Heavenly hotel beds
From sleeping under the stars to sleeping underwater, you’re guaranteed sweet dreams if you book a night in one of the world’s coolest (and strangest) hotel beds.
Underwater bed, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Maldives
The Conrad Maldives converts its all-glass underwater restaurant, Ithaa, into a suite on request. Stay sixteen feet beneath sea level amongst breathtaking coral reef and marine life, and wake up to the Indian Ocean’s kaleidoscopic marine life.
Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island, 2034, Maldives (+960668 0629; www.conradhotels.com) Ithaa suite from US$ 11,720
Floating bed, Hotel Seven, Paris
Ever dreamt of floating in space? Hotel Seven, a boutique hotel in Paris’s Latin Quarter, has levitation rooms where specially-engineered “floating beds” give the impression of being suspended in mid-air.
Hotel Seven Paris, 20, rue Berthollet, 75005 Paris (+33 014 331 4752; www.sevenhotelparis.com) Levitation rooms from EUR 152
Ice bed, Ice Hotel, Sweden
Every winter, artists and designers from all over the world gather to create the Ice Hotel in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi by. Experience the real Lapland by sleeping in thermal sleeping bags on a bed made of packed now covered in reindeer skin. It doesn’t get cooler than this!
Ice Hotel, Marknadsvägen 63, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi (+46 098 066 800; www.icehotel.com) Deluxe suite from SEK 7000
Outdoor bed, Loisaba Wilderness, Kenya
Gaze at zebras and giraffes from the comfort of your open-air bed in the Loisaba reserve, Kenya. The Kiboko Star Bed is perched on a platform overlooking a waterhole, and can be wheeled out onto the open deck to optimize wildlife viewing.
Loisaba Wilderness, P.O. Box 1348, Nanyuki, Kenya (+254 062 3172; www.loisaba.com) Kiboko Star bed from US$ 495
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