Saffire Freycinet, Freycinet Peninsula, Australia
Tasmania is known for it’s rugged wilderness and wallabies. Who knew you can find a high luxury hotel in this forrest? But an aerial shot of the hotel is worthy of a double take. This stingray shaped structure houses 20 suites, a spa, a contemporary restaurant, and enough Eames chairs to satisfy the planet’s biggest design buffs. Among the suites, there are four pavilions, each with their own plunge pool. Definitely something you have to see before you die. It will cater to all your physical and spiritual needs.
Entre Cielos, Mendoza, Argentina
This luxury hotel wine & spa’s name says it all, it means “Enter Clouds” or “Enter Heaven”. Which truly is how this hotel will make you feel. It includes 16 luxury boutique rooms with breath-taking views of the snowcapped Andes Mountains and nearly a dozen acres of Malbec Vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. With an ultra-modern taste, timeless furniture, rotating art exhibitions, customized guest experiences tailored to personal wishes and the area’s first true Hamam + Spa, Entre Cielos offers guest a for sure life-changing experience. It includes a modern art trailer suite in the middle of vineyards with unreal views!
Treehotel, Norrbotten County, Sweden
Leave it to the Swedes to come up with an outer galactic hotel. Treehotel is located in the tall pine forest with spectacular views of the Lule River. The tree rooms are suspended 4-6 metres above the ground and are accessible by ramp, bridge, or electric stairs. You will turn into the tree people of the future, or an alien for the most part. With six different rooms all consisting of futuristic designs and names. For example, a UFO room that is literally shaped like a flying-saucer. Then there is the mirror cube, which literally looks like a mirror cube. Go on a dog sled ride in the mountains while you are there!
Hotel Unique, Sao Paulo, Brazil
With a name like Hotel Unique, you can expect anything but ordinary. No square buildings with an ice machine on every floor will suffice. Japanese-Brazilian architect Ruy Ohtake designed a modern version of Noah’s Ark. This boat will definitely take you to the destination you’ve been waiting for. There’s a rooftop pool with an underwater sound system, as well as two indoor pools with a slide. (Noah couldn’t fit that in his ark). Many of the rooms have curved walls and porthole windows with views of Sao Paulo’s famed Ibirapuera Park.
Amangiri, Lake Powell. Utah
You don’t have to leave the United States, to find an out-of-this-world hotel. This 34-suite resort will make you feel like you are astronaut on Mars. But instead, Amangir sits on 600 acres of wild and wind-swept desert terrain in South Utah. Hypnotic and dramatic, the outsized landscapes of the American Southwest inspire energetic explorations and serene wonder in equal parts. This is a welcome home for all Star Wars fanatics.