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The Best Tropical Hotels in the World

Updated on October 22, 2019
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Natasha Pelati has published three books of poetry and writes on real-life experiences with the help of psychology.

The Best Tropical Hotels in the World!

We have explored many luxurious and lavish hotels but for me, the tropics would have to be a favourite.

There are tropical hotels that are "Out of this World" and so breathtaking that no matter what it costs, you will want to save up and get yourself there!

So, get ready to pack your bags, because after looking at these hotels, you will do anything to get an adventure going.

Poseidon Undersea Resort, Fiji

Yes, this is a real hotel under the sea. Poseidon Mystery Resort is in Fiji and you can stay on the island for a few nights and undersea for two.

A pilot will collect you from the airport and take you to this exotic location.

There are three types of accommodation on the island, undersea, on the island with a private beach or one over the water.

Poseidon Mystery Island is 225 acres and a mile long. It is surrounded by a 5000 acre lagoon which plunges into an abyss where you can explore with a submarine piloted by you.

The undersea hotel is 550 square feet and comprises of 24 suites that are built as detachable, stand alone units.

Take a look at the virtual tour, it's easier than having to describe this fantasy island that does exist!

Poseidon Undersea Resort

Hotel Interior

The resort offers six different restaurants and seven bars, scuba diving lessons a spa and luxurious rooms at a cost of $30 000 per couple.

The undersea resort includes one restaurant, theater and a wedding chapel/ conference room.

Each room includes a kingsize bed, lounge with a library and personal office with internet access and telephones.

Flat screen television, dvd player and surround sound and a satelite radio.

Marble bathroom with two basins, jacuzzi and a hydro -spa shower, bathrobes and a selection of marine beauty products.

Undersea suite
Undersea suite
A very different view
A very different view

Boat Hotel, Cocoa Island, Maldives

These 33 suites and villas are inspired by Dhoni boats (wooden vessels used by local fishermen)

Each suite arcs out and is connected together with a wooden walkway above the lagoon, forming a boardwalk.

It is situated in Maldives (Makunufishi) or Cocoa Island by Como on the Indian ocean.

Due to it's isolated nature, it's advised to get there by air and there is one international airport two kilometres across the water from the capital, Male.

Beautiful isn't it?
Beautiful isn't it?

Hotel Interior

The Dhoni suite is 807 square feet, it is not on the water but you are made to feel like it is just you and the ocean.

Private sundeck with loungers and a dining table, bathtub and separate shower, televsion, dvd player, telephone and i.pod dock and a Balinese daybed.

This resort is five star service.

Dhoni suite, interior
Dhoni suite, interior | Source

Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

Atlantis is a wonderfully unique, ocean - themed destination in the Bahamas. It has over 50 000 marine animals residing in the waterways and lagoons.

There is a variety of accommodation and it has the largest casino in the Caribbean.

An awe inspiring 141 acre waterscape filled with over 20 million gallons of fresha and saltwater lagoons.

There are ancient underwater corridors and passageways, waterslides and exciting aquaventure rides.

The Cove Atlantis is a 600 room resort, offering studios, suites and a penthouse.

Penthouse suite
Penthouse suite | Source
Dining room
Dining room | Source
Hotel interior
Hotel interior

Hotel Interior

There are a number of suites but here is the Penthouse and it occupies a single story with vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling window walls, two master bedrooms, separate 10 seater dining room, kitchens, guests powder room, executive offices and media rooms, walk in closet and a butler.

Adults only pool, nightclub, theater, live concert venue, comedians and over 40 restaurants and bars.

Casino, waterparks, marine habitats.

Pearl Beach Resort, Bora Bora

This gorgeous hotel is situated in Bora Bora in the French Polonesia. It has a stunning view of Mount Otemanu.

There are 53 over water bungalows at 53 square metres each. 30 of these are classified as premium as they also have a mountain view.


Hotel Interior

The vanity area features a glass table top with a view into the lagoon.

A private terrace with access to the lagoon, television, separate toilet, sundeck and an outdoor shower. Kingsize beds and glass bedside tables and coffee tables to admire the underwater life.

Sundeck | Source
Room interior
Room interior

Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique

This hotel is located in Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa. It is for those who wish to have privacy and exclusitivity in a remote tropical location. It is know as Mozambique's best kept secret.

With ocean views and stunning coral reefs, this island is untouched, known for it's hospitality and delicious seafood.



This resort consists of only 13 thatched chalets with en-suite bathrooms, separate bath and shower, outdoor shower, outdoor hammock, satelite television and comfortable finishings.

It is near to the main building where guests can dine, enjoy coctails at the bar, swim in the pool or sign up for scuba diving or fishing.

Main building
Main building | Source
chalet | Source

Royal Palm Hotel, Mauritius

This hotel is a beachcomber resort on the North- west coast, stretching across sandy white beaches. It delights you with hints of nostalgia, timeless values and a peaceful atmosphere. Your wellbeing is of high importance.

Hotel Interior

This hotel is rates one of the "worlds leading hotels" and has 85 rooms, including suites.

Each suite has a dvd player, lcd television, en- suite bathroom with a shower, separate toilet, walk in wardrobe, telephone and internet connection.

The Royal suite has a private pool, outdoor shower, gazebo and a living room.

All suites are sea facing, there are 3 restaurants, bar, spa and many outdoor activities to choose from.

Banyan Tree Hotel, Phuket

This hotel is situated at Bang Tao Bay, North- west coast of Phuket Island, Southern Thailand.

It is 20 minutes away from the airport and is located within the resort area of Laguna Phuket.

For those who enjoy the beach and want the serenity from nature, this is for you.

This is a hidden world, exotic hideaway and definitely gives you a peaceful feeling.



There is a golf course, yoga, meditation, thai chi, canoeing, sailing and many more. It has a library, cooking classes, swimming pool, restaurants and the beach.

The building was designed to be in harmony with its surrounds and the architecture is rich in Thai design.

There are many villas, pool villa, sanctuary villa and the one featured here is the deluxe two bedroom pool villa.

It has a master bedroom, twin room, kitchen, lounge, dining room, private outdoor pool, jet pool, indoor and outdoor showers, study, games room, coffee machine, thai sala, home theatre system, television, two en-suite bathrooms, one with a tub for two and his and hers private dressing area.

Deluxe Villa
Deluxe Villa | Source
bedroom with bathrobes on arrival
bedroom with bathrobes on arrival | Source
Relax on the beach
Relax on the beach | Source

The Royal Cancun, Mexico

This hotel is on the beach located next to the Gran Caribe Real in the best location in Cancun. It is an adults only hotel.

There are 288 suites, all suites, all inclusive and it is designed to be relaxing and intimate. The service is flawless and you are given royal treatment.


This hotel is all inclusive, suites have a jacuzzi, bathroom with his and hers sinks, twin ocean view showers, bathrobes and slippers, bed, rotating television, dvd player, bose sound system, "Magic box" for discreet room service daily, balcony with furniture and a hammock, hair straightner, complimentary ironing for two, butler to unpack your luggage, in- suite check in, nintendo wii, telescope, restaurants, bars, infinity pool, 24 hour v.i.p lounge serving snacks and beverages, free hydrotherapy, beach butlers, cabana's when you arrive and flag system for service on the beach.


Capri Palace Hotel, Italy

This hotel is in the peaceful town of Anacapri, at the foot of Monte Solaro, Italy. It is a boutique hotel with refined elegance, that recalls an ancient Neapolitan palace of the 1700's.

With its white furniture and contemporary art inspired by the Meditteranean, the panoramic view of the sea and the Gulf of Naples, this is breathtaking and a must.

suite, lounge
suite, lounge | Source
view of hotel beach club.
view of hotel beach club.

Hotel Interior

There are 78 rooms and suites, some with a private pool and garden. There are two restaurants, medical spa, beach club is steps away from the famous "Grotto."

The 12 suites are furnished in contemporary style and 4 of them have a garden and a private pool.

All rooms have a television, samsung tablet, free internet and a mini bar.

The Penthouse, has two bedrooms, marble bathrooms, walk in wardrobe, chimney and a glass ceiling above the bed and two private pools.

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    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      5 years ago from South Africa

      it is amazing! I would love to go there!

    • jpcmc profile image

      JP Carlos 

      5 years ago from Quezon CIty, Phlippines

      The Poseidon hotel is just awesome. Darn, I think a want to build a house like that.

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Hi Debbie, thanks for taking a look. There is a beautiful hotel in Mykonos, Greece called the Grace Mykonos. If you book for three nights you get the 4th free and in low season you can negotiate better prices anywhere in Greece. The rooms are all luxury rooms but the best part is the view from the hotel. In Athens there is a 3 star hotel called Piraeus Dream Hotel and the prices range from 35 euros per day and up. Its situated in the business district near the metro station and there are many great attractions nearby.

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Thank you! Yes me too!

    • debbiepinkston profile image

      Debbie Pinkston 

      6 years ago from Pereira, Colombia and NW Arkansas

      Beautiful Tasha! Thanks for sharing. I hope someday I can afford one of those hotel stays.

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      7 years ago from South Africa

      It would be well worth it!

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      7 years ago from South Africa

      There is another underwater hotel apparently coming up in Dubai, so imagine what that one will be like! I saw the restaurant and it looks amazing!

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      7 years ago from South Africa

      Thank you! They are all amazing places to go and worth saving up for!

    • nighthag profile image

      K.A.E Grove 

      7 years ago from Australia

      Dream a little dream or two... I think I have just chosen what I am now saving for...

    • jennzie profile image


      7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      I would love to stay at that undersea hotel in Fiji! I wrote a hub about unusual restaurants recently, in which one of them included an underwater restaurant. Now I know of two cool underwater places that perhaps I would be able to visit one day. :-)

      Voted up and awesome!

    • Denise Handlon profile image

      Denise Handlon 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      OMG-Yay for the tropical hotels! My favorite is the one in Bora Bora. I guess I will have to save and take the 'once in a lifetime' trip there. What an experience that ANY of these would bring. Thanks for sharing. Thumbs up / I / U and shared.

    • Tashaonthetown profile imageAUTHOR

      Natasha Pelati 

      7 years ago from South Africa

      Thank you for the comment

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      7 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      Awesome hub, Natasha. Beautiful photos and exquisite videos.

      Voted up & awesome.

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      John Van de Kamp 

      7 years ago

      This is a wonderful


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