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.

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A Closer Look at Our Collection

Have you ever been flying over an unknown place, looked down from your window seat and thought, “that looks like the perfect spot”? Those are the places where you’ll find our lodges. On pristine coastlines and lush private islands, amid dramatic dunes or snowcapped peaks, our lodges are set in more than 50 perfect spots all over the world. Get a bird’s-eye view with our gallery of aerial photos from our lodges.

Set upon 2,500 pristine acres of coastline, Lizard Island offers the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, uninterrupted by the rest of the world.

Shake off 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 tackle a physical challenge in the mountains of Patagonia, forget cold temperatures on the beaches of French Polynesia, or embrace the season by driving a dogsled in Alaska, these properties will have you eagerly anticipating the season’s first frost.