Where to Try Seaplane Surfing

These three luxury resorts offer access to the most secluded surfing spots in the world.

Luxury surfing is no oxymoron. As the demand grows for one-of-a-kind experiences further and further out from the typical tourist spots, a few intrepid resorts and outfitters are pairing the freedom of seaplane travel with the adrenaline-pumping sport of surfing. The result is the concept of a “surfari.” Surfing by seaplane involves boarding a charter flight with only your board. Your pilots and expert surf guides take care of the rest to create a day-long excursion with multiple stops—sometimes in what seems the middle of nowhere—surrounded only by ocean, to sample superior swells and enjoy longer rides on remote, world-class breaks. Here are three spots to give it a try: