Oct 26, 2020
Want to cultivate life skills and still retire to your fluffy four-poster at night? Try the experiences at these luxury hotels.
Rock a full-body beekeeper getup and venture into the onsite apiary to extract honeycomb, or pull on a pair of waders to learn about wetland ecology and how to shuck oysters at this luxury lodge on Tasmania’s spectacular Freycinet Peninsula. saffire-freycinet.com.au; doubles from US$1,500.
Help save the pangolin at this Cambodian jungle retreat where you can spend a full day with the rangers learning to track animals and protecting the 400-hectare wildlife corridor from poachers. wild.bensleycollection.com; doubles from US$2,345.
Grab your binoculars and set out on a trek through the surrounding 10-million-year-old rainforest with resident naturalist Irshad Mobarak to spot Malaysian birds and wildlife. thedatai.com; doubles from US$588.
This remote luxury capsule stay teaches you how to chop wood, smoke food and cook your own meals in Dutch ovens and skillets at its Forest Kitchen. hoshinoresorts.com; doubles from US$1,723.