Photo property of Unique Garden Hotel
Unique Garden Hotel and Spa is a 300 thousand square meter detox and spa retreat in Mairiporã, Brazil. Surrounding a lush Atlantic rainforest and Cantereira State Park, the sanctuary is home to many rescued animals, rare birds, and tropical plants, and a perfect place to reconnect with yourself and nature. Choose a Cottage in the Mediterranean Village - the most central, close to all restaurants, spa, gym, pools, and the area for conversations and contemplation by the renowned architect Ruy Ohtake. The Flowers Cottage offer panoramic views and include a winter garden and fireplaces. The Presidential Cottage is the most spacious and exclusive with a private entrance and a courtyard.
Photo property of Mashpi Lodge
Mashpi Lodge is a luxury design hideaway 3 hours away from Quito, Ecuador. Sitting 950m above sea level between a rainforest and a cloud forest in the middle of a lush private reserve, the retreat is part of National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World. With views to the surrounding jungle through floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and open-air terraces, you will experience nature and wildlife like never before. Stay in one of three spacious Yaku Suites (meaning "water"), located on the first floor and featuring king size beds and bathtubs-with-a-view or in one of twenty Wayra rooms (meaning "wind"). Visit the spa and receive a treatment to the sounds of hummingbirds. Practice yoga at the outdoor deck. Relax in an open-air hot tub after a day of exploring.
Photo property of Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat
The Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is located in the Tweed Valley between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast. The Retreat is bordered on three sides by a World Heritage National Park, set among fern gullies and giant figs. Enjoy one of the 10 private bungalows, architect-designed in a perfect natural paradise. Each cottage is hidden inside an Australian rainforest for maximum privacy. Choose the Creekside Spa Cabins with exposed timber beams and a cozy atmosphere. The Tamarind Bungalow has a modern feel with a fireplace and a large deck. The Rainforest Canopy Bungalow and the Luxury Rainforest Lodge is a luxurious cabin accommodation with a spa and a fireplace. All cottages have floor-to-ceiling windows. The Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is equal parts luxury, magic and romance.
Photo property of Alila Ubud
Alila Ubud is a peaceful hillside sanctuary, situated on the edge of the Ayung River Valley in Bali, Indonesia. The boutique hotel combines traditional Balinese design with modern materials and amenities, making it one of the most unique hotels in Ubud. Think modern geometry, open-air bathrooms, private gardens, and unparalleled jungle views. The hotel’s 56 rooms and 12 villas sit above the ravine on stilts, similar to treehouses and have panoramic views of the river and the volcanoes. Choose a Pool Villa, a Valley Villa or the Terrace Tree Villa for ultimate luxury and privacy.
Photo property of Keemala Luxury Villas
Keemala Villas are located on the west coast of Phuket, in Kamala Village, sitting on a hill and surrounded by a lush rainforest with views to the Andaman Sea. The Hotel celebrates the culture of four fictitious Phuket tribes - the Earth, the Wanderers, the Sky, and the Nest people. The 38 pool villa designs all reflect its mythical history and are connected together by jungle walkways. Choose one of the sixteen Clay Pool cottages with rainforest views. The seven Tent Pool villas resemble luxury tents, inspired by wildlife and wanderlust. The Tree Pool houses have a quirky cocoon-like design and sit high up off the ground.. Finally the 8 Bird's Nest Pool villas are covered by a woven birds nest and offer the largest villas at Keemala.