5 Unusual Hotels You Will Love

Are you facing wanderlust but just cannot decide where to go? Or is there something holding you back from seeing the world? Here’s a list of 5 interesting hotels in the emerging regions that might give you that final push to buy that plane ticket and get outta here!

1. Kumbuk River Eco Extraordinaire, Sri Lanka

Stay inside a 40-foot elephant!
Stay inside a 40-foot elephant villa. Yes, elephants are not just gods, they are also homes!

 2. Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia

A room in the Palacio de Sal. Located at the edge of the famous Bolivian Uyuni salt plains, this resort's walls are made entirely of salt! Salty dreams...
A room in the Palacio de Sal. Located at the edge of the famous Bolivian Uyuni salt plains, this resort’s walls are made entirely of salt! Salty dreams…

3. The Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

The giraffes on this manor were moved here after the loss of their natural habitat. They are allowed to roam the compound freely, giving you an opportunity to feed them and take pictures as they poke their heads through your windows! Not suitable for people who need their privacy.
The giraffes on this manor were moved here after the loss of their natural habitat. They are allowed to roam the compound freely, giving you an opportunity to feed them and take pictures as they poke their heads through your windows! *Not suitable for people who like their privacy more than cute visitors. 

4. Montana Magica Lodge, Chile

This awesome hotel has waterfalls cascading down from the top outside the windows of the 13-room retreat. The lodge is situated in the middle of a private reserve, and is only accessible by foot.
This awesome hotel has waterfalls cascading down from the top outside the windows of the 13-room retreat. The lodge is situated in the middle of a private reserve, and is only accessible by foot.  Read our guide to getting around Chile here.

5. Mamara Antalya, Antalya, Turkey

The Mamara Antalya is the world's first revolving hotel, with a 24-room spinning loft that provides guests with a constantly changing 360 degree view.
The Mamara Antalya is the world’s first revolving hotel, with a 24-room spinning loft that provides guests with a constantly changing 360 degree view.

Or maybe, you care more about where you’re going than where you’re staying… if so, check out our Top 10 Beach Holidays here and the World’s Best Bungy Jumps here.

 

If you have any interesting stories to tell regarding your experiences in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, South Asia or Russia and Central Asia, email catchus@gobeyond.sg, we cannot wait to hear from you!