Editor’s Choice

Our Top 20 Remote Places to Stay Worldwide

27 July 2020

As the world starts to open up, albeit slowly and tentatively, we can at least start to aspire to travel and embrace the idea of planning holidays again.

So when the time comes, if you’re not ready to face the beach crowds, you want to spirit a loved one away for some unencumbered ‘us’ time, or you feel like losing yourself to creative daydreams, then we’ve got you.

We’ve chosen these incredible global locations not only for their beauty, but for their blissful remoteness. So, you can relax in perfect isolation…

…not because you’ve been told to, but because you want to, letting your mind run free and easy before your re-entry into ‘normal’ life.
Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Kagga Kamma | South Africa

Tainaron Blue

Mani, Peloponnese, Greece
Experience elaborate architectural design in a piece of history at Tainaron blue - a fabulous hotel in a converted Tower of Mani set by azure shores on the southernmost tip of mainland Greece.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps:
From
£200 / night

Bubbletent Australia

Nr Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
The Australian outback, star-studded skies, and just you and your loved one to enjoy them all from the luxury of a fabulous inflatable bubble...it can only be Bubbletent Australia!
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2 per bubble
From
£140 / night

Shobac

Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Minimalist designer luxury at the "end of the Earth", in a circle of unique cabins set along the rugged Atlantic coastline of Nova Scotia.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£1015 / week

Canopy Tower

Soberanía National Park, Colón, Panama
Get up close and personal with the natural world, from the comfort of a treetop bedroom in Panamá's tropical paradise.
Bedrooms: Rooms/suites
Sleeps: 1-2 per room
From
£101 pppn

Uist Forest Retreat

North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Reconnect with nature from the comfort of a rustic treetop cabin, set on the wild and exceptionally scenic ‘edge of Britain'.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
From
£910 (7 night)

Cycladic Private Island

Cyclades, Greece
A luxurious and versatile retreat for secluded holidays and large group celebrations amongst clear turquoise waters and soft sand, infused with the magical myth and legend of ancient Greece.
Bedrooms: 4-9
Sleeps: 20+
From
£30,130 (7nt)

El Coyol Private Island

Lake Nicaragua, Granada
A breathtaking and beautifully refined private Nicaraguan oasis that's just for you and your favourite people.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8
From
£600 / night

Shipwreck Lodge

Skeleton Coast, Kunene, Namibia
Discover Namibia's raw and rugged Skeleton Coast, from a unique ‘shipwreck' cabin set amongst remote desert dunes.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
From
£755 / night

Kagga Kamma

Cederberg, Western Cape, South Africa
Escape the din of city life, in a culture-rich South African nature reserve and spa surrounded by vast, unspoilt wilderness.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: Up to 2 (+2)
From
£134 / night

Qii House

Lorne, Victoria, Australia
A bold and quirky architectural gem, superbly nestled within the lush rainforest ferns of Australia's Great Otway National Park.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8
From
£369 /night

Sal Salis

Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
Explore the outback in an exclusive beachside safari camp, remotely set within the dunes of Australia's Cape Range National Park.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: Up to 3 per tent
From
£982/night

Hunza Ecolodge

Bodolyaber, Baranya, Hungary
Get back to nature amongst the lush hills of Southern Hungary, where community, comfort, wine and good food reign supreme.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 4-5 per unit
From
£46 / night

Reefsuites

Whitsundays, Queensland, Australia
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the magical Great Barrier Reef in all its glory, with a jaw-dropping stay in Australia's first underwater suites.
Bedrooms: 2 suites
Sleeps: 2 per suite
From
£410pp /nt

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