Bermuda's soft pink sand, mild turquoise waters and beach-season temperatures are a recipe for the perfect escape from reality. Retreat to The Fairmont Southampton when prices at other area hotels can reach more than $720 per night.
What's included & when
Frommer's praises this "glowing and rich-looking" resort, with its "gloriously manicured" grounds covered with a championship golf course, an outdoor pool with sun deck and the 31,000-square-foot Willow Stream Spa featuring an indoor pool and fitness center. Guests can dine at any of the resort's eight restaurants, including a AAA 4-Diamond steakhouse set on the bay in a traditional Bermuda cottage. A ferry is available to The Fairmont Hamilton Princess -- the hotel's sister property.
Note: There is a three-night minimum on all stays, and a one-night nonrefundable prepayment at time of booking. Each room is charged an additional 9.75% tax/tourism guest fee, $24.14 nightly resort fee and $20.40 nightly gratuity. The resort fee covers ferry service, trolley transfers and beach/pool services like towels, umbrellas and lockers.