There are many wonderful and mesmerizing places to visit all around the world. The increase in travel shows, travel videos and blogs reveals the popularity of travelling. And travel is bouncing back after Covid. Individuals love to discover new countries and experience different cultures. Travelling helps visitors enrich themselves, meet new people and immerse themselves in a foreign land.
There are many beautiful hotels available to tourists, which can make it hard for individuals to select just one. This article will pick the best hotels to visit around the world.
Adventure travel: Africa
Mahali Mzuri, Masai Mara, Kenya
This enchanting hotel is a luxurious safari camp located in the Kenyan wilderness. It is part of the Virgin Limited Edition collection which is a collection of luxury retreats and hotels. The hotel is known for its cosy, comfortable yet elegant interior design that incorporates local motifs, textiles and materials. Guests are invited to stay in one of the venue’s 12 luxurious tents and enjoy a wildlife experience in Kenya.
Each room includes a private viewing deck that allows guests to contemplate the stunning scenery. All of the tents include an ensuite bathroom. The hotel includes a spa with stunning views of the landscape. Guests will also find a heated outdoor infinity pool and gym equipment.
As for dining, visitors can try out the chef’s delicious meals whilst admiring the fiery colours of the sunset over the Kenyan landscape. The hotel has a group of experienced Field Guides who can take guests on a safari trip through the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. Guests can also visit nearby Maasai villages and learn more about local Maasai tribes and their cultural practices.
The 5-star hotel has been named Best Hotel in the World and Best Safari Lodge in the 2021 Travel+Leisure Awards.
Savute Elephant Lodge, a Belmond Safari, Chobe National Park, Botswana
This Safari hotel is also one of the best venues in Africa. It is located in Botswana, in the heart of the Chobe National Park near the Savute Channel. Like the Mahali Mzuri hotel, there are 12 accommodations available at the hotel, all of which are luxury tents. In each tent, guests will find a lavish bathroom and a netted four-poster bed to rest in.
Each accommodation also includes an outdoor lounge for visitors to admire the scenery and the local wildlife. The hotel has also partnered with a local conservation project called Wild Entrust Africa to help keep predators within protected wildlife areas. This is to help protect both predators and locals from dangerous and lethal encounters.
The hotel includes a spa with beautiful views on the surrounding landscape. The spa is known for its organic products made by a local brand. The hotel offers many activities including a safari tour, guided tours in other parts of Botswana, cultural events at the hotel and more.
This hotel is one of three Belmond Safari hotels. The other two are also located in Botswana but in different parts of the country. They are the Belmond Eagle Island Lodge and the Belmond Khwai River Lodge.
Adventure travel: Asia
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
This hotel is particularly famous for its architecture that is now world-renowned. The venue was designed by the very respected architect, Moshe Safdie. Marina Bay Sands is particularly famous for having the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool. That pool stands on top of three tall buildings in Singapore.
From the pool, swimmers can see the Marina Bay and have a first-rate sunset and/or sunrise experience. The hotel’s original architecture has received a lot of attention from the media. However, there are many other aspects of the hotel that are worth discussing and are not as well known.
For example, the hotel also includes 20 dining options and an extraordinary casino. The casino is extremely big and boasts 500 gaming tables, 1600 slot machines and 30 private rooms. For those who prefer playing online rather than in-person, they can still play classic casino games like bingo at Jackpotjoy.
The hotel also includes a wonderful spa, art exhibitions, a canal within the hotel that you can visit on a Sampan boat, and a shopping mall with luxurious brands such as Chanel and Saint Laurent. The immense venue seems to have it all.
The Opposite House, Beijing, China
The hotel is an emerald glass building. The hotel’s interior design is very relaxing and meditative thanks to its minimalist style, soft and neutral colour palette, and the presence of noble materials. The hotel also includes interesting and eye-catching works of art that complement the hotel’s minimalist style.
The rooms vary but are all cosy and calming with their warm lights, large bay windows, soft carpet and wooden furniture. Some of the rooms include a private jacuzzi, an open living and dining space.
The hotel includes award-winning restaurants and bars. The most notable one of the hotel’s several restaurants is the Jing Yaa Tang which is a Michelin-starred restaurant. Guests will also find an indoor pool, a gym and a spa in the hotel. Yoga classes are also available.