DISCOVERY – your passport to privileged journeys

DISCOVERY is about making your travels unforgettable. Let us take you beyond the ordinary. Explore Local Experience awards – unique, off-the-beaten path adventures that reveal the hidden gems of your chosen destination. Your membership entitles you to an intriguing Local Experience each time you upgrade to the next membership level or stay at a new Global Hotel Alliance brand.

It goes without saying, your status also entitles you to a special selection of benefits and personalised services at luxurious hotels, resorts and retreats worldwide, to make each stay more memorable.



Enjoy benefits with every stay:

  • Choice of newspaper
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Membership preference profile
  • Access to exclusive promotional offers



Stay ten nights or more to become a Platinum member and earn a Platinum Local Experience.

You will also enjoy with every stay:

  • Gold level benefits
  • Upgrade to the next room category based on availability at check-in*
  • Complimentary 3:00 pm late check-out based on availability*
  • Guaranteed room availability 48 hours prior to arrival**
  • A welcome Local Amenity



Stay thirty nights or more to become a Black member and earn a Black Local Experience.

You will also enjoy with every stay:

  • Double upgrade based on availability at check-in*
  • Complimentary 9:00 am early check-in based on availability and on request*
  • Complimentary 6:00 pm late check-out based on availability*
  • Guaranteed room availability 24 hours prior to arrival**
  • Choice of Local Amenity
  • And at every Anantara hotel or resort, enjoy our special luggage unpacking and repacking service, and three pieces of complimentary pressing daily.

* Upon availability, upgrades exclude multiple rooms and specialty suites.
** Excludes certain dates and exceptional events that generate high demand.




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Dhow Sundowner

Enjoy a romantic sundown cruise aboard a traditional Zanzibari dhow.

Offered by: Kilindi Zanzibar
Location: Zanzibar
Level: Black

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Shanga Cultural Experience & Coffee Tour

Take a behind the scenes tour of the Shanga workshops, where recycled glass and beads are turned into beautiful jewellery, crafts and arts. Follow this with a traditional Swahili lunch at our Jikoni restaurant, followed by an afternoon "Bean-to-Cup" tour of the coffee plantation.

Offered by: Arusha Coffee Lodge
Location: Arusha, Tanzania
Level: Black

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Bubble bath with Sparkling Wine

Indulge in a relaxing bubble bath sprinkled with rose petals, with a bottle of bubbles to make it the ultimate experience.

Offered by: The Manor at Ngorongoro
Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Level: Platinum





Andrew Harper’s 2018 Members’ Choice survey is open for voting!

The properties recommended by Andrew Harper editors in The Hideaway Report represent the very best in hospitality and experiential travel the world has to offer.

During the months of April and May, their community of members will cast their votes for their favorite hideaways and hotels in Andrew Harper's 2018 Members’ Choice survey.

We would like to encourage you to participate and vote for Elewana Elsa's Kopje Meru.