The SLOW TRAVEL movement is all about taking the time to explore each destination thoroughly and to experience the local culture. No matter how you do it, the key is to slow down. Make the most of each moment. While you are there stay at one of these slow travel stays that go above and beyond in providing a MINDFUL VACATION.
Image: Keemala, Phuket
An exuberant hotel that gives back
342 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
Hotel Triton in San Francisco’s Union Square ticks all boxes for an escape right in the heart of downtown LA. Taking a page from the eclectic surroundings, Hotel Triton’s 140 guest rooms are bold and bright, with a mix of furnishings and finishes. though you’ll want to stay at one of its four celebrity-themed suites including a Haagen-Dazs suite for an unlimited supply of ice cream. The entire hotel is cleaned with “green” products. All rooms and suites are decked in eco-friendly bathroom amenities and organic snacks. Hotel Triton also gives back by donating a percentage of room revenue to The Trust for Public Land.
A rainforest retreat focused on the wellness and quality of life
10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Rd. Kamala, Kathu District, Phuket 83150
Overlooking Kamala Village and the Andaman Sea, and surrounded by lush woodlands, Keemala is a rainforest retreat that is beyond enchanting. Select from four types of accommodation choices like the Clay Pool Cottages, Tent Pool Villas, Tree Pool Houses and Bird’s Nest Pool Villas – yes, all rooms come with private pools – and discover the four fictional tribes that shaped its stunning architecture and philosophy. Head to the Mala Spa for sensory voyages, sit in for one of its holistic activities or enjoy escorted jogs on the outer terrain.
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Rest your bones, stir your senses, and expand your mind
Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura) Seminyak, Bali 80361
Everything you’ve envisioned slow living to be comes to life at The Slow. Nestled in Canggu, the multifaceted island stay welcomes you to an immersive experience unlike any other. Fusing brutalist architecture, minimalism and Bali’s tropical vibes, the hotel’s interior and its four oversized suites are drenched in local, custom-made furniture and crafts, with sustainable wood and natural stone finishes and a rotating private art collection by local designers – including classic collectables from the owners. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of Canggu beach while the Pool Suites are enclosed by lush jungle greenery around a private plunge pool. Even bathroom amenities are locally made and house branded.