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.

From complimentary air transfers and reduced rates to deluxe packages for honeymoons and more, take a look at current special offers at our lodges.

Reserve your space or book a Getaway through National Geographic Unique Lodges and you’ll be guaranteed the best pricing available and a complimentary experience exclusive to our guests. Reserve now.  

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.

Select a lodge that entices you and let us design your dream trip around it. Our reservations specialists will work with you to build a trip tailored to your interests and preferences. Get started.

Photos From Our Lodges and Travelers

A Closer Look at Our Collection

Just north of Kenya's famous Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara Plains Camp recalls the elegant safari tents of centuries past, set on a private conservancy where the wildlife is plenty and the crowds are nowhere to be found.

Nestled into the old-growth forests of British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is a gateway to 50,000 square miles of untamed wilderness. Check out our new photo gallery to see some of the wildlife you might spot during a stay at the lodge, including orca whales, black bears, and bald eagles.

When Nadja Hofmann first arrived at Reserva do Ibitipoca, she planned to volunteer at the lodge for three months and then continue her travels—to India, Namibia, Mozambique. Hear from Nadja on why she chose to toss out her itinerary and put down roots in this arresting patch of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.