While you are able to visit almost every corner of the earth in this day and age, whether it be by aeroplane, train, bus, car, or taxi, some hidden gems are only accessible by an air charter flight. If you want to visit the truly unique and exclusive destinations in the world, the only way to do it is by air charter or private jet, and see parts of the world barely anyone has seen before. You won’t find these experiences anywhere else. Everywhere from Patagonia to the Scottish Highlands can be accessed via an air charter flight or private jet.
Here are the best places to visit using an air charter service.
Telluride, Colorado, is famous for its all-season resort. Travellers can enjoy the sun while hiking, cycling, and walking around the mountains and old mining towns. Winter brings the snow, and skiing and snowboarding are at the top of the agenda. Telluride is also home to several endurance events throughout the year; these include the Hard Rock 100, a 12-hour mountain biking event, and a 40-mile run that loops the town. If sports and adrenaline are your things, Telluride is for you.
2. Tiwi Islands
When people think of islands surrounding Australia, the only one that comes to mind is Tasmania. However, located 80km to the north of Darwin, in the Timor Sea, is Tiwi, a small island once home to the native Tiwi Aboriginals. While there isn’t a ton to do on the island, its people are incredibly proud of their heritage, and you can get an up-close and personal view of Aboriginal culture, as well as the history of the Tiwi people.
3. Necker Island
One of the most exclusive islands in the world is Necker Island. Owned by Richard Branson, tourists, if they have the money, are able to book the resort and stay there. It can accommodate 30 guests and has additional room for six children. Found in the British Virgin Islands, it has long, white beaches and is home to several private events each year. While booking a stay is something you have to do months, even years in advance, visiting the island is a must if you’re able to.
Lanai is the sixth-largest island in Hawaii and also the smallest accessible one. Known as the Pineapple Island, Lanai has two resort hotels, sprawling beaches, and crystal clear water for you to enjoy. Even though it is pretty small, the island is home to three golf courses. The Challenge of Manele course borders the ocean, The Experience of Koele is in the mountains of Lanai, and The Cavendish is a nine-hole course surrounded by Norfolk Pine.
5. St. Barts
Found 35 km to the South-East of Saint Martin, St. Barts is a Dutch overseas territory that has been the playground for the rich and famous for many years. It has picturesque beaches, beautiful forests, hotels, romantic spots, and everything you need for an unforgettable holiday. The small island has a population of around 10,000, with tourism being its main form of income. If you want the sun, the sea, and the luxury, St. Barts has it all, and it is packaged as one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
6. Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands is an often overlooked holiday destination due to where it is, and the weather it experiences throughout the year. They can be found about halfway between Norway and Iceland and are a Winter-lover’s dream. The islands have a long and deep relationship with the Faroese culture, which they haven’t let go of even as the year’s pass. All the inhabitants are very traditional, and visiting the islands will let you enjoy an experience you can’t get anywhere else.
7. Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole is a valley found between Gros Ventre and Teton Mountain Range in Wyoming. It is known for its small unincorporated towns and communities and the simple way of life that it has preserved. In the Summer, it is perfect for those who enjoy hiking, cycling, and camping. Winter brings the snow, and snowboarding and skiing are back. There are also numerous snowmobile trails and ice fishing spots.
8. St. Moritz
St. Moritz is one of the most popular and luxurious ski resorts on the planet. Found in Switzerland, the high-alpine resort has been in movies and has been the holiday destination of choice for movie stars, musicians, and even royalty. Due to its unique location, the area receives over 300 days of sunshine and is the ideal spot for snowboarding, skiing, and hiking. The world-famous Cresta Run Toboggan course can also be found in St. Moritz.