Selection shows hotels that offer much more than good accommodation

Always thinking of receiving with refinement and comfort tourists who visit some of the most remote regions of the world, some hoteliers are betting heavily on truly innovative investments, using a lot of creativity and technology, building a new tourism model that has been gaining more and more fans. .

Experience tourism is opposed to the classic type of mass tourism, seeking to offer tourists an involvement with the local culture, gastronomy and customs of the visited country. Some hotels offer this type of experience in an exclusive and unique way, such as the Tundra Lodge, a mobile hotel that offers unusual safaris in search of northern lights and polar bears in inhospitable regions of Alaska.

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In Brazil, Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge offers a charming structure amidst the trees of the Amazon rainforest, providing a unique contact with the families and animals that live in the region. Here we have selected 8 hotels that will captivate you with their locations and creative differences.

Hotel Kakslauttanen – Finland


With temperatures that reach -40ºC, Finnish Lapland, also known as Santa Claus land, is a region that receives many tourists as it is one of the best spots in the world for observing the Northern Lights. Surrounded by nature, the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort features charming igloo-style accommodations, where the entire structure is made of dew-proof glass, allowing guests to observe the phenomenon from the comfort of their own room.

Photo: Disclosure Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Photo: Disclosure Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Photo: Disclosure Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Kiilopä äntie 9, Saariselkä – Finland
Phone: +358 16 667100
Book here.

Lion Sands – South Africa


Elected among the 10 Best Safari Lodges in Africa, the Lion Sands has accommodations with luxurious spaces installed in the heart of the Sabi Sand reserve in South Africa. This is one of the most popular safari regions on the African continent, as it is possible to have contact with the “Big Five” (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo) in this region.

The hotel also offers all tours around the region in open 4×4 cars adapted for tourists to enjoy the tours better.

Photo: Publicity Lion Sands Private

Photo: Publicity Lion Sands Private

Photo: Publicity Lion Sands Private

Phone: +27 (0) 11 880 9992
Book here.

Xaluca Bivouacs – Morocco


Grupo Xaluca is an important hotel chain that supports tourists visiting the wonders of the south of the country. With a unit also in Merzouga, a point known as the gateway to the Sahara, the Xaluca Bivouacs it has charming tents decorated with rugs and handicrafts from the country amidst the gigantic and enchanting dunes of the desert.

In addition to the experience of staying overnight in the Sahara Desert, the hotel also offers typical foods from the region during meals and traditional Moroccan music with musicians who live in the region.

Photo: Publicity Bivouacs Xaluca

Photo: Publicity Bivouacs Xaluca

Photo: Publicity Bivouacs Xaluca

Merzouga, Erg Chebbi – Morocco
Phone: 00212 – 535 5784 5051
Book here.

Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge – Brazil


Located on the banks of the Rio Negro, approximately 180km from Manaus, the Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge is a hotel that offers experiences in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.

There are 16 Standard Chalets, 4 Superior Bungalows and 2 Panoramic Bungalows overlooking the forest, in addition to activities and tours available, essential to discover the beauties of the Amazon.

Photo: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Photo: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Photo: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Av. Eduardo Ribeiro, 520 – sl. 304, Center - Manaus
Phone: +55 (92) 3622-8996
Book here.

Uco's House – Argentina


Aimed at an audience that seeks gastronomic experiences, the Uco's house, in Mendonza, is located in the beautiful region of Vale de Uco, and offers its guests a real lesson on how the wine production process is carried out in the region, starting from the harvest of the grapes to the final creation of the drink.

Owner Alberto Antionini has dedicated his life to understanding the best way to produce wines and has blended his passion with business, which can be seen on a visit to the boutique winery.

Photo: Publicity Casa Uco

Photo: Publicity Casa Uco

Photo: Publicity Casa Uco

RP94, Manzano Historico, Mendoza – Argentina
Phone: +54 261 476-9831
Book here.

Ashford Castle Hotel – Ireland


Who stays at Ashford Castle Hotel you will experience true royal days. The historic building of 1228 has 82 rooms and leisure facilities such as a modern spa, tennis court, fishing area, bird watching, golf course, biking trail and horseback riding.

The hotel is 240km from Dublin on the shores of Lake Corrib. Ashford Castle was recently voted “Best Hotel in the World” at the Virtuoso Best of the Best Award 2015.

Photo: Disclosure Ashford Castle Hotel

Photo: Disclosure Ashford Castle Hotel

Photo: Disclosure Ashford Castle Hotel

Cong, County Mayo – Ireland
Phone: +353 (0) 94 954 6003
Book here.

Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure – Canada


The hotel Nature Habitat Adventures offers a very unusual type of safari for its visitors. The space that has 32 bedrooms, kitchen and living room, has a mobile structure and explores the icy landscapes looking for polar bears in the Churchill region, Canada.

The tour is conducted by the company Natural Habitat Adventures and lasts for seven days. During the tour, tourists can have close contact with polar bears on the balconies available, which serve as an open-air viewpoint during expeditions and admire the beautiful sunsets of the region.

Photo: Publicity Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure

Photo: Publicity Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure

Photo: Publicity Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure

833 W South Boulder Rd Bldg. F, Louisville – USA
Phone: +1-303-449-3711
Book here.

Casa in el Agua – Colombia


This is the cheapest option but not the least fun, the House on the Water is a fun hostel anchored in the middle of the Colombian Caribbean Sea. The hostel offers three accommodation options: hammock, shared room or private suite. Each one with its charm, and its differentiated price.

The structure is located on the island of San Bernando and in addition to the rooms it has a restaurant and a bar.

Photo: Publicity Casa en el Agua

Photo: Publicity Casa en el Agua

Photo: Publicity Casa en el Agua

San Bernardo Islas, Caribbean Coast, Colombia
Phone: +57 304 5371560
Book here.

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