Extraordinary Glow Worms Illuminate the Caves in New Zealand

The Waitomo Glow Worm Caves of New Zealand has been attracting visitors to its one-of-a-kind inhabitants, the bioluminescent glow worms. These tiny creatures also known as Arachnocampa Luminosa is about the same size as an average mosquito. Traveling by boat, visitors can explore a vast labyrinth of caves and underground rivers in Waitomo and travel through the famous Glowworm Grotto which showcases beautiful ambient lighting put on by the glow [...]

 

Dreamy Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena in Ibiza with Amazing Views

Situated in Ibiza is mid-way between Spain’s coastline and larger island Majorca is Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, a perfect place for a holiday. An Ibizan style estate suspended at 180 meters high at the top of a cliff, with panoramic sea views, located in the heart of a preserved natural park. A unique and magical, just 20 minutes drive from the bustle of Ibiza town, where everything was designed to enjoy both [...]

 

Elqui Domos Astronomic Hotel in Chile by RDM Arquitectura

Located in Vicuña, Chile, RDM Arquitectura designed the Elqui Domos Hotel with seven 4-person timber cabins in the form of PVC tent geodesic domes. Dubbed as the only astronomic hotel offered in the Southern Hemisphere, the Elqui Domos offer two-storey cabins with its own living area and bathroom on the lower floor  and a double bed on the upper floor complete with a detachable roof and terrace. Photos by James Florio

 

Sumptuous POD Hotel in South Africa by Greg Wright Architects

Greg Wright Architects designed POD Boutique Hotel located in Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. This sumptuous and stylish 15 bedroom suite hotel was completed in 2009. POD Boutique Hotel by Greg Wright Architects: Conceived of as a discreet and super-stylish location and getaway on the Camps Bay strip, this project is set to become the destination of choice for those “in the know”. A unique palette of granite, slate, timber [...]

 

Classic Charm of Spinaltermine Holiday Villa in Italy

The Spinaltermine Villa located in Umbria, Italy, is a perfect private haven with magnificent views of the Castello di Reschio estate. This 4-bedroom holiday home features a heated infinity swimming pool with changing room, a guest house, kitchenette and alfresco dining area.

 

Rustic Cerro Místico Hotel by FDS Arquitectos

If you would want to experience a perfect get-away with a bit of a rustic feel, then Cerro Místico in Lavalleja, Uruguay may just be the place that you have always wanted. Designed by FDS Arquitectos, this small hotel is surrounded by lush rolling hills that offer a breathtaking view that will leave you totally speechless.     [via homedsgn]

 

Jade Mountain Resort + Infinity Pool Sanctuary in Every Room

The Jade Mountain Resort located St. Lucia, West Indies is an infinity pool haven. With each room designed with its own infinity pool, guests can enjoy the stunning scenic view while taking a relaxing dip. Architect Nick Troubetzkoy,designed the Jade Mountain with a plethora of organic and bold architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s innate beauty.   

 

Bubbly QT Hotel Gold Coast in Australia

Australia’s newest hotel brand QT surely sounds and definitely looks like a cutie. Located in Queensland, Australia, QT Hotel Gold Coast, is the first in QT’s nationwide series of unique, designer hotel experiences. Nic Graham & Associates have designed its interiors with a very welcoming open-spaced setting, bold custom lighting and artist-crafted features. Aside from its existing hotels in Sydney, Port Douglas, Falls Creek, and Queensland, QT promises to open [...]

 

Stunning Hotel Wiesergut is a Haven in Winter

Monika Gogl, Gogl & Partners Architekten designed the architecture of Hotel Wiesergut located in Hinterglemm, Austria as a haven for those who love winter sports and warm hospitality. The hotel was a 14th century family estate that was converted into a contemporary 4-storey shelter situated right on Saalbach Hinterglemm ski area with majestic mountains in the background. Description from Hotel Wisergut: At Wiesergut, nature takes center stage. Monika Gogl of Gogl & Partner [...]

 

Extraordinary View with a Room Lets You Sleep Under the Stars

Inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, the Bangkok Treehouse by the river in Thailand grants guests with an extraordinary experience of immersing with nature. This green hotel and organic restaurant with cozy nests using bamboo as a building material. Beautiful outdoor bedrooms that lets guests sleep under the stars surrounded by natural pond. You will love the Bangkok Tree House if you love trees, plants, exotic lizards, birds, fireflies, cicadas, butterflies [...]