The best hotels offer inspiration at every turn. And while infinity pools and rooftop bars have served our design sensibilities well for years, we're finding both style and serenity inside the lush green gardens of many vacation accommodations, too.
Surrounded by 200 acres of garden and parkland, the hotel has been recognized for its beautiful landscape, but the property also features a walled garden, lily-pad ponds, follies, natural limestone outcrops and a rose garden. Garden tours are also available for guests who are looking to learn more.
The features some of the most rare and unique foliage in the world, with over 900 different varieties of plants. The assortment includes agave, aloes, cacti, kalanchoes, euphorbias and opuntia.
Hidden within in Key West, Florida is a soothing green oasis filled with diverse plant life, a charming white gazebo, a pond, a swimming pool and a patio where guests can relax after a full day. Formerly known as the Gardens Mansion, the hotel was built in the 1800s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located in the Balinese jungle and overlooking the Ayung River, the is a luxury hotel and resort surrounded by rain forests, cocoa and coffee trees, bamboo, flame trees and orchids. In other words, the perfect tropical paradise for those who enjoy plant life.
Designed by 18th-century landscape architect , this gorgeous garden and waterfall can be found at the . All the floral displays inside the hotel are freshly cut from the garden, and the Victorian kitchen garden supplies almost 60 percent of the hotel's fresh produce. tours and workshops are also available upon request.
Concealed within the are paradise gardens and this picturesque "Swan Lake." The luxury 5-star hotel hosts weddings in its famous gardens, which are known to be in bloom year-round. The lawn features a 100-year old Sycamore tree, an enchanting grotto, bridges and stone fountains.
This charming Japanese style garden, designed by Jihei Ozawa, can be found at the , which has stone lanterns, a waterfall, a gazebo and a garden terrace. Guests can even walk on a stone bridge to admire the pond from above.
Quiet time beckons at the . The property is surrounded by tropical gardens and is located at the entrance to the Palenque National Park in the heart of the Chiapaneca jungle. Scheduling a guided tour is the best way to truly experience the lush landscape.
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