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Unusual Places to Stay

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First you decide on the country that you’re visiting, then you decide on the hotel that you’re staying in — that’s what most people do when planning a getaway. But, there's a great deal of unique and unusual accomodation in the world and some of which might make you re-think the way you travel.

Desde una antigua cueva convertida en hotel boutique hasta un Boeing 727 jet reconstruido, aquí hay una lista de lujo, extravagantes y, a veces, extravagantes. alternativa alojamiento que hará que no quiera salir de su habitación de hotel.

Alternative Airlines' top 8 unusual places to stay

1) Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Finlandia

A shot taken in an arctic resort, taken looking down a glass dome structures that are available to rent. Each dome is lit by warm light in contrast to the cold snow and dark pine trees outside

 Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Igloo Hotel - Photo credit:

First on our list of unusual places to stay is Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort — one of the best places on Earth to marvel at the northern lights. The best time to visit is August—late April, when the aurora season is at its peak. There’s a range of activities to take part in at Kakslauttanen — from riding snowmobiles, to canoeing in the wilderness, and even a reindeer sled safari! And, If you’re the type of person who prefers to wind down on holiday, the resort’s spa boasts the world’s largest smoke sauna.

But what really makes this winter wonderland alternative vacation rental is the amazing glass and kelo-glass igloo rooms that pop out from beneath the snow. After being in minus-degree temperatures all day, there’s nothing more snug than retreating to your igloo and relaxing around a log fire with your loved-ones.

  • Llévame a los iglús: El aeropuerto más cercano al Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort es el aeropuerto de Ivalo (IVL), al que se puede llegar por un pequeño número de aerolíneas europeas, incluyendo easyJet y Transavia . Muchas más líneas aéreas internacionales vuelan al aeropuerto de Helsinki (HEL). Desde allí, puedes tomar un pequeño vuelo nacional al aeropuerto de Ivalo con Finnair .

Precio: $ 501 por noche.

2) manta resort, tanzania

A floating rental accommodation at Manta resort. Customers are jumping off into the calm blue sea

 Manta Resort - Photo credit: uniqueluxurystays

Stay on your own private floating island with the Underwater Room at Manta Resort on Pemba Island, one of the most unique hotels around the world. The ultra-luxury room sits 820 feet away from the shore on crystal blue waters and is so isolated that it can only be reached by a short boat journey.

You can soak up the sun on the daybeds on the top floor, kick-back in the lounge on the landing deck, or go below sea-level in the submariner bedroom, where the only other hotel guests you’ll encounter are the friendly sealife that swim past the window.

Manta Resort is perfect for that special occasion — whether it be a wedding, a honeymoon or a special anniversary.

  • Llévame a la isla: La forma más fácil de llegar a la isla de Pemba es volar al Aeropuerto Internacional Abeid Amani Karume (ZNZ), Zanzíbar, y luego tomar un vuelo doméstico corto al Aeropuerto de Pemba (PMA). Auric Air y Aviación costera operar regularmente la ruta Zanzibar-Pemba Island.

Precio: Póngase en contacto con el hotel para obtener una cotización (servicio ultra-personalizado)

3) Dog Bark Park Inn, Estados Unidos

Ever wanted to live 30 feet above the ground inside a giant dog? Not really? We weren’t too convinced on the idea either. That was until we saw Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho. Set up in 1997 by local couple, Dennis and Frances, this is a dog themed hotel in which the building itself is shaped like a giant Beagle and is one of the most unusual places to stay around the world.

While your excitement levels for this hotel will depend on whether you love or loathe ‘man’s best friend’, even if you’re not a dog-lover, you can still enjoy a spacious two bedroom bed & breakfast with great service and some pretty incredible views of the surrounding area. It’s undeniably a unique place to stay. And yeah, you guessed it, it’s pet friendly — just maybe don’t bring your cat.

A structure that has been made to look like a large dog, which is available to rent as an AirBnb

 Dog Bark Park, USA - Photo credit: Graystock

4) Sextantio le Grotte Della Civita, Italia

Sleep in the candle-lit caves of Sextantio le Grotte Della Civita. This 18-room hotel is located at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Matera, and is said to be several centuries old.

It's breathtakingly romantic with simple but stunning furnishing that complements the stone cave’s structure. What is most impressive is how the hotel has modernised itself to cater to the needs of luxury accommodation, while managing to keep its authenticity and ancient aesthetic.

An old stone building which has been converted into a rental property. With traditional features including stone archway and fireplace

 Sextantio - Photo credit: Sextantio

  • Llévame a las cuevas: El aeropuerto más cercano a Sextantio le Grotte Della Civita es el aeropuerto de Bari Karol Wojtyła (BRI). Lo mejor es volar a uno de los aeropuertos más grandes de Italia, como Rome Flumicino (FCO) y luego tomar un vuelo nacional a Bari. Sin embargo, algunas líneas aéreas operan rutas internacionales a Bari, como Air Dolomiti , Eurowings y Mistral Air .

Precio: $ 330 por noche.

5) esferas espirituales libres, Canadá

Si realmente querías una casa en un árbol cuando eras un niño, pero te preocupa que seas demasiado adulta para quedarte en uno ahora que eres un adulto, no te preocupes, Free Spirit Spheres te tiene cubierto. Llevando 'glamping' al siguiente nivel, estas habitaciones esféricas ultradelgadas están suspendidas en las copas de los árboles en la selva de la isla de Vancouver. Elija entre tres habitaciones diferentes: Eyrn, Melody o Luna, que varían en tamaño pero todas están equipadas con camas dobles y hermosos muebles. ¡Nunca se es demasiado viejo para quedarse en la casa de un árbol cuando se ven tan bien como estos!

6) montaña mágica, chile

Located in the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, the unique and unusual Magic Mountain Hotel has a selection of cosy rooms decorated with wooden interior, an indoor spa, swimming pool, and a restaurant — all built into a mountain structure clothed in greenery.

While we don’t know for sure if there was any real wizardry involved in the making of this hotel, it certainly looks magical when the waterfall at the peak of the mountain flows down its verdant frame. There’s plenty of activities to do in the area as well, including trekking, water sports, and zip-lining.

  • Take me to the mountain: La Araucanía International Airport (ZCO), Temuco, is the closest airport to the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. However, it doesn’t serve international flights. So, if you’re travelling from abroad, we recommend flying into Santiago Airport (SCL) first and then getting a domestic flight to La Araucanía with either JetSmart or Sky Airline.

Precio: $ 285 por noche

a rental accommodation called 'magic mountain'. The large domed wooden structure is covered in moss.

 Photo credit: Tony Guyton Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile

7) costa verde, costa rica

Si hay algo que amamos en Alternative Airlines , su avión. Por lo tanto, puede imaginar nuestra emoción cuando descubrimos sobre '727 Fuselage Suite' en el hotel Costa Verde. La suite especial está hecha de un 1965 Boeing 727 renovado, que al parecer solía transportar pasajeros en dos de nuestras aerolíneas favoritas: Avianca y South Africa Airways .

La suite tiene dos dormitorios con camas tamaño queen y muebles dentro del jet vintage tallados a mano en Indonesia. Cuenta con una hermosa vista del océano desde la terraza y tiene una entrada privada con una escalera de caracol de roca de río también.

A plane that has been converted into an Airbnb property to stay in Costa Rica. Surrounded by luscious green foliage

 Costa Verde Plane Hotel, Costa Rica

Precio: $ 360 - $ 500 por noche, dependiendo de la temporada que visite.

8) sheraton huzhou resort de aguas termales, China

An incredible glass dome structure that is available to stay in. Called the Sheraton, Huzhou

 Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, China Photo credit: John Voo

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort es un hotel de lujo en Huzhou. Además de su clasificación de cinco estrellas, 321 habitaciones, 37 villas, 40 suites y una amplia lista de comodidades, el hotel es más notable por su increíble diseño de forma ovalada, que le ha valido el sobrenombre de 'rosquilla' hotel'. Sentado en el lago Tai, el hotel se ve particularmente notable cuando se ilumina por la noche y su reflejo brilla en la extensión de agua dulce que lo rodea.

Precio: $ 236 por noche

* Precios basados ​​en la tarifa para 2 adultos

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