My F&W
quick save (...)

Unplugged Luxury: High-End Travel

In a tech backlash, food, wine, travel and design are going back to basics.

While many hotels treat Wi-Fi as a must-have amenity, a growing number of properties are going low-tech for guests who want to escape the 21st century. On St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Caneel Bay recently removed TVs and telephones from its 166 rooms.

Luxuriously refurbished homesteader cabins at the new Lodge at Sun Ranch in Montana evoke life in the early 1900s.

And at Malawi’s new Pumulani resort, guests can avoid motorized transport by exploring Lake Malawi on a wooden dhow, a traditional African sailboat handcrafted by local builders.

Published September 2008
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.