If life is stressing you out, the rat race makes you feel claustrophobic and the city has gotten a little too much for you then you should consider a vacation where you not only take a break from work, but also from civilization. Here are some options for the most remote hotels in the world from which you can choose from.

Recharge your batteries alone in some of the most remote accommodations and come back feeling rested when you are ready to return from your break from the trappings of everyday life.

Four Seasons, Bora Bora

This once in a lifetime trip is private and remote. Stay in a bungalow over the water and live in open-air elegance with your own private pool. This quiet, private resort is all about the views and access to the beautiful turquoise water. This is one of the most remote hotels in the world and one of the most beautiful.

Most Remote Hotels in the World Four Seasons, Bora Bora

Hotel Artic, Greenland

Greenland as a country is very remote, so go all in when you travel there and stay in an aluminum Igloo overlooking an ice fjord on the coast of Greenland. The is the world’s most Northerly 4-star hotel according to Wikipedia. You will be overlooking the protected UNESCO Heritage site and taking in the beauty of this Northern climate. While the igloos are small, they are brightly lit with natural light from the skylights. Breathe in the fresh artic air and leave your worries behind.

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Jules Undersea Lodge, Key Largo, Florida

The only underwater hotel in the world, Jules Undersea Lodge is located in Key Largo Undersea Park, which is set in a Lagoon, according to the Jules Undersea Lodge site. Stay here and you will be spending more time with the fish than people as this is a hotel centred around Scuba diving and considered one of the most remote hotels in the world for that reason.

Jules Undersea Lodge, Key Largo, Floridajul

Hinchinbrook Island Resort, Hinchinbrook Island, Australia

Stay at the only hotel on this National Park island. Stay in either at a beach cabin or a treetop bungalow. Hinchinbrook Island is part of the amazing and protected Great Barrier Reef and you will find plenty of activities in the day to absorb one of natures’ most amazing playgrounds like hiking or scuba diving.

Hinchinbrook Island Resort

Hinchinbrook Island Resort

Monace Delle Terre Nere, Sicily, Italy

Found at the bottom of Mount Etna, this country boutique hotel is found in a village that seems to have been forgotten by time.  Surrounded by olive groves you will have plenty of time to hike in the day and drink some great Italian wines in the evening in this 19th century villa. This is about as rustic an experience as you can get in Italy.

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Vardo Hotel, Norway

Vardo is an old settlement in Northern Norway and contains sites dating back to the stone-age. This is the only hotel found in the city of Vardo, and is the coldest and most Northern hotel. The accommodations are not going to be 5-star here, but that is because it is considered a jumping off point for eco-tourists about to go on artic treks. Make sure to eat at the hotel restaurant as they do great fresh fish dishes according to Vardo Hotel’s site.

Vardo Hotel, Norway


St. Regis, Lhasa, Tibet

Tibet is a mystical country that backpackers flock to, and for good reason. The Tibetan people are kind and generous and Tibet is a beautiful mountainous country that has avoided over commercialization like the rest of the world. The St. Regis is however a perfect luxury escape that captures the essence of the best of Tibet. Escape it all in style and relax with butler service and amazing views, you can hide away in your room perfectly at the St. Regis.

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St. Regis Hotel

Ultima Thule Lodge, Alaska

Per Ultima Thule Lodge your accommodations will be “100 miles from any road” and set on 5 acres of land. Your stay in Alaska will be centred on wilderness adventures and you will be taken out of your everyday grind when you take off for your flight safari, which is an aerial tour of awe inspiring Wrangell St. Elias National Park, North Americas largest National Park, which is largely undiscovered.

Ultima Thule Lodge

Ultima Thule Lodge

Palm Island, St. Vincent

An ultimate private island found in The Grenadines, Palm Island is the idyllic island you imagine when day dreaming about getting away from it all. Arrive by boat and escape to your own private beach front bungalow equipped with a private patio. A privately run resort caters to your every whim, however you will likely spend your days amongst the coconut palms or relaxing on the white sandy beaches looking out to the crystal clear turquoise waters.

Palm Island, St. Vincent

Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Canada

Arrive in style to this island, which is only accessible by helicopter. This fishing village is as quaint as it gets. This beautiful Inn is a feat of architecture you need to experience for yourself set amongst aptly named iceberg alley. If you do happen to run into anyone, the people in Newfoundland are famously friendly and kind. This is as far opposed as you can find to city living and considered one of the most remote hotels in the world.

Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland

Fogo Island Inn