Shhh! These Retreats Have All Featured On TV’s The World’s Most Secret Hotels

17 February 2023

Can you keep a secret?

The popular Channel Four TV series, The World’s Most Secret Hotels, is a celebration of those deliciously ‘hidden’ places to stay, spread right across the globe.

Places so unique, creative, and remote, that once you’ve stayed, you’re reluctant to tell anybody about them, for fear of breaking their enchanting spell.

Well… (whispers) our listings feature some of these very places!

Providing a true paradise-like holiday setting, one is a converted defence-tower on the southernmost tip of mainland Greece, with luxury furnishings and the most mesmerising sea-and-mountain views.

Another is an architect-designed glass-and-aluminium creation that will make you feel as though you’ve just touched down in the natural midst of the Scottish Highlands… aboard your very own spaceship.

Snuggle up in tartan blankets, your faithful four-legged friend by your side, as you watch the scenic brewing of an oncoming storm from the pod’s magnificent dragonfly windows.

Oh, and then there’s the sleek, state-of-the-art, copper-clad glamping pod with a Scandi-style log-cabin bathroom, blissfully secluded in rural Wales and expertly crafted by a former Rolls-Royce engineer.

Consider this your exclusive invitation to browse these wonderfully secretive hideaways at your own leisure…

…just as long as you promise not to spread the word!

Main image: Treehotel | Sweden

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
£200 / night

Earth Conker

Llanafanfawr, Powys, Wales
Unplug from daily life and unleash your creativity, in a designer off-grid glamping pod, gently nestled in a remote Welsh valley.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£270 (2 nts)

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, England
An iconic South Devon Art Deco retreat, imbued with glamour and boating a distinguished roll-call of celebrity guests.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
£325 / night

AirShip 2

Drimnin, The Highlands, Scotland
View the Scottish Highlands at their most breathtaking, from the romantic comfort of a deliciously secluded, architect-designed pod.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£160 / night


Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Jumbostay is a totally out-of-this-world hostel at Sweden's Stockholm Arlanda Airport, where guests can sleep in an original Boeing 747 and
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 1-4 per room
£40 pppn

Free Spirit Spheres

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Drink in the awe-inspiring coastal rainforest of Vancouver Island, from the comfort of a unique spherical treehouse.
Bedrooms: 3 Spheres
Sleeps: 2 per Sphere
£185 / night (Eryn)

The Dairy at Denend

Drumblade, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
An imaginatively quirky and luxurious bothy, complete with a wood-fired hot tub and nestled amongst rolling Aberdeenshire farmland.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£145 /night

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Saariselka, Lapland, Finland
Gleaming glass igloos and traditional wooden chalets (plus the world's largest smoke sauna!) nestle amongst unspoilt nature in magical Finnish Lapland.
Bedrooms: 263 chalets & igloos
Sleeps: 2-12
£400 / night

Glass Cottage Iceland

Hella, Southern Region, Iceland
A mesmeric stay in a glistening ‘secret' retreat, with the chance to watch the Northern Lights dance across the sky, right from your bed.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£313 / night

RAF Wainfleet - The Tower

Friskney, near Skegness, Lincolnshire, England
Stay in a history-steeped, uniquely iconic Lincolnshire landmark and quirky helicopter, fit for wartime heroes and offering superlative countryside views.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£195 / night

Harbour Crane

Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands
Experience an out-of-this-world hideaway just moments from (and high above) the heart of historic Harlingen!
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£285 / night


Harads, Norrbotten County, Sweden
An incredible experience waits in Swedish Lapland's treetops - the sensational architect-designed Treehotel, promising stunning design, breath-taking views and an unforgettable escape from life!
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
£385 / night

Cley Windmill

Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England
Visit the charming ‘Old Lady by the Sea' on the bracing Norfolk coast, for an exquisitely warm and inviting break that will restore the wind in your sails.
Bedrooms: 9
Sleeps: 2 per room
£159 / room / night B&B

Sacromonte Landscape Hotel

Sacromonte, Maldonado, Uruguay
An architect-designed hotel and winery sustainably blended within a vast stretch of valley grassland in Uruguay.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
£395/ night


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