Some of the best destinations in the world are found in places most people can’t access by car or foot. Whether it’s an ultra-exclusive luxury getaway or a remote destination of unspoiled beauty, few and far between have the opportunity to see such a sight. Time to get your rich and famous lifestyle on and venture to sights only accessible by helicopter.
While the Maldives is hardly unknown, the small island of Medhufaru is an unknown vacation spot in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Excellent for honeymooners or those looking for an escape, the island is reachable by helicopter or seaplane. One resort, Soneva Jani, includes retractable roofs for stargazing — chic, huh?
Cirque de Mafate, a caldera on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, is home to several small hamlets formed from the collapse of the large shield volcano Piton des Neiges. While it’s possible to access via hiking trails, a helicopter is truly the best way. Cirque de Mafate is a popular destination for those wanting to experience a remote, unique and safe natural area that offers modern amenities like grocery stores.
This Canadian wilderness resort, located in the middle of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, is simply inaccessible by road, only by helicopter. Guests can hop on a helicopter for about an hour ride over endless nature and serenity. This resort is the definition of a secret hideaway, nestled into the old growth forests, poised over serene and sparkling waterways. The landscape is defined by granite mountains overlooking misty fjords, waterfalls and secluded beaches. The lodge offers a high-end wilderness experience in one of the most remote and stunning places on the planet.
The village of Supai, located within the Havasu Canyon, is home to the Havasupai Tribe and renowned for its beautiful waterfalls and camping sites. It’s not accessible by road, only by foot, horseback or helicopter. The village is so remote the U.S. postal service delivers mail by mule, a journey that takes three hours one way. The nearest town providing food, water and gas for hikers is 66 miles away in Peach Springs.
Delta Air Lines is happy to welcome travelers back while implementing extra precautions to ensure a safe, clean environment for passengers. After listening to customers' main concerns about returning to flying, Delta Air Lines came up with layers of protection.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Navajo Nation is an area of land in the southwestern United States. Covering about 27,000 square miles, the region in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah currently makes up the largest area of land retained by a tribe within the United States. Home to the Navajo people, the area boasts monuments, parks, markets, trails and historic sites.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Los Angeles Office announced a new initiative for would-be travelers waiting for the green light. The Buy Now, Stay Later: Thailand launch comes on the heels of Thailand’s foreign travel restrictions extending until further notice.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
Through July 30, travelers looking for a Caribbean getaway can book the Breezes Summer of Savings special at Breezes Resort & Spa – Bahamas. The promotion offers up to 60 percent off stays now through Dec. 25, starting at just $139 per person, per night at double occupancy. Book now.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
A number of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants reopened their doors around the United States. The properties have been hard at work building upon the brand’s already high cleanliness standards, while still retaining the beloved perks that enhance the uniquely Kimpton experience, including coffee hour, yoga mats and more.