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.

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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.

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

Every fall, the meadows and forests surrounding Yellowstone erupt with the sound of elks bellowing and sparring. The annual rutting season is the most dramatic time of the year for elks, as males fight to guard their harems. Join National Geographic experts and local naturalists at Lone Mountain Ranch this fall for a close-up look at this exciting natural phenomenon, and encounter the wildlife of Yellowstone on hikes, horseback rides, and helicopter tours.

Deep in the wilderness of Ecuador’s Chocó rain forest, scientists at Mashpi Lodge keep finding new species. Read about two recent discoveries.

Beyond the big resorts, there’s a side of the Bahamas that is wild, gorgeous, and virtually empty of tourists. This is where you’ll find Tiamo Resort, an intimate beachfront lodge tucked away on Andros Island. Our editor Sarah Erdman recently spent time at Tiamo and discovered a rich marine world of barrier reefs, tiger sharks, and blue holes—and a warm Bahamian welcome. Follow her snorkeling, diving, and turtle-spotting adventures with a photo gallery from her trip.