If you are planning a trip away this year then perhaps it’s time that you considered something a little different when it comes to your options for accommodation. Thanks to the rise of the internet, there is an incredible amount of choice for places to stay available and there are far more options than the traditional hotel, hostel or bed and breakfast choices. If you fancy staying somewhere a little but different from the norm then here are 5 luxurious yet unusual accommodation options for you to consider this year.
No longer considered the play thing of children, tree-houses have taken on an altogether new lease of life. Now there are incredible treehouse all over the World that have been articulately designed for the discerning holiday-maker. There are tree-house hotels that excel in providing luxury for their guests, fully insulated with electric and plumbing systems, comfortable and sizeable rooms and of course sensational views from up in the sky.
Believe it or not, you can make your Hollywood dream a reality by staying in the home of a celebrity. Websites such as Schofields offer some incredible homes for you to spend your holidays in that are owned by celebrities. These are not small time celebs either, for example you can stay at the current or previous homes of Willem Dafoe, Elizabeth Taylor, Mick Jagger, Sting or even Richard Branson’s Necker Island. Sadly it is unlikely that the celebrity will be there during your stay but that won’t stop you from living like a star for a week, read more here about how you can live like a celebrity for a while!
Camping is a great way to connect with nature, sleeping under the stars in your canvas house is a great way to spend your holidays, however, it’s not for all and it’s certainly not luxurious. Thankfully there is another option, namely glamping which combines all of the benefits of camping in nature with the comfort and luxury of a quirky hotel. Many campsites around the World now offer yurts and pods which are generally small wooden buildings with showers, comfortable beds, electric, water, cookers and most importantly, bathrooms. Sit on the stoop of your yurt under the stars and drink in your natural surroundings before retiring to your warm and cosy bed, glamping really offers the best of both Worlds.
Have you ever considered the possibility of spending your holidays in a castle? Well perhaps you have but never really thought that it was a possibility, well it is and there are some fantastic castles to choose from all over the World. Obviously many large and important castles have been turned into museums or visitor centres but several have been turned into perfect accommodation for visiting guests. These castle hotels and individual homes are ultra modern inside with all the bells and whistles of a luxury place and on the outside have the charm and original look of a traditional castle. Just imagine the envy of your friends when you tell them where you are spending your holidays!