The only dilemma one is faced with is: ocean or pool?
The modest hotel offers all of the necessary creature comforts in a location that any theatre buff would drool over.
It has been under siege at least eight times, survived numerous fires, seen many kings and queens crowned.
Once frequented by Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, and Faulkner, the Monteleone is also the tongue-and-cheek birthplace of Truman Capote.
Originally built for the 1992 Olympics, the five-star hotel was inaugurated by the King and Queen of Spain.
While Nashville may boast today’s greatest country superstars, Bristol is where country music was born.
Although it is undoubtedly steeped in luxury, there’s a casual, almost homey Victorian-style feel to it. A bit like an eccentric uncle’s private mansion.
Connecting the 132 runs is Silver Star’s quaint and colourful village.
Instinctively following trails carved out over thousands of years, the caribou deftly climb shale cliffs, caravan through deep snow, ford arctic rivers, and gallop over tussocky marshlands.