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Luxury Hotel Openings Throughout 2023

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September 2, 2023

In the exciting world of hospitality, 2023 promises to be a remarkable year for luxury hotel openings. With grandeur and elegance in mind, hotels across the globe are preparing to unveil their doors to discerning travelers seeking unforgettable experiences. From stunning beachfront properties to opulent urban havens, a myriad of exquisite establishments will offer refined amenities, exceptional service, and breathtaking surroundings. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of indulgence as we explore the most anticipated luxury hotel openings throughout the rest of 2023.

Six Senses Kanuhura, Maldives

September 1st

The Six Senses Kanuhura, Maldives is set to become one of the most sought-after luxury hotels in the region when it opens its doors throughout the rest of 2023. Building on the success of the first Six Senses resort in the Maldives, the Laamu, which received rave reviews for its commitment to sustainability-focused rustic luxury, Kanuhura offers a truly unparalleled experience. With eighty private villas situated on or off the beach, guests can choose between stunning sunset or sunrise views. The accommodation has been meticulously redesigned to cater to various needs, including spacious family villas and over-water villas complete with private pools. 

Spanning three private islands, two of which are uninhabited, the resort offers a sense of exclusivity and tranquility, with pristine white-sand beaches just waiting to be explored. Diving enthusiasts will be thrilled by the abundance of marine life found at nearby dive sites. Culinary delights await at the resort's inventive dining concepts, while the Six Senses spa offers a wide range of restorative wellness treatments. Conveniently located just a 40-minute seaplane flight away from the international airport in Malé, the Six Senses Kanuhura promises an unforgettable escape where luxury meets nature in perfect harmony.

&Beyond Punakha River Lodge, Bhutan

September 1st

The &Beyond Punakha River Lodge in Bhutan is a luxurious addition to the kingdom's hospitality scene. Nestled deep in the lush Punakha Valley, this lodge offers a serene retreat for travelers seeking tranquility and natural beauty. Situated on the banks of the Mo Chhu River, surrounded by picturesque paddy fields and forested hills, the lodge boasts six private luxury tents, a riverside house perfect for honeymooners, and a two-bedroom family villa complete with a private swimming pool. The accommodations are all designed in the traditional Bhutanese architectural style, providing guests with an authentic and immersive experience. Apart from its lavish offerings, the lodge also provides a range of activities such as spa pampering, cycling, river rafting and kayaking, paddy field lunches, and archery, ensuring that guests can indulge in unique experiences both within the lodge and beyond.

The Peninsula London, UK

September 12th

The Peninsula London, UK is set to become one of the most prestigious luxury hotels opening throughout the rest of 2023. With a heritage dating back to 1928, The Peninsula is renowned for its impeccable service and world-class hospitality. Already operating in major cities such as Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris, and New York, The Peninsula is now expanding its footprint to include London. Located at Hyde Park Corner in the heart of Belgravia, this opulent hotel offers a range of luxurious amenities and features. Guests can indulge in a spa experience, revel in the grandeur of the magnificent ballroom, and choose from 190 exquisitely designed rooms and suites. The expansive retail space houses nine exclusive boutiques, adding to the allure of this exceptional establishment. The rooms themselves are bathed in natural light, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also engineered with triple-glazed glass for superior soundproofing. As with all Peninsula properties, guests can expect unparalleled service and attention to detail. The Peninsula London is poised to enhance the brand's reputation for excellence, providing an unforgettable experience for discerning travelers.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar, Doha, Qatar

September 21st

The Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar in Doha, Qatar is set to redefine luxury beachside living when it opens in 2023. This beachfront property boasts 161 fully-furnished apartments and 84 Private Residences, offering guests the option of short or long-term stays. The residences are beautifully designed by Wimberly Interiors, with each featuring a full kitchen, outdoor terraces, and bespoke details. The resort also boasts an impressive array of amenities including seven restaurants and lounges, including one by Michelin-starred chef Joël Robuchon, a spa, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, and a private beach. With its lushly landscaped gardens, 19-story building, and impeccable Four Seasons service, this resort truly sets a new standard for luxury living in the heart of Doha.

Rosewood Munich

September 29th

Rosewood Munich is an exceptional luxury hotel opening in 2023, located in the heart of Munich's historic city center. Its prime address offers guests the perfect opportunity to explore and discover Munich's renowned sites, sights, and museums. This magnificent hotel occupies not one, but two landmark buildings: the prestigious Palais Neuhaus-Preysing, a grand aristocratic residence, and the adjacent former HQ of the State Bank of Bavaria, dating back to the 19th century. The extraordinary preservation of the original façade and stairways make this hotel truly unique. By blending modern interiors with elements of traditional German architecture, Rosewood Munich perfectly captures the cosmopolitan spirit of Munich. 

With 132 spacious and comfortable rooms and suites, two impressive dining venues, a full-service spa featuring five treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool, and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, guests can indulge in absolute luxury. Moreover, the hotel boasts event spaces capable of accommodating up to 400 guests, making it an ideal choice for any special occasion or business gathering. As Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' seventh property in Europe and its first venture in Germany, Rosewood Munich promises an unforgettable experience of opulence and sophistication.

ONE&ONLY Aesthesis, Athens, Greece

October 2023

The ONE&ONLY Aesthesis in Athens, Greece is set to be one of the most luxurious hotels opening in 2023. Situated on a sprawling twenty-one-hectare estate along a mesmerizing 1600-meter beachfront in Southern Athens, this resort offers an unparalleled experience. Nestled within the heart of the Athenian Riviera, where the beauty of lavender lands meets sapphire waters, guests can expect a truly extraordinary stay. The resort's design effortlessly combines natural stone and timber, adorned with calming colors, creating an atmosphere that exudes sleek luxury and tranquility. Inspired by ancient mythology and the allure of Aegean vacations, the rooms, suites, and villas are thoughtfully designed to pay homage to mid-century aesthetics. And when it comes to dining, guests will be treated to a diverse range of culinary delights, catering to every palate. Furthermore, the Chenot Spa at ONE&ONLY Aesthesis ensures that each guest receives personalized treatments, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Prepare to indulge in the epitome of opulence and relaxation at ONE&ONLY Aesthesis in Athens, Greece.

Six Senses Southern Dunes, the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia

November 2023

The Six Senses Southern Dunes in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia is set to be one of the most luxurious hotels opening throughout the rest of 2023. Inspired by the ancient incense trade routes, this exceptional resort invites guests on a captivating journey to discover the hidden culture and untouched nature of Saudi Arabia. Boasting seventy-six impeccable accommodations, ranging from open-plan guest rooms with outdoor terraces to villas with up to four bedrooms, every space offers stunning views of the desert landscape. The heart of the resort lies within The Oasis, a vibrant hub featuring a boutique, meeting spaces, and exquisite dining venues all under one roof. Drawing inspiration from desert flowers, The Oasis seamlessly blends its nature-inspired interior with the surrounding desert plants and water features. Of course, no Six Senses resort would be complete without a world-class spa, and the Southern Dunes does not disappoint in this regard. The shaded spa boasts enchanting water features and offers a wide range of rejuvenating treatments and exceptional facilities.

One&Only One Za’abeel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

December 2023

One&Only One Za’abeel is set to become the epitome of luxury and opulence. This grand hotel is slated to open its doors in 2023, and it is poised to make a bold statement on the Dubai skyline. The architectural masterpiece, designed by the renowned firm Nikken Sekkei, is a sight to behold. With two towers connected by The Link, a mesmerizing sky concourse, it boasts the world's longest cantilevered building. The resort spares no expense in providing guests with an unforgettable experience. Indulge in culinary delights from around the globe at their exceptional restaurants, offering exquisite Argentinian, Indonesian, and Middle Eastern cuisine. The rooms and suites are exquisitely designed, with contemporary decor and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of the captivating Dubai skyline. One&Only One Za’abeel also takes pride in its state-of-the-art health and wellness facilities, including a lavish spa, cutting-edge fitness center, and a breathtaking infinity pool on the 25th floor. Get ready to immerse yourself in unmatched luxury and create lasting memories at this iconic destination.

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