From underwater suites to over-water bungalows, from stunning mountain views to incredible infinity pools, our top 10 most Instagrammable hotels in the world not only feature some of the best views but also take it to the next level with beautiful design and unique architecture creating many photo ops.
With thousands of beautiful hotels from around the world to choose from, we selected the top ten list based on the stunning views from the places coupled with the uniqueness of the properties, feedback on our social media feed over the last year with 300 million plus annual views from our 2 million plus followers and in addition, the user ratings, views and mentions of the properties on our site.
Below is our top 10 most Instagrammable Hotels in the World list.
Surrounded by the mountains, Chalet Al Foss in Northern Italy, offers spectacular views of the Italian Alps and the Presena Glacier. In addition to the breathtaking mountain views, this Instagram popular hotel offers many photo-ops including floating breakfast in the infinity pool, breakfast with alpacas, breakfast in a heated bed immersed in snow, bed in the woods forest experience and more..
Located in the Noonu Atoll in Maldives on a beautiful private turquoise lagoon with 3 islands, Soneva Jani is accessed via sea plane or a sea boat. It features stunning over-water villas. While most resorts in Maldives have over-water villas, Soneva Jani takes it to the next level with their water villas featuring private adult water slides directly from the villa to the lagoon, retractable roofs for star gazing, sunken seating, private pools, outdoor shower and bath, over water seating and lounge area, catamaran nets etc. They are also one of the least densely spaced offering extra privacy.
In addition, it offers many activities like sunset dolphin cruise, private beach dinner, ziplining through cascade waterfalls, over water biking, guided snorkeling and water adventures, tennis court in a jungle, private outdoor cinema etc.
Amangiri is an exclusive resort and a bucket list hotel for many including very rich and famous. Set on 600 acres in the foothills of the Escalante National Monument in Utah and completely secluded from outside world, Amangiri blends into untouched red-rock desert landscape of canyons, mesas, ridges and gorges.
Amangiri transports you to a new realm, where every view appears to be framed out and the design blends into the nature. The large windows from the rooms and corridors frame out the scenic views and deceive you into thinking that you are looking at a framed painting hanging on the wall. The heated pool curves around a 165 million year old sandstone rock. The large private plunge pools, fire-pits and sky terraces are ideal for stargazing at night. The resort features many hiking trails, a via ferrate and a 200 feet sky ladder 400 feet above the ground.
Imagine feeding breakfast to Giraffes from your room’s balcony. Giraffe Manor in Nairobi offers one of the most unique experiences: the opportunity to feed and spend time with the rare Rothschild’s giraffes.
Giraffe Manor is set in 12 acres of private land within the indigenous forest in the suburbs of Nairobi. What sets Giraffe Manor truly apart is its resident herd of endangered Rothschild’s giraffes which visit morning and evening and interact with guests in one of the most unique experiences in the world. Sometimes these giant animals poke their heads into bedroom windows, or join guests at breakfast by cheekily peering in through the windows and doors looking for a morning snack.
Set in a former royal palace on an encompassing island in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Taj Lake Palace is made of white marble and the walls are adorned with precious stones, paintings and ornate glasswork. Gardens, fountains, lily pond, pillared terraces and columns line its beautiful courtyards.
The floating palace is accessible only by boat and features views of the lake, surrounding hills and the city.
Set on two private islands connected by a wooden bridge, Conrad Maldives is home to the popular two level villa, The Muraka, with its bedroom submerged 16 feet underwater in the India Ocean. Under ocean bedroom includes 180 degree acrylic dome with views of the ocean above. In addition to the bedroom, the underwater area includes an attached bathroom with floor to ceiling glass windows and a tunnel viewing theater area. In addition, the resort features an underwater restaurant Ithaa, overwater bungalows, some with open air bathrooms.
Located high above Lake Lucerne on the slopes of Bürgenstock mountain, Hotel Villa Honegg offers breathtaking mountain and lake views. Surrounded by the stunning landscape, the Instagram popular infinity pool features a warm 34 degree water whether it is raining or snowing. In addition to the pool, hotel offers room balconies with mountain and lake views. Surrounding area offers a perfect setting for a picnic in the mountains and various scenic walking, biking and hiking trails.
Transforming the Singapore’s skyline, Marina Bay Sands’ iconic architecture features three 55-storey towers and a cantilevered SkyPark crowning the three towers. The SkyPark overhangs the north tower by 218 feet and is home to the largest rooftop infinity pool, restaurants, gardens, jogging path and an observation deck. The resort, in addition to the luxury rooms and suites, includes a shopping mall with a canal and gondola rides, casino, many celebrity-chef restaurants, convention center, theater, lotus shaped ArtScience museum, two floating pavilions and an over-water Apple store.
Set on an artificial island, with its iconic sail shaped architecture and opulent suites, Burj Al Arab has played host to a covetable guest list of VIPs and celebrities from all over the world. Among other glittering features, it has 24-carat gilded interiors, largest Swarovski ceiling, features 30 different marble types in its walls and flooring, has a man made beach facility and a dramatic helipad.
With its signature red awnings facing the Avenue Montaigne, which is home to major haute-couture brands, Plaza Athenee has long had ties to fashion world and has been featured in many shows and movies including Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada. Hotel offers stunning views of the Eiffel Tower from its red geranium decked balconies. It’s elegant courtyard is like a garden in the city and features walls covered with hanging plants. Elegantly and uniquely decorated rooms and suites feature both Art deco and classic Parisian style interiors with fine furnishings.
Calilo Ios, Greece
Located on the Ios island in Cyclades, Calilo Resort is located on the beautiful, secluded Papas Beach. It features beautifully designed interiors and suites. Right from the lobby accessed via a curvy walkway lined by artwork and waterfalls to levitating pool swing beds in a cave, Calilo features many photo-ops.
Uniquely designed suites feature private marble pools with beach views, cave pool beds dressed in floral vines, over water walkways, heart shaped pools, light beaming down from the love themed holes in the roof dispersing heart shapes etc