In the ever-changing world of health and wellness trends, summer stands as a time to take a step back from the grind of daily life and travel or take time to unwind. Here’s an inside look at a few luxury resorts that are on the rise for this summer:
Pendry Hotels — the Montage Hotels & Resort
The New York Times recently reported that “Industry growth indicates that places that once dispensed pampering are now expanding their reach into adventure trips, hotel design, and cultural programming.”
Debuting in 2020, Pendry Hotels — the Montage Hotels & Resorts will be a 90-acre property nestled into the rolling hills and farmland of Somerset County, New Jersey.
Less than an hour from Manhattan, Pendry Natirar is situated on a 90-acre hilltop surrounded by 400 acres of stunning land that’s been conserved.
The peaceful resort offers an adjoining hotel and residences created for farm-style living with residences priced anywhere from $1.4 million to $4 million.
With the perfect union of easy country living and estate sophistication, The resort will be
composed of 39 Estate Villas and Farm Villas.
It will serve as a full-service destination with a spa, fitness center, swimming pool, tennis courts, along with several other outdoor activities. It will inspire a sanctuary of wellness to “reawaken the senses.”
Features year-round culinary menus, culinary-focused programming, the sustainable farm operates in harmony with the seasons to offer its agricultural bounty to the resort’s food and wine program.
Includes the famed Ninety Acres restaurant with the adjoining cooking school as well as year-round menus, culinary-focused programming and partnership events with local growers.
Over 200 varieties of produce, humanely-raised, pasture-fed livestock including Berkshire pigs, poultry, and sheep.
“The aesthetic and design boast natural wood and stone finishes, handcrafted millwork, spacious balconies, and outdoor living, full kitchens, high ceilings, gas fireplaces, contemporary design, and functionality.”
The two-bedroom Farm Villa Residences will be located on a 12-acre working farm, ideal for those who want a true country experience.
Grounds also include Natural mansion, which was originally built in 1912 and owned by a Moroccan king.
In addition to the cooking school and farm, residents will have access to a 66-room hotel, full-service spa, fitness center, tennis courts, and a number of trails for running and hiking.
Port Ferdinand Yacht & Beach Club Residences and Saint Peter’s Bay
In the serene and tropical setting of Barbados, lies the Port Ferdinand Yacht & Beach Club Residences and the neighboring Saint Peter’s Bay Resort.
Residing on a private marina, the property was designed in a colonial-style architecture and features a range of bedroom residences from two to five bedroom spaces.
With a relaxed and luxurious atmosphere, each of the villas cost anywhere from $2.1 million and up and range in size from 2,500 to 6,300 square feet.
Residents from either resort are given full privileges with complimentary boat and motor shuttles that transport its guests back and forth from its sister property.
While staying there, guests are given the complete villa experience with the added bonus of resort-like amenities. Water-related activities include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and snorkeling.
Saint Peter’s Bay, the sister property, offers residents 57 spacious residences in a tropical garden setting.
Located in a peaceful spot on the west coast, this luxurious residential resort is just south of Speightstown, a seaside town with a variety of vibrant bars and restaurants.
At this resort, you can make yourself completely at home with indoor and outdoor living spaces, walk-in closets, oversized bathrooms, kitchens with high-end appliances and plenty of storage space.
With the rise of luxurious residential resorts, people who love to travel now have the option to have a home in one of the most exclusive resorts in the country.
Additionally, guests have access to a variety of equipment to suit an active lifestyle — from waterskiing and wakeboarding to jet skis.