Extraordinary Adventures / September 17 - October 11, 2016 - SOLD OUT
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How many times have you heard yourself saying “Perhaps one day...”? It’s time to stop thinking and letting your body, mind and soul live breathtaking adventures in the most beautiful destinations around the Globe.
A dinner in a haven on the banks of Lady Bird Lake (Austin), will be the place where your 25-day journey of discovery, on board the custom-fitted Four Seasons Jet, will start. Nice appetizer, right?
But, of course, this is just the beginning… Two luscious tropical sanctuaries in the Pacific Ocean are waiting to be conquered by you.
Glide high above Costa Rica’s rainforest on a zip-line canopy, enjoy world-class sport fishing in Guanacaste and witness the spectacle of dolphins swimming across the crystal-clear waters embracing the private island of Lanai (Hawaii).
In Australia you will feel on top of the world overflying Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and Opera House on a Seaplane. Before leaving the Continent, your adrenaline will rise to another level riding a jet-boat around Middle Harbour’s unique coastline.
Feels like staying in the Oceanic for a little longer? Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, one of Langkawi’s UNESCO-protected mangroves, will be just the perfect scenario to explore by boat and spot eagles, monkeys and walking fish.
To lower the pulsations, just for a while and without losing contact with nature, golf the Ernie Els-designed course that rises and falls seamlessly with the landscape.
An extraordinary adventure would never be complete without spotting the “Big Five,” the most popular animals to see on safari: lions, leopards, Cape buffalos, elephants and rhinos, and there is no place like Serengeti (Tanzania) to do so. A safari adventure that begins the moment you land with a game drive en route to the lodge. By the end of the day, take in the stunning landscape on a sunrise hot air balloon flight.
The Majorelle Garden, in Marrakech, is a beautifully garden restored by Sir Saint Laurent, a bolthole exuding tranquility and peacefulness. In the Atlas Mountains you will have the opportunity to share lunch with a Berber family.
The journey will end in Lisbon, its winding cobblestone streets and leafy squares are full of history and architectural heritage, ideal to discover by sidecar on a vintage motorcycle.
An enduring experience with Four Seasons’ unbeatable hallmark, worth witnessing once in your lifetime.
Comfort at the highest level
This unique opportunity to travel around the world in a private jet Boeing 757 will allow you to visit 9 countries in a relaxed way. The jet has been equipped with seats that can be easily turned into beds, so you will feel like in the sofa of your own house. You will have the chance to travel long distances without realising, because on board there is entertainment options according to your taste. Also an exquisite menu prepared by The Four Seasons chef will be designed for you. Travelling with sophistication and comfort had never been so easy.
Nature & Adventure
Nature and adventure are a perfect match. So much so that, that they have been put together in a program that will awake your adventure senses and will raise your love for nature. This quintessential destinations, have been carefully selected because they are considered to be the most representatives ones in terms of fauna and flora. Some of the species that live in there, are endemic species that can only be observed in this particular territory. In addition, if you are eager for strong emotions this is your moment: take a helmet and practice all the sports you have always dreamed about. There is plenty of choice within this volcanic sheer mountains.
Staff 24/7 at your disposal
You will travel with a team that are ready to make your wishes real. They will customize your experience from the beginning to the end. On board the jet and in all Four Seasons hotels there will be staff willing to help you and make you recommendations. A concierge is also available at anytime to book you an spa appointment or inform you about the best places to eat in the area.
17th - 18th September: Austin
The meeting point to start this unforgettable journey is Austin, the heart and soul of Texas. Austin is the selected destination because here there is a wide culture for music that ranges from blues, jazz, folk to alternative rock musicians. Austin gained a reputation as a place where new musicians could launch their careers due to the fact the were many informal live venues. In addition. the city counts on many historic landmarks dotting the landscape that include the State Capitol, University of Texas Tower and the Governor’s Mansion.
The first day you will meet fellow travelers and the journey staff. You will have the opportunity to explore with them the 16-kilometre urban path that winds around the Lady Bird Lake and enjoy the vibrant mix of lush parks and cultural attractions. At the end of the day a festive welcome dinner will be held to get to know better the group. After dinner time to rest and get energies to fly to Costa Rica the next day.
Four Seasons Hotel Austin is located in Austin downtown, Texas. The luxury suites offer an impressive view of Lady Bird Lake, a 10-mile urban park, on the Austin cityscape. You will have the possibility to admire the breathtaking lake views from your guest room.
It offers 291 spacious hotel guest rooms newly renovated following a contemporary decoration style.
Guest rooms offer five different types of rooms ranging from Lake View Balcony Room to City View Room. All of them are elegantly appointed and offer wireless high-speed Internet access, a 81-centimetre flat-screen HD television, private bar and full-sized business desk.
Suites are extra spacious and offer separate living rooms for the ultimate in spacious comfort and views of the downtown Austin cityscape or Lady Bird Lake. Families can be accommodated in downtown Austin luxury hotel suites and, in some cases, in connecting standard rooms.
The hotel offers a wide variety of dining services like the TRIO restaurant that is available for grill dishes with delicious wines. There is also a beautiful outdoor terrace to have some appetizers and the In-Room dining that offers a fine-dining experience.
18th - 21th September: Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a living paradise on earth located into the deep waters of the Pacific. The peninsula offers golden beaches, a rugged coastline and soothing maritime breezes. Its rainforest full of animals and vegetation makes it the perfect place to explore and start an sport adventure. If you like hiking, surfing, biking, sport fishing this is the perfect place to discover the island while practicing your favourite sport. If you don’t dare with these sports why not trying the zip-line? Costa Rica has the best zip-lining circuits in the world and they are suitable for all ages.
Apart from sports, Costa Rica is famous for its slogan “Pura Vida” meaning Pure Life. The volcanic territory has one of the biggest biodiversities in the whole planet and 27 National Parks. You will be able to see up to 200 amphibian and 20 endemic frogs. Do not miss the steaming fumaroles of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park while soaking in the thermal pools. One evening, board a private catamaran and enjoy a cruise contemplating a romantic sunset. Costa Rica offers an endless number of activities to enjoy with family or a partner.
Four Seasons Costa Rica is located at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste province. The hotel is located 98 metres above the pacific ocean and offers access to two beaches.
The Resort has 182 guest rooms including 34 suites, 25 villas and 3 estate homes. The have been ideally designed to capture the exotic character of Costa Rica, with comfortable rattan and bamboo furnishings, local artwork and indigenous wood and stone finishes.
The hotel offers different types of accommodations such as rooms with views, canopy suites and private residences.
Rooms with views offer high levels of comfort with an open-air furnished terrace or veranda. Canopy suites are like tree houses on the hillside and offer stunning views of the jungle and the Pacific Ocean. The private residences an infinity-edge plunge pool and an outdoor shower. This type of accommodation is highly recommended for couples and families.
Restaurants specialized in Latin and Italian cuisine, golf courses, Spa, lounge, in-room dining for a fine-dining experience among others.
21th - 24th September: Lana’i - Hawaii
Lana’i is the sixth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and the smallest publicly accessible inhabited island in the chain. Originally was an island dedicated to the pineapple cultivation. Today Lanai is known for its quietness and beauty. You will have the opportunity to get immersed in the marine protected areas, the craggy volcanic landscapes and the spectacular undeveloped beaches. Lana’i is also home for the spinner dolphin and it also counts on vibrant tropical fish that are found in the protected waters of Hulopo’e Bay. This is a perfect place to make snorkel or scuba diving. Embark on 4x4 excursion around the island and relax at the end of the day in the spa with a Hawaiian massage. To put the icing on the cake contemplate an unforgettable sunset view of the island.
Four Seasons Resort Lanai is located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Hulopo’e Bay, a marine sanctuary that is a playground to spinner dolphins and humpback whales.
This luxury Resort features a main building and nine separate two-storey buildings housing 217 guest rooms, including 51 suites. Enhancing the grounds are five lush, botanical gardens, featuring cascading waterfalls and serene koi ponds.
The guest rooms offer views of gardens and the Pacific Ocean whereas the suites have panoramic views to the stunning hillside. Suites are presented in a variety of sizes and the are ideally recommended for business meetings or family travel. There is also the possibility to get connecting rooms for families.
Four Seasons Resort Lanai offers the highest standards of hospitality and a highly personalised service in terms of dining, spa, golf and customer service.
25th - 28th September: Sydney
After the the Hawaiian experience it is time to get in route to cross the international date line. You will be heading to Sydney, one of the most vibrant and trendiest cities all over the world. The city offer exciting possibilities for outdoor adventure, cultural visits and sightseeing options. Explore the most famous landmark of the city: The Opera House and make a behind-the-scenes tour. Contemplate a 360-degree views from the Sydney Harbour and the walk through the historic district, the Rocks. There will be also the possibility to join on a seaplane or take a surf lesson at the famous Bondi Beach. To end the day enjoy dinner at one of the city’s top restaurants, choosing from an array of options, including contemporary Australian cuisine or fine waterfront dining.
The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is stunningly situated overlooking Sydney Harbour and it is extremely well located, close to the city’s vibrant shopping and business centers. The hotel is decorated in contemporary grand-luxe style and some of their rooms have views to Sydney skyline, George Street or Walsh Bay.
This hotel has 531 rooms that are distributed in guest rooms, club floor and suites. The hotel has 8 rooms categories with amazing views to the Sydney skyline. The Full Harbour ones are especially attractive because they allow to contemplate the New Year’s Eve fireworks and offer panoramic views over the Sydney Harbour, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
The hotel offers five-stars services like the Pei Modern Restaurant by the acclaimed chef Mark Best. The bar has a selection of whiskeys and wines from all corners of the globe that will make your delights. The Endota Spa offers a range of all-Australian treatments and blissful massages to end the day relaxed.
28th September - 1st October: Langkawi (Malaysia)
Langwaki is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea. It is rich in rainforests, white-sand beaches, emerald lakes, lush rice fields and protected coral reefs. You will be able to explore Southeast Asia’s first UNESCO Global Geopark, which encompasses mangrove swamps, rainforests, sandstone mountains, limestone caves and coral reefs rich in colorful marine life.
If you like to adventure why not boarding into a boat to observe the tropical ecosystems living in the sea? Or maybe you prefer an encounter with the amusing fauna in the territory like the lizards, macaques ort the majestic eagles. If you are more a beach fan sunbathe in the long beaches while having a tropical drink.
The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is surrounded by lush rainforests and the azure waters of the Andaman Sea. This UNESCO-protected area is where the mangroves grow and it incorporates to the hotel high levels of beauty in its surroundings.
The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi has 91 villas and pavilions flanked by cliffs and rainforest. All rooms will allow you to enjoy stunning views to the Andaman Sea and the gardens. Rooms are decorated following Asian influences and include tropical wood and marble.
Begin your day with a sunrise yoga session at the Lotus Pond, luxuriate in the tranquil pool, and dine on freshly caught seafood while overlooking the water. The island is a perfect retreat for couples and families.
1st - 4th October: Mauritius
The island of Mauritius is like an emerald located in the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Mauritius is an oasis of peace and tranquility where the past and present are smoothly blended together. Its volcanic caves will allow you to explore the tropical fish on a diving expedition. You will also have the possibility to visit the Bois Cheri Tea Factory to see how the local tea is produced. This tropical isle with endless white beaches is a real paradise on earth.
Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita is a secluded and spacious luxury resort (26 hectares) located on mauritius east coast. It has sublime views of mountains, to the mangroves and the azure-coloured beachfronts. Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita is a place of quietness that will allow you to relax after a long day of sightseeing, shopping and sports.
The resort has 136 villas and residences and offers different types of accommodations ranging from standard guest rooms, suites and residence villas. Rooms are furnished with natural wood, king-size beds, down duvets and fine linens.
At the hotel they offer a wide variety of common services such as four pools and two tennis courts, fitness centre and morning yoga sessions. There is also the possibility to do cooking classes with the Resort’s chefs, a golf championship course, snorkeling excursions or activities by bicycle. At the hotel there is also available a daily 24-hour business services and Wi-Fi.
4th - 7th October: Serengeti
The Serengeti is a geographical region in Africa located in the northern of Tanzania that extends to south-western Kenya. This area is abundant land in national parks and game reserve and it has an incredible diversity of wildlife. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a safari and with luck you probably can spot the “big five”: lions, leopards, Cape buffalos, elephants and rhinos. Other activities like a ride in a hot air balloon are also available. At the end of the day there is not better than relax in the lodge’s infinity pool overlooking the savanna.
The Safari Lodge located in Serengeti National Park is a sanctuary to get close to lions, leopards and elephants in a luxury way. Experience the best of the safari experience without missing any comfort detail.
The hotel has 77 guest rooms (suites and villas), an elegant spa and one infinity pool, so you don’t have to sacrifice any luxury during your African safari adventures. Rooms are decorated following the contemporary African style: four-poster beds with mosquito netting, textiles and artwork. All rooms are enhanced by modern comforts such as air conditioning and high-speed Internet access. One of the most delightful assets from its rooms is the open-air sundeck that offers a direct view of the plains. You will enjoy of a fantastic audience with any lions or elephants that might be passing by.
The hotel takes care about the details and offers to guests disposal an infinity pool overlooking the Serengeti. There is also the possibility to make guided activities within the educational discovery centre. The hotel also offers complimentary Wi-Fi and a Kid’s Club.
7th - 9th October: Marrakech
Marrakech is one of the most charismatic and charming cities in Morocco. The heart of the city, Jemaa el-Fna square, offers a lively entertainment with snake charmers, nice souks and food stalls to try the local cuisine. The city has as backdrop the Atlas Mountains, home to the Berber tribe, where you can go on a excursion and share lunch with a village family. If you like shopping good quality carpets with leather goods or luxurious fabrics you can go on a private shopping excursion. A professional guide will show you the best places to buy Berber carpets and fine fabrics.
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech offers lofty views of the Atlas Mountains. The hotel, a contemporary medina, is nestled among olive and palm trees and offers 16-hectare of a garden sanctuary.
The hotel has 141 luxury guest rooms decorated with the best of Moroccan architecture, 27 of them are spacious suites.
There are five outstanding restaurants where you will find Italian cuisine and local moroccan dishes. There are also bars and trendy lounges to have a cocktail while enjoying the views. Other services available at the hotel are the family pool, spa, fitness facilities, business services and complimentary standard Wi-Fi.
9th - 11th October: Lisbon
Lisbon capital of Portugal is a modern city full of youthful energy. Explore the churches of this ancient Portuguese city, visit its public squares or climb up to São Jorge Castle. This charming city is well-known for its oldest neighborhood, the Alfama and Jerónimos Monastery. The following day time to come back home and on an independent flight.
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon is situated atop one of Lisbon’s seven hills, the Hotel’s striking vistas over Eduardo VII Park, St. George’s Moorish Castle and the Tagus River provide a dramatic introduction to the diverse personality of the city outside.
The 282 guest rooms and luxury suites at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, 272 have private terraces overlooking the Hotel’s gardens and other cities’ monuments. The elegant 10-storey building has interiors with a 18th-century style filled with a collection of contemporary Portuguese tapestries and fine arts paintings.
The hotel offers premium services such as pool, Wi-Fi, 24-hour Business Centre, 24-hour In-Room Dining and complimentary meals for children ages five in the Varanda Restaurant.
Photos from Four Seasons
What is included in the package:
- A privately chartered Boeing 757 that departs from the departure city as listed in the itinerary and returns to the final destination city as listed in the itinerary.
- Four Seasons hotel accommodations and all applicable taxes in the destinations. The accommodations included are the highest below suite level.
- Operator-planned excursions and options as indicated in the itinerary, from arrival at the first hotel through departure from the last hotel.
- All meals beginning with dinner on the first night of the Tour and ending with breakfast on the last morning of the Tour, as indicated in the itinerary.
- Complete program of special events and activities include extensive options at all destinations.
- All taxes; group transportation; airport transfers at the beginning and the end of the itinerary; services of professional staff, including journey managers and Four Seasons Concierge; bottled water throughout the program (during sightseeing, at scheduled meals, and in your room).
- The following beverages: liquor aboard the private jet, during special events and cocktail parties on land, house wine and/or beer at lunch and dinner, and non-alcoholic beverages at all scheduled meals on land.
- Baggage handling during the Tour; internet access in hotels and on board the private jet, where available; tips or gratuities to local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff; amenities package; minimum of $100,000 medical evacuation insurance (which includes minimal accident/sickness/baggage insurance) for covered reasons.
- Any tips or gratuities not specifically mentioned as included in the total Tour price will be at your discretion.
- The exact Tour itinerary, name and location of hotels, length of stay at each hotel, and other ground accommodations and services, are set forth in the itinerary, which is a part of this Agreement.
During the 25 days that lasts The Extraordinary Adventure itinerary you will be travelling comfortably in a 757 Boeing. Inside this private jet you will have guaranteed the highest levels of comfort and style. All details have been taken into account, like the flatbed seats that have been especially handcrafted in Italy to bring an extra dose of sophistication. Another distinctive trait of Four Seasons quality is the service provided on board. You will be travelling with a team of dedicated professionals that will take care of all your needs. An onboard concierge is also available to book excursions or other services, so can have everything settled once you land in each destination. While on route, the Four Seasons Executive Chef will design and prepare exclusive in-flight menus using the freshest ingredients, so you can taste the local gastronomy of the country you will visit. For the most pleasure-seekers there is a wide option of alcoholic drinks that range from the most exclusive champagne like Dom Pérignon to other exceptional brands. All details matter and you will experience the highest levels of attention with the services of this package.
- First-class dedicated Boeing 757
- 52 flatbed seats handcrafted in Italy
- In-seat power and USB outlets
- Mid-height rear privacy screens
- 78’’ of personal space
- iPads provided to each guest
- Bose noise-cancelling headphones
- Personal ottoman with storage
- On-demand entertainment system