Uncharted 4: Travel in the footsteps of Nathan Drake with Booking.com
Uncharted 4: Travel in the footsteps of Nathan Drake with Booking.com
To celebrate the release of the fourth instalment of popular video game Uncharted – ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, is taking a look at the destinations to help you travel in the footsteps of protagonist Nathan Drake. From the coasts of Panama all the way to Madagascar, recreate the action packed adventures from the Uncharted video game series.
Panama, where Nathan Drake’s action-adventure began and where Nathan found the coffin of his ancestor, Sir Francis Drake. A visit to Panama is the perfect starting point for exploring the locations in ‘Uncharted 4’.
On the coast of Panama sits the lovely hotel Posada del Mar, which offers panoramic ocean views in a tranquil setting. A short drive from Las Tablas city centre, this is the perfect spot for both relaxing and exploring.
Posada del Ma - http://www.booking.com/hotel/pa/posada-del-mar.en-gb.html
A Stay in a Monastery
In Chapter 13 of ‘Uncharted: Drake's Fortune’ Elena Fisher and Nathan Drake visit a ruined monastery. Recreate a similar adventure of your own and spend a few nights in the beautiful Monasterio de Piedra in Spain, where perhaps you might find one or two secret passages of your own.
Monasterio de Piedra, Spain - http://www.booking.com/hotel/es/monasterio-de-piedra.en-gb.html
The largest island in Asia, Borneo, sets the scene for Chapter 3 of ‘Uncharted 2: Among Thieves’ when the characters venture to the island to explore the Lost Fleet of Marco Polo. Take in all the impressive nature Borneo has to offer by exploring your way through the unruly rainforest.
Stay at the superb and peaceful Sepilok Nature Resort, which is situated amidst Borneo’s greenery. A haven away from your busy life and a perfect opportunity to reconnect with Mother Nature, whilst getting your Uncharted experience all at the same time!
Sepilok Nature Resort - http://www.booking.com/hotel/my/sepilok-nature-resort.en-gb.html
In ‘Uncharted 2: Among Thieves’, Drake and Chloe find themselves in Nepalese’s ruined streets. This chapter was inspired by the beautiful capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Whilst visiting Kathmandu make sure you wander through the city backstreets to soak up all the artistic heritage and get a feel for the soul of the city. While exploring you might even find yourself stumbling upon the cities hidden temples.
Booking.com travellers recommend staying at the Dalai-La Boutique Hotel for your trip, one of the best sellers in Kathmandu due to its fabulous location next to Kathmandu Durbar Square. There are also great hotel restaurants where you can eat an array of different cuisines under the sky, a perfect finish to the day.
Dalai-La Boutique Hotel - http://www.booking.com/hotel/np/dalai-la-boutique.en-gb.html
Take a trip to Tibet to relive Chapter 14 of ‘Uncharted 2: Among Thieves’. Tibet’s natural beauty includes vast and beautiful landscapes and there are also architectural highlights to explore such as the stunning Jokhang Temple.
Stay in the stylish St Regis Resort Lhasa, rated as one of our top accommodation picks. This hotel features breath-taking mountain views and offers great access for exploring Tibet’s mountains. Make sure to rejuvenate after site seeing with a visit to the hotel spa.
St Regis Resort Lhasa - https://www.booking.com/hotel/cn/st-regis-lhasa.en-gb.html
Cartagena, Columbia is where a young Nathan Drake searched for the ring of his ancestor, Sir Francis Drake. There is an abundance of local culture to soak up in this South American city where you will find centuries old stonewalls from the colonial period and beautiful cobbled alleys perfect for a stroll.
The luxurious 5* Casa Pombo offers you a place of serenity with many places to unwind such as two chic pools, where you can soak up the sun with a cocktail in hand. Make sure to visit the stunning Cathedral, which is only a hop away.
In ‘Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception’, Drake and Sully go in search of a castle in France. Why not go off in a search of your own castle whilst discovering France’s fascinating history? In between exploring century old castles make sure to soak in all the French culture, paying particular attention to the many culinary delights France has to offer.
Feel like a royal and stay at The Château de la Fontenelle, a 17th-century castle where you can rest your weary head. Make sure to take advantage of relaxing in the lovely 6 acres settings and enjoy the pretty gardens. This castle is also a perfect base for visiting the beautiful Brittany.
Château de la Fontenelle - https://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/chac-teau-de-la-fontenelle.en-gb.html
The Rub’ Al-Khali
Rub 'Al Khali in Morocco is one of the world’s largest deserts and the setting for the gloomy episode in ‘Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception’ which hosts the shocking crash. However, it is not all doom and gloom in this stunning desert, there is plenty to do here such as a surreal camelback rides through the vast desert and if you are feeling adventurous try sand duning for a heart pounding experience.
Ali & Sara's Desert Palace in Merzouga, Morocco is the place to stay to soak up the desert life. These traditionally decorated tents are nestled within the dunes in a private, secluded spacious setting where it's easy to unwind and relax while looking out across the golden sand.
Ali & Sara's Desert Palace - https://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/chac-teau-de-la-fontenelle.en-gb.html
Finally, ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief's End’ leads us to the spectacularly unspoiled Madagascar. Madagascar is completely unique in its landscape and is one of the only locations where you can find yourself in a rainforest one minute, and a desert the next. Discover animals, which are unique to Madagascar and enjoy the many lemur sightings. Make the most out of island life and spend a few days relaxing under the beaming Madagascan sun.
Located straight on the beachfront is Lakana Hotel on the island of Sainte Marie where you will have your own overwater bungalow. Enjoy long beach walks with the soft sands under your toes and mouth-watering traditional food.
Lakana Hotel - http://www.booking.com/hotel/mg/lakana.en-gb.html
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