Melissa Has Her Eye On These Hotels for 2023

We recently chatted all things travel with our intrepid leader, inquiring about her top-notch hotel picks that have left her eagerly anticipating her next adventure. Melissa Akkaway's particular eye for travel accommodations ensures that this list will ignite your wanderlust and inspire your future bookings.

The Four Seasons Resort in Tamarindo, Mexico, is on a luxurious beachfront situated on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Tamarindo is known for its beautiful beaches, making it a popular destination for tourists seeking an elevated experience but also a nature thrill. Selected suites come with private plunge pools, and the amenities continue to carry out the luxury with multiple swimming pools, a spa, and state-of-the-art dining experiences serving modern takes on traditional Mexican cuisine. Outdoor activities consist of surfing, golfing, and hiking in the surrounding mountains.

Autocamp Cape Cod takes glamping to the southern coast of Cape Cod. Located in Falmouth, Massachusetts, Autocamp offers untraditional accommodations like airstream trailers, luxury tents, and cabins. The Airstream trailers are fully renovated and come with everything to be expected in a hotel room, such as air conditioning, heating, private bathrooms, and plush beds. The luxury tents and cabins include moments like private decks and full seating areas, making the unconventional accommodations feel homey and comfortable. 


The moment you step into the grounds, you’ll feel a sudden rush of memories, but don’t get too lost in them because the experience is all about adulting in the wilderness. The outdoor setting includes a communal fire pit, a pool, a fitness center, and bike rentals.

Palm Heights is situated on Seven Mile Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. This hotel exudes the quintessential contemporary beach house aesthetic. Head to The Coconut Club or The Pink Bar for your midday beverage and bite, and dine at the upscale, Mediterranean-inspired Tillie’s restaurant for a fancy evening out. The amenities include a spa, a full gym, a rooftop terrace with a pool and hot tub, and complimentary water sporting equipment such as kayaks and paddleboards.

The Soho House brand, being infamous for catering to particular people all over the world, may have spent extra time finessing this particular location. The Farmhouse’s design is rustic yet refined, with a mix of traditional and modern moments seamlessly weaved throughout the premises. The main barn building serves as the hub of the property, with a lounge, restaurant, gorgeous bar, and cinema. The rooms and cabins are scattered throughout the estate, offering guests a sense of privacy and seclusion.

The Soho Farmhouse offers a luxurious and relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, with a focus on comfort, quality, and a laid-back country vibe.

Travel presents an amazing opportunity to make new connections, embark on exciting adventures, and experience personal growth. We're hopeful that these options will inspire you to take the leap and immerse yourself in all the wonders that travel has to offer.

This 1 Hotel location overlooks Hanalei Bay and the waterfall-abundant Hihimanu, Nāmolokama, and Māmalahoa mountains, being some of the prettiest views in the world. Though this hotel comes equipped with all of the particular luxury necessities Melissa seeks out, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay has also set out to provide a fully integrated wellness and mindfulness experience with progressive spa and medi-spa services and daily mind/body programming. 1 Hotels takes pride in designing with natural materials, such as reclaimed wood and stone, and feature eco-friendly amenities, such as organic linens and non-toxic cleaning supplies. 


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