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Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

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La Montaña Mágica Lodge in Chile

Best Extreme Hotels Worldwide

Once upon a time there really was such a thing as lands far, far away. These days, though, far away is as near as your laptop, where everything in the world is on offer. But there's nothing like first-hand experience to make you realize that no matter how small the world is becoming, it's still possible to go to extremes on your vacation. With this list of the World's Top 10 Extreme Hotels, GAYOT wants to heighten your holiday experience. Every hotel on this list offers something unique, from guest room views into a former bull-fighting ring to accommodations in glass igloos and plastic bubbles. Whether you scuba dive to your front door or reach it by way of a hanging bridge, we think you'll be impressed by the ingenuity, originality and yes, even luxury, offered by these singular properties.

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Saffire Freycinet in Coles Bay, Tasmania, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide

Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide
From the fjords of Greenland to the deepest recesses of the South Pacific, travelers with an adventurous spirit will find ways to really get away from it all. Embrace your inner daredevil and go off the map at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Remote Hotels in the World.

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After a long day on the slopes, reward yourself with a (spiked) hot cocoa in luxurious accommodations at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Ski Resorts.
Leave your troubles far behind and escape to one of GAYOT's Top 10 Remote Hotels, where you'll find a unique experience and setting.