Your choice of destination and hotel can make or break your corporate retreat. We know, that’s a lot of pressure, but it’s true. This decision can elevate your retreat experience exponentially. Choosing a truly unique retreat location is an amazing way to increase attendance and excitement from your team, and also offers opportunities for extra creative team-building events and destination specific activities. A unique corporate retreat location will create lasting memories for your team and make it a truly special experience. At Moniker, we pride ourselves on knowing all of the up and coming destinations, not to mention the most unique properties in each of these locations. So without further ado, here are 8 Unique Corporate Locations for you and your team!
Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, Costa Rica
Set on a tranquil beach overlooking the coast of Papagayo Bay, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort is sure to impress. A gem among Costa Rica hotels, this tropical paradise promises the perfect beach getaway for those in search of comfort, exclusivity, and a breathtaking view.
The resort's 153 suites are priced at $900 USD per night and are designed to capture the native spirit of Costa Rica with its distinctive "Pura Vida" (pure life) philosophy. The resort boasts 4 restaurants, 2 swimming pools, a serene spa, extensive meeting space options, as well as a plethora of activities both on-site and just minutes away. This luxurious property is a perfect way to indulge and treat your team on a company retreat or incentive trip.
Atzavara Hotel & Spa, Spain
In Santa Susanna just an hour north of bustling Barcelona, and nestled between the sea and mountains, you'll find the Atzavara Hotel. Unique design elements and open spaces allow guests to enjoy the gorgeous natural beauty just outside while being able to indulge in ultimate relaxation inside. Having just opened its doors in Spring 2022, Atzavara Hotel is a sleek and modern hotel with enthusiastic staff awaiting your arrival.
Expansive windows flood each of the 465 rooms priced at $150 USD with light for an easy morning wake-up. Guests will appreciate the modern and spacious design and soothing colours that easily blend for a tranquil and relaxing space. With a whopping 7 pools, full service spa and restaurant and bar, your team will love the luxurious amenities and the remote yet convenient location for their company retreat!
The Vineyard Hotel, Capetown, South Africa
For a really out of the box corporate retreat, choose Capetown, South Africa. Set in an idyllic 8-acre garden estate on Table Mountain's eastern slopes you’ll find The Vineyard. Environmentally friendly and progressive, The Vineyard prides itself on continuing to develop responsibility and sustainable hospitality. Blending the history of the first house built in 1800 with contemporary styling and luxury features, this gorgeous spot is one of a kind.
Offering either breathtaking mountain or tranquil garden views, each of the 211 airy, comfortable and contemporary rooms are priced at $240 USD per night. A restaurant, cafe, 2 pools and full service spa offer everything your team needs for this perfect relaxing retreat just 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Capetown.
The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Nevada, U.S.
Las Vegas can often be overlooked as a destination because of its wild nightlife, however, The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa boasts a perfect location in Henderson, Nevada. The resort is close enough to the glitz and glam of Las Vegas but removed enough to allow for team building and relaxation.
Experience an oasis of calm that feels a world away. The hotel's 493 guestrooms start at $190 USD per night and are spacious and bright, featuring Moroccan design accents and expansive windows. With 4 restaurants, a day spa, outdoor pool, fitness centre, golf course and a plethora of both on and offsite activities, the only problem your team will have is trying to fit it all in!
Mauna Lani Auberge Resort, Hawaii
Nestled along the gorgeous Kohala Coast, Mauna Lani Auberge Resort offers an oasis on the land that was once cherished by Hawaiian royalty. A captivating resort brimming with colourful Hawaiian cultural history and unique architectural design, the Mauna Lani truly lives up to its translated meaning of "mountain reaching heaven".
With an understated elegance, natural decor and soft textures, the 333 guestrooms priced at $750 USD per night offer a wonderfully serene escape with enough rooms for larger groups. With 4 onsite restaurants, 3 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, fitness centre and tennis club not to mention 3 golf-courses, the Mauna Lani has everything your team needs for an unique company getaway.
The Reykjavik EDITION, Iceland
The Reykjavik EDITION is a stunning hotel that embodies The land of Fire and Ice nickname proudly bestowed upon the country. Like a sleek iceberg floating in the city centre with toasty interior design flourishes. The 5-star is nothing short of spectacular, pulling inspiration from the natural surroundings.
Embodying true Scandinavian style the rooms are modern and minimalistic featuring draped furs, blond wood, artworks from local craftsmen and floor-to-ceiling windows. They start at USD $410 per night. The hotel also boasts 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a fitness centre and a spa. Your company retreat is sure to impress in this incredibly unique location!
Belmond Castello di Casole, Italy
Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, this elegant hotel set in a stately 10th-century former castle is just 10 kilometers from the medieval town of San Gimignano. Belmond Castello di Casole is spread across 4,200 acres on one of the largest private landholdings in all of Italy, making this stunning estate an incredibly unique location for your company retreat.
Whether you’re looking for timeless Tuscan charm or modern country living, Belmond Castello di Casole’s 39 suites have been restored using original materials found on the estate. Antique details seamlessly blend with modern furnishings in these elegant rooms priced at $820 USD per night. Featuring 2 delicious restaurants, an outdoor pool and luxury spa, this is definitely a retreat location that your team will be talking about for years to come!
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, Texas
Nestled on 400 acres along the banks of the lower Colorado River, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa is a perfect getaway for nature lovers. The property's 4-star service is only matched by its impressive secluded location making it an outdoor haven for recreational activities availability right on-site.
The resort's 491 guestrooms start at $530 USD and perfectly blend in with the natural landscape—each boasting views of rolling hills for miles on end. Perfect for a large group, the Lost Pines boasts 9 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, a spa, fitness centre, golf course and even horseback riding! This unique corporate retreat location will gift your team with lifelong memories!
Ask The Experts
Whether one of these unique corporate retreat locations caught your eye, or you’re still on the hunt for that perfect spot, we here at Moniker are here to help! Reach out and tell us exactly what you’re looking for or check out our other recommendations for epic destinations in California, Colorado, Texas, London, Mexico, Lisbon and The UK. Happy planning!