Exhilarating water sports for anyone and everyone visiting Rotorua

There’s possibly no better way to experience Rotorua than to undergo the exhilarating adventures of water sports amongst the freefalling water ways and natural lakes that lie interconnected in delightful abundance at this famous tourist destination. This is also probably the largest tourist area in New Zealand that affords a pretty glimpse of the still prevailing Maori lifestyle.

Water based excursions are many and vary from cruising down in a fine boat to enjoying the amazing scenery,fishing excursions and the more adrenaline pumping activities like kayaking and white water rafting. The Kaituna River is one special location where either rafting or sledging can be enjoyed with world class safety measures as well as reliable safety gear. You can also enjoy sledging where you get to drive your own vessel, manipulating your journey with the flippers at your feet while gliding or falling with the water. The real peaks include the 7m Tutea Falls that you encounter on your journey including 14 drops that will momentary suspend your heartbeat as you cascade down. The amazing thing is that the training and guidance is so exceptional that you need not have prior experience and while you are on your own down this cruise, your safety is definitely ensured. Rafting is likewise one awesome way to experience water based adventures and comes in graded levels to suit different capacities.

If one prefers a slightly less adventurous way to explore Rotorua’s unchartered waters, the jet boat is a superb choice as it takes you along a speedy ride complete with a combination of spins that will leave you dizzy with sheer delight. For the more placid temperaments, what better choice than to cruise along Lake Rotorua in a pretty sailboat basking in the awesome sunshine and scenery; or maybe sit down to do some serious trout fishing for which this area is famous.

A brief stroll away from Rotorua takes you to the sight of the splendid Millennium Hotel Rotorua whose strategic location means that it is within easy reach of Rotorua’s International Convention Centre, the world renowned Polynesian Spa as well as other main tourist attractions. As a hotel in Rotorua, the Millennium Hotel definitely lives up to a traveller’s expectations with its generous array of suites and deluxe rooms with all modern facilities. Holiday accommodation Rotorua cannot get better than this when one also considers the irresistible culinary spread laid out everyday for you to enjoy authentic New Zealand cuisine after exploring this beautiful part of the country all day.

Wadi Bashing in Abu Dhabi

Wadi Bashing is an inimitable adventure sport in Abu Dhabi. A rocky and dry riverbed is referred to as a ‘wadi’ and these are found in abundance in the deserts around the city. Wadi Bashing involves driving a 4 Wheel Drive at breathtaking speeds on wadis. This exhilarating and thrilling activity is offered by many tour operators and must be experienced by every visitor to the region. For a pleasurable stay, travellers can opt to stay at one of the Abu Dhabi luxury hotels. Boasting unparalleled luxury and modern facilities, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is the suitable choice for those seeking Abu Dhabi hotels.

Scuba Diving in Maldives, an unforgettable experience

There is no doubt that the Maldives is one of the world’s most acclaimed diving locations. Since the islands feature extensive coral reefs far removed from a significant landmass, diverse and fascinating underwater life is to be seen with exceptional water clarity. Exquisite sea creatures, different varieties of vibrantly coloured fish, sharks, manta rays and even several shipwrecks mean that the diver will be occupied at all times.

The tourist in search of an excellent Maldives resort will be delighted with the accommodation and services of Anantara Veli, Maldives, one of the exclusive Maldives boutique resorts which offers welcoming hospitality and attentive service.

Skiing in Abu Dhabi

Sand and water skiing are popular pastime activities in Abu Dhabi. The tall sand dunes in the city provide excellent ski slopes and with many tour operators offering this activity, any visitor to the city can easily experience its excitement. Water skiing in the city is just as delightful with the clear waters of the Persian Gulf presenting the ideal site for snorkelling and diving. Those on the lookout for Abu Dhabi hotels, can stay at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Situated in the legendary Liwa Desert, it is among the most favoured Abu Dhabi luxury hotels .

Mae Kok River Cruise

Mae Kok River Cruise offers a pleasant cruising experience along the Mae Kok River. This spectacular excursion passes sections of dense jungle and occasionally various tribal villages. It is a great way to experience the natural beauty of this part of Thailand. When choosing among the Chiang Rai hotels, one should consider a popular option such as Anantara Golden Triangle, Thailand, which is renowned for being among the most elegant Chiang Rai resorts.

Lahu Village

Located in Northern Thailand, Lahu Village is home to the indigenous Lahu people, who are one of the world’s most culturally diverse ethnic minority groups. Whilst their religious practices range from Christianity to Animism, dress code ranges from traditional hand-woven cloaks to T-shirts and jeans. Those in the region visiting this village can choose one of the Chiang Rai hotels for their accommodation needs. A gem among all Chiang Rai resorts is Anantara Golden Triangle, Thailand.

Snorkelling in Maldives, always delightful

The enthralling underwater life and scenery of the reefs bordering the islands of the Maldives make an ideal environment for snorkelers. Part of the appeal of snorkelling is that it may be enjoyed by all visitors, including non-swimmers, children and the elderly. The opportunity to experience the magical underwater sights of the Maldives should not be missed.

To enjoy the pleasures of the Maldives visitors should base themselves at a fine Maldives resort. In this regard the Anantara Veli, Maldives has established a firm reputation as one of the superior Maldives boutique resorts.

Surfing in Maldives, an enthusiast’s dream

The Maldives has in recent times acquired a firm reputation as an ideal surfing location. This is unsurprising when considering the glisteningly clear waters and ideal wave conditions the islands are blessed with. The islands are also relatively uncrowded, meaning that it is possible to enjoy surfing in comparative privacy. Specialist companies provide the opportunity to undertake boat trips lasting several days which enable surfing enthusiasts to experience different surfing locations. For the traveller considering Maldives boutique resorts a special place goes to Anantara Veli, Maldives, a superb Maldives resort which always satisfies the expectations of its guests.

Climbing Up The Enchanting Tiger Cave in Krabi

Known locally as ‘Wat Tham Seua’, Tiger Cave is situated near Krabi Town and is part of a complex that is used as a temple. Set amidst a jungle area, this fascinating attraction features a 1,272 step climb up a limestone tower where one can view a ‘footprint of the Buddha’ as well as breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area. One of the best Krabi resorts, Anantara Si Kao, Thailand offers travellers a sanctuary by the sea in which to work, play and explore this stunning coastal area of Thailand. Offering contemporary accommodation, this Krabi resort hotel has its own spa as well as providing an ideal venue for meetings, a family holiday or beach wedding.


Among many travellers worldwide, the Maldives is the holiday destination of choice. Situated in the warm, inviting waters of the Indian Ocean, the country is a geographical wonder. The islands are made up of coral reefs that grew around volcanoes that had gone extinct. While it has over a thousand islands in its domain, only about 200 are habitable. Each island is unique but the one thing they all have in common is their breathtaking beauty. The sandy white beaches, the shimmering blue waters and the friendly locals have all contributed to Maldives being hailed as a paradise on Earth.

At times it may seem as if the entire Maldivian tourism industry is centred around the ocean. After all, the beach is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The salty air and the sound of waves help make a soothing atmosphere that will help tourists forget their troubles. As for those looking forward to a more action filled vacation, there are plenty of activities around the beach to satisfy even the most seasoned of adventure seekers.

Parasailing is arguably the most popular and exciting water sport available in the Maldives. The recreational activity involves a person who is attached to a specially designed parachute and then towed behind a fast moving vehicle (usually a boat). Tourists are usually given the option of taking off and landing from the beach or from the boat while at sea. Some of the more powerful crafts are able to keep two or three people airborne at the same time and is a terrific activity for couples. There are few sights on the planet that can compete with the bird’s eye view of Maldives afforded by parasailing and everyone who visits here should try it at least once.

In addition to parasailing, tourists can also go deep sea diving, jet skiing, surfing and snorkelling. There are numerous places that offer excellent services. To keep things simple, travellers can choose a Maldives island resort that provides these facilities. The Anantara Veli, Maldives is highly rated among Maldives boutique resorts and has the facilities for many water sports. The hotel also has a very good spa, giving guests the best of both worlds.