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2014 tours destination highlights

  2. 2. REDISCOVER THE AMERICAS Departs February 24, 2014  18 Days
  3. 3. Dive and Dine Nevis Our exclusive day of diving serves up more than just an experience of underwater nature. You’ll catch your own lobster and, after sunset cocktails, our expert chef will help you prepare it. Enjoy your fresh-from-the-ocean, perfectly cooked catch as part of a spectacular beach barbecue celebration.
  4. 4. Tango Time Buenos Aires Try a class at one of the several tango schools, and show off your newly acquired steps by heading to a milonga, a tango nightclub that evokes the elegance of a 1930s ballroom. Some milongas also offer lessons before they open, and La Viruta and Salon Canning are two of the most popular with locals.
  5. 5. Whooping It Up Carmelo, Uruguay Learn to tell bombachas from boleadoras (clue: one is an item of clothing, the other used for catching livestock) under the guidance of our traditional gaucho, whose way of life harks back to the cattle-herding days of Uruguayan lore.
  6. 6. Stargaze the Night Away Costa Rica End the day marveling at the night sky with the help of the Resort’s new high- powered Meade LX200 telescope. The Resort’s hilltop location is ideal for stargazing (the region has been named one of the top places in the world to stargaze by Travel + Leisure). Novice but enthusiastic sky-watchers can call on Recreation Manager Luis Salas to provide charts and expertise.
  7. 7. Offshore Birdies Punta Mita The Jack Nicklaus–designed Pacifico golf course at Punta Mita has something you won’t find at any of the thousands of other courses in the world—an offshore natural island green. Set on a rocky atoll in the Pacific Ocean, 199 yards from shore, the par-3 is known as the Tail of the Whale. Due to the difficulty, Nicklaus built 19 holes to offer an alternative.
  8. 8. Rediscover the Americas Great For: Golfers Nevis, 18 Holes Carmelo, 18 Holes Costa Rica, 18 Holes Punta Mita, 37 Holes
  9. 9. AROUND THE WORLD – SPRING 2014 Departs March 14, 2014  23 Days
  10. 10. Fun at the Pond Hualalai Carved out of natural lava rock, King’s Pond at the Resort offers guests the chance to swim (using complimentary snorkel gear) with more than 3,000 tropical fish, including spotted eagle rays. Fresh mountain water and ocean water are combined through subterranean channels to produce a pool ideal for a refreshing swim. Guests can also participate in hand-feeding the eagle rays.
  11. 11. Swim with Sharks Bora Bora Leave the calm and tranquility of Bora Bora’s beautiful lagoon, protected by its stunning barrier reef, and go on the hunt for exhilaration. Be entertained by clown fish and bull rays before you set your heart racing as you swim up close with blacktip reef sharks.
  12. 12. Fly and Dine Sydney Enjoy a magic day out with a Sydney Seaplane flight to lunch. Enjoy a spectacular lunch with beautiful ocean views. After lunch, enjoy a glorious afternoon seaplane flight back to Rose Bay, encompassing a Sydney Harbour circuit over the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
  13. 13. Balinese Cooking Bali Learn the secrets of Balinese cuisine and become the master chef of your household. Enjoy a unique cooking experience with our Chef. The class begins with a visit to the local market, followed by a garden tour, cooking session and lunch.
  14. 14. Elephant Ride Northern Thailand Learn the basics of becoming a mahout, an elephant trainer. Then apply your new skills as you trek through the jungle on the back of a gentle giant.
  15. 15. Cocktail in the Clouds Mumbai Sip a delicious cocktail at Aer, Mumbai’s highest rooftop bar, and marvel at the panoramic city and sea views.
  16. 16. Within Walking Distance Istanbul at Sultanahmet Perfectly situated in the city’s historic district, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet is just a five-minute walk from the most breathtaking monuments in Byzantine and Ottoman history, including the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern and the Topkapi Palace, all of which are situated on or near Sultanahmet Square.
  17. 17. Around the World – Spring Great For: Resort Lovers Hualalai Bora Bora Bali at Sayan Chiang Mai
  18. 18. AROUND THE WORLD – FALL 2014 Departs Aug. 30, 2014  25 Days
  19. 19. Sumo Sights Tokyo For an unforgettable Japanese experience, attend a sumo match at Tokyo’s National Sumo Hall.
  20. 20. Forbidden City Tour Beijing Journey back in time with a historical tour of Beijing’s political and cultural epicenter. Explore Tiananmen Square and the Monument of the People’s Heroes, and receive unrestricted access to Emperor Qianlong’s calligraphy- adorned chambers.
  21. 21. Mantas at the Maldvies Kuda Hurra Explore the aquatic side of nature. Be amazed by the remote shores and diving sites of the atolls, often populated by nothing but Manta rays. Untouched underwater discoveries are waiting there for you.
  22. 22. Elephants’ Watering Hole Serengeti Cool down after the excitement of your Tanzanian adventures. Our free-form infinity pool overlooks an elephant herd’s watering hole; bringing you so close you’ll feel as though you’re swimming with them. Bar service makes it an idyllic setting to watch the glorious Serengeti sunset, too.
  23. 23. Cruise Between Continents Istanbul at the Bosphorus Istanbul is the only city in the world that sits on two continents. One side of Istanbul is in Europe, the other in Asia, and what divides it is a narrow strait called the Bosphorus. Enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus and see gorgeous waterfront palaces, mosques, private estates and Yalis all along the shores of both continents of Istanbul.
  24. 24. Hermitage Private Tour St. Petersburg Use a hassle-free VIP entrance at the St. Petersburg Hermitage and bypass the long lines. Once the state residence of the Russian emperors, the museum comprises 365 rooms and some 3 million objects – a collection so vast, it would require more than a decade to spend a minute with each piece.
  25. 25. Perfume and Garden Marrakech Le Jardin Marjorelle curator and master perfumer, Master Benchabanne, invites you to join him on an exploration of the senses. You’ll visit the former Yves Saint Laurent artisan designer’s private garden, followed by an intimate perfume-making workshop in the afternoon.
  26. 26. Around the World – Fall Great For: City Lovers Tokyo Beijing Istanbul St. Petersburg Marrakech