Stargazing dreams come true at these resorts...
Do you love gazing wistfully at the night sky? Are you intrigued by celestial events? Congratulations, you’re a fellow astrotourist! More & more travellers these days are seeking “dark” places, where the night sky is the clearest & stargazing is the most rewarding. These are our favourite destinations for a spot of star searching…
INDONESIA – Bawah Reserve
Each night spent in this remote corner of Indonesia promises a spectacular star show. Join weekly stargazing sessions on the jetty, where there’s a telescope & a resident expert to teach you about different constellations & stars; or enjoy the night sky from the comfort of your suites, or while dining at the signature restaurant, Treetops. You’ll see constellations, shooting stars & may even witness a meteor shower!
MALDIVES & THAILAND – Soneva
Soneva takes astrotourism very seriously & because all three properties are located in areas that have very little light pollution, guests will be treated to spectacularly starry skies. From retractable roofs in some rooms, to overwater observatories, resident astronomers & incredibly powerful telescopes, the resorts are perfectly equipped to explore the galaxy. Soneva Jani is home to Eleos, the largest and most powerful telescope in the Maldives!
NEW ZEALAND – Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses
The South Island of New Zealand is renowned for being one of the top locations in the world for stargazing, and located at the base of the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain, this resort is made for astrotourists. Its luxurious Tree Houses serve as your bedroom in the sky, where large windows bring the tree canopy into your bedroom & provide impressive views of the dramatic horizon… & beyond.