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Spoil Dad This Father’s Day with These Memorable Trips

by Mary Melnick

May 15, 2023

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It’s not too early to start planning something for Father’s Day. Take dad on a trip he will never forget.


For the Ocean-Loving Father

Set out on a watersport adventure at Oil Nut Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Guests can try their hand at kite surfing and wing foiling at the new Deep Bay Watersports Center. Other options include sea bobbing, Hobie Cat sailing lessons, guided snorkeling and more. Oil Nut Bay offers top-of-the-line equipment and staff help to arrange a lesson or charter a boat to explore the beautiful waters and breezes.


On Oahu, Hawai’i, check out the new surf-centric hotel The Twin Fin Hotel. The hotel recently partnered with Surfline, allowing guests to enjoy complimentary surfboard and paddle board rentals. Set out on a trip to The LineUp at Wai Kai, home to Hawai’i’s first deep-water standing wave and a 52-acre recreational lagoon. Conquer the wave or take a front-row seat at The LookOut Food & Drink’s expensive lanai while watching pros refine their craft.


For the Avid Golfer

Set on the Baja California Peninsula against a dramatic backdrop, Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto in Mexico is best-known for its secluded, unspoiled setting in a location dubbed the Galapagos of Mexico. The award-winning resort is home to the exceptional TPC Danzante Bay, boasting some of the most high-stakes holes in golf. As the only TPC course in Mexico, the course showcases the vistas of Loreto Bay National Park.


Take the whole family along to Cabot Cape Breton, the famed luxury golf resort on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The resort is home to 72 charming rooms, each with an ocean view, three delicious restaurants and three world-class golf courses. Cabot Links is set in a rugged, oceanfront landscape. The course features views of Cabot Cliffs, exquisitely carved out of the Cape Breton landscape. The Nest, a new par-3, 10-hole short course, ideal for families and beginners, allows guests to play at a quicker pace.


For the Foodie

Taste the best of Mediterranean cuisine at Ibiza Gran Hotel, the White Isle’s leading independent luxury hotel. Ibiza Gran Hotel’s flagship restaurant, La Gaia by Óscar Molina, was recently the first hotel on the island awarded a Michelin star. Travelers can book a private culinary journey to learn how to prepare a feast paying homage to the island harvest.



For Nature-Lovers

Located in Ketchikan, Alaska, Salmon Falls Resort offers a thrilling, all-inclusive Alaskan adventure paired with an authentic lodge-style resort experience. Surrounded by beautiful shoreline and coastal rainforest in the Salmon Capital of the World, the breathtaking property sits at the water’s edge, surrounded by lush greenery and animals such as humpback whales, bald eagles and orcas. Excursions include guided fishing and shrimping, e-biking and hiking tours, eco-kayaking, zip lining, bear viewing and more.


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