Top 10 luxury learning holidays

We recently featured in The National’s article on the Top 10 Luxury Learning Holidays Around the World. Our Australian sailing experience is more than a little bit tempting because you learn to sail, snorkel and stay in a luxury yacht, all the while enjoying the beauty of Whitsunday Islands! It’s no surprise this retreat is the talk of the town.

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9 SAILING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS

The Whitsunday Islands, off the coast of Queensland in Australia, are considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world to sail, so why not learn to sail here on a three-day course aboard a 43-foot yacht? You’ll spend eight to 10 hours per day having practical sailing lessons, learning all about safety, tides, ropes and handling sails. You’ll anchor overnight in secluded tropical bays, where you can enjoy bush walks and snorkel over the coral reefs. There’s no better way to explore this area than by boat, and the crew will show you the best sights in the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef.

A three-day course with GoLearnTo.com (www.GoLearnTo.com; 0044 208 144 5990) costs from $842 (Dh3,093), includ­ing two nights aboard the yacht, all meals on board, tuition, IYT qualification, snorkelling and wet-weather equipment

Read the full article here.

Find out more about this amazing holiday deal here.