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Luxury Hotel Openings in 2023
As the world slowly emerges from the pandemic and travel restrictions are lifted, the luxury hotel industry is poised for a major comeback in 2023. This year, several new properties are set to open their doors, offering travellers the chance to experience the very best in hospitality, design, and cuisine. From exotic tropical destinations to bustling urban centres, here are some of the most anticipated luxury hotel openings in 2023.
1. Aman New York
Aman is known for its stunning luxury resorts, and now the brand is bringing its unique blend of elegance and tranquility to the Big Apple. Manhattan’s iconic Crown Building is reimagined as Aman New York, where the city’s original architectural splendour and Aman’s harmonious design language collide, reimagining the inimitable tranquillity of Aman in the heart of Manhattan’s midtown. Aman New York is set to open in the heart of Manhattan, offering guests 83 luxurious suites and a full-service spa. The hotel will also feature several dining options, including a Japanese restaurant and a bar overlooking Central Park. With a year-round Garden Terrace, flagship Aman Spa and spacious suites all among the largest in the city.
2. Rosewood Sao Paulo
Located in the vibrant city of Sao Paulo, Rosewood Sao Paulo promises to be one of the most impressive luxury hotels in South America. Mirroring the energy and heritage of Brazil, Rosewood São Paulo is a metropolitan oasis located at Cidade Matarazzo – a complex of elegantly preserved buildings from the early 20th century converted into a mixed-use destination in the heart of the city. Anchoring the lifestyle hub, the Rosewood São Paulo occupies one of the area’s few remaining historical landmark buildings and a striking new vertical garden tower by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel with interiors by visionary designer Philippe Starck. The hotel will feature 151 guest rooms and suites, as well as a rooftop pool, spa, and multiple restaurants. With its prime location in the heart of the city, Rosewood Sao Paulo is sure to be a popular choice for both business and leisure travellers.
3. Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, Mexico
Mexico’s Pacific coast is known for its stunning beaches and warm climate, and now Four Seasons is set to open a new resort in the region. Escape to a secluded nature reserve in Mexico’s Tamarindo, the pristine coastline where verdant jungle meets the Pacific Ocean. The Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo will feature 155 guest rooms and suites, all of which offer stunning ocean views. The resort will also have several dining options, a full-service spa, and a range of outdoor activities, including surfing, snorkelling, and golf. Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México, invites you to leave the world behind and explore this undiscovered region of Mexico – far from everything, yet remotely close. This particular topography, and the wildlife that calls it home, make the area a treasure to be protected.
4. Waldorf Astoria Maldives IthaafushiTamarindo, Mexico
The Maldives are already known for their stunning luxury resorts, and now the iconic Waldorf Astoria brand is getting in on the action. Nestled among white sands and crystal blue waters, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi resort is a 45-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport. From 11 celebrated dining venues, including Michelin starred chef Dave Pynt, Zuma Maldives and Terra, the only private hand-crafted bamboo dining pods in the Maldives, a world-class spa sanctuary, the first aqua wellness centre of its kind in the Maldives, and an exclusive private island, the resort offers a plethora of activities for all generations.The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will feature 138 villas, each with a private pool and direct access to the beach. The resort will also have several dining options, a full service spa, and a range of water sports activities.
5. Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid
The Ritz in Madrid has long been one of the most iconic hotels in Europe, and now the property is being rebranded as a Mandarin Oriental. The Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid combines luxurious comfort with contemporary amenities, and their 153 guest rooms and suites, all of which have been completely renovated exudes a classic sense of style. The hotel will also feature several dining options, a rooftop terrace, and a spa to unwind.
6. Amanvari, Mexico
Another Aman property is set to open in 2023, this time in the beautiful Baja California region of Mexico. Aman creates sanctuaries that provide guests and residents with the feelings they so desire – of solitude, of being away from it all, but yet a sense of belonging. Tucked away where the sea, the wild desert and farmland meet, Aman’s new destination in Mexico will offer a peaceful escape and private oasis at the edge of the Sea of Cortés. Amanvari will feature 20 luxurious villas, each with its own private pool and direct access to the beach. The resort will also have a full- service spa, several dining options, and a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. An organic, contemporary design aesthetic permeates Amanvari, with spaces that flow seamlessly from indoors to out. Pavilions and homes rise from the surrounding landscapes, commanding enviable views over the Sea of Cortés.
7. The St. Regis Bermuda Resort
Bermuda is known for its stunning beaches and warm climate, and now the iconic St. Regis brand is opening a new resort on the island. Named Condé Nast 2022 Traveler Hot List, winner, The St. Regis Bermuda Resort is a haven of oceanfront elegance situated in the historic town of St. George’s, just steps from the soft white sands of St. Catherine’s Beach. The calm turquoise water and stunning views create an iconic resort setting where lavishly appointed accommodations, exceptional amenities and impeccable service combine for an unforgettable stay in St. George. The St. Regis Bermuda Resort will feature 120 guest rooms and suites, all of which have been designed to offer stunning ocean views. The resort will also have several dining options, a full-service spa, and a range of outdoor activities, including tennis, golf, and water sports. Overlooking azure waters, the resort’s pool deck area features two swimming pools, luxury loungers and private cabanas for an exclusive retreat. Enjoy state- of-the-art cuisine at our flavourful all-day restaurant. Refined relaxation awaits at The St. Regis Spa, offering a comprehensive menu of unique personalised treatments using natural and precious elements.