A night spent in the desert is nightmare fodder for some people. For the more adventurous among us, maybe you’ve spent hours daydreaming about surviving in the desert with only your wits to protect you.
Luxurious desert hotels are the best of both worlds. You get the adventure of trekking all the way to the hotel, which can be extremely remote, but when you get there you’re greeted with comfortable beds, cozy linens, and all the amenities you could ever want.
It’s glamping, but taken to a new extreme. We’ve corralled a few of the top desert hotels in the world – take a peek to see which ones will make your ultimate vacation bucket list.
Amangiri Resort – Utah, USA
If you live in the United States and want to soak up some desert atmosphere without leaving the country, then your first choice should definitely be the Amangiri resort in Canyon Point, Utah. It belongs to Aman Resorts International who offer luxury accommodations in scenic and unique places around the globe.
The Amangiri is completely secluded by southwestern rock formations, and you can swim in their 80-foot infinity pool after a day of hiking in nearby national parks. They have several amazing suites, as well as an entire four-bedroom house that can be rented in full. Suites start at $2,000 per night or the entire house can be yours for just $8,750 per night.