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When you’re staying in a hotel, the lobby bar isn’t your only option for good times after the sun goes down. Check out these hotels that offer activities made especially for nighttime.

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Tree frogs are easy to spot after dark at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa. Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations.

Tree frogs are easy to spot after dark at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa | Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa: Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Search for tree frogs, caiman, glass-winged butterflies and hundreds of other species during this guided night hike in one of the most environmentally diverse parts of the world. After the tour, enjoy empanadas de frijoles and agua dulce prepared by your guide’s family. Pura vida!

Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina: Castries City, St. Lucia

The hotel’s Auriga Spa offers four signature services inspired by the phases of the moon. But once the massage therapist starts going to town on you with salt scrubs, seaweed wraps and rose petals, you won’t care what phase it’s in. These massages actually take place indoors, making them perfect for travelers who want to experience nature minus the mosquitoes.

 

Namastay all night for moonlit meditation at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations.

Nama-stay all night for moonlit meditation at the Resort at Longboat Key Club | Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations

The Resort at Longboat Key Club: Longboat Key, FL

As if a vacation along the beaches of Sarasota isn’t relaxing enough, cap off your lazy beach day with Moonlit Meditation. Once a month during full moon, enjoy guided enlightenment exercises accompanied by a live soundtrack of singing bowls. Class location moves based on wherever the moon is the brightest—maybe the golf course, marina or beachfront. You can’t go wrong, really.

 

The moon and wine are divine at Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel. Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations.

The moon and wine are divine at Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel | Photo courtesy of Diamond Public Relations

Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel: Petén, Guatemala

The Mayans have long revered the moon, and you’ll never look at it the same way after embarking on the Moon and Wine Boat Tour. Enjoy a bottle of vino and small charcuterie platter as you watch the moon rising over Quexil Lagoon.

Amazon Ecopark Jungle Lodge: Manaus, Brazil

Board an after-hours paddle or motor canoe, and keep your eyes peeled for alligators; fall and winter are your best chance to spot them. Your guide will try to catch a small one with his bare hands (we’re not making this up) and bring it on board for a short educational talk and photo ops before releasing it back into the dark waters.

Driving into the night | Photo courtesy of Emirates One and Only Wolgon Valley

Driving into the night | Photo courtesy of Emirates One&Only Wolgon Valley

Emirates One&Only Wolgon Valley: Wolgon Valley, Australia

You’ll spot plenty of kangaroos bouncing around the grounds of this resort about a three-hour drive inland from Sydney. But after dark, experience less-known Aussie wildlife. Activity options include the Guided Glow Worm Walk, Stargazing and Campfire Experience, and the Nocturnal Wildlife and Stargazing tour on a four-wheeler.

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Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

This view gets even more picturesque at night | Photo courtesy of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco: Tuscany, Italy

Your Facebook friends will seriously hate you after you post pictures from this after-hours horseback ride under the Tuscan moon. ‘Nuff said.

Skiing under the moonlight | Photo courtesy of Sundance Resort

Skiing under the moonlight | Photo courtesy of Sundance Resort

Sundance Mountain Resort: Sundance, UT

Strap on a head lamp (all the cool kids are doing it) and explore wooded trails at your own pace. Unguided options include snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

Keystone Resort: Keystone, CO

Keystone introduced nighttime downhill skiing back in 1985, and it remains popular today. As the sun sets over the Rocky Mountains and other resorts usher their guests inside for hot cocoa, you can keep skiing on one of the few slopes that’s open after dark.

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Dalia Colon

Dalia Colon

Dalia is a multimedia journalist in Tampa and the Smart Travel Insider for VISIT FLORIDA. Follow her on Twitter @daliacolon.
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