Star-gaze at Burbujas Astronómicas (Astronomical Bubbles) Albarari, Coruña, GaliciaLocated in Oleiros in Galicia, on Spain’s Atlantic Coast, this hotel is ideal for those who love to gaze at the stars. Each of the rooms consists of a large, glass bubble, offering guests a panoramic view of the stars from the comfort of a king-size bed. Meanwhile, a stay includes a telescope, an astronomy guide and a planisphere to find out which stars are in your view.
Moreover, each room has a furnished terrace to relax on during the day. While the hotel has no onsite restaurant, guests can order a full gourmet meal with wine for delivery to the door. The property also offers free Wi-Fi and a garden for relaxation. Find out more about the hotel or make a reservation here.
Hotel del Juguete (Hotel of Toys), Ibi, Valencian CommunityMany hotels have some form of activities for children to cater to families, but this hotel focuses on the children (with their parents as almost an afterthought). Hotel del Juguete offers family rooms, each themed for popular children’s toys and movies. The Lego Room can be seen in the image above, but others include Barbie, Hot Wheels, Marvel, and more. Taking your children (or grandchildren) here will make you their favorite person ever. Meanwhile, besides the room with its many toys and games, the hotel also offers trampolines, a pool, climbing frames, game rooms and more to keep the whole family happy. In one review for the hotel, a parent said that on arrival, they were given a whole box full of toys – it doesn’t get better than that! Read more about the hotel or make a reservation here.
Les Cols Pavellons – Zen hotel of glass pavilions, Olot, Catalonia, SpainFocusing on Zen philosophy, Les Cols Pavellons is set in the heart of the Garrotxa Volcanic Nature Reserve, north of Barcelona. The hotel consists of a series of pavilions with glass ceilings, floors and walls for a transparent experience. As can be seen from the image above, a delicious breakfast is served to guests each morning. Meanwhile, the pavilions blend nature with heated Japanese Onsen bathing, comfortable futons and special lighting for atmospheric evenings. While it may sound too transparent for some, the reviews here on booking.com are excellent and the rooms do have curtains. To make things even better, the hotel is close to a two-Michelin-star restaurant, Les Cols in Olot for the best local cuisine.