Now that we’ve had some time to get settled into 2023, it’s time to start checking off this year’s resolutions. In hopes to inspire you, we've put together a few ideas on how common resolutions can be checked off at some of the best hotels nationwide.
Play at an award-winning golf-course at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota (pictured) – Located on 315 acres of lush, tropical landscape, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Sarasota magnificently reflects the natural beauty of its environment, making the surrounding view the only thing more beautiful than the game at hand. Designed by Tom Fazio, the exclusive course resides 13 miles away from the resort. Play this par-72 course, and you will see why no golf vacation will ever be the same.
Be inspired to kick-start your fitness journey at The Clancy (San Francisco, CA) – The Clancy in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco has recently completely renovated its fitness facility with a major expansion, which means more space to get your fitness on. New Peloton bikes, as well as a Tonal, and other cutting edge fitness equipment are now in the space. Guests and locals alike can also take part in a complementary Athleta pop-up event complete with yoga classes, a smoothie bar, and colorful chef-prepared foods to fuel the kickoff of any fitness journey.
Spend more time with family at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe, CA) – Located mid-mountain at Northstar and just 15 minutes away from the pristine Lake Tahoe, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe provides a perfect getaway for families of any size to spend time together, with two- to four-bedroom residences available that sleep up to 10 guests. These suites are a luxury alternative to traditional rentals and feature gas fireplaces, contemporary mountain décor and floor-to-ceiling windows with inspiring views. Children under four receive a Ritz Kids tote bag with Ritz Kids privacy sign, rubber duck, gentle bath amenities, and bib.
Explore new cultures through food at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek (Beaver Creek, CO) – Located at the base of one of Vail Valley’s most celebrated mountain resorts, the culinary team at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek draws from their global experiences to create menus that invite guests to “try something new” for their resolution. With dishes that explore a variety of global cuisines, culinary explorers can feast on delectable dishes like Eggplant Mutable, Miso Ramen, and Zopf made with activated charcoal brioche and pesto brioche.
Start your wellness regimen at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street (Tampa, FL) – Enjoy wellness in every aspect of your visit with weekly special programming and the hotel’s signature Stay Well™ suites (complete air purifiers, vitamin-infused showers, and more). A new mindful moment is held at the lobby every “Wellness Wednesday,” which can include ABV cocktails, aromatherapy, or mediation rituals, and Fridays kick-off with rooftop yoga on the sixth floor event lawn. The wellness experience can continue with a relaxing dip in the rooftop pool, a treatment at the luxurious JW Spa, or a refreshing bite and drink at SIX, where guests can enjoy chef crafted specialties and Tampa’s pristine weather on the outdoor dining area that overlooks the Bayfront.
Have a romantic dinner at sea at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas (St. Thomas, USVI) – Foodie couples can’t-miss this one-of-a-kind sunset sail aboard the Lady Lynsey II – one of the newest sailing experiences where guests at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas can indulge in seven kinds of wonderful. The Seven C’s Experience features caviar and charcuterie hors d’oeuvres paired with champagne from the vessel’s open bar, before a light dinner onboard featuring chef’ssignature ceviche complemented with elevated cocktails via the resort’s signature Spiced Rum Program. Following dinner, guests will experience the beauty of the Virgin Islands, while enjoying a decadent chocolate dessert. After sunset, participants will revel in the majestic views of the Caribbean night sky, spotting twinkling constellations along the way.
Spend more time outdoors at Viceroy Snowmass (Snowmass Village, CO) – Enjoy the great outdoors at Viceroy Snowmass. Whether you’re skiing in the winter or hiking in the summer, there’s plenty of fun adventures to partake in. Slopeside on the beautiful Snowmass Mountain Resort, Viceroy Snowmass' pool captures expansive views of the peaks and valleys that encircle the hotel, surrounded by Aspen trees, open cabanas, and jacuzzis with waterfalls, and a pool's trailside bar (which is ski-in, ski-out in the winter and bike-in, bike-out in the summer).
Learn from a Dedicated Wellbeing Host and Choose from Over 50 Wellbeing Activities
Stay at: Banyan Tree Mayakoba – Riviera Maya, Mexico
Banyan Tree Mayakoba invites guests into a world of lush mangrove forests and pristine coastlines imbued with the charm of the Riviera Maya. Guests can revitalize every organ of their body and renew their mind with the property’s wellbeing sanctuaries, which include a personalized 64-point assessment based on Banyan Tree’s 8 pillars of wellbeing and access to 50 simple-yet-impactful wellbeing activities that they may choose in consultation with the property's wellbeing host. These include conscious grounding, ocean breath meditation by the sea and Wave Stretch, a hydrotherapy treatment inspired by WATSU therapy.
Lessen Your Screen Time and Immerse Yourself in Nature
Stay at: The Foundry Hotel – Asheville, North Carolina
The Foundry Hotel an 87-room boutique hotel complex located in the heart of The Block neighborhood, Asheville’s oldest Black business district. Nestled among the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, the property is perfectly suited for a break from technology. Travelers can book the hotel’s “Digital Detox Adventure Package” for a hardcore escape inclusive of The Arrivals AER classic puffer featuring an "Off The Grid" pocket that blocks 100% radiation from cell signal and an exclusive, private guided hike at Wild Cat Rock, a stunning route with no cell service, via Asheville Wellness Tours. Alternatively, the property’s “Flower Bathing” Nature Therapy Experience allows guests to immerse themselves in the magic of the Pisgah National Forest as new life sprouts up all around them, honoring the Japanese practice of forest bathing (Shinrin Yoku) by celebrating the arrival of the Asheville’s local wildflowers. For the quintessential Asheville history experience and a way for guests to hit their 10,000 steps while absorbing local culture, visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at The Block with a private, interactive ‘Hood’ tour led by local onsite historian DeWayne Barton of Hood Huggers International. Barton’s tours highlight the neighborhood’s entertainment, historic sites and authentic local cuisine, while celebrating the city’s past and unfolding the resilient and moving stories living within the walls of The Foundry Hotel’s original steel foundry structure.
Recharge Your Mind and Body in the Hawaiian Sun
Stay at: Wailea Beach Resort – Maui, Hawaii
At the ocean’s edge nestled between two of Maui's golden sand crescent beaches, Wailea Beach Resort is the epitome of scenic luxury spanning 22 acres with three spectacular pool experiences, including private floating cabanas and the longest water slide in all of Maui. Guests at Wailea Beach Resort are invited to get in touch with their minds and bodies at the oceanfront and participate in the resort’s “Coco Yoga.” This 50-minute class bases its workout around the coconut – with the fruit used as a weight, a stretching prop and eventually, even as nourishment. For a more extensive experience, guests can book the Awaken in Wailea experience, a morning of curated wellness activities including a 60-minute lomi lomi massage with meditative soundwave therapy produced by Tibetan singing bowls and a flavor-forward Chef’s menu celebrating locally sourced ingredients.
Enhance Your Sleep Routine in the Middle of a Cultural Capital
Stay at: French Quarter Inn – Charleston, South Carolina
Named a top 5 hotel in the U.S. for four years in a row for TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards, this 50-room luxury boutique hotel showcases the southern charm the city is known for with a comfortable upscale design coupled with high-touch service and extensive daily amenities, including locally sourced artisanal breakfast and personal wine and cheese pairings. The hotel's “Suite Dreams” package invites guests to sleep well and feel their best with suite-style accommodations, a “Sound Sleep” pillow menu featuring seven extraordinary comfortable pillows, nighttime “Sleepy Tea” and turndown chocolates, two Deep Steep lavender body products, a lavender sachet for soothing pillow scents, 2 eye masks and guaranteed check out at 1PM, perfect for maximizing slumber after a busy day in Charleston. For the perfect snooze, check out the property’s new in-room sleep guides with tips curated by SleepSpace founder Dr. Daniel Gartenberg.