National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World is more than a selection of world-class hotels, it is a collection of rare experiences, offering guests intimate encounters with parts of the world not many get to know—and the chance to slow down and truly discover them. Each lodge is deeply rooted in its community and dedicated to protecting the surrounding habitats and cultures—and harnessing their magic to safeguard them for the future. Start exploring our Lodges now.

Each of our lodges has created a special complimentary experience—a private snorkeling excursion with an expert diver, for example, or an intimate meal in an enchanting setting—that’s offered only to guests who book through National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World.

Some people find peace in the mountains, some seek out the sea, and some will go anywhere as long as the whole family is happy. Whether you're a foodie or a newlywed—or both, take a look at the best of our lodges and find the one that’s right for you.

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Our expeditions for independent travelers feature a stay at one or more Unique Lodges. Gather your traveling companions, choose the itinerary and the dates that work for you, and we'll take care of the rest. See itineraries.

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Photos From Our Lodges and Travelers

A Closer Look at Our Collection

Costa Rica’s Pacuare River is a premiere white-water rafting spot, and guests of Pacuare Lodge get a taste of the fun on the way to their rain forest bungalows, traveling on a guided rafting trip. Once at the lodge, the excitement is far from over: jungle hikes, canopy tours and canoyeering await.

Shake of the urge to hibernate when the weather gets cold: our lodges offer up a variety of ways to celebrate winter—or escape it. Whether you're looking to forget cold temperatures on the beaches of French Polynesia or tackle a physical challenge in the mountains of Patagonia, these lodges will have you eagerly anticipating the season's first frost.

Winterlake Lodge connects guests with the Alaska wilderness in myriad ways, from kayaking and canoeing excursions to guided helicopter rides that whisk you to scenic hikes along remote mountain peaks. A Nat Geo staffer recently journeyed to the backcountry to check out this adventure haven, and she’s sharing her photos in our latest Traveler Moments gallery.