Dream Island Escapes

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Elbow Cay: The Island that Time Forgot

Tiny Elbow Cay in the Bahamas is short on crowds and big on charm--and hardly anybody knows about it.

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Drop in Hope Town Coffee House for tasty treats and house-roasted blends.
Photographer: Reena Bammi

Take a Stroll

Motorized traffic in Hope Town is prohibited, so islanders travel mostly on foot or by bike on small lanes. Stop by Hope Town Coffee House for tasty house-roasted blends and homemade island pastries, such as guava-banana nut muffins. Lovers Lane at Front Street; 242/366-0760 or hopetowncoffeehouse.com

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.