Cocoa Island's 23-room hotel that features suites resembling local dhoni fishing boats that are anchored to the ocean floor with pine poles. Best feature? Steps in the back of each suite/boat lead right into the water. Located in the Maldives.Architectural Digest has recently collected a list of exotic hotels around the world, reaching as far as Bora Bora to Washington DC. Just looking at some of these photos has us counting how many vacation days we have stored up (and wishing for a few more zeroes at the end of our paycheck...)! Check out some of our favorites from their round-up below the jump!
Asaba, a 19-room inn in Shuzenji, Japan pays homage to traditional Japanese architecture and landscaping: guests must pass through a Meiji-period gate into a gravel courtyard before entering the inn.
Schloss Velden, located in Austria, is a combination of old and new. The historic castle is the focal point from the view of the new modern wing.
Temenos, a private rental property in Anguilla, consists of three villas that uses white and spare elements to bring the attention to the beautiful Caribbean surroundings.
Washington D.C.'s Park Hyatt Hotel celebrates one of its finest springtime treasures: cherry blossoms. Taking cues from nature, this hotel has one of the prettiest pink tile backdrops paired with warm wood, making this modern lobby particularly inviting.
Check out all of Architectural Digest's 20 Hotels Around the World here.