The Unforgettable Travel Experiences To Gift Your Dad This Father's Dayby | June 13, 2019
Father's Day is just around the corner, and with it comes the perfect occasion to splurge your savings on some gifts. Chances are you've already given your dad pretty much everything that's crossed your mind in the past years, ranging from personalised stationery to office accessories. So what do you have in mind this time around? If brainstorming over the past few weeks has lead to a dead end, leaving you with no distinct gifting ideas in mind, you've come to the right place.
With summer comes the mood to indulge in getaways, and what could be a better idea than to combine your Father's Day gift and an impending vacation into one! We are talking about a travel experience that doubles up as the ideal present for your father. Before you pack your bags and get started, read through our list of exotic and amazing destinations around the globe, ones that will help you create an unforgettable experience.
If He Would Like To Explore The Great Outdoors
Nothing comes close to an adventure in the great outdoors. And when the outdoor in discussion involves the backcountry of the old wild West, the experience is bound to be impressive.
Located 7,000 feet above sea level in Jackson Hole, Amangani’s three-storeyed edifice forms the perfect summer getaway, complete with picturesque views of the Teton Mountains and the majestic valley in Wyoming. It helps that the property is situated close to places of interest; the Grand Teton National Park is just a short walk away while the Yellowstone National Park, home to numerous wild species such as the Bison and the Elk, is approximately 40 minutes away. Expect to be greeted by spellbinding views of canyons, plains, deserts, and mountains if you happen to be driving into Wyoming. From May 6 through July 31, the resort’s Adventures in the Wild, a programme which includes guided tours in search of wild animals, is up and running, making it the perfect Father’s Day retreat. Also, on offer is a private jet journey to Amangiri in Utah, the only other U.S property. Explore the extensive flora and fauna as you check off the ultimate national park bucket list with Zion, Bryce, Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone.
Price: INR 1,32,135 onwards per night
If He'd Want Insider Access To Football
Villa Magna, Madrid
For an unforgettable stay in the Spanish capital, explore palatial luxury at the Villa Magna, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, an elegant abode that overlooks the grand Paseo de la Castellana. Indulge in delectable tapas and cocktails at the Magnum bar or delve into the breakfast buffet spread at the in-house restaurant.
Close to the resort lies the famed Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, a football enthusiast’s haven that makes it all the more reason for you to gift this exciting experience to your father. The vast grounds that were named in 1979 after the then club President have been home to Real Madrid since their completion in 1947. Visit this expansive stadium which happens to be one of the most famous and expensive football venues in the world. You can indulge in coveted club merchandise and if lucky, see your favourite footballers bend it on the grounds.
Price: INR 47,000 onwards per night
If He Yearns For A Wellness Experience
The Farm at San Benito
Technology, though useful, can sometimes be overwhelming and all you want to do is disconnect and relax, even if it’s for a few days. If you have something similar in mind as a gift for your dad, we suggest you head to The Farm at San Benito, Philippines. An eco-luxury health resort that offers comprehensive and supervised programmes, this is the ultimate retreat for anyone who is seeking tranquillity. The quiet wilderness offers a sense of calm as you take a walk around the villas inspired by traditional Filipino housing or take a tour of the private gardens. On the food front, the resort offers plant-based vegan cuisine to cleanse your palate. Named ‘Best Medical Wellness Resort in the World’, one of its 56 internationally-acclaimed awards, The Farm’s life-altering escapade is definitely one to experience.
Price: INR 31,015 onwards per night
If He's Got A Love For History
Hotel Bernini Palace, Florence, Italy
Want to delve into the old world charms whilst enjoying contemporary facilities? Hotel Bernini Palace, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, provides all that, and more. Situated on the banks of the river Arno, the property offers a picturesque view. The Tuscan-inspired interiors form the perfect backdrop for a memorable picture to take home, as do architectural marvels that are a stone’s throw away. Walk to Palazzo Vecchio, the 13th-century town hall of Florence or the Duomo—the mesmerising cathedral that has tourists come in from all over the world for just a glimpse. There are also enthralling pizzas and gallerias in the vicinity, and you can also see Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’s David, an iconic attraction. A splendid getaway for you to bond with your father, Florence’s history and majestic views are indeed a thoughtful present.
Price: INR 25,532 onwards per night
If He Would Like To Relax In The Mountains
Mosaic Hotels, Mussoorie
Located in the enchanting mountains of Uttarakhand, Mosaic, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, presents visitors with a vibrant boutique experience. An array of flowering plants welcome you to the lobby that leads the way to pristine guest rooms featuring a mix of vivid prints and bright furnishings. Prepare to relax with a swim in the indoor pool or enjoy a panoramic view of the Doon Valley, which lights up to a bewitching view come evening. If you or your dad have a penchant for cooking, you can hone your culinary skills, learning to make delectable dishes at the class organised within the resort. Unwind with a traditional Ayurvedic treatment which awaits guests in the in-house spa. To top it all, indulge in some Father’s Day celebration with the property’s special bed and breakfast for the occasion.
Price: INR 10,999 onwards per night