You may have been in a lot of luxury paradise hotels and enjoyed their luxury setting and facilities, but if you are an adventurer at heart, you are going to love the hotels we have featured in this collection of The 12 most unique hotel resorts you must visit.
It consists of a variety of hotels from everywhere around the world, put together in a single collection which showcases their unique sides that you probably have never and will never see in another place. Enjoy!
Sun Cruise Hotel, South Korea
Located high above the shores on the costal cliff in Jeongdongjin, a South Korean tourist resort known for having the best view of the sunrise, is a cruise ship that appears to have been mysteriously transported from the sea. That is Sun Cruise Resort & Yacht – the world’s first on-land cruise themed resort.
The resort was designed to give tourists a realistic feel of a cruise ship without the motion sickness. Overhead speakers play sounds of crashing waves around the ship and even bird calls.
The Ocean Flower, Maldives
The Ocean Flower is a pioneering development that takes its name and shape from a typical Maldivian flower, is the first of five spectacular oceanfront developments in the Maldives. The Ocean Flower offers an array of amenities such as a pristine beach, restaurants, shops, a diving centre, a spa, swimming pools and small private islands where you can relax or enjoy a picnic in the gentle ocean breeze.
Hotel Ještěd, Czech Republic
Czech architect Karel Hubáček is responsible for this retro-futuristic tower rising over 300 ft above majestic Ještěd mountain. The building itself has a futuristic flare (or at least “the future” according to the 60s) both inside and out. The tower was designed to naturally extend the silhouette of the mountain it tops, but isn’t merely decorative. It is a television transmitter, built to withstand the extreme climate.
Marqués de Riscal, Spain
Located in the renowned Vinos de los Herederos del Marques de Riscal’s vineyard in the medieval village of Elciego (Basque Country, northern Spain), the hotel’s spectacular curves, titanium roof and asymmetry of walls provide an elegant contrast to the historic wine cellars designed in 1858 by the architect Ricardo Bellsola.
Inntel Hotel, Netherlands
The Inntel hotel in Zaandam is without a shadow of a doubt, the main eye-stopper in the revamped town centre and a building that has set many tongues wagging in the Netherlands. The iconic green wooden houses of the Zaan region were the fount of inspiration for the hotel’s designer, Wilfried van Winden (WAM architecten, Delft). The structure is a lively stacking of various examples of these traditional houses, ranging from a notary’s residence to a worker’s cottage.
Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile
Though the hotel is shaped like a volcano, it has got water falling from its top instead of hot lava. There is a cable bridge leading to its front door, and often has an fantastic covering of moss and plant life making it look like a hobbit home, what makes the Magic Mountain Hotel truly magical is its location.
Desert Lotus Hotel, Mongolia
A magnificent new hotel has bloomed amid the vast sea of sands in Xiangshawan Desert, Inner Mongolia, 800 kilometers west to Beijing. Named the “Desert Lotus Hotel”, the structure consist of repeating triangular white tent tops, rotated 45 degrees and connected together in a circular formation like a lotus.
Spitbank Fort Hotel, UK
Spitbank Fort is a small luxury hotel in a Victorian-era sea fort off the coast of Portsmouth, England. The fort is one of four located in the Solent – a strait that separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.
King Pacific Lodge, Canada
King Pacific Lodge is considered as the only hotel in the world, where visitors can float on the water while they sleep during a rest, unlike cruise ships this hotel is a comfortable and unique as it passes through one of the largest nature reserves in the world, Princess Royal Island, Canada – a place full of flora and fauna.
Sarova Saltlick Game Lodge, Kenya
This catering establishment is located in the midst of the Taita Hills Sanctuary, a private wildlife conservancy at the foot of the Taita Hills bordering Tsavo West National Park, approx. six hours drive from Nairobi or three and a half hours from Mombasa.
Giraffe Manor, Kenya
The Giraffe Manor, built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan, is surrounded by 140 acres of its own park and forest thirty minutes from the centre of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, with superb views of the Ngong Hills.
Lake Palace, India
Lake Palace is a luxury hotel, of 83 rooms and suites featuring white marble walls, located on a natural foundation of 4 acres (16,000 m2)rock on the Jag Niwas is land in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, India.