West Coast Safari
Enjoy a multi-sensorial experience offering travelers the most exclusive way to explore the absolute best of the West with a West Coast Safari. Beginning and ending in the Golden State, you will enjoy the exquisite landscapes and celebrated bounties of North America’s westernmost region with abundant outdoor adventure, fully catered in-flight service, top of the line accommodations, and coveted sights and experiences.
Santa Barbara, CA
Your West Coast Safari begins with a private flight to beautiful Santa Ynez wine country for a day of wine tasting and a luxury picnic at Sunstone Winery. After a relaxing and fun-filled day of wine tasting and exploring the American Riviera, your evening consists of a stay at the luxurious Belmond El Encanto Hotel, a favorited California hideaway for the past century. There you will experience a private sunset yoga session at the Hotel’s iconic Lily Pond. Take in the breathtaking views of the Santa Ynez Mountain range on a luxury sailboat tour or, season permitting, practice your divot stomping at a classic polo match at the Santa Barbara Polo Fields.
Big Sur, CA
Fly via a private helicopter ride to Hearst Castle in San Luis Obispo. You’ll enjoy a private tour of the legendary mansion and former home of a publishing magnate that took over three decades to build. Afterward, you’ll head north in a luxury vehicle on the quintessential California drive up Highway 1, one of the most scenic, coastal routes in the world. Stop in Big Sur to experience one of the region’s most picturesque hiking trails; opt for a professional photography session or a watercolor painting lesson with the bucolic, natural backdrop as your inspiration. Refresh with a hilltop picnic lunch with panoramic views afterward featuring local cuisine from Big Sur Bakery.
Napa Valley, CA
Soar over the city of San Francisco as you arrive in heavenly wine country in Napa Valley where you’ll spend the day tasting some of California’s most exclusive wines with one of the Valley’s most celebrated sommeliers. Unwind and cozy up by the fire in your serene, forested bungalow at Meadowood Napa Valley in St. Helena or spend a revitalizing afternoon at the spa.
An on-site private cooking class with Meadowood’s estate chefs paired with wines from neighboring vineyards will introduce you to new flavors, allowing you to return home with a new skillset and recipes from the Valley that will bring back memories for years to come. Explore the Valley further on a cycling tour or from a bird’s eye view of wine country while soaring through the Valley in a hot air balloon.
Jackson Hole, WY
From wine country to the backcountry, arrive in Jackson Hole in your private jet. Soak in one of the country’s most pristine natural settings. Check into the brand-new Caldera House, nestled at the base of the mountain in Teton Village. Tip your hat to the Old West with a day at the stunning Diamond Cross Ranch where you’ll horseback ride with panoramic Teton views, work as a ranch hand for bonafide cowboys and partake in a horse whispering demonstration with local legend Grant Golliher. Spend the following day on the river with a private fly fishing excursion and settle back into your luxury suite for a private chef’s dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients, craft cocktails, and fine wine.
British Columbia, Canada
Venture north to Canada’s majestic westernmost region, British Columbia, where the magical terrain’s rocky mountain ranges and lush landscapes are framed by reflective waterways peppered with petite, emerald islands. You’ll embrace the wilderness in its purest form in Tofino, with abundant wildlife sightings and endless options for outdoor adventure whatever the season. Spot whales from a float plane as you are escorted to a remote hot spring, paddle out with a local Olympian surfer, and embark on a bear watching tour by boat with the local legend. Appease your appetite with the region’s locally-sourced, sustainable cuisine prepared using indigenous ingredients by culinary artists. Even unfavorable weather is a spectacle from your front row seats to the theatrical, world-renowned storm watching in the comfort of a beautiful, oceanfront suite at the Wickaninnish Inn.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Jet down south to where the desert meets the sea and experience sunny skies, the beautiful azul seaside, and friendly Latin American culture. Your beautifully appointed cliffside ocean view suite at The Resort at Pedregal is situated on Cabo San Lucas’ most coveted parcel of land – an extraordinary 24-acre site at the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.
Enjoy unrivaled curated travel experiences from swimming with whale sharks and snorkeling with sea lions to hand making traditional tortillas and exploring rugged terrain in a 4X4. Back at the resort, enjoy authentic, fresh guacamole and sip tequila as you steep into your private plunge pool and watch the waves crash on the sand.
San Diego, CA
Complete your once-in-a-lifetime journey at Southern California’s most exclusive resort, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. Spend an afternoon at the luxurious spa or opt for a round of golf at Torrey Pines. If you are looking for more adventure in San Diego, take a private tour of the San Diego Zoo followed by a private tequila tasting and dinner in the wine cave back at the hotel. Or, cheer on the thoroughbreds and jockeys at the famous Del Mar Racetrack from the exclusive Director’s Room or from the sidelines, usually reserved for owners. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the stables, where Sea Biscuit, California Chrome, and other champions prepped for big wins at the 80-year-old track.
Feel the warm embrace of the tropical breeze and say aloha to the relaxed Hawaiian way of life when you check into the exclusive Lodge at Kukui’ula, a haven of barefoot luxury on Kauai’s sunny South Shore. Tee off at the 18-Hole Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course, explore the 10-acre upcountry farm and lake and relax on the Sunset Lanai in the luxury clubhouse. Spend a day at sea as you embark on the Mahealani, Kukui’ula’s very own 32′ Yellowfin boat. Enjoy customized half and full-day excursions, or for a more relaxing voyage, a 2-hour sunset cruise. Spend your final day at the expansive spa and enjoy a private sunset dinner on your lanai paired with wine and cocktails.
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