While new hotels continued to open during the Covid period, 2023 promises to be a bumper year for new destinations to discover worldwide. Iconic hotels on every continent will be ready to welcome travellers in search of new, high quality and authentic experiences. There is also a trend towards establishments that offer facilities for local residents and that blend naturally into their surroundings.
Finally, there are many upcoming mixed-use resorts... offering private residential accommodation, whether flats or villas, for rent or purchase, self-managed by the brand or as a combo, with the added benefits of hotel services.
Here's an overview of the 35 hotels we expect to open next year. From Paris to Reunion Island, via London, Rome, Amsterdam, Split or Miami, to the Seychelles, Bahamas or private islands in the Pacific, the mountains of Japan or the sands of Saudi Arabia... and many other destinations that tourists, locals and industry professionals dream of.
- The most awaited hotels in Europe
- The most awaited hotels in the Americas
- The most awaited hotels in Asia
- The most awaited hotels in Africa and the Middle East
The most awaited hotels in Europe
Several luxury, designer and lifestyle hotels are expected to open in France in 2023.
🛎️ Hotel Aurore in Paris
Hôtel Aurore à Paris
As first European hotel for the "1 Hotels" eco-luxury hotel group, the Aurore will be located in the heart of the 13th arrondissement of Paris, in the Tolbiac-Chevaleret district and therefore in close proximity to the François Mitterrand library. The hotel will have 140 rooms, including 23 suites, a café overlooking the Claude-Lévi-Strauss promenade, a restaurant-bar with a panoramic view, as well as a 1000 m² fitness centre and spa and the "Nuage Café", a coworking café. Within this 12,700 m² property, a second building will house a youth hostel, the Slo Living Hostel, with 179 beds, as well as a cabaret designed by La Bellevilloise.
The two buildings are designed in wood and bronze metal, and will be connected by a breath-taking 28-metre-high planted walkway.
🛎️ EKLO Paris Porte de Versailles
Eklo Paris Porte de Versailles
EKLO Paris is the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre's new hotel. As a complement to the existing accommodation offering, the hotel provides an innovative and ecological concept through its affordable urban lifestyle positioning. Many environmentally responsible features will be implemented here, such as preventing water, energy or food wastage, as well as sorting and recycling of waste.
Catering for both leisure and business travellers, its 340 rooms range from single to family to dormitory rooms. There is also a restaurant, a bar, a shared kitchen, meeting rooms and a panoramic rooftop with views of Paris.
Scheduled to open late 2023
🛎️ Citizen M Opera in Paris
Citizen M Opera à Paris
Located on rue du Croissant, near the Grands Boulevards and a few minutes from the Garnier Opéra House, Citizen M Opera will soon be welcoming travellers and residents of the City of Light. It will have 84 rooms, work and relaxation areas, a bar and a 'canteenM', open 24/7. In keeping with its positioning, the hotel will also focus on promoting local Parisian arts and culture with 120 works of art by local artists displayed outdoor, indoor and in-room.
For more information, see the CitizenM website
🛎️ Hyatt Place in Cannes
Hyatt Place à Cannes
Hyatt is hitting Cannes, opening a 152-room and 7-suite Hyatt Place. With a prime seafront location, it will be close to one of the marinas. Guests will have access to the city centre and the Old Course at the Cannes-Mandelieu golf club.
It will feature two dining areas, the Zoom Glocal Dining bar-restaurant, a rooftop, an infinity pool with sea views and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. The glass façade will bring modernity and light to the lobby and lounge, which will be two floors high. It will also be an ideal venue for events on the Côte d'Azur with a dedicated 400m2 space.
🛎️ Canopy By Hilton in Cannes
Hôtel Canopy By Hilton à Cannes
Hilton is also coming to Cannes with the opening of a Canopy in the heart of the city, in the emblematic Suquet district, close to the Midi beaches, the Promenade de la Croisette, the Old Port and the Palais des Festivals. This glamorous hotel is ideally situated. Comprising 143 rooms and suites, the majority of which have balconies and sea views, it will also feature a 400 square metre rooftop terrace, a bar and restaurant for both tourists and locals, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, fitness facilities with a spa, as well as 380 square metres of conference and events facilities.
More details on the Hilton.com blog
🛎️ Mama Shelter in Rennes
Hôtel Mama Shelter à Rennes
Located in the Hôtel de la Monnaie, the prestigious building on the Place des Lices in Rennes, the Mama Shelter in Rennes is made up of a group of five buildings from different periods, all of which are listed as heritage sites. The whole represents a surface area of 11,000 m2, and a 4-star hotel with a relaxed style.
119 rooms, "all unique", three bar-restaurants including a panoramic restaurant, a rooftop terrace, a spa with a swimming pool, a space for seminars and short supply chain food stores... like all Mama Shelter hotels, its aim is to be an integral part of neighbourhood life.
Scheduled to open in early 2023
🛎️ Wood Hotel & Spa in Trois-Bassins - Reunion Island
Wood Hotel & Spa, La Reunion
Situated on the west side of the island, at the Pointe des Diamants, on the Trois-Bassins municipality coastline, the Côté Sun Hotels group's 4-star boutique hotel will be aimed primarily at local tourists, but will no doubt also attract international visitors.
As its name suggests, the hotel is built mainly in - environmentally responsible - wood, with 84 units: junior and senior suites, 5 villas for rent with panoramic ocean views. On the services side, it will provide a huge 50-metre swimming pool, a large spa, a wine workshop and a gourmet restaurant. The opening of what will be the first luxury hotel in the region is eagerly awaited by the islanders.
Scheduled to open early 2023
IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
🛎️ Six Senses London
Hotel Six Senses London
Located in the charming West London district of Bayswater, the luxury hotel will be close to Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Housed in the historic art deco former Whiteleys department store, it will retain its original Grade II façade, central courtyard and dome, as well as the majestic interior staircase (inspired by Milan's La Scala opera house), which forms the centrepiece of the hotel's ground floor.
It will have 110 luxury rooms of at least 33 square metres, suites and 14 private residences. There will be an all-day restaurant with an open kitchen and indoor and outdoor seating, an Alchemy bar, and a lounge. In addition, a 325 square metre area will be dedicated to wellness with a fitness centre, a 20-metre indoor swimming pool, a relaxation room with vaulted ceilings and the famous Six Senses spa with 12 treatment rooms. There will also be a social club, lounges and coworking spaces.
More information on the dedicated page on the Six Senses website
🛎️ St Regis London
St Regis Hotel, London
After almost a decade, St Regis is finally coming back to London! Taking over the former glamorous Westbury Mayfair Hotel, after an extensive refurbishment and the addition of an eighth floor, The St Regis London will be opening on the corner of Bond Street and Conduit Street in the ultra-exclusive Mayfair area.
The hotel will feature 196 elegant guest rooms and suites, a signature restaurant, a speakeasy jazz bar, fitness centre and spa, as well as the brand's signature butler service. The iconic Polo Bar, originally designed by the American Philipps family, is being preserved.
🛎️ Hyde Paradox Hotel London City
Hyde Paradox Hotel London City
The Hyde Paradox Hotel London City, the hotel group's first in Europe, will be located in the historic Old Bailey district in the heart of London. Restoring an iconic former hotel, the "Spires & Pond Hotel", which was open from 1874 to 1900, this establishment is designed to be a destination in itself. Its aim is to provide a new kind of hospitality with a spirit of discovery, nightlife fantasy and the adventure of new encounters. The 7-storey, 110-room hotel will feature two restaurants, one of which will serve eastern Mediterranean cuisine, a Japanese-inspired speakeasy bar, a state-of-the-art gym and meeting rooms.
More information on the Hyde Hotels website
🛎️ The Langham in Venice
The Langham Venice will be housed in the former Casino Mocenigo, whose heritage dates back to the early 1600s, on the south-eastern shore of the island of Murano, facing Venice lagoon. In a typical Venetian architectural style, guests will find a mix of classic frescoes and modernity, a courtyard with an outdoor swimming pool and a well-tended garden with stunning views over the water.
The hotel will boast 138 rooms, 2 restaurants with selective cuisine as well as a cookery school, outdoor dining areas and open-air bars including a rooftop bar, ideal for small and larger celebrations. Guests will also find the group's signature Chuan Spa, a fitness centre, a ballroom and meeting rooms.
For more information head over to the Langham Hospitaity Group website.
🛎️ Hotel Bulgari in Rome
Hotel Bulgari à Rome
Housed in the 1930s modernist building that served as Bulgari's headquarters and inspiration, Bulgari Hotel Roma will open just minutes from Bulgari's flagship store in Via Condotti and opposite the Mausoleum of Augustus in the Champa di Marzo district. Renovated in the spirit of ancient Rome, and housing a collection of modern and antique artworks, as well as a library dedicated to the history of Bulgari jewellery, the hotel will provide 100 rooms, the majority of which will be suites, the restaurant of the prestigious chef Niko Romito and the Il Bulgari Bar.
For more information, visit the Bulgari Hotels website
🛎️ The Hoxton, Vienna
The Hoxton Hotel, Vienna
The hotel brand is continuing to expand in Europe with a new address in Vienna, at the Stadtpark. The Hoxton Vienna has chosen an impressive 1950s modernist building, the former headquarters of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, and will feature 196 rooms, a spacious lobby and café bar, a restaurant and terrace, a rooftop bar and pool, as well as a basement speakeasy and The Apartment meeting and event space.
It will also house an auditorium to host entertainment events.
Opening planned for spring 2023
🛎️ Son Bunyola Hotel & Villas in Majorca
Son Bunyola Hotel & Villas à Majorque
A new luxury Majorcan getaway will be opening in the summer of 2023: the Son Bunyola Hotel. Joining the three existing villas, the hotel will be the latest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition collection. Built in a 15th century finca, renovations have been carried out with due respect to the building's heritage. The original towers of the main house will be transformed into two Tower Suites with views of the vineyards and mountains, while the old olive press will become the hotel's restaurant and the historic terrace will house the swimming pool. On the accommodation side, 26 suites and luxury rooms will welcome travellers.
Scheduled to open for summer 2023
More information on the Son Bunyola Hotel website
🛎️ Four Seasons in Majorca
Hotel Four Seasons à Majorque
Originally opened in 1929, the Four Seasons is taking over an existing hotel that will undergo extensive renovations to bring it up to the collection's standards. Set in 1,200 hectares of land on the Formentor peninsula, with access to a pristine beach, all 110 rooms and suites will have views of the turquoise sea or the lush forest.
A vineyard, a 5-minute drive away, will enable guests to enjoy an exclusive programme of events, including farm-to-fork activities. The resort will also feature an indoor restaurant, a beachfront restaurant and café, as well as a poolside bar and grill, tennis courts and attractive spa facilities.
With 3 event spaces and outdoor options to take advantage of the natural surroundings, the Four Seasons Mallorca will also be an ideal choice for meetings and events.
The project has been designed to respect and protect its natural environment through various environmental initiatives, such as:
- the reintroduction of native vegetation and planting
- reduction of water consumption, rainwater collection and use of grey water for irrigation of the grounds
- heat recovery systems
- solar energy through the use of solar panels and food waste management systems.
Other initiatives include the use of electric vehicles and low energy consumption thanks to a carefully considered design approach.
The Four Seasons press release provides more details.
IN THE NETHERLANDS
🛎️Rosewood in Amsterdam
Hotel Rosewood à Amsterdam
Housed in the former courthouse in the canal district of Amsterdam, overlooking the Prinsengracht (Prince's Canal), one of the city's most beautiful waterways, the hotel will have a prime central location. The Rosewood Amsterdam is set to be an unprecedented gathering place for visitors and the local community.
The property will consist of 134 rooms and suites, many of which will have spectacular views of the adjacent canals, quiet courtyards and townhouse roofs. Facilities will include three restaurants and bars, the Rosewood Sense Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and an indoor pool. In addition, several event spaces and meeting rooms, including a 280 square metre ballroom, will feature advanced audio and visual services and natural light. The lobby lounge will include a library adorned with beautiful legal books that are also works of art, photographs and artefacts, as well as comfortable and elegant seating, to create an attractive enclave that will encourage visitors to linger and relax. All public spaces will give onto the building's three separate landscaped courtyards.
More information on the Rosewood hotels website
IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
🛎️ Fairmont Golden Prague Hotel
Fairmont Golden Prague Hotel
The city's former Intercontinental was acquired by the Fairmont Group. The Fairmont Golden Prague Hotel will retain the building's brutalist architectural style while presenting a new design concept rooted in the history of Parizska Boulevard where it is located.
There will be 297 rooms on eight floors, including 40 junior suites, 8 suites and a presidential suite overlooking the Vltava River. The hotel will feature a large spa with an indoor and outdoor pool and a gym. Of the 3 restaurants, the one on the 9th floor is intended to be a popular local meeting place and is situated next to the Sky Bar - one of 3 bars, with exceptional views of the city. The hotel will also provide meeting rooms and a large ballroom for 400 guests.
More information on the Fairmont Golden Prague website
🛎️ Intercontinental Resort, Crete
Intercontinental Resort, Crète
Located on the seafront of the charming coastal town of Ágios Nikólaos, less than an hour from Heraklion International Airport, the new InterContinental Resort Crete promises to be idyllic. It will offer views over the Gulf of Mirabello and will be directly accessible from the waterfront via a promenade.
With a design inspired directly by the island's history, the luxury hotel will boast an illuminated rock wall in its lobby and will have 205 rooms, all with private verandas. Half of them will also have private Jacuzzis.
Guests will have access to four restaurants, three bars, an infinity pool deck, a rooftop pool, as well as a wellness and fitness centre with an indoor spa.
The Intercontinental Resort Crete will also include a range of fully equipped meeting spaces.
Opening planned for spring 2023.
More information on the IHG Group website
🛎️ Mövenpick Hotel in Split
Mövenpick Hotel à Split
Accor will be opening a Mövenpick in Split next spring. Located on Znjan beach, one of the most famous sites in Split, this premium hotel will offer 156 comfortable rooms with sea views. Of the two restaurants, the crown jewel will be on the rooftop and it aims to become one of the city's hotspots, providing Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxing designer atmosphere. On the roof, there will also be a lounge and an infinity pool. Other facilities will include a spa, an innovative workspace and a conference room.
Opening planned for the second quarter of 2023
The most awaited hotels in the Americas
IN THE USA
🛎️ Aman Hotel & Residences Miami Beach
Aman Hotel & Residences Miami Beach
True to its positioning as a super-luxurious urban retreat, the future Aman Miami Beach is located on a secluded and private site, just a stone's throw from the lively Faena district and the bustle of Miami Beach.
It will occupy the site of the glorious former 'Versailles' hotel and will be spread over two buildings overlooking the Atlantic coast at 3425 Collins Avenue in a culturally rich urban setting.
The hotel will blend the Art Deco style of the old hotel with modernity and will provide breath-taking views of the ocean, the city and South Beach. It will include 56 rooms in addition to 23 luxury flats and will provide a restaurant on the ground floor, a large rooftop terrace with a restaurant, bar and a world-class spa. An exclusive experience is guaranteed.
More information on the Aman Miami Beach Hotel website
🛎️ Hôtel Fontainebleau in Las Vegas
Hotel Fontainebleau à Las Vegas
After a 20-year battle and many changes of owner, the Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas is finally set to open. The 67-storey casino complex describes itself as elegant, spectacular, iconic, delightful, successful, simple, luxurious, immersive, visionary, personalised, committed, impactful. A destination for both work and pleasure. As a super complex, the likes of which have not opened in Las Vegas for 15 years, it can claim to be all of these things at once with its 10-hectare site and 840,000m2 of buildings. Located at 2777 S.
Las Vegas Boulevard, at the north end of the Strip, it is adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Centre and the Las Vegas Global Business District.
The hotel side will have 3700 luxury rooms. This is complemented by a shopping district with 35 luxury concept stores on two levels, 27 restaurants and bars, a casino, experiential pools, nightlife options, spa and wellness offerings, a casino, a ballroom, a state-of-the-art theatre with a capacity of 3,300 people, and there is over 50,000m2 of convention space.
Opening planned for the second quarter of 2023
More information on the Fontainebleau Las Vegas hotel website
🛎️ ELLE Hotel, Jalisco state
ELLE Hotel, État de Jalisco
ELLE, the fashion and lifestyle magazine since 1945, is going into the hotel business and will open its first establishment in Mexico in partnership with ACTUR. The group aims to provide an immersive experience in the heart of the localities that will receive its visitors while focusing on relaxation and getting away from it all. Luxury accommodation offering a truly rejuvenating retreat in a heavenly location far from city life, it will involve local stakeholders and give priority to environmental protection and sustainability.
Scheduled to open for summer 2023
More information to come on the Elle Hospitality website
IN THE CARIBBEAN
🛎️ Kona Village, Rosewood Resort in Hawaï (re-opening)
Kona Village, Rosewood Resort à Hawaï
Located on the west coast of Hawaii's Big Island, in the Kona region, the Kona Village Resort is due to reopen after a 12-year closure. Spanning 32 hectares on a geologically rich site, it is surrounded by coffee farms and historic Hawaiian sites while being close to a bustling centre with shops, restaurants and nightlife. The high-end but relaxed establishment will offer 150 unique rooms combining locally inspired architecture, views of the surrounding landscape, a private veranda, an outdoor shower and a sense of seclusion.
Designed in close collaboration with the local community to respect, honour and perpetuate the culture of Kona and the state of Hawaii, the resort will feature a cultural centre dedicated to crafts, art, dance and music.
There will be a range of dining options, Shipwreck and Talk Story bars, Sense Spa, new leisure facilities, a fitness centre, several pools and tennis courts and a water sports area. It will also include an event space with a dedicated professional team.
More information on Rosewoodhotels.com
🛎️ Montage Cay, Private Island Resort in the Bahamas
Montage Cay, Private Island Resort à Bahamas
Entourée des eaux turquoise de la mer d'Abaco, Montage Cay est une île privée et une communauté résidentielle de plus de 20 hectares qui allient l'esprit accueillant et authentique des Bahamas au service inégalé de Montage. Facilement accessible tout en étant isolé, Montage Cay se situe à moins d'1,6 km de Marsh Harbour dans les Abacos.
Surrounded by the Sea of Abaco's turquoise waters, Montage Cay is a private island and residential community of over 20 hectares that combines the welcoming and authentic spirit of the Bahamas with Montage's unparalleled service. Easily accessible yet secluded, Montage Cay is less than a mile from Marsh Harbour in the Abacos. The resort will house 50 luxury ocean-view suites, each with outdoor amenities including deep pools, outdoor showers, private gardens and lounge areas. It will also offer a bespoke collection of fully furnished villa residences and customised homes, each with a pristine waterfront location.
The island will offer visitors 7 white sandy beaches, several swimming pools, a 46-berth marina capable of accommodating vessels of up to 33 metres, a signature Montage Spa, several restaurants and bars including a chef's restaurant, two beach and grill bars, a pool bar, the spa café and a juice bar. Guests can enjoy a large water sports and leisure centre and the Paintbox children's programme, as well as a large wedding and event space.
All told, it will be an unparalleled resort experience in the Caribbean.
More information on montagehotels.com
The most awaited hotels in Asia
🛎️ Aman Niseko Hotel
Aman Niseko Hotel
Nestled in the high peaks of Mount Moiwa in the south of Hokkaido island, Aman Niseko Hotel will offer an exclusive retreat in northern Japan. A legendary ski area in winter, renowned for its powder snow, the destination is also ideal in summer, with its mild climate and beautiful nature, for walks in the flowery fields and mountain bike rides. Niseko also has a rich cultural and entertainment centre not far from the hotel. The facility will feature a contemporary architectural concept with subtle references to the traditional motifs of the indigenous Hokkaido people, the Ainu. It will feature 30 luxurious rooms and suites as well as 31 exclusive lodges with panoramic views over a 187-hectare site. Guests will enjoy wellness facilities including a signature spa, 2 gourmet restaurants, a bar, a whiskey and cigar lounge, a library, a ski room with lockers, a boutique and an art gallery. A playground and services will be available for children.
A completely unique experience awaits!
More information on the aman.com website
🛎️ New World La Plume Niseko Resort
New World La Plume Niseko Resort
Rosewood Hotel Groups will also be expanding into Niseko with a new resort in the New World collection, experts in luxury MICE-focused resorts. The resort will feature 219 rooms and 5 villas with simple, modern styling, each with a kitchen or kitchenette to provide a real 'home-sweet-home' feel in the ski resorts.
Some accommodation will also include private hot springs and fireplaces for a warm and relaxing indoor-outdoor experience. In a beautiful setting, guests will have access to bars, a lounge with terrace, as well as two restaurants including an exclusive evening restaurant and an all-day restaurant, both offering a holistic culinary experience with Japanese, Western or Chinese dishes, prepared with local ingredients.
Opening planned for spring 2023.
IN THE PHILIPPINES
🛎️ Rosewood Hermana Mayor
Rosewood Hermana Mayor
The new Rosewood Hermana Mayor is a super-luxury resort on the pristine and private island of Hermana Mayor located off the west coast of the main island of Luzon. Spread over 500 hectares in the Zamabales region of the Philippines, it is home to several distinct micro-environments and has become a natural sanctuary for the flora and fauna of the region. With its own private airstrip, Rosewood Hermana Mayor is only 40 minutes by plane from Manila and 1 hour 40 minutes from Hong Kong. The island will also be easily accessible by boat.
With over seven kilometres of pristine white sandy beach, the property will consist of 128 spacious, well-appointed villas and pavilion-style rooms in addition to the Rosewood residences for private ownership. All units will offer a breath-taking view of the sunset over the South China Sea. Architecturally, all accommodation will be designed to blend seamlessly into the island's lush tropical setting. The resort will feature several restaurants serving Asian and international cuisines, event spaces and Rosewood's award-winning integrative and holistic Asaya resort with a spa, outdoor pools, state-of-the-art fitness centre, full yoga and Pilates studio. Guests can enjoy a beach club, a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts and a variety of land and water-based activities.
Rosewood Hermana Mayor is being developed with total commitment to protecting the environment and minimising its carbon footprint.
🛎️ Ritz-Carlton Melbourne
Ritz-Carlton de Melbourne
The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne will outshine all other luxury hotels in Australia. Becoming the country's tallest hotel with its 79th floor lobby at 250 Spencer Street, it will offer breath-taking panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. The establishment will boast 257 luxurious guest rooms and suites, exclusive culinary experiences in the signature restaurant and bar, holistic wellness spaces with a Ritz-Carlton spa surrounded by river, bay and city views and an infinity pool, as well as world-class meeting and event facilities and service. A ballroom will be able to accommodate up to 600 seated guests.
Opening planned for early 2023
More information on RitzCarlton.com
The most awaited hotels in Africa and Middle East
IN THE SEYCHELLES
🛎️ Waldorf Astoria Platte Island, Seychelles
Waldorf Astoria Platte Island, aux Seychelles
Hilton is continuing its expansion by opening a resort on the private Waldorf Astoria Platte island in the Seychelles. The island is located 130 km south of Mahé and is reputed to be heaven on earth, home to a palm forest and surrounded by a coral reef and lagoon. A small airstrip provides access to the island from the main airport on Mahé. The resort will offer an ultra-luxury experience with 59 beachfront villas, all with private pools. Guests will have access to 6 restaurants and bars, a spa, a kids club, an outdoor observatory and tennis courts.
It will be an eco-responsible facility with green electricity, a solar panel roof and a marine conservation discovery centre.
More details on the Hilton.com blog
IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
🛎️ Voco® Dubai The Palm
Voco® Dubai The Palm
An IHG hotel with a bold identity, Voco Dubai the Palm will be located in the trendy new Palm West Beach area of Palm Jumeirah. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, it will offer 143 contemporary-style rooms and direct access to the beach from January.
The F&B offering will include the elegant Maison Mathis - for authentic and tasty European cuisine - and Frenia, the rooftop pool bar with stunning sea views. Guests can also take advantage of the fitness room, spa, swimming pool and a 55 m² meeting room.
IN SAUDI ARABIA
🛎️ Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea
Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea
Unspoilt and attractive, this part of the world remains relatively little known. In ancient times, however, it was a busy trade route used by the Nabateans. On the way, they would set up camp and gather around the fire under the starry sky.
Inspired by the historic incense trade route, the desert plains, wadis and mighty Hijaz mountains, Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea will invite its guests to savour an exceptional natural and cultural experience.
The resort is a veritable oasis of lush flora blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. The structure will have a light footprint in order to preserve the surrounding paths and keep their authenticity, and its decoration is inspired by the desert and traditional tribal clothing.
Guests can choose from 36 suites with terraces and views and 40 villas high up in the dunes.
Within the main building there will be the reception hall and a lounge, a shop, meeting space, prayer rooms and a community lounge, as well as an artisans' village providing local arts and crafts, as well as dance and music performances. Food and beverage offerings will include an all-day restaurant, chef's table and cookery school as well as a juice bar, beer bar and water bar.
And of course, the resort will feature the iconic Six Senses spa.
Scheduled to open in late 2023
For more information, read the Six Senses press release
🛎️ Hotel Aman in Al-Ula
Hotel Aman à Al-Ula
Aman will develop three separate architecturally exceptional complexes in the northwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The three resorts will provide an unparalleled glimpse of its beautiful, unspoilt natural landscapes and archaeological sites, which have long remained unknown. The development will include a tented camp, in harmony with nature; a sublime resort close to the spectacular heritage areas of Al Ula; and a ranch-style resort in an exceptional setting.
🛎️ Sharaan by Jean Nouvel
Sharaan by Jean Nouvel
Built into the mountain itself by the team behind the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the new Qatar National Museum, the Sharaan by Jean Nouvel Hotel is a destination in itself. Located in AlUla in the heart of the Sharaan Nature Reserve, the contextual architecture of the establishment will celebrate Nabatean engineering (genius?) and provide a vibrant sensory and emotional journey Made of monumental designs carved into the rock, while respecting and preserving the landscape sustainably, it will be a retreat centre with 40 suites, 3 resort villas and 14 private pavilions.
With over 200,000 years of human history, AlUla will reopen its heritage sites on October 30, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra; the ancient kingdom of Dadan; and the whispering canyons of Jabal Ikmah.
Opening planned for late 2023 or early 2024.
The press release provides more details.
🛎️ Mandarin Oriental in Tel Aviv
Mandarin Oriental à Tel Aviv
Located on the seafront, on Tel Aviv's promenade and close to the buzz of the bustling city the Mandarin Oriental Tel Aviv will have 225 spacious rooms, including 44 suites, most of which will offer stunning views of the Mediterranean and the city's rooftops, as well as 230 flats for longer stays. It will also have five restaurants and bars, as well as several multi-purpose meeting spaces, including an elegant ballroom.
On teh wellness side, the hotel will have a Spa offering the Group's signature treatments and a fully equipped fitness centre. Other key features include a large swimming pool surrounded by several outdoor dining areas and a beachfront Pool Club with a variety of sporting activities.
For more information see the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group press release or the Mandarin Oriental Tel Aviv residences' dedicated website
🛎️ The Luxor Rotana Hotel
The Luxor Rotana Hotel
Located in the timeless city of Luxor, close to the city's ancient ruins, Luxor Rotana will be a 5* luxury resort offering exceptional views of the Nile. With 18,000m2 of lush gardens, the hotel will feature modern, luxurious architecture and 319 spacious rooms, including 48 suites and a presidential suite. Guests will be able to dine in the main restaurant, which will be open all day, or at Kamoon, a popular restaurant developed by Rotana with spectacular views of the gardens and river.
The Luxor Rotana will offer top-of-the-line services and facilities, including a spa with state-of-the-art treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, a hammam and sauna, and a kids' club. Fitness enthusiasts can also take advantage of 2 tennis courts and a fully equipped gym. Business travellers will have access to 4 meeting rooms equipped with the highest quality audio-visual technology.
For more information, visit rotana.com