Your Exotic Beach Bucket List – from Montecito Village Travel
At Imanta Resort you can begin your day with a private yoga lesson held in the Observatorio. Featuring 360-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and the lush Sierra de Vallejo jungle, you will surely be inspired and restored. You can relax on the beach or for the more adventurous, explore Imanta’s beautiful coastline by kayak. Discover all the coves, underwater caves, hidden beaches and offshore islands hidden within the property. Travel to Ends Beach before returning for lunch at the restaurant.
LORIENT, ST. BARTHELEMY, CARIBBEAN
On the north side of St Barth, just east of St Jean, Lorient is a local’s favorite. Known for its calm water and pristine white sand, Lorient is tucked away from the large crowds and is a popular place for surfers. Hotel Christopher is the perfect destination for a moment of escape in a peaceful, friendly and sophisticated atmosphere. There is waiter service offering beach chairs with umbrellas and towels. Relax in the natural shade from the palm trees or take a walk to the nearby bakery and market.
COCO PRIVÉ PRIVATE ISLAND, MALDIVES
Amid the lush and untouched virgin islands of the Maldives, lies a hidden world entirely unto itself. Coco Privé is a Maldivian private island and is the epitome of luxury. Begin your day with a sunrise meditation, instructed by the in-house yoga master or spend the morning snorkeling with the resident turtles and colorful fish found at the House Reef. In the afternoon, learn how to whip up hearty Maldivian curries from your private chef. Hosting a maximum of 15 guests, this picture perfect island hosts unspoiled beaches, unlike anywhere in the world. Many water sports are also offered, such as scuba diving, canoeing, catamaran sailing, and windsurfing.
BEACHES OF CALIVIGNY ISLAND – GRENADA, CARIBBEAN
Calivigny is a private island retreat, surrounded by white sand beaches and turquoise water. Calivigny is renowned to be one of the most exquisite and exclusive vacation spots in the world. Windsurfing, jet skiing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, snorkeling, sailing, and fishing are all included in your stay. A fleet of boats is available for an adventurous deep sea fishing expedition or a relaxing champagne sunset cruise. Chartered Scuba Diving trips to explore the reefs and sunken ships wrecks along the coastline and longer day-trips to visit the Grenadines and spectacular Tobago Keys are also available.
PAJE BEACH – ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA
Due to the gusty winds, Paje Beach is famous for kitesurfing. Take a lesson or participate in a game of football with the locals. A walk down the beach will take you to several local bars and restaurants where you can experience a Zanzibarian meal and savor a couple African beers. A stay at Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is all about being outdoors: enjoy an intimate dinner on the beach, relax by the pool or stroll in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The resort is a sanctuary of peace and harmony and promises an unforgettable barefoot luxury experience.
LOW CAY AND BUTTON BEACH, JAMAICA
Low Cay is the main beach at GoldenEye, with 500 feet of beach shaped like a croissant, while Button Beach is home to a bar shack and is as adorable as its name implies. The water sports guides, helpers, and instructors are trained lifeguards and skilled sailors and are ready to assist you with beach towels, kayaks, and glass-bottom boats. If you’d like to swim with the fishes, head to Snorkeler’s Cove, where you can grab a snorkel and fins before exploring one of the many coral reefs close by. The best pool at GoldenEye is the Lagoon: think of it as a 250-meter pool that is part seawater and part fresh spring water. The Lagoon is always warm, clear and completely tranquil.
PLAYA OCOTAL, COSTA RICA
Amarea is nestled in the secluded reserve of Playa Ocotal, an area covering about 15 acres that breathes its own brand of Costa Rican luxury a unique environment where attention to detail and service standards dare to delight. Playa Ocotal is a small, tranquil, black and white sand beach, tucked safely into a cove of beautiful cliffs and hills. Perfect for swimming and snorkeling, this quiet beach is complemented by a few small, rocky islands just offshore; perfect for catching sight of the ocean’s magical wonders. Amerea also offers tennis, snorkeling, stand-up paddle, boat excursions and many more activities.
MORGAN’S ROCK, NICARAGUA
Surfing Nicaragua is a surfer’s secret paradise. During your stay at Morgan’s Rock, you have the opportunity to take surﬁng lessons and they’re happy to arrange a beginner lesson at their own Ocotal beach. The resort is conveniently located near Maderas, a world-class beach for more experienced surfers. Tour the jungle on horseback and finish your ride on the secluded beach. Gallop across a mile long stretch of white sand, splashing through the surf for an unforgettable finale to a very special day. Sport fishing is also offered, where you can learn about good practice sport fishing, as well as the diversity of fish species that exist in the Pacific Ocean of Nicaragua.