From high-altitude thrills to an all-American road trip, and from spotting big cats to looking for the Northern Lights - you are guaranteed a rush you'll never forget.

Hotel de Charme Les Airelles, France

Singita Lebombo Lodge, South Africa

Banjaar Tola, India

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Uganda

Solio Lodge, Kenya

Hotel Ranga, Iceland

Shakti Ladakh, India

Post Ranch Inn, California, USA

Ace Hotel & Swim Club, Palm Springs, USA

Nira Alpina, Switzerland

Posada de Mike Rapu, Easter Island, Chile

Tierra Patagonia, Chile

Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand

Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

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