Some holiday destinations are true virgin territory. The point is not always first class or 5-star, but rather an experiential holiday in a place you never believed existed (…well, perhaps only in your dreams). 450 bushmaster ammo

Ulusaba private game reserve in Southern Africa has rock lodges built into mounds of rock, which rise majestically from the bushveld. There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely from ice. In Spain, a circular lighthouse is at your disposal; designed by architectural maestro, Frank Lloyd Wright with views of the entire La Manga coastline.

Global rooms with views include treehouses, igloos, cave hotels, private desert islands and magnificent Indian palace hotels. Visit the jungles of Western Ghats, India where you can stay in eco-lodges, or a treehouse built 100ft above ground. For the more culturally minded, an art museum in Japan will accommodate you; or go India and have a royal experience in the tents of the Raj.

From mud huts in Indonesia to Native American hogans in Arizona, there are holiday locations that don’t cost a fortune and are a lot more nuanced. Make it your New Year’s resolution to travel more; to places that will blow your mind! Here are a few of them…

Ulusaba Game Reserve, Southern Africa

Carved deep into the Ulusaba rock itself and elevated high above the great Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve stands the Rock Lodge. This fabulous Rock Lodge is located on a cliff face 243.8 metres (800 feet) above the Sabi Sand Reserve, with breathtaking and sweeping panoramic views of the wild African bush.

Each of the Ulusaba Rock Lodge luxurious 10 bedrooms is air conditioned with private decks overlooking the far-reaching savannah below. The Rock Lodge consists of 4 Rock Cliff Rooms; a superb stand alone, split-level Master Suite; and the Rock Suite, a family suite with 2 bedrooms. For guests wishing to treat their beloved to a super-luxurious experience, exclusive pampering and indulgence await at the new Makwela Suites, which boast spacious outdoor decks with private infinity plunge pools offering breathtaking vistas of the magnificent African bush. This unique lodge is sure to provide a spiritual awakening and adventure that will leave you longing to return to this place of wild beauty.