Some of the most remote places to sleep are also some of the swankiest…


Salty seclusion in Bolivia at The White Pods at Kachi Lodge

Amazing Escapes has created a space in which guests can appreciate the comfort of a standard hotel room in the unusual setting of a dome atop the Uyuni Salt Flats. Each dome includes its own private bathroom complete with proper heating. A cozy interior styled with soft carpeting and lanterns embraces the cold outdoors. The absence of Wifi allows guests to enjoy and appreciate the natural beauty of their surroundings from within the bubble. Kachi Lodge provides travelers with a one of a kind unique experience being the only property located directly on the Salar. Guests can travel from the property on mountain bikes, or follow hiking trails around the area to explore beyond the flats. Upon returning to the secluded domes, starry night skies can be appreciated with the provided telescopes.

Dive into a Cabin suite on Delfin Amazon Cruises’ Delfin I in Peru

Delfin Amazon Cruises presents travelers with the unique experience of traveling through Peru by way of the Amazon River. Delfin I epitomizes luxury offering personalized service and attention to those on board. Traveling along the Amazon creates views of the exotic area unlike those that can be found on land alone. The accommodations on Delfin I have panoramic terraces and floor to ceiling windows so that the surrounding wildlife and scenery naturally become the decor of the ship itself. Guests can access their own private whirlpools as some of the perks included in the private amenities. In addition, access to shared spaces include a lounge area, entertainment center and bar.

The “bandas” at Virunga Lodge, Rwanda 

Volcanoes Safaris Virunga Lodge houses ten bandas, Rwandese style accommodations, each with a private terrace. Situated high on a ridge with the Virunga Volcanoes and the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east, the bandas offer stunning surrounding views of the dramatic African landscape. Rwandese style fabrics and locally inspired furniture produce an exotic feel that allows travelers to in sleep in ultimate luxury while on their gorilla tracking retreat. Bandas offer an individual fireplace, a luxury shower room with a double vanity, and charging station to create a remote yet high end escape within the wilderness.

Get off the grid at Heritage Tours’ private encampment in Morocco

Thaalab Sahara is a private encampment designed exclusively for clients of Heritage Tours. Featuring three en-suite sleeping tents and a communal dining tent, the encampment hosts no more than six guests at a time, providing the ultimate setting for an off-the-grid experience.  Thaalab Sahara invites guests into the remote and lesser-known part of the Sahara Desert without sacrificing luxurious amenities, comfort, service and cuisine. The interiors of the tents are decorated in authentic Arabic fashion, adorned with hand-picked and locally sourced materials. Modern touches, colorful fabrics and custom designed ceramics accent the king beds that are covered in authentic Moroccan throws.

Remote exclusivity at Casitas at Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, Panama

At Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, guests are welcomed to a private archipelago full of adventure. Guests can spend their days exploring the wildlife, nature and activity in the islands and surrounding areas until heading back to their own private sanctuary. Offering accommodations for up to only 18 guests at one time, the casitas are meant to offer a feeling of remoteness and exclusivity such as having one’s own private “island within an island.” Each site has an outdoor deck containing its own plunge pool and cabana where guests can appreciate the feeling of privacy as nature wraps around them.



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