Design, character, guest experience, service and sustainability are some of the factors that National Geographic took into consideration when collecting its list of Unique Lodges of the World. From bungalows in rainforests to tents in the Australian outback, these 24 luxurious accommodations are intriguing, picturesque places to stay.
National Geographic offers three ways for travelers to experience these lodges: by booking a reservation, private expedition or joining a National Geographic trip. Guided by on-site scientists, these excursions are bound to be extremely informative as well as memorable. Online, interested travelers can browse by location or activity, including themes like cooking, boating, hiking, diving, wellness and wildlife encounters. In the United States, the only property to join this prestigious list is The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana.