10 Bohemian Hotels Redefining Hedonic Holidays

Leave your shoes at the door, these bohemian hotels pride themselves on no-frills elegance. Amenities may not include television or WiFi, but two minutes in a hammock with views of unspoilt beaches or jungle treetops and you'll be in technology-free bliss. These are bohemian hotels to holiday in this year.

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San Giorgio

Mykonos, Greece

Minimalist interiors reflect San Giorgio's focus on life's simple pleasures. Holistic interior design and Cycladic architecture are paired with private beaches and gardens, resulting in this idyllic Grecian paradise. Differing from other party-centric Mykonos hotels, San Giorgio serves vitamin-packed smoothies and a wide variety of plant-based meals made with fresh produce.

Address

Μύκονος 846 00

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Mojave Sands

Joshua Tree, US

In the middle of California’s Joshua Tree, this Moroccan-inspired boutique hotel proves that back-to-basics holidaying has never been more appealing. Record players spinning vinyls provide the soundtrack to your day, while interiors boast Mojave rugs and vintage globes. In the evening, soak in an outdoor bathtub before gathering around a firepit to watch the sunset across the desert.

Address

62121 29 Palms Highway Joshua Tree 92252

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Hotel Escondido

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

On Oaxaca's sandy coastline, a cactus-lined entrance leads the way to 16 private cabanas. Thatched ceilings, wooden floors and woven chairs make up the interior of sleek Hotel Escondido, while outside a swimming pool (olympic-sized, of course) has never looked so inviting. Each bungalow comes with a private plunge pool and ocean views. Doze off in a hammock after a day spent drinking too much mezcal and awake in time for an evening barbecue on the beach.

Address

Carretera Federal Km. 113 Puerto Puerto Escondido Salina Cruz - Santiago Pinotepa Nacional 71983

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Los Enamorados

Ibiza, Spain

A stark contrast to most Ibizan hotels, Los Enamorados offers a laid-back atmosphere and eclectic, boho decor. Wake up to sea views before indulging in a breakfast of homemade pastries and freshly squeezed juice. As the name - meaning "the lovers" - suggests, this romantic spot is best experienced with a plus one.

Address

103 Calle de Portinatx 07810

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Areias do Seixo

Torres Vedras, Portugal

This eco-hotel, running on geothermal energy and solar panels, attracts hedonistic travellers seeking a bohemian aesthetic. Rooms are individually themed - choose between Gold, Land, Tree and Love - complete with feature fireplaces, natural materials and sea-view terraces. Spend days taking part in any of the hotel's activities, from yoga classes to mussel harvesting, before gathering round the bonfire come evening to chat to other guests.

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Praceta do Atlantico Mexilhoeira Povoa de Penafirme A-dos-Cunhados Torres Vedras 2560-046 Portugal

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Tribal Hotel

Granada, Nicaragua

In Granada, Nicaragua’s colonial Unesco-protected city, this hotel provides an oasis for travellers. Interiors are decorated with Turkish kilims, Moroccan lanterns and artwork made by local artisans, while each room has a private terrace framed by palm trees. Owned by famed New York restaurateur Jean-Marc Houmard, of Indochine and Acme, you can rest easy in the knowledge that breakfast will not disappoint.

Address

Calle Cuiscoma De la Gaviotta media cuadra al lago

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Riad Jardin Secret

Marrakech, Morocco

This pared-back hotel advocates a whole-hearted return to nature. Rooms are television free, but that's fine considering hours could be spent staring at the ornate, hand-painted ceilings and Moroccan crafts, mosaics and furnishings. Wander round the hotel's garden and admire the marble fountains and stained-glass windows in the central courtyard. In the morning, head to the hotel's restaurant, billed to have produced the first vegan menu in the city. Don't forget to snap a picture before you begin - the breakfast spread has graced the Instagram feed of many influencers.

Address

43-46 Arset Aouzal Bab Doukkala 40000

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Buena Vista Surf Club

Maderas, Nicaragua

This jungle eco-lodge sits on the balmy beach of Playa Maderas. Awake to the sound of birds chirping and howler monkeys chattering; each cabana offers views across the sea or of lush jungle greenery. Spend days lazing on the sand, surfing, doing yoga classes on the sundeck, or spotting turtles along the beachfront.

Address

Playa Maderas San Juan Del Sur

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Nomade

Tulum , Mexico

Thatched roofs, outdoor showers and colourful rugs have given this hotel its bohemian label. Perch on Moroccan poufs and drink tea with fellow sun-seeking guests before taking part in spiritual workshops arranged by the hotel. Afterwards, kick back on the beach with a good book.

Address

Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 10 77880

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Bambu Indah

Gianyar, Bali

Innovative design and bamboo architecture combine to form the unique houses in this eco-resort. Opt for the Copper House and unwind in an outdoor copper bathtub under the moonlight or choose The Tents if you fancy sleeping perched on a cliff edge, overlooking the treetops and Ayung River valley. Bali’s spiritual centre has never seemed so tranquil.

Address

Jalan Baung Sayan, Ubud Kabupaten Gianyar Bali 80571