Lindian Village, a member of the marketing group, Leading Hotels of the World; certainly not a place we would normally be staying but in keeping with our 'find the deals' approach to travel, Joel happened upon a deal while researching hotels a few days ago.
Actually, Lonely Planet travel guide had listed it as the author's choice, noting 'if you could afford it.' This season we can. I should note here that tourism is down; way down according to the folks we have talked to along the way. The economic turmoil, protests that it generated and then Iceland's volcano are all being listed as contributing factors to the downturn in tourism.