an island off the northeast coast of Newfoundland. There’s only 29 rooms here, each with their own ocean view. Totally worth the two-hour ferry ride to get there!
18. Moraine Lake Lodge in Banff, AB, Canada
The Moraine Lake Lodge offers some of the most breathtaking views in Canada. Included with the stay are guided hiking tours and canoeing in the beautiful Moraine Lake. Best part: not a crowd in sight!
19. Mashpi Lodge in Mashpi, Ecuador
Get in touch with your inner Indiana Jones at the Mashpi Ecuador Lodge, located in the heart of the Andean cloud forest. Yes, I said cloud forest.
20. Desroches Island Resort in Amirantes, Seychelles
This is about as secluded as it gets. Located on a remote Seychelles island, Desroches Island Resort is a private paradise offering crystal blue waters, white sandy beaches, and oceanic views that will make you wish you never had to return to civilization.
21. Hotel Arctic Ilulissat, Greenland
Hotel Arctic is the world’s most northernly 4-star hotel, offering breathtaking views of the frigid Arctic waters and fine Greenlandic cuisine. From a lovely park bench you can sit back and watch passing cruise ships navigate that mine field of icebergs. Fun!
22. Longitude 131 at Uluru Rock in Yulara, Australia
Longitude 131° offers the closest accommodations to Australia’s iconic Uluru rock formation. And with only fifteen sleeping spaces, it’s perfect for those who enjoy a little bit of alone time under the stars.