Iconic US resorts showcase the splendors of the American landscape to families from the Middle East
This Eid, Middle Eastern families can bask in a luxury experience set against the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the United States (US). From verdant forests to dramatic desert settings, the US offers an immensity of natural beauty that The Ritz-Carlton showcases to poetic effect through its luxuriously laid back retreats.
For families from the Middle East looking to bring in Eid-ul-Fitr amidst new landscapes, adventures, cuisines, cultures and lifestyles, The Ritz-Carlton hotels in this region offer a break from the ordinary. With a focus on tailoring services to the unique needs of each member of the family, including programs such as Ritz Kids that keep the younger guests engaged and entertained, The Ritz-Carlton offers a memorable journey for the young and young-at-heart. From a lush green resort in Georgia that introduces travelers to true Southern hospitality to Caribbean beachside hideaways that help children and adults rediscover the magic of the ocean, each natural setting enhances the Ritz-Carlton luxury lifestyle in the Americas.
TREE-LINED TRAILS AT THE RITZ-CARLTON LODGE, REYNOLDS PLANTATION
The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, one of the most stunning lake resorts in Georgia, transports guests to a place far away from daily cares and pressures, and families to a place of renewed connection. Cradled by verdant hills where Georgia pines tower to the sky, it is little wonder that the family born to this land called it “Linger Longer.” Southern charm and stunning tranquility make this luxury resort a true gem, treasured by those who appreciate the magnificence of nature and the joy of simply letting go.
It is a place for families to band together and experience nature’s gems through hikes and scavenger hunts, fishing or bird watching. Children can indulge in a special treat with a night of fun by camping outdoors.
How to get there: Direct flights are available to Atlanta, Georgia via Etihad Airlines, Emirates or Delta, and transportation arrangements ensure an easy arrival to the resort.
DESERT LIFE AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, DOVE MOUNTAIN
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain offers a sanctuary of natural beauty framed against the Tortolita Mountains. The only resort in Arizona to receive a ‘Forbes 5-Star Hotel’ rating, this luxury Southwest retreat allows guests to discover how easy it is to be inspired by the land revered by the Hohokam Indian inhabitants of centuries past. With adventure programs and world-class hiking for children and adults, the resort is a dream oasis in this desert land where adventure and a gracious spirit enable you to enjoy life’s best moments.
There are a variety of activities for adults and children ranging from hiking and biking to aerobics and yoga. As part of the in-house Ritz Kids program, children can look forward to discovering and learning about the local culture and surroundings through expeditions that cover the rodeo way of life as well as Tucson’s desert ecosystem.
How to get there: Fly direct to Tucson, Arizona, via Etihad Airlines, and allow the hotel to arrange transportation to the resort.
MOUNTAIN MAJESTY AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, BACHELOR GULCH
Evoking the great mountain lodges of the American West, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch transports families to a place of renewed connection. Nestled in an exclusive enclave on Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado, this luxury resort inspires and encourages guests to unwind and relax or gear up and set out to discover the magic of mountain life.
Families can organise ski trips, running and biking trips hike through the refreshing Colorado mountain air or make s’mores over a glowing fire pit. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch helps families dictate a pace as gentle or exhilarating as they like, with unparalleled ski-in, ski-out access, top-ranked golf courses, a world-class spa and fine dining at Wolfgang Puck’s renowned Spago.
How to get there: Fly to Denver via Seattle on Emirates Airlines, and the concierge will facilitate a private pick-up or transportation service.
COASTAL VIBES AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, ST. THOMAS
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas embodies the relaxed refinement of the US Virgin Islands and offers guests a destination to experience and enjoy the Caribbean lifestyle. Surrounded by crystal blue waters, white sand and lush tropical greenery, the breathtaking 30-acre, oceanfront luxury hotel is a Caribbean marvel styled after traditional island architecture, but richly updated with all of the contemporary comforts.
A variety of outdoor adventures, including guided night-time snorkeling sessions through reefs, stargazing and a study of nocturnal creatures will keep the entire family immersed in a one-of-a-kind experience. Families can also enjoy outdoor movie nights or island hop in a luxury yacht to enjoy a day of snorkeling and swimming.
How to get there:Fly to St. Thomas via Atlanta on Delta Airlines, and allow us to organize a private transfer to the resort.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 91 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, and for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).
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