Can’t make it to Europe right now? These closer locales are sweet substitutes.
Condado Vanderbilt, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Most Like: Spain’s Valencia or the Canary Islands.
European Influences: Oceanfront beach club with cabanas and chaise lounges. From $360; condadovanderbilt.com
Eden Roc Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
Most Like: Italy, especially Capri’s Blue Grotto and cliffside beaches.
European Inspiration: A Mediterranean experience with private white-sand beaches. From $575; edenroccapcana.com
Hotel Les Mars Healdsburg, California
Most Like: Provence—imagine an apartment in Paris furnished in 18th-century antiques.
European Inspiration: The grounds reflect the landscape of a historic French maison. From $409; hotellesmars.com
The Palms and The Shore Club, Turks & Caicos
Most Like: Italy and Greece; that is, Sardinia and Crete.
European Inspiration: The turquoise waters and sandy beaches of Grace Bay and Long Bay look like the ravishingly blue Mediterranean. From $490; thepalmstc.com; theshoreclubtc.com
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos, Mexico
Most Like: A country inn in coastal Sweden.
European Influences: Minimalist Swedish style with rustic Japanese ryokan elements. From $495; loscabos.nobuhotels.com