“It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes
EXPLORE, DISCOVER AND CONNECT
Welcome to the Enthusiast Hotel Collection, a kaleidoscope of boutique hotels, inns, and travel getaways carefully chosen to delight the senses, expand the imagination, and inspire adventure. Each property in the collection is personally handpicked and cherished, representing a distinct and unique experience that we would like to share with our fellow travel enthusiasts. Like you, we believe that the journey is just as important as the destination, and we even have the passport stamps to prove it. We invite you to step inside, take a look at our collection, and join our journey to explore the unknown.
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart.
From our inception, our singular goal has been to connect our guests to the most spectacular natural settings. In our world, lobbies, corridors, and artificial enclosed spaces are replaced with majestic experiences that erase the boundaries between the indoors and outdoors.
Connect to the world that is in our backyards. Every hotel in our collection represents a truly spectacular microcosm of local culture, natural phenomenon, and unique experiences. Recently, we partnered with the Cornell lab of Ornithology to offer unique opportunities to see local birds up close and personal, and connect with fellow ornithology enthusiasts to learn more about native bird migration patterns, mating and nesting habits, and more. Bird enthusiasts who visit our properties will be able to connect with this valuable network to explore birds from California to the Bahamas.
Located at the start of the famous Tail of the Dragon drive, Tapoco Historic Lodge is home to more than 150 years of history. Nestled in the mountains of North Carolina, visit us at Tapoco to taste what it is to be really wild, whether that’s by foot or by motor.
Just out of sight of the City by the Bay is our historic property Brewery Gulch Inn. Explore the remote and rugged beauty of northern California with long trails leading straight to the ocean, warm fire pits, and award-winning fresh west coast cuisine.
Tucked away on Islamorada in the Florida Keys, Casa Morada is a sleek and cozy tribute to classic Floridian architecture and design; with bright airy buildings and palm-lined paths that lead to our gorgeous dock and floating bar. Escape the mundane and delight in the balmy weather of the Keys at Casa Morada.
Those who are looking for a traditional northeast escape will love the Hartstone Inn in Camden, Maine. A short walk from the ocean, this tradition-filled Inn invites guests to enjoy our special takes on New England architecture, culture, and vacation legacies. Enjoy the bracing Atlantic breeze and fresh seafood here as part of Hartstone’s lavish and indulgent heritage.
Our international property; A Stone’s Throw Away is situated in the Bahamas on one of Nassau’s highest points, giving visitors a rare and spectacular view of the ocean and island down below. Take a dip in the gorgeous blue waters of the Caribbean, and learn a bit about the island way of life, just a stone’s throw away from home.
Join us at Cap Cove St. Lucia to swim in sparkling blue waters, walk along white sand beaches, play world-class golf. and indulge in charming leisure every moment. Equal parts beauty and mystique. let our little island gateway entrance and delight you..
Our Home was created to be a place of restoration, and relaxation, free of unnecessary clutter.
Experience the joys of recharging in nature without compromising any comfort. The Manor House features outdoor dinning, outdoor lounge chairs, kayaks, private beach, private dock and beautiful large verandas that wrap around this house.
“A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart.”
When you stay with us, you don’t depart as a guest but as a member of our unique family of people who love to travel, experience new and exciting adventures, and who know the value of community and kinship. Similarly, our staff hold the same values and understand that when you travel with us, you’re not just passing through but making permanent memories and lasting collections. Therefore, we don’t like to say ‘goodbye and safe travels’ but rather ‘see you at the next stop’.