The Art of Montmartre

Paris, France

Once home to Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso this picturesque village within a city is an insight into Paris' bohemian past. The stunning views from the Sacré Cœur and the bustling Place du Tertre draw millions of visitors a year. However, Montmarte has plenty more to discover. Get an authentic experience on the ancient Rue Lepic, stopping in at Cafe des 2 Moulins, a tiny bistrot featured in 2001 film, Amelie. Alternatively head to the Moulin de la Galette, a windmill turned restaurant that has been painted by the likes of Van Gogh and Renoir in the past. 

Stay at Hôtel Maison Souquet - an exclusive Parisian townhouse within walking distance of Montmartre's attractions. You could even request private use of the Spa for the ultimate in opulent relaxation.

La crème de la crème of cooking classes

Riga, Latvia

Enjoy an exclusive cooking lesson with the Executive Chef from Restaurant Bergs in the comfort of your suite, fully equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen and bar area. This experience includes a grocery shopping trip to purchase all ingredients for your menu at Bergs Bazaar Slow Food Market or Riga’s historic Central Market. 

Stay at Hotel Bergs, a chic boutique hotel sitting on the doorstep of the historic centre of Riga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Magical ballet and opera in Russia's cultural capital

St. Petersburg, Russia

Russia’s "midnight sun" season welcomes a series of performances to St Petersburg. The White Nights Festival runs from 23rd May to 10th July with daily carnivals and concerts. Enjoy classical ballet, opera and music from local and international stars. Don’t miss the fantastic Scarlet Sails water and firework spectacular on 23 June. Performances are held at the Mariinsky Theatre and Concert Hall and the Palace Square. 

Stay at the Alexander House Boutique Hotel, five minutes away and overlooking the Kryukov Canal. The staff here will help organise a fun-filled weekend of entertainment and Russian hospitality.

Volcanic heli adventure

Rotorua, New Zealand

Experience the breath-taking surrounds of Central North Island ‘s Lake District. Take a twilight helicopter tour of Mount Tarwera before touching down on the volcano’s summit. The crater runs six kilometres long – perfect to enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand. Watch a majestic sunset from the 1,111 metre-high vantage point. A local guide will relate the history of the 1886 volcanic eruption. You’ll also learn the area’s colourful Maori legends and the talk of the mysterious phantom canoe.

Discover the highs and lows of skiing

Geneva, Switzerland

This is an exhilarating opportunity to experience the adrenalin fuelled rush of skiing whilst enjoying breath-taking scenery. In the morning a helicopter will take you to a summer ski resort high in the mountains to enjoy a half day of summer skiing. Then you’ll be flown to a tranquil lake for an afternoon of water-skiing. If you so choose, take time to discover more of the area by air in the chopper.

Stay at Eastwest Hotel, just steps from Lake Geneva and minutes away from the old town.

"Un-wined" in Mendoza

Mendoza, Argentina

Tour the Argentinian vineyards in an authentic 2CV (knows as Deux Chevaux). Share a romantic escape discovering Mendoza’s beauty, food, wines and mountains. Enjoy a private wine tasting with the Sommelier as the sun sets behind the majestic mountains. Visit two exclusive vineyards in a vintage car and select tastings from the beautiful 90+ wines. Enjoy lunch surrounded by the vineyards with stunning views of the Andes.

Stay at Entre Cielos, a stunning contemporary wine resort at the foot of the Andes with a spa inspired by local wine culture.

Help conserve the world's reefs

Male, Maldives

This small private island in the middle of the Indian Ocean is the first EcoDive Centre in the Maldives. One of the world’s most amazing diving destinations, it offers a rewarding educational experience: actively participating in the Reef Check Eco Diver Program. Adults and Children (above 8) with an interest in the ocean can learn more about tropical reefs. Reef Check combines education with action - a unique experience whilst taking an active role in conserving the world’s reefs.

Stay at Baros Maldives, understated elegance on a lush, tropical island in a shallow lagoon ringed by a reef alive with marine life.

Reach for the stars

Kemptville, Canada

One of the premiere spots to watch the stars! Enjoy guided star gazing by the resident astronomers and new facilities for astronomical observation. With a new observation platform and new telescopes, The Lodge is located in the heart of a distinct dark zone with almost no light pollution. The new wooden star gazing platform is located in a riverside meadow well away from the surrounding forest. At a height of about 12 metres, it allows for nearly unobstructed 360-degree views of the sky.

Stay at Trout Point Lodge of Nova Scotia with its variety of telescopes, binoculars, a Sky Quality Meter, and laser pointers available for guests.

Experience a melting pot of adventures

Albay, The Philippines

With a plethora of adventures available in and around Misibis Bay, you can tailor-make your own adventure. Scuba-dive with Butanding (Whale Sharks) for a breath-taking interaction. Visit Nag-aso (Boiling Lake), it’s a perfect natural spa and steam bath setting. Explore kilometres of stalactite and stalagmite formations in the underground river of Pototan Cave. Go through its enormous entrance to discover a river that flows from chamber to chamber along a maze of passageways.

What next?

Seen something that takes your fancy? All of these exclusive experiences are available upon request at each of our selected hotels. Simply book online and our hotels will help with the rest. Remember, booking with us using your Club membership puts you first in line for exclusive rates and added benefits such as a complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability at check-in).