Into the Wild
From the jagged peaks of Patagonia and the endless tundra of Alaska, to the rolling dunes of the Emirati and the acacia studded plains of Tanzania; this is mother nature at her most majestic. We’ve handpicked a few of our favorite properties, stationed in the most remote and untouched corners of the planet, just perfect for an adventure into the wild.
We’ve found 18 holiday ideas for you
Katavi National Park, Lake Tanganyika and western Tanzania, Tanzania
Best for: Couples, Off the beaten track, Wildlife, Adventure
Chada Katavi is a small exclusive safari camp with just six Meru guest tents. The camp is situated in the incredibly remote Katavi National Park, in Western Tanzania, which is reputed to be one of the wildest places on earth.
Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Best for: Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism, Fishing
Part of the Baillie Lodges collection, Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge is set in a breathtaking location in the heart of the forest, within a stone's throw of spectacular wildlife viewing, superb walking and a host of unforgettable outdoor experiences.
Gal Oya Lodge
Gal Oya National Park, Sri Lanka's National Parks, Sri Lanka
Best for: Adventure, Wildlife, Couples
Gal Oya Lodge is set on the outskirts of Gal Oya National Park towards Sri Lanka's east coast. Built from locally-sourced natural materials with furniture made by local craftsmen, the nine-bedroom lodge really gives guests a sense of its surroundings.
Best for: Adventure, Couples, Culture
Inspired from the traditional wood and stone farmhouses of Bhutan, Gangtey Lodge has been lovingly designed to incorporate every sense of style and comfort. Offering awe-inspiring views, the lodge is simply the definitive luxury rural retreat.
Mahale Mountains, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania
Best for: Adventure, Couples, Off the beaten track, Wildlife
Greystoke Mahale enjoys a breathtaking position on a golden beach along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, sheltered by the lush forest of the Mahale Mountains. This isolated setting is home to the world's largest known population of chimpanzees.
Lake Kawaguchi (Mount Fuji), Japan
Best for: Off the beaten track, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism
Perched next to Lake Kawaguchi at the base of Mt Fuji, Hoshinoya Fuji is Japan's most breathtaking 'glamping' experience. This wonderful escape sits deep in a red pine forests and on a clear day the views of Mt Fuji are spectacular.
Ikuka Safari Camp
Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Best for: Off the beaten track, Wildlife, Couples
High on the Mwagusi escarpment in Ruaha National Park, Ikuka Safari Camp is an intimate, secluded camp with just six tents under thatched roofs. With uninterrupted views across the savannah, Ikuka offers the quintessential African wilderness experience.
Jamtara Wilderness Camp
Pench National Park, Central India, India
Best for: Wildlife, Couples
Jamtara Wilderness Camp is a luxury tented camp which is located adjacent to Pench National Park in India. Jamtara provides a perfect wilderness retreat from which you can venture off on a tiger safari in Pench National Park.
Karisia Walking Safaris
Laikipia, Northern Kenya, Kenya
Best for: Adventure, Wildlife, Off the beaten track
Karisia Walking Safaris is an award-winning safari company specializing in walking safaris and supported by camels. Walking safaris are a unique and exciting way to experience a safari and gain a whole new understanding and respect for the bush.
West Coast, Mauritius
Best for: Couples, Eco/ethical tourism, Off the beaten track, Adventure
Lakaz Chamarel is a small owner-run boutique hotel set in 12 hectares of tropical gardens in the south-west of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. This eco-lodge is surrounded by the mountains of Chamarel and only 15 minutes from beautiful beaches.
Harads, Swedish Lapland
Best for: Couples, Off the beaten track, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism
In the heart of Swedish Lapland lies Loggers Lodge, a warm and welcoming cabin made for two, surrounded by trees, streams and breathtaking scenery. Located 5km from any neighbor, this is the perfect spot for those looking to really get away from it all.
Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Best for: Off the beaten track, Wildlife, Adventure, Fishing
A superb and secluded little camp, Old Mondoro (so named after the Shona word for lion) nestles on the banks of the Zambezi River, shaded by towering winterthorn trees, in an area renowned for its natural beauty as well as its high concentrations of game.
Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile
Best for: Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism, Fishing, Riding
Patagonia Camp on the edge of Torres del Paine National Park, offers guests exclusive and unique accommodation against the backdrop of stunning Lago Toro and Patagonian peaks. Think…luxury glamping experience and awesome excursions in stunning Patagonia!
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Al Wadi Desert, a Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, is a luxurious desert resort located in Ras Al Khaimah, close to Dubai. The hotel offers 101 private pool villas, with a secluded feel and a world-class spa. This is the perfect place to escape the world.
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
The Kalahari, South Africa
Best for: Adventure, Off the beaten track, Eco/ethical tourism, Wildlife
Lying on the edge of the Kalahari, Tswalu offers luxurious accommodation in two camps, The Motse and Tarkuni, which can accommodate up to 16 and 10 guests respectively. Both camps are a great option for families and children are well looked after.