November Travel Hit List

A food-lover's guide to the best new places.
FoodandWine Recipe

1. Maldives

Maldives: Anantara Kihavah Villas

© Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Anantara Kihavah Villas

When this opulent resort opens in December, guests can opt for pool villas set on the beach or perched on stilts over the Indian Ocean. The restaurant is underwater.

2. Healdsburg, Sonoma

Healdsburg, Sonoma: H2 Hotel

Courtesy of Zubin Schroff

H2 Hotel

Local winemakers go to its restaurant, Spoonbar, for Scott Beattie's locavore cocktails.

3. Uruguay

Uruguay: Playa Vik

Courtesy of Playa Vik / Cristobal Palma

Playa Vik

Casas at this eco beach hotel have stone fireplaces and modern art, like Pablo Casacuberta's graffiti.

4. Tasmania

Tasmania: Saffire

Courtesy of Saffire


A luxurious new green resort on the Freycinet Peninsula; the chef takes guests oyster-harvesting at a sustainable farm, then pours Champagne at the in-water oyster bar.

PUBLISHED November 2010