Top 5 Life-changing Bucket List Travel Experiences
- 02 August 2018 02 August 2018
The world is your oyster with our top 5 life-changing bucket list travel experiences. These exceptional holidays take a classic experience abroad and turn it into something bigger and better. With a range of fun-filled activities and rejuvenating spa treatments these fantastic adventurous destinations have something for everyone. Step out of your comfort-zone and explore nature, challenging yourself physically and mentally, and engage with exciting and unique environments.
Check-in via Paraglider: Zighy Bay, Oman
Get the ultimate view Oman with paragliding at Zighy Bay
If you’re the type who likes to make an entrance, Zighy Bay has you covered. Cross the Hajar Mountains in a massive offroader and once you reach the top, take to the skies as you paraglide over the resort’s beach. This is one thrilling alternative to the already exhilarating arrival options like a 4WD drive or a stylish speedboat. Witness the rustic splendour of the Musandam peninsula before relishing in pure luxury in Omani-styled villas and unwinding at the Six Senses spa for the ultimate a de-stress holiday experience. With its beautiful coastal location, activities are nothing short of amazing and you’ll find yourself checking off your bucket list one item after another—moonlight kayaking, wake boarding, deep-sea diving and dining Bedouin style by the beach are just a few options waiting at your doorstep.
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Ananda in the Himalayas
Grab your paddles and get ready for an adrenaline-charged ride down the spectacular Ganga River on an exciting adventure break in India. The rapids of the Ganga are ideal for the first-time rafter, where you can expect to get completely soaked and have a lot of fun as well! The rapids are thrilling, yet safe or trek to Laxman Jhula. This is a downhill trek passing through verdant Sal forests. If the guests wish, they can spend the evening in the town of Rishikesh and watch the evening Aarti performed every evening on the banks of the river Ganga.
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Filipino Fiesta: Discover Recover Philippines
See the culture of the Philippines first-hand with a show that highlights the best of Filipino creativity, artistic expression, tradition and culture. You will arrive at the restaurant after a short drive through the cobbled streets of Intramuros, passing by buildings and churches featuring Hispanic architecture. As you enjoy the show, you will also experience a typical Filipino dinner.
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Stand Up Jet Ski: Amanpuri, Thailand
Experience fine dining on the beach at Amanpuri in Thailand
Experience the sensation of flight whilst challenging agility and stability with a Flyboard, which uses powerful water jet propulsion to see guests soaring over the Andaman Sea. Building on the traditional jet ski experience, the Kawasaki Stand Up Jet Ski offers serious acceleration. If you are new to jet skiing, an instructor will be on hand to guide you through the basics. Why not try it out along with the Fitness programme before relaxing with a fine dining experience on the beach.
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Glamping under the Stars: Arkaba Walk, Australia
Share a bottle of bubbly in style as you explore the Australian outback
If you ever pretended to sleep under the stars with those glow-in-the-dark stickers taped on your bedroom ceiling as a child, then this is the chance to make it all a reality. With extremely low light pollution and nothing separating you from the night skies, you’ll be sleeping wrapped in the cosmos on a deluxe ‘star bed’ as an alternative option to indoor lodging and camping swags. The Arkaba Walk provides a 4-day classic bush walking holiday in the Flinders Ranges where you can explore the Australian outback in wild bush luxury. It’s a one for the books glamping experience where you uncover layer upon layer of geologic history through invigorating hikes accompanied by the finest luxuries of camping comforts.
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