A vacation sounds like an amazing, dreamy escape – a great way to rest and recharge your batteries, so why is it that Americans are wasting up to 500 million vacation hours every year? Vacation guilt is real but taking a vacation is extremely good for you! Check out this article for some great ideas to re-frame your guilty thoughts and when you’re ready to travel, consider one of these tech-free destinations. In today’s ultra-connected world, going tech-free is a challenge, but these irresistible destinations are so worth it!
St. Vincent and The Grenadines, a chain of 32 islands located in the Caribbean, has a “Digital Detox” program where guests hand over their phones and gadgets to have a technology-free vacation. Many hotels in SVG don’t have televisions in the rooms, allowing you to fully escape technology and just live in the world around you. There is no bad time to go to SVG with trade winds providing a welcome breeze year round – and who wouldn’t want to detox on these crystal blue waters?
The Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica has a similar program called “Disconnect to Reconnect” where guests hand over their iPhones for 24 hours (or more!) for a digital detox. By participating in this optional and complimentary program, guests receive a brand new custom iPhone cover. Guests also receive a list of “24 technology-free activities” that includes a Costa Rican coffee tasting, mixology classes, bird watching, and even a sunset catamaran cruise.
Dublin doesn’t seem like a typical detox location, but the Westin Dublin has a “Digital Detox” package that urges you to reconsider. The package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast in bed, and in-room massage, and a Detox Survival Kit that includes a board game, a relaxing candle, a tree planting kit, and information on discovering the city of Dublin. Dublin is an amazing, and vibrant city to visit, and the grass really is greener in Ireland!
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