Do you dream of warm beach days gazing out onto endless blue waters and snorkeling at your leisure? How about spending your day on a boat cruising down a lazy river and searching for the exotic wildlife that may make an appearance? Our clients take classic water activities and elevate them to ensure that your next warm-weather vacation is simply unforgettable. Read on to see the top 5 water experiences that you can have with the JG Black Book Collection.
The name Zanzibar is synonymous with picturesque pristine white sandy beaches and alluring azure waters. The coastline is laced with winding creeks and mangroves, and the sea is awash with magnificent creatures awaiting discovery. Whether it’s exploration, relaxation or sheer adrenaline you seek, Zanzibar has numerous activities on, in or under the water. Scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, knee boarding and sailing on catamarans are just some examples of the water activities guests can enjoy. Elewana Klindi Zanzibar also offers an unapologetically romantic experience on a sunset dhow trip, complete with cocktails, canapes and a gorgeous sunset over the Indian Ocean. Climb on board with your loved one and watch the gorgeous African sunset as you sail around the spice island and enjoy a truly magical evening.
The best trips are those that are uniquely designed for you, helping you escape crowds of tourists and spend private time exploring with your family. With the Global CommUnity “Jewels of Italy Itinerary,” you’re invited to discover the Amalfi Coast on a private boat to Capri. Your excursion will begin in the port of Sorrento, where you’ll sail with a professional skipper-guide towards the Isle of Capri. During the trip, several stops allow you to swim in the crystalline Mediterranean Sea. Once at Capri, you’ll take a tour around the island, passing through the Faraglioni Rocks and near the wonderful Blue, White and Green Grottoes. On board you can enjoy a light lunch and refreshing drinks. If you want to further explore the island, take the cable car up to the Piazzetta or simply sunbathe and soak in the serenity and exclusivity of your private boat before returning to Sorrento in the late afternoon.
The Kazinga Channel in Uganda is a 32-kilometer long channel, rich in wildlife, that links lakes Edward and George. Boat trips down the channel depart from Mweya Safari Lodge (about an hour’s drive through the park from Kyambura Gorge Lodge) and last 3-4 hours. The boat cruise provides a wonderful opportunity to photograph the many animals that come to cool off at the water’s edge, including lions, buffalos, hippos, elephants and leopards.
Most people can agree that water activities are extremely fun. There’s something inherently entertaining about soaring across the water or by taking a dip to feel instantly refreshed. In Cusco, you can enjoy different water sports such as paddle boarding and kayaking across the Piuray Lagoon, all while being surrounded by breathtaking Andean landscapes. Once you’re done in the water, you can sit back and soak up the unique energy of the Sacred Valley. Feeling the sun on your face with the water of the ancient lagoon below you and the pure and revitalizing air of the Andes all around is sure to be an experience you will never forget.
This is the perfect time of year to enjoy a cruise on a traditional Omani dhow along the beautiful shores of the coast. Settle on the cushion-covered deck of your Arabian sailboat, enjoy the cool sea breeze and soak in the breathtaking views of Oman’s coastline and capital landmarks. On this three hour journey, you’ll cruise past sleepy villages, medieval forts, Muttrah’s Corniche, old Muscat harbor and the Mirani and Jalali forts standing guard over the Al Alam Palace. After you experience all the sights, take in the sunset from the deck of the dhow. The Chedi Muscat’s expect concierge team can arrange this unique experience for you.