10 amazing hotels that should be on your bucket list
We all dream of travelling to places we’ve never been, to see something we’ve never seen. So, for those of you who are craving for that trip of a lifetime, we’ve compiled ten of the most extraordinary destinations that’ll be worthy additions to your bucket list.
Explora Patagonia is one of the top destinations in Patagonia, Chile.
If you enjoy treks and horseback rides – these are just some of the adventures you could take at this all-inclusive hotel anchored in Lake Pehoé, right at the heart of Torres del Paine National Park.
This 5-star lodge is surrounded by acres of unadulterated nature with colossal views of glaciers, lakes and mountain ranges. It’s a luxurious camp juxtaposed with a rugged landscape.
At Explora Patagonia, you’ll be pampered by its luxurious interiors. But outside its walls, your next adventure awaits.
Ananda in the Himalayas
Imagine yourself meditating in an award-winning luxury spa at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains.
Ananda in the Himalayas is a destination hotel and spa that sits on a 100-acre ancient Maharaja’s Palace Estate, hidden in forests, overlooking a spiritual town and the Ganges River valley.
This is the perfect getaway for wellness enthusiasts and those who are into yoga and meditation. It also serves healthy organic cuisine to restore balance to your physical, mental and spiritual being.
If you want to try living like an Eskimo in a structure made of ice, then ICEHOTEL should be on your bucket list.
It’s a world-famous snowtel that changes design every winter and doubles as an art exhibition made of ice. And for those looking for a fixed suite, the property also offers ICEHOTEL 365, which is a permanent structure that has luxury and art suites, as well as a bar, and of course, an ice gallery.
This winter wonderland is located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle.
Lough Eske Castle
You can be kings and queens when you stay at the Lough Eske Castle.
It’s a five-star castle hotel that was fully restored and hidden in a lakeside estate, just outside Donegal Town.
The hotel is surrounded by 40 acres of woodland and gardens. And inside the castle, you’ll find grand staircases, renaissance paintings, sculptures and acres of polished wood.
A combination of the old and new, the Lough Eske Castle will bedazzle you with its magic.
Cour des Loges
You’ll find it hard to resist the grandeur and majesty of Cour des Loges, a five-star luxury hotel with extravagant rooms, a spa, and a Michelin-starred restaurant.
The hotel is housed in 14th to 17th-century buildings, creating an atmosphere that’s rich in history. At the heart of it all, you’ll find a stunning courtyard with a glass ceiling that’s truly an amazing site.
It’s a treasure waiting to be found in Lyon, France.
At the Rosewood Mayakoba, you’ll be surrounded by an emerald jungle and unspoiled white beaches. It’s a resort that defines a private world of unmatched luxury and sophisticated beauty.
This is the perfect getaway for those looking for a cultural immersion because from this hotel, you could take an exclusive journey to visit the ancient Mayan civilization. It’s a paradise waiting to be discovered. A lush landscape where art lovers and cultural enthusiasts thrive.
Rosewood Mayakoba is a serene oasis located in Cancun, Mexico.
Marqués De Riscal
A tailor-made destination for wine lovers, Marqués de Riscal is located in Ciudad de Vino (the City of Wine).
It’s a Frank Gehry masterpiece, a Luxury Collection Hotel, and a striking figure amidst legendary vineyards. You’ll be in awe of its marvellous design. Its interior and exterior details come close to none. From the curved maple walls to the leather furniture and marble bathrooms, every piece of furniture is well thought out.
The Marqués de Riscal in Spain is an avant-garde hotel you must see to believe.
The Manta Resort
Set in an island paradise off the east coast of Africa, The Manta Resort is for those looking to get away from civilization.
This five-star luxury resort offers close encounters with nature and an escape from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. It has underwater rooms where you’ll find yourself engulfed underneath turquoise waters.
Imagine yourself with marine life just outside your window. The Manta Resort will give you a truly surreal experience.
Le Sirenuse Hotel
Staying in Le Sirenuse Hotel is like living in a dream.
It’s considered as one of Italy’s leading seaside luxury hotels and it offers stunning views of the Amalfi Coast.
Le Sirenuse Hotel is a 58-room summer house that sits in the sun-drenched town of Polistano, just a couple of hours from Naples. It’s a romantic getaway where you’ll see sprawling grape trellises, houses coloured in pastel, and some of Italy’s finest art.
Ion Adventure Hotel
Built in an incomparable environment, Ion Adventure Hotel is surrounded by fire and ice.
It’s accessible from various parts of Iceland and shows off the best of the country. From the volcanic marvels of Mount Hengill to the urban sophistication of Reykjavik.
In Ion Adventure Hotel, you’ll find driftwood and lava, while enjoying the Northern Lights at night.