This Father’s Day, treat dad to a trip filled with his favorite activities. Whether he enjoys fishing, golf, watersports or a bit of R&R, we’ve rounded up adventures perfect for a family getaway this Father’s Day and beyond.
For the Dad Who Loves to Fish - Salmon Falls Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska (pictured)
Located just 90 minutes from Seattle, the 51-room resort offers incredible opportunities for outdoor adventure, and the ease of access means guests can spend more time reconnecting with nature and less time in the airport. Ketchikan has been called “The Salmon Capital of the World” and the area is beloved for its rich Alaskan culture and pristine wilderness. For a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, book the Floatplane Fishing Adventure and enjoy a scenic chartered flight. Land in remote spots to enjoy a guided fishing experience where very few people are privileged to go each year. Cap off the trip with a salmon roe & wine pairing to experience the freshest salmon roe that rivals the best in the world and further elevate the tasting affair with hand-picked wine pairings.
For the Watersports Junkie - Oil Nut Bay on Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Only accessible by boat or helicopter, Oil Nut Bay is entirely surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. The British Virgin Islands is known as the Sailing Capital of the world, but guests should try their hands at kite surfing and wing foiling, the hottest new watersport, at Oil Nut Bay’s new Deep Bay Watersports center in the new Marina Village. Oil Nut Bay has top-of-the-line equipment and staff will arrange a lesson or charter to take advantage of the perfect breezes and waters.
For the Foodie Father - Ibiza Gran Hotel in Ibiza, Spain
For the dad looking to expand his culinary palate, look no further than Ibiza Gran Hotel. The hotel is driving the island's epicurean revival with the opening of two global gastronomy superstars, Zuma and ASAL, along with an spirited new late-night venue, Club Chinois. These three incredible new offerings join the hotel’s newly-appointed Michelin star restaurant, La Gaia by Óscar Molina. Book a private cooking class with local produce and farm-to-table ingredients, spend the day on a sunrise to sunset culinary journey with Chef Oscar Molina or get lost among the vines at Ibiza’s first organic winery followed by a customized tasting menu paired with wine picked by the hotel’s expert sommelier.
For the Marine Life Fanatic - Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto in Loreto, Mexico
Loreto, Mexico is best known for its secluded, unspoiled setting on the Loreto Bay National Marine Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site. Dubbed the “Galápagos of Mexico,” the park is home to nearly 800 animal species. Guests staying at the award-winning Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto can book LED night stand-up paddleboarding or hotel-led scuba diving tours to see the underwater wildlife that lives in the “aquarium of the world.” Take advantage of Villa del Palmar’s Father’s Day Sale and save with a 36% discount. In addition, he’ll receive a free massage at the award-winning 39,000 square foot Sábila Spa. This is a limited time offer (booking window between June 10 – 20, 2022), but guests will have the freedom to travel from June 13 until September 30, 2022!
For the Golf Guy - Cabot Cape Breton in Inverness, Nova Scotia
Cabot Cape Breton is known as a bucket list destination thanks to its dramatic setting atop majestic cliffs. The resort includes a charming 72-room lodge with ocean views from every room, 3 exquisite restaurants featuring the freshest seafood in the world and 36 holes of world-class golf. Cabot Links is set in a rugged, oceanfront landscape and Cabot Cliffs is exquisitely carved out of the Cape Breton landscape with postcard-worthy panoramas and rich rolling fairways. The Nest is a new par-3, 10-hole short course from Rod Whitman and Dave Axland, perched atop the highest point of Cabot Cliffs. A shorter course with quicker pace of play is meant to be more inclusive and appealing to a variety of people. With options for twilight, replay and 9-hole rounds, there are plenty of opportunities to maximize play during a visit to Cabot Cape Breton.
For the Oenophile – San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
Travelers looking for one of California’s most appealing wine regions should consider the “American Riviera,” offering a serene yet sophisticated experience with some of the best culinary experiences in the state. Tucked in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, San Ysidro Ranch is the perfect home base. Book the California Wine Country Package to experience the best of the region. The package includes a local wine and cheese amenity, a one-day bike rental and gourmet picnic basket, private in-cottage wine tasting, a four-course dinner at Stonehouse, a wine cellar tour, a private wine tasting trip to the Santa Ynez Valley and a vinatherapy wine wrap at the Salon & Spa.
For the Eco-Conscious Dad - ‘Alohilani Resort on Oahu, Hawaii
Located steps from the beach in the center of Waikiki, ‘Alohilani is a welcoming and relaxing oasis of tranquility in the heart of the city. The resort is on track to become the first carbon neutral hotel in the state of Hawaii and is now powered by 100% renewable electricity and certified by Green-e Energy. The Love Dad Getaway Special includes exclusive Longboard Club Access (with breakfast, daily happy hour and more) and a $50 or $100 resort credit based on the room category booked. Guests can also book a special tree planting experience at Gunstock Ranch on Oahu’s famed North Shore. Each tree planted is tagged with an individual radio-frequency identification so that guests can track their tree throughout its lifetime.
For the Dad who Wants it All at Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas in Cabo San Lucas
Set in rolling desert foothills that lead to 1.2 miles of pristine beachfront on the Pacific Ocean, Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas offers three pools, a saltwater lagoon that winds throughout the property, multiple restaurants, Seaside Spa with outdoor treatment rooms, cooking classes, a mini waterpark, 24 hour Tacos & Tamales menu, mixology classes, movie nights under the stars, outdoor yoga classes, new pickleball courts and a new Greg Norman Signature golf course that has been voted one of the best courses in Mexico. In addition, the resort is offering a 60% discount on a second treatment for Father’s Day when purchasing a service of 80 minutes or more, as well as a special Father’s Day dinner menu.