Photo property of Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve
Kagga Kamma is situated in the Cederberg mountain region among the red-brown textured sandstone formations. The accommodation choices are the reason that you are here. Choose the Outcrop Open Air Room to sleep under the stars, while listening to the sounds of the night on a remote rocky outcrop with a bedside fire. Another unique option are the Bushman Lodges. Choose one of five thatched rondavels or one of ten cave suites, built into the rock formations. Explore the formations closely from your private terrace. During the hot summer months, cool off in the swimming pool, seamlessly blending in between large rocks.
Photo property of Eremito Hotelito
Nature, peace and spirituality come together to form the unique retreat that is Eremito Hotelito del Alma, located in Umbrian valleys, 2 hours away from Rome, Italy. The restored eco-friendly building dates back to 14th century, and offers 14 rooms or “Celluzze” perfect for meditation. Enjoy The Relax Area, entirely dug out from rock. Take a steam bath on a cool night. Let the stillness inspire you.
Photo property of Adrere Amellal
If you are planning on visiting the Siwa Oasis in Egypt - Adrère Amellal is your option for a true luxury setting. You will be taken care of from the start with all the meals and activities included. The location is pure magic with the resort sitting on the edge of the "Sand Sea", with the "White Mountain" as a backdrop and a salt sea right in front of your eyes. Surrounded by date palms, the house is built from mud and salt. Each one of the 40 rooms are unique with mud walls, wood floor, and kilim rugs. There is no electricity and the rooms are intimately lit with homemade beeswax candles.
Photo property of Hotel Can Mostatxins
Hotel Can Mostatxins is a beautifully restored boutique hotel dating back to the 15th century. It is located in the heart of Alcudia, a medieval walled town of Mallorca, Spain and surrounded by the Bay of Pollenca and Tramuntana Mountains. There are 8 bedrooms with exposed sandstone, renovated to combine the original Gothic style and modern design. The Tower Executive Room and the Tower Suite are accessed by a private glass walkway. Both have kept the low doorway and the medieval window and have a wonderful terrace with views across the whole city.
Photo property of Argos Hotel
Argo’s slogan is “Wake Up To A Dream” and what a mystical world they’re describing. Situated on the site of an ancient monastery in the Old Uchisar Village, the panoramic views of Cappadocia will mystify you. Inside, you’ll find stunning décor and eco-conscious design. They’ve sourced the finest patterns, pottery and pillows to embellish their already elegant furniture. The rooms are a lovely blend of traditional and modern elements. On the cooler nights, find a fireplace tucked into the walls of your candlelit cave room, and for the warmer nights, wade into a private pool/grotto found just steps from your bed.
Photo property of Monaci Delle Terre Nere
Monaci Delle Terre Nere is a charming boutique hotel at the foothills of Mount Edna, the biggest active volcano of Europe. Surrounded by tranquil Sicilian countryside, with the Mediterranean Sea in the distance. The hideaway has been converted from a 19th century monastery and vineyard. There are 20 individually designed rooms, throughout the property, combining traditional wooden and stone architecture and modern design, with of the walls are made from actual lava rock and the reception converted from an old grape pressing factory. Monaci is focussed on sustainability and organic produce and is one of only three certified Eco-Bio places in Sicily. Wander through the orchards, sleep under the olive trees, or visit the organic farm. Relax by a personal fireplace on the cooler nights, or take a dip in the infinity pool during the hot days.