Beautiful Hotel Valentinerhof Atop Alpine Meadow by noa*

noa* [network of architecture] studio have designed the Hotel Valentinerhof located on top Seiser Alm, the largest high altitude Alpine meadow, in Castelrotto, Italy. The main structure’s material is wood and natural stone built on approximate 3,350 meters above sea level. Description by noa*: The hotel is located in the village of Kastelruth next to the well-known Seiser Alm at approx. 1200 meters above sealevel. The family establishment was enhanced and enlarged with a [...]


Entrancing Kingston Treehouse in Africa's Lion Sands

Lion Sands Sabi Sand is one of the oldest and most successful private reserves in South Africa. The history of today’s Sabi Sand Reserve as a formal association dates back to 1948 when the landowners formed the private nature reserve. Part of the reserve is this enchanting Kingston Treehouse where guests wine, dine and spend the night surrounded by  candle lit lamps.


Amazing Vacation Retreat: Ayada Maldives Resort

Developed by Aydeniz Group, Ayada Maldives Resort is an amazing 112 villa resort located in the island of Maguhdhuvaa in Gaafy Dhaalu Atoll. The villas allow guests to have relaxing and relishing views of the azure Indian Ocean from a private pool and terrace. Photos from Aydeniz Group


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.