Tag: resorts

Mar 21, 2013

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

Photograph by Allison Shelley (via FincaBellavista.com) Finca Bellavista (FBV) is a sustainable treehouse community situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous South Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica. FBV is the brainchild of Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado who fell in love with Costa Rica. Today, the property…

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Mar 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Tranquility in Bali

Picture of the Day: Tranquility in Bali

TRANQUILITY IN BALI Photograph by Sean McGrath Set on a secluded hillside retreat high above the Ayung River, the Alila Hotel and Spa, located in the village of Payangan is home to one of the most beautiful infinity (zero edge) pools I’ve seen. The emerald-green swimming pool is matched by the lush…

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Sep 27, 2012

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

Located just outside of Soufrière, St. Lucia, the Ladera Resort features 9 villas and 23 suites with an ‘open wall’ where the west side of every unit is left open and exposed to the breathtaking views of the Piton Mountains and Caribbean sea. Every room also comes with a private plunge pool, with the…

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Jun 18, 2012

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

Located a mere 40 minute drive from the Reykjavik city center, the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s most visited sites with more than 400,000 visitors annually. It was recently voted ‘the best medical spa worldwide’ by Conde Nast Traveller and recognized as one of National Geographic’s 25 ‘wonders of the…

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Apr 21, 2011

Jade Mountain: Where All Rooms Have Infinity Pools

Jade Mountain: Where All Rooms Have Infinity Pools

Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain in St. Lucia is one of the most incredible resorts the Sifter has seen. Each room has only three walls and a private infinity pool with stunning panoramic views of the beautiful Caribbean. A tropical oasis, this slice of heaven doesn’t come cheap, with nightly rates…

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