Where the Wild Things Are . . . in Four Seasons Destinations

Nevis, Costa Rica, Thailand, Jackson Hole, Punta Mita and other Four Seasons destinations offer some of the best opportunities for interacting with creatures great and small in their natural habitat.

Mar 12, 2012
  • Green Turtles in the Waters by Four Seasons Resort Nevis
  • Elephant Life Experience Camp at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
  • Four Seasons Resort Langkawi's Mangrove Safari
  • Bison in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
  • Costa Rica's Adorable Three-Toed Sloth
  • Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle Offers Mahout Training
  • Go Whale Watching While at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita México
  • Swim with Whales While Visiting Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
  • Playful Vervet Monkeys in Nevis
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Go snorkelling in the clear, warm waters of Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies, and you may encounter ocean-dwelling wildlife like these green turtles.
Photography Thinkstock
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A full day of elephant training and riding awaits guests at the Elephant Life Experience Camp at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
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Four Seasons Resort Langkawi offers several wildlife-viewing activities. During a mangrove safari, you’ll get to explore this unique ecosystem and the aquatic creatures that call it home.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
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At Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole, guests can spot bison, elk, black bears and other animal inhabitants on self-guided wildlife drives in a Mercedes-Benz SUV. A guided tour of Grand Teton National Park with the resort’s resident biologist is a great way to see and learn about mountain wildlife.
Photography Rick Carpenter/Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
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Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayos offers proximity to Palo Verde National Park, the Monteverde Cloud Forest and stellar beaches, with ample opportunities to see rainforest dwellers like a three-toed sloth.
Photography Thinkstock
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At Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, life revolves around elephants, many of which have been rescued. The Resort offers elephant treks and training sessions, and guests can even bathe the gentle giants.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
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Between December and March, a whale-watching excursion from Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita México affords guests the chance to see humpback whales passing through Banderas Bay during their migrating season.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
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Swimming (or diving or snorkelling) with whale sharks is a thrilling experience at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. These big but docile fish swim and eat in the warm waters of the Maldives and the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
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“Monkey crossing” signs on the roads in Nevis are a frequent sight. The Resort offers daily guided sunset walks to observe playful vervet monkeys, which move about in large packs.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

See turtles, monkeys, whale sharks, humpback whales, elephants and more wildlife can all be seen in their natural habitats at these Four Seasons destinations.

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