There are lots of fun destinations around the world to explore, but sometimes what you really need is a quiet retreat away from it all. One in the most remote places in the world, with the least people possible. If you want to make that journey, there are the most remote hotels in the world that will be happy to shelter you. Apart from offering solitude, they also offer adventure and luxury. Without further ado, read on to find out where are the most remote hotels in the world!
1. Longitude 131°, Australia
With views direct to Uluru and across the desert to Kata Tjuta, Longitude 131˚ is Australia’s most celebrated luxury camp, in the middle of the outback. Dotting the red-rust dunes of the Central Desert are sixteen tented pavilions, each offering connection with the natural landscape and its heritage, as well as a luxurious base to explore the incredible Red Centre. Combine a stay here with an Australian road trip to truly feel like you’re getting away from it all.
2. White Desert, Antarctica
Set within Antarctica, White Desert is one of the most unique and remote hotels in the world. In fact, it is accessible only by a private charter flight from Cape Town! There are only seven pods offering an exclusive luxury experience in one of the harshest (and most beautiful) environments on earth. There’s even an award-winning chef to prepare your meals, and daily adventures to embark on. Need more reasons to visit Antarctica?
3. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
Bordering Laos and Burma is the Four Season Tented Camp, the perfect escape from the city and into the jungle. There are only 15 tents here, and each Deluxe tent even features a custom-made wooden hot tub on your outdoor deck. The verdant surroundings are perfect for bird-watching and boating on the Mekong, making this one of our favourite remote hotels in the world.
4. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Le Taha’a Island Resort is built on its own islet, a 14-minute helicopter ride away from Bora Bora. This is a true ocean getaway dream – especially if you love overwater bungalows with their own bamboo decks, and where you can kayak to your rooms. And whether you love culture and history, water sports, or nature discovery, Taha’a is the gateway to a large choice of excursions.
5. Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado
Ever wonder what it’s like to live in a mining town in the middle of nowhere? Here’s your chance to find out at Dunton Hot Springs. A small, super-luxe resort in the San Juan Mountains of the Colorado Rockies, here you can enjoy solitude in the Wild West-style, combined with spa treatments, yoga classes and of course, hot springs.
6. Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Canada
In the mood for ‘luxury gone wild’? What does that even mean? Let Clayoquot Wilderness Resort show you. Set among magnificent conifer forests, the lodge offers guests an unforgettable experience of the landscape and its wildlife. The resort is only accessible by seaplane, and the journey is symbolic of a real departure from the everyday. Adventure-filled days are bolstered by local produce-driven, sustainable dining, fine wines and the chance to unwind in generously appointed campaign-style guest tents.
7. Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Mashpi Lodge is every nature and eco lover’s dream. Not a single tree was cut during its construction! It is the place to encounter 400 species of flora and fauna, complete with crashing waterfalls. Get ready to trek down hidden paths, splash through rivers, rise at dawn to spot rare birds, or fly high above it all in total isolation.
8. Hotel Everest View, Nepal
Situated within the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park in Nepal, the hotel is the world’s highest-altitude hotel, offering a 360-degree view of the majestic peaks. With a view of Mount Everest from all of its 12 rooms, visitors can immerse in this mesmerizing scene in luxury. To get here, you either splurge on a helicopter ride from Kathmandu, or trek in with guides and porters.
9. Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar
Madagascar is already a remote location for many people. To take it a step further, Constance Tsarabanjina is on a private island, accessible only by boat or helicopter. Offering a chic Robinson Crusoe-like experience, the resort is barefoot chic, intimate, and eco-friendly. The villas are built and decorated in simple tones with a hint of Constance comfort. Activities wise, go scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, sailing, or just take in the beautiful views from a hammock.
10. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve, South Africa
Cradled by the rugged Cederberg Mountains, Bushmans Kloof offers an utterly unique wilderness escape in South Africa. Set on a private reserve, history buffs will enjoy the unique access to more than 130 ancient rock art sites. Some as old as 10,000 years! Surrounded by over 18,000 acres of the South African veldt, there’s nobody else for miles, which really makes you wonder what life was like before modern civilization.