Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

15 Extraordinary Hotels That Will Make Your Vacation The Best One Ever.

Traveling used to be about booking a room at the Holiday Inn. Things have changed quite a bit since those days. Now, the hotel you stay at is part of the experience. We've compiled a list of hotels that understand the importance of providing an incredible experience and make sure it's one you remember for the rest of your life.

Laucala Island Resort

Laucala Island Resort, Fiji

If you have a taste for luxury, this one's for you. Laucala Island is a private resort. It has 25 private villas and was meant to resemble traditional Fijian homes with just a bit of glamour. In the middle of the island is beautiful Nawi Mountain, which is completely surrounded by rainforest and offers an incredible view of the sea.

Are you an animal lover? What if the animal was stealing your food? If that's not a problem, then check out this next hotel.

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

The Safari Collection

Giraffe Manor is a boutique hotel in Nairobi. It was designed to resemble a 1930s safari. The gardens and courtyards give the building a feel of elegance. But the true sight to see at the manor is its residents. Guests at the manor receive visits from the Rothschild giraffes, who peek in the windows, hoping for a little snack

You'd think that you wouldn't be able to go inland scuba diving, but this hotel says differently.

Homestead Resort, United States

Homestead Resort, United States

Homestead Resort

Even though the guest rooms at this resort, located in Midway, Utah, are warm and welcoming, they aren't the centerpiece of this resort. In the resort, is Homestead Crater, a geothermal spring with a 55-foot tall limestone rock. Guests can use this space to go swimming, snorkeling, scuba-diving, and even some paddle-board yoga.

If you enjoy nature, but also enjoy having modern comforts, then you'll fall in love with this next hotel.

Dedon Islan Resort, Phillippines

Dedon Islan Resort, Phillippines

Dedon Island Siargao, Inc.

This boutique resort was built with the purpose of sustainability. The property has four two-story villas, complete with furnishings made of local materials by the local craftspeople. The walls are made out of glass allowing the villas an incredible view of the water. The rooms have features of luxury including iPods with playlists for every mood and high-pressure showers.

This next hotel is the perfect place for snow bunnies.

The Cambrian, Switzerland

The Cambrian, Switzerland

Located among the Swiss Alps in Adelboden, is the perfect hotel for snow lovers. During the day, guests can cruise down the snowy slopes of the Bernese Oberland, and then later that evening, have a relaxing dinner, or swim, with a view of the hillsides. And to top it all off, guests can have a dip in the hot pool that overlooks the snow-capped mountains.

Ever wish you could just sleep with the fish? Check out this next hotel.

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