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.

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A Closer Look at Our Collection

Tucked away on a tiny isleta in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, Jicaro Island Lodge is your gateway to a captivating world of island fishing communities and timeless colonial cities framed by soaring volcanic slopes.

Spring for the northern half of the planet means wildflowers and newborns, fresh air and sun after the cold spell. Elsewhere it means something entirely different: the end of the rains, the cool-down after
the summer, or just another great time of year to go snorkeling. From unique spring break destinations to safaris and jungle treks, take a look at what spring looks like at some of our lodges.

Discover the dazzling world under the sea on snorkeling and scuba diving excursions arranged by our lodges. Dive or snorkel amid some of the most unspoiled coral beds in the world, encountering a breathtaking array of marine species, from the Great Barrier Reef to French Polynesia to the Caribbean Islands.