Best of the Best 2018 - 300
CLIFF HOUSE MAINE
CA PE N EDDICK, MA IN E
N E I G H B O R H O O D Idyllic Coastal Landscape
The reimagined Cliff House Maine takes casual luxury right to the edge. This landmark, 226room hotel, which has held its scenic spot over Cape Neddick since 1872, welcomes a new
generation with treatments at The Spa at Cliff House, inspired by the wild and free elements of
Maine. Bask in the views from the infinity pool or the private terrace of your seaside-chic guestroom; book one with a fireplace. You can hit dozens of trails, go sailing or even join a traditional lobster boat, and there are games galore on the grounds. Gather in the evenings over craft
cocktails and fresh seafood caught just offshore.
$100 resort credit per stay.
The hotel is a short distance from Rachel
Carson National Wildlife Refuge, one of the
Distance from Portsmouth Airport (PSM): 14 miles/22 km
Size: 226 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Casual
KEN N EB U N KPOR T, MA IN E
N E I G H B O R H O O D Southern Coast of Maine
The secret to Hidden Pond lies in its oneness with nature. This eco-chic resort invites guests to
take guided hikes and leisurely bike rides along wooded trails, plant seeds with the gardener or
capture the peaceful surroundings on canvas in a painting class with the artist-in-residence.
Join a yoga class at the organic farm, and find renewal amidst the treetops at Tree Spa. Local
farms, foragers and fishermen provide the makings for simple yet novel fare at the romantically rustic Earth restaurant. The 36 bungalows and two-bedroom cottages are an easy drive
from historic Kennebunkport.
$100 resort credit per stay.
Take the shuttle to Goose Rocks Beach, where
resort guests will be provided everything they
need for a day at the beach, including chairs,
towels and lunch at The Tides Beach Club.
Distance from Portland Airport (PWM): 17 miles/27 km
Size: 36 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen
INN AT PERRY CABIN BY BELMOND
ST. MICHA ELS, MA R YLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Waterfront, Sailing Academy
Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond is so cozy and home-like, you'll be aching to stay indefinitely.
Set in a manor house in the resort town of St. Michaels, this intimate retreat offers just 78
guestrooms, all with sleigh beds or turned-wood New England beds, stacked with pillows and
lighted by lamps. Each evening, your turndown service includes freshly baked cookies - a
delightful way to end the day. The Linden Spa is not to be missed; treatments are based on
local botanicals, such as linden blossom, verbena and black birch. Take time to relax in an
Adirondack chair on the lawn and watch the boats cruise by.
$100 hotel credit per stay.
Make time to experience the thrill of sailing
on the Chesapeake. Charter one of the Inn's
luxurious Alerion yachts for a private sail.
Distance from Baltimore Airport (BWI): 55 miles/89 km
Size: 78 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual