W Hotels is a terrific brand. The quality of its interiors and the experience of a stay at a W is hard to beat. I can't complain about the W's hip, sleek, and sexy design aesthetic, but after a while I will say each location tends to look the same. Clean lines, shine, ambient lighting . . . a lot like a Virgin America airplane! But I just came across the W Retreat and Spa in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, which opened in March, and I'm eating my words.
This home away from home has all the luxuries of its sister locations but it's infused with color, movement, and pattern, giving it a unique, Latin flavor. It is terrifically outfitted with boldly patterned pillows on every chair, fun hanging chairs around every corner, rainbow-striped outdoor lounge chairs, engaging art installations, modern shapes, and a perfect mix of neutrals and pops of color. Take a tour of the property below.
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