48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die


I would stay at any one of these if not all…my bucket list just GOT longer even without my bike….’-)

by  on MARCH 18, 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alex Scola

Alex is a recent graduate from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Though originally from Las Vegas, he continues to live in Portland where he produces and plays electronic music, and works odd-jobs (occasionally as a personal trainer). In his free-time, he is currently working on finishing a full-length album, and touching every continent.


A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. The best hotel in the worst place, on the other hand, can be something of an oasis. Take the best hotels and put them in the best places, and you’ve got a private slice of the vacation you’ve always dreamed of.

Here are 48 absolutely epic dream hotels.

1. Ladera Resort, St. Lucia

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IN MY DREAMS


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The quarries around Lake Joseph, New York, provided the stone for sidewalks in the early days of New York City. That business faded with the invention of concrete, but there still remains a connection between the city and the area today, with a passel of second homes, like this boathouse. What is that they say about location again?

This little SILCE of heaven is something all Adventure riders or anyone for that matter should be able to access…I would so LOVE to have a retreat like this in my life! Continue reading

Winter Getaway Part II


Over night the resort filled up a bit more and it was my lone bike among all cars.

Yesterday I had planned on exploring on the bike the surrounding area but after a beautiful sunrise…

…sea fog rolled in not only around the water but inland too.  It was destined to stick around the entire day.  So, after having a great yet a bit expensive breakfast at the Cedars restaurant I walked around looking at cottages for sale in the area and went to the beach.  Continue reading

Winter Getaway Part I


While many of you in the Northern Hemisphere are watching out your windows with despair and your bikes are all tucked in until the thaw…here out on the usual wet coast of BC we have an unusual break in the dreary weather and I happen to have the weekend off.  Temperatures are freezing in the morning but by afternoon yesterday, today and hopefully tomorrow we are seeing double digits Celsius. 

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CABIN PORN ;-)


What a cool sight this is….Free Cabin PORN

No, it’s not porn but holy check out the cabins ranging from huts to glamour.  I actually spent sometime at the Greenleaf Hut in New Hampshire.  I used to work for the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) there is a great hut system up in the White Mountains that you have to hike to.

Anyway, that should be for another post.  Just gave myself an idea.  ;-) But if you have the time not only check out this site but as well as the AMC.  There are 37 pages of these cabins and I highly recommend flipping though all the pages.  Such a cool site!

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