Jan 13, 2022
THE WORD WANDERLUST, WHICH STEMS FROM German, denotes a desire for adventure, to literally go wandering. While most travelers have felt the ache of wanderlust on occasion, these are truly exceptional times. After being unable to travel for so long, many find that the pull of the open road is more powerful than ever. That’s why Four Seasons coined the term “wandermust” to describe the deep-rooted need so many of us feel right now to go exploring. Travel is what connects us with other cultures and ourselves. Here are just a few of the many ways to sate your wandermust right now with Four Seasons Resorts of Asia.
Four Seasons Resorts Bali
Ubud has long has a reputation as a serious foodie destination. Now, gastronauts can indulge their inner gourmand at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan with a special chef-guided picnic under a canopy of palm trees. Enjoy calamari and satays grilled over a live fire, along with salad made from herbs from the resort’s own garden and more. Meanwhile the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has introduced the new Healing Village Spa, which features the Illume Room, Bali’s first surround-sound spa, with a heated quartz-sand massage bed to help you tune into restorative vibrations. The 10 all-suite treatment rooms also allow for a transformative rainbow eco-Vichy shower massage, while the Longevity Garden is the perfect place for couples to nourish one another with mineral-rich volcanic mud, followed by a bracing plunge in an ice bath. In the spirit of detoxing with a little bit of indulgence, couples can learn to make their own farm-to-shaker cocktails using premium spirits and freshly plucked botanicals at Telu.
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
For a walk on the wild side, join the resort’s naturalist for a visit ot the UNESCO-protected Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, a biodiverse habitat home to airborne lemurs, lizards, frogs, tree snakes and squirrels, plus stunning geological formations that are more than 550 million years old. On the 2.5-hour river safari tour, you’ll discover all sorts of wonders lurking in the ancient mangroves.
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai
Anyone looking to restore balance after a chaotic, stressful year should book a flight to Central Vietnam for the 2.5-hour Nam Hai Earth Song treatment. After having your chakras cleared with Vietnamese agarwood, you’ll enjoy a healing body scrub and soak with ginger, lemongrass and other herbs harvested from the resort’s onsite farm. Gem-tipped tuning forks are used on acupuncture points to release tension and the sounds of crystal singing bowls help bring about serenity.
Four Seasons Resorts Thailand
Learn all about the ancient Thai arts of ceramics, fabric dying and cooking at Chaan Baan at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, or dive into the “Art of Eight Limbs” with an immersive, all-day Muay Thai experience at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui with Anuphong Deesamer, the resort’s onsite master and a former professional fighter. Go off-grid with a new special glamping experience at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, complete with campfire-side cocktails in the evening.
Four Seasons Resorts Maldives
You haven’t really seen the stars until you’ve seen them in the Maldives, far from urban light pollution. With the Night Spa experience at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, you’ll enjoy a soothing Secrets of the Sea ritual under their dazzling light. Over at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, from June through November, you can witness the world’s largest known population of manta rays in a feeding frenzy. You’ll even get to snorkel alongside these majestic giants with experts from The Manta Trust. Hop aboard the three-deck, 11-berth Four Seasons Explorer for epic oceanic adventures or live out your Robinson Crusoe fantasies at Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah.
All photos courtesy of Four Seasons Resorts of Asia.