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. Plunge in the Pacific during a stay at The Ranch at Laguna Beach or explore the sights and sounds of the Peruvian Amazon via motorized canoe at Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción.

Aristi, Greece

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

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

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.

SOUTHERN CARDAMOM NATIONAL PARK, CAMBODIA

Bensley Collection - Shinta Mani Wild

Strung along the banks of a rainforest river, far from Cambodia’s temple tourist track, the tents of Shinta Mani Wild are your base for a stylish and lavish jungle safari.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States

Bentwood Inn

With the Tetons rising on the horizon and the Snake River rushing past, Bentwood Inn is a cozy bed and breakfast that offers a quintessential Wyoming experience.

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, listen to beluga whales, and examine fascinating flora and fauna up close.

Punta Gorda, Belize

Copal Tree Lodge

Nestled amid rainforest near the Caribbean coast, Copal Tree Lodge sets a gold standard for agritourism—and offers encounters with Mayan culture both ancient and modern.

DUBA PLAINS RESERVE, Botswana

Duba Plains Camp

Deep in the wetlands of the Okavango Delta stand the tented cabins of Duba Plains Camp, tucked into the shade of ancient ebony trees, far from the nearest human habitation.

Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States

Eagle Cottages at Gulf State Park

On the shores of a freshwater lake, separated by rolling dunes from the Gulf of Mexico, Eagle Cottages is a shining example of sustainable tourism amid the biodiversity of the Gulf Coast.

Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Finch Bay Galapagos 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.

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.

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.

Amazon Rainforest, 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 rainforest.

Gulf of Chiriquí, Panama

Isla Palenque Resort

Arriving on Isla Palenque is like jumping into the pages of Robinson Crusoe, where times seems to slow with each incoming wave and adventure beckons from cliff to cove.

Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Lodge

Perched on a tiny isleta in Lake Nicaragua, a cluster of tropical tree houses tap into the tranquil rhythms of these storied waters and their centuries-old fishing communities.

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 rainforests of its own private nature reserve and edged by sandy shores, Lapa Rios is an intimate jungle retreat.

Malolo Island, Fiji

Likuliku Lagoon Resort

On a tranquil lagoon featured in Fijian mythology, settle into a stunning thatched bungalow—set on the pristine shore, or perched over the turquoise seas.

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.

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 to those exploring the great wilderness of the West.

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.

Limón Province, Costa Rica

Pacuare Lodge

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

Petit St. Vincent, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Petit St. Vincent Private Island Resort

Petit St. Vincent is an elegant Caribbean paradise on a private isle for those who love sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, or just reading on an empty beach.

British Columbia, Canada

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort

A collection of cozy cabins and canvas tents in the heart of British Columbia's cowboy country, Siwash offers a premier horseback riding experience and a rare, intimate look at a post-fire ecosystem.

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.

Príncipe Island, São Tomé & Príncipe

Sundy Praia

At the exquisite meeting place between tropical jungle and pristine sea, 15 tented villas provide an elegant retreat—and a taste of local culture—within a remote UNESCO biosphere reserve.

Port Douglas, Australia

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea, Thala Beach Nature Reserve invites guests to discover a pristine sanctuary of rainforest and coast.

Efate Island, Vanuatu

The Havannah Vanuatu

Settle into a private oceanfront villa on this remote island sanctuary, and set out to explore turquoise waters and a centuries-old Melanesian culture.

Little St. Simons Island, United States

The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

On the most pristine of Georgia’s Golden Islesis Little St. Simons, a collection of rustic cottages that connect guests with beaches, moss-draped forests, and wildlife-rich tidal creeks.

Laguna Beach, California, United States

The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Nestled amid coastal canyons, the Ranch at Laguna Beach embrace its history as a 19th-century homestead, while hiking trails and beaches showcase the best of Southern California.

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 mysterious blue holes.

Nosy Komba Island, Madagascar

Tsara Komba Luxury Beach & Forest Lodge

On Madagascar’s leafy Lemur Island, this stylish retreat blends into its tropical beachfront setting—but stands out when it comes to community and conservation initiatives.

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.

SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA

Twinkle Valley

Located in a bamboo-covered valley, this adventure lodge invites guests to experience the natural and cultural treasures of an idyllic corner of China’s Sichuan Province.

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.

Selinda Reserve, Botswana

Zarafa Camp

Edging the shores of a wildlife-rich lagoon in the Okavango Delta, Zarafa's five spacious tents offer an intimate experience with one of Africa's great wildernesses.

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

andBeyond Benguerra Island

Edged by swirling sand shoals, this sophisticated beach retreat sits at the gateway to Bazaruto National Park—a reserve teeming with humpbacks, whale sharks, and the rare dugong.