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4 Hotels with Summer Camp-Inspired Experiences for Adults

by Katie Skrzek

May 15, 2024

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Do you long for the excitement of going away to summer camp? Nostalgic travelers interested in creating new summer camp memories have the opportunity to do so at these four luxury resorts around the world.

 

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Alila Ventana Big Sur

Reopening later this month, this property in Big Sur, California, overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Start your day with yoga class or a guided hike. The resort’s Alila Experience Program allows guests to select a workshop or activity best suited to their interests, including astrophotography, painting, knife crafting, ax throwing and more. Stop by Social House at the end of the day for a gourmet version of s’mores.

 

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Carmel Valley Ranch

Set on 500 acres in Carmel Valley, California, this resort offers extensive indoor and outdoor experiences for guests of all ages. Take part in activities including archery, falconry, hiking, tennis, workshops at the apiary, wine tasting, ice cream making and more.

 

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Silvestre Nosara Hotel & Residences

Opened in February 2024, this property is situated in one of Costa Rica’s best surfing locations. Whether a novice or a pro, the resort’s surf concierge arranges a custom surf camp experience during your stay. The resort also offers complimentary breakfast, saunas, cold plunges, wellness programming, a rooftop lounge and more.

 

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Southern Ocean Lodge

This all-inclusive property on Kangaroo Island, Australia, tailors itineraries to match each guest. Explore the region’s landscapes on outdoor excursions at Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Go on a nocturnal safari. Learn about winemaking from local winemakers. The resort’s restaurant features a daily changing menu utilizing seasonal and local ingredients.

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