The rains have cleared, the clouds have lifted, and so much is in bloom. As we emerge from our cozy sweaters and warm hearths we find a world of new hotels, resorts and destinations budding forth and ready for our summer travels.
From the South of France to Ireland, to Bali and beyond, luxury hospitality providers are opening the doors to brand new properties and experiences all around the globe. Here are some exciting new hotels that have just opened, are just about to open or are coming online in the not too distant future.
NH COLLECTION NEW YORK MADISON AVENUE, NYC
The recently opened hotel designed to evoke “Mad Men” era vibes with a contemporary European twist, is now fully complete with the addition of New York’s newest Serafina restaurant- a fine dining venue featuring classic Italian fare, pastas cooked in a Parmesan wheel, freshly tossed table-side Caesars, salt-crusted Branzino, and a gloriously tiled wood-burning pizza-oven. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the 110-seat open dining room features lavish banquettes, a trademark marble bar, and a separate private dining room for up to 60 guests.
ANANTARA PLAZA NICE HOTEL, FRANCE
Inspired by the golden era of the Côte d’Azur, the luxurious Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel is the fully renovated and contemporary version of an iconic 170-year-old hotel, offering mesmerizing Mediterranean views in one of the most prestigious areas of Nice. It’s located a stone’s throw from the beach and the most glamorous shops, and just a short drive from Monaco, Cannes or the slopes of the Alpes-Maritimes. Renovations included the addition of a new signature Anantara Spa, beach club concessions, and a new rooftop terrace restaurant & bar by SEEN.
TIVOLI DOELEN AMSTERDAM HOTEL, NETHERLANDS
Situated in a 16th-century property considered to be the oldest hotel in the Dutch capital, the new Tivoli Doelen is Tivoli Hotels & Resorts first property in the Netherlands. The heritage property was the original home to Rembrandt Van Rijn’s famous painting The Night Watch, and currently boasts 81 elegant guest rooms including seven suites (most of them overlooking the Amstel Canal), and the new Omber restaurant and bar, featuring design details and a Mediterranean-Dutch fusion menu inspired by the art of Rembrandt.
TIVOLI ALVOR ALGARVE RESORT, PORTUGAL
The new, all-inclusive, family-friendly Tivoli Alvor Algarve Resort is now open- offering 470 immaculate guest rooms and suites that guarantee a remarkable stay and a world of endless flavours and entertainment for the entire family. The resort includes four restaurants and two bars; a tranquil Wellness Center and gym to take care of body and mind; six swimming pools; and a Pluma Junior Club with special activities for kids and teens.
LA SUITE DUBAI HOTEL & APARTMENTS, UAE
Part of the 46-storey, mixed-use Sidra Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, NH Collection’s La Suite Dubai offers 265 keys to spacious guest rooms, deluxe suites, and one, two and three-bedroom apartments, just steps away from world-famous attractions, business districts, exceptional beaches, and Dubai Internet City. The property boasts panoramic sea and city views, multiple dining options, two rooftop pools, tennis and squash courts, an Armonia spa, and a kid’s club.
NH COLLECTION DUBAI THE PALM, UAE
The new-build, 532-key hotel is the first NH Collection hotel in the Middle East, located shoreside on the “trunk” of the renowned Palm Jumeirah, with direct access to West Palm Beach and spectacular views across the Dubai skyline. It features a stylish rooftop bar with a dramatic rooftop infinity pool, and five distinctive dining options, vegan room amenities, and a soon-to-launch beach club adjacent to the hotel.
ANANTARA DOWNTOWN DUBAI, UAE
At Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel, the vibrant city lies just beyond the lobby. Choose an elegant sanctuary where iconic views stretch before you and dynamic energy infuses your stay. Browse Dubai Mall, watch the wondrous Dubai Fountain and stand in awe of Burj Khalifa. Experience complete convenience alongside exquisite gourmet experiences and tranquil moments at the Thai inspired Anantara Spa with a luxurious stay at the best hotel in Downtown Dubai.
KAMALAME CAY PRIVATE ISLAND, BAHAMAS CELEBRATING 25 YEARS!
The celebrity-loved, barefoot-chic private island resort consistently named The World’s Best and the #1 Resort in The Bahamas by Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast traveller, is celebrating its 25th anniversary season with a Jubilee calendar of special events, luncheons, retreats, master-classes, expeditions, and parties this year– topped off with an invitation-only white tie soirée and four-day jubilee celebration on the beach in October.
Opening in 2023
ANANTARA CONVENTO DI AMALFI GRAND HOTEL, ITALY (APRIL 2023)
Anantara breathes new life into one of the Amalfi Coast’s most iconic landmarks, a 13th-century Capuchin convent built into a cliffside. While the original cloisters and chapel remain, the property has been renovated with Anantara’s renowned luxury style and amenities. Rooms and suites are located in the original monks’ quarters, dining takes place along the ‘Passeggiata dei Monaci’ with spectacular views of the coast, and tranquil days are spent floating in the pool perched over the horizon.
ANANTARA KIHAVAH MALDIVES VILLAS, MALDIVES (JULY 2023)
Redesigned to elevate the overall guest experience at this luxury resort, The newly renovated Overwater Pool Villas at Anantara Kihavah are being transformed into elegant spaces of timeless sophistication– retaining the villas’ most iconic features and complementing them with more space, more style and more comfort. The villas will feature newly installed Kajan thatched palm roofs, smart technology, all new furniture, fittings, and materials carefully selected to reflect the aesthetic and sustainable qualities of the indigenous culture. Outdoors, the sundeck will be expanded to provide more lounging space, while the extended overwater hammocks will offer more comfort and uniquely Maldivian photo opportunities.
ANANTARA KOH YAO YAI RESORT & VILLAS,THAILAND (SUMMER 2023)
Anantara’s newest luxury resort in Thailand sits on a lush island in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, where limestone islets dot the horizon in every direction. The family-friendly property will feature 148 ocean-view suites & spacious beachfront pool villas that line a kilometer of white sand beach, along with a beachfront restaurant, and a signature Anantara Spa with Hanmam & Hydro-Pool.
ANANTARA THE MARKER DUBLIN, IRELAND (Q2 2023)
One of the Irish capital’s most modern and luxurious buildings (formerly known at The Marker Dublin Hotel) is officially relaunching as Anantara The Marker Dublin this spring– bringing Anantara’s world-renowned hospitality to this sleek contemporary landmark overlooking the waterfront of Grand Canal Square. Featuring a rooftop bar, an indoor pool and an awardwinning spa, the property will be the ideal spot for business and leisure travellers alike.
TIVOLI LA CALETA COSTA ADEJE TENERIFE RESORT, SPAIN (Q2 2023)
Tivoli La Caleta will open as a five-star property designed for travellers seeking relaxation in a sophisticated setting, surrounded by idyllic gardens by the sea. The resort will feature three inviting swimming pools, the exceptional pampering of an Anantara Spa, 284 exquisitely refurbished guest rooms and suites, a collection of restaurants with celebrity chef Olivier da Costa’s signature– namely Yakuza and Guilty by Olivier, along with multiple bars and a beach club.
ANANTARA UBUD BALI RESORT, INDONESIA (Q3 2023)
Scheduled to open in Q2 2023, Anantara Ubud Bali Resort is the brand’s third resort on the popular Indonesian island of Bali. The exclusive development will offer 66 beautifully appointed guest rooms, plus one and two-bedroom pool villas, each a calming haven of serenity inspired by the culture and traditions of the locale, nestled amid tropical jungles and verdant rice fields. Those who would like to stay longer have the opportunity to own one of 15 Anantara residences, all featuring the comfort and quality Anantara is renowned for.
ANANTARA MINA AL ARAB RAS AL KHAIMAH RESORT, UAE (Q3 2023)
Only 45 minutes from Dubai, Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort will provide overwater luxury on the Arabian Gulf in a pristine eco-sanctuary. Part of the new Mina Al Arab luxury development – a beachfront playground with a marina, waterfront cafes and boutiques – the resort will offer 174 guest rooms, suites and overwater villas in a Maldivian resort style. Guests will enjoy an Asian overwater restaurant, seafood grill, beach and pool bar, swimming pool, health club facilities including aerobics and yoga studios, squash and tennis courts, water sports and signature Anantara Spa.
NH BOAT LAGOON PHUKET RESORT, THAILAND (LATE 2023)
Marking the arrival of NH Hotels in Thailand, the existing Boat Lagoon Resort in Phuket will be rebranded & relaunched as the NH Boat Lagoon Phuket Resort in late 2023. The 271-key property on the east coast of Phuket features a mix of guest rooms and serviced apartments, an all-day dining restaurant, lobby café, swimming pool with bar, tennis court and a kids’ club, along with extensive meeting and event facilities designed to attract business and leisure travellers alike. The resort will also serve as convenient stopover for those looking to explore the various islands in Phang Nga Bay such as Koh Phi Phi and Koh Yao Yai.
Opening in 2024 and beyond:
ANANTARA ROYAL VILA VIÇOSA RESORT, NETHERLANDS (2024)
Set against the rolling countryside of Portugal’s Alentejo region, the Royal Vila Viçosa will offer luxury accommodations inside a carefully restored 16th century convent, complete with high ceilings, intimate alcoves and original azulejo tiles. The resort will feature tranquil terraced gardens dotted with olive trees, a 40m outdoor swimming pool, and 76 rooms & suites located a short 40-minute drive from the charming town of Vila Viçosa.
ANANTARA SHARJAH RESORT, UAE (LATE 2024)
A 30-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, Sharjah is an up-and-coming holiday destination juxtaposing contemporary architecture and museums with traditional UAE heritage – in 1998, UNESCO designated the emirate the ‘Cultural Capital of the Arab World’. The new Anantara Sharjah Resort enjoys a pristine beachfront setting overlooking the Arabian Gulf, with 233 rooms and suites in contemporary Arabian style, along with a signature overwater restaurant, beachfront swimming pool, signature Anantara Spa and kids club.