Go on more adventures as a family and plan the perfect vacation at any of these resorts by the sea and in the highlands
EXPLORA PATAGONIA, CHILE
Located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park in central Patagonia, Explora Patagonia is a magnificent resort with an excellent reputation. It is located on the banks of the Salto Chico waterfall and boasts panoramic views of the Paine Massif mountain range and the surrounding area. Hiking and horseback riding are among the highly-recommended activities. The excursions range from simple nature walks to full-day hikes of 10+ miles and 2,000 feet of elevation gain. Explora, which is said to be a world-class destination for horseback riding, has its own proven breeding/training programmes for horses, and the resort provides a variety of rides for novice to advanced riders. Taking a trip to the Estancia 2 de Enero will allow you to witness true Patagonia gaucho culture firsthand. You’ll be able to observe gauchos train horses, drive animals, and shear sheep, as well as enjoy a horseback ride.
ATLANTIS THE PALM, DUBAI
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai is a five-star resort that serves as the magnificently stunning focal point of Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination due to its grand scale. Guests are immediately immersed in an astonishing world of creativity, elegance, and pleasure upon their arrival. Apart from a landmark hotel, this stunning resort features pristine white beaches, unique marine life, water park, luxurious spa, world-class cuisine, and fancy boutiques. It also offers fantastic aquatic activities, including the opportunity to spend the entire day watching sea lions and dolphins play in the water. The sprawling resort covers many acres and features over 1,500 rooms, exclusive suites, and ‘super suites’, including the highly sought-after underwater accommodations. To visit or stay at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai Hotel, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the world, is to live a dream set against the backdrop of the Arabian Gulf.
WILDFLOWER HALL, SHIMLA IN THE HIMALAYAS
Located at an altitude of 2,500 metres and set among a landscape virtually untouched by humans, Wildflower Hall in the Himalayas, is a premier resort in India that will make you feel as if you’ve stepped into the pages of a fairytale. Majestically positioned in the mountain range in the Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary, the sumptuous hotel is the former summer residence of Lord Kitchener, back when he was Commander-in-Chief of India. The interior features antique furnishings, wood panelling, and original artwork for an old-world ambience, as well as breathtaking views of unending woodlands and snowcapped mountains. Spend your days cycling, white water rafting, or trekking, and your evenings indulging in holistic therapies in private spa suites - all with the same breathtaking vistas. The on-site restaurant serves Himachali, Indian, and other Asian cuisine, and the open-air whirlpool provides spectacular views of the mountains.
JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU RESORT, FIJI
With families looking to once again gather and enjoy shared experiences, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, the eco-adventure luxury destination in the South Pacific, provides a variety of experiences for its guests. Nestled in an exclusive, lush tropical enclave on the island of Vanua Levu overlooking the tranquil waters of Savusavu Bay, the resort is an unparalleled escape for large extended families seeking to create lasting memories for future generations, relaxation, and adventure after months of staying apart and connecting via endless video conference chats. Designed for travellers of all ages, guests can dive, snorkel, visit the mangroves, pearl farm, an authentic Fijian village, or hike through a tropical rainforest and discover a hidden waterfall. Even the young will be wowed with a visit to the Bula Club, the resort’s award-winning kids club, where they’ll spend their days exploring and learning about the world around them through games and outdoor activities.
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