Vacationist: Sonoma + Thailand + Mexico
Truth be told, we’ve been obsessing over the Farmhouse Inn—in Sonoma, California’s Russian River Valley—since the property’s renovation in 2009. And now that Vacationist is offering rates of almost 30% off at the 18-room hotel, you may find us at tasting local wines with the property’s master sommelier, or perhaps unwinding after a treatment at the hotel’s rustic spa. Prefer exclusive beach villas to country charm? This week Vacationist brings you Cabo San Lucas and Phuket, as well.
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The Farmhouse Inn - up to 29% off
Northern California's Sonoma County is quickly giving better-branded neighbor Napa a run for its money, even if the region's lodgings lag slightly behind in luxury. Sonoma's Farmhouse Inn is poised to change all that. The place is family-run, friendly, and down-home, but spares no expense in treating guests like visiting royalty. Sure, the two rooms in the converted barn may not sound like much, but throw in modern stone fireplaces, hand-woven fabrics, elegant furniture, four-poster beds, private decks, and Jacuzzi tubs, and you'll feel like you're at a truly unique five-star hotel… (Sale ends in 5 days.)
Villa Las Palmas - up to 20% off
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
The Villa Las Palmas delivers the exclusivity of a grand private residence for up to 20 beachgoers. But the 13,000-square-foot property offers more than just access to Baja's sandy shores and the area's world-class diving. Inside, large bedrooms and common spaces have marble floors, crown moldings, and panoramic windows, and the state-of-the-art kitchen has stainless-steel appliances (including a Viking range)…. (Sale ends in 8 days.)
Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas
With 70 expansive two-, three- and four-bedroom bi-level villas outfitted with lustrous wood furnishings, the lushly landscaped property is a bit like bunking at a second home. Naturally, creature comforts include Wi-Fi, a ceramic cooktop, and a washer—but why waste your days doing laundry? Round-the-clock butler service ensures you'll never lift a pinkie, except to apply suntan lotion as you bask on the spotless four-mile Bang Tao Beach…. (Sale starts tomorrow.)