The mercury may be dipping, but our suitcases are packed; discover the too-chic destinations we’ve bought our tickets to.
THE VIBE: Portugal’s second city knows how to turn on the charm, with a refined air and plenty of Old World romance.
STAY: At the Pestana Palacio do Freixo, an 18th century palace-turned-pousada overlooking the Douro River.
WEAR: Enjoy a glass or two of port wine wearing a vibrant cocktail dress.
Candolim Beach, Goa, India
THE VIBE: This palm tree-lined beach is the very definition of a free-spirited, bohemian escape.
THE FUEL: Fall into the beach groove with coffee and brunch at Lila Cafe.
STAY: At the Coco Shambhala Villas, our idea of a secluded oasis: private chef and spa, check.
Tofino, British Columbia
THE VIBE: Surfers, nature lovers, and those who appreciate the fresh smell of pine will fall for this surprisingly temperate oceanside town.
STAY: Cozy up with views of the Pacific at the Wikaninnish Inn.
WEAR: Denim and sneakers with a chic dose of stripes.
Barbuda, West Indies
THE VIBE: Postcard-perfect stretches of sky, sand, and the sea—and hardly a human in sight.
FAMOUS GUESTS: Princess Diana often favored an escape to the island.
STAY: At the beachfront bungalows of the Barbuda Belle.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
THE VIBE: This is true wine country, so think laid-back, yet elegant.
WEAR: A breezy, feminine dress that works from the vineyards to the bar.
DINE: At the Delaire Graff Estate, preferably at sunset.