As much as we would love to stay in 2018, giving more time to achieve last new year’s resolutions, 2019 is almost upon us! Thankfully, we have decided to replace the disappointment of lost resolutions with the fizzy excitement of planning next year’s holidays in exotic locales!
With a number of luxury hotels opening up around the world - ready to welcome new visitors with tantalising new spa treatments, ultra-luxurious environments and bespoke attention to pamper your every need - ticking off places from your bucket list has never been easier or more rewarding! We’ve compiled a list of the best new properties across the globe to help you get a headstart:
Calilo, Ios, Greece
Opening in June 2019, Calilo is a five-star luxury spa resort on the Greek Islands. While the islands are not new to playing host to luxury hotels, the Calilo’s remote location in a 1,000 acre setting with its own private beach is worth the travel. With 30 suites featuring everything from jacuzzis to private pools, multiple bars, restaurants and an organic grove of 500 olive trees, the resort has it all. Spend your days lounging by the pool or the sea, or head up into the hills for a spot of adventurous hiking. You can have it all at Calilo!
Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, Croatia
Opening in April 2019, just in time for a gloriously European summer, the Grand Park should make your list for its views of the old town, the Croatian Islands and the Adriatic Sea. With their indoor and outdoor pools and 3,500 square metre spa, this is the perfect place to escape for a long weekend of luxury. Pamper yourself and bae with couple massages, or head into one of their three Finnish saunas to return with the glow of a holiday done right!
Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel Alvor, Portugal
2019 is sure to be the year for wellness with this fabulous addition to properties that offer bespoke spa and medi-spa services. This property in the gorgeous Algarve region has a dedicated space of two floors and 2,000 square metres to ensure you come out looking and feeling your best. With 25 dedicated treatment rooms, indoor and rooftop pools and restaurants, one of which overlooks the stunning Alvor bay, you will emerge rejuvenated from a sojourn here.
Six Senses, Bhutan
The renowned Six Senses chain of luxury hotels finds a new home in Bhutan in 2019. Spread out across five cozy lodges in some of the most picturesque locations in Bhutan - Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang and Paro - expect breathtaking landscapes that will make departing this beautiful country a real heart wrench. Plan your holidays carefully for while they open late this year, bookings are already piling up for next year!
The famed safari provider andBeyond opens its first property outside Africa, with andBeyond Vira Vira in Chile. Combine the luxury of andBeyond’s experiences with the chance to undertake daredevil opportunities like hiking a volcano. With 12 villas and six suites, this is an ultra-luxurious experience for a select few, so get booking today!
Where will your wanderlust lead you next year? We are busy making plans already!