Social media has changed the way we travel, with #instaworthy hotels luring in travelers looking for that perfect snap. From outrageous pools to exotic locations and camera-ready decor, these highly-rated hotels are sure to up your Instagram game. Get ready to inspire your followers with a trip to one of these top Instagrammable hotels in the world.
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Topping the list is Anantara Kihavah Villas in the Maldives, which serves up the ultimate Instagram post with its turquoise lagoon and island landscapes. This lush oasis surrounded by coconut, papaya and mango trees offers a wealth of outdoor excursions like snorkeling, while its beach and overwater villas are a luxury retreat. Lounge on a swinging daybed or swim in the pool, then visit the spa to get pampered with signature treatments. For a unique dining experience, head to the fine dining restaurant located beneath the ocean’s surface.
Jade Mountain Resort combines natural Caribbean beauty with gorgeous architectural design to create an intimate, romantic ambiance. Nestled in the hillside, it is the only property with views of both the Piti and Gros Piton mountains. Unwind in an eco-friendly suite with an open design, where you’ll find a whirlpool tub, in-room infinity pools, and dedicated butlers. Dine on regional flavors at The Jade Mountain Club or enjoy a massage at the spa, then sip cocktails at the sky deck for a night of stargazing.
A combination of Eiffel Tower views and French breakfasts filled with croissants and champagne, Hotel Plaza Athenee in Paris is the epitome of an Instagram-worthy hotel. Setting the scene for the perfect shot of Paris, its signature red awnings and romantic city views are hard to beat. Located on the prestigious tree-lined avenue Montaigne, you’ll be treated to Parisian splendor in its room and suites that include elegant furnishings, while its exclusive spa is great for enjoying stress-relieving facials. When you need a break from sightseeing, grab a glass of champagne on the al fresco terrace at La Terrase Montaigne.
If you’ve ever dreamed of having breakfast with giraffes, here’s your chance. Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya is an exclusive boutique hotel that is nestled in 12 acres of private land that is home to a herd of resident Rothschild giraffe who visit throughout the day, popping their long necks into windows looking for a treat. There are 12 rooms and suites to choose from and a roof terrace overlooking the gardens in Daisy’s Room, while Jack’s Room is a front facing room with an in-room fireplace.
The views at Canaves Oia in Santorini were made for Instagram, as this alluring hotel sits on the northwest tip of the island in the picturesque village of Oia Santorini. Carved into the cliffside, soak up stunning vistas of the caldera and the Aegean Sea from your luxury suite. Take a dip in your plunge pool or hang out in the spacious living area, then set up a romantic date at the outdoor candlelit private terrace at Petra Restaurant.
One of the most unique hotels in the world in addition to being Instagram-worthy, Keemala in Phuket, Thailand features bird’s nests, treehouses and giant pod-like villas surrounded by a canopy of rainforest and jungle walkways. Stay in one of the luxury villas to enjoy a private pool, then relax your muscles with a hot stone massage or anti-aging facial. Enjoy sunset cocktails at Mala Bar, or head to nearby Kamala Beach to marvel at its clear water ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
You haven’t seen an outdoor pool like the one at Hotel Villa Honegg in Switzerland. A heated infinity pool that can be enjoyed throughout the year, it’s equipped with water benches and a Jacuzzi so you can gaze out across the lake and capture a postcard-perfect photo. Visit the Finnish sauna and steam bath, then retreat to the fine dining restaurant that serves locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Enjoy a peaceful night of sleep in one of the rooms and suites, some with lake views from private balconies, before venturing out for a scenic hike.
Swaying palm trees, colorful sunsets and tropical cocktails, there’s plenty to Instagram at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. Sitting on 15 beachfront acres, this hotel also boasts regional farm-to-table dining and direct access to Mokapu Beach. Looking to soak up the culture? Experience an authentic ‘Ohana-style meal during the Feast at Mokapu before retreating one of the spacious suites or luxury villas that include a private lanai, plunge pools or hot tubs and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
What Instagram dreams are made of, Emerald Lake Lodge in Canada sits in Yoho National Park. Sitting on the shores of a shimmering blue lake, the lodgings here are surrounded by impressive mountain peaks. It’s home to century-old fireplaces and an oak bar salvaged from an 1890’s Yukon saloon, in addition to a dry sauna, outdoor hot tub and quiet reading and sitting rooms. Stay in one of the cozy lodges to enjoy private balconies, feather duvets and pillows and pet-friendly accommodations.
Home to an Instagram famous courtyard, Riad Yasmine in Morocco features 8 private bedrooms in the middle of the Medina in Marrakech. There’s a swimming pool next to a colorful patio in addition to a rooftop terrace where you can soak up views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Reserve a dinner to enjoy cuisine prepared with local ingredients, then unwind in the living room or reading nook with a fireplace that is lit during cold days.
If you want the ultimate photo of Positano with the villas tucked into the cliffs above the sea, stay at Le Sirenuse. One of the most captivating hotels on the Amalfi Coast, this hotel has spacious terraces, from guest rooms, at the on-site bar and at the Michelin-starred La Sponda restaurant, that offers unbeatable views. Unwind with a cocktail at the lemon tree-lined pool, then head to your room to discover elegant artwork, antiques and colorful interiors.