Vegans can now rejoice! These hotels and resorts offer bountiful vegan cuisine, letting you indulge in the high life while dining on high-quality, plant-based food. From Mexico to Greece and Costa Rica to California and Hawai’i, each property offers a robust, plant-based food program along with bringing sustainability to the forefront with their operational practices and offerings.
Nestled along the stunning Mexican coastline in Nayarit, Mexico, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita brought on vegan celebrity chef Leslie Durso in 2017. Since then, she has created fresh and flavorful plant-based dining options for all. Highlighting local flavors and ingredients presenting innovative plant-based twists on traditional Mexican fare, favorites include Portobello Zarandeado style and Fried Heart of Palm Rings.
A private paradise, this hotel’s mission is to educate everyone from all walks of life and to be educated on a healthier lifestyle without giving up your desires. Tamarindo’s first 100 percent, plant-based eco-hotel sits just steps from the beach and is rooted in sustainability from its design, operations and products used. Their farm-to-table cuisine is 100 percent vegan and the team proudly makes all food, breads, sauces and more from scratch in house.
Reconnect at the coastal hillside hotel overlooking Mendocino Bay. Inspired by its on-site certified organic garden, Ravens Restaurant presents real organic cuisine, showcasing an elevated plant-based menu. Along with award-winning vegan cuisine, the hotel has a comprehensive composting and recycling program and uses sustainable cleaning supplies and bio-diesel fueled trucks, making it a truly sustainable destination.
In the traditional village of Ano Mera, the 14-suite Koukoumi Hotel is the first and only vegan hotel in Greece. From its plant-based restaurant which serves rich breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as a nine-stage menu degustation, to the use of organic products, to the custom-made mattresses, all were chosen with a lot of love and caring for the environment.
On the Big Island of Hawai’i and set on six lush acres on the slopes of Kilauea Volcano, this boutique hotel is constructed using the highest quality LEED-certified bamboo, serving an entirely plant-based and wholesome breakfast. The property strives to become a zero-waste property. Every day is brunch day at Volcano Eco Retreat, so kick off your day with Chef Court’s pandan crepes or an Impossible Meat loco moco with house-made umami gravy.
The 49-room resort on Saint Lucia spreads across a 600-acre lush estate with uninterrupted views of the twin Piton mountains. Whilst all menus feature vegetarian and vegan choices, the Emerald’s Restaurant caters exclusively to vegans with a modern tapas-style menu. Guests can also book vegan cooking classes led by the resort’s dedicated Vegan Chef de Cuisine, using ingredients from the resort’s on-site Emerald Estates Regenerative Farm.
Whether you are interested in music, art, history, food, sports or fashion, Music City has something for everyone to sing about. Nashville is accessible, friendly and authentic, with diverse neighborhoods, a storied musical heritage and a creative culture that energizes the city.
This spring/summer, Music City welcomes The Printing House, a new hotel celebrating the city’s rich legacy as a hub for creativity. Located at the intersection of Third Avenue and Peabody Street, The Printing House pays homage to the printing press’s influence in and dispersion of music in Nashville’s legacy, from printed sheet music to concert posters to songbooks.
If you think you’ve been to the must-see destinations in Japan, but your explorations haven’t really taken you past the major travel hubs, consider Setouchi. Or maybe you’ve never visited Japan before, but want somewhere off the beaten path, Setouchi fits the bill. A small region in the southern half of the country, the destination offers plenty to see and do, regardless of its size.
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Chautauqua Institution is a unique destination in western New York, which, every summer, hosts thousands of visitors who flock to the expansive grounds to attend a variety of programming all designed with “self and community betterment” in mind. Chautauqua Institution is nothing new; it was founded in the 1870s to provide wealthy Americans a more constructive and educational way to use their leisure time, and, this year, it’s celebrating its 150th anniversary, making it the perfect time to visit.