Whether you’re looking to frolic with elephants, climb one of the world’s most famous bridges, or are looking for extreme sports, you are sure to satisfy your desire at these top adventure hotels.
1. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
This all-inclusive resort in Chiang Rai Thailand provides the perfect adventure for animal lovers. At the Four Seasons Tented Camp, you’ll stay in a luxurious tented abode and spend your time trekking elephants through lush jungle and spectacular mountain trails. After a busy day of riding elephants, guests enjoy a complimentary spa treatment at the resort’s relaxing spa.
2. Uma by COMO, Ubud
Located in Bali’s cultural center, the Uma by COMO resort offers an enormous array of activities for adventurous travelers, many of which are complimentary. This resort offers daily complimentary yoga classes and tours of the rice paddies. You can also indulge in hiking Bali, biking, temple visits, exploring festivals and artisan workshops, and day trips to Bali’s volcano-studded hinterland.
3. Park Hyatt Sydney
The Park Hyatt Sydney is a luxurious hotel that is located in the heart of Sydney. At this opulent resort, you are mere steps from cosmopolitan life, including fine dining and shopping. This resort is also the best gateway for partaking in all of Sydney’s “must experience” activities, including tours of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge climbs, and the walk to Bondi Beach.
4. Lizard Island
Lizard Island is the perfect resort for those looking to explore the wonders beneath the sea. Lizard Island is widely regarded as the place to stay in The Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef, which is the world’s largest reef system, is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia. Composed of over 2900 individual reefs and boasting more than 1500 species of fish, 400 species of coral, and 215 species of birds, The Great Barrier Reef has been labeled one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Lizard Island is a diver’s haven, and offers some of the world’s best scuba diving.
5. Sofitel Queenstown
Located on New Zealand’s South Island, the Sofitel Queenstown is an adventure seeker’s paradise. Often regarded as the home of the ultimate adventure bucket list, Queenstown offers many activities to get your adrenaline pumping. Enjoy a jump off of Nevis, one of the world’s largest bungee sites, or partake in some of the excellent skydiving. Some of the readily available adventures in Queenstown include skiing, canyon swinging, jet boarding, horse trekking, river rafting, backcountry cycling, and the Southern Hemisphere’s only gondola accessed downhill biking.