The trend for learning a skill while on holiday is nothing new, with painting and cooking classes being the norm. Now, Four Seasons takes it up a notch, with opportunities to learn skills from mahout training to surfing like a pro.
Mahout training at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand is a one-of-a-kind program that provides hands on experience in bathing and feeding elephants, as well as learning the basic commands needed to drive these majestic beasts.
From land to sea Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa provides countless tools for guests to take on the ocean and enjoy some of the world’s most consistent and warm swells with the Surf School. There are also a PADI Five-Star Gold Palm Dive Centres at both Kuda Huraa and sister resort Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. The Marine Discovery Centre is also the perfect solution for those wanting the ocean experience without getting wet.
Especially for kids, Four Seasons Resort Nevis offers the sea turtle conservation education program. As ambassadors of the sea these junior Four Seasons guests will leave the Resort with a one year sea turtle adoption certificate, allowing them to track the turtles and continue their education at home.
Meanwhile, teens at the Karokan Club at Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita can learn to mix their own music in the Resort’s DJ booth – securing their place as resident DJ for one of the discos.
For “culture vultures” Four Seasons Resorts Lanai’s Ho’okipa Program throws the guide books away and gives the village elders or kupunas centre stage so that guests are privy to firsthand accounts of Hawaiian culture, history, tradition and art.
For those on a health kick Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California is the place thanks to the experts at California Health and Longevity Institute. With board certified doctors in internal medicine, dermatology, registered dieticians, exercise physiologists and lifestyle consultants, guests can select a package that provides tools to continue healthy living once at home.
Who needs school when a holiday can teach so much?
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