Minor Hotels New Openings

Minor Hotels New Openings

Uncover the natural splendour of Thailand’s last undiscovered island
Anantara Koh Yao Yai Resort & Villas is the latest sanctuary to open in Thailand’s stunning Phang Nga Bay. With its unspoiled beaches, lush jungles, picturesque sunsets and amazing sea life, couples and families will find a nature-ensconced paradise on the untouched island of Koh Yao Yai to rest, connect and play. The island remains wonderfully undeveloped and devoid of mass tourism, meaning that an enriching journey awaits foodies, nature lovers, yogis and marine enthusiasts.

An ultra-exclusive slice of Santorini in the Middle East
The 22-key Anantara Santorini Abu Dhabi Retreat provides a unique boutique escape from the city. Created to reflect the iconic buildings of its namesake island, Anantara Santorini is located in an unspoilt enclave approximately halfway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi with uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf. The property will house a collection of ultra-private accommodation options, with a private beach, an expansive outdoor pool, an indoor cinema and a selection of culinary experiences.

An eco-wellness resort featuring RAK’s first overwater villas
Set in a natural reserve amid mangroves and lagoons, with a backdrop of the majestic Hajar Mountains, Anantara Mina Al Arab will feature 174 guest rooms, suites and villas, many with private pools. The resort will be home to the first overwater villas in the emirate, each with its own private beach cabana and access to a secluded private beach.

A window into the history of Amalfi Coast
Nestled high above the town of Amalfi on Italy’s alluring Amalfi Coast, Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, is set in a restored  13th-century cliffside Capuchin convent. The 800-year-old building underwent a thoughtful renovation to carefully preserve historic features including ornate cloisters and an on-site Baroque church complete with a marble altar and Majolica floor.

Revel in the glamour of the Cote d’Azur
Situated in a rejuvenated 19th century architectural jewel originally built in 1848 on Nice’s boardwalk, Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel marks a triumphant return of one of the most storied hotels on the Côte d’Azur. Blending old-world elegance with contemporary luxuries, the hotel has undergone a two-year restoration to its Belle Époque era glory.

Explore Bali’s spiritual centre with Anantara Ubud
Nestled amid tropical jungle and verdant rice fields, Anantara Ubud Bali Resort brings Anantara’s unique brand of luxury to the island’s interior. The resort will offer 66 guest rooms and pool villas, each a calming haven of serenity inspired by the culture and traditions of the locale. Beyond the resort, guests will find the beauty of the island’s uplands right on their doorstep – terraced rice fields, Hindu temples and shrines, and cultural immersions at every turn.

Follow in the footsteps of Rembrandt at Amsterdam’s oldest hotel
The debut of Tivoli in the Netherlands occupies a 16th-century classicist building overlooking Amstel Canal and is considered the oldest hotel in the Dutch capital. Tivoli Doelen Amsterdam Hotel was the original home to Rembrandt’s famous painting The Night Watch, and its old-world elegance evokes the Dutch Golden Age.

Reimagining the African safari through a modern lens
Serengeti Explorer by Elewana will open in Tanzania in March 2024. The 74-room property will replace an existing property, so as not to add any more bed nights to the precious Serengeti ecosystem. Serengeti Explorer will offer a central, yet private location with panoramic views, extensive facilities and a competitive price point catering to an underrepresented market that sits just below full luxury.

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