Each pod comes with four beds, a dining area and ensuite. When it’s time to check out, you just abseil home.
Take your holiday to the next level. Book one of these mountain resorts
For a bird’s eye view of the Sacred Valley, the Skylodge Adventure Suites in Peru are hard to beat. These space-age pods can be found clinging to the cliff-face that overlooks the famed valley. Adrenalin addicts can make the 400 metre climb of Via Ferrata or zipline into the resort. Each pod comes with four beds, a dining area and ensuite. When it’s time to check out, you just abseil home.
Perched on the edge of an escarpment, this eco-chic lodge provides a breathtaking view of Simien Mountains National Park. You can relax in one of the 12 suites that are dotted around the hillside or kickback in a hammock under an acacia tree and watch the wildlife troop by.
You’ll feel on top of the world when you book a stay at this lodge that high in the Himalayas. Take a trek to your lodge that’s set a 8,000 feet then wrap yourself up in a pashmina blanket as you relax by your fireplace. You can just soak in the view from your mountain top, or go horse-riding, enjoy cooking classes or take part in a yoga session or two.
Take a snowmobile ride across the mountain tops of Mayrhofen to Schneekar Hütte. Comprising eight designer suites, a spa and restaurant, this mountain retreat is hard to beat. Sip champagne by the fireplace, watch Austria’s most famous chefs whip up a storm in the open kitchen or catch some rays on the terrace before you hit the pistes.
Tucked away with the Volcanoes National Park, you’ll find one of the world’s most beautiful lodges. Not only does it offer six sumptuous forest suites, complete with chandeliers and huge ensuites, but this eco retreat also offers breathtaking views of the national park. It also shows and teaches its guests about their famous neighbours – the mountain gorillas.
If you want to get away from it all, book one of Rosa Alpina’s private chalets in the Dolomites. The hotel’s guests are given the chance to book a stay at one of the Mountain Cabins Alta Badia, which are set at 2,000 metres. You can spend the night in the mountains, enjoy a breakfast provided by the hotel, then descend from your hillside retreat via a mountain bike ride back to the village.