Parties on the beach, huts in the jungle, floating hotels or sleeping capsules on the liner – in this article we will talk about some of the most unusual and popular hostels on the planet.
Selina Hostel, Bocas del Toro, Panama
This hostel on the Panamanian island of Bocas del Toro is literally on the Caribbean Sea and you can dive into the water directly from a restaurant, bar or chillout. And if you suddenly get bored of swimming in crystal clear water, take free salsa lessons or do yoga on the roof. Do not miss the hot Caribbean parties on Saturdays. A place in a hostel costs from $ 17, a delicious healthy breakfast is included in the price.
Kadir’s Tree House, Olympos, Turkey.
Lost in the dense gardens on the Mediterranean coast, this “treehouse” offers a childhood dream: to sleep among the branches like Tarzan. If you are afraid of heights, cabins closer to the ground will suit you, and on occasion, they even offer a wedding suite. The hostel has a volleyball court, pizzeria and night club. The cost of the night is $ 11, the price includes breakfast, lunch and stunning landscapes.
Casa Bombo, Granada, Spain
This hostel is more likely to use the word palace. From the terrace at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the fashionable hostel (price from $ 87 per night) Casa Bombo overlooks the whole of Granada and the beautiful Alhambra Palace. The pool, the terrace, the friendliness of the owners and the stunning interiors – and many praises from visitors.
ArkaBarka Floating Hostel, Belgrade, Serbia The
floating wooden hostel ArkaBarka slowly sways on the Danube. Visitors reviews about price, cleanliness, and safety are very flattering, and the cost of the night starts at $ 15. There is a forest around, although it is only a 20-minute walk from the center of Belgrade to the hostel. Sitting on the veranda with a glass of local white wine, you can watch ducks swim and the sunset.
Cascada Verde, a hostel on Uvita Falls, Costa Rica
Wooden open houses right at the falls in the small town of Uvita surrounded by the jungle – this is a flashback to Costa Rica that is not yet crowded with tourists. Stunning terrain, the sound of a waterfall, free yoga classes, price (from $ 16) and strong Costa Rican coffee for breakfast – all this is highly appreciated by visitors, who also note the cleanliness and convenience of the hostel.
Soul Kitchen, St. Petersburg, Russia
The owners of the hostel worked hard, creating an attractive design that harmoniously combines the brickwork of the century before last with modern furniture. Do not miss the master class from famous St. Petersburg chefs who regularly drop by the Soul Kitchen. The price of the night starts from $ 25, and polite staff is always ready to give advice.
Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden
Jumbo Stay is a Jumbo Jet transformed into a Boeing 747-200 hotel, and you have a unique opportunity to spend the night on board not in the sky, but on the ground. The hostel has 29 sleeping areas and one suite in the cockpit. Breakfast is ready to be served here even at 3 a.m. if you need to catch an early flight. Transfer to Arlanda airport is included in the price of overnight stays (from $ 136).
Castle Rock Hostel, Edinburgh, Scotland
The real Scottish castle Castle Rock, built-in 1846, was turned into a hostel ten years ago. The interiors with antique armor are similar to the scenery for the Harry Potter movie, and the three living rooms are equipped with a home theater, jukebox, and real piano. Grandiose and for only $ 14.
Base Magnetic Island, Australia
Located on an island near Queensland, this hostel is a veritable oasis surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef. There are wild tropical forests, pristine beaches, and koalas. The hostel has common rooms with four or eight beds and bedrooms for women who do not want to stay overnight in the company of unfamiliar men (from $ 56), as well as double rooms with views of the Pacific Ocean. Full Moon parties are held here every month. Do not forget flippers – the island has excellent diving.
Smugglers Cove Beach Resort, Nadi, Fiji
One of the hostels belonging to the famous Smugglers Cove chain is open on the famous Wailoaloa Beach in Fiji. The situation is conducive to carelessness: stretch out in the sand and relax. A buffet is served every morning in the hotel restaurant, and cocktails are served in the beach bar in the evening. All this – from $ 99.