Traveling by private jet is the epitome of luxury travel. Whether you want to charter a private jet for a family of 7 or explore the beautiful coastal scenery in a remote destination with your other half, traveling by private jet is often the only way to do that and it enhances the experience of your trip. Below are 5 destinations that you can discover only by private jet.
1. Telluride, Colorado
Situated in the southwestern region of Colorado, Telluride is one of the best ski destinations and named the #1 ski resort in North America by Conde Nast Traveler’s annual reader survey for five years in a row. With an average of 300 inches of snowfall per year and world-class skiing terrain, Telluride is accessible by flying a private jet into the Telluride Regional Airport (TEX). Once there, visitors are greeted with beautiful views of the San Juan Mountains and a charming downtown full of luxury boutique shopping, fine dining, and glamorous resorts.
2. Explora Patagonia, Chile
Deep in the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park in the Chilean mountains of South America, Explora Patagonia is a favorite resort for outdoorsy travelers looking for a one-of-a-kind experience. With guided horseback excursions, a luxury spa, and evening lecture series, this warm mountain lodge offers something interesting even for a well-seasoned traveler.
Chile continues to be one of the top destinations that attract thousands of visitors each year and National Geographic selected Santiago, the capital city of Chile, as one of its “places you need to visit in 2018.” With scenic views of Lake Pehoe and incredible wildlife, you can access this exclusive location by flying a private charter to Teniente Julio Gallardo Airport (PNT), where you can begin your truly unique Patagonian adventure.
3. Tiwi Islands, Australia
Nicknamed the ‘Island of Smiles,’ the Tiwi Islands consist of two islands – Bathurst and Melville and are famous for their traditional lifestyle and art. From schools decorated in art murals to carved burial poles, the Tiwi people paint, weave, sculpt, carve and tell stories that give meaning to their traditional rituals.
Part of the Northern Territory of Australia, the Tiwi Islands are 50 miles north of Darwin and are inhabited by approximately 3,000 Tiwi indigenous Australians. A visit to this community via private jet into the Bathurst Island airport (BRT) provides a truly immersive cultural experience full of indigenous history and art for travelers to discover.
4. Nimmo Bay, Canada
The Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort in the British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest was chosen by National Geographic as one of its unique lodges of the world. Accessible only by helicopter, this remote resort is a beautiful secret retreat tucked away into the wilderness.
With scenic views of mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers, the resort offers wildlife encounters and farm-to-table food and wine options. Depending on what you like, you can fly-fish, whale watch, or spot a grizzly bear on a hiking trip just to name a few. Fly into the Port Hardy Airport (YZT) and take a helicopter or a Spruse Goose floatplane to Nimmo Bay for an unforgettable journey.
5. Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
Famous for being owned by Sir Richard Branson, who is a founder of the Virgin Group, Necker Island is a 74-acre island nestled in the beautiful British Virgin Islands and is frequently visited by celebrities all around the world.
The island accommodates up to 34 people in the luxury resort and is accessible by flying a private jet into the Beef Island airport (EIS). Though severely damaged by the category 5 Hurricane Irma, Necker Island plans to re-open its resort in October 2018.
With time being one of the major reasons people book a private jet charter, the ability for you to see more on your trip is important and convenient. With so many remote places to discover, booking a private jet charter ensures that you have luxury both in-flight and at your destination.