Jungles and rainforests provide some of the most awe-inspiring scenery and best wildlife experiences on the planet. And forget sticky, mosquito-ridden lodgings – these days there’s no need to forgo a few luxuries during your travels. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite jungle retreats, all of which offer uncompromising eco adventure alongside innovative architecture, exemplary service and five-star comfort. These remote luxury hideaways are truly the kings of the jungle.
Rayavadee, Krabi, Thailand
The setting for this hotel is about as picture-perfect as it’s possible to get – with views comprising enormous limestone karsts, a white sandy beach and aquamarine waters – reason enough alone to visit. Sixty acres of (carefully landscaped) tropical vegetation shrouds the resort, which looks rather like a tribal jungle village (albeit a very well constructed one, with a scattering of…