Lowcountry pedal picnic — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
Montage Palmetto Bluff positioned in Bluffton, South Carolina spans 20,000 acres of nature to discover. There’s a marina, a golf course and even two charming villages with eight completely different eating places.
Mornings at Montage Palmetto Bluff are finest spent on a motorbike. Guests can hire custom-designed bicycles to discover the scenic vistas, maritime forest and pathways winding by way of the grounds. Plan a pedal picnic with a basket stuffed with Lowcountry brunch treats, similar to deviled eggs and a few bubbles, if desired. The concierge can level out the most effective trails and scenic settings for the picnic of a lifetime.
Palmetto Bluff’s 20,000 acres of Lowcountry splendor are the right place to pedal the times away. Venture out with a bottle of the best Veuve Clicquot bubbly and a picnic of your option to discover on our Signature Veuve Clicquot bicycles. All the most effective trails are mapped out on your day and picture-perfect picnic settings are pinpointed so that you can unfold out your blanket and benefit from the view.
Veuve Cliquot picnic + pedal — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
Or head to the on-site restaurant, the Octagon, and seize a wholesome breakfast, just like the Skin Repair smoothie with a collagen add-on. This tasty smoothie has the whole lot your pores and skin wants to begin the time without work proper and maintain the remainder of you content, too.
There can be an Antioxidant smoothie, which incorporates blueberries, inexperienced tea, banana and almond milk. Other add-ons embody creatine and whey protein. It additionally comes with a paper straw which, to some, is crucial ingredient of all. Protecting the surroundings is at all times saved in thoughts at this coastal resort.
If the specialty smoothies, time immersed in nature and the stress-free ambiance aren’t sufficient to meet your wholesome trip desires, the Montage Palmetto provides a variety of different lively adventures, too. Go kayaking, experience horses, paddle board on the water, toss out a fishing line and ensure you spend high quality time exploring the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. Book a tour to study in regards to the analysis initiatives going down proper on website, similar to watching bald eagle nests and surveying turtles.
Refreshing on the spa pool — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
For extra motion, there are eight tennis courts, two bocce courts, a basketball courtroom, a bowling alley, six pickleball courts and the golf course. Work out on the state-of-the-art health heart, swim within the outside pool, take a spinning or yoga class and, in fact, cut back your cortisol and loosen up your physique and thoughts on the spa.
The 13,000-square-foot Spa Montage provides “wellness rituals” impressed by the area’s traditions and nature. For instance, attempt the 90-minute Summit of the Cervin facial, which is designed to carry, sculpt and cut back indicators of getting old. A plumping collagen masks tops off the therapy. Make time to loosen up by the spa pool after your therapy.
Oyster inspection on the May River — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
If you’re trying to create some once-in-a-lifetime reminiscences, ebook a Dolphin Discovery Cruise, which can take you previous hidden waterways and untouched islands. Witness wildlife in its pure habitat. Yes, that features dreamy, leaping dolphins. In spring, you will be handled to breeding season actions in Port Royal Sound.
Per Captain Gio, “Port Royal Sound, an estuary system, is arguably the healthiest ecosystem left on the east coast.” The phrases “left on the east coast” needs to be sufficient to make you need to come see this environmental rockstar whereas these kind of areas nonetheless exist on the earth. During the cruise, one can also see small alligators on the shores and a ton of coastal birds within the sky, amongst different coastal creatures.
Afternoon porching at Montage Palmetto Bluff — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
Afternoons at Montage Palmetto are spent both on the spa or on the porch. “Porching” is an precise exercise at this retreat – an genuine Southern custom. As the resort explains, “In the South, we’re accustomed to taking a break in the afternoon to relax and pause the day.” Proper porching entails cookies, lemonade or iced tea, and as little effort as you want to put out. Chat with pals and take within the views.
Mushroom risotto on the Octagon — Photo courtesy of Ava Roxanne Stritt
No getaway is full with out treating your style buds, and Montage Palmetto excels on this space, with 9 completely different eating choices (together with in-room eating). A favourite is the farm-to-table meals at Octagon, with a wine listing that will be accredited by the pickiest sommelier. On a sizzling summer time day, order a refreshing glass (or bottle) of the Sancerre wine. Octagon provides seasonally impressed, regionally constructed dishes served with unmatched Southern hospitality.
End these enjoyable, South Carolina days with childhood nostalgia (and create new reminiscences for others in your group) with some nighttime s’mores by the river fireplace pits. Afterwards, head again to your visitor lodging in a room, cottage or suite to wrap up the wholesome day in Southern luxurious and magnificence.