7 unusual hotels in Latin America
Among the unusual hotels that are located in Latin America, there are some that are in the middle of the jungle, in nature reserves, or in the middle of a desert. What they are looking for is to provide an unforgettable experience.
There are several unusual hotels in Latin America. Each one of them has a structure or some element that makes it unique. The interesting thing is that they offer you a different type of accommodation, which by itself becomes an experience.
Several of these unusual hotels make the most of their surroundings. If they have special characteristics, it is precisely to allow the destination in question to be used optimally.
Most of these accommodations are expensive, but others are mid-priced. Many are located in paradisiacal places but are generally isolated. We show you some of those unique hotels.
1. Magic Mountain Lodge, in Huilo-Huilo
The Montana Magica Lodge is one of the most unique hotels in the world. It is located in the Huilo-Huilo Nature Reserve, in southern Chile. It is totally built-in one hundred percent ecological materials.
Its appearance is that of a green mountain as if it were part of the environment. It has a waterfall that falls from the top of the hotel and guests can see through the large windows of each room.
2. Tubohotel, in Mexico
Tubotel is one of the unusual hotels located in Mexico. More exactly, in Tepoztlan (Morelos). Travelers call it a completely surreal experience. This is because their rooms are literally a tube.
Each room has an organic garden. In total, there are 20 tubes containing rooms 2.10 meters wide by 3 meters high. The complex has a swimming pool, outdoor bathrooms, and a completely friendly environment with nature.
3. Palacio de Sal, another unusual hotel
The Salt Palace is located 25 kilometers from the city of Uyuni, in Potosí (Bolivia). It is the first hotel in the world built with blocks of salt. This is precisely a tribute to Uyuni, the largest salt desert in the world.
In this hotel everything, absolutely everything, is made of salt. The floors, the ceilings, the walls, the furniture, and even the decorations are made of this material. It has 46 luxury rooms. It is one of those unusual hotels that is part of a unique experience.
4. EcoCamp, Patagonia
This is a hotel located in Torres del Paine, Chilean Patagonia. It is defined as the first sustainable geodesic hotel in the world. Its goal is to allow guests a close connection with nature while offering luxury services.
It is made up of domes where accommodation is offered that is halfway between a luxury hotel and a camp. In total, there are 33 domes that work with solar and hydroelectric energy. The setting is absolutely beautiful and although the service is expensive, it is worth the money.
5. Hotels off the beaten track: Canopy Tower in Panama
The Canopy Tower also belongs to the line of ecological hotels that have become a trend in the world. Travel and Leisure magazine includes it in the list of the 25 best green hotels in the world. It is located in Gamboa, about 45 minutes from Panama City.
The hotel operates in the middle of the jungle, in the Soberanía National Park, which allows you to be in permanent contact with the exotic fauna and flora. National Geographic magazine defined it as one of the most impressive bird-watching spots on the planet.
6. Bethel Bio Luxury in the Tatacoa desert
It is located in a 320-hectare nature reserve, in the middle of the Tatacoa desert (Huila, Colombia). It is one hundred percent ecological. One of its great attractions is that it is a place where millions of stars can be seen with the naked eye.
It has an experience center where a guided tour is offered to look at the sky. The Tatacoa is one of the driest places in the world, after the Atacama. This is a hotel that offers all the luxuries you can imagine
7. Hotel Unique, in Sao Paulo, another unusual hotel
It was built by the architects Ruy Ohtake and Joao Armentano and is a true work of architectural art. It has a facade that lives up to its name because it is actually very unique. Everything there is designed to stimulate the senses.
In the front part, there is a desert square with sand, stones, and green areas, crossed by grooves of water. The concept of the construction is based on the installation of a kind of ocean liner in the middle of the city.