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Interested in a luxury experience that's off the beaten path? Maybe you want to heli-ski, wander through the desert, get lost in a lush tropical forest, sleep in a tent, or arrive by float plane. Here are our picks for the best exotic retreats at luxury hotels and resorts around the globe.

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Alila Jabal Akhdar | Jabal Al Akhdar, Nizwa, Oman See Hotel Details

Jabal Akhdar, meaning "The Green Mountain" in Arabic, is perched 2,000 metres above sea level and overlooks a dramatic gorge, surrounded by awe-inspiring views of the Al Hajar Mountains.The perfect base for exploring the region’s magnificent landscape of rugged, untouched beauty while staying in the height of sumptuous comfort....


Five Star Alliance Perk:

Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate or "Best Available Rate" also receive full breakfast daily, a Mirage in the Mountain Excursion per person/per stay, and a welcome amenity. With stays of 2 nights or more an additional USD $75 hotel credit is included (applicable on food and beverage, spa treatment at Spa Alila, leisure Concierge activities (excluding room, transportation and laundry).

Amanemu | Shima shi, Japan See Hotel Details

Set on the hills overlooking Ago Bay on the island of Honshu, Amanemu is a luxury resort. Embracing the bathing tradition of onsen - an ancient Japanese practice, the resort utilizes its serene natural surroundings and nutrient-rich thermal springs to provide a contemplative and restorative setting. The resort's 24 suites and...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include continental breakfast for two daily at the restaurant, a $100 food and beverage credit per room/per stay (excludes minibar), and complimentary WiFi.
Amangiri | Canyon Point, UT, United States See Hotel Details

Amangiri is located on a 243-hectare (600-acre) expanse of wilderness in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views over colourful, stratified rock towards the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument. Architecturally, the resort has been...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include $100 USD resort credit per room/per stay and a bag of Amangiri's signature toiletries.
Argos in Cappadocia | Nevsehir, Turkey See Hotel Details

The Argos in Cappadocia is a world-class boutique hotel that exceeds the expectations of international travelers looking for romance and relaxation. Located in the heart of Cappadocia on the site of an ancient monastery in Old Uchisar Village, Argos in Cappadocia has carefully restored the remains of historical dwellings, underground...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include a $50 Seki Lounge credit per room/per stay, and a welcome bottle of wine.

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas | Parana, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil See Hotel Details

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is the only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, with the world famous Iguassu Falls just a two minute stroll away. As the only hotel within the national park, guests are able to enjoy exclusive access to the falls each morning before the park opens. The Iguassu Falls are a breathtaking...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include $100USD spa treatment credit per room/per stay valid (not valid for spa products).
Belmond Safaris | Okavango Delta, Botswana See Hotel Details

Belmond offers the best luxury safaris in Botswana. Stay in authentic African surroundings, as local experts lead you to wildlife experiences other travellers rarely access: this is Africa at its most revealing, enjoyable and rewarding. Belmond Safaris, formerly Orient Express Safari Camps, Each of the three safari camps has...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include a welcome drink on arrival and a Champagne Mekoro Excursion.
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve | Western Cape, South Africa See Hotel Details

At the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains only 270km from Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is an ecological oasis within a roughly hewn and magical land. This spiritual retreat is a haven of staggering beauty and timeless tranquillity, where abundant wildlife roam free. Offering a distinctive wilderness...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance receive private dining in the reserve, a welcome drink upon arrival, a departure gift, 10% off spa treatments, complimentary WiFi, and subject to availability at the time of check-in, a room upgrade.

COMO Uma Paro | Paro, Bhutan See Hotel Details

COMO Uma Paro, is an intimate, 29-room resort featuring the most exclusive private villas in Bhutan with an enviable location in the Paro Valley. This puts you within striking distance of the country’s great cultural landmarks. The style combines local artisanship with COMO’s contemporary style, while activities range from yoga...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include full breakfast for two daily at Bukhari Restaurant and lunch for two once during stay. For stays of four (4) nights or more, guests receive a 60 minute Como Shambhala massage per person/per stay, and for Villa bookings of three (3) nights or more, guests receive a Bhutanese hot stone Bath Treatment (30 minute bath and 1 hour treatment) once during stay.

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley | Lithgow, Australia See Hotel Details

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Australia's most environmentally responsible tourist destination, is set amidst the stunning scenery of the rugged Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The unique spa resort is built around a fully restored homestead and nestles within its own private conservation and nature reserve. Encompassing...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All reservations made with Five Star Alliance also include a Signature Wildlife and Sundowners Tour for up to two people and a buffet breakfast for two daily in Wolgan Dining Room. The following are subject to availability at the time of check-in and departure: early check-in and late check-out.
explora Patagonia | Torres del Paine, Chile See Hotel Details

In the midst of Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, explora Patagonia sets on the shores of Lake Pehoé, in an award-winning building designed to look like an anchored white ship. The adventure-focused resort offers 50 different guided hikes and horseback rides to explore glaciers, lakes, and mountains. The...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance for this unique all-inclusive exploration experience will also receive a complimentary one hour massage for 1 person.
explora Rapa Nui | Easter Island, Chile See Hotel Details

explora Rapa Nui is located on a tranquil spot from which Easter Island's mysteries and dramatic isolation are in full view. Its award winning architecture blends the island's unique geography and heritage, with its vibrant present. The 30 rooms of Explora Rapa Nui are designed to take full advantage of the silence, privacy,...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance for this unique all-inclusive exploration experience will also receive a complimentary one hour massage for 1 person.
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi | Male, Shaviyani Atoll, Maldives See Hotel Details

Offering an all-villa portal to sea, sky, and earth, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is a luxury resort. Amidst the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, Sirru Fen Fushi translates into "Secret Water Island" and provides one of the most exclusive island retreats in the Maldives' 26 atolls. The notable design style incorporates furniture,...


Fairmont Mara Safari Club | Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya See Hotel Details

The luxury Masai Mara accommodations at Fairmont Mara Safari Club offer a traditional safari experience with the comfort and amenities of a luxury resort hotel. The well-appointed Mara Safari Club is set by the Mara River at the foot of the Aitong Hills in the Ol-Choro Oiroua Conservation Area that borders the Masai Mara Game Reserve....


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include $50 resort credit per room/per stay and complimentary WiFi.
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club | Mount Kenya, Nanyuki, Kenya See Hotel Details

With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Safari Club's 115 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club's illustrious former members have...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include a $100 activity credit per room/per stay and complimentary WiFi.
Hotel Marques De Riscal | Elciego, Spain See Hotel Details

The landmark Hotel Marques De Riscal, designed by renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, is his second masterpiece in Spain after driving Bilbao's urban revival with the Guggenheim Museum. Located in the heart of the Rioja wine region, the hotel is the perfect place for a relaxing break or small meeting. The 43 modern, comfortable...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate or "Best Available Rate" will also include full breakfast for each guest daily in The Restaurant Tradition 1860, a $100 USD spa treatment credit once per stay (cannot be used on products), complimentary WiFi, complimentary parking, a welcome bottle of wine, and a visit to the Herederos del Marqués de Riscal Centenary Winery.
InterContinental Hayman Island | Hayman Island, Queensland, Australia See Hotel Details

The InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, formerly One&Only Hayman Island, located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, presents astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and adventure. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beach and celestial-blue sea, the re-imagined InterContinental Hayman...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also receive buffet breakfast for two adults daily at Pacific Restaurant, and an Island Escapade Snorkeling excursion for two, once per stay.

ION Adventure Hotel | Selfoss, Iceland See Hotel Details

Amidst a backdrop of mountainous lava fields, ION Adventure Hotel is a luxury retreat. Located less than an hour from Reykjavik, the hotel is located along the "Golden Circle" route, making it an ideal base for exploring the heritage, flora, fauna, and adventure options of Iceland. The design-focused hotel has Standard, Deluxe,...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include full breakfast for each guest daily in Silfra Restaurant, a choice from the Canape menu to include wine or beer or soda, and a welcome glass of Champagne.


As being one of the first settlement zones in Cappadocia’s centrally located City of Ürgüp, the historical site of Kayakapı Neighborhood – which is also known as the "Landowners’ Neighborhood" is returning back to its glory days under the name of Kayakapı Premium Caves – Cappadocia, supported by UNESCO and World Heritage...


Little Polynesian Resort | Rarotonga, Cook Islands See Hotel Details

Ideal for couples and honeymooners, Little Polynesian Resort is an award-winning luxury resort on Titikaveka Beach. Steps from the white sands, the romantic retreat is one of Rarotonga's leading boutique resorts, with a luxurious and private setting. Set on one of the top beaches in the South Pacific, Little Polynesian Resort...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All reservations booked with Five Star Alliance include tropical breakfast for each guest daily, NZ $100 food and beverage credit per room/per stay, and a welcome gift.

Longitude 131 | Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, Australia See Hotel Details

In the crisp, white linen of a king-sized bed you find the serene, silent sleep of the desert. Above the sweeping canopy of your palatial tent floats a greater canopy, endless and sparkling. Constellations brimming with Anangu, (local Aboriginal people), tales and stories. You dream the rich dreams found only in the heart of sacred,...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate at this all inclusive hotel, will also include an AUD $65 Bespoke Experiences credit per suite/per stay to be redeemed against guest adventure of choice from the range available (except with any other Baillie Lodges package), VIP status, and an AUD $65 Spa Kinara treatment per suite/per stay (no cash value and credit cannot be combined and must be applied to individual treatment).

Nekupe Sporting Resort and Retreat | Nandaime, Granada, Nicaragua See Hotel Details

Nestled amidst a 1,800-acre nature reserve, Nekupe Sporting Resort and Retreat is Nicaragua's first luxury countryside resort. Providing a fusion of sustainable nature-based design with Feng Shui influences, Nicaraguan culture, and hospitality, the luxury resort provides a peaceful reserve and restorative destination for guests to...



Set amidst 560 acres of tropical beachfront property, Nihi Sumba Island by Christopher Burch, formerly Nihiwatu Resort, is a luxury resort with a variety of activities including hiking, horseback riding, snorkeling, spearfishing, surfing, and yoga. Offering 33 high-end villas, guests can select from several styles of accommodations...


Rambagh Palace | Jaipur, India See Hotel Details

Rambagh Palace in Jaipur offers 79 rooms and stunningly restored suites, which were the chambers of the former Maharaja. Use of rich fabrics and silk drapes draw from the colourful art and warm hues of the state of Rajasthan. Request the legendary Peacock suite, which overlooks the Mughal Terrace and the garden where the Maharaja...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include one lunch or dinner for two per room/per stay (excludes alcohol, taxes and gratuities), a non-alcoholic welcome drink on arrival, butler service, and a historical walk of the Palace.
Rio Perdido | Provincia de Guanacaste, Bagaces, Costa Rica See Hotel Details

Nestled amidst a nature preserve, under a canopy of trees, Rio Perdido Guanacaste is a 20-bungalow luxury resort. Set at the point where the cool waters of the Rio Blanco converge with the hot waters or Rio Peridido, guests can experience a plethora of recreational activities including zip lining through White Canyon on a Canyon...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance will receive a complimentary welcome chef's amenity, a volcanic mud gift, full breakfast for two daily, and a $25 food and beverage credit per person, per day. Also, subject to availability at the time of check-in, a room upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out.
Royal Livingstone Hotel | Livingstone, Zambia See Hotel Details

Overlooking Victoria Falls, The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara is set on the banks of the Zambezi River. Situated within the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park, the hotel is part of a resort complex. Evoking Victorian elegance and colonial traditions, the property was named in honor of the legendary explorer who named the...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate or "Rack Rate" will also include High Tea for two once during stay, a full English Breakfast for two daily, and complimentary WiFi.
Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock, Australia See Hotel Details

In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury rooms and suites. In a destination where one of the world's oldest...


Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island | Bora Bora, French Polynesia See Hotel Details

Sofitel Bora Pora Private Island is located on a secluded and lush islet in the crystal lagoon of Bora Bora. The island is a unique botanical garden in French Polynesia with 360° panoramic views of the Bora Bora lagoon and Mt. Otemanu. Accommodations include unique island Lodge rooms, luxury over-water bungalows floating...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance will also receive Continental breakfast for two guests daily, a 7,500 XPF food and beverage credit, per room/per stay, and a welcome amenity.

Southern Ocean Lodge | Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia See Hotel Details

Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia’s first true luxury lodge, offering a unique and exclusive travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Floating atop a secluded cliff on a rugged stretch of coast, the lodge commands peerless views of the wild Southern Ocean and pristine Kangaroo Island wilderness. Sensitive, intimate...


The Brando | Tetiaroa, French Polynesia See Hotel Details

The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful atoll of Tetiaroa. It sits on one of a dozen small islands that surround a spectacular three-mile wide lagoon. The 22 villas along Turtle Beach and 13 villas along Mermaid Bay have been designed to reflect Polynesian lifestyle and traditions. Every...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include a 100 Euro resort credit per villa/per stay (not applicable to the Hinerava Pearl shop or room rate, no cash value).
The Oberoi Vanyavilas | Sawai Madhopur, India See Hotel Details

Nestling in the natural beauty of the wilds, The Oberoi Vanyavilas is India’s leading luxury jungle resort on the edge of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The perfect base from which to explore the territory of the majestic tiger. Tiger sightings are most frequent during the months of May and June. While it is warm during...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include full breakfast for two daily lunch for two per stay (excludes alcohol and taxes and gratuities).
The Ranch at Rock Creek | Philipsburg, MT, United States See Hotel Details

The Ranch at Rock Creek is a Luxury Guest Ranch situated on 660 acres; 10 square miles of property that includes Rock Creek for premier fly fishing. The Ranch at Rock Creek began as a mining claim in the 1800's. At the turn of the century the Ranch was homesteaded as a working cattle ranch. In 2007 Jim Manley purchased the property....


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include $100 ranch credit per reservation for spa or mercantile or the Reserve Wine List and one premium bottle of wine with welcome amenity.
The Resort at Paws Up | Greenough, MT, United States See Hotel Details

At the crossroads of incomparable luxury and unspoiled wilderness lies The Resort at Paws Up. Distinguishing itself from the rest of the Montana resorts and standing apart from all other Rocky Mountain resorts, the Resort at Paws Up offers an enchanting escape into the tranquility and magnificence of Montana's pastoral countryside....


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include a $300 hotel activity credit per stay and a bottle of wine welcome gift upon arrival.
The Singular Patagonia | Puerto Natales, Chile See Hotel Details

Set on 100 acres lining the Fjord of Last Hope in Puerto Bories, in the surroundings of Puerto Natales, The Singular Patagonia affords guests the opportunity to experience all Chilean Patagonia has to offer - the true Patagonia. From Expeditions to nearby glaciers and horseback riding on private ranches to walking tours of historic...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include one 30 minute spa treatment per person/per stay and a welcome gift.
Triple Creek Ranch | Darby, MT, United States See Hotel Details

Experience the legendary hospitality and enchanting beauty of one of the world’s best hotels set in the heart of the breathtaking Bitterroot Mountain Range of the Montana Rockies. A proud member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux, Triple Creek Ranch offers an epicurean, all-inclusive vacation experience of refined rustic elegance,...


Five Star Alliance Perk:

All reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also receive a $100 Resort Credit per room/per stay.

Turtle Inn | Stann Creek District, Belize See Hotel Details

Steps from the Caribbean Sea, the Turtle Inn is a luxurious beach retreat. Providing an idyllic setting, guests at the Coppola Hideaways property can enjoy sea breezes from their own private decks, hike to hidden lagoons, boat along the Monkey River, or explore local Belizean towns. Set within individual thatched-roof cottages,...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include full breakfast for two daily at Mare or through room service and a $100 credit (applicable to tours only).

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