I want to be in the past? It does not need to go to the Museum or to the movies, enough to book a room in one of the oldest hotels in the world. Presented to your attention the five of the oldest and most famous hotels in the world.
Hoshi Ryokan – the oldest hotel of the world
In Japan more than 1300 years the Hoshi Ryokan hotel. The legend says that in the beginning of VII century one Buddhist monk in dream of the mountain spirit, who revealed a secret place with an underground spring. Hidden source had healing properties.
Monk had found the source of all residents of nearby villages. And disciple of a monk created on the source location of the hotel (which was originally a shelter). So the official year of Foundation of this place of – 717.
Since then, the time was replaced by 46 generations of the most ancient hotel of the company. The current hotel is open for tourists from all over the world. Continue reading
The greenest hotels in the world
In 80 kilometers from coast of Thailand, Koh Kood is Soneva Kiri resort. It’s hard to say what would you like in it: their eco-architecture or stunning location between the rainforest, cliffs and the sea!
Located among the limestone cliffs and hidden caves, overlooking the southern beach on the island of Bali, the Anantara Uluwatu Resort & Spa is the dream of fugitives from urbanization. Includes 1.7 ha of coastal land on the hillside, the cascades to the Indian ocean.
This is the Siwa oasis in Egypt. Adrere Amellal is concentrated in a simple and eco-friendly luxury. Rule number one: no electricity. Lamps and candles — beeswax enough! Rule number 2: no air conditioning. Only the wind freshens through the open Windows. Call outside the complex. Nothing better to enjoy the quiet of the desert. Continue reading
Ice hotel, Quebec
This hotel is built every year, and its construction is 225 kilograms of ice and 6,800 kilograms of snow. Of this free material makes a chic hotel with 34 rooms. In addition, guests can see a variety of amazing products from snow and ice both day and night. In General, this hotel is something that exists in a single copy, it is unique.
Giraffes manor, Nairobi
This hotel is named so for a reason – indeed, in the district a lot of giraffes that greet guests in the morning and accompany them when they go to sleep. Probably not more close to the nature hotel in the world than this. Agree, to spend a few days in the neighborhood with giraffes and other exotic animals – a truly unique experience.
The Hotel “Ariau Towers”, Brazil
Another unusual hotel, which is located on the flood vast Amazon river. Around – water, forest and sky. No shelter, except this hotel, not near. It is clear that tourists wish to come here, because so many lovers of wildlife, and a few places where the nature is still preserved. Continue reading