We’ve reached that time once again - the inevitable end of summer. If your wanderlust is still running a little wild, you’re not alone. The good news is there’s still time to get a little more travel in before the very end. Looking for destinations to hit before the curtain closes on the summer season? From coast to coast, these top spots won’t disappoint.
Salamander Resort + Spa - Middleburg, Virginia
Nestled away in Middleburg, Virginia, not too far from DC is the distinguished Salamander Resort. The Salamander boasts a 23,000 square foot spa where you’ll get pampered from head to toe with the latest and greatest beauty innovations. You also won’t want to miss Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill - the Salamander’s onsite fine-dining steakhouse that serves up freshly prepared modern American fare with breathtaking views of the Virginia wine country.
Nobu Ryokan - Malibu, California
With intricate architecture and sweeping views of the Pacific, the Nobu Ryokan in Malibu, California is a one-of-a-kind experience. Honoring the traditional Japanese Ryokan, this intimate, sixteen-room resort features indoor and outdoor fireplaces, teak soaking tubs, and tranquil patios that make up a serene private oasis overlooking the private Carbon Beach. Dine on Japanese fusion at the in-house restaurant or curate a personalized fitness event with Malibu Fit Concierge - Nobu is all about the experience.
Bungalows Key Largo - Key Largo, Florida
Craving a couples getaway? Look no further than the Bungalows Key Largo, a couples-only, 21+ experience set in paradise. Just a few miles from the Gulf Stream, Bungalows Key Largo is comprised of 135 bungalows over 12 seaside acres. Each private patio comes complete with soaking tubs and views of the sea so you can relax in luxury with your love. Choose from six onsite restaurants and even entertainment when you want to venture out.
Waldorf Astoria Hotel - New York City
The legendary Waldorf Astoria hotel is always a top choice for travelers looking for a decadent getaway. This luxury boutique hotel, located on posh Park Avenue has long been a cultural staple as well as one of the world’s most well-known luxury hotels. Each room is decorated differently, all boasting a lavish art deco design. Come for the couture digs but stay for the spa - the Waldorf is known for its exquisite treatment rooms and relaxation space. Want to commemorate your stay with some swag? No problem. The Waldorf Astoria is the only individual hotel in the world that has it’s own merchandise collection, inspired by the hotel’s iconic architecture and design.
Enchantment Resort - Sedona, Arizona
The Enchantment Resort is for the explorers at heart. Located in the Red Rocks of Sedona, the Enchantment offers Adventure Packages for families, groups and individuals that include experiences like mountain biking, vortex hiking, hot balloon rides, even Grand Canyon tours and Jeep tours. If your adventurous side comes out more when it comes to creativity, the Enchantment has you covered with painting, digital photography, Southwest pottery and beading classes and more!
Baccarat Hotel - New York City
Situated across from the Museum of Modern Art, if you’ve been to the Baccarat, you know it is its own masterpiece. This French inspired NYC mainstay boasts vaulted ceilings, classic decor and plush interiors that are the stuff of dreams. The Baccarat is in the heart of Manhattan for those who want to explore but being the home of the legendary La Mer spa and that iconic black and white tiled pool, there’s no sin in staying in either.
So, where would you love to stay next time, you’re looking to get away?