Floating hotels have gained popularity and have become the new trend in the recent years. Global warming has led to rise in the sea levels, thus making holidays over the water villas or bungalows to be the best option available. The breath taking floating hotels that are found in the different parts of the world provide the best panoramic views that you cannot get anywhere else. If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy your holiday in a floating hotel, this article offers some of the most spectacular floating hotels in the world.
Four Seasons, Bora Bora
This is one of the best floating hotels in the world. It provides the most exclusive island accommodations. The sprawling hotel matches a blissful Polynesian paradise that has flawless signature service. It features some of the most luxurious beachfront villas and over water bungalows that offers great view of Mt Otemanu. After you enjoy workout in an open air fitness centre, you can decide to enjoy a great afternoon at the waterfront day spa. It has an infinity pool, free guided snorkelling tours, a tennis court and many other services that make them perfect for a holiday. You can also enjoy catamaran cruises, kayaking, shark feeding and windsurfing.
Official Website: http://www.fourseasons.com/borabora/
Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge in Panama
This floating hotel is a collection of eco-friendly wood cabins, built on stilts and has a private balcony that has a hammock. It has cabin roofs and contains four poster beds. Each of them contains a bathroom and makes use of electricity that is generated from solar panels. In this hotel, you get to enjoy wide range of food including Caribbean and international food. There are also many activities organized by the hotel such as dolphin watching trips and snorkeling. It is also possible to go for hiking in the rainforest and even visit some of the native communities in the area.
Official Website: http://www.puntacaracol.com.pa/
River Kwai Jungle Rafts, Thailand
This is another floating hotel located on River Kwai in Kanchanaburi provide Thailand. The hotel is surrounded by a tropical forest and you get the opportunity to float on a bamboo raft. To boost the uniqueness and peacefulness of the hotel, all the rooms make use of lamps instead of electricity. The rooms also have an outdoor deck with a hammock and lounge chair.
Official Website: http://www.riverkwaijunglerafts.com/
Oberai Udaivilas Udaipur in India
The hotel is situated on the bank of Lake Pichola and provides spectacular views running across the verdant gardens and the amazing Lake Pichola. There are walkways and domes with a lot of sunlight, caressed by balmy breezes and offer amazing views of the gardens and lake.
Official Website: http://www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-udaipur/
Queen Mary, Longbeach California
Once a leading ocean liner, this floating hotel provides guests with exceptional accommodations and many other attractions that you cannot find in any other place. The hotel has great artwork popular in the 1930’s, polished wood panelling and other art deco styles. Each of the rooms is exceptional with their personality and provides an actual glimpse of what the great transatlantic travel was like during the 1930’s to 1950’s.
Official Website: http://www.queenmary.com/