It’s nearly time to dust off our passports and get inspired about travelling again. The positive news is that people are increasingly seeking travel experiences close to nature. A staggering 82% of global travellers recently identified sustainable travel as important to them. According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report for 2020, 58% of customers said they are looking to make more sustainable choices once they can travel again plus 68% would like the money they spend on travel to go back to the local communities. The Karma Group offers several nature-centric resorts around the world. From island and jungle getaways to Karma Sitabani situated near the famous Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, here’s a handful of our favourites…
Cycle around Rottnest Island
Karma Rottnest on Rottnest Island is an easy half-hour ferry ride from Perth in Australia. You can spend days hiking, cycling and sailing around this gorgeous destination. Meet a quokka, a cute marsupial found nowhere else. Rottnest is truly one of the most pristine islands on earth.
Hike through Balinese greenery
Karma Mayura offers a boutique retreat stay in the heart of Ubud greenery. Experience the unique Balinese culture and Ubud’s thriving artistic culture. Our resort is located in a stunning nature sanctuary – enjoy rice field walks, temple visits, holy springs, jungles, waterfalls and mountain hikes.
Wild Safaris at Karma Sitabani
Karma Sitabani is situated in the heart of Uttarakhand in Northern India, known locally as the ‘Land of the Gods’. Nearby is the famous Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve where you get the chance to witness majestic tigers. This area is home to several exotic and rare species of birds, reptiles, and mammals – the ultimate adventurous getaway.
Escape to nature at Karma Kasa Sunshine Village
Situated in the Nandi Hills nearby Bangalore, the newly opened Karma Kasa Sunshine Village offers a beautiful back-to-nature escape. Stay in cozy cabins with grass roofs and explore nearby temples, forests and greenery.
Experience a spiritual getaway in Dharamshala
Karma Exotica in Dharamshala is perched upon a hillside in the Kangra Valley. Imagine the sensation of being surrounded by the snow-capped majesty of the Dhauladhar ranges. Explore traditional Kangra tea gardens and you may even catch a glimpse of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Stargaze on the Isles of Scilly
Karma St. Martin’s is a luxury beachfront heritage hotel located on the secluded island of St.Martin’s. Enjoy scenic walking and hiking trails as well as the amazing experience of swimming with seals. Explore the archipelago by boat – this is a must-visit for anyone who appreciates stargazing (with no light pollution, the island boasts one of the most beautiful night skies on earth).
Discover England’s quintessential countryside
Karma Sanctum on the Green is an elegant hotel located in England’s most picturesque rural village, Cookham Dean. From cozy pubs, villages, woodlands and country strolls, experience life in the English countryside. The ideal year-round escape for peace and quietude.
Hike and Ski the Bavarian Alps
Karma Bavaria is a boutique resort overlooking the lake town of Schliersee. Breathe in the pristine Bavarian Alps air – there’s nearby ski slopes, mountains for hiking and lakes to discover. It’s a year-round wonderland for amazing hikes, lakes and waterfalls.
Roam the Tuscan countryside
Karma Borgo di Colleoli is an elegant 5-star resort situated in the Tuscan countryside. Explore nearby places including Sienna, Florence and Pisa as well as renowned beaches of Forte dei Marmi, Pietrasanta, Viareggio, and Cecina.
Experience a taste of French provincial life
Stay in Karma Residence Normande resort located in Normandy, and spend your days discovering authentic French country living. The area is filled with historic castles and picturesque villages to discover including the River Seine, not to mention traditional provincial French cuisine and wine!
Explore the tranquil island of Koh Samui
Karma Apsara is a boutique resort situated in a coconut grove on the tranquil island of Koh Samui. The island offers all you need for your nature getaway inclusive of beach and jungle walks, marine parks, temples and safari tours.