TRAVEL ATTACHÉ | HOLIDAY WEEKEND GETAWAYS, LAST-MINUTE EDITION / by Brackett Bilodeau

With Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ day back-to-back, it’s the perfect excuse to get out of town for a romantic city escape. Travel Attaché’s got the lowdown on the ultimate last-minute trips, so pack those weekenders and gear up for a mini-vacay of dreamy proportions.
 

1. AMANYARA
Perched on a promontory on the western shore of Providenciales, Amanyara is paradise found for travelers and nature lovers alike. Wilderness surrounds the pristine resort, overlooking the rolling reefs of Northwest Point Marine National Park, complete with direct access to the sea from open-air pavilions and villas. We’ll take our room service beachside, please.


2. TWIN FARMS
300 acres of whimsical wilderness? Sign us up. Vermont’s one and only five-star luxury experience is a stunning sanctuary of rolling hills, lavish accommodations, fine dining, and romantic folklore. The expansive private art collection is sprinkled throughout 20 uniquely designed accommodations, giving guests their very own gallery experience with each stay.


3. LAKE PLACID LODGE
The lush woods in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains play home to this idyllic Lake Placid escape. Guest rooms and cabins are tucked beneath a canopy of trees, surrounded by breathtaking views of the wilderness and almost certainly a crackling fire in the distance.


4. BELMOND LA SAMANNA
Rolling white sands, head-to-toe pampering in an outdoor spa, palatial villas...the list goes on and on at Belmond La Samanna. Tucked away along the island’s western shore, this breathtaking resort calls the sprawling 55-acre Baie Longue beachfront home, a paradise for travelers and locals alike with unequaled privacy and tranquility.


5. ST. REGIS, ASPEN
Aspen’s most coveted address is the place to be at any time of year, and with an internationally acclaimed restaurant and award-winning spa, this postcard destination never ceases to please. The list of activities and amenities is endless...think ski and snowboard clinics, snowmobiling, winter fly fishing, horse-drawn carriage rides through town, and naturally, the ultimate après ski experience with fireside s’mores and dinner at the original Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE.