Private aviation provider XO adds more discounted luxury travel packages

By Doug Gollan, October 10, 2020

The unit of Vista Global is tapping into the increased demand of affluent consumers to fly by private jet beyond their own residences

What goes together like kike rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong? Lately, it seems private jet providers and luxury resorts and retreats. Leading private aviation provider XO (a merger of the former XOJET and JetSmarter last year after its acquisition by Vista Global), is continuing to expand its value-added offers who its jet membership and on-demand private jet customers.

In its latest release, XO offers four more options, from the mountains to the oceans white with foam. With some nice perks and savings that can easily range into the thousands of dollars, the newest offers are from Beach Enclave in Turks & Caicos, Maine’s Hidden Pond, Hotel Esencia on Mexico’s Caribbean, and The Lodge at Blue Sky, less than an hour from Salt Lake City.

Beach Enclave

Where: Turks & Caicos

Beach Enclave is a collection of private luxury villa resorts, each an enclave of luxury residences. Ranging from three-to-seven bedrooms, each villa features a private beach area and is your very own boutique resort, complete with personalized services provided by your dedicated private butler, private chef, and resort staff.

XO offer for Beach Enclave
  • 30% discount off of Beach Enclave’s best available published rates and a resort credit of $500 per reservation
  • Personal arrival greeter at Providenciales International Airport, one-way transfer from airport to villa
  • Signature drink on arrival to the villa
  • Choice of one of the following activities with Big Blue for up to three guests: Kiteboard lesson, Caicos Cays Cruise, Snorkel, Kayak Eco-Tour, or SUP Eco Tour (valued at $500)
  • Daily yoga by Retreat @ Beach Enclave
  • Daily pool & beach set-up and service, including umbrellas, sun loungers, and towels
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Concierge services and resort manager on site
  • Daily continental breakfast delivered to the villa
  • Daily housekeeping and butler services
  • 24/7 property management
  • WiFi, local and international telephone calls
  • Discounted XO private jet charter pricing between select U.S. metro airports and Providenciales Airport (MBPV). Private jet cost starts at $16,500 one-way (sample price from KOPF-MBPV)

Hidden Pond

Where: Kennebunkport, Maine

Open from May to October, Hidden Pond is part wilderness retreat, part gated community, part summer camp with private cottages, bungalows, and the new Treetop Lodge.

The resort is a tranquil escape for couples and families alike. Designed for total privacy with considerable space between cottages, Hidden Pond is the perfect place to reconnect with both the natural environment and the most important people in your life.

Hidden Pond’s restaurant, Earth, takes features cuisine that utilizes seasonal ingredients sourced from local food purveyors and hand-picked at Hidden Pond’s organic garden, The Farm.

The Tree Spa offers on-site relaxation. There is an array of fitness amenities and activities, such as hiking trails, biking, paddle boarding, yoga, and more.

XO offer for Hidden Pond
  • 20% discount off of Hidden Pond’s best available published rates
  • Complimentary roundtrip ground transportation between Portland International Jetport (KPWM) or Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport (KSFM) and Hidden Pond in a BMW X7 luxury SUV
  • Complimentary private trolley tour of Maine’s picturesque fall foliage
  • In-room dinner experience for two people
  • A $100 credit per reservation spa credit
  • Sample private jet flight price from New York (Teterboro) to Portland International Jetport (KPWM) or Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport (KSFM). Private jet cost at $8,500 one-way (sample price from KTEB-MPWM)

Hotel Esencia

Where: Riviera Maya, Mexico

Hotel Esencia is a 50-acre estate halfway between Tulum and Playa del Carmen in Mexico south of Cancun on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The property is surrounded on the north by the jungle and on the south by Xpu-Ha cove, a frequent “best beach” winner.

Built as the private home of an Italian duchess, anew chapter began in 2014 with the arrival of a new owner. The Main House remains the hotel’s centerpiece. Footpaths lead to 42 suites and three villas.

XO offer for Hotel Esencia
  • Third night free
  • Complimentary roundtrip ground transportation between Cancún International Airport (MMUN) and Hotel Esencia
  • $100 resort credit per arriving XO private jet charter flight
  • Room upgrade upon check-in, subject to availability
  • Early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability
  • Discounted private charter pricing between select U.S. metro airports and Cancún International Airport (MMUN). Private jet cost starts at $16,500 one-way (sample price from KOPF-MMUN)

The Lodge at Blue Sky

Where: Park City, Utah

Situated on 3,500 acres outside of Park City, Utah, The Lodge at Blue Sky guests are welcomed by owners Mike and Barb Phillips. Choose from 46 rooms and suites, just 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Go off-the-beaten-path experiences with Blue Sky’s helicopter adventures to Utah’s remote, high-alpine wilderness areas. Higher peaks give access to endless horizons, wildlife spotting, and the chance to experience nature away from human contact. There are options for heli-skiing, heli-fishing, heli-yoga and meditation, heli-hiking, heli-snowshoeing, and heli-mountain biking.

XO offer for The Lodge at Blue Sky

  • One complimentary helicopter adventure:
    • Guided heli-ski excursion into either the Wasatch Mountain Range for intermediate-level skiers or the Uinta Mountain Range for advanced-level skiers (available seasonally February 1 – April 30)
    • Guided Heli-fishing excursion into the remote Uinta Mountain Range to fish remote high-alpine lakes, ponds, and streams for native Utah trout (available seasonally July 1 – November 15)
    • Expert-led Heli-hiking excursion into the remote Uinta Mountain Range (available seasonally July 1 – October 15)
    • Guided Heli-biking excursion into Moab, Utah (available year-round)
  • Après-helicopter whiskey tastings at The Yurt, one of the most scenic posts on Blue Sky’s property, with a bonfire and ax-throwing experience
  • Complimentary 90-minute High West Whiskey Rubdown at The Edge Spa for two guests
  • 10% discount off The Lodge at Blue Sky’s best available rates at the time of booking
  • 20% discount off food and non-alcoholic beverages at The Lodge at Blue Sky
  • 20% discount off spa treatments purchased at The Edge Spa
  • Discounted XO private jet charter pricing between select U.S. metro airports and Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC) or Heber Valley Airport (KHCR). Private jet cost starts at $13,000 one-way (sample price from KVNY-KSLC)

The Lodge at Blue Sky

XO offers both dynamic and fixed-rate jet cards.

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