Tag: hotels

Mar 21, 2013

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

Photograph by Allison Shelley (via FincaBellavista.com) Finca Bellavista (FBV) is a sustainable treehouse community situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous South Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica. FBV is the brainchild of Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado who fell in love with Costa Rica. Today, the property…

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Feb 12, 2013

The Largest Ice and Snow Hotel in the World

The Largest Ice and Snow Hotel in the World

Every winter, artists from around the world gather in Jukkasjärvi, northern Sweden, for an art project that has become known as ICEHOTEL. It is the world’s first and largest hotel built of snow and ice. Jukkasjärvi is a small village in northern Sweden with a population of 900 residents and about 1000 dogs. Each…

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Oct 3, 2012

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

Located in the unspoilt nature of northern Sweden, the idea behind Treehotel is to offer a high-standard accommodation in a harmonious setting. Together with some of Scandinavia’s leading architects, five uniquely designed treerooms were created in Harads, approximately fifty kilometres outside the city of Lulea, Sweden. The treerooms are located 4-6 meter above ground,…

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Jul 3, 2012

CitizenM Unveils Boutique Hotel in London

CitizenM Unveils Boutique Hotel in London

With hotels in Amsterdam (ranked #3 trendiest hotel in the world by TripAdvisor) and Glasgow, and construction underway in New York City, Paris and Rotterdam; CitizenM Hotels newest addition in London’s Bankside district will officially open its door tomorrow on July 4, 2012. Located minutes from the Tate Modern Museum, Globe Theatre and Borough…

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Jun 18, 2012

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

Located a mere 40 minute drive from the Reykjavik city center, the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s most visited sites with more than 400,000 visitors annually. It was recently voted ‘the best medical spa worldwide’ by Conde Nast Traveller and recognized as one of National Geographic’s 25 ‘wonders of the…

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Mar 4, 2012

The Infinity Pool in the Sky

The Infinity Pool in the Sky

Photograph by Chia Ming Chien @ HumbleRooster.com On the 57th storey of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore resides the world’s largest cantilevered platform. Known as the SkyPark, it stretches longer than the Eiffer tower laid down, with an impressive 12,400 square meters (133,477 sq ft) of space. Much of that space…

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Nov 29, 2011

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Photograph by Xavier Dachez © Xdachez.com Located only 10 minutes from downtown Quebec City, Canada, the Hotel de Glace is America’s only ice hotel entirely made of ice and snow. Using over 500 tons of ice and 15,000 tons of snow, the 32,000 square foot (2,973 sq m) ice hotel is a truly…

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