As the world of travel evolves, so do the desires of modern adventurers. More than ever, travellers seek personalized experiences and curated stays that align with their interests and preferences. Whether it’s sustainable luxury, historical charm, or offbeat escapades, the quest for unique accommodation options is on the rise.

Here are three distinct styles that may cater to the diverse tastes of today’s globetrotter.

Homes with Zen

Imagine finding yourself in serenity surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. For those craving relaxation and rejuvenation, spa homes offer the perfect escape. Picture soaking in an outdoor hot tub under the starlit sky of Joshua Tree or meditating in a tranquil dome amidst 106 private acres in Texas. Alternatively, embrace the allure of Puta Mita for the ultimate tranquil stay. These homes provide a sanctuary for weary souls seeking solace in nature’s embrace.

Stay: Spa home

Rates: From R 5035.86

Eco-chic rainforest lodge

For the Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing volcanic landscape of Rwanda with a stay at the award-winning Wilderness Bisate, an eco-chic rainforest lodge located within the captivating beauty of Volcanoes National Park. Like magical giant birds’ nests cradled amidst the trees, the six Forest Villas of Wilderness Bisate offer a breathtaking sanctuary amidst nature’s grandeur.

Renowned as one of Africa’s finest bases for trekking to witness the majestic mountain gorillas of the Virungas, Wilderness Bisate embodies the essence of Rwandan life and conservation ethos. With a commitment to sustainability and community engagement, the lodge celebrates Rwanda’s rich biodiversity and cultural heritage.

Since its inception in 2017, Wilderness Bisate has garnered 34 prestigious awards, reflecting its dedication to excellence and innovation in hospitality. Each of the six sublime en-suite forest villas, designed as a tribute to Rwandan royalty, boasts panoramic views of the brooding Bisoke, Karisimbi, and Mikeno volcanoes.

Beyond its luxurious accommodations, Wilderness Bisate offers a holistic experience that includes a wine cellar, library, spa, restaurant, and tree nursery, all infused with warm hospitality and eco-conscious practices. The lodge’s vegetable garden serves as a sustainable and self-sufficient ecosystem, providing seasonal ingredients for a farm-to-table dining experience. Additionally, Wilderness Bisate supports local communities by sourcing produce from neighboring farms, ensuring freshness and authenticity in every dish.

Stay: Bisate lodge

Rates: From R 41640,79 p/p

Eco-luxe homes

In an era where sustainability is paramount, eco-luxe homes offer a guilt-free way to indulge in luxury. Nestled within Costa Rica’s lush rainforests, secluded villas harmonize with nature, providing an immersive experience in biodiversity.

Meanwhile, in Ubud, fully staffed eco-villas offer a blend of opulence and environmental consciousness. For panoramic views and eco-conscious living, Cape Town’s solar-powered homes beckon travellers to leave a lighter footprint without compromising on comfort. Marriott International’s eco-conscious vacation rentals exemplify the marriage of luxury and sustainability, catering to conscientious travellers.

Stay: Alkira award winning beachfront luxury house

Rates: From R 43,094.14 p/n

Note: Rates are subject to change 

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Article was originally written by Tsoku Maela for Getaway Magazine.