Sleeping Like a Movie Star at a Farmhouse Hotel in Ribadeo, Spain
Mi Norte steers clear of the rustic charm that you'll find at so many of the other rural hotels in the region. Instead of playing it safe, this hotel takes its cue from the surrounding landscape—it's just minutes from the haunting rock formations and dramatic tide at Playa de las Catedrales. The flat green farmland stretches out in front of the bright red casa rural and ends abruptly in cliffs that plunge straight into the Cantabrian Sea. Inside the meticulously restored farmhouse, there is also drama afoot. Each room is a designer's whimsical homage to an iconic movie: Manhattan, All About My Mother, Romeo and Juliet, Amelie, Breakfast a Tiffany's are among the film fantasies available. In Spanish, finding your norte means getting your bearings—this hotel's friendly proprietors and their impeccable attention to detail help visitors do just that.
—written by Megan Cytron