One-of-a-Kind Vacation Experiences That'll Change Your Life

June 1, 2018

Vacations are an opportunity for rest and for taking a break from work, routines, and everyday stresses. In addition to offering a much-needed reprieve from the ordinary, vacations allow travelers to visit new locations, to have new experiences, and to add a little adventure to their lives. If you’re planning to take a trip in the near future, the slideshow below features one-of-a-kind experiences for you to consider that are sure to change your life.

Walk the historic shores of Italy's famous Lake Como at sunset.

Float between giant boulders surrounding Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.

Cross the Pont de Pierre bridge in France's fairy tale town of Bordeaux.

Experience, Llao Llao, Bariloche, Argentina

Soak in the mountain views in the pool at the Llao Llao resort in Bariloche, Argentina.

Experiences, Big Sky, Montana

Fish in the rushing rivers at sunset in Big Sky, Montana.

Vacation Experiences, Alila Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia

Visit the world class spa at Bali's finest beach resort, Alila Seminyak.

Experience, Xhale Villa, St. Lucia

Meditate at the edge of the world at St. Lucia's most luxurious home, Xhale Villa.

Vacation Experiences, Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico

Escape to the tropical paradise of Puerto Rico at Bahia Beach Resort.

Experience, Amanyara, Turks and Caicos

Embrace the beauty of the Caribbean in Amanyara's open-air villas.

Experiences, Alpina Gstaad Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland

Dive into the one-of-a-kind pool at the Alpina Gstaad Hotel in Switzerland.

Experiences, Big Sur, California

Drive up the Pacific Coast Highway through beautiful Big Sur on California's coast.

Experiences, Gansevoort Villas, Turks and Caicos

Jump off of the floating deck at the Gansevoort Villas in Turks and Caicos.

Fire Pit, Costero, Los Cabos

Watch the sunset by the fire pit at Costero in Los Cabos.

Destinations Hot Tub, Alpina Gstaad Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland

Relax in the hot tub in the snowy Swiss Alps at the Alpina Gstaad Hotel in Switzerland.

Vacation Experiences, Zermatt, Switzerland

Wander through the smoky trails of the Swiss Alps in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Vacation Experiences, Whistler, British Columbia

Bungee jump with the best views in North America in Whistler, British Columbia.

For those looking for a more historic—and romantic—experience, walking the shores of Italy’s notoriously beautiful Lake Como or crossing Bordeaux’s famous Pont de Pierre bridge in France at sunset are great options. Adventurous travelers would love floating or snorkeling between enormous boulders on the coastline of Virgin Gorda (pictured below) in the British Virgin Islands, and beauty-seekers would love soaking in the pool while soaking up the snow-topped mountain views at Llao Llao in Bariloche, Argentina.

Vacation Experience Featured Image Virgin Gorda

Escaping to a tropical paradise is as easy as staying at Puerto Rico’s Bahia Beach Resort or embracing the beauty of Turks and Caicos in an open-air villa at Amanyara. If travelers are willing to go long distances, the world class spa at Alila Seminyak in Bali offers ultimate relaxation. Other relaxing options include meditating on the edge of the world (or the infinity-edge pool) in St. Lucia or diving into the indoor pool, pictured below, at the spa in the Alpina Gstaad Hotel in the Swiss Alps.

Vacation Experience Gstaad Spa Featured Image

Travelers seeking a life-changing vacation experiences are also invited to drive up the pacific coastline for stunning views of Big Sur in California, to fish in the rushing rivers of Big Sky, or to jump off the floating deck at the Gansevoort Villas. The final one-of-a-kind experience featured in the slideshow involves a fire pit, a sunset, and endless natural beauty at Costero, an upscale rental home in Los Cabos. For travelers looking to take a break from the ordinary on their next vacation, the options are endless.