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Unusual new hotels

Bold design and compelling settings have us dreaming of these super-luxury stays



Standing in rolling savannah, this curious lookout appears to be in a state of cartoon surprise, with hair standing on end. In fact, the ‘bird nest’ is a ring of branches around a viewing platform up top, for a girafe’s-eye look at the landscape. It’s on the grounds of the Segera Retreat, in itself a magical setting, which makes use of the actual biplane used in the filming of Out of Africa. Would-be Meryl Streeps and Robert Redfords ater an extra bit of seclusion (on a Hollywood budget) can follow a game drive with a lamp-lit dinner at this eyrie, and a choice of a bedroom with wrap-around views or sleeping under the stars on the deck above.

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In the February issue… find short-break inspiration for the year ahead from our 52 Best Weekends Away list; taste your way around the boundlessly charming city of Porto; get the chills at a spooky carnival in the Swiss Alps; swap the Great British seaside holiday for its chic French equivalent on the Île de Ré; discover where Lonely Planet's London-based staff like to spend their time off in the capital; and much more