For an amazing travel adventure Destinations in Paradise offers both luxury and a chance to help save endangered species and animals. Now don’t think this is some hippy backpacking escape, on the contrary, Destinations in Paradise offers luxurious resorts in Mexico, California and Hawaii all involved in protecting native species.
Guests can experience whale and shark encounters, hiking in national parks, art and wine festivals and observing rare turtle hatchling releases in Mexico. In Hawaii, they support the Kauai Humane Society, which is the island’s only animal shelter. For those who desire a bit of culture there are plenty of art and wine festivals to enjoy and all three destinations are surrounded by pristine natural landscapes.
BIG ISLAND, HAWAII
Located in Mauna Kea Coast. The property offers three pod-style pavilions under one roof. This expansive estate is ideal for group travel or for those yearning for privacy and tranquility. The resort includes gym, tennis court, PGA golf course and an art collection.
Other features on the estate include five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half bathrooms. The property is surrounded by pristine and lush tropical flora, palms, heliconia, and plumeria along with numerous water features throughout the property.
CASA BELLAMAR, CALIFORNIA
Set in the beautiful Gulf of California, in Cabo San Lucas this ocean front property offers stunning views set amongst spacious natural surroundings, with colonial San Jose del Cabo just 15 minutes away. The property offers complete privacy and luxury.
Casa Bellamar boasts unique interior and outdoor spaces with an exquisite modern design. The property features the main house and four separate guest casitas for a total of eight bedrooms, and fifteen bathrooms - sleeping eighteen in total. The large property also features 100 metres of ocean frontage, a heated pool made from custom mosaic tile, two thatched-roof palapas, one with swim-up pool bar and the second on the private beach, a solar-lit tennis court.
CASA BELLAMAR, CABOS SAN LUCAS, MEXICO
Casa Bellamar’s oceanfront property offers absolute privacy and seclusion and is located just 15 minutes from San Jose del Cabo. Casa Bellamar is one of rarest beach destinations in the world and to match this claim to fame, the property boasts large interior rooms and outdoor spaces exquisitely designed for those who love a little luxury. Of course stunning views are also part of the what makes this property so desirable.
This self-sustainable property offers privacy and easy access to colonial San Jose del Cabo via the newly paved scenic road, or head east to any of the idyllic beaches known for surfing and snorkeling.
There is plenty to keep you occupied including pristine white beaches with warm crystal clear water, windsurfing, kiteboarding, fishing and diving.
Destinations in Paradise recently launched a turtle tracker (to assist worldwide research into their largely unknown migratory habits, and will help protect seven of eight endangered species around the globe). Over 180,000 baby turtles were additionally released last year to help increase survival, thanks to Destination's support. Guests of the resort are also able to track the lives of these turtles. Destinations in Paradise can arrange trips for guests to witness the hatchling of turtles which is an experience to remember.
Destinations in Paradise is a philanthropic company involved in the protection of native species in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and animals in Hawaii. They are invested in the protection of newly hatched sea turtles in Mexico, and have GPS trackers placed on adults to assist worldwide research into migratory habits to protect seven of eight endangered species around the globe. There is a beach ATV for to help with research and patrol the beach to protect the turtle egg nests. More than 600 2-hour old baby turtles were released last year to increase survival odds.
In Hawaii, they support the Kauai Humane Society, which is the island’s only animal welfare organization. Kauai Humane Society is dedicated to fostering respect, responsibility and compassion for all animals and enriching lives by nurturing healthy relationships between pets and people. The organization has matched funds to help transport animals to the mainland and supported capital improvements to maintain the health of sheltered animals. A dedicated van for society to use in their role as inspection agents for the Agriculture Department has also been provided to transport healthy animals to the state.