ESCAPE THE CROWDS

From private islands, to intimate cabins, to historic mansions — social distancing comes naturally at these small hotels.


ROYAL BELIZE PRIVATE ISLAND

Dangriga, Belize

Number of rooms: 1

Why we love it: From the moment you make your booking, your concierge will be hard at work creating a uniquely tailored vacation where no detail is left unconsidered.


RANGUANA CAYE

Ranguana Caye, Belize

Number of rooms: 3

Why we love it: Turtles find sanctuary on the Ranguana Caye shores. Not only could you spot a turtle while snorkeling off the shores, you could also spot turtles on shore laying eggs or even hatching.


VOLCANO VILLAGE LODGE

Volcano, Hawaii

Number of rooms: 5

Why we love it: Volcano Village Lodge gives guests the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be immersed in a native old growth Hawaiian rainforest with ancient volcanic features, lava tubes and rare native plants and flowers.


WALDO EMERSON INN

Kennebunk, Maine

Number of rooms: 6

Why we love it: Sprinkled throughout your experience, you’ll discover a variety of “bars” to sweeten your stay. The Honor Bar (cocktails and wine), The Candy Bar, The Book Bar, The Beach Bar, and The Beverage & Snack Bar.


CASA CAYUCO ECO ADVENTURE LODGE

Bocas del Toro, Panama

Number of rooms: 6

Why we love it: Powered by two very robust solar power centers and features a massive rainwater catchment and purification system. Casa Cayuco prides itself on having a net zero carbon footprint while providing a comfortable, eco-luxe stay for every guest.


STONEHURST PLACE

Atlanta, Georgia

Number of rooms: 8

Why we love it: Stonehurst Place was owned by generations of the same Atlanta family for almost 100 years, and the fine bones of the original structure now house jewel-box pretty rooms and design treats like a vintage Hermès handbag collection.


WICKER PARK INN

Chicago, Illinois

Number of rooms: 9

Why we love it:  The names of each guestroom recall the unique design accents you’ll find within. Inn owner Laura is part of the property’s charm — she’s hands-on, helpful and eager to make your stay at this unique boutique as memorable as possible. Prior to opening the Inn, she owned a bakery, so you know you are in for a real treat each morning.


THE BLACKWELL

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Number of rooms: 10

Why we love it: As you explore the lush grounds on foot, enjoy a drink under the gazebo, let loose at the pool table and unwind on the wrap-around porch, you’ll feel deeply connected to the visionaries who first built this beautiful place many years ago.


QUIET CREEK INN

Idyllwild, California

Number of rooms: 10

Why we love it: Quiet retreats are abundant here, from inviting hammocks to restful Adirondack chairs along Strawberry Creek, and private decks for interacting with and observing the wildlife.


INN AT PINE TERRACE

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Number of rooms: 11

Why we love it: This bed and breakfast was built in 1879 by two wagon-builders, and you’ll see their craftsmanship in every detail including intricate floors and hand-carved woodwork.  The original owners modeled the home after a French castle near Vienna.


THE HORTON HOTEL

Boone, North Carolina

Number of rooms: 15

Why we love it: Your stay is accented by all sorts of goodies: locally made lavender lotion, Beekman 1802 shower and soap products, and complimentary Acqua Panna water and treats. Wrap up in a plush robe, request essential oils, and bask in the soft glow of a Himalayan salt lamp.


THATCH CAYE RESORT

Dangriga, Belize

Number of rooms: 15

Why we love it: Guest rooms—which come in the form of bungalows, and cabanas—feature spectacular ocean views, easy access to the water, and relaxing features like hammocks and comfy lounge areas. Around every corner you’ll find romantic nooks, and relaxing respites.


INN ON LAKE GRANBURY

Granbury, Texas

Number of rooms: 15

Why we love it: The Inn has won numerous awards from Dallas-Fort Worth food writers for its sweet and savory breakfast dishes. During your getaway, you may enjoy such guest favorites as upside-down banana walnut french toast, blueberry blintz souffle, green chile cheese grits or sausage pancake bake drizzled with maple syrup.


REST HOTEL

Plymouth, California

Number of rooms: 16

Why we love it: Charm and comfort set the tone for the Rest Hotel — your base of operations for exploring the renowned Amador and El Dorado wine regions. From the 100+ nearby wineries, nationally acclaimed restaurant next door, and relaxing and beautiful backdrop of the Sierra Foothills, you’ll be continually inspired by your surroundings.


THE ISLAND INN AT 123 WEST

Friday Harbor, Washington

Number of rooms: 16

Why we love it: The Penthouses have harbor views and fabulous steam showers; some have ship ladders leading up to roof decks. The Euro rooms all have access to the Harborview Lobby, where you can have your morning coffee, or evening glass of wine, looking out over the boats in the harbor and the islands just beyond. 


300 CLIFTON

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Number of rooms: 17

Why we love it: From the moment you arrive, you’ll be charmed by the endless period details, many of which have been preserved from the late 19th Century. This Queen-Ann Victorian-turned-Georgian-Revival estate was built by famed architect Edwin Hewitt in 1887, and it was the illustrious home of lumber baron and arts philanthropist Eugene Carpenter and his wife Merrette.


MAINE STAY INN AND COTTAGES

Kennebunkport, Maine

Number of rooms: 17

Why we love it: As you approach the Maine Stay Inn, you can’t help but be simultaneously awed by the sheer expanse of it and wooed by the intimacy of it.  The spaciousness certainly contributes to your feeling while on-property — where an air of luxury and relaxation reigns supreme.


COPAL TREE LODGE

Punta Gorda, Belize

Number of rooms: 17

Why we love it: Copal Tree Lodge is a jungle lodge, organic farm, organic distillery, and 12,000-acre nature reserve. In short, it’s Belize’s unrivaled agritourism destination.


HENRY HOWARD HOTEL

New Orleans, Louisiana

Number of rooms: 18

Why we love it: The Parlor: an on-site cocktail bar with 12 foot ceilings, crown molding, and beautiful red pine flooring. Imbibe indoors or outdoors–enjoy the front porch, backyard garden courtyard, or take your drink to-geaux for a stroll down Magazine Street.


THE BIRCHWOOD

St. Petersburg, Florida

Number of rooms: 18

Why we love it: At The Canopy Rooftop Lounge, atop the fifth floor of this 18-room St. Petersburg inn, guests, tourists, and locals mingle over cold cocktails, casual eats, and unbeatable views of Tampa Bay.


INN AT LENAPE HEIGHTS

Ford City, Pennsylvania

Number of rooms: 20

Why we love it: Nestled in the hills of Western Pennsylvania, Lenape Heights Golf Resort offers a unique and challenging playing experience combined with a level of comfortable accommodation and personalized service that leaves guests rested and refreshed for their best round.


RELUCTANT PANTHER INN

Manchester, Vermont

Number of rooms: 20

Why we love it: Homemade chocolate chip cookies are left bedside, accompanying “turndown stories” of local lore–all to set the mood for a peaceful or romantic night.


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