10 Stunning Resorts In The Middle Of Nowhere


These stunning luxury hotels from across the world are literally in the middle of nowhere. From Australia, across the great continent of America and including some gems in Europe and Asia, these remote resorts are guaranteed to take you away from the masses.

Experience the earth’s beauty at its most basic form in desert landscapes, on clifftop retreats, steps away from reefs, and amongst pine-clad mountains. Amangiri is our best pick in the US right in the middle of the Utah Desert. Sal Salis in Western Australia has such an incredible reef just steps from the shoreline that you won’t believe it is real. The Four Seasons tented camp in Thailand is our jungle pick and for beaches and if you are searching for an unspoiled island, you simply can’t beat Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Wherever you choose to get away from it all.. add these luxury resorts to your bucket list.

Stunning Resorts In The Middle Of Nowhere

Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Amangiri, The Desert, Utah

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Experience the earth’s beauty at its most basic form in this red-rock, rugged desert-scape. Beyond the few pine-clad mountains, there’s little vegetation in this vast arid region. The unique rock formations have been sculpted by time, water and wind. Visit… Read More.

Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Sal Salis, Western Australia

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Near the top of Western Australia sits the Ningaloo Reef. This reef is incredible, largely because you step directly off the beach and straight onto the reef. We think the Ningaloo Reef is one of the best beaches in the… Read More.

Review: Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand

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Bring out the adventurer in you by heading to the Golden Triangle in Thailand. The Golden Triangle is a name that was introduced by the CIA in the 1920s, when this area was one of the world’s most prolific opium… Read More.

Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Southern Ocean Lodge

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I can’t imagine anywhere more remote than Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia. Covered in old-growth vegetation, webbed with farmland but little else in the way of human development, and enclosed by wave-pounded limestone cliffs and headlands. At its far… Read More.

Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Longitude 131, Ayers Rock

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Ride a camel and sip champagne while watching The Rock’s sunset glow, Uluru is all about adventure and outback escapism. Longitude 131° offers luxury tented pavilions floating over rust-red dunes. It’s an unrivalled location, and it really comes into its… Read More.

Review Of Trout Point Lodge Wilderness Retreat

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Trout Point Lodge is a wilderness retreat in Nova Scotia at the heart of the UNESCO SW Nova Scotia Biosphere Reserve and a picturesque 45 minute drive from Yarmouth Harbour, where you find the international ferry from Maine, USA &… Read More.

Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: El Questro Homestead, Australia

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El Questro Homestead in the Kimberley, Northwest Australia, is a frontier, a place where cattle ranches are the size of European countries. It has ochre-red expanses of desert and forested, flooded gorges that are swimming with freshwater crocodiles. Then there… Read More.

Best Wilderness Lodges In The World: Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef

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The most northerly reef island of the Great Barrier Reef, and a national park, Lizard Island combines a reef experience with an intimate getaway and there’s only one hotel on this island. Read More.

Sorrel River Ranch Review

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I enjoy a Western movie although I probably couldn’t pick John Wayne out of a line-up, but I am far more a fan of is immersing myself in the great outdoors and the wonder of nature from the safety and… Read More.

Review: Manhaussen Island Resort, Nordland, Norway

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If you are looking for a completely unique wilderness retreat, hotels do not come more remote, and at some times of the year, desolate, than Manhaussen Island Resort. Read More.

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