travel with wanderlust

6 Cozy Getaways to Quench your Wanderlust

Wanderers. Explorers. Travelers….this one is for you.

 The season is upon us, the season where you wrap yourself in a cashmere blanket, sipping your hot chocolate whilst your favorite candle flickers. The season that sees you huddled around the fire pit, listening to the calming crackling of the wood. The season where you wander into the wilderness taking in the fresh morning frost and scenic mountain views. The season where you MUST feel COZY.

With the holidays in sight, it's time to pack up and take a getaway that’s as cozy as the season. We’ve put together some of our favorite cozy getaways that will be sure to Quench Your Wanderlust starting with the US we then take you around the world!

Quinns Hot Springs Resort, Montana

Perfect For: Nature Lovers. MUST-do: Take a dip in the ice bath, not for the faint-hearted…there is plenty of health benefits

There's nothing quite as magical as slipping into a perfectly warm pool of water that has been fed and heated by mother nature herself, especially when it comes with spectacular mountain views.

Quinn's Hot Springs Resort is located in the town of Paradise, Montana. The resort, which is set along the Clark Fork River among tree-covered hills, is perhaps as picturesque as it gets with the natural hot spring pools at center of it all. The hot springs are mineral-rich and 100% natural with no chemicals added. The hottest pool is a cozy 106°F (41°C) and the coolest is a refreshing 89°F (32 °C).  The ice bath (for our bravest wanderers) is designed to increase heart rates and improve circulation. Book yourself in one of their cozy log cabins and gain unlimited access to the hot springs for the duration of your stay.

When it comes to dining, the historic restaurant offers culinary traditions of the American West while also pursuing the frontiers of modern flavor. Ingredients are locally sourced and pair perfectly with a wine list selection that has been recognized by Wine Spectator magazine.

Hocking Hills, Ohio

Perfect For: Activity Junkies. MUST-do: Bring your fur-baby along in one of the Hocking Hills Park Lodges
pet-friendly cabins.

A winter wonderland for our activity junkies! Hocking hills will keep your inner wanderlust at bay, grab your sled and check out the hills at Lake Hope State Park or adventure hiking the snow-covered trails that lace the grounds.

After a full day of activities warm up around the fire in a cozy cabin that will be sure to warm your heart and soul this holiday season. Hocking Hills Park Lodge have just opened their doors with a number of accommodations available for to suit every type of Wanderlust, from cozy cabins to luxurious suites. And of course, we can’t forget about our furry friends who can come along for the ride at this holiday spot!

The Equinox Resort & Spa, Vermont

Perfect For: Girls Weekend. MUST-do: The Spirit of Vermont spa treatment

 Gather the girls and pack your bags to getaway to The Equinox Resort & Spa, nestled amidst the Green Mountains with 914 tranquil acres of Equinox Preserve & Pond. Nourish your body and spirit with the fresh mountain air of Vermont with peaceful surroundings and beautiful views.

Start your day of ultimate relaxation at the spa with a dip in the picturesque, heated indoor
pool before calming your inner mind with a morning Yoga session. Renew your energy with Equinox’s signature treatment: The Spirit of Vermont, which combines massage, Reiki energy work, and reflexology into a unique healing experience. The Spa at Equinox is a prime example of a winter retreat that offers serenity in the comfort of mountainside luxury.

The Tawny Hotel, England

Perfect For: Couples. MUST-do: Book the Treehouse or Boathouse Cabin and enjoy a night in the outside tub with a glass of bubbly taking in the scenic views.

Get ready to wrap up in the heart of the English countryside at The Tawny Hotel. Book one of their famous treehouse cabins for the ultimate COZY experience. Poor yourself a glass of bubbly and fill up the fabulous outdoor copper bathtub on your private decking area whilst enjoying the sensational view across the lake. Here you will find serenity in the peacefulness that exists. 

The 70 acre estate is what makes The Tawny so special, put on your woolly hat and wellies and get lost for the day exploring the beautiful surrounding grounds full of enchanting woodlands and lakeside gardens. Make your way back to the stunning The Plumicorn and cozy up next to the crackling open fire with a creamy hot chocolate whilst you take in the unparalleled views that the architectural beauty has to offer.

The Apukka Resort, Finnish Lapland

Perfect For:  Families. MUST-do: Search for the Northern Lights on board the Aurora Snow train and try the ice sauna. 

Located above the Arctic Circle Finnish Lapland offers some of the best places to see the Northern Lights and experience the joy of winter. There aren’t many places where you can visit Santa Claus, take a reindeer sleigh ride, or sleep under
the Northern Lights —but Lapland lets you do all three.

Snap up a Komsio Hut at the Apukka Resort and watch the Northern Lights dancing across the clear dark sky from your own bed under a thermal glass roof. The huts are specially designed and originate from the ancient culture of Lapland giving you a splash of culture and an authentic experience.

El Lodge Ski and Spa, Spain

Perfect For: Skiing. MUST-do: Warm up in the heated open-air pool after a day on the slopes and overlook the mountains.

Quench your snow cravings with this luxury alpine-style boutique retreat in Sierra Nevada’s fairytale landscape. Situated in the mountains, this charming resort removes you from the hustle and bustle of modern live and invites you to take a step back.

Outside, you can enjoy après-ski on the Sun Deck, with ski-in ski-out access. Or warm up in the hotel spa’s heated pools, sauna and steam baths complete with an outdoor terrace featuring a stunning mountain backdrop. Evenings are made for cocktails beside the fire in the Lounge and fine-dining cuisine in The Grill Restaurant. After dinner, retire to the inviting warmth of your room or suite to plan tomorrow’s adventures.