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6 Hotels with Nocturnal Programming for International Dark Sky Week

by Katie Skrzek

Apr 1, 2024

© Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa


International Dark Sky Week takes place April 15–22. Hotels around the world celebrate nocturnal tourism with a variety of special programming.


© Alila Ventana Big Sur

Alila Ventana Big Sur

This property in California offers an astrophotography class leading up to International Dark Sky Week. On April 8, guests join a professional photographer for a unique experience capturing the night sky.


© Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, this resort invites guests to experience Ixchel, a traditional trajinera boat dining experience. Sail along the canals of Mayakoba enjoying Asian fusion cuisine under the stars.


© Eden Roc Cap Cana

Eden Roc Cap Cana

This Relais & Châteaux resort in the Dominican Republic offers a Cenote Wellness Retreat. The experience for up to two adults and three children includes private starbathing in a cenote at night.


© Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Head to Hawai’i for incredible views of 80 of the 88 constellations. The hotel’s Tour of the Stars, led by a NASA Solar System Ambassador, gives guests a clear view of the night sky from the Lahaina Tower. Astrophotography workshops are available upon request.


© Sky Rock Sedona

Sky Rock Sedona

Sedona, Arizona, is recognized as an International Dark Sky Community. This newly renovated property offers guests stargazing tours, high-powered binoculars and a daily Mescal Moonrise ceremony.


© Southern Ocean Lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge

Located on Kangaroo Island, Australia, this property offers a Nocturnal Explorer program for guests. Head to Hanson Bay Sanctuary with a guide for stargazing and to view nocturnal animals.


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