On this expedition, we will stay in some of the world's finest accommodations. Each one has been chosen for its fine amenities and prime location. In remote areas where choices are limited, we have selected the very best available accommodation to ensure your comfort. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Set on a large garden estate, Amantaka is housed in graceful French colonial buildings. Airy and elegant throughout, the décor and furnishings reflect the town’s French colonial history. Situated just south of Phousi Hill, the resort is within strolling distance of the boutiques, bakeries and restaurants lining the town’s main street. The fabled night market, the picturesque banks of the Mekong River and the former Royal Palace are also nearby.
Designed to embody the landscape and architecture of the region, The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa exudes a tranquil and graceful elegance. The resort is surrounded on three sides by the Kise Country Club and its 18-hole championship golf course, with the cerulean shores of Nago Bay visible in the distance. A garden pathway leads from the foyer to an award-winning spa, offering treatments inspired by the harmony of nature, and restaurants on-site feature a variety of local and exotic specialties.
Nestled in the hills outside Paro, Zhiwa Ling Hotel, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World is an architectural gem that unites Bhutanese culture and heritage with 21st-century comforts. In the spirit of Bhutan’s Buddhist tradition, guests can join monks at the Meditation House, experience the tranquility of the Tea House, and enjoy a yoga session looking out at the legendary Tiger’s Nest Temple.