Do you happen to be a true nature lover looking to experience a close encounter of the wild kind?
Here are a few must-visit destinations across the world curated by RCI to satisfy your inner nature lover. With RCI offering stay options in all of the below destinations, go ahead and plan this wild trip right away!
Costa Rica, Central America: One of the best destinations in Central America, Costa Rica exhibits a delightful panoramic view. Along with white-sand beaches, the country boasts of lush rainforests. Costa Rica, which means “rich coast,” is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and ecotourists and is home to a stunning variety of exotic plants and animals. In fact, some of the world’s rarest and most endangered species can be found here. From stunning beaches to dense jungles, Costa Rica has it all. While in Costa Rica, book your stay at Altara El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, the resort has a beautiful hike of the rainforests. The paths are well groomed, so you can relax and admire the surroundings, all this along with a beautiful thermal river.
Scotland: If you think that Scotland is a bit tempestuous to enjoy some wilderness adventures, think again! Despite the unpredictable weather, the Scottish Highlands are actually one of the most amazing places for campers. Hike around Glencoe or the hills of Assynt or climb the rock pinnacles of the Quiraing in the Isle of Skye. All of these while you sample some fresh scallops and sip some whisky from one of the many distilleries around. During your trip to Scotland choose to stay with an amazing offering by RCI, Brenfield Croft Cottages, which is a charming single storey holiday cottage, situated amid the superb scenery of Scotland’s west coast with their own private beach.
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu: A paradise for nature lovers, Kodaikanal makes for a perfect hideaway to witness nature’s beauty at its best. Whether you indulge in nature walks or go for hiking or cycle around, the sublime weather and unsurpassed scenic vistas of this gorgeous hill town are sure to take you in its complete awe of sheer hypnotising. RCI offers two great stay options here, you can choose to complete your perfect vacation with a stay at JC Residency, which will allow you to blend in, enjoy and absorb the essence of the place while watching the sun set or you can choose to stay at Sterling Kodai, set amidst landscaped greenery, by the Lake.
Tasmania, Australia: You can’t really think about a wilderness travel experience without Australia coming to mind and Tasmania is just the ideal destination to satisfy any outdoors craving. Tassie, as the locals call it, is an Australian island with one of the wildest sceneries of the world. The coastal landscapes offer amazing hiking trails and its dramatic peaks and mountains are quite a temptation for any climber. However, one of its most appealing features is that the island is home to the famous Tasmanian devil, which can be seen in the different sanctuaries and wildlife parks. Once you’ve enjoyed your stay in nature, you can head back to the city and complete your trip with Mantra One Sandy Bay Road, to soak up the heritage and culture of Tasmania’s capital from one of Hobart’s most charming hotel.
Mexico: Not all of Mexico is a desolate, cacti-covered, desert-like place! The south of the country is actually a natural paradise that offers some of the best extreme experiences for those looking for some wilderness travel adventure. The states of Veracruz and Chiapas are tropical nirvanas surrounded by jungles and beaches. Its rivers are ideal if you want to do some white-water rafting or kayaking. And the natural caves can be easily explored by boat or even swimming! Club this perfect vacation with a stay at Allegro Cozumel First Club, which offers magnificent views of white sand and the blue sea. Located just 20 minutes from Cozumel Airport and minutes from the world famous Palancar Reef, the Allegro Cozumel is the perfect getaway for those who love scuba, water sports and the sea.