Through opening the Inkaterra Guides Field Station to guests, Inkaterra has come full circle in their mantra of spreading “conservation through tourism”. The educational aspect of staying at their other more well-known luxury properties around Peru is not just an enhancement here, it is a fully integrated experience for those seeking out a transformational travel experience.
June-August is typically unbearably hot in the southwest of the United States. For travelers called to red rock deserts, stunning canyons, fascinating geology and a rich indigenous culture, consider venturing to Chile’s Atacama Desert during these months. Home to the world’s highest and driest desert, the far northern region of Chile has increased in popularity over the past several years, but a visit during the “shoulder season” will give you volcanic peaks and geyser basins all to yourself - true desert solitude.
While Hacienda Bambusa may be located in the heart of Colombia’s Coffee Triangle, the owners are truly passionate about cultivating cacao to produce fine, artisanal chocolates. Cacao is harvested in two seasons, and the main harvest occurs from April to June and guests staying over these dates have the opportunity to get in on the action.
If you want to learn to surf, seek the warm waters of Costa Rica and the soft, friendly sand bottom beach breaks of Santa Teresa. The Nicoya Peninsula boasts some of the best surfing in the world, with consistent swell and excellent beaches for beginners. Latitude 10 Resort can connect you with a private local surf coach to take you from kook to consistently catching and riding waves by the end of a week, no matter your experience or age!
The quality of Zuleta’s horses and the expertise of their local riding guides and cowboys is reflected in the yearly return of guests for whom a week of riding through the Andes above Hacienda Zuleta is an annual experience. But you don’t have to be an equestrian expert to experience the 4,000 acre historical working farm and surrounding countryside on horseback.