Boating and Kayaking

By kayak or whitewater raft, yacht or paddleboard, take to the waters of the world during your stay. Go windsurfing or enjoy a sunset cruise from Nimmo Bay Resort in British Columbia. Skim along the shores of Tanzania's Rubondo Island on the lookout for elephants and egrets, or set out from the Brando to glide across the emerald seas of French Polynesia in a traditional outrigger canoe.

Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Finch Bay Eco Hotel

Tucked into a secluded bay on Santa Cruz Island, Finch Bay provides myriad ways to experience the extraordinary wonders of the Galápagos, while offering a welcoming oasis inspired by the nature that surrounds it.

Big Sky, Montana, United States

Lone Mountain Ranch

Just north of Yellowstone National Park, in the mountains near Big Sky, a cluster of charming cabins hewn from lodgepole pine provide a cozy retreat—and a little piece of Montana's history—to those who come to explore the great wilderness of the West.

South Andros Island, Bahamas

Tiamo Resort

Tiamo's thatched beach bungalows are hidden on the rugged Bahamian island of Andros, where guests can explore the world's third-largest coral reef and dense tropical jungles that shelter mysterious blue holes.

Costalegre, Mexico

Cuixmala

Poised along a jungle-clad ridge overlooking remote beaches on Mexico’s Pacific coast, the grand villas and cozy casitas of Cuixmala are a secluded eco sanctuary set within a 25,000-acre biosphere reserve.

Petit St. Vincent, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Petit St. Vincent Private Island Resort

A private island in the Windward Islands, Petit St. Vincent is an elegant, secluded Caribbean paradise for those who love sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, or just reading on an empty beach.

Rubondo Island National Park, Tanzania

Rubondo Island Camp

Rubondo Island Camp offers a unique perspective on East African wildlife—terrestrial and aquatic—from its perch on the shores of Lake Victoria.

Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

The Brando

An island paradise with white-sand beaches and a sparkling lagoon, The Brando is also anchored by the region’s important cultural heritage.

Kangaroo Island, Australia

Southern Ocean Lodge

Floating atop a secluded cliff on a rugged stretch of coast, Southern Ocean Lodge offers an unparalleled view into the pristine Kangaroo Island wilderness.

Western Cape, South Africa

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Built on a hillside where two oceans collide, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve captures the magic of South Africa’s Western Cape.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Lizard Island

Set upon 2,500 pristine acres of coastline, Lizard Island offers the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, uninterrupted by the rest of the world.

Patagonia, Chile

Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa

On the banks of Lake Sarmiento, looking out on Torres del Paine National Park, Tierra Patagonia celebrates its majestic surroundings, while offering a space where relaxation reigns.

Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica

Rosalie Bay Resort

Rosalie Bay Resort comprises an intimate collection of Caribbean-style cottages built with heart, by hand, to share the incredible natural beauty of the island.

Santorini, Greece

Kapari Natural Resort

From its perch high above Santoríni’s caldera, Kapari Natural Resort is a celebration of Greek culture and the timeless architecture of the Cyclades.

Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Lapa Rios Eco Lodge

Set within the tropical rain forests of its own private nature reserve and edged by sandy shores, Lapa Rios is an intimate jungle retreat.

Western Montana Wilderness, United States

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Due south of Glacier National Park, in a secluded valley split by the sparkling waters of Rock Creek, the spirit of old Montana is alive and well.

Newfoundland, Canada

Fogo Island Inn

A stay at Fogo Island Inn is an invitation to experience a centuries-old island culture, from its fishing and foraging traditions to its robust heritage of art, crafts, and lilting music.

British Columbia, Canada

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is the very definition of a secret hideaway, nestled into the old growth forests of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest.