Welcome to the jungle: Best hotels in the wilderness revealed
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Looking for a change of scenery? Why not consider a holiday deep in the jungles and wilderness in some of the most exotic places on earth?
Hotels.com has rounded up the best jungle hotels across the world for those wanting to become their very own jungle VIP.
Las Piedras, Peru
What better place to learn the ways of the jungle than in the largest rainforest in the world – The Amazon.
Hotel Enai is located in the remote area of Las Piedras, in south-eastern Peru. This modern and stylish hotel uses traditional Peruvian artwork and design to create a light, airy space. From the hotel, guests can explore the rich biodiversity of the surrounding rainforest.
The island of Borneo is the third-largest in the world, and it is almost entirely jungle.
Just off the coast of Malaysia, it is the perfect destination for wildlife enthusiasts – and one of the only places in the world to see the distinctive proboscis monkey. Stay at the Swiss-Belhotel Danum in the city of Palangkaraya, located within the Central Kalimantan area, known as one of the lungs of the world thanks to its sprawling jungles and forests.
The hotel features a beautiful outdoor pool area surrounded by palm trees, luxurious bedrooms, and a restaurant serving a spread of local and international specialities.
Ella, Sri Lanka
Ella is a small town nestled in the hill-country of Sri Lanka, where the land is rich with tea plantations, dramatic waterfalls and stunning temples. Explore the dense countryside via the many hiking trails, including routes to Little Adam’s Peak and Ella Rock, which offer beautiful views of the lush Sri Lankan countryside.
Stay at the Ella Jungle Resort – nestled on the banks of the Kirindi Oya River and surrounded by wild jungle, where you can find your jungle feet. Choose from an Eco Jungle Chalet, Cottage or Cabin – each offering spacious, breezy rooms with balconies – and wake up to the sound of the nearby mountain stream.
Where better to embrace your inner jungle queen, than in Springbrook, the area of Queensland, Australia where a popular jungle reality-TV show is filmed.
Stay at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat to discover the best of Springbrook; a forest wilderness, with deep canyons, cool rock creeks, and some of the oldest trees in Australia. Located within World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park, O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat is run by third-generation O’Reilly family members whose ancestors pioneered eco-tourism in Australia in 1926.
Choose from daily activities including bird walks and tree-top walks. In the evening, guests can relax in the Lost World Day Spa or dine in the tree-house bar.
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