Hotel guests need not head out with an unknown entity for adventure when they book a room. Properties around the globe are tempting travelers with one-of-a-kind experiences on the grounds or directly through the hotel.

Whether you fancy a Muay Thai lesson with a fighter in Bangkok or an exclusive cooking class in Costa Rica, if you choose well, your hotel can arrange a day you’ll remember long after check-out.

“Hotels are just now recognizing that they have resources that other travel-related industries have been tapping for years,” said Ted Mandigo, director of hotel consulting firm TR Mandigo & Company.