Glasshouses are becoming increasingly popular among tourists seeking offbeat accommodation experiences as they are a perfect alternative to traditional hotels. With their expansive glass walls, glasshouse accommodations allow uninterrupted views of the happening surroundings, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor connection. Here are the top 5 beautifully designed glasshouses you should consider booking when planning a vacation at the following destinations.
Taara House, Manali
Perched atop a hill 6,600 feet above sea level, this cosy cottage is conveniently located a mere 3 kilometres from the city centre and a mere half kilometre from the iconic Hadimba Temple. Imbued with a timeless blend of classic and mid-modern aesthetics, the two-bedroom cottage is meticulously crafted from reclaimed and recycled wood. Its most captivating feature is the glass house, offering a unique dining experience under the twinkling stars or a tranquil spot for basking in the warm sun. Click here for more details.
Manakau PurePod, New Zealand
Over 200 acres of this property have been restored to a natural bush, ensuring the preservation of nearby waterways, protecting hillsides from erosion, and providing a haven for one of New Zealand's largest populations of South Island robins. This eco-cabin features clear glass windows that provide beautiful views of the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Range. The bathroom offers a shower with scenic surroundings, while the kitchenette comes equipped with a refrigerator and stove, complete with a barbeque setup on the deck. Click here for more details.
Glass Igloos, Finland
You'll find these cosy heated glass igloos near the northernmost tip of mainland Europe. The beds are designed to transform into comfortable reclining lounges, allowing you to enjoy views of the starry sky easily. The property also offers a smoke sauna, one of the largest in the world, and a bar and restaurant for your convenience. As you gaze ahead, you'll be awed by the sights of reindeer farms, arctic trees, and expansive skiing slopes stretching as far as the eye can see. Click here for more details.
Kingston Treehouse, South Africa
The tree house hotel offers a unique experience with its glass walls, allowing guests to feel intimately connected with the region's untamed wildlife. Your stay includes a delightful picnic dinner and access to spirits and house wines. For convenience and comfort, the Kingston Treehouse provides full washroom facilities and Africology products to enhance your experience. Click here for more details.
Aurora Glass Cabin, Finland
The Aurora Glass Cabin features a thoughtfully designed three-panel glass structure that offers stunning views of the northern lights on the horizon. Inside the heated cabin is a cosy space with a minibar, two roll-out beds, a TV set, and a warm shower. Its Wilderness Centre provides a range of exciting activities, including husky rides, reindeer safaris, and northern lights hunting. Click here for more details.
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