Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
Setam Lodge is set on the edge of Ranomafana National Park, affording beautiful vistas of the surrounding rain forest and mountains. Its 20 thatched chalet-style rooms are perched on a hillside overlooking the river below, and each has a small terrace to enjoy the view. Accommodations here are simple but comfortable, and each room has an en suite bathroom and a private veranda. Ceilings, wardrobes, desks and beds are all made from local pine. The hotel’s restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining options, with huge windows to ensure that diners enjoy fine views regardless of where they choose to sit.