Rewind: world’s most unique hotels


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A couple of weeks ago we published a piece on unconventional luxury hotels, and we noticed that a lot of The Golden Scope’s readers really enjoyed the topic.

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So in regards to this, we prepared another very interesting article on the world’s most unique hotels.

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Whether you feel like relaxing in the middle of a desert, or tanning on a remote sandy beach, if you stay at any of the hotels mentioned below, you will surely have the most incredible vacation.

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Try to picture yourself floating in an infinity pool overlooking a tropical forest. Your travel companion sipping a cocktail while reading a book, and a personal butler at your service to satisfy any wishes and needs you have.

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This doesn’t have to be just a dream; you can really make it happen by staying in one of the hotels featured in this article.

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Now get ready to read all about the most luxurious, original and peculiar resorts that one could ever go to.


This beautiful safari lodge presents 15 tented suites all including a private deck overlooking the sweeping plains and meandering river below. In addition to this, each room has an outdoor shower that allows guests to admire the dramatic scenery of the Waterberg Mountains while washing. Marataba is located in the Marakele National Park.marataba 1The Marataba Safari Company is a gorgeous secluded luxury camp deep in one of South Africa’s most renowned national parks - the Marakelemarataba 3marataba 4marataba 5marataba 5amarataba 5b ingmarataba 6marataba 7marataba 8marataba 9marataba 10marataba 11marataba 12marataba 12a ingmarataba 13 resmarataba 14

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Nestled away in the heart of Ubud’s rainforest preserve, this stunning boutique hotel harmonically blends with the natural surroundings. It is composed by 38 suites and villas, all of which feature private granite infinity pool that fades into the jungle below.ubud 1 resubud 2 ingubud 3 ingubud 4 ingubud 5 ingubud 6 ingubud 7 ingubud 8 ingubud 9 ingubud 10 ingubud 11 ingubud 12 ingubud 13 ingubud 14 ingubud 15 ingubud 16 ing


Hotel Marqués de Riscal can surely be considered as a contemporary, luxury retreat. Design by world renowned architect, Frank Gehry, this hotel is set in the traditional Spanish town of Elciego, also known as the city of wine. Hotel Marques de Riscal features tilted walls, zigzag windows, cathedral-height ceilings, all stamp of Gehry’s sophisticated design.Marqués 1Marqués 1aMarqués 2 resMarqués 3Marqués 4 tagMarqués 5 tagMarqués 6 resMarqués 7 resMarqués 8 ingMarqués 9 resMarqués 10 ingMarqués 10a resMarqués 11 resMarqués 12 ingMarqués 13Marqués 14 ingMarqués 14 resMarqués 15 ing


Amangiri is located on 600 acres in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona. This stunning luxury resort is built into a protected valley, overlooking the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument. The structure was designed around a central swimming pool, and it perfectly blends in with the deep canyons and towering plateaus. Amangiri belongs to the Amman Resorts Collection.Amangiri Hotel, Canyon Point. UTamangiri 1a ingamangiri 2 ingamangiri 3amangiri 4amangiri 5amangiri 6 ingamangiri 7amangiri 8amangiri 9 resamangiri 10amangiri 11 resamangiri 12 resamangiri 13amangiri 14amangiri 15amangiri 16amangiri 17 resamangiri 17a resamangiri front viewamangiri 19 resamangiri 20amangiri 21amangiri 22 ingamangiri 23amangiri 24amangiri 25amangiri 26amangiri 27amangiri 28 res


For a romantic getaway in the desert head to Bayan Tree al Wadi. This beautiful luxury hotel is an oasis of peace in the Arabian desert. The rooms are all-pool villas featuring integrated facilities, such as Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa, 18-hole golf course and access to Banyan Tree’s private Ras Al Khaimah Beach. Al Wadi is set amidst sandy dunes, against the crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf.banyan 1banyan 2banyan 3banyan 4 resbanyan 5 resbanyan 6banyan 7banyan 8banyan 9banyan 10 ingbanyan 11 resbanyan 12 resbanyan 13 resbanyan 14 resbanyan 15 resbanyan 16 resbanyan 18 resbanyan 19 resbanyan 20 resbanyan 21 resbanyan 22 resbanyan 23 resbanyan 24


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