It doesn't get any closer to nature than unique venues in the heart of the wilderness, rainforest or desert. Even your most discerning guests will be at home in a natural environment.
These venues offer maximum comfort and exquisite decor. There are meeting facilities and a range of outdoor activities for corporate groups to enjoy.
Banyan Tree Al Wadi (United Arab Emirates)
Located on a nature preserve near Dubai in Ras Al Khaimah, Banyan Tree Al Wadi offers traditional Bedouin activities including archery, falconry, horse riding in the desert, and horse riding in the desert.
Banyan Tree Al Wadi's tented villas in the desert are inspired by traditional Bedouin tents.
Each unit has a canopied ceilings, king sized bed, sun loungers with mattresses, an interactive LCD TV, and a private pool.
The resort has an Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa and a private beach. There are meeting facilities for groups with up to 150 participants.
Ridgeback Lodge (Canada)
In a 185-acre setting in the heart of the Canadian wilderness, Dream Domes at Ridgeback Lodge in New Brunswick offer executives an opportunity to enjoy canoeing, fishing and horse riding in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.
Each Dream Dome is luxuriously appointed with a king-sized bed, kitchenette, private bathroom and private wood-fired Japanese hot tub. The large bay window provides magnificent view of the natural surroundings.
Ridgeback Lodge also has 2- and 3-bedroom log cabins with wood stoves. The lodge is the perfect place for meetings and group events.
Rock Water Secret Cove Resort (Canada)
Secret Cove Resort's Rockwater Tenthouse suites, located in a forest in a secluded cove on British Columbia's Pacific Ocean coast, have king-sized beds, fireplaces, hydro-therapy tubs and private verandahs.
Groups of up to 80 can hold meetings in the conference room. Secret Cove Resort has a recreation room, spa and heated pool.
For more venues in natural settings, also consult Corporate Event Venues: Camping without Roughing it, Treehouse Resorts and Event Venues and Dubai: Luxury Resorts and Hotels for Horse Lovers.