The Best Truly Remote Hotels Where You Can Get Away from It All

Two housing units in Desert Camp of Southern Namibia Eric Bauer/Flickr

More than seven billion people live on Earth, a number that is expected to grow to 10.9 billion by the year 2050. With each day urbanization sweeps the globe, the isolated areas—the middle-of-nowheres —are becoming scarce. Fortunately, for those who want to revel in secluded corners, there are still places to hide without forsaking comforts. From the northernmost Arctic wilderness to the remotest tropical islands, here are some of the best places to enjoy the loneliest locations we have left—roughing it not required.

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Warm wooded room with long table at Basecamp Hotel in Svalbard Basecamp Spitsbergen

With walls covered in sealskin, maps, and driftwood, the Basecamp Hotel of the Svalbard Islands was once known as the “Trapper’s Hotel.” In

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Bedroom with twin beds in bamboo lined hotel room Myanmar Andaman Resort

South of  

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Exterior shot of cabin lodge in Denali National Park, Alaska Steve Zmack

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Cabin at desert camp lit up against backdrop of ethereal desert night sky Vernon Sawanepoel/Flickr

The Desert Camp of

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Aerial Shot of Wilderness Retreat with the Blue Waters of the Bass Straight in the Background Lila Tresemer, Co-Owner of Mountain Seas

The Mountain Seas Arts and Wilderness Reserve is surrounded by 40,000 miles of empty

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View of the Distant Wind River Mountains from Pinedale, WY Manny Moss/Flickr

Tucked away on a U.S. Forest Road in Pinedale,

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Swimming Pool at Hotel Kasbah Mohayut Caroline Hunt

Described by travelers as an oasis in the   

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Rooftop swimming pool terrace with views over the large blue Lake Baikal Baikal View Hotel

The Baikal View Hotel on Olkhon Island offers a remote Siberian getaway on the biggest island on  

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