The fountains and croquet court outside The Four Seasons at Ko’ele reminded me I was on the grounds of a posh place. My dusty orange footprints reminded me I was on a wild island.
The snowy peaks of the Andes are visible, but what's this? Lush rolling hills, a radical new resort and biking in (gasp!) shorts? Welcome to Chiloé, the archipelago Chileans covet most. Islands videographer Jon Whittle shares why from Patagonia's poshest resort, Hotel Refugia.
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Take a look at the most comprehensive dive program in the Caribbean from Sandals Resorts. (There are more than 510 dive sites to choose from!)
No fish tales here. Islands' editor Eddy Patricelli goes fishing in Mentawai with a local.
Just off the coast of Indonesia, the Mentawai Islands are an exotic travel and surfing destination.
Paul Gauguin Cruises has released its 2014 itineraries, including new vacation options to Australia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Costa Rica, Panama and Europe.
A journey aboard a 237-foot, 110-year-old tall ship brings one adventurer to a beach with water as clear and as bright as the sky.
It sounds like the start of a novel: "I awoke in a garden, on a faraway Tahitian island." But this isn’t fiction. I left an overwater hut on Bora Bora to venture out to Maitai Lapita Village on Huahine, where I’m ensconced in greenery.
The Hawaiian Islands are a great destination for your next family vacation with easy flights, family friendly resorts and numerous attractions. A family vacation to Hawaii is an fun way to introduce your child to a new culture. Read these helpful tips from the travel experts at Travelwizard.com.
Just because January is over doesn't mean you can blow off those New Year's resolutions. At least one resort is happy to provide financial incentives for you to meal those pesky goals. The Westin Resort & Casino in Aruba is encouraging wellness year-round with a new "13 Resolutions for 2013" program. The year-long initiative offers guests 13 perks catered to the top 13 most commonly-broken resolutions. For example, looking to "unplug" more in 2013? Then you'll get a nice room credit if you turn in your cell phone to the front desk. Find out what other incentives await.
Lavish resorts. Infinity pools. If there’s such a thing as a complaint in the Maldives, it’s that my visits rarely allow much exploring or a chance to meet many locals. The resorts – and the scattered nature of the region’s 1,190 islands -- make staying put easy. Too easy. On my last trip, however, I discovered the Four Seasons Explorer, a luxury dive boat that carries 22 guests on 3-, 4-, and 7-night safaris through the archipelago.