A new breed of resort aims to give guests a rich cultural experience, both on and off the property.

By Jen Murphy
Updated March 31, 2015

At the all-inclusive Linden Centre in China's Yunnan Province, guests can philosophize with writers-in-residence, paint with local artists or cook with a chef. They can also sign up for 12-day food tours. $150 per night; linden-centre.com.