Eastwind Hotel & Bar provides safe environment for a domestic getaway

By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva


We worry about whether it’s safe to travel. And rightly so during this raging coronavirus pandemic. But there are some safe options.  And they are almost in our backyard. Or at least spread out in 17-acres of land in the Catskill mountains.

We’re talking Lushnas at Eastwind Hotel & Bar’s –the  only hotel in the United States to now offer Lushna Suites for glamping. Each one can house three to 10 people who enjoy an almost-camping vacation.

What’s in a Lushna

Glamping in the Catskills

The Lushnas  are insulated for year-round stays and feature the following:

  • The 3 new loft-style Lushna Suites boast:
  • Lofted Queen bed with an A-frame window and views of the Catskill mountains and meadows
  • Couch with convertible full size bed
  • Writer’s Nook with desk
  • Private bathroom with windowed shower inside the cabin
  • Private outdoor deck with patio furniture
  • Fridge
  • Individual fire pit
  • Outdoor shower and a hammock
  • Rates start at $429.

Seven A-frame cabins come with queen bed, panoramic views and private ‘Rain Room’ bath. Rates for those are $329 and up. Each Lushna  cabin houses up to two people while Lusha Suites can accommodate four guests.

Each cabin comes with Frette linens, Faribault wool blankets, hooded Pendleton robes, Zenology bath products and even BBQ kits on request.

Formerly for fishermen and hunters

The two-year-old Eastwind Hotel & Bar  is former bunkhouse for hunters and fishermen that’s now a boutique property in Windham, New York. It  boasts 26  accommodation options including pet options,  seven Lushna Cabins and three Lushna suites with outdoor decks for glamping. The property is an approximate three hour drive from NYC and Boston. For more information visit www.eastwindny.com.

There is also a a full-service cocktail bar that delivers drinks  throughout the property, electric car chargers, fire pits on the lawn, and a wood barrel tub and sauna.

Eastwind’s activities include lawn yoga, horseback riding, skiing, snowshoeing, biking and hiking.




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