Above: Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Canada

What’s Hot, What’s Not: May 2023

Fogo Island Inn

The following hotels, resorts and travel-service providers garnered the most revealing comments from our members in the recent past. Have feedback from your recent trip or questions for us? Send an email to AskHarper@AndrewHarper.com.

Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Quinta Panorama Suite, Six Senses Duoro Valley - John Athimaritis

Almost universally, this 19th-century manor that “offers everything and more” is “exceptionally loved” by our members, who call it an an “absolute highlight.” We received rave reviews about the property’s “exceptional food,” “incredible service” and “oh-so-scenic” location on a vine-planted hillside overlooking the Douro. One member “would give this hotel a 100!”

Fogo Island Inn, Canada

Room 25, Fogo Island Inn - ALEX FRADKIN

Our readers consider the “natural beauty and drama” of “unspoiled” Fogo Island a “heavenly” setting for this inn, which is “a work of art.” Indeed, one enchanted member enthused that it “was truly beyond [their] ability to imagine and … express” how “magical” the hotel and island are. Another correspondent stated that the room was “so wonderful” they “never wanted to leave,” and the staff “could practically read [their] mind on how to make the stay perfect.”

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Above: Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Canada