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The Top 5 Forest Resorts In The World

We go on vacations to take a break from the hustle and bustle of urban living. What better way to disconnect from our busy lives than connecting with nature! While beaches and mountains are excellent retreats, the forest can take you closer to nature thanks to the greenery and wildlife.

If you are looking for a luxurious holiday in the forest, here’s our list of the top forest resorts in the world:

  1. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
    Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan is a pristine hillside retreat where man and nature coexist peacefully. It is a short drive from Ubud and its chic boutiques, bohemian artist studios, and mouth-watering street food. Travel + Leisure had ranked it numero uno among the hotels in the world in 2018. 60 suites and villas are placed within the fascinating forest. This resort is the perfect base from where you can explore Bali’s rich culture and go into the serene woods. You enter the resort by a majestic bridge above the Ayung River Valley. You can enjoy splendid panoramic views of the Ayung River gorge, rice terraces, and forest highlands from the rooftop lotus pond. You can unwind whenever you please in the two-tiered swimming pool.
  2. Sonora Resort, British Columbia, Canada
    Sonora Resort is situated in Desolation Sound, one of Canada’s most appealing and virgin regions. A visit to this resort is an eco-adventure trip with plush accommodations, brilliant service, and world-class facilities. You may come across various wildlife and some of the best salmon fishing in the world. You can see grizzly bears and orcas from an up-close, hike through the firs and cedars of the rainforest, or experience a helicopter ride to a glacier. You can enjoy a private picnic at this glacier with delicious food prepared by a trained chef.
  3. Lapa Rios, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
    Lapa Rios is located within a 1,000 acres big private nature reserve in one of Central America’s last remaining tropical rainforests. The resort is a paradise for those fond of beaches, birdwatching, and wildlife. Each of the 16 private bungalows is situated 350 feet above sea level. You are in the embrace of nature at Lapa Rios and away from the Internet or television. That’s no reason to worry because you will be enchanted by the natural sounds of cicadas and kinkajous, along with stunning ocean views. You can take surfing lessons, kayak, or a horseback ride at the nearby beach. Trekking enthusiasts will love the forest trek to spot various wildlife animals. Lapa Rios is home to many creatures such as macaws, monkeys, pumas, toucans, tree frogs. A relaxing massage followed by dinner with jungle views is a perfect way of ending the day.
  4. Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Brazil
    Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is the only hotel in Brazil’s Iguassu National Park. You only need to take a short stroll to reach the magnificent Iguazu Falls. The lovely park is open to guests even after it closes to others in the evening. So, you can have those relaxing walks without any disturbances. The Portuguese-colonial layout of this luxury hotel is reminiscent of lazy days lounging on a veranda or underneath palms. The exciting helicopter rides over the falls and spectacular jungle treks to view wildlife will leave you awe-struck.
  5. Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Peru
    Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica is located on the banks of Madre de Dios River and is encompassed by a rainforest. You will come across extraordinary biodiversity while also indulging in jungle luxury of the highest order. All the thatched-roof cabanas are equipped with hammocks, lanterns, and organic bath products. Uncomplicated elegance. You can experience charming sunsets through the treetops. The experience is excellent, but you can even walkie-talkie call your personal butler for any additional assistance.
Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Global Assignment Editor
Ryan Miller is the Global Assignment Editor at CEOWORLD magazine. He covers anything and everything related to CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, senior management executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals worldwide, whether lists or lifestyle, business or rankings. During his five-year tenure at CEOWORLD magazine, he has employed his expertise in data science across several roles. Ryan was previously responsible for data modelling and analytics, as well as secondary research, on the CEOWORLD magazine Custom Research team. He can be reached on email ryan-miller@ceoworld.biz. You can follow him on Twitter at @ceoworld.