FOGO IS­LAND INN, Canada

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Your stay on the largest off­shore is­land of New­found­land and Labrador finds a sweet oasis hov­er­ing over the striking, rugged coast­line. This lux­u­ri­ous 29-room ho­tel spe­cialises in eas­ing your state of mind with art stu­dios, a rooftop spa, and uniquely de­signed ur­ban-chic rooms. Ice­bergs dot the view adding to the ex­cite­ment and sur­prise of this di­a­mond in the rough New­found­land wilder­ness. With much of the fur­ni­ture and tex­tiles made by lo­cal de­sign­ers, the inn show­cases mod­ern and tra­di­tional de­sign. Rooms fea­ture floor-to-ceil­ing ocean views, most with wood burn­ing stoves, and wooden floors that cre­ate a cosy con­tem­po­rary vibe. Bath­tubs with for­ever views of the sea make you feel like you could set sail any minute. A wild haute cui­sine menu serves up del­i­ca­cies from the for­est and sea to your ta­ble and high­lights fresher-than-fresh seafood, fea­tur­ing North At­lantic cod fished and cooked in the is­land’s proud English and Irish tra­di­tion as well as crab, shrimp, and tur­bot. Lo­cally for­aged ber­ries, mushrooms and greens also de­light. Seven sea­sons give plenty ad­ven­tures to choose from. Win­ter ro­man­tic nights in­clude bon­fires, stargaz­ing and tra­di­tional boil-ups with lo­cals––out­door win­ter pic­nics in the woods, an ev­ery­day ac­tiv­ity while gath­er­ing fire­wood or berry pick­ing. Sum­mer might find you sailing the MV Ke­tanja for an ocean ad­ven­ture to ice­berg and whale watch, and visit an aban­doned fishing com­mu­nity. Their his­toric link to the sea can be felt in ev­ery ad­ven­ture here, from boat build­ing to ar­chi­tec­ture, the le­gendary arts scene to lo­cal shop­ping you will en­joy the nau­ti­cal in­flu­ences on the is­land and its peo­ple. With an eco­log­i­cal heart, the inn focuses on many con­ser­va­tions is­sues. fo­go­is­landinn.ca

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