Nothing quite as inspirational to us than a gorgeous, starry evening. Feeling the immense beauty of the universe with its twirling and twinkling lights feels just like magic. This summer we invite you to escape to these cherry-picked spas that offer evenings of vast viewing, all situated in a bit more remote areas to offer minimal man-made lights but plenty of nature's own.
THE BROADMOOR | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Offering not only majestic mountain views, The Broadmoor shines bright and welcomes guests to a legendary Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort. With its impeccable service and distinctive amenities, this property promotes the spirit of the West and inspires the adventurer within, providing endless opportunities to explore the picturesque mountains, streams, and canyons that have inspired generations. Experience an iconic Colorado Springs resort where personalized luxury offers an escape from the ordinary, and its modern details blend seamlessly with the timeless European elegance of this historic hotel.
THE SULLIVAN ESTATE | Haleiwa, Hawaii
You'll feel like you're in heaven itself while visiting this upscale Hawaiian Holistic Wellness Retreat offering an experience like no other. This Eco-Luxe hide-away is nestled atop the cliffs of Pupukea and overlooks the glorious 7 Mile Miracle on the island of Oahu, allowing your spirit to soar to new heights. The enchanted guests are able to experience true seclusion, while enjoying their world-class well-living modalities & superb personal attention. Only one booking (6 persons maximum) is scheduled at a time, allowing for absolute solitude & complete respite, not to mention the ultimate opportunity for immersion into nature.
BRASADA RANCH | Powell Butte, Oregon
The desert offers a different type of immersion into the awe of nature, especially when it's also intersecting the towering Cascade mountains and rugged high desert. Here you will escape to an award-winning sanctuary rooted in nature where you will enjoy the wild, open and inspiring sunset horseback rides, farm-to-table dinners, and the housemade s’mores by a crackling fire. Then, look up to see the sky with a blanket of stars as far as the eye can see. With a calendar full of immersive events, every season at the Ranch is built for making memories together that will last a lifetime.
HOTEL QUINTA DAS LAGRIMAS | Portugal
Nature, charm, history, elegance, experiences embody the essence of Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears). For centuries a private sanctuary that welcomed Kings and Emperors, the Quinta das Lágrimas Hotel is now open to all those that appreciate the art of fine living and to those that want to discover the love legend of Prince Pedro and the fair Inês de Castro. The hotel is a member of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the World” and its Bamboo Garden Spa combines the best modern aesthetics with ancestral principles of balance between body and mind. Based on the four seasons of the year, you will find an extremely relaxing and comfortable environment where body and mind find the perfect balance through their luxury care and rituals. Look up and enjoy this beautiful place and moment on Earth.
THE BRANDO | French Polynesia
There's a reason why this place attracts those who are seeking a deep respite from the world. Its beauty and magic entranced even Marlon Brando, who first came to Tetiaroa while filming Mutiny on the Bounty and was immediately enchanted by the island’s rare beauty and paradise. It had such a huge effect on his that he settled down, carved out his true paradise and finally found a home. He enventually created the world’s first and foremost post-carbon resort—an island where innovative new technologies would enable a self-sustaining luxury environment for hotel guests, residents and scientific research.
SUMMERFIELDS | South Africa
Move over camping and enjoy open-air glamping! Head over to this goregous macadamia nut and litchi farm nestled on the bank of the Sabie River. This unique property will leave you totally immersed in relaxation from the first step onto the property. Be sure to stop by the Padstal (similar to a farmer's market) to stock up on fresh from the source produce, health and beauty products. Leave behind the stresses of daily life and enjoy your stay in one of their inspiring open-air glamping tents nestled along the Sabie River and experience health through both the spa services and water ... or as the locals say "Sanare per Aquam”.