Mayflower Inn and Spa
A dream destination for those craving a wellness retreat, this beautiful country hotel in Washington, Connecticut, is resplendent, complete with 58 acres (23ha) of landscaped gardens and woodland. Head to the tennis court or indoor pool, or join one of the daily yoga, barre or meditation classes. Also, there are workshops in everything from skin health to acupuncture, and treatments include reiki, reflexology and exclusive micropuncture facials. There are also hiking trails nearby, a cozy wood-paneled library, a renowned farm-to-table restaurant and a casual pub.