From Portugal to Tanzania and India, properties worldwide are tapping into the endless appeal of stargazing from the comfort of a five-star bed. Whether it’s watching a movie under the sky in Mexico City or sleeping in a solar-powered glass pod in New Zealand, read on to discover five of the most extravagant properties where you can enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience.
L’AND Vineyards Resort, Portugal
Set 45 minutes east of Lisbon near a lake and castle are the Sky View Suites at L’AND Vineyards Resort, which feature a button that allows guests to activate a fully retractable roof. Roll the ceilings back to enjoy views of the starry night sky, all from within the comfort of your bed.
Herdade das Valadas, Alentejo
(+351) 266 242 400
PurePods, New Zealand
The latest in environmental sustainability, New Zealand’s PurePod concept allows you to sleep in a glass cube in the middle of the forest. The pod is energized by solar-powered batteries for heat, water, and even a barbecue.
Multiple locations across New Zealand
La Valise Hotel, Mexico
Set on the highest point of the La Valise Hotel in Mexico City, the La Terraza Suite has a gorgeous open-air terrace, where a king-size bed can be rolled out onto. Watch a movie under the stars by having the hotel’s movie projector delivered to the suite.
Tonalá 53, Cuauhtémoc, Roma Norte
(+52) 55 5286 9560
Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa, Tanzania
An experience at Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is all about being outdoors. With this in mind, the hotel has a one-bedroom villa that lets you sleep under the Tanzanian stars with the soothing sound of the sea washing on the nearby shores.
(+255) 776 263 451
Jamtara Wilderness Camp, India
Unwind after a day of exploring Pench National Park and get cozy under the banyan trees of Jamtara Wilderness Camp by booking the property’s Star Bed – an outdoor bed on stilts and draped in Indian silks.
Pench National Park
(+91) 90 9818 7253
L'Albereta Relais & Chateaux, Italy
Head to this five-star hotel and stay at the Cabriolet Suite, where just the touch of a button opens the ceiling to reveal the Italian sky and surrounding vineyards of Lake Iseo.
Via Vittorio Emanuele
(+39) 030 776 0550
Loisaba Conservancy, Kenya
For a completely unique and back-to-nature experience, head to Loisaba Tented Camp to sleep in a room located at the edge of a plateau that looks out to Mount Kenya.
(+254) 730 127 000