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Incredible Elemental Stays

Whether you want to embrace the wilderness by trying a night in a treehouse, floating on water in your very own houseboat, cosying up in an igloo and watching the Northern Lights or daring to stay near an active volcano, we have the perfect property for you. Take a look at these great accommodation options which will inspire you to experience the ethereal allure of the elements, in all of their rugged, natural beauty.

 

EARTH

Treehotel - Harads, Sweden 

Embrace pure wilderness and stay sky high in this iconic property which offers a unique and stylish stay amongst the trees of Harad’s forests in Sweden. Blending cutting edge architecture and design with home comforts and eco-friendly rooms, as well as a sauna and a hot tub, guests won’t ever want to leave! Enjoy locally sourced ingredients prepared by the kitchen team and explore the local shops in nearby Harads village.

 

Traveller’s Cave Hotel – Goreme, Turkey

Located on a hilltop in Goreme, this incredible hotel boasts amazing views where guests can watch the sunrise, sunset or hot air balloons float overhead. The unique rooms are carved into the volcanic rocks of Cappadocia, which is registered by UNESCO. Make the most of your stay and arrange a hot air balloon ride, try traditional Turkish cuisine and explore the town using the hotels' rental bikes. Goreme is endorsed by Booking.com travellers for nature, scenery and history.

 

WATER

Hurawalhi Island Resort – Kuredu, Maldives

This luxury resort will be one guests never forget, especially thanks to the ‘5.8 Undersea Restaurant’, the world’s largest all glass underwater restaurant, serving delicious cuisine. Travellers are completely surrounded by water on this paradise island – the resort also has an outdoor pool and spa centre and is just a one-minute walk to the beach where they can try out snorkelling and windsurfing. It’s no surprise the top endorsements from our travellers for this destination are for snorkelling, relaxation and beaches.

 

Xandari Riverscapes - Alleppey, India

A houseboat is the only way to experience the beauty of the backwaters in South India, and why not do it in style! Join the River Escapes captain and crew as it sails along Vembanad and Alleppey Lake, where guests can relax on the balcony overlooking the serene waters before tucking into delicious Keralan cuisine. Alleppey is endorsed by our travellers for boating, relaxation and beaches.

 

AIR

Vliegtuigsuite Teuge - Teuge, Netherlands 

What better way to capture that “up in the air” feeling than staying in an actual aeroplane! This unique aeroplane suite has a fully equipped cockpit and boasts a luxurious bathroom with sauna. The raised terrace overlooks Teuge airport’s runway and guests can enjoy breakfast served in the suite each morning before hiring a car to explore the nearby area. You can even book a flying lesson to make the most of your aircraft stay. The top endorsements for this area from our travellers are for relaxation, tranquillity and walking.

 

Muotka Igloos - Saariselka, Finland

There’s nothing quite like the fresh, ice cold air of Finland to make you feel truly refreshed! Located in Saariselkä, a stay in Muotka Igloos means guests get a chance to watch the iconic Northern Lights from the comfort of their own bedroom. Each heated cottage features a glass-dome ceiling and private sauna, in addition to a main restaurant and terrace. There are tons of activities to be enjoyed here - from skiing to snowmobiling and hiking. Saariselka is endorsed by Booking.com travellers for its clean air, scenery and nature.

 

FIRE

Volcano Village Lodge – Hawaii, USA

A short drive away from Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii is the lovely Volcano Villa lodge, which is surrounded by rainforests and features a hot tub, garden waterfalls and koi ponds to really make you feel at one with nature. The main attraction, Kilauea Volcano is only 15 minutes’ drive away and a must see as it’s not only one of the most active in Hawaii, but in the world. Pahoa, Hawaii is endorsed by our travellers for volcanoes, nature and relaxation.

 

Hotel THe Volcán Lanzarote - Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

The Volcán Lanzarote is just a short drive from the volcanic Timanfa National Park, one of The Canary Islands’ most popular tourist attractions and home to many colourful dormant volcanoes, known as ‘Fire Mountains’. Temperatures a few meters below the surface reach between 400°C and 600°C! To cool off, guests can make use of the hotel’s outdoor pool or the nearby beach. Our travellers endorsed the area for tranquillity, sunsets and scenery.