Want to stay connected with nature even on vacation? Well, believe us when we say that these 4 nature-friendly hotels in the U.S. will not disappoint. From their exotic locations to their enchanting beauty, these wilderness inspired hotels are any nature lover’s dream come true. Moreover, they are perfect for enjoying with your friends, family, partner, or even alone! Here are our top picks:
Located in Utah, Amangiri is nestled in the 600 acres of the Colorado Plateau, amidst the sinuous canyons and glistening gorges. Its wide range of activities allows the guests to experience Utah’s nature at its best. From climbing, hiking, and cannoning, to discovering the canyons on horseback, Amangiri assures your stay exceeds your expectations. As of 2021, the hotel has introduced its newest feature, the “Cave Peak Stairway,” which gives its guests a panoramic view of the landscape.
Located amid the snow-capped mountains and steep ski slopes, this luxury resort in Olympic Valley, California, was home to the winter Olympics in 1960. The hotel offers a ski-resort at Lake Tahoe and a championship golf course. The recreational opportunities there seem limitless! Guests can enjoy anything and everything from this long list: Nordic trails, fly-fishing, private ice rink, accessible hiking and biking trails, boating, rafting, and more. And if that weren’t enough, the hotel also offers a variety of boutiques to shop from as a more relaxing option!
With 365 days of sunshine and the warm and welcoming desert, the hotel embodies hospitality and serenity. While exploring the desert, guests can find themselves surrounded by Arizona’s thriving flora. Ranging from ancient cacti to prickly pear, there is a lot to discover. If you are looking for a more nourishing and reviving hotel experience, Miraval meets that criteria as well! It offers contemplative spaces which allow its guests to reflect and meditate and also conducts wellness experiences, which are a combination of yoga, meditation, and wellness offerings with spiritual journeys. Altogether, these features make Miraval the most ideal and wholesome vacation spot one could look for.
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If you like the openness and the rustic charm of the countryside, make this your next vacation spot! This resort and ranch is an escape from the flamboyance of cities, placing you amid nature in its purest and rawest form. It boasts 15 categories of outdoor activities, ranging from horseback riding to wilderness workshops. Some of its activities, such as cow croquet or horse whispering, are not ones that you get to experience every day or even every vacation. And the best part is, there is something for everyone to do!