Dream Island Escapes

Craving an island vacation? Get inspired by these exotic destinations.

Weekend in Casa de Campo

This Dominican Republic resort beckons travelers with activities, amenities, and miles of sandy beaches.

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Altos de Chavón
Courtesy of Casa de Campo

Where to Shop

At the northernmost point of the resort, Altos de Chavón is a convergence of shops, museums, and restaurants that channels a 16th-century Mediterranean village. Down a cobblestone alleyway, Everett Designs is a true gem, with hand- selected pieces of amber, emeralds, and sapphires—plus the not-to-be-missed signature Spanish Treasure necklace, with a perfectly imperfect silver coin minted before 1772 ($160).

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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.