Barbados

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New York Get 32 percent off from Emerson Spa & Resort, a dairy farm turned mountain lodge in the Catskills. Tee it Easy includes: • Three nights or more at either of the two hotels that comprise the resort, the Inn or the Lodge • Up to thr...
Four small hotels that let you live large. Montpelier Plantation & Beach, Nevis This elegant Relais & Châteaux hideaway in the mountains, which also has a seaside club, has been drawing the in-crowd for years. And it’s more stylish than ever...
My recent Why We Travel post discussed the potential risks of traveling to the Sochi Olympics in the wake of Russia's new anti-gay law. But the Duma is far from the only legislative body on earth enacting prohibitive policies against LGBT individu...
When I first went to Barbados 15 years ago, I had images of polo matches next to sugar-cane fields and afternoon tea at old plantation houses, knowing that the island had been ruled by Britain for 341 years (it won independence in 1966). Instead, ...
An agent at the luxury travel firm Absolute Travel, Natalie Nevares may seem an unlikely candidate to stay at an all-inclusive resort. After all, aren’t all-inclusives the home of bad buffets and who-cares-my-tip-is-already-paid service—and at an ...
JAMAICA Hotelier Chris Blackwell continues to place a stamp on his homeland. He has just turned Goldeneye-- the north- shore estate where James Bond creator Ian Fleming lived and wrote-- into an Island Outpost hotel. Guests stay in rustic but styl...
Vera Gordon, a retired educator in Brooklyn, New York, is a garden-variety traveler. Literally. Like more and more botanically minded tourists, she’s traversed the globe to experience its horticultural hot spots—and returned with fresh perspective...
Martiniquais consider Grand-Rivière, which overlooks the turbulent Dominica Channel, the end of the world. It was certainly the end of the road. After a white-knuckle drive on hairpin turns skirting Mount Pelée and passing through a rain forest wh...
turkey's posh new padTurkey's nightlife capital, Bodrum, now has two landmarks: the seaside Castle of St. Peter and, perched on a hill above it, the striking Marmara Bodrum hotel. Earthy architect Ersen Gürsel and interior designer Christian Allar...
No one is more appreciative of the sunny Caribbean than a Canadian in winter. Some of the passengers on the flight from Montreal to Barbados were already in shorts. My wife, Rosette, who grew up in Uganda, our three little boys, Oliver, Zachary, a...
ST. THOMAS Hotel 1829Though it's only steps from Charlotte Amalie's cruise-port chaos, this gem of a hotel is miles away in spirit. Built for the bride of a 19th-century French sea captain, Hotel 1829 is a confection of Moroccan tile, terraces swi...
OCCUPATION Psychic. Edward receives what he says are messages from the afterlife, which he describes at seminars, in books, and on his TV show Crossing Over, now in its final season. HOME BASE Long Island, New York THE CALLING It happened one day ...
Even if you plan to spend more time in the surf than in your room on your next beach vacation, the size and price of your indoor space still matter. In search of seaside values, we compared properties from the T+L 500 Hotels list, measuring rooms...
See our slideshow of Caribbean Hotels Under $150. When is a vacation not a vacation?When you can’t relax because you’re worried about spending money. The current economic crisis is forcing many to be financially creative, and that includes travel...
Golf | Shopping PALM SPRINGS A getaway for the winter weary, who come for hot days, cool nights, and 100-plus golf courses, Palm Springs is undergoing a makeover. To wit, the Parker Palm Springs (4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr.; 800/543-4300; www.thepa...