As summer winds to an end, there is still enough time to take one more vacation or plan a new adventure for next summer. Vacationing at the beach, while relaxing, is sometimes not enough of a thrill to shock you out of your monotonous day-to-day activities. The allure of traveling comes from the thrill of experiencing something foreign and unimaginable. Here are some spectacle travel locations electrifying enough to satisfy the most adventurous spirit.
You can live like arctic royalty at this ice hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern Sweden about 200 kilometers above the Arctic Circle. The hotel is the first and largest of its kind, entirely comprised of artfully carved ice and snow. Each November and December the hotel is imagined and carved anew by famous artists and architects with ice harvested throughout the previous winter. You can admire the northern lights and explore the world’s last wilderness by snowmobile or dogsled while resting your eyes at this exceptionally modern and artistic ice palace.
If you prefer to spend your vacation in a bikini rather than a parka, The Manta Resort on Pemba Island located off the coast of Tanzania offers a rare underwater experience. The hotel consists of isolated cabins floating in the ocean surrounded by a coral reef. The bedroom, in the basement of the cabin, has glass planes lining the walls offering a 360-degree view of the marine environment swimming by. More coral establishes itself on the cabin structure and anchoring lines every year, attracting a variety sea creatures, including octopi, squid, Spanish dancers, and numerous species of fish. This resort offers the unique experience of observing sea creatures at all hours of the day and night. After waking up to a school of fish lazily passing by, you can lounge on the upper deck and soak up the sun, or star gaze in the moonlight.
The Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel offers a rare change to see a bird’s eye view of the native flora and fauna of the Amazon Rainforest. The tree house style rooms reside high in the canopy, about 35 feet off the ground, and are connected by over six miles of catwalks. With spectacular views of the jungle as well as the Negro River, you can experience the Amazon without disturbing the precious ecosystem below. Monkeys, sloths, and parrots can regularly by spotted while lounging on balconies. You can fulfill your childhood fantasy and finally sleep outside in your tree house.
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