Movement is very fascinating as it constantly allows you to see new things. But sometimes, stillness beats movement. What stillness does better than movement is that it seizes the moment for you. And that moment no one ever wants to go by. Therefore, there are certain places in this world where you can cherish stillness in its absolute form. How about you quit the noise of movement for some time and dwell in the calm of stillness? We bring you few truly magical stargazing resorts where you can connect with the galaxy without any compromise on luxury!
andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
This place is more than able to make you forget the entire hubbub around you and enables you to ponder life. Deep into the sand dunes of Namib Desert in Southern Africa, sits this gorgeous accommodation where tranquillity echoes in every corner. andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge has variegated activities to do from a romantic stargazing night to peaceful picnics in the desert.
The lodge overlooks golden African sand dunes and mountains, so you can truly fathom an unimaginable stargazing experience after dusk. If you wish to indulge in some action, activities like quad biking, hot air balloon safari, hiking are always there. All in all, andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is an experience that’ll erase the unwanted existent rush in no time.
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine
This historic accommodation lies amidst Spain’s verdant Duero Valley. Abadia Retuerta dates back to 1145 and is a celebrated Spanish heritage site as it is one of the only two abbeys that survived Napoleon’s unmerciful era. It’s a massive estate of around 1,730-acres possessing a Baroque-Romanesque architectural design.
With luxurious accommodation overlooking expansive vineyards and cerulean Spanish skies, this place also wooes you with its gastronomic restaurant and a nurturing spa and wellness facility for you to leave your stress behind closed doors.
But the best thing has to be the otherworldly stargazing experience. The hotel provides visitors with short astrophotography sessions to witness what stillness brings to the brain. They also arrange sports like horse riding, sports car drives and many more. Long story short, get there ASAP.
The Little Neil
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This is once in a lifetime kind of an experience. It is truly in a league of its own. The reason that the Little Neil stands out is essentially because it offers a private Audi Q7 tour and an astronomy guide who’ll make you expose to the celestial bodies like meteor, shooting stars and constellations.
Yeah, stargazing is truly luxurious here! Enjoy the stellar experience up close through binoculars with your dearly beloved getting cozy in blankets and wine, and soak up the the bright skies and indulge in the calm of nature in the Aspen Mountains.
Sunriver Resort is definitely a picture perfect destination hotel as it sits amidst the Cascade Mountains, Sunriver, Oregon, making it an exemplary location for outdoor recreation activities. The resort expands up to 3,300 acres and offers activities like golf, biking hiking, spa and wellness, kayaking, rock climbing and more.
Sunriver also exposes you to a heavenly experience of stargazing through their 30-inch Newtonian telescope and informational presentations about the world beyond Earth. Yeah, get ready for an interstellar experience!
Amidst the unblemished island of Koh Kood, lies this beautiful hideout of Soneva Kiri which has the entire Thailand meld into it. From exhaustive wilderness to white sand beaches, Soneva Kiri has it all. This fourth largest and least populated island is known for its exhaustive biodiversity which makes this eco-friendly resort even more inviting.
Soneva Kiri has an Observatory which enables visitors to get lost in stargazing into the open skies away from the chaos of a metropolis. With the help of astronomy guides, you’d soon be able to identify Jupiter’s Moon and Saturn’s translucent ring.
So, perhaps this might encourage you to cherish the quie for a while and stray in between the stars and galaxies. And maybe who knows you might find those answers you’re looking for while you are stargazing and busy talking to the universe. After all, as they say “It’s all written in the stars”.