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TULLE THE TRAVEL GUIDE

Romantic ideas for your WEDDING , HONEYMOON or NEWLYWED getaway

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TULLE Founder and Editor in Chief K aitlyn K irby Editorial Pro duc tion A ssistant M ichael B enters Front and Back Cover Photo graphy Erich M cVey

Featured Proper ties The Par ker Palm Spr ings The Far mhouse I nn S olage Calistoga Esperanza, An Auberge R esor t Four S easons R esor t, Punta M ita Le S ereno Par k H yatt B eaver Creek R esor t and Spa The Sur rey The Chat wal The Viceroy Palm Spr ings The Langham Chicago Topnotch R esor t and Spa The G or ing M ykonos Grand Hotel and R esor t Castle H ill I nn The R anch at Live Oak M alibu G ansevoor t Tur ks and Caicos The Viceroy Anguilla Hotel Cr illon le Brave, Provence S alamander R esor t and Spa

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EDITOR’S LETTER

SETTING SAIL

Hey, brides— Follow us on the web! Be sure to follow us on Twitter @tullemag, on Facebook (facebook.com/tullemag) and pin with us on Pinterest (pinterest.com/tullemag).

Have ideas? Let us know! I’d love to hear from you. Send me an email kate@tullemag.com or tweet me @minimagkate to share suggestions, thoughts, and ideas on this issue and those to come.

With summer coming to a close and the wild wedding season bubbling down to a simmer, it’s time to take a vacation. Whether it’s your honeymoon, the search for the perfect wedding venue or simply a romantic getaway with your love, now is the time to set sail. That’s where we come in! Consider Tulle your one-stop shop for the best of travel with this guide to hotels, resorts and spas all over the world— from New York to Palm Springs to London and beyond. We’re sharing our Tulle Top 20 to let you in on our favorite destinations and first-class properties that will make your stay the most memorable. So before you book those plane tickets and pack your bags, take a look through our carefully-crafted travel guide. We’ve hand-selected each locale from thousands of worthy contenders and we think you’ll be pleased with what you find. I dream about these properties daily and am already planning to set sail for a few more late summer stays. Happy traveling.

Kaitlyn Kirby

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VICEROY PALM SPRINGS 1 | BEST ELOPEMENT

VICEROY PALM SPRINGS

First of the Tulle Top 20, this Palm Springs oasis is perfect for couples saying “I Do” in an intimate affair and those looking for a glamorous getaway in the sun. VISIT: Viceroy Palm Springs, 415 S Belardo Rd; Palm Springs, CA 92262; (760) 320-4117; www. viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/ palmsprings

WHY WE PICKED IT We’ve select-

ed this Palm Springs hot spot given its chic decor (think Old Hollywood— bold pops of yellow, black and white), beautiful wedding spaces, glam guest rooms, lush gardens and scenery and tailored packages for brides and grooms. For instance,

the Midnight Elopement by Viceroy Palm Springs includes everything necessary for a spontaneous ceremony, without sacrificing style. The resort will assist with everything from the flowers to the candles and the champagne reception— who wouldn’t love that?


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WHAT WE WOULD DO After

you’ve booked your stay with Viceroy Palm Springs, here’s a peek at how we would pass the time at this Tulle No. 1 pick: HIT THE BAR You’re on vaca-

tion! Drop off your bags, relax for a few and then hit the bar! Viceroy Palm Springs’ Citron Bar boasts a cocktail menu full of fun drinks whimsically named to reflect Palm Springs life in the ‘40s. ENJOY THE SPA Talk about

glamour! The Estrella Spa offers a host of spa services in a serene indoor-outdoor setting. REGENCY COURTYARD

PRESIDIO COURTYARD

A luxurious, formal garden complete with a 350-sq. ft. cabana— perfect for ceremonies and grand events with up to 150 guests.

A picturesque, private interior courtyard that quickly transforms outdoor receptions into sun and starlit soirees with up to 180 guests.

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CATCH SOME ZZZ’S The luxury

rooms and suites at Viceroy Palm Springs are so chic— designed in favor of Palm Springs’ original era of glamour— you’ll never want to leave.


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SOLAGE CALISTOGA 2 | BEST WINE COUNTRY GETAWAY

SOLAGE CALISTOGA

Solage Calistoga is Napa Valley’s premier eco-chic contemporary paradise and is even home to Napa Valley’s largest event venue. VISIT: Solage Calistoga, 755 Silverado Trail N; Calistoga, CA 94515; (707) 266-7534; www. solagecalistoga.com

WHY WE PICKED IT This idyllic

property located just steps from downtown Calistoga comes in as Tulle’s No. 2 pick simply due to its air of contemporary-yet-rustic elegance. If you’re in the mood to visit Wine Country, this is the place to stay. Solage Calistoga is an exceptional

property, complete with an award-winning spa (Spa Solage) and Michelin Star-rated restaurant (Solbar). Oh, and did we mention the wedding event spaces are a dream? No matter if you’re planning the party of the century or a small, intimate ceremony, Solage Calistoga does it all.


WHAT WE WOULD DO We rec-

ommend taking full advantage of the “All About You” wedding and couples offerings at this Tulle No. 2 pick: DESIGN YOUR MENU Solage Cal-

istoga’s Michelin Star-rated restaurant offers a “He Said, She Said” customizable menu with renowned Executive Chef Brandon Sharp. Design a wedding menu that will be unique to you! RELAX WITH YOUR LOVE The

property provides “Mr. & Mrs.” embroidered pillow cases and a bottle of Unity wine from neighboring Fisher Vineyards for your first night. TAKE A CRUISE Take the com-

plimentary “Just Married” cruiser bikes for a spin around the property.

THE ACCOMODATIONS

Solage Calistoga offers unique studios and one-bedroom suites for your Napa Valley stay. Each with a semi-private or private patio, cruiser bicycles, luxurious linens and tranquil setting, you have the best of both worlds—a social scene and garden escape— right outside your door.


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GANSEVOORT TURKS & CAICOS 3 | BEST TROPICAL PARADISE

GANSEVOORT TURKS AND CAICOS

Gansevoort Turks & Caicos is our top pick for tropical paradise trips. With turquoise waters and stunning beaches— what could be better? VISIT: Gansevoort Turks & Caicos, Lower Bight Road, Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales; Turks & Caicos Islands, British West Indies; (649) 941-7555; www. gansevoorthotelgroup.com/hotels/ gansevoort-turks-and-caicos

WHY WE PICKED IT Tucked away

room has an ocean view— in the beautiful British West and proximity to Grace Indies, Gansevoort Turks Bay, often called one of the & Caicos is the perfect mix best beaches in the world. It of Caribbean flair and chic, would be hard not to leave urban atmosphere. The prop- it all behind for one of Ganerty brings indulgence and sevoort’s sleek guestrooms relaxation to the top of the with their light, beachy vibes to-do list with its beachfront and hints of calming, Caribsetting— one where every bean blues.


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No. 3 pick offers numerous amenities and activities for couples, 101 different ways to relax and live the good life, if you will: TAKE A DIP When in the Carib-

bean, do as the Caribbeans do? Take a dip in the pool or spend some time sunbathing on one of the many chaise lounges around the water. SNEAK SOME PRIVACY Take ad-

vantage of the Gansevoort’s private island pods or round beach beds for some private lounge time with your love. BE MR. AND MRS. G The GanAMENITIES

STELLE RESTAURANT

A complimentary full, beachside breakfast buffet, use of bicycles, snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, plus spa and gym.

With outdoor seating that overlooks the water and gourmet cuisine from Gansevoort’s Stelle, each meal will be memorable.

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sevoort Turks & Caicos offers the “Mr. and Mrs. G” package with a champagne arrival, couples massage and private dinner. TURN IN The guestrooms are

uber luxe, so turn in for the best night’s sleep.


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VICEROY ANGUILLA 4 | BEST OCEANFRONT EXPERIENCE

VICEROY ANGUILLA

When we think contemporary, oceanfront romance, we think Viceroy Anguilla and now you will too. VISIT: Viceroy Anguilla, Barnes Bay, P.O. Box 8028, West End; Anguilla AI2640; +1 264 497 7000; www. viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/ en/anguilla

WHY WE PICKED IT You’ll come

for the island vibes (with sophisticated chic decor by designer Kelly Wearstler) and tranquil setting, but just might end up staying for the food. Viceroy Anguilla’s signature restaurant, Cobà, boasts views of Barnes Bay and Meads Bay, in addition

to the Sunset Lounge and Half Shell beach bar and restaurant that offer a host of other ways to take in the Caribbean through culinary adventures. The resort actually closes for the season on August 23rd, but will open back up for guests at the end of October.


WHAT WE WOULD DO We chose

Viceroy Anguilla as our No. 4 pick for the complete oceanfront couples experience— here’s how we’d spend it: PICK A POOL Viceroy Anguilla

offers three resort pools with amazing views and poolside services. Choose from the Sunset Pool, Aleta Pool and family-friendly Meads Bay Pool. PLAN AN ISLAND EXCURSION

Anguilla’s location in the Caribbean allows easy access to nearby islands like St. Martin. Arrange the 30-minute boat ride with the concierge and go exploring! PICK A RESTAURANT Again, op-

tions are endless at Viceroy Anguilla! Choose from one of five restaurants and lounges to enjoy locally caught seafood, fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables.

THE ACCOMODATIONS

The lavish guestrooms, suites and villas at Viceroy Anguilla were never far from our minds in dubbing the property our No. 4 pick. Each is perfect for newlyweds with private plunge pools, sundecks, soaking tubs, stately four-poster beds and ocean views.


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FOUR SEASONS RESORT PUNTA MITA 5 | BEST OF MEXICO

FOUR SEASONS RESORT PUNTA MITA If a white-sand beach vacation to Mexico is what you’re after, look no further than the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita. This resort is our top pick in Mexico! VISIT: Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Ramal Carretera Federal 200 Km. 19, Punta de Mita, 63734 Nayarit, Mexico; +52 329 291 6000; www. fourseasons.com/puntamita

WHY WE PICKED IT Mexico is a

for its white-sand beaches popular honeymoon destina- in addition to some of the tion as well as a great desbest snorkelling, scuba divtination for tying the knot, ing, fishing, surfing and golf but with the wealth of resort in the world. Located just 45 possibilities, how do you minutes from Puerto Vallarchoose? We’ve chosen for you ta, and in true Four Seasons with Four Seasons Resort fashion, this luxurious resort Punta Mita! This Tulle No. 5 with striking ocean views pick takes the Best of Mexico will not let you down.


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WHAT WE WOULD DO Celebrities

adore Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita for its Mexicaninspired rooms, expansive golf courses and lush pools and private beaches. CHECK OUT THE BALLROOM If

you’re thinking of tying the knot at FS Punta Mita, take a spin around the newly-renovated ballroom space— a great option for beach I Do’s. HIT THE LINKS Grab your clubs

and get ready for a round of oceanview golf. You can choose from two Jack Nicklaus-designed courses. COUPLES MASSAGE The Four

Seasons Resort Punta Mita offers spa services in the privacy of your own room. Schedule a couples massage, facial, manicure or pedicure. TAKE IN THE CULTURE FS Punta

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LE SERENO, ST BARTHS 6 | BEST PLACE FOR AN INTIMATE GETAWAY

LE SERENO

The best destination for an intimate, romantic stay with your new spouse or a private wedding ceremony, Le Sereno in St. Barth’s is our No. 6 pick. VISIT: Le Sereno, Anse Maréchal, 97133 Saint Barthélemy, France; +33 5 90 29 83 00; www.lesereno.com

WHY WE PICKED IT St. Barth’s

has long been the chic, starstudded vacation destination that dreams are made of and we’re here to tell you, it’s true— this French island packs a punch of intimacy and romance and sophistication galore. Le Sereno is our choice in St. Barth’s for

its private, oceanview villas, freshwater pool, decor by French designer Christian Liaigre, private gardens and top-notch dining. The suites are spacious, the location secluded and the aesthetic atmosphere light and airy. This serene hotel is the best place to unwind and refuel.


WHAT WE WOULD DO If you’re

wowed by your first look at the place, you should be. Esperanza is the height of Cabo class with tons of amenities: GET MARRIED Esperanza is

tucked between two scenic bluffs overlooking the Sea of Cortez— hello, wedding location! Already married? Renew your vows or make time for a romantic moment.

ESPERANZA, CABO 7 | BEST OF CABO

ESPERANZA

This waterfront property is the only private beach resort in Los Cabos. An adults-only hotel with award-winning spa and fitness programs, Esperanza is our top Cabo honeymoon destination. VISIT: Esperanza, Carretera Transpeninsular KM 7 Manzana 10, Punta Ballena Cabo San Lucas Mexico 23410; (855) 331-2226; www.esperanza. aubergeresorts.com

GET IN SHAPE Esperanza has

a award-winning spa and fitness program to help you stay fit on your honeymoon or beach vacation. And with sunrise yoga and Zumba, you’ll enjoy it too! HANG IN THE HAMMOCK Your

private casita includes a terrace hammock for lazy lounging— or if you’re in a suite or villa, you can pop in the plunge pool or infinity hot tub.


WHAT WE WOULD DO If you’ve

planned your honeymoon in Greece, the Mykonos Grand is the place to add these activities to your list: RENT AN ATV The Mykonos

Grand offers ATVs to ride through the island with your love. They even prepare a picnic basket filled with treats made by the property’s resident chef.

MYKONOS GRAND 8 | BEST SCENIC VIEWS

MYKONOS GRAND

For some of the best views in the world, pack your bags for the Mykonos Grand Hotel and Resort. Think light, breezy, fresh white decor and silver lanterns, mesmerizing blue waters and soft sand beaches. We cannot stop thinking about this otherworldly location. VISIT: Mykonos Grand Hotel and Resort, Ayios Yiannis, Mykonos 84600, Greece; +30 22890 25555; www. mykonosgrand.gr/en

SIP CHAMPAGNE Raise a cham-

pagne glass with your spouse at sunset, nibble on canapes and enjoy the sunset at the hotel’s newly-renovated White Bar. DOCUMENT MOMENTS The

property’s Magic Moments package includes all of the above, plus a couples olive oil massage, 4-course candlelight dinner and one hour of shooting photos at the resort.


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LE PARKER, PALM SPRINGS 9 | BEST PLACE TO FEEL LIKE A CELEBRITY

THE PARKER PALM SPRINGS

A chic mid-century property that even includes a space where singing cowboy Gene Autry once lived. VISIT: The Parker Palm Springs, 4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264; (760) 7705000; www.theparkerpalmsprings.com/index.php

WHY WE PICKED IT You’ll notice

hours, making it the perfect the mid-century character place to lounge through your as soon as you set foot in honeymoon. The Parker front of this beautiful, Palm Palm Springs is our “Best Springs hotel. We personally Place to Feel Like a Celebadore the white-and-yellow rity” as it’s hard not to feel striped umbrellas by the pool the glamour emanating from and awning over the Lemon- this chic, retro property— its ade Stand. The “Adults Only” guestrooms, pools, restauGene Autry pool is open 24 rants and bars are all a 10.


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THE RANCH AT LIVE OAK MALIBU 10 | BEST WELLNESS RETREAT

THE RANCH AT LIVE OAK MALIBU

The Ranch at Live Oak/Malibu, is the premier results-oriented fitness and wellness retreat in California. VISIT: The Ranch at Live Oak/Malibu, 12220 Cotharin Rd, Malibu, CA 90265; (310) 457-8700; www. theranchmalibu.com

WHY WE PICKED IT Aside from

taking a vacation with your spouse, planning a destination wedding or embarking on an epic honeymoon, we love the idea of a luxury bootcamp with your bridal party. The Ranch program includes four to five hours of group hiking, core and ab

work, weights, daily group yoga, private afternoon massages, a daily nap and more. The Ranch also teamed up with the California Health & Longevity Institute (CHLI) at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village to offer a 4-day version of their signature 7-day stay called R4.0.


WHAT WE WOULD DO The iconic

Goring Hotel is not only idyllic for chic ceremonies and receptions, but also for the romantic, royal treatment: HAVE AFTERNOON TEA The

Goring’s afternoon tea experience has won several awards, including the coveted Top London Afternoon Tea Award from the UK Tea Guild. SIP THE BEST WINE While at din-

ner, chat with the Goring’s Head Sommelier Damien who can assist you with finding the best wine pairing for your meal. ENJOY THE AMBIANCE Each

room at The Goring was decorated by renowned British designers and includes the royal treatment that the hotel has come to be known for, like the 24-hour Concierge.

THE GORING HOTEL 11 | BEST OF LONDON

THE GORING HOTEL

The very hotel where Kate Middleton spent the night before her wedding to Prince William, The Goring is an iconic London destination for many reasons. For over 100 years, it has been the epitome of class and elegance and the legacy now continues into the modern era. VISIT: The Goring Hotel, 15 Beeston Pl, London SW1W 0JW, United Kingdom; +44 20 7396 9000; www.thegoring.com


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THE SURREY, NYC 12 | BEST NEW YORK CITY BOUTIQUE HOTEL

THE SURREY

Built in 1926, the original Surrey was visited by many celebrities, including JFK and Bette Davis. Today’s Surrey hotel features the same exceptional service and allure. VISIT: The Surrey, 20 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021; (212) 288-3700; www.thesurrey.com

WHY WE PICKED IT We have

a thing for the glamour of eras past, think Bette Davis and Claudette Colbert (both women who called the original Surrey home in past years), which is why we’re attracted to this hotel nestled in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Surrey has been

restored and modernized to include a private rooftop garden, luxurious and welcoming guestrooms and a Michelin-starred restaurant. The hotel also caters to couples with its Uptown Romantic Retreat package complete with massages and truffles from Vosges Haut-Chocolat.


THE CHATWAL, NYC 13 | BEST NEW YORK CITY AMENITIES

THE CHATWAL

Located in the heart of Manhattan’s Theatre District, this five-star midtown hotel has some of the best amenities we’ve ever seen. VISIT: The Chatwal, 130 West 44th Street, New York, New York 10036; (212) 764-6200; www.thechatwalny.com

WHY WE PICKED IT When you

boasts old Manhattan charm, visit the Big Apple, you have in addition to the following: options around every corner. 2,400 sq. ft. spa with saltwaThere are thousands of hotels ter lap pool, The Lambs Club to pick from, all with differrestaurant (by Chef Geoffrey ent vibes for different tastes. Zakarian and original home However, none are quite like away from home to actors the Chatwal when it comes like Charlie Chaplin and to the amount and quality Spencer Tracy), personal butof amenities. The Chatwal ler, luxury linens and more!


WHAT WE WOULD DO The Lang-

ham Chicago is our No. 14 pick and if you book a stay, we recommend adding these to your schedule: GO SHOPPING Chicago has

great shopping and with the Langham’s proximity to the Magnificent Mile (it’s within walking distance), we highly suggest a little retail therapy. HAVE AFTERNOON TEA While

Chicago may not be the place you expected for a midday Wedgewood tea, remember that the Langham London is regarded as the birthplace of hotel afternoon tea. HIT THE SPA The Langham Chi-

cago is home to Chuan Spa, featuring holistic-inspired treatments based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There are also seven treatment suites and a 67-foot pool.

THE LANGHAM 14 | BEST NEW CHICAGO HOTEL

THE LANGHAM CHICAGO

The Windy City has its share of chic, boutique hotels, but the new Langham Chicago takes the cake. The hotel also occuipies the first 13 floors of a skyscraper now on the National Register of Historic Places. VISIT: The Langham Chicago, 330 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 923-9988; www.chicago.langhamhotels. com/index.html


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TOPNOTCH RESORT 15 | BEST HOTEL FOR PREBRIDAL BLISS

TOPNOTCH RESORT

Bet you didn’t think you’d find the best pre-bridal glow in Vermont! Topnotch Resort’s bridal bootcamp will get you looking and feeling your best. VISIT: Topnotch Resort & Spa, 4000 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672; (802) 760-6330; www. topnotchresort.com

WHY WE PICKED IT Topnotch

perfect from head-to-toe on Resort in Stowe, Vermont your wedding day. But aside has introduced a bridal boot- from beauty and fitness prep, camp to get you in shape for the resort is a beautiful place the big day. With personal to unwind and relax. The training sessions, a skincare lovely guestrooms, activities prep plan, hair and makeup (like tennis and horseback consultations, facial, masriding) and amenities will sage, manicure and pedicure, get your mind to a place of the resort ensures you’ll be bridal bliss as well.


Snow can be magical and you’ll find a winter wonderland at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. For a sweet honeymoon, we would:

WHAT WE WOULD DO

SOAK IN THE HOT TUB There’s

something about an outdoor hot tub beneath a mountain waterfall. There are five on the property available yearround, so hop on in. ROAST S’MORES Yes, you read

that correctly. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek has a beautiful firepit for roasting s’mores and sharing stories under the stars. So romantic! HIT THE SLOPES You’re in Bea-

ver Creek, so hit the slopes! Simply step out of the resort directly onto the lifts of Beaver Creek Resort for a worldfamous Vail ski escape or a snowshoe trip. After, visit the Mountainside Bar & Grill for a drink.

PARK HYATT, BEAVER CREEK 16 | BEST SNOW-COVERED PARADISE

PARK HYATT BEAVER CREEK

The mountainside setting of the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is a breath of fresh air for your Vail Valley vacation. If you’d rather trade the sun for the snow, this is a property you’ll love. VISIT: Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, 3136 E Thomas Pl, Beaver Creek, CO 81620; (970) 949-1234 www.beavercreek. hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


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SALAMANDER RESORT 17 | BEST SOUTHERN GETAWAY

SALAMANDER RESORT

Salamander Resort is set on 340 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia’s famed horse country and lush vineyards. VISIT: Salamander Resort, 500 N Pendleton St, Middleburg, VA 20117; (540) 687-3600; www. salamanderresort.com

WHY WE PICKED IT Couldn’t

door. There’s a luxury spa, you just imagine visiting this full-service equestrian center, Virginia resort and spa in the Piedmont-inspired dining, height of autumn, with all of cooking studio, wine bar, and the leaves changing? Well, billiards room to name a few. we can and it’s heaven! The It’s sophisticated, elegant and winding London Plain tree the epitome of Southern hoslined road leads guests dipitality. Salamander Resort is rectly from Main Street Mid- a must-visit according to the dleburg to the resort’s front Tulle team.


WHAT WE WOULD DO Not only

the most picturesque vacation locale, Castle Hill Inn offers a 40-acre wedding weekend experience: REHEARSAL DINNER After the

arrival, your 3-day wedding weekend begins with the rehearsal. A two-hour cocktail reception on the lawn, hors d’oeuvres, a sunset cruise along the Bay and finally, a New England clambake.

CASTLE HILL INN 18 | BEST NEW ENGLAND WEDDING VENUE

CASTLE HILL INN

Quite honestly, we can think of no better wedding venue in New England than Castle Hill Inn. The views are remarkable, the charm is almost tangible and the property is beautiful no matter the season. Not to mention, the option for the perfect wedding weekend. VISIT: Castle Hill Inn, 590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI 02840; 401-849-3800; www.castlehillinn.com. 36 | tullemag. com

THE BIG DAY Start the day with

power yoga on the Beach House lawn, a farm-to-table breakfast in the dining room, pre-wedding treats for the bridal party before I Do’s on the Chalet Lawn and a night under a billowing, white tent. FAREWELL BREAKFAST Enjoy a

casual picnic breakfast with your guests near the iconic Castle Hill Lighthouse and a New England inspired barbecue lunch on the beach before saying goodbyes.


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FARMHOUSE INN 19 | BEST BED AND BREAKFAST EXPERIENCE

FARMHOUSE INN

In keeping with the quintessential bed and breakfast feel, Wine Country’s Farmhouse Inn comes in at our No. 19 pick. The property has the atmosphere of a country inn with the perks of a boutique hotel. VISIT: Farmhouse Inn, 7871 River Road, Forestville, CA. 95436; (707) 8873300; www.farmhouseinn.com

WHY WE PICKED IT With vaulted

ceilings, views of the woods and historic cottages, Farmhouse Inn offers the best bed and breakfast experience but with added perks. We adore the look of the barn rooms and the romance of the honeymoon package. Farmhouse Inn would also be an excel-

lent place to elope or renew vows! Enjoy a three-course meal at the famed restaurant, schedule a private wine tasting and picnic lunch and of course, visit the newly-renovated spa. Farmhouse does it all while upholding every ounce of charm of a tiny, country inn.


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HOTEL CRILLON LE BRAVE 20 | BEST ROMANTIC FRENCH GETAWAY

HOTEL CRILLON LE BRAVE

Not too many things are more romantic than a stay in the South of France and this relaxed, country locale is the best. VISIT: Hotel Crillon Le Brave, Provence, France; +33 4 90 65 61 61; www.crillonlebrave.com

WHY WE PICKED IT The Hotel

ments in the Mini Spa and a Crillon Le Brave is just what team to schedule just about you might dream a stay in anything you desire. The Provence is like— it’s chic, it’s outdoor dining underneath relaxed, it’s bathed in effortwhite umbrellas is almost as less class and elegance. While delicious as the food itself the location is remote, the and the breakfast for two in hotel offers a sparkling swim- the cozy suites is enough to ming pool, bicycles to exmake anyone want to stay plore the countryside, treatforever.


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