The wildest retreats on all seven continents

Exploration has been part of human nature since time immemorial. Whether you’re looking for an adventure, a relaxing break, or simply unwinding in nature, these awe-inspiring resorts invite you to experience nature, spa treatments, fine dining, and surroundings in the most unique and memorable way you can imagine.

North America
Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

Just across the mountain from Telluride, Dunton Hot Springs is a romantic 1800s ghost town set in an extraordinary alpine valley. This rustic yet ultra-luxurious resort offers a variety of day and night packages, and the entire town can be rented exclusively for corporate retreats, family reunions, and weddings. This perfectly restored ghost town thrives on contradictions; exquisitely furnished hand-hewn log cabins, a well-worn saloon serving food of surprising quality, trails of lung torture followed by soothing massages, sultry hot springs under glistening snowbanks. This romantic former mining town still offers wireless high-speed internet access in every cabin and video conferencing in the dance hall to the comforting sound of a crashing waterfall.

South America
explored Torres del Paine – Patagonia, Chile

Explora in Torres del Paine has been designed as the perfect hideaway from which to explore the wonderful geography and wildlife of the region. Besides the privileged location inside the Torres del Paine National Park, the architecture of this lodge has been designed to interfere as little as possible with its natural environment. It is an extension of the territory. Just 100 meters from the main building, Explora’s spa in Torres del Paine is the perfect setting to unwind after a day of exploring. Relax in our indoor heated pool, steaming sauna, or one of our four outdoor hot tubs overlooking the Paine River.

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Europe
Treehouse Hotel, Swedish Lapland

Even if you are far from home, at the Treehotel you feel like part of the family. Get away from the stresses and demands of everyday life – at the Treehotel nature, ecological values, comfort and modern design are combined for an exciting adventure. Admire Sweden’s spectacular nature from separate, unique, secluded and cozy rooms in the trees. From September to March, you have the chance to see the Northern Lights light up the sky above you. In summer, daylight lasts all night. One thing is certain at the Treehotel, you will be inspired by your environment and your experiences.

Four Season Tent Camp

Asia
Four Seasons Tented Camp, Thailand

Welcome to the adventure of a lifetime in the natural surroundings of northern Thailand, bordering Burma and Laos. Interact with rescued elephants, explore dramatic mountain trails or bamboo jungles, and relax in luxury tents. Let the spirit of the 19th century explorer come to life within you, while enjoying the hospitality and all-inclusive experiences of Four Seasons.

Zannier Hotels Omaanda, Namibia

Africa
Zannier Hotels Omaanda, Namibia

This boutique lodge and 10 individual Owambo-style thatched and clay huts are located in the heart of the Zannier Game Reserve, a 22,000-acre wildlife sanctuary half an hour from Windhoek. Thanks to a partnership with the N/a’an ku sê Foundation, guests have unforgettable experiences, from breakfast with meerkats to close observation of big cats. With magnificent views stretching to the distant hills of the Khomas Hochland plateau, the one and two bedroom thatched roof huts are inspired by traditional Owambo architecture. In the resort’s Zannier Reserve, game drives and excursions are tailored to your thirst for adventure. Follow a rhinoceros or a herd of elephants bathing; spy a leopard climbing a Jackleberry tree or simply experience the nocturnal beauty of the savannah – all with your own private guide. Wellness in unspoilt wilderness, with sunrise yoga, stargazing, an outdoor infinity pool, and a spa embracing African healing therapies and rituals designed to purify and rejuvenate.

El Questro Farm

Australia
El Questro Homestead, Western Australia

El Questro sits amidst the rugged natural beauty and vast ancient landscape of the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. El Questro is a destination like no other and offers the freedom to explore one of Australia’s last true frontiers. From deep gorges and majestic ranges to hot springs, mudflats and salt marshes, rainforests and cascading waterfalls, all the Kimberley has to offer is located on the property’s 700,000 acres and c This is why El Questro is said to be the heart of the Kimberley.

Echo Sky Pods

Antarctic
Echo Sky Pods, Desert White

The first route, Ice & Fire: Antarctica and Rwanda is a 20-day journey that will run from January 8 to January 28, 2023, exploring the highlights of Cape Town, Antarctica and Rwanda. After two nights in the exclusive One&Only Cape Town, a maximum of 12 guests will depart by private jet to White Desert’s brand new camp, Echo, featuring luxurious Sky Pods with floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular views of the vast Antarctic. playground guests will be able to explore. During their eight-night stay, travelers will take a two-and-a-half-hour flight to Atka Bay, where they will experience one of nature’s wonders – exclusive access to view over 14,000 breeding pairs of penguins and their week-old chicks. Additionally, guests will embark on an overnight plane trip to the South Pole, which is visited by less than 800 people each year. Other activities include hiking through ice waves, exploring crystal caves, fat biking, and cross-country skiing, accompanied by highly trained and knowledgeable White Desert guides.