Do you want a truly unique vacation experience? Yes? Then you are in luck. These four unique, magical and best kept secret vacation places on our list will surely satisfy the adventurer in you.
So without further adieu and in no particular order, here are 4 of the best vacation places you’ve never heard of.
1. Puri Lumbung, Bali
The Lumbung Cottages of Puri Lumbung in Bali were formerly rice granaries that were so integral to the farmers of Indonesia. As time passed and technology progressed, the techniques done in the farming industry made the lumbung rice granaries obsolete. Today, the Puri Lumbung rice granaries serves as one of a kind accommodations at the Puri Lumbung Resort.
In Puri Lumbung Resort, one can enjoy nature at its finest. And if seclusion is what you want, then the Puri Lumbung Resort is the perfect place to be. The Resort also offers cottages for the whole family to enjoy. There’s also a jungle cabin and villas as well as private verandas. If you want to go on hiking or jugging, the north Bali and Munduk are perfect for the activity. And with its breathtaking sceneries, tropical rain forests, and amazing rice terraces, one would really wonder if Puri Lumbung is the lost Eden.
2. Maravu Plantation Beach Resort & Spa, Taveuni, Fiji
Located in Taveuni, the third largest of Fiji’s more than 300 islands, Maravu Plantation Beach Resort & Spa is a place that will simply amaze and excite any visitor. Commited in preserving the beauty of the environment, the resort encourages its guests to practice recycling, composting, and buying locally made products only. In Maravu Plantation Beach Resort & Spa, there are private accommodations called “bures.” But the main attraction of the resort is their Treehouse. Situated at treetop level among an ancient rain tree, the decks and verandas offer uncompromised views of the ocean and surrounding forest.
If you want to visit Maravu Plantation Beach Resort & Spa, be sure to make your reservations early because spots are limited. But once you are here, expect first class and VIP accommodations from the resorts employees. They will make you experience how kings and queens are treated. The resort also offers the best Jacuzzi spa and open-air shower experience as well as complimentary massages and a tour of Taveuni’s west coast.
3. Ecohabs, Tayrona National Park, Colombia
The Ecohabs, Tayrona National Park is located at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (one of the highest coastal mountain ranges in the world) in Colombia. This 58 square miles national park is one of the most biologically diverse coastal zones in the Americas.
If you want to visit the Ecohabs Resort, you can reach it after trekking for about an hour through the Colombian rain forest. Once you reach the resort, you will be amazed most especially by the chain of secluded Cliff-side huts. The Ecohabs Resort also offers its visitors a beautiful and relaxing spa. And to fully enjoy the beauty of the Ecohabs Tayrona National Park, guided tours and hikes are offered to guests of all ages.
4. Amanpulo, Philippines
Amanpulo is located on a private island in the Philippines. It boasts of blissful beaches with calm indigo waters. Guests who visit Amanpulo are welcomed by the 42 casitas (fashioned after the traditional Philippine bahay kubo) in the island. Each casita offers private paths that lead to the sand. It also offers its guests amazing sea views.
There are many activities to enjoy in the island of Amanpulo. Scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, and windsurfing are just a few of them. If you want to go on sailing and explore Amanpulo much further, then there are small fleets of boats in the island that are for rent. Just pay the boat’s captain and he will take you out to the sea.