In the Summer 2011 issue, we feature four resorts with floral flair. Scroll through our galleries to explore a sample of their ravishing rooms.
Sprawling across 6,500 magnificent Allegheny Mountain acres, the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, maintains its reputation as one of America’s grandest hotels. Inherent in its lofty persona is the voice of Dorothy Draper, the flamboyant designer whose creative genius generated the resort’s zesty and floral-festooned look for more than 40 years.
300 W.Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
Located on the Florida Panhandle, the Inn by the Sea, Vera Bradley, is an enchanting nine-bedroom establishment surrounded by a white picket fence in the endearingly retro waterfront community of Seaside. Its glorious architecture and fine shopping and dining are a perfect backdrop for weddings and family gatherings. But at Inn by the Sea, flowers are the focus.
Inn by the Sea, Vera Bradley
Toll Free 866.966.2565 www.cottagerentalagency.com/InnByTheSea
In New England, Blantyre is nestled deep in the bucolic Berkshire Mountains about three miles outside Lenox, Massachusetts. As if the stunning architectural details and antiques-filled rooms were not enough, the decided emphasis on flowers always blows first-time visitors away.
16 Blantyre Road
Lenox, MA 01240
The Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia, is an iconic destination with 18 magnificent guest rooms. As winner of every possible hospitality award, the Relais & Chateaux property exudes the perfection that owner/chef Patrick O’Connell demands.
The Inn at Little Washington
Middle and Main Street
Washington, VA 22747