For an indulgent vacation, Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort
is hard to beat. The private retreat embodies luxury, and has enough activities that guests will never be bored. Honeymooners or couples can supplement a day of spa treatments with exhilarating kite surfing, an excursion on one of the property’s 14 boats, or a trip to the nearby Taveuni Island Waterfalls.
Soak up the warm waters of the Persian Gulf at One&Only The Palm
, situated on Dubai’s artificial islands that, viewed from above, resemble a palm tree. From this unique setting, guests can engage in any number of water sports, from windsurfing to water-skiing. Excursions to nearby water parks, with massive wave pools and sky-high waterslides, are particularly popular with kids.
There’s no better place than Hawaii to learn how to surf, and the hospitable Halekulani
accommodates beginners and experts—thanks to its premier access to Waikiki Beach. The luxurious property offers every water sport under the sun, so if surfing isn’t your thing, snorkeling, kayaking and many other aquatic activities are available.
The pristine Caribbean waters around the Grand Velas Riviera Maya
are an adventurer’s dream, and the beachside resort will arrange jet-skiing, kayaking or parasailing journey. Guests can experience an adrenaline rush of another kind while swimming with friendly but colossal whale sharks off the Mexican coast, or scuba diving through shipwrecks and caves.