10 Best Floating Hotels In The World For Adventurers Who Refuse To Stay In One Place

Many tourists are used to spending their vacations in some of the best hotels and

Many tourists are used to spending their vacations in some of the best hotels and resorts that are strongly rooted on the ground. This is mainly because they focus their trips on the adventures available on land, forgetting the fact that some of the most unforgettable getaways are those enjoyed on the sea. Visitors who love and prefer sea adventures over sand will be thrilled by the intimate experience that comes with staying in a floating hotel. Here are the best-floating hotels in the world for adventurers who refuse to stay in one place.

The best-floating hotels in the world were found through research, and they are recommended based on their rating, which is above 8.0. Each accommodation has had incredible reviews from previous travelers who were satisfied by the outstanding services offered at competitive rates. Each of the floating hotels comes with amenities that are designed to meet the needs of various sea adventurers.

Float House River Kwai Resort
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Lambs lighting at the Float House River Kwai Resort

Nestled along the beautiful River Kwai, the Float House River Kwai Resort is one of the best-floating hotels in the world. It is an incredible hideaway that guarantees some of the most memorable intimate experiences during a visit to Thailand’s Kanchanaburi. It is surrounded by a thick, green forest and boasts gorgeous villas that come with fantastic features and amenities. Outdoor adventurers can enjoy various fun activities, including canoeing and boating facilities available at the resort.

Float House River Kwai Resort
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Lambs lighting at the Float House River Kwai Resort

The Float House River Kwai

Amenities
Restaurant, bar/lounge, room service, free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee maker, coffee machine, free parking, flat-screen TV, and cable or satellite TV

Price
$$

Seine River, Paris at sunset
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Seine River, Paris at sunset

Lying between the light and Right Banks of the iconic River Seine, Off Paris Seine, is incredibly stunning, and staying here would be worth it when exploring the City of Light. It’s only two kilometers away from the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and four kilometers from the Louvre. The hotel offers breathtaking river views and offers plenty of amazing amenities, including a breakfast buffet, a marina, and a plunge pool. Visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, strolling along River Seine, and spending some time in Hotel de Ville, one of the most historic hotels in Paris, are must-dos.

Off Paris Seine, Paris, France

Amenities
Outdoor pool, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service, Free Wi-Fi Wi-Fi available in all areas, Flat-screen TV, Cable or satellite TV, Free toiletries

Price
$$

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Sunbourn London Yacht Hotel London
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Sunbourn London Yacht Hotel in London

Located right in the heart of London, Sunborn London Yacht Hotel allows tourists to enjoy magnificent views of the fabulous London Skyline and exquisite cuisine. This lavish superyacht hotel offers an unforgettable stay in the UK, especially if going on a romantic getaway. Its incredible location comes with a lot of advantages, including having access to some of the best points of interest in the city. Relaxing and getting some treatment from the Symphony Spa is a must-do. The iconic Gallery Museum, where vacationers can get an insight into European art, is located nearby.

Sunbourn London Yacht Hotel London
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Sunbourn London Yacht Hotel in London

Sunborn London Yacht Hotel
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Sunborn Hotels

Amenities
Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service, Free Wi-Fi, Tea/coffee maker, Coffee machine, Wi-Fi available in all areas, Flat-screen TV, Cable or satellite TV

Price
$$

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora on the Frech Polynesia
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Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora on the Frech Polynesia

One of the best-floating hotels in the world, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora comes with plenty of fun underwater adventures and some of the most beautiful floating bungalow suites. Positioned in the heart of French Polynesia, the floating hotel guarantees incredible views of Mount Otemau and gorgeous sunsets that travelers can enjoy from the comfort of their private plunge pools. This hotel is perfect for all kinds of visitors, including for families and friends looking for a place to spend some fun time together, as the suites come in one, two, and three-bedroomed bungalows with incredible amenities.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora on the Frech Polynesia
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Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora on the Frech Polynesia

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Amenities
Private beach, Water sport facilities (on site), Snorkeling, Outdoor pool Infinity pool, Spa and wellness center, Fitness center, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service

Price
$$$

A spa room at Oberoi Udaivilas
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A spa room at Oberoi Udaivilas

Located on Lake Pichola, Oberoi Udaivilas is one of the world’s best-floating hotels, set on a historic site, Maharana of Mewar, which dates back more than 200 years. The resort boasts charm, and tourists will feel the history of India while staying there. Spend some time at the Oberoi Spa, which features a sunlit courtyard, swimming pool, and Mughal archways. Relax with a signature massage, take a refreshing dip at the pool, or do some workouts at the fitness center. At Suryamahal, the hotel’s daytime dining area, travelers will enjoy an incredible food scene, focused on Western and Indian cuisine.

Oberoi Udaivilas
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Oberoi Hotels

Amenities
Outdoor pool, Spa and wellness center, Fitness center, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service, Tea/coffee maker, Coffee machine, Free parking, Business center

Price
$$

Gili Lankanfushi Maldieves
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Gili Lankanfushi Maldieves

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is one of the best luxury Maldives resorts on the water and a must-visit destination in Mal. Set Lankafushi Island, this hotel puts travelers on the beach and is only a short walking distance away from Gili Lankanfushi Beach. The hotel comes with amenities suited to meet the needs of various tourists. Visitors staying here enjoy free roundtrip airport shuttle rides and fun activities, such as snorkeling, diving, excursions, and surfing.

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Amenities
Private pools, currency exchange, breakfast in bed

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
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A romantic beach dinner at Conrad Maldives

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is a perfect tropical paradise boasting lush greenery and beautiful views, and access to the iconic Indian Ocean. Located in the South Ari Atoll, this floating hotel offers an unforgettable indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Its position is right in the middle of some of the Maldives’ most impressive diving and snorkeling locations, allowing vacationers to enjoy the area’s colorful underwater world. This is a perfect getaway for couples looking for a romantic escape.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Amenities
Undersea restaurant, canoeing, pool bar, private beach, outdoor pool

Price
$$$

The Arctic Bath Sweden at night
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The Arctic Bath Sweden at night

Positioned on the Luleälven River in the northern side of Sweden, The Arctic Bath is one of the most beautiful floating hotels in the world and guarantees an excellent retreat to sea adventure-seekers. There is a gorgeous walkway that connects the hotel rooms to the shore. Its picturesque cabins can accommodate between two and five guests. Amenities include a spa & wellness center, a bar, a restaurant, free internet, and coffee machines. This floating hotel is magical, making it one of those places in the world that one has to visit to believe.

Arctic Bath

Amenities
on-site spa/wellness center, on-site restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi, pets allowed on request (for a fee), express checkout

Price
$$$

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View from Taj Lake Palace
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View from Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur is considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The five-star hotel is incredibly unique and stylish and comes with fantastic facilities and amenities, including a swimming pool, a terrace, a bar, and massage services. The Taj Lake Palace is famous for once serving as a summer getaway for the Mewar royal family for several years. It was later transformed into a hotel in 1963 by Maharana Bhagwat Singh, during his reign as the ruler of Udaipur. Nestled in the heart of Lake Pichola, Taj Lake Palace is of the best things to do in Udaipur, and among the best things to do in India.

Taj Lake Palace

Amenities
Adults only, Outdoor pool, Spa and wellness center, Fitness center, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service, Free Wi-Fi Tea/coffee maker, Coffee machine

Price
$$$

Kladesholmen Sweden
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View over Kladesholmen, Sweden

Situated on Kladesholmen Island by the ocean, Salt & Sill is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Sweden and offers a memorable stay. Boasting 23 stylish bedrooms that come with amazing amenities, such as coffee makers, room service, and flat-screen TVs, this hotel is a popular summer retreat for the locals. Dinners at the charming hotel that include buffets are some of its most unforgettable experiences. Some of the fun activities to enjoy here include boat tours, a jacuzzi and floating sauna boat, hiking, and workouts. Salt and Sill are among the things to enjoy in Sweden while enjoying its views.

Salt & Sill

Amenities
Beachfront, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service, Free Wi-Fi, Tea/coffee maker, Free parking, Wi-Fi available in all areas, Flat-screen TV

Price
$$