Jungle hotels around the world
Get lost among the trees and vines at these nine hotels nestled in the heart of the jungle. Take in the view of a Balinese forest from your hotel room or relax on the canopy beds in the oldest rain forest in the world in Australia. Trivago.com, a comparison travel site, chose these as the nine most stunning jungle hotels in the world. Whichever one you choose, you are sure to be captivated by the beauty of your surroundings.
Royal Pita Maha Hotel(Credit: Royal Pita Maha)
In the town of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, lies The Royal Pita Maha. This hotel features a spa, three pools and celebrated dining options. The villas, decorated with Balinese crafts, are built on the slope of a mountain, offering plenty of sunlight and views of the rain forest.
Rayavadee Hotel(Credit: Rayavadee Hotel)
With 98 pavilions and four villas, this luxury hotel on the edge of Krabi Marine National Park in Thailand can only be reached by boat. The hotel features a pool area surrounded by palms, tropical gardens and coconut forests, as well as a restaurant tucked inside a limestone cave on white sand beaches.
Banyan Tree Bintan Hotel and Resort(Credit: Banyan Tree Bintan Hotel and Resort)
Located in Lagoi, Indonesia, 45 minutes away by ferry from the Singapore urban jungle, this resort's villas are located in the rain forest and provide a broad view of the South China Sea. Guests can choose between a spa, swimming pool or dinner on the beach.
Six Senses Yao Noi(Credit: Hotel Six Senses Yao Noi)
After a boat ride, guests arrive at the five-star Hotel Six Senses Yao Noi, located on an island in Phang Nga Bay between the cities of Phuket and Krabi. Acclaimed as one of the most beautiful hotels in Thailand, it has 56 villas nestled within a tropical forest with a terrace and a private infinity pool. From each villa, guests enjoy a view of the ocean. The resort encourages visitors to "enjoy with all senses" while dining in a private gazebo that's complete with a glass floor for observing the wonders of the ocean below.
Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa Hotel(Credit: Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa Hotel)
In the middle of the Daintree rain forest, the most biologically diverse region of Australia, the Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa Hotel offers guests treatments that are derived from the medicine and spirituality of Australian aboriginal culture. From their balconies, guests will hear exotic birdsong and enjoy a panoramic view of what is called the oldest rain forest in the world.
Belmond La Residence d’Angkor(Credit: Orient Express Hotels Ltd.)
Along the river in Siem Reap, Cambodia, La Residence d'Angkor welcomes jungle-loving tourists. In the Kong Kea Spa, the hotel's guests enjoy five lit waterfalls and a saltwater pool set among palm trees and exotic plants. The guest rooms' terraces offer views of the pool, river and tropical gardens.
The Canopy Rainforest Treehouses(Credit: The Canopy Rainforest Treehouses)
In the green brush of the Cairns Highland area in Australia, The Canopy's rain forest treehouses blend in with the surrounding landscape and are equipped with two bedrooms, a kitchen, Jacuzzi and a balcony with a barbecue and hammock.
Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel(Credit: Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel)
Deep in the Brazilian rain forest, the Amazon Towers Hotel Ariau is made up of an extensive network of boardwalks, suspension bridges and residential towers. Squirrel monkeys are often seen running around the premises. From the hotel, guests have the chance to swim with rare pink dolphins, canoe through Rio Negro, go trekking through the jungle or try their hand at piranha fishing.
Layana Resort & Spa(Credit: Layana Resort & Spa)
For travelers seeking a bit of seclusion, the Layana Resort & Spa offers visitors an assortment of excursions and activities, including Thai boxing, wine tasting, elephant trekking and cooking classes. The resort is tucked away in Mu Koh Lanta National Park, in a lush forest landscape.