The magic of Little Palm Island Resort & Spa located at Little Torch Key, Florida is a popular honeymoon resort which is best described as ‘haut tropicale.’ The upscale resort is expensive, but worth every penny you spend. Located 3 miles offshore from the Little Torch Key, the 5.5 acre island is surrounded by tall palm trees. It comprises 15 oceanfront thatch-roofed bungalows hosting 30 suites well-appointed with luxuries including slate-tiled baths, king-sized beds draped with mosquito-netting, separate living rooms, comfy robes, slippers, in-door and out-door showers, private verandas, and British colonial style furnishings. The resort has no TVs and cell-phones are also discouraged to maintain perfect calm and quiet in public areas. It’s a perfect place to forget the world and bond with your partner, be it in the out-door swimming pool, peaceful garden, library or in the privacy of your own space in the bedroom. While there, you can also participate in Yoga classes.
An Indian name, Amangiri means peaceful mountain. Located in Canyon Point, Southern Utah almost on the Arizona border, the sprawling 600-acre luxury resort is 15 minutes’ drive from Lake Powell and 25-minutes’ drive from Page, the nearest town in Arizona. The resort is fringed by the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Grand Staircase - Escalante, and Bryce and Zion National Parks. The 34-room luxury hotel, built with sleek sandstone, commands spectacular views of the stratified colourful rock towards the Grand Staircase- Escalante National Monument. The Canyon Point, located amidst one of the most dramatic landscapes in the USA, hosts deep canyons, tall plateaus, international class hiking facilities and, of course, Amangiri. You can enjoy the sight of the “weeping wall” built by the desert-mineral-infused concrete. The beauty of the wall is that the water dripping down it generates colours from the surface and creates an amazing art form. The resort is an ode to harmony and relaxation as it provides an extensive treatment menu based on the ancient healing traditions. It houses a sprawling water pavilion with a swimming pool, steam room, dry sauna and cold plunge pool, fully equipped fitness centre, yoga pavilion, salon and floatation room.
Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Sant Fe stands majestically in the wild desert topography just a few minutes’ drive from magical landscape of Santa Fe. Overlooking the Rio Grande River Valley, the resort is located at 198 State Rd 592, Santa Fe, NM 87506, just 4 miles from the Santa Fe Opera and 10 miles from Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Santa Fe with its rich cultural heritage and sun-baked terrain is a popular romantic destination for honeymooners. Designed in modern adobe-style and located in the wild desert terrain under the sparkling stars dotting the infinite skies, the resort is an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation for the guests. The resort offers luxury suites and rooms with fire places, pull-out sofas, free Wi-Fi, private patios, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks. The restaurant in the resort has contemporary American cuisine inspired by New Mexico gourmet traditions. There is an outdoor terrace, a swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, business center and a bar.
Spread over 100 acres and built on a 1,200 feet high cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur, California and just 1.6 miles from the Henry Miller Memorial Library, Post Ranch Inn is a modern, ranch-style luxury hotel and a sublime resort. The resort features chic rooms, tree houses and suites built in rustic style. They have private decks commanding spectacular mountain and ocean views. They are furnished with wood-burning fireplaces, free minibars, Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations but no TVs. Some residences have indoor and outdoor spa pools. The resort, a masterpiece of California rustic style architecture, is built with simple materials comprising primarily reclaimed wood, stone, glass and steel. The whole architecture is so designed that it blends with the landscape surrounding it. Post Ranch Inn is basically a private getaway. The 39 room resort is much in demand by the Hollywood heavyweights and it is believed that they too have to pull favors to get here. In the surrounding quiet, the only sound is the sound of silence that brings you close to your loved one.
Built over sprawling 70 acres of scenic natural landscape in Boynton Canyon, this Enchantment Resort is located at 525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, Arizona. The luxury resort is surrounded by mesmerizing red-rock formations whose sight alone is known to energize the mind and the body. A significant feature of the Enchantment Resort is that it is tucked in a canyon where the light fixtures are shielded in order to reduce light pollution. The resort holds stargazing sessions two evenings a week when the guests can watch the night skies through the resort telescope under the guidance of an astronomer. The resort is built with traditional adobe style, but provides all the modern facilities like flat screen TVs and high speed internet.
When it comes to summer vacations, we all have our own ideas of what makes the perfect one. While some people love relaxing on white sands next to the ocean others prefer something that involves more excitement and adventure. Fortunately, America has...