Six Ways to Indulge, Explore and Relax at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to Suit Individual Style

March 7, 2017,
Toronto, Canada

Relaxation takes many forms: some define ultimate relaxation as a beach and spa getaway, others prefer the adrenaline buzz from sports and adventure, yet others define it as simply getting the space they need or reading a book in a shaded garden.

With expert local knowledge and a thoughtful, personalised approach to service, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can craft the perfect escape whether one is in the mood for swimming with manta rays, zip-lining above a rainforest canopy, or enjoying the privacy of a treetop jungle safari. Take a tour of Four Seasons and get inspired for a getaway.

Breakfast with Giants: Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

At the heart of the Golden Triangle, in the natural surroundings of Northern Thailand bordering Myanmar and Laos, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle is an extraordinary retreat featuring 15 luxury tents hidden away from the cares of the world.

Here, savour a breakfast with the most entertaining of dining partners: elephants who will enjoy their very own breakfast buffet of fruits and vegetables. Travel downriver on a longboat to see exotic wildlife or enjoy a massage in the jungle valley, then at sunset, unwind at the rustic Burma Bar overlooking Myanmar and the Ruak River. 

Adventure Sports and Natural Wonder: Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

The mile long beach at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is just the start of an epic UNESCO Geopark experience.  Set sail from the beach and meander through dramatic mangrove waterways on a kayak, or see Langkawi from a different perspective from any of the 12 ziplines that take guests above the jungle canopy, or enjoy the thrill of hydroflight with X-Jetblades, the latest in water sports.  

Manta Rays, Whale Sharks and Sapphire Seas: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Embark on an incredible journey of discovery into the underwater world of two of the ocean’s most majestic creatures - manta rays and whale sharks - at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, home to the Maldivian Manta Ray Project. And when the day is done, relax with the Om Supti Night Spa ritual, performed in a private jungle clearing available for just one couple each night.  

Sunset Yoga and Blessings of Bali: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

Spend the day sailing the sparkling waters of Jimbaran Bay and upon return, refresh with torchlight yoga as the sun sets, then discover Bali’s exotic flavours at a progressive dinner. No visit to Bali would be complete without a visit to the Spa and at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, where spa treatments reflect the philosophies of Balinese culture. Experience the blissfully nurturing oceanfront Blessings of Bali treatment, which combines ancient therapies with a blessing ritual performed by the Resort Priest.

French Riviera Glamour: Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel

Arguably Côte d’Azur’s most legendary palace hotel, the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat has been welcoming world leaders, artists and the well-travelled since 1908.  Relaxation here could include taking the glass funicular down the jagged hillside for a swim in the Club Dauphin infinity pool, perched above the Mediterranean coastline, or diving, whale and dolphin watching. To complete the French Riviera lifestyle, end the day with a Michelin-starred dinner at Le Cap, where only the best French Riviera ingredients from local producers are used.

Place of Joy: Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina

Adventure, romance, culture beckons at Four Seasons Resort Oahu, living up to the true meaning of Ko Olina: "place of joy."

Adventure seekers can explore oceanic pursuits on a thrilling outrigger canoe ride, deep free diving or big wave surfing with Four Seasons Oahu curators surfing royalty Haa Keaulana and Daniel Koval, recognised as one of the deepest freedivers in the United States.

Looking to slow down? Enjoy a waterfall hike, a peaceful massage on a private beach or take part in Wayfinders, weekly in-depth workshops featuring art and culture relating to Hawaii and the Pacific such as bamboo wood carving, ancient healing practices or lauhala weaving.  

For more inspiration, visit Four Seasons - Relaxation Rediscovered for ideas from 15 Four Seasons resorts around the world.

Vivian Koh
Director, Public Relations and Content, Asia-Pacific
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