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.

Laguna Beach, California, United States

The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Nestled on 87 acres where Orange County meets the Pacific, the Ranch at Laguna Beach embrace its history as a 19th-century homestead, while hiking trails, beaches, and a sustainably-operated golf course invite guests to experience the best of Southern California.

Nosy Komba Island, Madagascar

Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge

On Madagascar’s secluded Lemur Island, the stylish retreat of Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge blends into its tropical beachfront setting—but stands out when it comes to community and conservation initiatives.

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

andBeyond Benguerra Island

Edged by swirling sand shoals and seemingly endless shallows, andBeyond Benguerra Island is a sophisticated beach retreat at the gateway to Bazaruto National Park—a reserve teeming with humpbacks, whale sharks, tropical fish, and the rare dugong.

Matetsi Private Game Reserve, Zimbabwe

andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge

In a private game reserve on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge pairs a classic safari experience with access to Victoria Falls.

Punta Gorda, Belize

Belcampo Lodge

Nestled in the lush hills of southern Belize’s rain forest not far from the Caribbean coast, Belcampo Lodge sets a gold standard for agritourism—and provides unparalleled access to Mayan culture and world-class fishing and birding.

Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Lodge

Perched on one of the tiny isles known as “Las Isletas” in Central America’s largest freshwater lake, the tropical tree houses of Jicaro Island Lodge are your gateway to exploring volcanoes, colonial towns, cloud forests, and the tranquil rhythms of life on the lake.

Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Finch Bay Galápagos 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.

Mayo, Ireland

Ashford Castle

Built by the Normans some 800 years ago and owned for nearly a century by the Guinness family, Ashford Castle is a medieval gem set amid the gorgeous countryside north of Galway.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States

Bentwood Inn

With the Tetons rising on the horizon, the Snake River rushing past, and Jackson just a few miles down the road, the Bentwood Inn is a cozy bed and breakfast hewn from lodgepole pines that offers a quintessential Wyoming experience.

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.

Aristi, Greece

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

Perched amid the rugged peaks of northern Greece and overlooking one of the world’s deepest gorges, the traditional stone-and-slate dwellings of the Aristi Mountain Resort harken back to a time when the Ottomans ruled the region.

Manitoba, Canada

Churchill Wild

Two cozy wilderness lodges on the edge of the Hudson Bay offer an Arctic experience like no other, inviting you to track polar bears on foot, swim with beluga whales, and examine fascinating flora and fauna up close.

Amazon Rain Forest, Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción

Sheltered by an intricate forest canopy, the screened-in cabanas of Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción reveal the sights, sounds, and scents of the Amazon Rain Forest.

South-Central Alaskan Wilderness, United States

Winterlake Lodge

At the edge of a lake along the historic Iditarod Trail, the hand-built wood cabins of Winterlake offer a beautiful base for your adventures fishing, hiking, or dogsledding in Alaska's backcountry.

Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States

Tutka Bay Lodge

A secluded cove at the tip of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula harbors Tutka Bay Lodge, an intimate family-owned wilderness lodge with a culinary twist.

Selinda Reserve, Botswana

Zarafa Camp

Edging the shores of a wildlife-rich lagoon in the Okavango Delta and surrounded by more than 320,000 acres of private, protected land, Zarafa's spacious tents offer an intimate experience with one of Africa's great wildernesses.

Lord Howe Island, Australia

Capella Lodge

With jaw-dropping views of the ocean, the lagoon, and the two massive peaks, this contemporary beach house is a stunning base to explore the little-known gem of Lord Howe Island.

British Columbia, Canada

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort

A collection of cozy cabins and canvas tents hidden deep in the heart of British Columbia's cowboy country, Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort offers a premier horseback riding experience as well as fly-fishing, kayaking, and miles of trails.

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.

Limón Province, Costa Rica

Pacuare Lodge

Pacuare Lodge is tucked deep within 25,000 acres of pristine, protected Costa Rican rain forest on the banks of the Pacuare River—and best accessed by white-water raft.

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.

Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

On the banks of the Kinabatangan River, Sukau Rainforest Lodge invites you to discover the dazzling flora and fauna of its jungle waterways by boat and on foot.

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.

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 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.

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.