Perched on a valley along Bali’s sacred Ayung River, Sunrise House is a small luxury in a monumental wilderness not yet fully explored by humans. This incredible building is made completely out of bamboo sourced from the dense jungle that surrounds it on all sides, waiting to be explored.
24. The Seashell House, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
This home looks like something from a Disney movie, and it’s all set on the magnificent Isla Mujeres which has been called one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean Sea.
23. Cubehouse Rotterdam, Netherlands
This bizarre three floor home is created from a collection of cubes that merge together into a truly intriguing structure. This architectural masterpiece has an open plan and dozens of huge windows, offering an incredible view of the bustling city center around you. Looks odd, right?
22. Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo, Japan
While these apartments may be a bit bare of creature comforts, they offer incredibly affordable and interesting accommodation in a city that usually costs an arm and a leg. I think it’s bleedy brilliant; anyone else?
21. Ski Lift, Rhône-Alpes, France
If for some reason you love the imminent feeling of doom that comes with using a ski lift, you can spend a night in one suspended hundreds of feet above the French Alps. Feel free to look down and enjoy the view, but what about the bathroom?
20. Teepee Cottage, The Great Geysir, Iceland
This compact cottage almost seems like it could be engulfed by the immense environment that surrounds it. Close to some of Iceland’s greatest geysers and monumental mountains, this home offers comfort to the adventurers willing to take on nature at its greatest. I wonder what Vikings would say about it.
19. Water Tower, London, United Kingdom
High above the buildings of the surrounding neighborhood, this converted water tower oozes character and has some of the best panoramic views of London available. Let it rain!
18. House Boat, Marina del Rey, United States
Grounded on the Pacific coast, this strange apartment building is only a short walk from magnificent beaches and incredible nightlife. But you’ll be laughing once the oceans rise up.
17. ElquiDomos Astronomic Hotel, Paiguano, Chile
Elqui Domos is one of only a few astronomic hotels in the world. Deep in the wilderness, you won’t just get amazing views of the wilderness that surrounds you, but also of the breathtaking stars you can’t normally spot in a polluted city.
16. Dog Bark Park Inn B&B, Cottonwood, United States
If you’re looking to escape with the canine in your life, this bizarre bed and breakfast is one of only a few places on Airbnb that actually allows animals. That’s the least I coulde say about this!
15. Nanuku Island, Nanuku Levu, Fiji
You can rent this entire tropical island along with the tiny house that sits masked among the palm trees and foliage. However, we’d recommend camping out under the stars Wilson-style. Paradise?
14. Iglu Village, Tirol, Austria
The Iglu Village is lovingly crafted each year and located at 6,500 feet above sea level amidst the breathtaking mountains of the Kühtai ski resort. Lovely!
13. St Pancras Clock Tower, London, United Kingdom
St Pancras station has a history dating back to the 1800s and in the modern day, connects Britain with continental Europe. It’s in the heart of the city and only a lucky few get to peer out of the face of the grand clock tower. Imagine staying there.
12. Off-Grid itHouse, Pioneertown, United States
Deep in the remote and magnificent California high desert, this small home is full powered by solar panels that take full advantage of the amazing weather. If you’re looking for a stylish, almost Bond-like experience, this is it!
11. Casa Arbol, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Tree houses aren’t just for kids, and once you take a dip in the pool and watch the wildlife of the jungle below go about its business, you’ll realize I’m right!
10. Cabana Floripa, Florianopolis, Brazil
This house was built with materials from the garbage of the area. Most of the walls are made out of recycled glass bottles which shine like stained glass in the sun. Incredible!
9. Airplane Suite, Teuge, Netherlands
If you can’t afford the cost of a private jet, this is about as close as you can come to the real thing. While this private hotel stays grounded, you can still count it as joining the “Mile High Club.” Now, that’s a proper way to sleep, right?
8. The Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse, Seal Rocks, Australia
This beautifully restored, heritage listed lighthouse offers a prime spot from which to gave upon the unspoiled beauty and grand vistas of this remote area of Australia. Stunning!
7. Mirrored House, Pittsburgh, United States
The mirror house is interesting to say the least, and some may even describe it as the result of a designer’s mental breakdown. The glass and mirrors reflect sunlight, making for an incredible light show and making the place seem brighter and bigger.
6. Mushroom Dome Cabin, Aptos, United States
This small cabin is hidden away in a dense forest, miles away from civilization. Shaded by Oak and Madrone trees and next to a Redwood grove, you can enjoy the great outdoors on the large deck or lose yourself with a hike in the woods.
5. Hvar Tower, Hvar, Croatia
Croatia is a place of immense natural and historical beauty. You can experience both by spending a night in this magical tower, once used to defend the town from invaders. Take this place, for example; it’s unique and beautiful.
4. Container Home, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Perched upon the rooftop of a house is the perfect miniature container home. With views of the cobble streets below, this tiny house doesn’t skip any luxuries; what more coudl you ask for?
3. George Washington’s Pad, St. Stephens Church, United States
This quaint home, out in the middle of nowhere, was a favorite stop for the President as he made his way between Washington and Williamsburg. From fishing to horse riding, the historic building is a perfect place to get away from city life.
2. The Cetusaurus, Irish Beach, United States
Only a few feet from the beach is this quaint home with a marvelous architectural style. The uniqueness, tranquility and seaside beauty make this house perfect for anyone looking to get away with a book – well, you fcould do something else with your time, especially if you’re not alone.
1. Bus Home, Bromma, Sweden
As far as bus homes go, this the creme of the crop. This cosy portable home features a balcony and a cosy bedroom. I guess that wasn’t in the original design, right?