Ashtamudi Lake in the Kollam District of Kerala, is the most-visited backwater with a unique wetland ecosystem, a palm-shaped large body of water. It is next only to the Vembanad estuary ecosystem of the state. From the resort - be it a room built on land or one of the unique floating cottages - you get fabulous views of the backwaters. Glorious sunrises and sunsets, Chinese fishing nets, calls of the fishermen while at work mean you are enjoying a unique holiday. Glorious landscapes and grand vistas welcome visitors to the magnificent palm-shaped 'eight-armed' Ashtamudi Lake. The lake is also called the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. This lake is extremely famous for houseboats and backwater resorts. Club Mahindra Ashtamudi is located on the shores of the eight-armed Ashtamudi Lake. You can walk around in the small villages around the resort or pamper yourself with ayurvedic therapies at the spa. Refresh yourself with a cup of tea. Do some birdwatching or try your hand at fishing. Bond with your family and friends over great food. This is probably the most idyllic holiday that you have ever had. Club Mahindra Ashtamudi is easily accessible from Tiruvananthapuram (90 kms) and Kochi (175 kms) and the closest town with a rail head is Kollam or Quilon at 18 kms, located on the banks of the lake. Caressing the historic international spice trade port of Kollam, splendid backwater cruises, one of the deepest estuaries in Kerala and a serene Club Mahindra resort, Ashtamudi makes for a rejuvenating holiday any time of the year.
Mussoorie is a hill station in the Dehradun District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located about 35 km from the state capital of Dehradun and 290 km north from the national capital of New Delhi. This hill station situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges is also known as the Queen of the Hills. Club Mahindra Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora and fauna is a fascinating hill resort located on the slopes of Gun Hill which is the highest point in Mussoorie, with commanding views of snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south. The resort also offers guests comfortable, cosy space. The resort's well-appointed rooms are furnished with modern amenities and most of them offer beautiful mountain views. To make your holiday experience memorable, the rooms are also exquisitely decorated. Take a walk around the property to enjoy the crisp, clear mountain air or head to the activity centre for some indoor games. When hunger pangs hit, grab a bite or two at the restaurant. During the spring, festivals will delight the visitor. Throughout the year, enjoy nature walks and hikes or take a rafting trip on the icy waters nearby. Water sports, temples and waterfalls encourage visitors to enjoy the areas many delights. The comfortable, plush resort provides an idyllic getaway destination.
Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in Kerala which is located about 257 km from Trivandrum and well connected from all the major cities of India. Club Mahindra Thekkady at an altitude of 2,700 feet above sea level, this magnificent resort, built in traditional Indian 'machan' style, nestles within a thickly wooded plantation of coffee, cardamom, pepper as well as teak and fruit trees. The sprawling premises of Club Mahindra Thekkady is strategically dotted with 49 rooms comprising a mix of studio apartments and one bedrooms, all of them on stilts and each with a private balcony which offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding hills, valleys and forests. Besides which, all of them are done tastefully and are spacious with a variety of conveniences. For those who want to remain connected, there is internet and Wi-Fi in some areas. Enjoy a swimming pool, gymnasium and spa on the grounds, and dine on regional specialties at the Periyar Restaurant. Periyar is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks. Savor a panoramic view of Kumily town. Thekkady if famous for its wildlife reserve and considered to be a haven for natural spices and coffee plantations. It is 2 kms from Kumily, on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border and 1 km from the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Surround yourself with the effortless blend of modern luxury and nature's glory at Cub Mahindra Thekkady.
The luxurious Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is set in a 2,400 hectares game reserve, rich with fauna, flora and African wildlife. Located above the picturesque town of Pilgrims Rest, it's close to all of the amazing natural attractions of the Eastern highlands and the world-famous Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five. <br /><br />The well-appointed and comfortable rooms make the most of the sweeping views and the many activities that centre on the great outdoors. <br /><br />The resort boasts four well-established and scenic walking trails. Enjoy a game drive in the resort's open vehicles with an experienced game ranger. Kids are catered for with a special playground, games room with pool tables, 2 outside chess sets, 2 heated outside swimming pools and 3 swimming pools (not heated), table tennis and a wide range of board games. Particular attention has been made to ensure this is a family-friendly resort, complete with putt-putt course, trampolines and tennis courts. Enjoy the beautiful natural gardens surrounded by cliffs and forest-filled gorges, sweeping views, murmuring streams and cool natural pools.<br /><br />In one of the most beautiful areas in the world, this resort is truly a window to heaven. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Set high along the edge of an ancient ravine surrounded by pristine magnificence, this is a nature lover's paradise with spectacular views and every convenient facility. Built in rustic stone, timber and thatched to blend into the bush on a game farm, Little Eden is one of those rare places where man and nature exist in perfect harmony. Little Eden is an ideal escape from city madness, and a shrine to inner serenity.<br /><br />Every attention has been given to the authentic bushveld setting, with the self-catering units seamlessly combining modern Africana with the traditional farmhouse décor, including an old-fashioned claw bath tub in the luxurious bathroom. A haven for families, there's a plethora of resort action-packed activities, with artful outdoor pool, kids' playground, indoor spa, fully equipped gym, BMX track, trampoline and full tennis courts at the resort. <br /><br />Set your own pace on walks through scenic mountain kloofs where the rock pools will tempt you to stop for a drink. And for those wanting a gentle option, simply sit and absorb the peace and beauty of your surroundings as you gaze out over the bushveld, rich with birds and small game. Perhaps you might even indulge in a little fishing. The resort offers anglers excellent river-fishing opportunities. What's more, the resort's a mere 12 km drive from the town of Cullinan where you can explore museums, interesting shops, pubs and restaurants. <br /><br />Whoever you are, you'll soon see why the idyllic getaway of Little Eden offers the holiday of a lifetime. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Mount Emei Jadeite Resort is a 10-minute walk from Emei Mountain Travel Centre and 1.9 km from Mount Emei Scenic Area. It is 13 km from Emei Mountain Railway Station and a 2.5-hour drive from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport. Featuring natural wood and stone finishes, this charming property offers air-conditioned rooms with wooden flooring and scenic landscape views. It provides buffet breakfast, tour services and free parking. Featuring pleasant earth tones, rooms feature a mix of pebbled and wooden flooring. They come with a work desk, satellite TV and toiletries. Added conveniences include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff welcome and guide you at the Jadeite Resort. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. As a holy mountain of Buddhism, Mount Emei is home to a large population of vegetation and animal species, Emei monkeys can easily spotted. The scene of golden infrastructures on the summit of Emei is a rare site in China, where the golden color was limited to imperial use. The resort is close to Leshan, site of the world's largest carved stone statue of Buddha. It is 71m high and was carved between 713 and 803. No matter what your reasons for visiting Mount Emei, Jadeite Resort will make you feel instantly at home.
Six-thousand-year-old Bushman rock art is just one of the wonders at the unforgettable Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve. Located in the majestic southern Cederberg Mountains amid stunning rock formations and incredible scenery, the resort is unlike anything you'll ever have experienced. At night the sky comes to life with billions of stars, planets and shooting stars. Even the Milky Way is visible to the naked eye, although there is a mini-observatory at the resort, too. <br /><br />It is a place of sublime beauty and deep spirituality, where communing with the spirits of the land seems entirely possible. Once home to the Bushmen, it's your chance to take a deep breath and enjoy the enveloping silence and spectacular starlit skies. Built into the sandstone rock formations, the swimming pool is a stunning place to just relax with a book or enjoy a cold drink. Indulge in a little well-deserved pampering with some hot stone therapy and a soothing facial. Dump your things in the fully-equipped chalet before cooking up a storm in your indoor or outdoor braai area. Or, if the weather permits, head off to the open-air boma (fire pit) and enjoy a superb selection of Cape wines and a sumptuous feast of South African cuisine prepared by the Restaurant. Then sit back and enjoy the night sky. Cross zebra, springbok and eland off your must-see list with an exhilarating guided quad-bike safari through the Cederberg Mountains. It's a must-do. <br /><br />If you're after a totally unique holiday experience, Kagga Kamma is the place to stay. It's, quite simply, breathtaking. <br /><br />Please note, bookings for the restaurant need to be made in advance. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Steeped in African tradition and culture, the Ngwenya Lodge is in the heart of the bushveld. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the best known wildlife sanctuary in the world, the Kruger National Park, this resort provides an excellent setting for great year-round game viewing and birding. <br /><br />The deluxe chalets offer every modern convenience to make your visit the ultimate in relaxation, with fully-equipped laundry, state-of-the-art kitchen, with breakfast nook, as well as a spacious dining room and living area. Stretch out on queen-size beds, and chill out. Step out onto the veranda and sit round the patio table, relax and enjoy a family braai (barbeque). Please make sure you remember to bring your insect repellent though! <br /><br />Spend your days at one of the four game viewing hides overlooking the Crocodile River, from where you could spot anything from the Big 5, cheetah, crocodile, wild dog, hyena and a dozen variety of buck. What's more, over 300 bird species have been recorded in this twitchers paradise. Cool off in one of the six swimming pools, enjoy a round of 18-hole mini golf or tennis, indulge your inner-child and jump on the trampoline or challenge others to games of table tennis, pool or foozeball. A children's utopia, the resort has jungle gyms, board games, a PlayStation with Xbox Kinect and an entire kiddies room packed with entertainment. <br /><br />A slice of African paradise, Ngwenya Lodge is the perfect resort for holiday makers seeking an escape to remember. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Pack your worries and your swimming gear to soak away the stresses of modern living at the Nanjing Tangshan Easpring Hot Spring Resort. Possibly the top spa in China, this resort's open-air baths include 50 hot spring pools and 30 spa cubicles. Rooms are elegantly decorated in neutral colours and chic minimalism to compliment the serene ambiance of this contemporary resort. You can look forward to modern touches like broadband internet, individual aircon controls and free movies on your own TV. Let days drift by as you meander between the array of glorious spas and pools, including a main ornamental area. Each is a unique and exclusive experience, thanks to crafted theme areas, including Turkish, Balinese, Finnish and Waterfall. Try them all. And, between dips, enjoy restful naps, revel in tranqullity, or enjoy a luxurious massage. For those days you feel like being active, there are a variety of sports facilities, including a fitness centre and tennis court. On a quiet evening, find someone to play a game of chess or cards. The area is steeped in cultural tradition and heritage, making it a sightseeing delight. Nanjing, in the hills on the south bank of the Yangtze River, is the capital of Jiangsu Province. Known as the capital city of six or ten dynasties in ancient Chinese history, it has a brilliant cultural heritage that you'll enjoy exploring. Revitalise and rejuvenate the triad of mind, body and spirit at the Nanjing Tangshan Easpring Hot Spring Resort.
The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel is a perennial favourite amongst fun and sun seekers from all over the world. Its location, on what is referred to as Cape Town's Platinum Mile, puts you within easy reach of the very best that this great southern City has to offer. Step into a world of sumptuous style and subtle elegance, enhanced by wonderful understated Cape hospitality. Your unit is replete with everything you'd expect from a premium resort, including heating for when the autumn chill drifts in off the Ocean, air-conditioning to keep you cool on long, sultry summer days. There's a sparkling pool, sauna, fully-equipped gym and even a daily maid service. Breathe in the scent of the ocean and watch the sun go down from the Sunset Deck, as you sink one of our barman's inspired cocktails. The Sunset Restaurant offers culinary temptations that draw a faithful following. The Faces Cocktail Bar is a popular place to unwind after a long day, or to gather before embarking upon an evening adventure. You're on the very threshold of one of the world's most famous scenic wine routes. The palate-pleasing arts of the Cape's vintner's stretches back some 200 years! You're also just a seashell's skip away from beautiful white-sand beaches and mere minutes away from the legendary Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Shuttle buses will whisk you away to the beach many other attractions of the fairest Cape. You won't want to leave The Peninsula. Cape Town is calling and the lovely Peninsula All-Suite Hotel is waiting to welcome you.
Arroyo Roble sits somewhere between a red rock and creek bed, just off Highway 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff in breathtaking Arizona. All nine acres of the resort's grounds are beautifully landscaped and blend perfectly with the natural tranquility of Oak Creek and the surrounding Red Rock Country. The resort offers 72 intimate villas, allowing plenty of open areas for nature walks, barbecues, picnics, and quiet communion with nature. Recognizing that vacations are meant to facilitate quality time with friends and loved ones, Arroyo Roble also includes a gorgeous 15,000-foot clubhouse complete with indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and steam rooms, exercise equipment, billiards, lighted tennis courts, and much more. Though Arroyo Roble makes you feel like you're worlds away from civilization, downtown Sedona is only 30 miles away. Sedona is known for its amazing setting, amid backdrops of the vast Colorado Plateau, Oak Creek Canyon, and massive rock formations. But it also features restaurants that cater to all tastes and budgets, and shopping in the many Southwestern galleries and famous shops. Nearby you'll find Arizona Snow Bowl for skiing, the Grand Canyon, Kaibab and Prescott National Forests, Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations, the Painted Desert, and Petrified Forest National Park - some of the most beautiful natural land in the world. And the red rocks, blue skies, and green hills create the most spectacular sunsets! After a day of sightseeing, shopping, and dining, you'll enjoy retiring to your villa. It's air-conditioned, has a well-equipped kitchen, a whirlpool bath and a quiet patio or balcony. What's special about Arroyo Roble is what you'll find here, but also what you won't. See you soon.
Enjoy a mountain getaway at Banff Rocky Mountain Resort, a relaxing retreat in the heart of Banff National Park. Set amid eight acres of private parkland and surrounded by the glorious scenery of Canada's oldest national park, Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's breathtaking location and extensive amenities are certain to provide a memorable stay in the Canadian Rockies. Curl up with a good book and enjoy the fire, prepare dinner or a snack, watch the snowflakes fall and rest well in anticipation of another exciting day outdoors. Contemporary mountain lodge décor will make you feel right at home and entirely comfortable from the first day of your memorable stay. Take advantage of the resort's endless amenities, including an Indoor pool, hot tub, health and fitness club, tennis and squash courts, laundry facilities, and free shuttle to downtown Banff. Banff is a world-famous resort town that offers a wide variety of recreation and some of Canada's finest shopping and dining. The national park itself offers opportunities for camping, hiking and wildlife viewing. With renowned restaurants, decadent spas, eclectic boutiques and bustling nightclubs, Banff has ensured that guests will continue to enjoy their visits year 'round. The resort's complimentary shuttle gives you the best of downtown and the serenity of a beautiful mountain location.
Surrounded by the distinctive red rock formations of the Arizona mountains and desert, you can perfect your game on the 18-hole golf course at The Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort. Relax in air-conditioned comfort in a studio, one- or two-bedroom accommodation, complete with a well-equipped kitchen, handsome furnishings, and cable/satellite television and a DVD player. Leisure activities abound at this retreat where secluded whirlpool spas are scattered across the hillsides and swimming pools, steam saunas and a fitness center await. Escape to a desert oasis defined by astonishing natural beauty and distinctive red rock formations. Visitors flock to Sedona to discover its peaceful serenity amid graceful beauty and abundant sunshine. Whether longing for a backcountry adventure or a relaxing retreat, the mysterious energy and unparalleled charm of this Southwestern destination offer the ideal escape. Majestically perched against a picturesque desert backdrop, you can enjoy the challenge and convenience of the 18-hole golf course directly adjacent to the resort. Whether you're hiking on foot or exploring the splendor of Oak Creek Canyon and the desert vistas via a Jeep® tour, you'll look forward to returning to the comforts awaiting you at The Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort. Let mystical Sedona enchant you and call you back again and again while The Ridge on Sedona Golf Resorts provides all you need for the perfect desert vacation.
Surrounded by a magical Chill-Out environment, the Resort offers you the highest quality standards. Oasis Tulum is made to relax and enjoy an atmosphere full of natural beauty that together with two spas will provide an unforgettable experience. The Oasis Tulum is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, 59 miles from Cancun's International Airport, 10 miles from the archeological site of Tulum and 15 miles from Playa del Carmen where you can find shopping centers and restaurants. Close to the theme parks of Xcaret and Xel-Ha and ten minutes away from the charming towns of Akumal & Tulum. An 18 hole Golf Course is located next door. UPSCALE RESORT DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND! Designed with the highest standards of comfort and luxury, the resort offers 13 Restaurants, 15 Bars, 2 Spas, including a Temazcal (Mayan Sauna), multiple Swimming Pools, an Entertainment Center for shows, a Disco, movies, shops, a Dive Center and two Tennis Courts. The magnificent beach offers powder white sand and access to one of the longest and most beautiful coral reefs in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. Don`t miss the underwater wonders of this magical location. When you don`t want to hit the beach, the activities program is full of day and nighttime entertainment with an excellent and amiable staff that seeks to provide the best vacation experience available.
Tucked away in a private, sprawling nature preserve near Playa del Carmen is Hacienda Tres Rios, an all-inclusive beachfront resort on the Riviera Maya. Here, distinctively Mexican elements blend beautifully with true Mayan culture, providing a unique, unforgettable vacation experience. <br /><br />When you stay at Hacienda Tres Rios, you discover a home away from home, a sumptuous retreat filled with warmth and comfort. Each luxurious suite boasts modern décor inspired by the hacienda style of Old Mexico, with features like local mahogany furniture and marble floors. All accommodations come fully appointed with amenities such as a large, flat-screen television and DVD player, an in-room minibar restocked daily, a coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, alarm clock with iPod adapter, robes and slippers, hairdryer, and in-room Internet access. You'll sleep like a baby in the beds at Hacienda Tres Ríos, with 300-thread-count linens, extra-thick mattresses and even a pillows menu. Take in breathtaking views of the park or the Caribbean Sea from your terrace or balcony, many of which hold a spacious, soothing whirlpool tub. <br /><br />Continue the pampering with unlimited meals and snacks at all of bars and restaurants. Whether you're craving Italian, Méxican, French or Asian - or any cuisine in between - Hacienda Tres Ríos has you covered. Hacienda Tres Ríos is situated within Tres Ríos Nature Park, a 326-acre, lush utopia of rivers, freshwater springs, an estuary and a peaceful, sandy beach. Once a popular ecotourism destination for the public, the park is now open only to resort guests, providing the perfect opportunity for you to explore nature in a pristine, quiet setting. <br /><br />For the ultimate tropical "stay-vacation," come to Hacienda Tres Ríos on the Riviera Maya, and discover the awe-inspiring beauty, extraordinary nature and unique culture of the Méxican Caribbean.
A world of adventure and stunning panoramic views awaits you at The Ridge Resort. Nestled amongst the majestic mountains overlooking the spectacular waters of Lake Wakatipu, you can't help but think that you've found your own slice of paradise. The views from the windows change throughout the year; different colour palettes and textures give each passing season a distinctive beauty. A comfortable, self-service, apartment-style resort, you'll be just four kilometres from the centre of Queenstown, the premier four-season lake and alpine destination, making it the perfect launch pad to discover New Zealand's South Island. Hop on a bus and, in next to no time, you'll find yourself relaxing in one of the many exquisite cafés before indulging in a little retail therapy, or partying at one of Queenstown's fabulous nightspots. Depending on the season, you'll either be off on the slopes of one of the four International ski fields, or you'll be immersing yourself in water sports on the lake and nearby rivers. Bungee jumping is always fun, but not necessarily after you've done the rounds of the many local wineries. Whether you walk beneath the verdant canopy of the rainforest, fish for salmon in the rivers, or wander through one of the historic gold mining towns, you won't be disappointed. But whatever you do, don't miss the sublime beauty of the fiords of Milford Sound. It's as close to heaven as anywhere on earth. For a destination that will change the way you holiday, visit The Ridge Resort.
AfriCamps at Gowan Valley is located between Nottingham Road and Lidgetton in the area of Balgowan in the Natal Midlands. Right in the heart of the Midlands Meander. The Midlands Meander route is popular for its relaxed atmosphere, picturesque countryside and welcoming people. <br /><br />Five brand new AfriCamps luxury tents are situated in the new camp at Gowan Valley Guest Farm. With all the comfort of a permanent structure – proper furniture, bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a solid wooden floor – they still preserve the romance and atmosphere of staying in a tent. Both bedrooms are furnished with a queen size bed and have their own private entrance which allows maximum privacy. One of the bedrooms also contains an extra single bunk bed, so the tent will comfortably sleep a family of 5. Tents are equipped with an air conditioning unit to keep you cool during those hot summer nights and a private bathroom with a hot shower cabin, washbasin and flushing toilet. <br /><br />Balgowan is a farming area, well-loved for cycling and fishing in the many dams and streams. The Midlands caters for a wide audience from foodies to adrenaline junkies, to serenity seekers – all in the beautiful and mystical surroundings. The farm is truly enchanting with its rolling green hills, endless fields, and mighty river. You will experience an ‘English countryside’ feeling, whilst you are welcomed with true South African hospitality. Pass through indigenous forest to see the enormous 500-year-old Yellowwood tree, walk along the Mpofana River, see the newly planted kiwi fields and Nguni cattle. Take strolls through the gorgeous rose gardens on the farm and settle down at a grassy picnic spot next to the crystal clear river which flows strongly through the farm. Take a dip or try your luck and catch yellow tail or trout – strictly catch and release. In surrounding areas visit the Howick and Karkloof falls, experience the Karkloof canopy tour, trek the Midlands on horseback, visit the Nelson Mandela Capture site and spend some time at the popular Piggly Wiggly for family fun and sumptuous meals. <br /><br />Whether you're coming to the area for a wedding, to explore the Drakensberg Mountains or to play golf at some of the country’s most beautiful courses, you are definitely in for an unforgettable stay at AfriCamps at Gowan Valley.
Sudwala Lodge harks back to the halcyon days of the great safari era when blazing sunsets melted into lantern-lit romance and indulgent evenings were enriched by superlative service. Nestled in wooded valley below the famous Sudwala Caves and Dinosaur Park, alongside the Houtbosloop River, this family-friendly cluster of thatched chalets provides a perfect getaway. <br /><br />Check into air-conditioned comfort to find your chalet comfortably appointed with everything you need to self-cater in style. Mod-cons and delightful touches of hospitality span everything from microwaves and sociable barbecues to babysitting and excellent cleaning services. Hit the tennis courts. Bounce on the trampoline. Play a game of volleyball or a round of mini golf, followed by a refreshing dip in the pool or an energising soak in the whirlpool, while the kids romp safely in the kiddies' pool. Stock up on essentials at the grocery store or pick up a snack from the kiosk. Alternatively, treat yourself to a hearty meal at the bistro. <br /><br />Hiking trails and bird watching are just a few of many possible pleasurable pursuits. The scenic panorama route and many of the ever-popular tourist attractions like God's Window, the Blyde River Canyon and Bourke's Luck Potholes are there for the enjoying. The Malelane and Numbi gates to the Kruger National Park are also within easy reach. <br /><br />Come and enjoy the heart of Mpumalanga's natural splendour. Stay to enjoy Sudwala Lodge's special brand of warm hospitality.<br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.