7 Unique Escapes For Your Next Travel Getaway

Bored of the usual vacays? We've got just the thing...and all within a stone's throw

Mongolian-style yurt in Kings Valley, Victoria, Australia
23 Aug 2015

Mongolian-style yurt in Kings Valley, Victoria, Australia

Not your average yurt, the Yurt Alpine Retreat is fully furnished and located in a picturesque cattle and sheep farm. It fits four people and can be divided in two with a curtain, making it perfect for double-date trips. www.theyurtalpineretreat.com

Photo: The Yurt Alpine Retreat

Floating Huts in Koh Andet, Cambodia
23 Aug 2015

Floating Huts in Koh Andet, Cambodia

You won’t be floating per se at Four Rivers Floating Lodge, but you’ll be living on a hut built right on top of sapphire-blue water. Yep, kinda like a kelong, albeit much more luxurious. www.ecolodges.asia

Photo: Ecolodges

Rice warehouses in Bali
23 Aug 2015

Rice warehouses in Bali

Old rice warehouses have been restored to create this opulent stay-over spot. Once you’re done relaxing in the pool, head to the nearby city of Ubud for a massage and yoga lessons. www.glampingsandat.com

Photo: Glamping Sandat

Time capsules in Pahang, Malaysia
23 Aug 2015

Time capsules in Pahang, Malaysia

If your idea of a great holiday is lots of time alone, Time Capsule Retreat is for you. Concrete pipe cylinders have been repurposed into bedrooms fitted with queen-sized beds. You’ll be living in the forest, and toilets are shared, so this is not one for those who don’t like to get down and dirty. www.timecapsuleretreat.wix.com

Photo: Time Capsule Retreat

Seaside A-frame huts in Sri Lanka
23 Aug 2015

Seaside A-frame huts in Sri Lanka

Who doesn’t love waking up to the smell of salt in the air and the sound of waves crashing into the shore? Check out this beautiful and virtually untouched glamping spot before the crowds start coming in. (P.S. This place is so obscure; we couldn’t find a website for it. If you want to find out more, click here.)

Photo: Glamping Hub

Treehouses in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
23 Aug 2015

Treehouses in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature in Terra Farm’s treehouse resort. Located deep in the mountains of Cameron Highlands, this is where to go if you really want to unplug. Getting there requires a 4km drive and a 400m hike, but in exchange you get incredibly fresh air and an amazing view. www.terrafarm.com.my

Photo: Terra Farm

Zoo House in Canberra, Australia
23 Aug 2015

Zoo House in Canberra, Australia

Find out what it’s like to live in a zoo in Jamala Wildlife Lodge. Eat, sleep and relax in rooms with giraffes grazing right outside your balcony or where lions and cheetahs are just a glass panel away. www.jamalawildlifelodge.com.au

Photo: Visit Canberra


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