Peru

At Peru’s sky-high hotel, thrill-seekers can stay in a glass pod on the side of cliff

There are literally only two ways to get into Skylodge: climb up the side of the mountain or zip-line in. The climb takes about 1.5 hours, the zip line obviously less, but either way your reward at the end – spectacular views of the Andes, a Peruvian feast and your own glass-roofed bunk.

Skylodge is the world’s first genuine adventure hotel. An idea from Nature Vive’s, a Peruvian adventure-tourism company who, until opening this ridiculously photogenic hotel, were in the business of hiking and zip lines tours. They still do the tours of course, which is why it’s the only way to get in and out of the hotel.

The hotel itself is divided into four separate pods: one dome-shaped shared space with…

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