We can but dream. The world’s best new luxury hotels awaiting your post-lockdown trip.
There have been easier years in which to launch a new luxury hotel, but despite the collapse of international tourism, travel experts Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI) have still been able to put together a list of the best new openings.
In first place is Capella Bangkok Thailand, described by LTI as a blueprint for what a luxury hotel now needs to be – personal, memorable, authentic and inspiring.
The other hotels included in their top ten are:
JK Place Paris France – a spectacular and audacious hotel … right under the noses of Paris’s iconic Grand Dames. Truly Special.
The Mayfair Townhouse UK – a glamorous, well run and special retreat for discerning visitors to London. Opt for one of the Penthouse Suites – well worth the splurge.
Arctic Bath Swedish Lapland- The location, the architecture and the elements combine to deliver something quite exceptional. This 12 room floating spa hotel offers guests a unique Arctic wellness and dining experience. Breathtaking.
Montage Healdsburg USA – In the heart of Sonoma wine country in a spectacular 258 acre vineyard setting … this is a true luxury escape for wine loving, discerning guests.
Raffles Bali Indonesia – The 15th property from this highly regarded and iconic luxury hotel operator … Set on its own secluded beach and overlooking Jimbaran Bay.
Four Seasons Madrid Spain – a beautiful urban oasis within a collection of seven historic buildings.
Banyan Tree Krabi Thailand – an idyllic beachfront resort with a world-class spa and superb dining options.
Maslina Resort Croatia – On Hvar Island, the resort successfully fuses classic mediterranean styles with contemporary French touches.
Zannier Bai San Ho Vietnam – located in peaceful Phu Yen, sits in 240 acres of jungle landscape and rice paddies, complete with a private half mile stretch of pristine beach.
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