Do you need a vacation but you don't really want to shell out the big bucks? Hotels.com will pay for your getaway, but at the destination of their choice – one of the most remote hotels in the world, located in Greenland.
According to Travel+Leisure, until Dec. 31st, Hotels.com will be picking up the tab for bookings at the Guest House in Ittoqqortoormiit for travel throughout the month of March. Ittoqqortoormiit has a population of only 450 inhabitants and the nearest community is 497 miles away. Situated at the edge of the Arctic Ocean, where icebergs abound, it is the magical little town where Hotels.com wants you to go on vacation.
Should you be willing to accept this offer, at the Guest House, you will be able to choose from its seven rooms, each of which come with comfy plush beds and common areas for lounging with fellow guests. Though the rooms are quite nice, the real beauty of the trip is right outside its doors – you can enjoy the glorious Northern Lights, in all their splendor.
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Thanks to the lack of light pollution, Ittoqqortoormiit makes for ideal Aurora Borealis viewing conditions, and there are some pretty epic views of the natural phenomenon. In fact, Greenland is one of the best countries for seeing the Northern Lights.
In Ittoqqortoormiit, you can also take part in dog sledding missions across the icy terrain, where you could be lucky enough to see polar bears and other arctic wildlife, including musk oxen, reindeer, and walruses.
If you are a meat or fish lover, then it definitely is the right place for you as fishing and hunting are really the only means of foraging for food in the area. Also, with its incredible Arctic Circle location, the hotel is surrounded by spectacular scenery – icebergs, glaciers, and some breathtaking fjords.
While Hotels.com will be picking up your room tab, you will still have to get to the town by yourself and according to Hotels.com, it will take you “two planes, a jaw-dropping helicopter, and a bumpy ATV ride.” So, what are you waiting for?