Vacationist: Charleston + London + Belize
In our opinion the only thing better than daydreaming about escaping the winter doldrums this time of year, is actually planning a trip—and of course, shaking off cabin fever in an exciting new locale. Good thing this week's featured hotel destinations offer something for everyone—history and charm in Charleston, big city sophistication in London, and a tropical escape in Ambergris Caye, Belize. Read on for details.
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Charleston, South Carolina
After a complete overhaul of a red brick building on one of Charleston's main streets, the aptly named Restoration on King opened this past April. The property's 16 suites are beautifully designed with modern furnishings, spacious terraces, and exposed-brick walls that give the property an urban edge among downtown's historic buildings...
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The Cadogan Hotel - up to 20% off
Tawdry English history meets elegant design and grand architecture at the Cadogan Hotel, opened in 1890. Its colorful past relates tales of a sumptuous hotel that played host to the affairs of future kings of England, and the notorious outpost where Oscar Wilde was arrested. Recent refurbishments to the 64 rooms and four suites added contemporary furniture, like uniquely designed high-back chairs and footstools wrapped in colorful tweeds; mid-century-inspired lighting fixtures; and beautiful paintings and artwork throughout....(Sale ends in 5 days.)
El Pescador - up to 25% off
Ambergris Caye, Belize
Bought sight unseen by a California doctor in 1972, the site of El Pescador enjoys some covetable sandy shores on Ambergris Caye, off the coast of Belize. Located just a few miles north of the isle's busy tourist town of San Pedro, the resort is made up of a two-story mahogany colonial lodge and three-bedroom, three-bath luxury villas. The attention to detail is a far cry from Belize's typically uninspired hotels: hardwood floors, handcrafted furniture, bamboo accents, and local art on the walls. A swimming pool fronts an empty beach, and guests feel as if they are the only ones on the entire island....
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