Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows will make guests’ flights of fantasy come true with this spectacular, one-in-a-million experience. After enjoying a delicious dinner at FIG, the hotel’s seasonal bistro, adventurers will rest up for a big day in the lavish three-bedroom presidential suite, Bungalow One.
Then, at sunrise, they’ll begin an epic journey of exploration through the desert, mountains and seas of southern California—all with private guides, via a private jet. They’ll scale the majestic granite domes of the famous Joshua Tree National Park before being whisked away to Big Bear Lake for an exhilarating mountain bike tour down scenic, tree-lined slopes. Next, they’ll fly to Catalina Airport, where a helicopter will deliver them to a private boat on the harbour of this gorgeous island to spend an afternoon swimming, snorkelling or practising stand-up paddle board skills. The adventure finishes with an unforgettable feast and cocktails on deck, as the sun sets on the most unforgettable day ever. From $55,000 for a two-night stay for up to six people.
Flight of Fancy with Fairmont Le Château Montebello, Québec
Guests can take flight with this extraordinary aerial adventure from Québec’s enchanting Fairmont Le Château Montebello. They will embark on a private panoramic floatplane tour of this spectacular region, enjoying a bird’s eye view of scenic Montebello village and the majestic Ottawa River. Guests will then land on one of the twinkling lakes of Kenauk Nature, a private fish and game reserve that was originally a gift from the King of France in 1674—a magnificent retreat only available to hotel guests. The royal treatment continues with a tranquil evening back at the hotel’s beautiful log castle. From $749 per night for two people.
A Whale Shark’s Tale with Fairmont Mayakoba, Mexico
There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but having the chance to swim alongside one of the ocean’s most incredible creatures is one in a million. With this exceptional eco-cultural experience from Fairmont Mayakoba, guests will do just that—plus, get an insider’s glimpse of the magical Mayan Riviera. A guide will escort guests to a spot that’s teeming with marine life, where they’ll glide through the waves next to majestic whale sharks, nature’s gentle giants. They’ll also visit Sian Ka’an, a UNESCO World Heritage site, exploring its archaeological site and languid lagoons. Finally, they’ll enjoy a Mexican craft beer tasting, with four unique varieties. After a little biking or bird-watching at the resort, they’ll relax in a beautiful guestroom. From $456 per night for two people.
The Sky’s the Limit at Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Fairmont Vancouver Airport invites guests to grab their favourite pair of aviators and try out this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Their visit takes flight with a customised session at an official airline training facility, normally reserved for teaching and testing today's airline pilots and not open to the public. They’ll take control as the Pilot in Command aboard a Boeing 767 jet airliner for a thrilling 60-minute flight simulation. Once they’ve “landed,” they’ll return to all the comforts of a luxurious Fairmont Gold room. Guests will also enjoy a delicious continental breakfast at North America’s #1 Airport Hotel. From $999 per night for two people.
Capture the Rainforest with Fairmont Château Whistler
Guests will travel back in time and journey deep into British Columbia’s coastal rainforest with their very own private guide from Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Their adventure begins with a two-hour hike to a remote stand of 1,000-year-old trees called the Ancient Cedars—the most sacred trees of the Canadian First Nations aboriginal peoples. They’ll enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded creekside setting before taking to the air for an exhilarating flight over British Columbia’s picturesque treetops, streams and valleys via Canada’s highest tandem zipline. Then, a professional photographer will capture the moment with a private portrait session against the backdrop of Whistler’s scenic beauty. Guests will finish by relaxing in their luxurious Fairmont Gold room. From $633 per night for two people.