Places I wanna go
The Blue Lagoon, Iceland, is a geothermal spa. The outdoor bath remains 100-110°F year round. The natural ingredients of the warm water: mineral salts, white silica and blue green algae. These ingredients clean exfoliate, nourish & soften the skin while relaxing the body.
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur: With a priceless perch over the Pacific and only two hike-in campsites, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is more private paradise than crowded campground—which is why the sites are usually booked six months out. From site 1, shaded under Monterey cypress, you can sip your morning joe to the bark of sea lions. $30; no potable water; parks.ca.gov/jpb
Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru For an exquisite slice of off-the-beaten path paradise, make way for the Maldives’ 48-villa Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, nestled on the white-talc sand beaches of the island of Vabbinfaru. Thatched-roof villas tout Indian Ocean views, teakwood four-poster beds, and private walled gardens with outdoor showers and jetted tubs. The Spa Indulgence package upgrade also allows for daily treatments in their award-winning Banyan Tree Spa
William Ricketts Sanctuary in Mount Dandenong, Australia